Trevor Roman

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The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

TapTap Wristband Keeps You In Touch with Your Loved One

<b>TapTap Wristband</b> keeps you and your loved one connected, it’s a small device that transfers touch between 2 people. Aside from transferring the …

Wearable Tech

Use Call PopOut to make incoming calls less distracting on Android

Have you ever been reading an important e-mail, studying some notes, or playing a game, when a call interrupts you? Wouldn't it be nice if you could quickly dismiss the call without putting your current activity in the background? That's exactly what Call PopOut does for you.<p>Instead of …

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

27 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (9/24/13 - 10/7/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

How to keep yourself secure online

<b>NOTE:</b> If you aren’t interested in reading my amazingly-described prose, and just want to know how to keep yourself secure, skip to the bottom of the …

My Friends and I Bought an Island

Reply<p>How much did you pay for the island?<p>HI Tynan, Matthew Murphy here(Previous Owner). I couldn't be more excited for you guys. As sad as I was to …

Nova Scotia

10 ways America has come to resemble a banana republic

<b>(Reuters/Richard Rowe)</b><p>What will it take to reverse this trend?<p>Alex Henderson<p>September 11, 2013 12:03pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>In the post-New Deal America of the 1950s and '60s, the idea of the United States becoming a banana republic would have seemed absurd to most …

Articles about top 5 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Either tucked away in the desert, nestled in the …

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of …

How To Focus: 4 Proven Tricks To Improve Concentration

<i>Ever feel like you have the attention span of a fruit fly? These distraction-fighting techniques will help you snap to.</i><p>By Camille Noe Pagán<p>"I'm so scatterbrained I must have ADHD." It's a lament that doctors like Michael Coates, MD, are hearing more and more from adult patients, many of whom assume …

FABtotum Personal Fabricator: A Multi-Purpose Digi-Fab Workstation in a Single Box

The jury's still out on the growth of 3D printing this year, but recent reporting suggests that the industry will extruding, fusing and sintering way …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

As a Democrat, I am disgusted with President Obama | Jeff Jarvis

Barack Obama,NSA,Privacy,Civil liberties - international,US constitution and civil liberties,US news,US politics<p>I voted for Obama reluctantly, but never did I imagine he would become another Richard Nixon

Rumor: Galaxy Gear smartwatch specs to include dual-core Exynos 4212 CPU, 1GB of RAM and camera

The Galaxy Gear smartwatch will reportedly be unveiled alongside the new Galaxy Note 3 at Samsung’s pre-IFA 2013 September 4 media event, but there’s already unconfirmed online chatter regarding its specs.<p><i>Sam Mobile</i> says that it has received an anonymous tip about the device’s hardware, which it …

The 1931 Histomap: The entire history of the world distilled into a single map/chart.

<i>The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space</i> …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

“Europa Report”: Summer’s sleeper sci-fi hit?

A mission to Jupiter’s ocean-girdled moon in search of life goes wrong in the sci-fi thriller “Europa Report”<p>What if our first contact with extraterrestrial life – an event of immense scientific, philosophical and even theological importance – doesn’t go well? It’s one of the most venerable themes …

Financial Regrets of College Graduates: The 3 Biggest Mistakes and How to Avoid Them | The Art of Manliness

This fall there will be over 20 million students heading to college, either returning from summer break or arriving for the first time. If you’re one …

5 Ways You Can Use Your GPU to Do Science at Home

Point. Click. Participate. If you’ve ever daydreamed of curing exotic diseases, hunting for aliens, or prospecting for riches, your GPU can help turn …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

National Parks

Undiscovered Asia: The 5 Places to Go Next

Asia has attracted travelers for centuries. From backpackers to businessmen, luxury seekers to religious pilgrims, this is a continent so vast and …

10 Great Vacations for Nature Lovers

Looking for a close encounter of the <i>herd</i> kind? These 10 destinations in the Americas deliver easy access to some of nature’s coolest wild …

The things that you should fix on your own car

The seemingly unending (and ever-increasing) complexities of the modern automobile are deterring more and more owners from carrying out the basic …

[Hands-On] Krome Pushes All Your Android Notifications To Desktop Chrome

Phones are always begging for attention – emails, text messages, app updates, and so on. Ideally, you might like to see what's going on in your …

Hario Sommelier Gives New Shape to the Syphon – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The syphon (or vacuum coffee maker) is one of those brew methods that truly embodies coffee geekdom. Everything about it feels more like a science …

Coffee

Man creates 'invisible headphones' by implanting magnets into his ears

A man has implanted magnets into his ears to use as invisible headphones in a remarkable example of DIY transhumanism.<p>Rich Lee, a self-described …

Google Search update has some great new features

Google Search got a healthy update today, adding all kinds of cool little features.<p>We’ll start with TV, which may have the coolest use case for everyday life. If you’ve ever watched a show, and seen an actor you can’t quite place, Google has you covered. If your TV is internet ready, and both your …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …