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20 best Android apps and games this week

Djay 2, Google Fit, Microsoft Health, The Wolf Among Us, Angry Birds Transformers and more<p>It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for …

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

So, a wildfire starts burning around you and it's terrifying, sure. But it also makes for a hell of a wedding photo.

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

What really happens on your wedding night

Is the wedding night really all it's cracked up to be? With statistics showing that anywhere from 25% to 52% of couples don't even get around to having sex, we figured we ought to find out what they're doing instead. From passing out due to exhaustion to just passing out drunk, here are seven true …

Alibaba's Massive U.S. IPO Could Top Facebook's Debut

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public in the U.S., setting the stage for …

Credit Suisse

Mary Barra, First Female CEO Of GM, Gets Paid Half What Her Male Predecessor Made (UPDATE)

Last month, Mary Barra started work as chief executive officer of General Motors, becoming the first woman to run a major automaker. Her appointment was hailed as a significant milestone for female executives the world over. Even Barack Obama cited Barra during his State of the Union address as an …

NCAA upsets crush perfect bracket hopes

The billion dollar dream is over.<p>A second day of upsets ended any chance of someone having a perfect NCAA tournament bracket in Warren Buffet's $1 billion challenge. It was a favorite that provided the first blemish on the final three people's brackets in the Quicken Loans contest on the Yahoo …

These 5 sedans are V8-powered supercars in disguise

Supercar performance, raucous V8 engines, and four doors.<p>These five sedans don't look like supercars. They have no carbon tubs or active aerodynamic tricks that make them look like low-flying spacecraft. They fit human beings in their front and rear seats. They have cushy suspensions and seat …

Los Angeles

Here's The Technology That's Going To Make Your Phone's Internet 1,000 Times Faster Than 4G

Despite decades of advancements, we still lose signal when walking around in a big city like New York or San Francisco.<p>Or when attending a popular sporting event — individual towers just can't handle thousands of people trying to move data at once.<p>But a hot startup with some major engineering …

Internet of Things

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. These pictures are powerful. They are gripping and unforgettable because …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

Li Ka-Shing invests $23m into fake eggs. No yolk

On one level, it's a picture of a guy making scrambled eggs. But it provides a window onto a much bigger story.<p>In the photo on the right, Li Ka-Shing …

Taco Bell will start taking orders via smartphone later this year

Fourthmeal is going mobile. Later this year, Taco Bell will start accepting orders via smartphone, according to trade publication <i>Nation's Restaurant News</i><i>.</i> Rather than turn elsewhere for an existing mobile ordering solution, the fast food chain has reportedly spent more than two years perfecting its …

World's first carbon fibre 3D printer on sale next month

The £3,000 desktop printer can manufacture carbon fibre parts that are 20 times stiffer and five times stronger than plastic parts<p>An American firm which manufactures components for race cars has spun-out a startup to bring the world’s first carbon fibre 3D printer to market.<p>The $5,000 (£3,000) Mark …

All Natural Supplements

When you made the decision about going on the paleo diet, you didn’t all of a sudden transport yourself 11,000 years ago to the wild lands of what is …

BuiltForThis

So now that we have identified stressors and how they can affect us we can talk about how to counteract these stressors and help improve recovery to …

The Concept of Balancing Development: How to Coach a Beginner Weightlifter

There are a lot of sources for beginning weightlifting training information available these days. So much so that it is understandable that newcomers …

Neurology

Squatting, Valgus Knees, The Knees-Out Cue Facebook Coaches

Evidently the most popular term on the internet right now is “valgus”. The legions of keyboard warriors and Facebook coaches have latched on to it …

The Questions That Will Save Your Relationships

When I was a mama of three very tiny, very messy, very beautiful rug rats, we had DAYS THAT WENT ON FOR LIFETIMES. Craig left at 6:00 a.m. every morning and as I watched his showered, ironed self leave the house I felt incredibly blessed and thrilled to have so much time alone with my babies and …

Parenting

An untold story: What the Nest acquisition means for utilities

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Nest<p>We have seen many articles on Google’s planned $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest. And rightfully so. This story has …

Samsung foldable AMOLED display secretly show-off at CES

There was plenty on show at this year’s CES, but it seems that Samsung was also sneaking around the event with some new secret technology. Samsung was reported showing off a prototype foldable AMOLED display to selected guest behind closed doors.<p>Samsung Display showcased a 5.68 inch high resolution …

Phones

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

Sprint just turned its customers into recruiters with its unique spin on the family plan

5: Chamberlain Garage Power Station

When we first saw the Chamberlain Garage Power Station, we knew it belonged in our Holiday Giveaway. It combines an LED light, a PSI gauge, a power outlet and a 100 PSI inflator! Mount it in your garage for convenience like you've never known before. Retail value is $129. Good luck!<p><b>Giveaway 1:</b></b> …