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David Letterman: Happy at Last

I feel like I'm talking too much. You tell me some stories."<p>It's 10 till seven in a conference room high above West 53rd Street, and David Letterman …

Comedy

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

The littleBits Cloud Module–debuted at TED–lets you create your very own objects that are part of the larger Internet of Things.<p>Why pay $250 for a Nest Wi-Fi-connected thermostat when you can build your own? It sounds complicated–the kind of thing that might require at least a little bit of …

Internet of Things

These guys built their own open-source Nest thermostat alternative in less than a day

The Nest thermostat, a well-arranged assemblage of glass and aluminum, isn’t all that hard to copy — or at least approximate.<p>Just ask the team at Spark, which built its own, understandably less pretty version of Nest’s thermostat — as well as its underlying software — in less than a day.<p>The …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

Lobster Bisque from Alex Hitz

An elegant and luscious soup is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and pay tribute to the comforts of tradition.<p>When I was growing up in Atlanta, Christmas was about concerts. That's because my stepfather, Robert Shaw, conducted at least 12 of them every year, including a festival of …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

7 Apps to Help Your Child Learn Español!

<b>Rosetta Stone</b>, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, <b>Lingo Letter Sounds</b>, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids.<p>Full …

Sandwich Board: Pastrami & Hash at High Street

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Nautical Decor Ideas: Riding The Waves With Sailboats And Surfboards!

<i>Modern Nautical</i> is arguably one of the most popular styles when it comes to current interior design themes. It is easy to work with, falls within the …

How Richard Nixon Fooled Friends and Influenced People

A colorful 1974 account shows how the 37th president set elaborate verbal traps for his closest allies.<p>Thirty-nine years ago today, President Richard Nixon resigned from office with a speech as earnest and noble as circumstances would allow.* The public wasn't in the mood to forgive and forget. In …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

George Packer: Don’t CEOs have any shame?

What happened to the idea that it’s wrong to fire 20 percent of your staff and give yourself a raise?<p>Of all the compliments I’m inclined to pay to George Packer’s new book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," the one worth paying first is that it’s a pleasure to read, though not …

Facebook is making breakups sadder  - TODAY.com

Jim Franco / Today<p>After a breakup, generations of newly single guys and gals have sought comfort in shredding letters, taking a scissor to photos, maybe even burning gifts. But in the age of Facebook and Gmail, how is one to forget?<p>Digital memories like emails or photos or shared music are making …

CEO Jeff Weiner Has A Big, Audacious Goal For LinkedIn's Next Decade

LinkedIn Corp. promotes its service as a stepping stone to a more enriching career. As it turns out, the professional networking company's initial public offering was a great place to start a rewarding investment portfolio, too. LinkedIn's stock has nearly quadrupled in value from its $45 IPO price …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Make your old iPhone run like new

Want to rejuvenate a sluggish iPhone 4? Here are some easy tips.<p>My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole …

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