Emily Naveira

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The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

Social Media

Jacob's Well Is The Coolest Place To Swim In Texas

Think diving off the deep end is scary? Try jumping into Jacob's Well, which looks like the perfect -- if not terrifying -- way to spend a summer day.<p>Called "The Gem of Texas Hill Country," Jacob's Well is in Wimberley -- a short, 45-minute drive from Austin. The well was discovered in 1850 and is …

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all super-playable games for Apple devices in pretty much every genre, from hardcore RPGs and twitch-action games to …

20 Most Popular U.S. Cities Among International Travelers in 2013

Although New York City and Miami have long been among international visitors’ top urban destinations when coming to the U.S., an unexpected city …

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

Here’s the most important chart from the Federal Reserve’s latest move

So the Fed is out with it’s latest monetary policy statement. It’s pretty much as expected. A continued taper, to the tune of a $10–billion-a-month reduction in the central bank’s bond-buying programs. The statement reflected some uptick in economic activity. But here’s the chart the markets are …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning

<b>1. Amazon will announce a smartphone today.</b> Why? Because Amazon wants to control its destiny. We're in Seattle for the announcement, so stay tuned to our site all day for updates.<p><b>2. The Amazon smartphone will be an AT&T exclusive.</b><p><b>3. Tesla is now the world's most important auto company.</b> It's …

Indie Music

The Amazon phone is coming—here’s what to look for and why it matters

Read this for updates from the Fire Phone’s launch: Amazon launches a shopping machine and calls it a phone<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is expected to unveil the company’s first mobile phone tomorrow at an event in Seattle.<p>On the surface at least, this looks like an extraordinarily brash move. Apple’s iOS …

Infinite 1UP Glitch Found in Super Mario Bros. Decades Later

There's life in the old game yet.<p>Proving that old games can carry secrets even in the internet age, someone has - allegedly - unearthed a glitch in …

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Backpacking

John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …

Florida Everglades wildfire spreads and threatens residents with severe smoke

A wildfire that burned more than 20,000 acres of the Florida Everglades has spread, forestry officials said, threatening to cover millions of residents in the south of the state with a thick smoky blanket for another day.<p>The blaze, which began on Sunday probably with a lightning strike on parched …

Student dies, teacher hurt at Oregon high school; man with rifle dead

A lone gunman with a rifle invaded a high school in suburban Portland, Ore. on Tuesday, killing one student and slightly injuring a teacher before he too died, officials said.<p>Police are still investigating whether the gunman died in an exchange of fire with responding officers or killed himself, …

Gun Control