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This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

The secret is a circular design: Tiny solid wheels fold up into a frame made of two circles instead of the usual triangle. A circular seat doubles as …

New 'Tripr' App Makes Your Friends For You, Ahead Of Time

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next vacation? New travel app Tripr can (and will) make that happen.<p>The app's mantra is that you should …

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.<p><i>By Amy Burkhardt for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on …

Airports

I Thought All Wearables Were Hideous And Vowed To Never Buy One — Until I Saw This

I haven't spoken to a single woman who wants one. Finding a guy who wants one is difficult as well. I've only seen one in the wild, on a Twitter PR person. Tech investor Marc Andreessen is the only person I can think of who's excited to buy one.<p>I'm not a fashion snob. I have some cute $30 shoes …

Wearable Tech

Three Steps To Writing The Perfect LinkedIn Summary

If you read my Forbes article “Move Over, Resume, You’ve Been Replaced,” you understand why your bio (I call it a 3D brand bio) is the most powerful personal branding tool you have. And in the digital world, the most important version of your bio is your LinkedIn summary. This will likely be read …

A Prominent Financial Columnist Is Calling For Radical Reforms To The Global Economy

MARTIN WOLF is an influential commentator. His weekly column in the Financial Times is required reading for the international financial elite. Paul Krugman of the New York Times may be the darling of the left and the Wall Street Journal editorial page the bible of many on the right, but inside …

There is much more to America’s border crisis than you think

<b>(AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Reuters/Samantha Sais/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>Even after the news cameras, what’s been happening to children crossing the U.S.-Mexican border sadly continues<p>Aviva Chomsky<p>August 31, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Call it irony or call it a …

IBM lets scientists pay to play with its thinking supercomputer

IBM's Watson promises to usher in a new era of "cognitive computing," but, so far, all the system has demonstrated is a knack for game shows. Now, however, IBM has announced Watson Discovery Advisor, a cloud-based service that'll enable researchers to harness those smarts to do more than put Ken …

10 Best Underwater Adventures in the World

Life on land offers plenty of tantalizing options for adventure travelers, but there's a whole other world of excitement waiting under the sea. You don't have to be a daredevil to take on these deep-sea adventures, but a visit to any one of these amazing spots will require some guts. While some of …

Daredevils

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

Opinion: This house market is falling apart

Most real estate experts believe the U.S. housing market is roaring back. Few have anything to negative to say about real estate. But what if they’re …

Kobo's Aura H20 lets you read in the bath

With Barnes and Noble reduced to borrowing Samsung tablets and Sony giving up altogether, only Kobo stands in the way of Amazon's total e-book domination. Now, the company is hoping to steal a march on its rival by introducing the first waterproof e-reader, the Aura H2O (assuming you don't count …

S&P 500 tops 2K -- but can't close above it

So much for the stock market rally coming to a screeching halt. The S&P 500 surpassed the 2,000 level for the first time ever on Monday morning -- but it failed to finish the day above the 2K mark. It closed a hair under 1,998.<p>Despite a fair amount of ups and downs over the past few months, the …

Talk of ECB action grows as European economy fades

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Worries about the economy are rippling through Europe.<p>Downbeat data have pushed the European Central Bank closer to more …

Big Private Cos Beating Public Firms In 2 Key Metrics

Large, privately held companies in the U.S. are growing at a faster rate than publicly traded companies and are generating higher profit margins, according to data from Sageworks, a financial information company. In other words, while Wall Street gets most of the headlines, these large, private …

Mark Carney, The Bank Of England's Monetary Policy Chameleon

The greenback rocketed to an 11-month high against the embattled euro and it gained on several other currencies on Wednesday fueled by signs the American economy continues to recapture its mojo.<p>Investors will zero in on a number of events for direction today, notably the release of the minutes from …

Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform

Chain today is launching as a startup that hopes to become the definitive development platform for Bitcoin, whether the ultimate application relates …

Stocks Mostly Rise as Fed Considers Prompt Move on Rate Hikes

Markets<p>Stocks mostly rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 almost touching its record close, after a report from the Federal Reserve's last meeting showed some officials want a "relatively prompt" rate hike based on the economy's progress. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed unofficially 59 …

S&P 500

U.K. bank hit with $300 million New York fine

Standard Chartered Bank will pay $300 million for not meeting the terms of a money laundering settlement with the state of New York.<p>Besides the payment, the British bank has to suspend the flow of currency between its New York and Hong Kong branches, and exit "high-risk" client relationships in …

LG's new curved device is a 34-inch ultrawide display

Does anybody know if LG and Samsung are looking for a new tagline? Because we'd like to suggest "Real manufacturers have curves," if so. LG, for one, is slated to unveil a 21:9 ultrawide IPS monitor (model 34UC97) at IFA 2014, which (unlike the flatter 21:9 screen the company released a year ago) …

I Moved To San Francisco — And Now I Have Apps Doing Everything For Me

It's the kind of convenience I've become accustomed to after living in New York for over six years. I can get just about anything I want, whenever I want, all within a few blocks of my home. There's a Starbucks 184 feet away from my front door. There's a classy Italian steakhouse across the street. …

Moovit Now Helps When You Take Public Transport

Moovit, an app we’ve written about a few times which aims to become the ‘Waze for public transit,’ just got a major update that provides live information when you are actually using public transport.<p>‘Start Ride’ mode will provide your estimated time of arrival throughout, and will let you know when …

Pour Your Pellets Into The Sculptify David For Some 3D Printing

Most home 3D printing systems use a few basic tools to build objects. First you have a build plate and an extruder. A motor pulls plastic filament through a heated nozzle and squeezes it out, slowly but surely creating layer after layer until you have a 3D-printed Pokemon knock-off. But specialized …

Don’t sell stocks too early — and don’t even think of shorting Tesla - Need to Know - MarketWatch

By Barbara Kollmeyer<p>DreamWorks/Universal Picture<p>Investors hanging around to watch the paint dry in August are entertaining themselves, it seems, by …

These companies want to bring down America’s airline mafia

You might expect scrappy start-ups to steer clear of an industry plagued by bankruptcies, rising costs and accusations of monopolistic behavior. But the tough times facing the US airline industry have inspired a new crop of small carriers, all gunning to be the next JetBlue or Southwest.<p>Mergers …

The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel

Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the world is a complicated place, but you can take solace in knowing that a once-dangerous area can make a comeback.<p>You know the feeling: daydreaming of traveling to some exotic destination, only to …

More members of Amazonian tribe seek help from Brazil

More than 20 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe have made contact with the Brazilian authorities amid growing fears that they are being driven from their forest home by drug smugglers or illegal loggers.<p>The implicit plea for sanctuary, support and weapons follows encounters in June and July …

We may be one step closer to a cure for jet lag

No amount of pampering, pillow-fluffing, or photon-showering on airplanes has yet saved corporate jet-setters and global adventurists from the pain of jet lag. But new research published in <i>eLife</i> has sniffed out a potentially potent solution: a drug that would tamper with the master sleep cycle gene …

Jet Lag