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America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

7 takeaways from the Republican debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans began their debate Thursday night with insults and ended with three candidates pledging to back Donald Trump should he win the nomination.<p>Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took more shots at Trump in Fox News' debate -- and through it all, the billionaire …

Republicans

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

'Operator' is a font designed to make coding easier

While many of us bristle at the sight of Comic Sans (this writer included), coders have an altogether different view of typefaces and how they're presented. Thus, Operator Mono, the new font from one of the highest-regarded typeface-creators that was forged to make life easier for the folks who …

Introduction to Microsoft R Open

Presented by David Smith, R Community Lead, Jan 28 2015<p>Data Science is a strategic initiative for most companies today, who seek to understand the wealth of data now available to them to understand patterns, make forcecasts, and build data-driven products and process. The open-source R language is …

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

California's 15 Most Romantic Resorts

The Golden State gets a gold star (or should we say heart?) in the romance department. From San Francisco to Big Sur, California is filled with cities and towns perfect for an amorous getaway -- and uber-romantic hotels seal the deal by providing amenities such as stunning spas, sexy suites, and …

31 things you’ll never hear a New Yorker say

<b>1.</b> “I feel culturally threatened by Boston.”<p><b>2.</b> “Wait, did I just *actually* see a rat on the subway platform?!”<p><b>3.</b> “The best place to hang out on the …

Boffins beat Amazon Web Services at its own storage game

Bell Labs and uni propose SEARS protocol to improve on AWS's own storage schemesBoffins from Bell Labs and Stony Brook University have put together a …

Seattle's Essential Pizza Restaurants, Winter 2017

Pizza is a perfect food with endless possibilities: crusty, chewy, charred, thick, thin, square, round, red sauce, white sauce...even before the toppings, these slight variations inspire strong opinions and divide regions.<p>Thankfully, Seattle has most of its bases covered when it comes to pie …

What is the next major breakthrough for smartphones?

Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has …

The killer voice feature Google Now needs next

One of the Nexus 5 smartphone's best new features is the always-listening, touchless control over Google Now, the name by which the platform's personal assistant is known.<p>By saying the words "OK, Google" when the phone is unlocked, you can launch any of Google Now's actions -- like searching the …

Google Now