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This is what Google looks for when selecting interns

Applications will go live in late spring (and intern hopefuls can ask Google to alert them when the process starts).<p>Google hires upward of 1,000 interns per class, according to Intern Match. And an internship at Google can be a real career maker. Not only can it help a student get a job offer from …

Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social …

We Need To Get The Internet Of Things Right

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dave Evans is currently the co-founder and CTO of a Silicon Valley stealth startup.</i> <i>Previously he was the Chief Futurist for Cisco.</i><p>It seems everything is connected to the Internet: socks, shoes, shirts, hats, glasses, appliances, beds, homes, drones, cars and even diapers. Yet, for the …

The Cheapskate's Guide to Caribbean Boutique Hotels

Caviar taste and a corned beef budget? You don't have to sacrifice style and service in order to scrimp on hotel costs. Check out four of my fave Caribbean roosts for high style and low prices.<p>Caviar taste and a corned beef budget? You don't have to sacrifice style and service in order to scrimp on …

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Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of Christians in Libya

In a gruesome replay of beheadings of captive Christians, an<p>Islamic Statevideo disseminated on social media Sunday purportedly shows the point-blank shootings and decapitations of two groups of Ethiopian Christians in Libya.<p>It depicts the killings taking place in what were apparently two locations, …

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Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Cryptography Breakthrough Could Make Software Unhackable

As a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996, Amit Sahai was fascinated by the strange notion of a “zero-knowledge” …

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How To Make Flavored Butter

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Tired of Typical Paris Souvenirs? Bring Home a French Disco Hookah

If you’re tired of your typical French souvenirs, why not bring home a luxury hookah from newly opened Paris boutique Airdiem? According to Airdiem founders Eric and Emanuelle Gormand, the hookah is France’s hottest new item—a trendy, calorie-free way of entertaining guests at home. (They even have …

Upping the Weird Factor: The World's 10 Wackiest Hostels — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean your accommodation options need be stock-standard. If …

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

5 Whimsical Treehouse Hotels in Britain

What could be more romantic—or, if you’re a child, more exciting—than being tucked away in a cozy treehouse surrounded by beautiful woodlands? …

Digital pen spell checks handwritten notes as you write

A digital pen can detect mistakes in handwritten text, its inventors have claimed.<p>The Lernstift pen could make simple spelling and gramatical errors a thing of the past by gently vibrating when the writer spells a word incorrectly or writes illegibly.<p>The device uses fully built-in handwriting …

Upcoming Biometric System in Helsinki: Pay with Your Face

Driver's license, credit cards, keys. These are objects all of us carry, yet ironically they are all unique, personalized to us. They all link to our …

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What Would the 'Exercise Pill' Mean?

The idea plays to our love of efficiency, spirit of entrepreneurship, and longing to install physicians and scientists as the new priests of the age.<p>What if we could enjoy the benefits of exercise simply by swallowing a pill? Earlier this week in the journal <i>Nature Medicine</i> researchers at the …

Hospitality 101: How to Welcome Your Guests in Style

I remember being a very young adult and watching an episode of the always-chic <i>Everyday Elegance with Colin Cowie,</i> a show that explored ways to infuse …

Clever Tiny Parisian Apartment Designed for a Young Couple

How tiny is this apartment? What you see is the whole thing.<p>It’s simultaneously a very spacious kitchen <i>and</i> a very spacious bathroom (and a sleeping …

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We start turning into our parents aged 32, according to new survey

We may have always understood it’s only a matter of time until we turn into our parents, and now we know this will happen by the time we reach 32.<p>We …

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …