Susan Scott

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The Way We Used To Travel: 12 Ways Travel Has Changed In The Digital Age

Once upon a time, smartphones and tablets didn't exist. And travel (well, life, in general) was very different. Technology has revolutionized the way we travel, in ways both good and bad.<p>We're feeling kind of nostalgic for the travel days of yore, so let's take a walk down memory lane and remember …

Russell Brand Vs Jon Snow: Comedian Loses His Temper During Heated Talks On Drugs And Revolution (VIDEO)

In a heated interview last night, Russell Brand was left tongue-tied after being confronted over his latest campaign by veteran news anchor Jon …

2014 is the year of the internet of things—no, seriously, we mean it this time

<i>The first in a series.</i><p>It’s fair to say that more people have heard of the “internet of things” than have experienced it. There is breathless press coverage of the phenomenon—always patiently re-explained by tech pundits as the trend by which all of our most mundane possessions will become …

10 reasons we can’t wait for 2014

<b>Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in "Sherlock" (BBC/Salon)</b><p>Sherlock returns! “Mad Men” departs! It’s going to be a fan’s dream year<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>December 23, 2013 12:43pm (UTC)<p>I have a good feeling about you, 2014. If there's a theme to be found in the promises you offer, it's that …

Doctorow, Rowling, Murakami, and More: Books to Read in 2014

New titles from Michael Cunningham, Maggie Shipstead, Hillary Clinton, and others<p>The coming year is full of long-awaited sequels, promising debuts, not-so-secret pseudonyms, and several books involving bloody murder. Read more on what notable authors in both fiction and non-fiction are up to in …

7 Huge Tech Trends to Expect in 2014

Major innovations and tech sea-changes were few and far between in 2013. Unfortunately, what usually follows major advancements are refinements. …

5 Steps To A Strong 2014 Start

New Year’s resolutions are a mixed bag of hope and misery. Think about it—we set ourselves up to fail with resolutions that are—by their very nature—passive. “I resolve to lose weight.” “I resolve to get out of debt.” “I resolve to stop eating Twinkies with my bourbon.”<p>Let’s make a pivotal shift: …

Trend Report: A Day in the Life of a Person Who Eats Food in 2014

Bacon, sriracha, Yelp, cronuts -- we think we're all about ready to move on.<p>The word "foodie" is dead. Or if it isn't, it definitely should be. First coined on the completely made-up date of Sept. 29, 2004, "foodie" has become one of those words, like "geek" and "weirdo," that applies to pretty …

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These 5 Things Will Get Cheaper In 2014

Despite the enticing pitches —"We're clearing out!" "Our biggest sale of the year!" "Didn't get what you want? We can fix that!"— experts say sales aren't yet at their best for many items. Waiting until next year could mean better deals on purchases as varied as Caribbean cruises and winter …

'Shelf-help' books set to fill publishers' coffers in 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson may have the coveted Christmas number one spot with the record-breaking sales of his memoir, <i>My Autobiography</i>. But not even celebrity memoirs are likely to match the publishing sector predicted to grow exponentially in 2014: self-help books.<p>Next year is set to be the one when …

New year, new laws: world will wake up to raft of changes in 2014

If it feels like you're waking up to a slightly different world on Wednesday, then it's because you will be. 1 January is habitually a watershed for new rules, appointments and bylaws; 2014 is no exception.<p>So what is changing? Well, if you are driving in Oregon with children in your car, do not …