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Toshiba Excite Write review

It's a tricky thing to name your devices after a verb. And when we say "tricky," we mean ill-advised. That Toshiba could willfully overlook Excite as a magnet for terrible (and terribly negative) puns speaks to its distance from the tablet category (remember the Thrive?). Yet, here we have another …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Preparing for Retirement: 5 Things You Need to Do Today

Whether you are starting your first job or winding down your last, here are five things you need to do to ready yourself financially for retirement.

The Shelf Life of Common Foods

Sure, most foods purchased at a grocery store that don’t come from the produce section have expiration dates on them, but sell by dates are usually …

29 Ways to Stay Creative

It’s said that we’re all creative when we’re young, but that as we get older, most of us lose that childhood innocence that allows us to think …

10 Ways to Find Your Own Personal Strengths

Our personal strengths are part of what makes us unique as individuals, and part of the value we offer to the world around us. If we’re not aware of …

How to Start Effective Conversations with Your Employees

How to Start Effective Conversations with Your Employees—simple technique to measure challenge level, fun level, and team perception.

5 Simple Tips to Meditate Like a Monk

Day after day, you sit on the cushion, but every time you commit to sit your thoughts pull you away. Or maybe it’s not your mind, but it’s your body: …

12 Foods Rich In Antioxidants

Antioxidants can help you look younger and stay healthier with their cell-protecting nature. These twelve foods are loaded with antioxidants and …

Dark Stone and Industrial-Strength Materials Line a Contemplative Australian House

Contemplative is not an adjective you’d normally associate with Australia, but here’s a peaceful stone-lined house that exemplifies the quality.<p>Dark …

Outdoor DIY Inspiration: Al Fresco Ovens

For those of you brave enough to take on this type of project, here are five different ways to make homemade, wood-fired pizza and/or bread ovens. …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/05/sonoma-mountain-house-by-nielsen-schuh-architects/ Sonoma Mountain House by Nielsen Schuh Architects

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/05/suncrest-residence-by-heliotrope-architects/ Suncrest Residence by Heliotrope Architects

China’s the world’s biggest shipbuilder—and its shipbuilding companies are foundering

China’s Rongsheng Heavy Industries—the largest private shipbuilder in the world’s number one shipbuilding country—is in a bad shape. Struggling with plummeting orders and soaring debts, on Friday the company appealed to Beijing and its shareholders for help.<p>Rongsheng reported a net loss of $93.5 …

HTC One Google Play edition: what's different?

Last week we got our hands on the HTC One Google Play edition and shared our first impressions. Today we dig a little deeper into how this superphone differs from its Sense 5-equipped siblings, with a focus on benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. As you'll recall, Samsung introduced a …