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Google's new messaging app Allo is a little bit snoopier than expected

Google said Allo would only store user data ‘transiently’ – but reports suggest it has rolled back on the promise in return for better performance<p>Google’s new messaging app, Allo, is just a bit snoopier than the company promised it would be back in May.<p>The app is already viewed with suspicion by …

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Sneakernomics: The Internet Changed The Sneaker Business Forever; Get Ready For More!

The internet has had a huge role in shaping today’s sneaker business. The game has changed forever. And we can expect even more changes in the next few years. This blog will explore the history of sneaker sales on the internet and then opine on what’s coming next.<p>History<p>Only recently have the …

Your Reputation Is The Most Valuable Thing You Possess. Here's How You Maintain It...

Launching a new venture, getting that new job or promotion, bringing together a team of A-players, securing financing from shrewd business connections that you hardly know… these are all potentially life-changing goals. All of them are attainable only if you have built and maintained a stellar …

6 Reasons To Fire A Client

When you are just getting started with your business, you’re probably willing to work with any and every client who comes your way. However, not every client is a good one. The emotional, physical, and mental drain caused by a bad client relationship can keep you from enjoying your job and …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Unpublished JFK Tapes Released 50 Years After Assassination

Recordings of friends and leaders reveal intimate details of iconic politician.<p><b>For the first time in the 50 years since their making, recordings of John F. Kennedy's friends talking about him after his death have been published in a public radio show called "We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories From the</b> …

Dramatic Video Shows Volcano Making New Island Off Japan

"Ring of Fire" tectonic activity responsible for this week's eruption.<p><b>Japan got just a little bit bigger this week, as a volcano created abrand new island about 600 miles (970 kilometers) south of Tokyo.</b><p>The island is about 660 feet (200 meters) in diameter, according to the Japanese coast guard. It …

Travel Writing Tips: Don George on Self Editing

I sat down with <b>Don George</b>, editor at large at <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> and author of <i>Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing</i>, and asked him to don (no pun intended) his editor’s cap and dispense some pearls of wisdom about what budding travel writers can do to make their work sing.<p>This is what he …

Opinion: U.S. Should Be Thankful for International Students

New report highlights impact of high school and college students from abroad on economy and world peace.<p><b>November is a time when we Americans are thankful and celebrate with family and friends. Many of the guests around American Thanksgiving tables this year will be international students visiting</b> …

Riding the Lewis & Clark Trail In Search of Roadkill

<i>National Geographic Emerging Explorer Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organization connecting outdoor adventurers with scientists in need of data from the field. He also organizes his own expeditions, contributing to research on wildlife-human</i> …

Travel: The New Fountain of Youth

Five hundred years ago, Juan Ponce de León set sail from Puerto Rico–where he had been appointed governor by the Spanish crown–in search of magical waters said to restore vitality. Turns out the 39-year-old explorer had more pressing priorities–gold and empire expansion chief among them–as he took …

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

Blame Bad Night's Sleep on the Moon

A new study finds human sleep patterns are timed to the phases of the moon.<p><b>If you have trouble falling asleep around the same time each month, the moon might be to blame.</b><p>Scientists say they've found evidence that human sleep patterns are timed to the phases of the moon, and that people sleep 20 …

CostaBaja Resort & Spa Partners with Greta Blackburn to Create FITCAMP La Paz - Ocean Home - June-July 2013

A waterfront respite in Los Angles without the usual noise and crowds of typical beach areas<p>This stylish new resort in the Caribbean is the perfect …

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I Heart My City: Julia’s Glasgow

<b>Julia Forrest</b> is from Scotland’s largest metropolis and has been blogging about places you won’t find in the regular tourist guides for Spotted by Locals Glasgow since 2012. “The shopping, nightlife, and the beautiful walkways make this city a great place to live in,” she says. “I couldn’t see …

Skywatcher's Guide: Eye-Catching Triple Planet Huddle

Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter meet in the night sky starting May 24.<p><b>This weekend, skywatchers around the world will get to see a striking triple planetary meetup in the evening skies the likes of which won't be repeated until 2026.</b><p>From May 24 to 27, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter will appear to converge …

A Blue Vision and the Politics of the Ocean

Changing Planet<p>“Our oceans face an unprecedented set of challenges from climate change, pollution, energy extraction, and more,” warned Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, the opening speaker at the 4th Blue Vision Summit in Washington D.C. held earlier this month. He went on to suggest we …

Flocking to Fallon

Human Journey<p>I’m no twitcher, and before last weekend the closest I’d ever come to the world of birding was watching the surprising blockbuster <i>The Big Year.</i><p>But that all changed when I plunged into the 16th Annual Spring Wing’s Festival. The event draws thousands of birders from all over the globe …