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Best travel apps for Android

Whether you're planning your first trip away from home or you're a frequent flier, there are a ton of travel apps available for Android that will …

How to connect a USB flash drive to your Android phone

Say you're going to a party and your friends have asked you to play amateur DJ. Your phone has some music on it, but there's so much more on your …

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud …

This is the best photo editing app for Android

The fast way to deal with photo issues right on your phone is Adobe's Photoshop Express app, available for Android, iOS, and Windows. It lacks the sheer power of iOS-only Enlight (which, ironically enough, comes closer to replicating the skills of desktop Photoshop), but is much more …

Six maps that will make you rethink the world

We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete.<p>Khanna is the author of the new book …

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Learn The 'Community' Formula For Successful Public Relations (No Agency Required)

Last September I wrote about my friend Wendy Lipton-Dibner, who went on the record with her goal to achieve a best selling book with an impact-driven book (not a celebrity tell-all, etc.) and without manipulating the process. I promised to report her results. She succeeded. On October 24, her book …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

To compile the ranking, OpenTable pored over more than five million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for 20,000 restaurants, covering all 50 states and Washington DC.<p>St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Santa Rosa, California, earned the No. 1 spot, with Mama's Fish House in …

Augustine: Conversions and Confessions review – an in-depth study of faith’s foundations

Robin Lane Fox’s biography of the 4th-century saint deserves to become the standard work on his religious teaching<p>Robin Lane Fox’s dense and satisfying biography does not attempt to provide an exhaustive account of St Augustine of Hippo’s life, but focuses on the period in which he wrote his …

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Keeping your data hidden and secure is a hefty concern these days, and unfortunately, that’s just not possible without using an extra layer of …

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The $85 Asus Chromebit is a tiny HDMI stick running Chrome OS

Google and Asus today launched the Chromebit, an $85 HDMI stick that allows users to plug into any screen and run Chrome OS straight out of the box — assuming they also link up a USB or Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. First unveiled in March, the Chromebit is the most affordable way to get Chrome …

Google acquires photo and video editing startup Fly Labs for its Photos team

Fly Labs, a media editing startup that impressed us enough to win the trophy at last year’s #TNWUSA Boost Startup competition announced today that it has been acquired by Google.<p>Although the company said in a blog post that its apps will be deprecated, the features will get a spot in a familiar …

7 Employee Benefits Open Enrollment Gotchas

Here’s something to pay attention to during benefits open enrollment season: Health insurance premiums may be stable but employees are getting socked with higher out-of-pocket costs including co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles, leading to much higher overall out-of-pocket costs. That means it’s …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Is The Future Of The Workplace Here Already?

Is it just me, or are we more future focused then ever right now? Maybe it’s just me. But it seems like you can’t go a day without someone writing about how the jobs have changed so much, and usually for the worse. When I read these pieces I can’t help but wonder if the authors are writing from the …

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How to Turn Any Song into a Ringtone on your Android Phone

We all know that the stock ringtones for most phones range from merely annoying to other-worldly, nightmarish soundscapes of noise and agony (I’m looking at you, “Moto”). Even after almost a decade of smartphones, creating your own custom ringtone hasn’t gotten much more intuitive. Fortunately, …

How should the US reform its retirement savings system?

Looking at the future of retirement in the United States doesn’t reveal a pretty picture. Life expectancies are on the rise as the personal savings …

On Your Mark, Get Sett

Austin-based modern prefab designer Kimber Reed wants you to space out.<p>As a young girl growing up in Austin, Texas, Kimber Reed’s parents were always bringing home dingy wooden wardrobes to fix up and refinish for their small antiques shop. Many years later, after she graduated pre-med at the …

10 proven tactics for reading people’s body language

You can learn a lot about someone’s intentions and emotions from their body language, if you know what to look for. We’ve compiled some tips in the …

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

Best Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge cases

While the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are no longer the latest flagships from Samsung, they are still some of the sexiest looking phones on the market today.<p>Sandwiched between two panels of Gorilla Glass 4 and an aluminum edge, the GS6 and GS6 Edge offer an attractive design that is fairly …

Note-writing robots pen letters in your handwriting

A New York City-based startup has created robots that can learn your handwriting -- and turn digital notes you write into letters penned on crisp stationery that look like you hand-wrote them yourself.<p>The startup, called Bond, instructs customers to send in a writing sample. Calligraphers who work …

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How to clear search and location history in Google Maps on Android

We all search for plenty of wacky and one-time things in Google Maps, and despite what Google thinks we don't always want that sitting in our history …

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NIV Bible app review: bringing a new way to read the words of God

Introduction<p>NIV Bible combines high technology and tradition by providing people with a new way to interact with the Bible. Created by Tecarta Inc., …

The size of it

<b>How the world's population has changed</b><p>THE world in 1950 looked very different from how it does now. Europe was home to 22% of the world's 2.5 billion …

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your …

How The Sharing Economy Will Impact Marketing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Anji Ismail is the CEO and co-founder of DOZ, a curated marketplace that connects brands with the digital marketing experts around the globe.</i><p>It’s hard to find a space that the sharing economy hasn’t touched. It’s already influenced transportation (Uber and BlaBlaCar); lodging …

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How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Notification sounds can be a lot of fun to play with and a great way to embrace Android customization. From having your device proudly announce “You’ve got mail!” through to video game noises, catch phrases from your favorite movie and snippets of your favorite song, if it can be stored as an audio …

5 Hearty Soups and Stews to Warm You Up

<b>1. White Chicken Chili</b><p>I've tried many white chicken chili recipes over the years, but none as satisfying as this one. The best part is that it's made with a rotisserie chicken, which makes it a one-pot meal you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken & Matzo Ball …

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