Connor Sears

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Around The World In ... A Lot Of Steps

Paul Salopek has discovered that the best way to take in information, to be a journalist and a storyteller, is not flying around the world with the latest technology. It's by walking.<p>"There's something about moving across the surface of the earth at 3 miles per hour that feels really good," he …

'Go Shorty, It's Your Birthday' And Other Black Bons Mots

A press copy of a 3-pound book recently came over the wholly metaphorical Code Switch transom. It's called <i>Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations,</i> and it's kind of amazing.<p>On the face of it, the book might seem like an odd, unwieldy exercise. Jokey alternate titles for the book immediately presented …

New Google Debit Card Draws Funds from Your Virtual Wallet

Google will release a prepaid debit card for use in stores and at ATM machines, the company announced Wednesday.<p>The Google Wallet Card will be tied …

Obamacare's threat to liberalism

From the moment of his improbable emergence as a presidential contender seven years ago, Barack Obama has always positioned himself as something better than a politician. And he has always presented his goals for progressive change as something bigger than the bare minimum a Democrat might hope for …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Articles about edge modern homes designed extreme sports on Dwell.com - Dwell

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>For the culmination of our cross-country road trip, The Monogram Modern Home travelled south to Miami during Art Basel and Design...<p>An email is nice and a letter is better, but for those whose epistolary …

Panthers win 6th straight, top Pats as game ends with flag picked up

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As the Carolina Panthers celebrated their sixth straight win, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were left wondering why a …

Japan wants to sell its super-fast levitating trains to the US

Former US politicians have visited Japan for a ride on a train that uses magnetic levitation to travel at 315 mph. As cities around the world consider the introduction of maglev trains, the Japanese government hopes the American group's experience of the journey — a test ahead of Japan's planned …

Apple to unveil 12.9-inch iPad, claims report

Apple is reportedly cooking up a tablet that would outsize the current iPad by more than two inches.<p>Citing an official at a Korean Apple supplier, news site Korea Times said on Tuesday that an iPad with a 12.9-inch Retina Display screen will launch in early 2014. The new iPad would boast a better …

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