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Sony is trying to make the Walkman cool again

LAS VEGAS— Sony's latest take on its classic music player, the ZX2, supports high resolution audio playback and is Wi-Fi-, Bluetooth- and NFC-enabled.<p>…

Facebook is the new AOL

So it's worth noting that the broad outlines of tech in 2015 look surprisingly like the late '90s. The major players are set up the same, the fights are the same, and the mistakes will almost certainly be the same. It's going to be pretty fun until it all blows up, actually — some of these ancient …

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Readers choose their favorite dishes of 2014

Last month in Dining, Phil Vettel, Kevin Pang and Ina Pinkney revealed their favorite dishes of 2014. Here are some of the dishes nominated by readers. The responses have been edited for style and space.<p><b>Can't get enough</b> of those chilaquiles at Fuel in Wilmette. It's hard to get to the rest of the …

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This Is Why You ABSOLUTELY Should Not Drink Fountain Soda At A Restaurant

I worked at this restaurant a few years ago that never really tried too hard to live up to the standards of good hygiene as outlined by the New York …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Saving dough never looked so good.<p>22 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Grooming<p>and the week's 6 other grooming moves you need to see.<p>7 Photos2 days …

30 Under 30: The Food & Drink Masters Changing How We Eat

It was quite an interesting year in the world of food and drink. Berkeley became the first city in the U.S. to pass a soda tax. Master statistician Nate Silver concluded that La Taqueria makes the country’s best burritos. 3D-printed foods are gaining traction. Vermont became the first state to …

2015’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘The Hateful Eight,’ and More

WATCH THIS!<p>Yes, 2015 promises to be one of the best years ever for movies, featuring everything from a new Star Wars flick to films by Spielberg, …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

10 of the best new active trips

Aiming for healthier, more active travels in 2015? Then you need one of these energetic trips!<p>1. Pedal with the kids, Vietnam<p><b>Families Worldwide <br>When?</b> …

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Danger of ice particles in AirAsia crash puts spotlight on Winnipeg test facility

A winter's day in Winnipeg is a far cry from the stormy tropics. But for Brent Ostermann that makes it the perfect place to wreak havoc on aircraft engines in a way that could prevent disaster thousands of feet up and half a world away.<p>"What we're testing for is how ice buildup can happen … and how …

Reinventing The Pizza

Who is crazy enough to start yet another pizza chain? Especially after ambitious chefs have piled on every conceivable topping (peanut butter and jelly, kangaroo meat), injected cheese into every last nook and cranny of dough and committed unholy cross-branding (Pizza Hut’s Doritos crust)? Samit …

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Harbin international ice and snow festival - in pictures

A selection of images from the annual ice and snow festival that – sensibly – takes place in one of the coldest cities in China

See the Final Moments Before Boston Bombing Suspect Was Arrested

6:02.14 p.m. Tactical Police Officers converge on the house where 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sgt. Sean …

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This is Dish's Sling TV: an internet TV service that lets you stream ESPN for $20

The perfect complement to your Netflix subscription is coming this month<p>Internet TV is here. Sony kicked us off in earnest with the launch of PlayStation Vue (which currently remains in limited beta), but Dish is about to make a full-on push into a new TV experience aimed at cord cutters and …

47 Times Diane Keaton Looked Exactly Like Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton is by far one of our favorite women in Hollywood. She's candid about all the men she wants to kiss, wears her laugh lines with pride and of course, has one of the most iconic wardrobes of any celebrity <i>ever</i>.<p>If the actress, who turns 69 years old on Monday, has taught us anything, it's …

Can tourism be an effective tool for sustainable development?

Posted by Rachel Creaney on Monday 5 January 2015<p>Until recently tourism was not considered to be a viable means of promoting economic development and …

Child plane crash survivor must have time, tools to grieve

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sailor Gutzler is back in her tiny hometown in Illinois with family members Monday.<p>They are doing everything they can to make the 7-year-old feel safe and loved -- a simple but critical act that mental health experts say can help the child begin grappling with being the sole survivor of a …

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Do we really need all that wasteful consumerism that comes with the 18-month device upgrade cycle?<p>Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold last year–most replacing devices that were less than two years old. The average smartphone owner upgrades every 18 months.<p>Is it possible to …

The Foods You Should Never Eat in 2015

From chocolate-covered bacon to corn dogs and cheese fries.<p>It's resolution time again--and the vast majority of us are hoping to eat better, lose weight, and get in shape in the New Year.<p>Easier said than done. We already know the drill: We certainly know we need to eat lean proteins, heart-healthy …

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11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

7 Lessons (Some Embarrassing) I Learned After Writing A Book About Meditation

In 2014, to my vast surprise, I became a public evangelist for meditation. I published a memoir called <i>10% Happier</i>, about an ambitious, agnostic …

CES 2015: Connected Kitchen Gadgets Proliferate With Scales, Food Printers, and Coffee Makers

2015's Consumer Electronics Show is just getting started, and one of the major themes this year appears to be connected smart gadgets for the kitchen. While some of the devices shown off this week have been around for some time already, their focus on a hassle-free kitchen experience is a major …

Apple's Software Is In A 'Nosedive' That Is Deeply Concerning, Longtime Apple Supporter Says

In a blog post he writes: "Apple's hardware today is amazing — it has never been better. But the software quality has taken such a nosedive in the last few years that I'm deeply concerned for its future."<p>Arment was CTO at Tumblr before he left to start Instapaper, the first app that let users save …

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Look At The Crazy Designs For The World’s First Underwater City

A Japanese company thinks we should all go sleep with the fishes in its sustainable “Ocean Spiral” city.<p>As coastal cities face growing threats from rising sea levels and urban planners debate where to build next, a Japanese company has an unconventional proposal: Maybe the cities of the future …

Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi is spoofing its own customers

Connecting to the web on a flight this Friday, Google engineer Adrienne Porter Felt noticed something weird. When she logged in, there was a red X over the padlock by the URL bar, a sign that something was fishy. She was looking at the Google search page, supposedly protected by HTTPS, but the site …

Serena Williams stops match for a coffee after losing first set 0-6 - and recovers to win

Lethargic star transforms fortunes against Flavia Pennetta after break for espresso<p>Serena Williams interrupted her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta to ask the umpire if she could have a coffee. An espresso was duly delivered to the court and Williams recovered from losing the first set 6-0 …

Rams owner planning L.A. stadium

LOS ANGELES -- The St. Louis Rams could be headed back to Los Angeles as early as 2016.<p>A year after purchasing 60 acres of land in Inglewood adjacent …

Hall of Fame ballot: Nine who were great (and clean) get in here

From The Big Unit to Pedro to Mattingly to Trammell, here are nine who deserve to be in baseball's Hall. Still not included: Bonds, Clemens or any …