Laura Okanee

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Alberta Flood: Rogers Donates $100K to Red Cross; Google Creates Crisis Maps

Rogers announced yesterday it will be donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help efforts from flooding in Calgary and other communities in …

Bell to release the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and LG Optimus L5 II

New devices are inevitable and it seems that Bell is on tap to launch a couple big ones. According to the extremely reliable device leaker evleaks, …

The Week That Was...Snap...Full of Photography

The Week That Was…Snap…Full of Photography<p>Inside Flipboard / June 7, 2013<p>Eye candy—we know it when we see it and this week we saw a lot of it. These …

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First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …

iPlayer for Android update brings improved experience on Galaxy S III, Note 2 and Nexus 4, tablets to follow

Excuse us while we interrupt that episode of <i>The Archers</i>, but we thought users of BBC's iPlayer might like to know about the latest Android app update. In addition to various bug fixes, it promises a "much improved" viewing experience on heavy-hitting devices like the Galaxy S III and Note 2, plus …

Ultra Mobile debuts $19 calling plan with unlimited international SMS

If you're living on a tight budget but still need to keep in touch with loved ones who live abroad, you'll be glad to know of a new calling plan from Ultra Mobile. The upstart MVNO offers discounted access to T-Mobile's network, and for $19 per month, you'll fetch unlimited text messages to 194 …

Engadget Expand is coming to New York City in November, and you're all invited

Earlier this year, about 2,000 of our closest friends in the San Francisco Bay Area came by and, together, we had ourselves a heck of a time. The first ever Expand was filled with electric cars, UAVs, great speakers and, of course, a plethora of great gadgets and giveaways. It was so much fun that …

Samsung Galaxy Mega hands-on (video)

When Samsung said it was having a little soiree to celebrate the launch of the Galaxy S 4, we took the company on its word. At the end, when the execs present warned us of something new, we thought a Mini might be in the cards, but in fact it was the exact opposite. It turns out that Samsung …

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition

Stepping into a carrier's store can be like a visit to the candy shop for the gadget junkie, but once playtime is over and it's time to choose just one, the decision can get a bit overwhelming. You'll find Android phones that range in size from tiny to massive, Windows Phone handsets that cover the …

ASUS PadFone Infinity review: the convertible phone goes full HD and beyond

Almost exactly two years ago, Motorola's Android-in-Webtop-OS solution was kicked off the stage by ASUS' PadFone, the world's first phone that could fully power a tablet module from its own OS. The original concept took a while to materialize, but since then the company has kept up with a …

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OPINION: What killed Australia's megafauna?

<b>THROUGHOUT THE ICE AGE</b> that characterised our planet for much of the last two million years, mainland Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea formed a …

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NYC by Pizza

On a typical day, Scott Wiener teaches children about the science of pizza at the New York Public Library, researches his forthcoming book on pizza boxes, and leads at least one of the pizza tours for which he’s most known. As Adam Brija, manager at the legendary Patsy’s Pizzeria, said of Scott, …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

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Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Rainscapes: Hyperrealistic Rainy Windshield Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson | Colossal

<p>Fascinated by the texture and color of water artist Elizabeth Patterson challenged herself to recreate the absurdly complex formation of water …

10 delicious kid-friendly foods of the world

Parents remain ever hopeful as we strive to introduce different foods into our children's diets. Whether your family is travelling the world, or just looking for a little variety in your home kitchen, international cuisine can be a source of inspiration and nutrition. Here are 10 foods from around …

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Recce Mission - Milford Sound, New Zealand

Wonderland

Fisherman

Drip Drop Cab

Lost in the Desert

Dreaming under the night sky

Dreams of the old boat