Kevin Gossett

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Google's latest Cardboard app is a how-to guide for good VR design

Cardboard Design Lab explains what works, and what doesn't, in virtual reality<p>There's one very simple rule in virtual reality development: don't make people sick. But when it comes to making suggestions instead of prohibitions, we're still formulating the guidelines for <i>everything</i> — sound, motion, …

Google's Project Vault is a security system disguised as a microSD card

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google wants to make your phone more secure, without having to change the way manufacturers make smartphones.<p>The company on Friday announced Project Vault, which packs a digital security system into a microSD card, which phones and computers usually recognize as a storage device. …

6 Online Tools to Make Decluttering Your Life More Efficient

It’s time to get serious about sorting out your life before heading out on an endless summer of epic journeys. Take advantage of all the tech options at your fingertips and put that smartphone to work to declutter your work life, your personal life and — most important of all — your closet space. …

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The Texas Tenors bring a mix of country, opera and Broadway to Las Vegas

A Branson favorite is headed to Las Vegas bringing country, classical, Broadway and contemporary sounds.<p>The Texas Tenors<p>are set to perform at the<p>Suncoast Showroom<p>June 26-28.<p>This classical crossover trio only formed in 2009 and earned national recognition on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” The Texas …

Laura Bell Bundy: Women belong on country radio

Laura Bell Bundy is releasing her first studio album in five years on June 9, and the Broadway veteran and television actress told FOX411 Country she's excited about her return to country music. Bundy also shared her thoughts on radio consultant Keith Hill's controversial comments to take women off …

20 things you probably didn't know about 'National Lampoon's Vacation'

It's been 33 years since the Griswolds hit the road on their trek to Walley World.<p>While most fans have every line from "National Lampoon's Vacation" memorized, it turns out some of the behind-the-scenes moments are just as memorable.<p>To celebrate the anniversary of the film's release on July 29, …

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Sexist 'tomato' barb launches country-radio food fight

NASHVILLE — A radio consultant cautioned country-music stations against playing back-to-back songs by women, and the backlash began as word began spreading on Music Row here.<p>In an interview with Country Aircheck Weekly, a website and newsletter that focuses on country radio, consultant Keith Hill …

Country Music

5 Life Lessons From Gretchen Rubin, The Queen Of Self-Help

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and new book Better Than Before, gives her five tips for making real life changes...<p>From counselling …

With Project Vault, Google wants to make you the password

“Passwords suck”. Google’s Regina Duggan said as much on-stage this morning at an ATAP session at Google I/O. We’ve got plenty of ways to manage passwords, but ATAP wants to turn your device use into the password with Project Vault.<p>ATAP wants to trade “human cycles for machine cycles”. Sounds …

Android News

15) Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways Tour | Avg. Price: $164.12

Just several months after releasing <i>Sonic Highways</i>, Foo Fighters are set to embark on their subsequent and eponymously-named Sonic Highways tour in July and wrap their North American leg in October. The average price for Foo Fighters tickets on TiqIQ is $164.12 over the band’s 29 shows in the summer …

Foo Fighters

Inbox by Gmail is now open to all and stocked with new features

Announced by Google yesterday, May 28, Inbox by Gmail is available to everyone and has some great new features to save you time. You can access Trip …

10 Tips On Building Self Esteem While Recovering From Depression

This new website lets you buy expensive, authentic menswear for cheap — but there's a catch

And for the most part it is. Except for Massdrop.com.<p>Started in 2012, Massdrop is a new kind of web service. It's not a retailer, and it doesn't have any kind of item on hand to sell you. Instead, it acts as a middleman between manufacturers and customers.<p>Massdrop's 1 million active users vote for …

Menswear

5 Writing Books That Have Made Me a Better, More Creative Writer

Some folks read the same novel multiple times for fun. I tend to read the same writing books for fun.<p>I’ve come across five favorites that have really …

Has Your Brain Already Peaked?

New research from MIT suggests that mental decline begins far younger than is typically thought<p>Your brain might be going fuzzy faster than you think: If you’re over the ripe old age of 18, some of your cognitive skills have already headed south, according to new findings from Massachusetts …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Own Productivity

Productivity lapses usually stem from long-term bad habits. Here are seven habits you might not realize you're doing that are sabotaging your own productivity.<p>For many of us, productivity is the most important working quality we can actively improve. Being more productive means you'll get more work …

‘Businessman’ who made $43,000 scamming Apple jailed

Edward Hornsey has had an impressively long relationship with Apple’s customer service department. The 24 year-old has returned 51 iPhones in the past year, and Apple has replaced them with brand-new units.<p>The only problem is that none of those phones were his, and he’s now in jail for …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Here’s A Quick Way To Reduce Procrastination

Forgive yourself when you procrastinate. Research shows it has many positive effects.<p>It reduces future procrastination:<p>The key finding was that …

Why The 40-Hour Workweek Is Dying

Monday through Friday, 9 to 5. It’s the schedule the vast majority of us in salaried positions follow, and have followed for the past several decades. Legally, 40 hours of work each week is considered “full-time,” and demands certain full-time benefits, and any work done beyond those 40 hours is …

The Workplace

8 Things You Should Spend More Time On And 8 Things You Shouldn't

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

Current Obsessions: Lounge Living

Here’s what’s been catching our attention this week.<p>In preparation for next week’s ode to warm-weather living, we’re visiting a summer house on the …

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How NOT To Win A Writing Contest: 7 Deadly Story Sins

<i>(I use this trick with most of my novels...Anne.)</i><p>#4. Your structure is all over the place.<p>In a short story, you typically have just 5000 words. Or …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Why Writers Make Great Employees

When I finished my MA in English in 1982, I was completely unqualified to do anything but teach composition or Intro to Lit as an adjunct instructor at universities.<p>The business world was another country. I had no passport. I didn't know the language. And I was afraid the inhabitants were …