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I want to replace all my Lightning cords with this battery cable

Nomad is a company that sells ultra-rugged charging cables, made out of ballistic nylon, extra thick wire, and kevlar to make sure that your charging cable doesn’t fall apart. Its latest cable takes it a step further by adding a small integrated battery pack into the Lighting cable itself to charge …

The threat from Russia

FOUR years ago Mitt Romney, then a Republican candidate, said that Russia was America’s “number-one geopolitical foe”. Barack Obama, among others, …

Geopolitics

The Trade Deficit Isn’t a Scorecard, and Cutting It Won’t Make America Great Again

Donald Trump believes that a half-trillion-dollar trade deficit with the rest of the world makes the United States a loser and countries with trade surpluses like China and Mexico winners.<p>“They’re beating us so badly,” he has said. “Every country we lose money with.”<p>The reality is different. Trade …

Economics

A Timeline of Donald Trump’s Creepiness While He Owned Miss Universe

Donald Trump was forced to sell the Miss Universe Organization – which also includes sister scholarship programs Miss USA and Miss Teen USA – in 2015 …

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Sanders fans back Clinton with unenthusiastic hashtag

As Hillary Clinton was named the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday, some Bernie Sanders supporters showed their reluctance to …

Government

For Oil Drillers And Retirement Savers, This Is Not A Good Day

This day is starting out really nasty if you happen to be an oil driller — or a baby boomer who would like to retire with a nest egg.<p>Through the night and into the morning, the price of oil has been falling. You can now buy a barrel for less than $30. (Remember, it was nearly $115 as recently as …

Pooping Stars: NASA Reveals What Happens To Human Waste Aboard The ISS

Ever wondered what happens to astronaut’s excrement when they’re on the International Space Station? Well, wonder no more!<p>It turns out that the faeces is ejected from the station and burns up in Earth’s atmosphere as rather gross shooting stars, according to NASA.<p>We’re halfway through the NASA and …

Supergirl pilot leaks six months early in full HD

The first episode of CBS's forthcoming <i>Supergirl</i> series has leaked online a full six months before it was scheduled to air. Two versions of the 46-minute episode (one in full HD and another in lower resolution) made their way onto torrenting sites late last week, with BitTorrent news site …

Big Data and mobile analytics: Ready to rule 2015

2014 was a big year for big data, a term that gradually gained momentum to become one of the most talked-about subjects in the tech world. With 2015 fast approaching, prepare for big data’s total domination, as it, along with the Internet of Things, is set to be the focus of web and mobile.<p>It will …

Google Analytics

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

Wii U sales jump in wake of price cut, increased by 200 percent in September

It looks like Nintendo's Wii U is finally getting the shot in the arm it needs: according to the latest numbers, the console's sales jumped 200 percent last month. The company points to the Wii U's August price drop and the introduction of a limited-edition <i>Legend of Zelda</i> bundle for the increased …

Best Buy puts iPhone 5C on sale for $50 just two weeks after launch

Sometimes it pays to wait. A mere two weeks after the iPhone 5C launched nationwide, Best Buy is offering the device for only $50 today through Sunday. It's not exactly a straightforward price cut, as the company is throwing in a $50 gift card to trim down the iPhone 5C's regular $99 cost. But the …

AT&T to bring LTE to 50 more markets by the end of 2013, Fargo citizens rejoice

American LTE rollouts by themselves are nothing special now that 4G covers large parts of the country. AT&T just gave us reason to take notice, however, with promises that it will bring LTE to 50 more markets before the end of the year. The deployments cover a wide swath of the US, ranging from the …

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

L.A. Lakers Drama: Owners Jeanie and Jim Buss on Power-Sharing, Phil Jackson and Filling Dad's Shoes

In their first profile since Jerry Buss died in February, his son and daughter reveal their complicated relationship and the plan to reboot their …

Jonny Flynn Wants Back In

The quick destruction and slow rehabilitation of a forgotten lottery pick<p>Tyronn Lue needed a sub. Someone to fill the garbage time. So the Clippers …

Improve Your Job Interviews with Better Storytelling

Storytelling not only activates our brains, it's an essential skill for presentations, writing, and conversations—including job interviews. 99U …

Microsoft, Stop Trying To Make Windows RT Happen

Bloomberg is reporting this morning that Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows RT for small tablets in a seemingly desperate bid to spur sales.<p>It’s a rather predictable move and a touch sad. Tablets based on Windows RT, an operating system that’s pure garbage, are not selling, because, …

Batman is YouTube's favorite superhero

This might not rank as the greatest achievement in Batman's storied career, but the dark knight of Gotham has earned the distinction of being the most sought-after superhero on YouTube. Raking in three billion views and over 71,000 hours of video watched, Bruce Wayne's alter-ego reigns supreme …

Neverwinter Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Allegra Frank on Jan 22, 2016 01.22.16<p>David Gaider, the writer behind popular BioWare games like Dragon Age: Inquisition and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, has left the studio after nearly two decades. He announced the news...<p>By Owen S. Good on Jun 03, 2015 …

Publishing Business Group: How We Started PC Magazine

How We Started PC Magazine in 1981 with $150,000<p>This is the first issue of PC Magazine. It was created during the winter of 1981 and printed in …

Dear Hollywood: Hiring women directors could rescue the superhero movie. Love, half the human race. | Balder and Dash

The superhero picture is suffering from female trouble, and not just because a franchise based on Wonder Woman keeps going in and out of development …

Roger Ebert on Twitter: "SUPER women directing superhero movies! http://t.co/pb0NhJin7s http://t.co/XVTj8ZOvTk"

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Software Is Still King. Hardware Is Just Along for the Ride

Sometimes, inspiration comes from the most mundane experiences – late-night phone calls, commuting, or in the case of Dropcam, dogs pooping on your …

LA Times

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