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Clinton questioned by FBI as part of email probe

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton met with the FBI for three and a half hours Saturday as part of the investigation into her use of a private email server while leading the State Department, her campaign said.<p>"Secretary Clinton gave a voluntary interview this morning about her email arrangements …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

DIY smart mirrors are still irresistible, and this one has a touchscreen

Every few weeks a new homespun smart mirror pops up on Reddit. The formula is pretty staid by now: put an LCD and a Raspberry Pi behind a one-way mirror, and now you have a weather widget to look at while you brush your teeth. There are even GitHub repos to do the software work for you. And yet I …

Want to slim? Get stuck into the chocolate and red wine: Key to weight loss is the bugs in YOUR gut rather than counting calories

Forget counting calories and crunching kale. The key to losing weight is to eat cheese and chocolate and drink red wine, a leading scientist said …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

Bragi Dash review: The smartest earbuds on the planet

Bleeding edge comes at a price, though.<p>Since I started at <i>Engadget</i>, it's been my life's mission (possible exaggeration) to reduce the number of gadgets I carry when I run. At one point, getting ready for a workout was something of a memory test. Where's my heart-rate strap? Did I charge my MP3 …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership.<p>It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

Nikola Labs Launches iPhone 6 Case Which Harvests Electricity From The Air

Nikola Tesla pioneered the transmission of electricity over wires. Heinrich Hertz proved it could be transmitted wirelessly. But we still use 19th centre technology to power 21st century devices.<p>Nikola Labs — which pitched today on stage after being selected by TechCrunch editorial team and the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

Galaxy Note

HP quietly adds a touchscreen model to its Chromebook 14 line

If you're after a Chromebook with premium specs, HP quietly released a touch-friendly model that might just do the trick. The Chromebook 14 Touch touts a 14-inch FHD WLED backlit touchscreen with a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution -- up from the 1,366 x 768 tally on the existing machine. Even after …

9 Habits of High-Performing Business Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s more than one way to run a business and become a successful entrepreneur. Yet many of the most seasoned business leaders share similar habits in their approach to life and work.<p>Here are nine secrets these professionals use to …

How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking that my work day is chaotic. There never seems to be enough time, and keeping track of where I’m supposed to be …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

Batteries

iPhone 6/6 Plus Case of the Week: UAG's Folio

It's that time of year again. Right after a new iPhone comes out there is the inevitable deluge of great cases to protect your new investment. This happens with every iPhone release, but perhaps never more markedly than with the introduction of the completely new form factors of the iPhone 6 and 6 …

iOS 8 How-to: Remotely remove your credit cards from Apple Pay

People have been enjoying using Apple Pay. Apple Pay is Apple’s mobile payment system that allows you to pay for things in stores and through apps with different banks and credit cards. Using Apple Pay is more secure than swiping your credit or debit card because your card number, identity and CVV …

Apple Just Passed a Massive Milestone

It took a few days, but Apple’s blow-out quarterly earnings report — driven by strong iPhone and Mac sales and bolstered by the largest stock …

Apple Reportedly Weighing $400 Price Range for Upcoming Wearable Device

In the latest of a string a reports regarding Apple's plans for its upcoming wearable device, <i>Re/code</i> reports company executives have "discussed" a rough price of $400 for the device. That is merely a range, however, with cheaper models perhaps also in the works.<p>Apple executives have discussed …

New Windows 9 Screenshots Show The Start Menu

Microsoft has been making a number of changed to Windows 8, the company is also working on the next version of their OS, and now we have some Windows …

The 'Netflix For Pirated Movies' Will Soon Work With Your Google Chromecast

It's a competitive space, but Popcorn Time has been steadily building up its features list and integrating tools to hide your tracks. Now, Popcorn Time even supports Google's Chromecast streaming device, allowing Windows users to port movies from their laptop or PC over to their TVs.<p>Chromecast …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 169<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Apple's iWatch may launch in October with 2.5-inch screen, says Reuters

If a new report from Reuters is accurate, Apple's iWatch could arrive as soon as October, and it's "likely" to feature a 2.5-inch display manufactured by LG. Production of the company's first smartwatch will apparently kick into high gear in July, with Apple aiming to produce and ship a massive …

Kickstarter of Note: HYPER iStick – USB Flash Drive with Lightning for iPhone and iPad

- Jun 16, 2014<p>Just about anyone who has used a computer has used a flash drive. They’re an easy way to “sneakernet” files between computers. Wouldn’t …

My year of the iPad, six months in

In early January I wrote a post about “Why 2014 will be the year of the iPad for me.” Rather than let that post die of loneliness I thought I’d write …

Apple giving out $25 App Store gift cards, jackets to WWDC 2014 attendees

Apple is giving out $25 App Store gift cards to WWDC 2014 attendees. The gift card is given to each attendee when picking up their badge. The $25 amount ties into the “25 years and coding” tagline printed beneath the WWDC logo. Check out Harrison Weinerman’s tweet below.<p>Also this:<p>Also, photo of the …

People in Techie Cities Favor Apple Devices Over Android, Study Says

People in tech hubs like San Francisco, New York tend to favor iPhones, study says.<p>People who live in tech hubs such as the Bay Area or New York tend to prefer Apple mobile devices over those running Google’s Android operating system, according to new data from Crittercism, a mobile application …