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Gaza cease-fire in question

One moment there are rocket attacks and claims Israel fired at Palestinian fishermen.<p>The next there's the head of a Palestinian negotiating team detailing a five-day extension of a cease-fire in and around Gaza.<p>Then -- after yet more rockets hit Israel -- there are Israeli airstrikes.<p>So what gives? …

Body of American Sheila Von Weise Mack Found in Suitcase at Bali St. Regis

The half-naked body of an American tourist was found stuffed in a suitcase at a posh five-star resort in Indonesia, officials said Wednesday. Police identified the corpse as 62-year-old Chicagoan Sheila Von Weise Mack – and said the victim’s teenage daughter and daughter’s boyfriend had been …

Crime

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

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 …

You're Doin' It Wrong

Creating a forward-leaning work culture with modern productivity tools.<p>Smartphones and tablets, along with apps connected to new cloud-computing platforms, are revolutionizing the workplace. We’re still early in this workplace transformation, and the tools so familiar to us will be around for quite …

Researcher: Array of Apple Apps Vulnerable to "Gotofail" Attack

Apple's Calendar, FaceTime, Keynote, iBooks and Mail apps appear susceptible.<p>If you stopped using the Safari browser while patiently awaiting Apple’s OS X patch for the “Gotofail” security vulnerability publicized over the weekend, that’s smart.<p>Now strongly consider giving up Apple’s Calendar, …

The Smartphone App Wars Are Over, and Apple Won

Every month or two, I perform a little ritual: I remove the SIM card from whatever phone I’m using at the moment and pop it into a different model. …

Everything You Need to Know About *Thor: The Dark World'*s End Credits Scene

By now, you've likely seen <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>. (If you haven't, then you might want to click onto another story to avoid being spoiled.) Perhaps, …

Should Kids Get iPhones for Christmas?

Don’t look now, but kids want iPhones for Christmas. Well, a third of them do, anyway.<p>A survey of 12- to 17-year-olds conducted by Ebates found that an iPhone tops the wishlist. One third — specifically 32% — of those surveyed want an iPhone. (Some 12% want a Samsung Galaxy phone.)<p>Ho, ho, hold on a …

Mobile Technology

iPad Air Review: Apple Makes Big Tablets Beautiful All Over Again

Apple introduced two new iPads this month at a special event in San Francisco on October 22, and the first of those to go on sale is the iPad Air, which is in stores and on virtual shelves this Friday, November 1. After a week with Apple’s newest 9.7-inch device, it’s clear there’s a new champion …

Autoblog Brings Automotive Obsession to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 8, 2013<p>Autoblog is the online site for people who are obsessed with cars.<p>Staffed with its own editorial and photography …

Fall in Love: Romantic Dates Near San Francisco

As the weather cools and we stand a little closer, there's no denying that autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It's time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town (and country) with one of these <b>romantic dates near San Francisco.</b><p><b>Sweep Her off Her Feet</b><p>An autumn bike ride has …

How J.J. Abrams can make 'Star Wars' great again

The Sincerely Truman ad agency offers up four simple rules for J.J. Abrams to follow to make "Star Wars" special once again.<p>As was the case with many "Star Wars" fans, the prequels left me feeling cold. They just didn't have that sense of excitement, life, and pluckiness of the original films. I …

Star Wars

How to move a home folder in OS X

You can move your account's home directory to a new location on your hard drive, or to a different drive altogether.<p>By default, the home folder for your OS X account will be located in the Users directory on your system's boot drive. You can, however, move this folder to a new location, such as to …

Operating Systems

Apple’s iPhone 5s, the A7 Chip, and That 64-Bit Question

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s on Tuesday, the company touted as one of its tentpole features the 64-bit desktop-class processing power of its new …

iPhone

Hot Wheels car races down world's highest wall track

A toy Hot Wheels car takes a huge plunge down the side of an apartment building on what may be the world's highest wall track.<p>A blue Hot Wheels toy car sporting the number "01" went where no Hot Wheels has gone before. It got to take a dramatic plunge down what the toy car company is calling "the …

Hot Wheels

This App Turns Your Photos Into a Collage of Emoji | WIRED

Emojify is an app that transforms photo pixels into emoticons. <i>Image: VoidWorks</i><p>The app draws on ASCII art, which uses typed text to form a shape.</i> …

Once you board this school bus, you're already home

Hank Butitta is driving his master's thesis across the country. The architecture student bought an old Chevrolet school bus for $3,000 on Craigslist and then dumped another $6,000 into it to convert it into a 225-square-foot apartment on wheels. There's a toilet, a sink, a small stove, and modular …

San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

Microsoft's 'touch screen' for any surface goes on sale

Prototype technology that turns any surface -- a wall, table, or floor -- into an interactive touch screen has been years in the making. Now, anyone can get their hands on the software.<p>Turning a wall into a touch-screen computer has many uses -- it could help teachers instruct classes or be used by …

The honest Chromecast review: Three weeks with Google’s TV stick

Advertisement<p>108 Comments<p>It’s been three weeks since Google unveiled its Chromecast dongle, and I’ve been using it practically every day since then …

How to Completely Uninstall Applications On Your Mac

Many users who have come across from competing operating systems, may be unaware of how simple it is to actually remove an application in OS X.<p>Some …

7 Handy Chrome Tab Manager Extensions

Chrome tab manager<p>If you’re anything like me, one minute your sat there breezily browsing the Web and the next minute your computer slows to a crawl as the result of the hundreds of tabs you just opened.<p>That’s not hyperbole either, I regularly have more than 100 tabs open in Chrome, so keeping …

How to Boot Into OS X Recovery Mode Using Parallels Desktop for Mac

Parallels Desktop is a handy way to run a copy of Windows, or a virtual copy of OS X on your Mac without requiring constant rebooting to access each …

How to Add Dashboard Widgets to the Desktop in OS X

• Home<br>• How To<br>• OS X<br>• How to Add Dashboard Widgets to the Desktop in OS X<p>J. Glenn Künzler - Aug 9, 2013<p>Do you ever get frustrated of going into Dashboard …

Uncommon Comparisons Between Apple’s App Store vs. Android’s Google Play [Infographic]

• Home<br>• Miscellaneous<br>• Uncommon Comparisons Between Apple’s App Store vs. Android’s Google Play [Infographic]<p>J. Glenn Künzler - Aug 1, 2013<p>The battle …