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8 places to see redwoods near San Francisco that aren't Muir Woods

Visiting Muir Woods is about to get a lot more complicated. Gone are the days where you hold your breath as you drive down the windy Muir Woods Road, hoping to snag a spot close to the entrance.<p>Starting today, you'll have to make a reservation to visit these iconic trees.<p>So, we thought we'd put …

Everything flight attendants notice about you when you board a plane — and how their tips could help you get a free upgrade

From taking advantage of overbooked flights to being smart with air miles, we've heard it all when it comes to what does and doesn't work when you're looking to bag a free flight upgrade.<p>But it comes down to the what the flight attendant thinks of you. And there are a number of things they look out …

Controversial Paper Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

How To Create A Movement Within Your Organization

We live in an age of movements: Political movements like the Arab Spring and Euromaidan, technology movements like open source and social movements like marriage equality. They seem to self-organize and spread virally, as if they were LOLCats or some other digital meme.<p>So why can’t we get our …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

What The iPhone 6 Is Really Made Of

You’ve heard about the rumored sapphire screens that didn’t show up on the final iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus designs, and by now you know that Apple Pay is a key part of the pitch for the next generation Apple smartphone, but there’s also a decent amount of real gold and silver in each iPhone as …

How GoPro and Tesla Hacked Digital Marketing

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Digital marketing, like the “analog” marketing that came before it, relies on word of mouth. Clicks, shares, pins and retweets are all part of the conversation.<p>Even in the …

Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

Google Maps adds Waze traffic data to the desktop, brings back Pegman

The dramatic overhaul of Google Maps on the desktop saw the world lose a good friend. That friend: Pegman. The tiny yellow avatar that you could drop almost anywhere to get instant access to Street View disappeared. Instead, the ground level perspective was accessed by first clicking on a point on …

Facebook redesigns the Like button for the first time

When you're redesigning the Like button, which appears on over 7.5 million websites, the details count. Every pixel you change, color you swap, and drop-shadow you alter will get seen 22 billion times per day, Facebook says. So, the company hasn't bothered much with rethinking the look of the Like …