Juan M. Flores

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How to recycle your phone for cash

So you're about ready to offload your old phone for a new one (our top picks here if you need some inspiration).<p>The next step is figuring out what to do with yesterday's hardware. You can always keep it around as a spare just in case, or pass it on to a family member or friend. Or, you could angle …

Personal Finance

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Microsoft Is Researching Earbuds That Play Music Based On Your Mood

Stressed during your commute? Time for "Livin' on a Prayer." Or at least it will be if Microsoft develops the headphones one of its researchers is currently working on. Called "Septimu," these new headphones would take your standard earbuds to a whole new level -- by playing music suited to your …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Scientists Are Scary Close To Controlling Our Memories And Brains With Computers

There are already thought-controlled gadgets and smart phone apps. But recently, a group of scientists at MIT took brain-computer interactions to a whole new level.<p>While they weren't able to create memories from scratch, they were able to associate different feelings to neutral memories in mice. In …

8 Superhero Comic Storylines That Need To Be Made Into Movies

How many times are we going to have to see Peter Parker watch his Uncle Ben die, become Spider-Man, and face the Green Goblin?<p>Or Batman face the Joker for the "first" time?<p>Or Superman fight Zod?<p>Superhero movies are getting stale because Hollywood is afraid to deviate from the stories that we all …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

The Amazing Spider-Man Sequels - It's A Wrap!

7 Best Hikes in the US

From coast to coast, there are endless trails to trek through some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Rugged and technical to smooth and …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

World's Top Landmarks, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor has been doing its "Travelers' Choice" lists for quite some time now--including the best tippers, most popular destinations, the most and least expenses cities to visit this summer, and the best beaches, among others --but world's largest travel site just announced the winners of its …