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Photos and Journal | Jam Cruise 13 | Day One

<b>Words by: Scott Bernstein<br>Images by: Joshua Timmermans</b><p>Jam Cruise 13 is well underway after the MSC Divina departed from the Port Of Miami on Tuesday …

Allman Brothers Band

The Coolest Places to Eat in Indianapolis

<i>The Indianapolis food scene is having a moment, as new restaurants, brew pubs, and sweet shops have opened around the city. We asked Benjamin and</i> …

Seasonal Food

3 Apps to Help Curb Procrastination

<i>Below is an excerpt from “3 Ways to Curb Procrastination,”</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>We're all guilty …

Procrastination

6 of the Coolest Smart Home Innovations at CES

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Innovation

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2014

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here's …

Top 10

Kerry’s Miscalculation on the U.N. Palestine Resolutions

On December 18th, John Kerry told a luncheon gathering of twenty-eight European Union ambassadors that Washington would not support, or even discuss, any United Nations resolution on Palestine before the Israeli elections on March 17th. The remarks were ostensibly private, though it is hard to …

The Tragedy of the American Military

The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win.<p>In mid-September, while President Obama was fending …

Workflow for iOS Helps Automate Everything on Your Phone

Workflow for iOS takes all those repetitive, annoying tasks you always do on your iPhone and lets you create custom icons or share actions so it’s as easy as one click.<p>Basically, Workflow allows you to quickly wire up multiple services to work together in sequence. For example, a basic workflow …

4 DARPA Projects That Could Be Bigger Than the Internet

Forty years ago, a group of re­search­ers with mil­it­ary money set out to test the wacky idea of mak­ing com­puters talk to one an­oth­er in a new …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Next-Gen Health Analytics Requirements Unclear

Healthcare organizations know they need analytic software tailored to accountable care organization operations and population health management -- …

Big Data

Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

The car maker is demonstrating how homes and cars will become part of the same renewable energy system.<p>In the future, auto companies won’t just build cars. They’ll build cars that are part of the energy infrastructure, providing back up storage for the solar panels on your roof, and reinforcing the …

DVR Rewind | Brian Williams Gin And Juice On Fallon

Back in February the <i>Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon</i> team edited footage of Brian Williams hosting <i>Nightly News</i> to create a perfect rendition of …

Snoop Dogg

Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite China warnings | Reuters

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday after warnings from Beijing that the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would “seriously damage” ties with Washington.<p>The private meeting lasted about an hour, …

China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan

US military analyst says Beijing's military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands<p>China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the …

China

Men and Women Have Different Brain Circuitry

Men and women are different—is this news? According to a new study it is. Using a technique called diffusion tensor imaging, researchers have …

Research

The most commonly awarded grade at Harvard is an A

“The median grade in Harvard College is indeed an A-,” the school’s dean of education said today, according to the student newspaper. Even more stunning: “The most frequently awarded grade in Harvard College is actually a straight A.”<p>That ought to dispel any notion that Harvard is tough on its …

College & University

Google Launches Voice Search Hotword Extension for Chrome

Google today launched the Google Voice Search Hotword extension for Chrome, bring its “OK Google” feature to the desktop. You can download the new tool, currently in beta, now directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>Android users with version 4.4 KitKat will recognize the feature: it lets you talk to …

HP’s Q4 Earnings Beat Street and Shares Rise

Computing giant Hewlett-Packard just reported its fourth-quarter results, and they’re slightly better than expected, with some bad news mixed in.<p>HP’s …

Apple Awarded Patent for Refocusable Camera with Light-Field Technology

Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) for a digital camera including a refocusable imaging mode adapter, with the document also discussing the potential use of a similar camera system in a device like the iPhone.<p>The patent details a camera that is …

Senators Want Tech Companies To Serve As Healthcare.gov Alternative

Eight Democratic senators are finally asking the Obama Administration to let startups act as an alternative to the malfunctioning healthcare website, Healthcare.gov. “There are long-term advantages to providing Americans multiple ways to find and sign up for the health coverage that best meets …