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19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

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OnePlus One review: a $300 smartphone has never looked so good

Look at your phone. If you can honestly admit that you love <i>every single thing</i> about it, I have good news: You can stop reading this review, since it won't have an impact on your happiness. But if there's even one thing you wish your smartphone could do better, it means you had to make compromises …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Los Angeles planning to bring free, fiber-based internet to its 3.5 million residents

This year has already brought Google Fiber announcements to Provo, UT and Austin, TX — and AT&T has plans to try and keep up with Google as well. Now, it looks like Los Angeles is getting involved in the fiber-based internet game with a massively ambitious project to bring fiber to all of its 3.5 …

To restore credibility, NIST will audit its standards development process

The US crypto authority's name was tarnished by NSA leaks. But it wants to fix that.<p>On Friday, the National Institute of Standards and Technology …

High Carb and Low Carb Diet - Vitality Inc., Health for a Lifetime

Unfortunately, the conventional high-carb diets are not the only dieting demons that the weight-loss industry has thrown at us. The low-carbohydrate …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Aereo reportedly coming to Android in September

Aereo is heading to Android. The company that has ruffled feathers in the TV industry by letting consumers stream live, local programming without a cable subscription will launch an app for Google's mobile operating system in September. That's according to CEO Chet Kanojia, who spoke to <i>The</i> …

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How cheap phones and text messages are changing Africa

Recent years have seen a spate of efforts to improve life in Africa by expanding access to high-end technology, but something as simple as a text message may yield more immediate results. In a recent piece for the <i>Huffington Post</i>, Lex Paulson examines a UNICEF program called "U-report," which uses …

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PiCast: The open source solution to Chromecast using a Raspberry Pi

There is a lot to love about the Chromecast. It lets you stream your browser, your desktop, and a number of apps directly to your TV with little more than a $35 dongle that plugs into HDMI on your TV. However, lately, a few problems have arisen. For one, it’s really difficult to find one unless …

Kanex MeDrive Is A Network Server For Your iDevice

Kanex’s MeDrive looks like an essential bit of kit for anyone with an iDevice and a whole mess of media files. It’s a personal file server, only unlike most solutions we’ve seen, it lets you hook up any USB drive to share and access its contents.<p>The little white box has three holes. One for the USB …

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Five Hidden Secrets In iOS 7 Beta On The iPhone [Feature]

iOS 7 beta is fresh out of the gate, and already we’re finding a bunch of hidden and new features bundled into Apple’s latest revolution in mobile operating system software for iPhone. While we can’t guarantee these will work the same way–or even exist, to be honest–when iOS 7 comes out for real …

Why iOS 7 Is A Masterpiece of Design

My first impression on seeing iOS 7 on my iPhone was: What is this, a My Little Pony theme?<p>But after scrutinizing, analyzing, deconstructing and living with the new version, I’m ready to declare iOS 7 an unambiguous masterpiece, a stroke of genius, really.<p>That may sound like a weird thing to say …

iOS 7 is the essence of less

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>And if simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.<p>The most powerful man in the room doesn’t need a loud voice. The securely rich don’t need to flaunt their wealth. The cool kids are the ones who aren’t trying to be cool. …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

Camera Noir, An Ultra-Simple, Ultra-Awesome B&W iPhone Camera App

Camera Noir is just about the most basic B&W photo app I have ever seen. And yet, miraculously, it seems to have included just the right features. I can tell you in two words what you can tweak: almost nothing. And yet the results are fantastic.<p>There are three buttons on the screen: The shutter, a …

Listen: Earl Sweatshirt: "Guild" [ft. Mac Miller]

<i>Photo by Erez Avissar</i><p>Earl Sweatshirt and Mac Miller hop on the pitched-down vocal train on their new collaborative track, "Guild", which is up now via <i>Fader</i>. The song's been played live this year and will reportedly appear on Earl's upcoming debut album <i>Doris</i>. Still no word yet on when we'll see that …

Boards Of Canada Share New Video, Song

Scottish brothers Mike Sandison and Marcus Eoin — known almost exclusively as Boards of Canada — have had the electronic music world checking record bins, podcasts and flights to Tokyo over the past six weeks for clues about the duo's impending album, <i>Tomorrow's Harvest</i>.<p>While <i>Tomorrow</i> still can't get …

Square Cash: Send Cash From Your iPhone Via Email

I’m strictly a cash-only kind of guy. I like my purchases to be anonymous, I like to deprive the credit-card companies their slice of the transaction, and above all I like the feel of the greasy, germ-laden slips of paper in my fingers. 1<p>However, I recognize that sometimes you just don’t have any …