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All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying …

Televisions

Revenue reversal coming: Major Social Security change projected to start in 2022

This will be the first time in 40 years this has happened.<p>Without taking anything away from Medicare, Social Security is arguably the most important social program in this country.<p>For many of the more than 62 million beneficiaries -- 42.8 million of which are retired workers, as of March 2018 – …

Retirement

Do it now! Protect your router from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Cyber-attacks

Texas

Bearded hipsters, would-be cowboys, and beach bums all find plenty to love in the Lone Star State, thanks to quirky Austin, expansive ranch lands, …

Texas

7 best ways to celebrate the start of summer in Austin

While summer officially starts on the solstice in late June (the longest day of the year), it unofficially kicks off in Austin on Memorial Day …

Texas

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped in 90 days or less is possible if you follow the right diet and exercise plan. Eating the right foods at the right time is paramount …

Nutrition

8 Months, 6 Continents: The World’s Longest Cruise Will Set Sail Next Summer

Viking Sun, a 465-stateroom vessel that accommodates 930 guests, is offering travelers the chance to check off more from their bucket list during one …

Cruise Ships

Free Date Nights in Austin, May 2-7, 2018

Needing a day or night out without the kids? You’ve come to the right place. Here are the best <b>FREE</b> date ideas in Austin this week.<p>Wednesday, May</b> …

Extreme Sports

Monday's Google Doodle Celebrates Mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 241st birthday of mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss, who was among the first to explore non-Euclidean geometry, proved the fundamental theorem of algebra, and discovered the equations to describe magnetism and electricity, which provided the basis …

Mathematics

A Traveler's Guide to the Major Cities in Peru

Peru has a population of just over 29 million, the majority of which lives in urban areas. According to the 2007 census, 75.9 percent of the …

Urbanism

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

America’s 25 Best Barbecue Chains for 2018 Gallery

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit/Yelp<p>Barbecue is as quintessentially American as apple pie or baseball. Each region has its own definition of what constitutes …

BBQ

Where to eat each state's most iconic dish

American food can be difficult to define, largely because our culinary landscape benefits from so many ethnic influences and regional variations. …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

Nutrition

Saigon Le Vendeur’s New Vietnamese Restaurant Serves Up Banh Mi

Vietnamese food truck <b>Saigon Le Vendeur</b> <b>opened</b> its first <b>brick and mortar restaurant</b> up in North Shoal Creek on <b>9070 Research Boulevard</b>. Called <b>Le Bleu</b>, the restaurant has been testing out the space since March.<p>Le Bleu’s menu is similar to Saigon’s food truck menu. There is various banh mi and rice …

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

War

Quickly Unpacking Uber’s Acquisition Of Jump Bikes

Today it was revealed that Uber, the largest startup/private-unicorn juggernaut reported spent $200M (cash & stock) to acquire San Francisco’s Jump …

San Francisco

Google just made it dead simple to cast pirated movies to your TV

Google has announced that a long-awaited feature is finally coming to the Chrome browser: A built-in, simple way to cast videos you have saved on …

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines just opened a restaurant in Waco, Texas — here's what it's like to visit

Chip and Joanna Gaines turned Waco, Texas into a tourist destination. And, they just gave fans of "Fixer Upper" another reason to visit.<p>The husband-and-wife duo opened a breakfast-centric restaurant called Magnolia Table in Waco this week, building on their growing local empire of …

Joanna Gaines

15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

Established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone actually stretches across parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Visit this stunning …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Austin’s Top Openings, Shutters, and News in March 2018

<b>March</b> brings the massive South by Southwest conference and festival to Austin, and the city responded in kind with a flurry of activity in anticipation of, and of course, during the festival. Restaurants like the Chameleon Group’s <b>Guild</b> and Aaron Franklin and Tyson Cole-helmed <b>Loro</b> rushed to be ready …

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You've sent off your awkwardly-collected saliva sample, and you're awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic "switched at birth" kind, but results …

Genetics

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

17 Top-Quality Fast-Food Spots in Austin

Homegrown <b>fast-food</b> and <b>fast-casua</b>l restaurants and chains are still enjoying a boom here in Austin, resulting in quick meals without sacrificing quality and physical well-being.<p>Switch up from that go-to Whataburger with these top quality fast food spots in Austin that also happen to be local. For …

Fast Food

These incredible Texas destinations beckon Austin travelers

As the year winds down, we're taking a look back at the most popular CultureMap travel stories of 2017, with a Texas bent. These destinations will …

An Eater’s Guide to Austin

This ever-expanding city is the epicenter of oak-smoked barbecue and the greasy foothold of Tex-Mex fare. While longtime restaurants keep a close eye on the surprisingly abundant bounty the hot climate provides, new restaurants just keep coming due to Austin's relatively reasonable cost of doing …

YouTube TV continues expansion, now available in 80 "metro areas"

Green Bay and Rochester, you just made the list<p>YouTube today announced that its YouTube TV subscription service is now available in 34 additional markets and covers 80 metro areas in total. The $35-per-month streaming TV service offers an unlimited cloud DVR and live programming from over 40 …