Scott Ryan Brazell

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Why HomePod is actually a steal at $349

Don’t make the mistake of comparing HomePod to rival smart speakers and lamenting its $349 price tag. There are good reasons why the device costs more than three times as much as an Amazon Echo — and yet is still an absolute steal.<p>Apple is keen to point out that HomePod is an awesome music …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

You're Just Not Prepared For What's Coming

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what's coming. Not even close. Don't take it personally. I'm simply playing …

Into the Spotlight: It's Neymar's Time to Complete His Rise to Royalty

<i>This story appears in the Aug. 7, 2017, edition of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Subscribe to the magazine here.</i><p>If Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi has …

WhatsApp vulnerability explained: by the man who discovered it | Tobias Boelter

Facebook denies it is deliberate loophole but Tobias Boelter sets out what the vulnerability is and why it matters<p>There was an outcry when the Guardian published my information regarding a vulnerability within WhatsApp’s implementation of end-to-end encryption, but much of the response misses the …

The future of wireless charging is here, but it’s going to be messy and confusing

I’m standing in the penthouse suite of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, looking at what seems to be a large subwoofer on a shelf. A TV remote sits on an ottoman about eight feet from the shelf, with no buttons illuminated. Energous CTO Michael Leabman taps his iPad, triggering the black …

Wireless Charging

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Google Makes $150 Photo Software Suite Free

Today is a great day for those of us who edit photos on a PC or Mac. Google has announced that the entire Nik Collection of image processing tools is now free to download and use.<p>Formerly available at a cost of $150, the suite of seven professional-grade plugins is now available for download …

IPhone 7

13 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of a Quora thread on the matter, we found several handy life skills you can pick up almost instantly.<p>Here are 13 of them:

16 Super Effective Productivity Habits to Add to Your Morning Routine

You don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to start your day off right.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I bet I can predict what your morning looks like: You wake up to a generic alarm clock sound, roll out of bed, …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

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Here's how much the iPhone's software has changed over time

Apps like Safari, Mail, and Messages were reminiscent of the Mac counterparts, giving the phone a PC-like feel.<p>Over time, Apple has dramatically changed the way iOS looks, having introduced a slew of new apps and an entire redesign, which launched on the iPhone 5s in 2013.<p><b>Here's what iOS looks like</b> …

iPhone

The strange life of Q-tips, the most bizarre thing people buy

Years ago, my mother complained about a terrible earache. The pain was unbearable. And it wouldn't go away — for a week, she walked around with a debilitating ringing in her head.<p>Eventually, she recalled to me the other day, <b></b>the discomfort led her to a doctor, who carefully pushed an otoscope into …

Inside NASA’s Plan To Radically Redesign How We Fly

A new wave of aircraft design is emerging–and NASA is helping.<p>It’s probably been a long time since flying amazed you. Air travel tends to feel like an inconvenience these days–not a miracle of engineering. This is partially due to market forces and security theater. It’s also the fact that aircraft …

The Coolest Modern RVs, Trailers and Campers

Definitely the most recognizable out of the group, the Airstream, with its sleek silver exterior, is the longest-tenured recreational vehicle …

RVs

15 US ski resorts that are actually affordable

The temperatures are finally dropping and winter is officially here, which means it's ski season.<p>The US is full of amazing ski resorts, and many of the smaller ones are great for an affordable winter getaway.<p>Our friends at Hotels.com complied a list of ski resorts across the country where skiers …

This New Non-Lethal Gun Could Be More Effective Than Police Tasers

It stops the target without harming them.<p>A new compact, lightweight weapon will stop a target in their tracks from a hundred meters away without harming them. Nicknamed the Pogojet, it's a radical less-than-lethal design from Jeffrey Widder, senior research scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute …

New Zealand's National Parks Captured In Stunning Photo Series

A photographer who went travelling in New Zealand has come back with a stunning series of images showing off the country's national parks.<p>Johan Lolos …

National Parks

5 Epic Honeymoon Destinations You’ve Probably Never Considered

The planning is over, the anxiety has gone, the deed is done, and now it’s time for a major vacation. Coordinating a honeymoon can be one of the most exciting parts of getting married, not only because you get to do it together as a couple, <i>alone</i>, but also because the possibilities of places to …

National Parks

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

NASA tries to rattle people in its sonic-boom room

When an aircraft of any kind goes faster than the speed of sound, it creates a sonic boom -- a noise that's the result of pressure waves on the plane's nose and tail. People on the ground can not only hear a sonic boom, they feel it as well.<p>NASA believes it might be possible to reintroduce …

5 Airstream Rentals That Trump Traditional Hotel Rooms

The first Airstream was built in 1929, and almost 90 years later, the iconic aluminum trailer still has quite a following: Matthew McConaughey and Lenny Kravitz are proud owners, and many restaurants, shops, and hotels have invested in Airstreams as new forms of food trucks, showrooms, or guest …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.<p><b>“Mark is fixing stuff.”</b><p>I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to …

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Improve your resiliency--or teach your kids to be mentally tougher--with these important practices.<p>Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a …

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to travelers

Condé Nast Traveler recently released the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards.<p>This year, more than 128,000 travelers submitted millions of ratings and thousands of comments that the magazine's editors used to create lists of favorite cities, hotels, and resorts.<p>One of these lists declares …

European Travel

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

Quiet rise of Ben Carson is shaking up Republican presidential race

For six undisturbed weeks, Donald Trump held a broadly uncontested lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the US presidency.<p>That was until this week, when a respected pollster released new numbers showing that another candidate had sneaked into a tie with Trump in Iowa, the first state …

12 huge brands that are called something completely different outside the US

The only problem is that you might never be able to find them.<p>Famous brands in the US often go by completely different names abroad. Sometimes the change makes sense, other times the changes are so small and random they seem pointless.<p>See if you can identify what famous brands are called outside …

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