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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

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WWI site offers hints of J.R.R. Tolkien

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are elements of Middle-earth near a French village -- though how deep they go is anyone's guess.<p>In 1916, a 24-year-old British soldier named J.R.R. Tolkien went off to fight in World War I. He was stationed near the village of Bouzincourt, took part in the nearby Battle of the Somme …

Meek Mill Explains Why He Views His Beef With Drake As A ‘Win’

Meek Mill has been as candid as ever during the press run for his <i>Wins & Losses</i> album, including at a stop by his hometown Power 99 radio station. Ever-resilient, he categorized his beef with Drake as a “win” in his interview with Power 99 DJ Cosmic Kev, but not specifically because he believes he …

The 7 Most Museum-Worthy Sneakers

“Oh, this is like a mythical shoe,” <b>Elizabeth Semmelhack,</b> curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, cooed as she described the <b>Reebok x Chanel Insta Pump Fury</b>, one of 150 pairs of sneakers featured in “The Rise of Sneaker Culture,” an exhibit that opens, with help from the American Federation of …

Phil Schiller Talks 16 GB iPhones and Thinness vs Battery Life Tradeoffs

A day after the WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller joined <i>Daring Fireball's</i> John Gruber on Gruber's podcast, <i>The Talk Show</i>. The episode has not yet been posted, but <i>The Verge</i> was on hand to document the interview. Schiller addressed concerns about 16 GB iPhones, the decision …

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A Park Ranger's Guide to Grand Canyon

TravelInsider's Guide<p>The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up.<p><b>Jill Staurowsky</b> has worked as an …

Is Your Smartphone Tracking Where You Go?

Here’s how to turn off location tracking with your iPhone or Android phone:<p><b>For an iPhone:</b><p>Click on Settings from your home screen.<p>Click Privacy.<p>Next, click on Location Services.<p>Scroll down to System Services.<p>Click on Frequent Locations, where you can clear the history of where you’ve been, and then …

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Here's How to Strike Up a Conversation With Almost Anyone

Personal relationships are essential in today’s business world. The best entrepreneurs seem to have an innate ability to connect with strangers in …

PHOTOS: Driving California's Big Sur Coast

From the Monterey Bay down to Hearst Castle, California's central coast has been enchanting visitors for decades. Warning: you may never go home …

LastPass Arrives on the Mac with a New Native App

LastPass is a really useful tool for managing all your different passwords and keeping them safe, but always having to manage it from the Web can be inconvenient. Mac users, fret no more: LastPass is today rolling out as a standalone OS X app.<p>Of course, the new app has all the features you’d expect …

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Antarctica recreated in Minecraft

Gallery: Antarctica recreated in Minecraft<p>Gallery: Antarctica recreated in Minecraft<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>Martin O'Leary, a glaciologist from Swansea University, …

Best Travel Apps of 2014

When planning a trip, your smartphone is a must-pack essential. A number of fantastic iPhone and Android apps launched this year to help improve everything from how you plan trips to share travel memories after them. Here are our top 12 travel-focused apps of 2014.<p>PackPoint<p>Hyperlapse

Top 20 Travel Gadgets of 2014: iPhone 6, Moto 360, Selfie Sticks

From “selfie sticks” to “smartwatches,” 2014 delivered us tons of new travel tech. Some gadgets kept us entertained up in the air, while others helped us stay connected to home while abroad. Here are our top 20 highlights.<p>Surface Pro 3<p>Karma Go<p>LaCie Fuel<p>Brunton Power Knife<p>Selfie Stick<p>June’s …

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

Now that it’s legal, here’s how to unlock your phone on all four U.S. carriers

After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep your old device and bring it to a …

Amazing Experiences Every Traveler MUST Try!

Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the …

Belize

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to …

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