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The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

<i>by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks. …

National Parks

Humans Might Already be Evolving into a New Species

Some scientists think humanity might be heading toward extinction, but others, like the founder of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project, …

Facebook Billionaire Sean Parker Is Building An App As Part Of His $2.5 Million Wedding Settlement

"Over-the-top" doesn't begin to describe the summer 2013 wedding of Facebook billionaire Sean Parker and singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas.<p>Parker spent $4.5 million to transform a campsite in Big Sur, California, into a magical forest paradise, complete with animal-skin chairs, silk flower petals, …

Sean Parker

Designers Pick Their Most Inspiring Travel Destinations (Photos)

Creative Vacation<p>Creative block is impossible at these destinations, ranging from Baroque imperial palaces to magical gardens, where top designers …

Female gamers: ‘The concept of gamers as a community was new to me – to all of us’

My earliest childhood memory is pointing and crying at a kitchen cabinet that presumably contained apple sauce. In my next earliest memory, in the same apartment, my birth father is playing Mountain King on the Atari 2600.<p>There were other games in our family library: Berzerk, Asteroids, Haunted …

Like iOS 8, Android L will reportedly make it harder for cops to access what’s on your phone

When Apple made its big privacy push on Thursday, it struck me as a great move that was likely to spur rivals to try compete with the iPhone maker …

Content Marketers: It's Time to Stop Making Lists

<i>Erin Robbins O’Brien is the COO of GinzaMetrics and co-founder of FOUND Conference.</i><p>10 Ways to Create Better Content. The Top 3 Things That Will Drive Traffic to Your Site. Here’s one thing that makes me want to gag – the overuse of numbered list headlines. Isn’t there a better way to present …

While You Weren't Looking, Dell Made Android Tablets Interesting Again

Apple! Apple! Apple! Yesterday, you were probably too busy gawking at Cupertino's precious new watch and giant smartphones to notice anything else …

IKEA takes a jab at Apple in an ad for its latest catalog

The biggest target is typically the easiest to hit, and ahead of Apple's big event next week IKEA's taking a good-natured swing at Cupertino. To debut its new 2015 catalog, the Swedish furniture company crafted a video that bears more than a passing resemblance to a TV spot from the iPhone company. …

Mobile Payment App Isis Changed Its Name Because of the Other ISIS

Isis is now Softcard. But probably not the Isis you're thinking about.<p>The militant Iraq-based Islamic extremist group is still ISIS.<p>In 2010, AT&T, …

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain …

Engadget Daily: the Oppo Find 7, shoes that vibrate in the right direction and more!

Today, we review the Oppo Find 7, learn where <i>not</i> to fly drones, contemplate Apple's rumored 12-inch Retina Display MacBook and take a look at smart shoes that vibrate in the right direction. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.<p>Oppo Find 7 review: A solid phone that faces …

Gigaom Research survey: Tell us your thoughts on marketing-tech platforms

All the big guys — Adobe, IBM, Salesforce, Oracle — have a suite of marketing-tech platform tools they call marketing clouds. Social media marketing …

This Vintage Typewriter Is Actually a Keyboard For Your Tablet

For some of us who type all day for a living, the world is too quiet. We pine for the whir of the Xerox machine, the rattle of rotary telephones, the …

Report: Social Sharing On Mobile Devices Surges 30% In Second Quarter

Adding to the evidence that 2014 is a mobile tipping point, social data and sharing tool provider ShareThis reported today that sharing via …

Mobile Devices

How we made a garden of edible delights: monoculture to permaculture

Years ago, before our children were born and after two years of searching, my husband Tim and I found a dilapidated flint cottage up a lane on the edge of a semi-rural village in Hampshire. Its hideous ‘60s back half extension with no foundations was capped by a flat roof in dire need of repair … …

India's 243 Million Internet Users And The Mobile E-Commerce Revolution

<i>This is a guest post written by Tarun Balram, head of Capital Financing for HSBC India.</i><p>Broadband internet connectivity, considered a luxury some 10 years ago across India, is spreading fast, this time through mobile phones, and is set to overhaul the country’s digital economy.<p>Cheaper smartphones …

7 Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True

Why Google and Apple’s battle to lock users into their services will stop at your car’s door

Google is coming for our cars.<p>At I/O, Google revealed the car was another gadget on the long list of new devices in which the company is planting the …

Monkeys and Morality: Crash Course Psychology #19

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Urbanism

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Trends

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

Dimple adds four physical buttons to your Android device

I like tactile buttons, the kind that give me a bit of response when I push them and can be found in the dark. (Example: If I want to activate Siri in the car while my phone is in my coat pocket, I can find the iPhone's Home button just by touch.)<p>However, most Android phones (a notable exception …

Third Daily Burmese Newspaper Shuts Down, But More to Come

<i>Myanma Freedom Daily</i> published its last issue last week–at least for a few months. It became the third daily newspaper in Myanmar (aka Burma) to close this year. In fact, it was third daily paper to close within a month. Burmese-language dailies <i>Naing Ganthis (Golden Fresh Land)</i> and <i>Yangon Times</i> both …