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5.5-inch iPhone 6 may run landscape apps with more productive iPad-like interface

While the 4.7-inch version of the upcoming iPhone 6 will seemingly function as a large version of the current iPhone interface, it appears that the larger model with a 5.5-inch display could run software in landscape mode with an iPad-like user interface (portrait views likely remain unchanged). …

iOS Users Seven Times More Active Than Android Users, Suggests Net Applications

Two numbers from recent surveys on ‘share’ in the smartphone world nicely illustrate the difference between users of the Android and iOS platforms, and act as a reminder to place Android’s market share dominance in perspective.<p>As Android touches 85% of the market share in terms of handset sales …

Obama Announces Plans For Executive Action On Immigration

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced Monday he's done waiting for the House of Representatives to pass an immigration bill, and plans to take executive action to change deportation policies.<p>In remarks from the White House, Obama said that given the House's decision not to move forward …

Home & Design: A Japanese-style house with pagoda roof in a traditional beach town

<b>In Rehoboth Beach, Del.,</b> foursquare, bungalow, Colonial Revival and Cape Cod-style homes line streets with names like Cedar, Kent, Pennsylvania and Pine Reach.<p>On one street, though, is a departure: A pagoda rises between a bungalow and foursquare, signaling a distinctive Asian-style home accented …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

The Power Of Video -- The Premier Communications Tool Of Today

The human mind has an inherent unfulfilled need for information and interaction. Before the advent of the printing press, handwritten word and oral tradition dominated the preservation and communication of cultures, ideas and beliefs. Then in 1450, Johannes Gutenberg helped changed the world. The …

Three Realities About Venture Capital

This week’s kerfuffle over Yo centered on many facets, but none got more attention than the nascent startup’s $1.2 million in venture capital funding.<p>The reaction to this investment across the web came in several flavors. Founders complained that their own startups created far more value for …

Twitter Acquires SnappyTV

Twitter has announced it’s acquiring live-TV clipping service SnappyTV, a platform used by broadcasters and rights-holders to edit and distribute snippets of live TV across the social sphere shortly after they’re first aired.<p>Launched in 2010, San Francisco-based SnappyTV has been been partnering …

A House with an Origami-Like Roof

In the Mie Prefecture of Japan situated in a old village surrounded by mountains is the ORIGAMI house, designed by TSC Architects. The raised lot has …

Your Facebook Friends Were Right: This Axe IS Amazing

Leave it to the Finns to update something as unimprovable as the axe. Finland is a nation populated entirely by (as far as I can tell) woodland elves …

Here Comes Facebook's Ad Network: Mobile Ads Launching This Month

Facebook is making money on its mobile apps. Now it wants to make money on your mobile apps.<p>Lots of people have wanted Facebook to build an ad network for a long time.<p>Here it comes. Facebook will take the wraps off its plans for a mobile ad network at its “F8” developer conference in San Francisco …

AdRoll Raises $70M Led By Foundation As Ad Tech And Retargeting Hit The Big Time

AdRoll, a pioneer of online advertising retargeting (the technology that pushes you ads for products that you have viewed online previously), is today announcing a major round of funding: $70 million, which AdRoll plans to use to capitalise on the current surge of interest in ad tech as a way of …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Why Your Favorite Shows Keep Breaking the Internet

<i>Franklin Morris is a senior writer for Rackspace.</i><p>If you were hoping to catch the recent premiere of “Game of Thrones” on HBO Go, you were likely met instead with the “spinning wheel of non-loading hopelessness and despair”—a name some customers have bestowed upon HBO’s error message.<p>It was a case …

Samsung kicks off infringement case against Apple with FaceTime claim

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Samsung on Monday kicked off its patent infringement suit against Apple, presenting evidence and testimony to argue the iPhone maker copied two of its patents.<p>The Korean electronics maker rested its defense against Apple shortly before 2 p.m. PT Monday before starting arguments …

Your old AOL email address may be sending out spam

Advertisement<p>37 Comments<p>Usually, receiving an email from an AOL(s AOL) email address with a cryptic subject like “Hi” or “Fw: news” wouldn’t be too …

Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives | Swaziland

<b>Nairobi, Kenya</b> - Kenyan men have practiced polygamy, or plural marriage, as far back as they can remember. In fact, the country has produced Ancentus Akuku Ogwela, who married 130 wives, and, when he died at 92, left behind 210 children.<p>But a new marriage bill that gives men the liberty to marry as …

Spain Considers Release Of Genetically Modified Olive Fruit Flies

The flies, created by the same company that has tested genetically modified mosquitos, are designed to crash local populations of the pest.<p>A company involved in creating genetically modified mosquitos has another project nearing outdoor testing. The U.K.-based Oxitec has applied to release …

Caffeine Enhances Memory

That morning cup of coffee or lunchtime soda might serve a purpose beyond giving you a jolt of energy. According to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, caffeine enhances memory.<p>Participants in the study took placebos or 200-milligram caffeine tablets—the same amount of the …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

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7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …