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Google abandons industry standard for IM, which has SMS implications for Hangouts

Google Hangouts, the darling of I/O 2013, is said to be Google’s answer for unified messaging. They have been admittedly slow to pick up on the importance of messaging, and especially poor at making sure their messaging services work well with one another (and others). Hangouts was supposed to …

The First Web Page, Amazingly, Is Lost

Given the World Wide Web's ubiquity, you might be tempted to believe that everything is online. But there's one important piece of the Web's own history that can't be found through a search engine: the very first Web page.<p>Now a team at the lab where the World Wide Web was invented is seeking to …

Building a Get-Home Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

Theodore Roosevelt Motivational Posters | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you’ll know that we’re big fans of Theodore Roosevelt. No one preached the art of manliness more …

How to Make Smoked Ribs on a Gas Grill | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Mcintyre.</i><p>Learning basic cooking skills was not a priority for me while growing up. The transition from …

Microsoft details its two-part console reveal for the next Xbox

The next Xbox console will be revealed in two stages, said Microsoft's interactive entertainment chief of staff Aaron Greenberg on the latest Major Nelson podcast.<p>As was previously announced, the first stage of the reveal begins May 21 in which the company will unveil its next-generation Xbox …

Reports: W.H. told of probe in April

The White House counsel learned the preliminary results of a probe into the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups in late April.<p>A senior White House official confirmed to POLITICO that Treasury Department staffers told White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler the inspector general report was nearing …

Lenovo’s Horizon PC Turns Your Coffee Table Into a Touchscreen Game Center

What kind of computer comes with an explicit warning not to rest your coffee cup on it?<p>A computer like Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre Horizon PC does -– and …

LG to demo bendable, unbreakable smartphone screen

LG Display is preparing to demonstrate a new, flexible smartphone panel that promises to be unbreakable.<p>The new screen is set to pop up at the Society for Information Display's annual exhibition, Display Week 2013. The event, which showcases display products, is taking place this week in Vancouver, …

Ground control to 'Major Tim'

<b>It takes the "right stuff" to withstand cosmic bursts of camera light and meteoric bombardments of questions, but Tim Peake is orbit-ready and passed the test of facing the massed media on Monday morning.</b><p>As Britain's first official, government-backed astronaut, his selection for a mission in late …