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The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

THE SELECTS: More from the History of Silicon Valley

Airport retail: Trends to watch in 2014

©shutterstock_Radu Bercan<p><b>1. The future desires authenticity</b><p>The airport of the 21st century offers an environment with a distinct ambiance underlining …

Airports across the globe land high-end retailers

You'd think airports serving international cities or major hubs would be flush with irresistible shopping opportunities for the traveler. Sadly, most are stocked with the same tired perfumes, booze and tacky tchotchkes. But there are exceptions — facilities whose managers understand that …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

Age-Wise Style: Investment Pieces for Work

InStyle<i>’s Fashion Director Cindy Weber Cleary has been a fashion editor for the past 20+ years. Needless to say, she’s picked up some tricks along</i> …

We Are All Complicit in the Warzone that Has Become Ferguson, Missouri

The President, our Congresspeople, the governor, the police, and maybe even you.<p><b>As I'm writing this, people are in the streets</b> in Ferguson, Missouri for the sixth night in a row. Journalists are being threatened and detained—not arrested, so, God forbid, they will not have their day in court and …

Justice

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Why the Hunger Games proles have it better than they know

Three cheers for President Snow! Like zillions of people, I've seen The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, so I suppose I should be furiously opposed to the fascist state he governs. Donald Sutherland, who plays the president, even said he hoped the film would incite its young fans to revolution. But …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography

The Higgs boson does a new trick (probably)

Today the ATLAS experiment at CERN announced the strongest evidence so far that the Higgs gives mass to leptons<p>At a seminar at CERN this morning, Aliaksandr Pranko announced an interesting new result on the Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment.<p>In brief - we know the Higgs boson is there, and is …

Experience Comet ISON’s encounter with the sun online

ISON’s moment of truth is here – its closest approach to the sun – today. Here are some ways to experience it online.<p>Comet ISON has traveled for at …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

Fitness

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Joshua Tree's Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

Art

FDA to 23andMe: Stop DNA testing

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>23andMe has made a name for itself providing a service many people didn’t even know they needed: a complete …

Man Decorates House With 502,165 Holiday Lights, Shatters World Record

And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed.<p>More than 29 miles of wire. More than 500,000 lights. More than 70,000 visitors. Move over, Clark Griswold: You have nothing on David Richards, the Australian lawyer who has just broken the Guinness World Record for the most …

Hollywood film producer confirms he was Israeli spy

Arnon Milchan claims other big Hollywood names were connected to his covert affairs<p>Stories about Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan's alleged double life have been circulating for years.<p>Now, the Israeli businessman behind hits like "Pretty Woman," "Fight Club" and "L.A. Confidential" has finally come …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Windows 1.0: The flop that created an empire

Two years later than planned, Microsoft's new graphical operating system went on sale November 20, 1985. It wasn't worth the wait. But a bigger story was soon to unfold.<p>The big story in The New York Times on November 20, 1985, concerned Hurricane Kate's advance as it smashed into northern Cuba and …

Software

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

UK spy chiefs claim Snowden leaks damaged national security, but won’t tell public how

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Terrorists are “rubbing their hands in glee” in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations, the head of the British Security …

Motorola Patent Points To Electronic Neck “Tattoos” That Double As Microphones

You’ve got to give Motorola credit these days: it’s certainly not your average smartphone player any more. The company is trying to upend the traditional notion of a smartphone with Project Ara, and behind closed doors it’s building a new group devoted to designing and developing “world-class” …

Hackers steal 4,100 Bitcoins worth $1.18M from wallet service Inputs.io

Hackers attacked Bitcoin wallet Inputs.io and stole 4,100 Bitcoins.<p>At current prices for the online alternative currency, that amounts to $1.18 million.<p>Inputs.io powers a Bitcoin wallet service where owners can easily send and receive Bitcoin. It claimed to be the “most secure wallet ever created” …