Nicholas Gekoskie

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Mac app deals roundup: Save big on apps for Wi-Fi optimization, personal finance tracking and more!

Do more with your Mac for less with our special offers on a bunch of quality apps here at TNW Deals!<p>Get over half off on programs to help optimize your Wi-Fi network, rip and convert video, rein in your personal finances and manage your time efficiently.<p>Here’s what’s in store:<p>NetSpot Pro: analyze …

The DeanBeat: Creativity thrives in the top 10 games of the year (poll)

In 2013, gaming hit its peak in so many ways. My favorite games of the year reflect both the peak for the consoles and the emergence of digital gaming as a vital part of the industry. As the final year for a long console generation, 2013 was fulfilling for game fans because we saw so many …

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An independent online publication run by a group of dedicated music and arts journalists and photographers in Australia. It features exclusive Live Music Reviews and Photo Galleries for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart, Wollongong + Album Reviews, Interviews and much more PLUS Food and Lifestyle, Arts and Film and the new Asian Music and Culture Section!

2013 marked a lot of firsts for us at the AU, and one of the new additions to the site we've been most excited about has been our new video games …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Game Console Is Right For You?

Are you thinking about getting a video-game console this holiday season, but can't decide between an Xbox One and PlayStation 4? To help you choose,</i> …

5 Animals That Look Like Lady Gaga

Wildlife<p><b>So theatrical, so blazing with color, so much larger than life—are we talking about Lady Gaga or a sea slug?</b><p>Despite being one of the most creatively outfitted performers of all time, Lady Gaga has some competition in the animal world. Nature’s show-stoppers include everything from insects …

Step Into the Void Above the French Alps

High up in the French Alps, on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak, sits a new five-sided glass structure called the Chamonix Skywalk. The installation was inspired by the Grand Canyon's glass skywalk, but it takes the concept to the next level. Instead of looking out over a …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

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Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Pope Francis honors gay teen who developed breakthrough cancer test

“It’s really amazing to be recognized by the Vatican, especially as a gay scientist,” the 16-year-old said<p>Pope Francis this weekend honored the 16-year-old science prodigy who developed a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer.<p>Jack Andraka has received several awards for his breakthrough …

Selfie the 'Word of the Year' and on course for the Oxford English Dictionary

Selfie dates back to an Australian online forum in 2002, and is "mainstream shorthand" for a self-portait photograph<p>The social media buzzword 'Selfie' is under consideration to be included in the Oxford English Dictionary after being picked as the word of the year for 2013.<p>Selfie last night joined …

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Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Save the City of San Francisco

Today, a 5-year-old named Miles Scott is having a day he'll never forget. Battling leukemia since he was just one, Miles is fulfilling his dream of becoming Batkid with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands upon thousands of supportive fans who are in San Francisco. (See original post, …

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Mayor Ed Lee SF BatKid Miles Scott with the key to the City of Gotham

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