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Race relations in California better than elsewhere in U.S., voters say

A half-century after the Watts riots laid bare deep racial divisions in Los Angeles, nearly two-thirds of California voters say race relations in the state are better than elsewhere in America even as they acknowledge persistent tensions, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.<p>Most …

6 Toothbrushing Mistakes You Make Every Morning

Perfect your technique and your smile with these fast fixes<p>By now, most people have heard that poor dental care is linked to heart disease, as well other health maladies. One of which is erectile dysfunction, according to the American Dental Association (ADA).<p>And while you may brush regularly, …

Why Kenya’s Edward Cheserek Is America’s Next Great Runner

A collegiate superstar from abroad provides hope for U.S. distance running<p>American distance runners have spent much of the past two decades losing to Kenyans and Ethiopians. Now the U.S. just might be on the verge of fixing that problem—if a fast Kenyan named Edward Cheserek becomes an American.<p>A …

Marathons

Milan Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2015

Following a stellar turnout at London Men’s Fashion Week and Pitti Uomo in Florence, the style set took their brightly colored accessories, and statement outerwear to Milan. Here, the best looks.

Fashion Week

San Francisco neighborhoods that enjoyed surprising price jumps in 2014

When prices in the Outer-Mission appreciate 32% year-over-year, you know San Francisco real estate has had a banner year. The home above is what you can get now for the new median list price there ($749K). 2424 Alemany is a 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,470 sq. ft. home listing at $749K.<p>But when prices surge in …

For police reformers, California city shows a rough road | Reuters

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - In 2000, police in Oakland, California became a symbol of the worst of American law enforcement after a band of rogue officers known as “The Riders” were accused of beating suspects, planting evidence and falsifying reports.<p>A line of Oakland police officers block off a …

Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock Review

Thunderbolt is one of those tech innovations with a lot of promise, but not much felt effect for the average user. Thunderbolt docks can change that, and the new Elgato Thunderbolt 2 dock promises a much more complete upgrade vs. the Thunderbolt docks of years past. With USB charging, 4K output via …

The mystery of pancreatic cancer and its treatment prevails

Five years after they're diagnosed, only 8 per cent of pancreatic cancer patients are still alive. Toronto journalist Libby Znaimer is one of them.<p>Six years after receiving novel treatment that shrank her pancreatic tumour to an operable size, Znaimer remains an exceptional case.<p>"I've been …

The Best Cities for Falling in Love This Fall

Fall brings with it colorful foliage, crisp weather, and the urge to cozy up by the fire (preferably with a special someone). After all, the season is ideal for spending some picturesque time with your significant other, and some cities are a bit more romance-inducing than others. Cobblestone …

A former Netflix exec has a simple algorithm for figuring out whether you should leave your job

Devi Pride<p><b>Patty McCord is a former chief talent officer at Netflix. Now she runs her own consulting business.</b>• <b><br>McCord's new book is "Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility."</b>• <b><br>She devised an algorithm for figuring out if your job is a good fit: you're doing what you love to do, what</b> …

Stienstra: Bay Area outdoor bests (pics)

Right here in the greater Bay Area, we have the best of the outdoors. The question is, what is the best of the best?<p>You could search across America and not find a metropolitan area with more year-round, world-class adventures of all kinds. Other great metro regions include Seattle (Washington), …

Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies.<p>The ambitious plan highlights the progress scientists have made in building out the system, which can give as much as …

A Closer Look At Obama's Immigration Plan: What's In It, Who's Affected

The executive actions that President Obama announced Thursday are wide-reaching and complicated. Even the top-line numbers — such as how many people will be affected — are tough to pin down, because they are based on estimates of a population that Obama himself has said is living the shadows.<p>NPR's …

Review: Brodit/ProClip, the ultimate car dock system for your iPhone or iPad

There are about a quadrillion different car docks for iPhones, ranging in price from a few dollars right up into triple digits. Brodit docks sit right at the high end, with a complete powered installation coming in at around $140-150.<p>Crazy money? Expensive for sure, but having owned one since the …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

AT&T baits customers with new 24-month Next plan

Today AT&T announced a Next 24 plan that allows you to pay for your phone in small payments over the course of 30 months, with the option to upgrade after two years.<p>The new 24-month plan joins Next’s current 12 and 18-month upgrade options, which AT&T has been promoting heavily to get subscribers …

First Third-Party SSD With Native OS X TRIM Support Launched by Angelbird

With the growing popularity and declining cost of solid-state drives (SSDs) for Macs and other personal computers, users have becoming increasingly interested in putting third-party SSDs into their machines. But one issue Mac users have been running into involves support for TRIM, a system-level …

Mac Mini 2014: Which Model to Buy

Whenever Apple talks about the Mac mini—like at the October event in Cupertino—the company always mentions how the Mac mini is a favorite with first-time Mac users. While that may be true, the Mac mini isn't just a computer for newbies. Its combination of affordability, compactness, and performance …

It's easier to get an iPhone outside Hong Kong's Apple Stores than in them

It's Wednesday afternoon, and it's packed in one of Hong Kong's three huge Apple Stores.<p>The branch in the imposing International Finance Centre in the heart of the city's business district is humming with customers. There are people at every station, clicking and swiping. And there's a long, …

'3-D Cutter' Othermill Goes On Sale

Othermills work like the opposite of 3-D printers, cutting material away instead of building it up.<p>You can think of an Othermill as the opposite of a 3-D printer. Instead of building up objects from raw materials, Othermills create objects by cutting away a larger block of material into something …

As Downtown L.A. Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row

In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall.<p>This is Skid Row, and compared to the affluent downtown areas that practically surround it, the area is like a different planet. Fifty blocks of sidewalk are jammed with …

Bowers & Wilkins' first Bluetooth speaker oozes Brit style

Bowers & Wilkins wants you to keep up appearances with the T7, its first portable Bluetooth speaker. The bespoke UK audio company has certainly nailed the design, with an elegant honeycomb "micro matrix" cabinet designed to reduce vibration and distortion. It's also got twin bass radiators, …

The 10 Best Cities In The World

<i>CNTraveler.com</i><p>Nearly 77,000 of our readers rated their favorite cities in the world. Is your favorite on the list? Read about all the best hotels, resorts, islands, spas, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers' Choice Awards 2014.<p><b>See the full ranking on CNTraveler.com</b><p>15 Places You Won't …

Apple Q4 2014 earnings: revenue surges on huge iPhone 6 sales

New phone means new money for Apple — lots of it<p>Apple, once the darling of Wall Street with a ballooning stock price, has disappointed investors in recent quarters with slowdown on its growth. But this quarter, it surprised with a blowout, posting earnings of $8.5 billion on revenue of $42.1 …

Alpine’s Slick New Headphones Make You Feel Your Beats

I’ve spent the better part of today playing with the new Alpine Headphones, a $299 pair of cans that promise to make you feel your music with the company’s “Full Frequency Immersion” technology.<p>An Alpine spokesperson told me that the product is “targeted to millennials,” which I assume means that …

Apple Built A SIM Card That Lets You Switch Between AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

Whoaaa — here’s an interesting bit that went unmentioned in today’s Apple announcement: Apple has seemingly built a SIM card that lets you jump between AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile without having to swap it out (or, more annoyingly, track down/purchase a new SIM card when you want to switch …

August Smart Lock review: August makes the smart lock mostly simple - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Good looks, strong user management, and convenient automated features make the August Smart Lock a leader in its niche.<p><b>The Bad</b> Android users don't get auto-unlock at launch, Bluetooth can cause irritating connection lag, you can't control the August Smart Lock over Wi-Fi without a separate …

Sprint to existing customers: Lease an iPhone 6 for $5 a month

Sprint wants to reward its existing customer base for its loyalty.<p>The company said on Tuesday that it is offering a "Loyalty Service Credit" of $15 to Sprint customers looking to lease Apple's new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus . When applied to the lease cost of $20 for an iPhone 6, the monthly fee …

Telecoms

Apple and Facebook will pay for employees to delay having kids

As of January 2015, both Apple and Facebook will pay up to $20,000 to cover the cost of egg freezing for employees. The procedure, called oocyte cryopreservation, essentially extends a woman’s years of fertility, by extracting viable eggs to be stored and reinserted into her uterus when she’s …

Reproductive Medicine

There Could Be A Very Simple Reason For Why People Aren't Updating To iOS 8

There's been a lot of chatter lately about the adoption rate of iOS 8, but the reason might lie in the phone's storage capacity.<p>iOS 8 adoption has increased just 1% since Apple last published stats on the operating system.<p>Some have speculated that the reason for the slow adoption rate might be …