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9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

Storage Ideas

Autofill on Chrome and Safari Can Give Hackers Access to Your Credit Card Info [UPDATED]

With a simple exploit, browsers like Chrome and Safari can be tricked into handing over your credit card information to hackers. And you wouldn’t …

Samsung's biggest problem in a nutshell: Even when users upgrade, they upgrade to the wrong phone

But that 40% rate is leagues ahead of Samsung's upgrade rate, which is just 26% per year, according to Kantar. Even worse, when Samsung customers upgrade they buy older models not the company's newest units, Kantar says.<p>Samsung's failure to persuade its own customers to buy its best, new products …

Mobile

Hopper raises $16 million for a travel app that tells you the best time to fly

Hopper, the makers of a handy travel application that tells you the best time to fly in order to find the best deals, has now raised additional capital to continue to grow its business. It has also scored a partnership with American Airlines which allows it to sell AA’s tickets through its app. In …

One Year of Kickstarter Purchases, Reviewed

The formula for inventing a new gadget used to be simple: have an idea, set up shop in your parents’ garage, eat only ramen, and eventually create a …

Donald Trump to the Mentally Ill: You’re Fired

It’s no coincidence his supporters mock Heidi Cruz for having allegedly suffered from depression. Trump has been dismissing, misrepresenting, and …

Hulu's new VR app lets you watch TV in your own personal cinema

Samsung Gear VR owners now have a lot more TV to watch: Hulu has launched an app on the Oculus store.<p>Much like the Netflix VR app, Hulu’s take allows you to watch videos in a virtual setting. But whereas Netflix only includes a living room environment and an empty ‘void’ space, Hulu’s app includes …

Virtual Reality

The Top 5 Jobs Startups Are Hiring for in 2016

It’s that time of year: Job Search Season. So, what are the top startup jobs in 2016?<p>The U.S. labor market is at a unique inflection …

Leaked ISIS documents reveal recruits' blood types, obedience levels

<b>(CNN) —</b> What's your first and last name? Your education and work experience? Do you have recommendations?<p>And are you willing to be a suicide attacker or would you prefer to be a fighter for ISIS?<p>Those were among the questions purportedly posed to would-be jihadis on what appears to be a kind of job …

The ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ just lost his job

Nine years ago, Dos Equis was an all but unknown brand. Then the Heineken-owned Mexican beer launched a suave, self-assured campaign with a spokesman possessing those qualities and more.<p>In 2007, Dos Equis introduced us to the “Most Interesting Man in the World.”<p>The persona was a straightforward, …

Behavioral Sciences

Woman experiences utterly absurd series of events on her way to work - and, thankfully, records it on Twitter

Twitter user MissPotkin knows how to tell a story. A story about a cement baby<p>A hearty congratulations to Twitter user @MissPotkin, who has today, in 25 tweets, composed one of the greatest stories about travelling to work we have ever read.<p>It involves a pushchair, some alarmed bystanders and a …

Killer of British backpacker Peter Falconio told no parole unless he reveals site of body

The Northern Territory plans to introduce a “no body, no parole” law that would force the killer of British backpacker Peter Falconio to reveal the whereabouts of the body<p>The man who murdered British backpacker Peter Falconio in the Australian outback would be forced to reveal the location of the …

At Ikea, Everybody Is Equal

During a visit in February to Ikea’s store in Miami, the company’s U.S. president, Lars Petersson, started talking trash.<p>It began when a worker there …

Victims in Pennsylvania Party Shooting Included Pregnant Woman

Five people were killed, including a pregnant woman, and three others were wounded after gunmen opened fire on a backyard party in Pennsylvania late Wednesday, with one of the shooters gunning down victims as they fled.<p>The gunmen are still on the loose after the shooting, which happened in …

Siblings

Why Trump Has It Backwards on Minority Groups

Their success won’t pose a threat to working class-whites; it’s their failure that would hurt society.<p>AUSTIN, Tex.—The underlying theme connecting much of Donald Trump’s message is that demographic, economic, and cultural change is erasing the America that his supporters remember and revere.<p>Usually …

College & University

Canadian prime minister brings 'Trudeaumania' to White House

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought "Trudeaumania" to America on Thursday and the verdict from official Washington was a resounding thumbs-up.<p>"Breath of fresh air," ''impressive" and "very impressive" was how some of the guests at a splashy White House state dinner in Canada's honor …

Spy Vs. Spies: Why Deciphering Putin Is So Hard For U.S. Intelligence

American intelligence officers are trained to tackle tough targets.<p>But there are tough targets, and then there's Russian President Vladimir Putin, who plays his cards so closely that it's hard for his own advisers to divine what he's thinking, says Gregory Treverton, chairman of the National …

Trump and Sanders grew up 15 miles away from each other, but worlds apart

The two presidential candidates are channeling anti-establishment characteristics but have very little in common – then and now<p>They grew up in New York City barely 15 miles apart – one in Midwood, a predominantly Jewish immigrant section of south-west Brooklyn, the other in the leafy, gated …

Indian drinks tycoon Vijay Mallya 'flees to Britain' with nearly £1bn in unpaid loans

Flamboyant owner of Kingfisher drinks empire - dubbed India's Richard Branson - left the country earlier this month amid attempts by banks to reclaim £900m<p>He was once known as India’s “King of Good Times”, the fast-living, superyacht-owning heir to the Kingfisher drinks empire who was a ubiquitous …

India

Celebs line up in Kim Kardashian nude selfie debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> More celebs are taking sides in the Kim Kardashian should-she-have/shouldn't-she-have nude selfie debate.<p>On Monday, Kardashian posted a picture of herself in the buff with black bars strategically placed and the caption "When you're like I have nothing to wear LOL."<p>The reality star …

Kim Kardashian

Bette Midler adds divine twist to Kim Kardashian feud with new 'nude' selfie

In the ongoing social media "feud" between Bette Midler and Kim Kardashian, it looks like the Divine Miss M is coming out on top. Or should we say, top-less?<p>The two-time Oscar nominee has been embroiled in a war of words with the reality star for the last few days, ever since Kardashian posted a …

Bette Midler

Nissan pulls the Leaf's phone app after security vulnerabilities come to light

Just a day after news spread that Nissan Leaf's NissanConnect app could be compromised by hackers to control fan settings (potentially draining the battery) and download logs of past drives, Nissan has pulled the functionality, saying that it is "looking forward to launching updated versions of …

$3,000 HoloLens dev kit available for pre-order now, shipping March 30

Futuristic hardware finally gets into developers' hands.<p>If you want to get your hands on Microsoft's holographic headset, the company is now taking …

Square Cash’s Fast Payments App Can Now Hold A Balance

Square Cash, the peer-to-peer payments app that aims to replace cash by offering instant deposits, rolled out another feature today that better positions the app to challenge competitors like PayPal and Venmo: the ability to maintain a cash balance. That is, users can now choose to switch on an …

FinTech

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

How the iPhone's security measures work

An FBI request that Apple develop software to bypass the security barriers of the iPhone 5C belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook has highlighted Apple’s encryption methods — technology that uses 256—bit encryption to keep data private. How it works:<p>What is 256-bit encryption?<p>Like …

Android Marshmallow problems: troubleshooting guide

The Android Marshmallow update may have only rolled out to just over one percent of Android devices but that number is about to pick up significantly, with Samsung releasing Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 and LG pushing it out for the G4 and G3. Nexus users and Moto X Pure Edition owners have been …

Android News

The enduring lesson of Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

“A court is only as sound as its jury, and a jury is only as sound as the men who make it up,” Atticus Finch, the lawyer in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” tells the jury in his closing arguments. Finch has just convincingly argued to acquit a black man, Tom Robinson, who was falsely accused of raping a …

African-American News