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How The Wire Teaches Us What Went Wrong at Microsoft

Last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer issued a vast formal memo setting out “a far-reaching realignment of the company,” one that would bring …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

The Evolution of King James

LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine<p>Just a few months after his 28th birthday, LeBron James is on …

Google Glass video shows how the device can be used in everyday life [video]

A new Google Glass video shows you how the device can be successfully used in everyday life, giving you answers in situations you come across in various moments.<p>The video shows Googlers testing the device with various searches, some of them very funny, and putting Google’s search capabilities, and …

Google Glass

Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

Cargo Showdown: Which Crossover SUV Is Best for Hauling Your Stuff?

These machines are built for hauling, but which one is the best? We packed as much stuff into them as we could to find out.<p>As the sea of crossover vehicles becomes ever more crowded, it can be difficult to navigate those waters and figure out which size machine will best fit your needs. So we spend …

Honda CR-V

Stylish Urban Bike Gear

1 of 9<p>Showers Pass Woman’s Portland Jacket<p>This pretty-plaid waterproof jacket has a reflective drop-down rear panel (three snaps keep it up when not in use) and reflective-piping accents. A left-side chest pocket has a hidden audio port, and side gussets let you customize fit.<p><b>Price:</b> $200 <b><br>Info:</b> …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

1 of 9<p>Cannondale CAAD8 7 Sora<p>At one time, the CAAD8 was Cannondale’s top-end aluminum frame, and it still has desirable features: Shaped chainstays help the bike absorb bumps yet are rigid enough to feel efficient during hard pedaling. A beefed-up bottom bracket maximizes power transfer, and a tall …

The One Google Reader Feature Nobody’s Figured Out How To Replace

By John Paul Titlow9 minute Read<p>In one week, Google Reader will disappear. Until that long-dreaded moment arrives, the service’s most dedicated users …

NBA Draft 2013: Intriguing Storylines Heading into 2013 Draft

Now that the 2013 NBA draft is just over two days away, the excitement and intrigue surrounding the event is reaching a fever pitch.<p>With the crop of elite talent at the top of the class possessing more flaws than years past, there is plenty of opportunity for teams to maneuver up and down the big …

Re-Grading Every Pick from the 2012 NBA Draft

One year is never enough time to properly judge an NBA draft class. Some guys are instant studs and duds, while others take time to either develop into the productive players they eventually become or decay from surprises into eventual busts.<p>But the 2013 draft is just around the corner (and the …

HoopsHype

0<p>14 Jun<p>Social Media 14 Jun<p>Leonard-Spurs relationship and other NBA trending stories<p>0<p>13 Jun<p>Social Media 13 Jun<p>Cavs, Larry Nance Jr. share interest in …

Contador on Tour chances: 'I am fighting for the win'

Alberto Contador (Saxo-Tinkoff) returns to the Tour de France for the first time since his backdated clenbuterol ban with all intentions of …

Porte defends teammate Froome on and off the bike

Richie Porte (Sky) is ready to leave it all on the road to help Chris Froome take aim for the yellow jersey, but he’s also prepared to defend him off …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Off-Roading Like a Gentleman: 10 Luxury SUVs On Their Way

Crossovers are hot and wagons have their enthusiasts, but SUVs reign supreme in the luxury market. These 10 tricked-out sport utility vehicles will pamper you while they punish the trail.<p>Crossovers are hot and wagons have their enthusiasts, but SUVs reign supreme in the luxury market. These 10 …

Apple releases updated iOS 7 beta, introduces iPad support

Apple(s AAPL) on Monday released the second beta of iOS 7 to developers, introducing support for certain iPad models.<p>The first build, released two …

Apple Put too Much Focus on Design with iOS 7

I have been trying to like iOS 7. Really. I watched the videos, played with it on several iPhones, and last night I even installed it on my iPad (which was released yesterday). But I just can’t do it. It has to be said; iOS 7 is just not an improvement over iOS 6.<p>That’s a bold claim, but give me a …

Can Your Car Be Hacked?

Hack to the future.<p><b>TELEMATICS SYSTEM</b><p><b>THE HACK:</b> A car’s telematics system, which can notify police in the event of a crash, remotely disable a stolen vehicle, and offer diagnostic information to customers, can also interface with multiple vehicle systems. Therefore, after gaining access to the …

Lapsed Deadlines: A Silent Growth Killer Of Midsized Companies

I’ve been asked by dozens of CEOs and other senior executives of midsized firms over the years about how to accelerate growth. After I discuss the basics (e.g., do they have a differentiated strategy that produces superior value for their customers?), I typically get quizzical looks when I offer …

B&N To Keep Selling Nook Tablets This Year While It Transitions To Licensing Its Ebook Brand

The Nook is on life support. Device sales are down. Digital content sales are down. Revenue is down. Things look bleak, but B&N plans to keep its current crop of tablets around at least through 2013.<p>Today in its 2013 year-end report, Barnes & Noble detailed the sad state of the Nook but said it …