Barbara Marincel

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Bezos: Kindle HDX Won't Make Money, and I Don't Care

Amazon's new tablet may have a price hike, but that won't help its profitability says CEO Jeff Bezos.<p>Amazon.com is launching a new version of its …

Instagram refreshed for iOS 7 with larger images and videos, available for download today

Instagram may have missed the initial iOS 7 update run last week, but the retooled iPhone app is good to go now. Version 4.2, available for download today, brings design tweaks that mesh better with the latest iOS, with a slightly simpler interface and rounded profile pictures in the feed. …

Will Summer Blackouts Doom The Texas Boom?

Texas has been an economic powerhouse in recent years. Gross domestic product in the Lone Star State, which hit $1.2 trillion before the recession, is now closing in on $1.4 trillion. The oil and gas industry has been booming. The housing market in Houston is the hottest in the country.<p>In terms of …

How do you find the best mobile health apps? HealthTap gets doctors to weigh in

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>With an estimated 40,000 mobile apps for iOS (s AAPL) and Android (s GOOG) that want to help you lose weight, track your …

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Tobacco and Electronic Cigarettes Under Fire in Europe

They may be incapable of arriving at common means to revive their collective economy, but when it comes to the safety of their kids, European leaders on Friday were able to reach what’s being lauded as a landmark political agreement to regulate how tobacco products are produced, packaged and …

Stylish Location Diary App Rove Now Lets you Share your Trips

From Moves to Narrato, apps that allow you to record what you’ve been up to and where you’ve been, either automatically or manually, seem to be enjoying a resurgence at the moment. Rove is a beautiful-looking iOS app that records your journeys in a similar way to Moves, but focuses more on the …

Apple's operating system aims to shift the way we interact with our devices

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Wealthfront Launches Wealthfront.org To Give Web-Based Investment Tools To Non-Profits

Automated investment services company Wealthfront has made its name as an alternative to traditional financial advisory services for individuals, especially “Generation Y” techies just starting to pull their nest eggs together.<p>Today, the company is looking to expand its user base in a different …

Can fossils help predict when the glaciers will crumble? - Futurity

Scientists thought an ice sheet formed more than 90 million years ago when the climate …

Fossils

The Perks Of Coffee Drinks

Anything this good must be bad.<p>That's the prevailing attitude when it comes to caffeine, isn't it? We crave it. We guzzle it. Drinking coffee makes us feel good — better able to handle an overbearing boss or an unruly pack of toddlers. But then... we feel guilty about it, suspecting that sooner or …

10 Reasons to Bring the Outdoors In

Have you ever stepped out of the car (after a traffic-dodging drive from the city) into fresh mountain air, drawn in a deep breath, and felt …

Music therapy helps children who have witnessed domestic violence

Every day, Ashram Housing Association's reducing domestic violence service gets around five calls from the police, statutory and voluntary agencies asking us to help women affected by domestic abuse.<p>This is in addition to the stream of calls from women in the community seeking advice and guidance, …

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10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

How to Reverse-Outline Your First Draft

You know that producing an outline is an effective strategy for helping you organize your writing. Whether the content is a novel, an interview, a …

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Youth Interrupted: Myanmar's Underage, Illiterate Workers

Little King can't read or write. Little King can't tell you the name of his country's president.<p>But he's sturdy enough to balance heavy, spine-bending bundles of cargo atop his skull. Strong enough to tug dinghies loaded with bananas across the Yangon River's mucky banks at low tide.<p>Down by the …

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Why Weight Gain After Menopause?

A complaint I hear on a regular basis in my practice amongst menopausal and post-menopausal women is a problem of "unexplained" weight gain. In actuality, there are combinations of physiological factors that do indeed easily explain this dreaded phenomenon. The good news is that we are not stuck …

Women's Health

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4 Rules for a Clothing Budget

Now that I am a mom, a wife, and a new homeowner, I have come to realize that I have to set a clothing budget. That is a whole lot of change in such …

Personal Finance

7 Facebook Mistakes that Make You Look Ridiculous

Image: Robert S Donovan via Flickr<p>I’m a stickler for good Facebook etiquette. The opposite drives me mad and works my nerves. Read this post to avoid …

How To Never Oversleep Again

I do it. You do it. Even famous people do it.<p>We're talking about oversleeping, the cause of panicked wake-ups, harried mornings and angry bosses. So how can you stop the madness?<p>To avoid sleeping too late, there are "two things you're looking at: How can I make it so my body doesn't want to …

Amazing Road Trips

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

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