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These are the best robot mops according to Amazon reviews

Robot vacuums have seriously taken over the internet, but vacuuming is such a mind-numbing chore that it's easy to see why no one can shut up about …

Which Windows programs for more advanced users do you recommend?

An earlier answer endorsed some programs for people setting up a new Windows PC, but Joakim would like some suggestions for more seasoned users<p><i>I’m not a programmer, but I consider myself a bit more advanced than the person addressed in your answer to your article, Which programs should I install</i> …

Windows 10

This Dog Opens The Window For Customers At A Small Cigarette Shop In Japan

Suzuki, a small cigarette shop in Tokyo, has the best salesman ever – a cute Shiba Inu who opens the shop’s window for customers. The cute dog, who …

9 Hilarious Wedding Invitations That Simply Can’t Be Ignored

The expectation of a picture-perfect storybook wedding often turns what is supposed to be a beautiful time in two people’s lives into a stressful, …

Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

As a devotee of winter sports, both as a lifelong practitioner and an Olympic spectator, and lover of vintage graphic design, especially mid-century travel posters, I was delighted to chance upon <b>The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a remarkable …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

Enhancing Reality • fr0zenmind: just wow

New type of vaccine could beat all strains of malaria

A new type of malaria vaccine that has been shown to be safe in mice is about to start trials in humans.<p>This promising vaccine is different to other …

Foodily Blog

The Science Behind the Perfect Apple Pie

<i>The New York Times</i> has finally called in the experts to explain why so many apple pies turn out so badly. This great visualization is based on …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

Platinum and palladium

MINEWORKERS in Marikana in South Africa went on strike on May 14th, following a weekend of violence and raised tensions between unions in the …

2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4×4 EcoBoost Long-Term Update 4

Tow Truck<p>When the F-150 was used as the tow vehicle for the Tesla test — the one where <i>Motor Trend</i> editors drove the Tesla Model S from the Los Angeles area to Las Vegas — we were reminded that at some point soon, the truck should really get a trailer brake controller. Since we weren’t towing a …

Ford F-150

Lumia Tablets, Ecosystems, and the Open Android Myth: Nokia’s Execs Get Blunt

Nokia can afford to put tablets and even phablets on the back-burner, relying instead on Microsoft’s broader ecosystem to fill in the gaps in the …

Windows Phone

2014 Jaguar F-Type First Drive

Leaping Out of the Museum-Piece's Shadow<p>The instant designer Ian Callum began to calmly speak about his new design, it was apparent that Jaguar had decided to confront the F-Type’s first problem — the ancient E-Type — head on. Never mind that the E-Type was introduced in 1961, and left the stage …

Mind-Blowing Architectural Density in Hong Kong

With seven million people, Hong Kong is the 4th most densely populated places in the world. However, plain numbers never tell the full story. In his …

High Rise Emergency Slide in Shanghai - makes escaping burning buildings faster, and more fun: video and info: http://www.boredpanda.org/high-rise-evacuation-slide-in-shanghai/

Difference Between Bankers & Pirates - The Big Picture

Austerity bites?

UNTIL RECENTLY America's squabbling politicians have mostly resolved their fiscal differences by delaying them. That tactic came to a head at the end …

China's cities get eco-smart, what can Australia learn?

China is urbanising faster than any other country in history. It now has 120 cities with over one million people and 36 cities with over two million. …

Netflix: a house of cards or the new HBO?

In arguably the TV event of 2013 so far, House of Cards – a $100 million, 13-episode TV series starring Kevin Spacey, directed by David Fincher, and …

10 lessons from the Cyprus bailout

<b>1 Capital controls are back</b><p>Throughout the 1960s, with Harold Wilson's Britain dogged by sterling crises and balance of payments woes, holidaymakers …

Apple ‘Pushing Hard’ for Summer Release of New ‘iRadio’ Music Streaming Service

- Mar 29, 2013<p>We’ve heard a lot of reports about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service lately – and many of those reports have come from credible …

Time Sink: Columbia Tourism And Gaming Photojournalism In 'BioShock Infinite'

I recently played through the opening 20 minutes of Irrational Games’ <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, but nearly 2 hours of real-world time ticked away. This protracted session wasn’t caused by protagonist Booker DeWitt dying, nor by any work distractions pulling me away from the PC. No, I simply couldn’t stop …

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

Horse Racing

Is Oil-Demand Plateauing? - The Big Picture

<i>Click to enlarge</i><p>Source: Bloomberg<p>The huge finds in Natural Gas and historically low prices on a per BTU basis is driving more more big energy …

Due Diligence Disasters - The Big Picture

New Jaguar F-type - The Big Picture

• The five-litre V8 in the top-of-the-range model develops an impressive 495 horsepower<p>• The sprint to 100km/h (62mph) takes just over four …

The Ten Best Employers To Work For - The Big Picture

<i>Charle Hugh Smith is an author. He blogs at Of Two Minds.</i><p>~~~<p><i>The insecurity of self-employment can generate a far more resilient life and mindset.</i></b> …