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Assets Management

No matter your age, we've developed a balanced investment strategy to help you achieve the shape of your life—and maintain it for years to come.<p>The Payoff<p><i>Train with purpose, pack your calendar with challenging events, and something remarkable happens: Fitness ceases to be a chore and becomes part</i> …

Immune System

An Adventure for Every State

The Adventure Bucket List<p>We've selected our favorite off-the-beaten-path adventure in each state. Only question is, which will you toss in your bucket first?<p>Alabama: Talladega Days<p>Even if you’re not into motorized sports, go to Talladega. Go because it’s the quickest way to understand southern …

Hiking

Gun Emergency: Fix Your Shotgun in The Field

<i>Photo by Bill Buckley</i><p>Several years ago I fell down a steep bank while on a deer hunt, launching my pump gun into the air as I flailed to keep my …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

Tesla's 5-Star Safety Rating is Reaffirmed

Tesla says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reaffirmed the 5-star safety rating of the Tesla Model S for the 2014 model year, confirming the highest safety rating in America.<p>It was a bit of good news while Tesla awaits feedback from NHTSA regarding its investigation of …

Mailbox for iOS now handles your iCloud or Yahoo email account

Mailbox has only handled Gmail since launch, but compulsive email checkers finally have a few more account options thanks to an update. The iOS app now supports both iCloud addresses (including me.com and mac.com) as well as Yahoo, with prioritization and push notifications intact. The upgrade also …

Tech leaders reportedly challenge Obama over NSA at White House meeting

A White House meeting meant to get technology executives' recommendations on Healthcare.gov was pushed towards a debate over surveillance, <i>The Guardian</i> reports. Sources from the meeting, which included Apple's Tim Cook, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and Google's Eric Schmidt among …

Timber-clad seaside house with wood-textured concrete interior by Ultra Architects

The concrete walls inside this house in Poland by Ultra Architects were formed against wooden boards, creating a grainy texture that inverts the …

10 Beached Whales Die in Florida While Rescuers Struggle to Save Dozens More

National Park Service / AP<p>Pilot whales are stranded on a beach in a remote area of the western portion of Everglades National Park, Fla., Dec. 3, …

This real-time global wind map will completely devour your weekend

It's high time you met <i>earth</i>, a plainly titled, interactive datavisualization that offers visitors a realtime glimpse of global wind patterns. <b>WARNING:</b> …

Data Visualization

The Best Winter Running Shoes of 2014

The buzz in the running industry these days is about energy return. When your foot compresses foam, the foam sucks up energy, which slows you down. While companies may try to convince buyers that their foam is springier than the next guy’s—or that the stuff can actually return energy to your body …

New Balance

Black Sabbath bandmates unaware of Ozzy Osbourne's drugs relapse

Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler were "shocked" to learn that Ozzy Osbourne had entered rehab last spring. The Black Sabbath members have said they had no idea Osbourne was back on drugs and alcohol, even during the time they were working with him in studio.<p>"I've known [Ozzy] for 50 years, so I should …

Mack Brown: Resignation was a 'mutual decision'

Mack Brown addressed his decision to resign in a news conference on Sunday.<p>Mack Brown discussed his decision to resign as head coach of the Texas …

College Football

What the arrival of Bitcoin means for society, politics and you

We are moving to a world that uses currencies secured by cryptographical systems. It's time our social and political institutions seriously consider …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

European Union Cancels Fresh Trade Talks With Ukraine

The European Union has halted fresh trade talks with the embattled government of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich as hundreds of thousands of …

Winklevoss Twin Discusses Bitcoin on Reddit

Cameron Winklevoss, one half of the notorious twin brothers who once battled Mark Zuckerberg over the origin of Facebook, took to Reddit to host an AMA this weekend to discuss the duo’s big interest: Bitcoin.<p>The Winklevoss twins were early Bitcoin advocates but have never revealed their total …

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Obama and Republicans unite for 'Hour of Code' computer literacy campaign

Pro-programming initiative encompasses more than 33,000 schools across 166 countries<p>Today marks the launch of the "Hour of Code," a massive publicity campaign to promote computer science education in schools across the globe. As the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports, the approximately $1 million campaign …

US Air Force band stages flash mob performance at Smithsonian museum

Emerging from behind airplanes and space capsules, the United States Air Force Band surprised visitors at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum with a flash mob performance involving 120 musicians.<p>The four-minute show was started Friday when Technical Sgt. Edward Prevost, a cellist, began …

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Dissolves Parliament, Calls for Elections

Under pressure from massive anti-government protests, the prime minister has dissolved the lower House of Parliament and called for a new national …

Associated Press News

Ukrainian Protesters Take Down Lenin (Statue)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Large protests continued in Kiev, Ukraine throughout the weekend in opposition to President Viktor …

Why John Maeda Is Leaving RISD For A Venture Capital Firm

We talk to Maeda about his new job in Silicon Valley, what he regrets about his tenure at the Rhode Island School of Design, and the school’s outlook for the future.<p>Rhode Island School of Design’s visionary, digitally savvy president, John Maeda, announced Wednesday that he’ll be leaving his …

Nelson Mandela death: Crowds gather to pay tribute

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1034000/1034845_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524643013_99307a621d5f77b6982843a55d350bf2<p><b>Vigils are continuing across South Africa as thousands mourn the death of former leader Nelson Mandela.</b><p>People have been remembering his legacy, …

At $3.8 Million For 30 Seconds, Fox Sports Sells Out Super Bowl TV Advertisement Inventory

In a sign that advertisers see value in a massive, captive audience, FOX Sports has reported that commercial inventory for their broadcast of Super Bowl XLVIII is officially sold out, one month earlier than last year’s game. That’s a great sign for FOX Sports, and a continuing sign that while …

RT @FOXSports1: Urban Meyer's take in 2006 on taking a 1-loss SEC team in the national championship, discussed on @FFD today. http://t.co/S…