Craig Spagnoli

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Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Commuting

De Beers stakes its reputation on spotting the difference | Reuters

MAIDENHEAD, England (Reuters) - In nature it takes billions of years to produce a diamond, or a laboratory can grow one in days and to the untrained eye, it looks the same.<p>For De Beers, telling the difference is fundamental to protecting its reputation as the world’s leading diamond firm by value …

This is the only marinade you'll need this grilling season

I looked out Amanda Hesser's kitchen door at one of my very first Food52 photo shoots, and there Merrill was: Out on the deck, wrangling a very hot, flaming grill. Badass.<p>This was back when we shot everything we put up on the site in Amanda's house — and on her nightstand, as it happens — and …

How A Professional Traveler Upgrades His Flights And Hotels

Oh, it's savvy.<p>We've all been there -- about to embark on a lengthy flight or check into a hotel for a few nights. While there's nothing <i>wrong</i> with the seat we've booked or the room we've reserved, it sure would be nice to stretch our legs just a <i>bit</i> further, or stare at a view of the water instead …

Ethiopia struggles with worst drought for 50 years leaving 18 million people in need of aid

Every morning Aisha Nor rises at dawn to spend several hours gathering dry twigs from the scrubland around her home.<p>By selling them each week at the local market, she can earn just enough to buy sweet black tea to supplement her children’s daily bread ration. And that, in turn, may be just enough …

Three awesome new features added to Google Photos

Google Photos got some love at Google's Nexus event. Check out what's new.<p>During its Nexus event Tuesday, Google also announced a few big updates to Google Photos , the photo storage service it debuted earlier this year. Sharing is improved, you can display photos on your TV and there's a new tool …

Prime Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Has Been Captured, Thai Junta Chief Says

The prime suspect in last month’s bombing of Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine has been arrested at the Thai-Cambodian border, Thailand’s officials said …

10 Simple Clean Eating Swaps

When it comes to eating better, an easy place to start is to cut back on the amount of highly processed foods you’ve been noshing on. Are you bummed …

Karine Icher leads former champion Lydia Ko at Canadian Women’s Open

France's Karine Icher made it look easy Thursday.<p>Icher birded seven of her first 11 holes to shoot a 7-under 65 and lead after the first round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament.<p>"Golf should be simple," said the native of Chateauroux, who now lives in Orlando, Fla. "Sometimes it's …

How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

I Suck at Habits: How Do I Get Better?

I’ve had numerous readers tell me that they Suck at Habits. And I totally get that, because in 2005, that’s exactly where I was. I sucked at …

What is the black stick below the riders' saddles at the Tour de France?

You may have noticed the black plastic stick jutting out from the back of riders saddle during the Tour de France and wondered what they are.<p>These …

App Shows You Which Surgeons Are The Most Dangerous

ProPublica's new software allows users to view surgeons' complication rates<p>In 2012, 71-year-old LaVerne Stiles had spinal fusion surgery to repair a small fracture caused by a car accident a few weeks before. When she chose between the three surgeons at her nearby hospital in central Florida, she …

You should be paying attention to this economic indicator

A "no" vote from the Greek referendum last Sunday, the vast stock market selloff in China, and the volatile movements in the price of U.S. crude oil have made it clear the worldwide economy is collectively riding the brakes. The 3.5-hour halt in trading on the NYSE also added to investors' …

Cliff-clinging concept house offers stomach-churning views

With a name like Casa Brutale, it's no surprise this concept house is made to challenge the bravery of its occupants.<p>The concept renders for the cliff-hanging Casa Brutale house will evoke a variety of emotions from viewers. Some may see it as a wondrous expression of fantastical architecture. Some …

Strong sales, but high abandonment for fitness trackers

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on …

US wholesale prices jump 0.5 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices at the wholesale level rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years in May, pushed higher by a sharp jump in the cost of …

Obama will restrict grenade launchers, military equipment from local police

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration on Monday moved to prohibit federal agencies from providing local cops with certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a "militarized" police response to unrest last …

Five Signs The Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Have Failed

How will the industry know if Samsung’s gamble with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is able to rescue the company and recover from the terrible financial results of 2015? The Samsung Galaxy S6 has to be a success for the South Korean company if it wants to maintain a leading position in the …

Mobile

The Ultimate Chef's Table Awaits on Mexico's Riviera Maya at the Royal Hideaway Playacar

An all-inclusive Mexican resort probably isn’t the first venue that comes to mind when you’re in the market for an extraordinary tasting menu. But dinner at the chef’s table at the Occidental Royal Hideaway Playacar in Playa del Carmen will make you reconsider your entire take on …

Outlook Illustrates Microsoft's New Mobile Strategy

When your market share is firmly in the niche territory, when your handset business is focused on the low-end low-margin space, and when your mobile operating system is going to be quietly pushed aside for a grand unified vision, how do you stay relevant in the mobile space?<p>Software.<p>That appears to …

Software

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

Nutrition

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …

10 Tips for Travelling with a Smartphone

Travelling with a smartphone can make everything easier. From Google Translate and Maps, to apps like TripAdvisor, to being able to check in with friends and loved ones, it’s awesome.<p>Along with the potential positives, there are some things to keep in mind, like keeping your data private.<p>So here …

7 Delicious Fall Foods That Are Great for Weight Loss

An R.D. breaks down what you should load up on at the farmers market right now.<p>Candied sweet potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Apple crumble. They're pretty much synonymous with autumn—but they're not exactly waistline-friendly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to prepare fall produce that actually help …

Brittany Maynard: My right to death with dignity at 29 - CNN.com

Brittany Maynard with her dog Charley in San Francisco. Maynard, a 29-year-old with terminal brain cancer, has died, advocacy group Compassion and Choices said in a Facebook post on Sunday. Click through to see more photos of Maynard's life.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Brittany Maynard's journey<p>Brittany Maynard's …

Catfish Tacos With Chipotle Slaw Recipe

Catfish Tacos With Chipotle Slaw Recipe from Food Republic• 1 teaspoon minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce<br>• 1/4 cup mayonnaise<br>• 1 tablespoon honey<br>• 2 …

11 Must-Try Japanese Foods You've Never Heard of

Sure you know sushi, but there's a whole world of amazing, lesser-known Japanese foods that deserve a taste (and an Instagram post) too.<p>Next time you're in your favorite Japanese restaurant, or if you're lucky enough to make a trip to Tokyo, step outside your comfort zone and order one of these …