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A single researcher made $225,000 (legally!) by hacking browsers this week

For the past two days, security researchers have descended on Vancouver for a Google-sponsored contest called Pwn2Own, which offers top-dollar prizes for anyone who can publicly exploit bugs in popular browsers and other widely used software like Adobe Flash.<p>This year was a particularly lucrative …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

5 Warm and Cozy Breakfasts for Chilly Winter Days

It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread</b><p>Warm out of the oven, this banana bread is tender and sweet-scented with a gorgeous ribbon of chocolate running through it. It's fun to make: you spoon the banana and …

New Orleans-Style Beignets

New Orleans, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: 1) Beignets 2) Jazz Fest 3) Beignets 4) Jackson Square 5) Did we mention beignets? We've clearly got a thing for those delightful squares of fried dough coated in powdered sugar. And since Mardi Gras is this Tuesday, February 17, we couldn't …

Google Street View will now take you on a tour of a British submarine

The HMS Ocelot, a 50-year-old British submarine has the distinct honor of being the first submersible to be offered up on Google’s street view. <i>The Register</i> reports the company mapped-out the control room, sleeping quarters and even some of the torpedo tubes, which are obviously out of service. …

CO Everywhere App

At times—even in NYC—it can feel like nothing is happening nearby. To keep you connected CO Everywhere lets users tap into any area, whether you're physically there or not. The easy-to-navigate app lets you zero in on a specific location—be it a specific building, a city block or an entire …

Spotify iOS App Gets Gig Dates on Artist Pages, Playlists Search

Spotify teamed up with Songkick last month to list upcoming concerts on artists’ profile pages throughout its desktop app. Today, that functionality has been rolled out to Spotify’s iPhone and iPad apps too.<p>Now, whenever you select a band or singer somewhere in the iOS app, a new ‘On Tour’ section …

Target will buy your first-generation iPad for $200

It might finally be time to retire your first-generation iPad — you're now behind by two versions of iOS, after all, as all original iPads max out at iOS 5.1.1. And a new promotion should make it a bit easier to part with the tablet. Target's offering at least a $200 gift card for all iPad …

Cracking up: a brief history of BlackBerry's fall from smartphone dominance

BlackBerry is in dire straits. The smartphone maker was riding high in market share and profits just a few years ago, but it's now having trouble securing rescue money. It's yet again pinning its hopes on a new CEO who's tasked with saving a struggling industry giant. How did BlackBerry decline so …

Migration by Any Means Necessary

Wildlife<p>A Siberian Crane at the International Crane Foundation’s facility in Baraboo, WI (Credit: Dan Klotz).<p>The airplane passenger of the month for October was an unusual breed of traveler, one who gratefully received first-class airfare even though the ticket sent him more than 2,000 km out of …