Daniel J Micke

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And the Hottest Facial Hair Is…

From a full mountain-man beard to a clean-shaven, office-appropriate look, there are plenty of ways to wear your facial hair. But women favor one …

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The Fit 5: Real Talk With Reggie Bush

Things in life may be changing dramatically for Reggie Bush—last month, the 28-year-old tailback signed on as a free agent with the Detroit Lions and …

5 Ways Yoga Makes Sex Better

Yoga is more than a path to Zen. In fact, it could be a path to the “big O” as well. Simply put, a regular practice can prime you for an awesome sex …

Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Microsoft's SmartGlass Xbox companion app has accrued 17 million downloads since launch

A slide released by Channel 9 indicates that Microsoft’s SmartGlass Xbox companion application has collected more than 17 million downloads since its launch in 2012 across four platforms: Windows 8, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS.<p>There’s a recurring Daily Show segment that asks a simple question: …

What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>There are regular people who like music on their phones and maybe listen to the radio or Spotify. For them, music is …

FCC approves Google's 'white space' database operation

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Google's plan to operate a database that would allow unlicensed TV broadcast spectrum to be used for wireless broadband and shared among many users.<p>Google, which was granted commission approval on Friday, is the latest company to complete the FCC's …

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32GB Verizon Galaxy S4 to sell for $299.99 on-contract starting with June 29

Verizon on Friday officially announced that starting with June 29 it’s going to sell a 32GB version of the Galaxy S4 for $299.99 with new two-year contracts.<p>So far, AT&T was the only mobile operator to offer Samsung’s flagship handset in a higher capacity, with the carrier pricing its own 32GB …

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to feature 5.9-inch Super AMOLED flexible display

A South Korean report says that the next-gen Galaxy Note handset would pack a 5.99-inch Super AMOLED flexible display, contradicting various existing rumors regarding the upcoming Galaxy Note 3.<p>Just recently, we heard that the handset may feature a 5.7-inch display instead of the 5.99-inch panel …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …

Palantir is helping California police develop controversial license plate database

Throwing more light on the controversial use of police license plate readers, a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals the development of a new California database under development with the help of Palantir, a Silicon Valley firm whose data analysis technology is in wide …

BlackBerry's Results Show Limited Resources To Invest In BB10 Development

BlackBerry’s fiscal Q1 2014 results don’t make for brilliant reading. They’ve shipped 6.8 million smartphones, and while revenues are up compared to the same period as last year ($2.8 billion then, $3.1 billion now) the smartphone manufacturer made a GAAP loss of $84 million.<p>BlackBerry’s results …

Can Google Really Crack The Game Console Market?

Look, we’ve all heard the rumors that Google is toiling away on a smartwatch, and the company has said the Nexus Q isn’t completely dead, so part of that recent report from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t completely out of the blue. That said, Google is reportedly also working on an Android-powered …