What's the Difference

BMW’s Active Hybrid ebike promises ‘significant power boost’ for riders

BMW wants to prove that its two-wheeled vehicles are every bit as elegant and powerful as its four-wheeled varieties. The German automaker has …

Electric Vehicles

Ask Dr. Vinny

<i>Dear Dr. Vinny,</i><p><i>What's the difference between a wine refrigerator and a wine cooler?</i><p>—<i>Richard, Charlotte, N.C.</i><p>Dear Richard,<p>Assuming that you're not …

Machine-Learning and Artificial Intelligence: The Difference, and What They're For [Infographic]

By now you've heard of machine-learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), but understanding these technologies can be overwhelming.<p>Today's …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Recognize 30 of the Most Common Figures of Speech

Of the hundreds of figures of speech, many have similar or overlapping meanings. Here we offer simple definitions and examples of 30 common figures, …

Language

What's The Difference: Chinos vs. Khakis

Khakis<p>Born Out Of Necessity<p>Like most every other item of clothing worn by men, Khakis have their roots in military uniform. During British colonial …

How the Music Supervisor for ‘The O.C.’ and ‘Gossip Girl’ Changed the Game for Indie Rock

Grammy-nominated Alexandra Patsavas and her soundtracks for 'The O.C.,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' and more helped launch artists' careers and shaped the music taste of a generation.<p>Alexandra Patsavas has always had her ear to the ground for new music. And whether you know it or not, she's …

Music

The Difference Between Soda Water vs Tonic Water

Water shouldn't be this complicated.<p>October 20, 2017<p>Starting college (and adulting in general) is overwhelming for many reasons, but grocery shopping …

Beverages

Cruz Stomps Sanders: 'What's The Difference Between A Socialist And A Democrat?'

“What is the difference between a socialist and a Democrat on taxes?” asked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) of Sen.

Conservative View

Rabin, Ze’evi, what’s the difference

The Israeli right's attempt to equate the lives, and deaths, of Yitzhak Rabin and Rehavam Ze'evi are part of a broader effort to lend legitimacy to …

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple's Nasty Surprise

Apple’s best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden</i> …

IPhone X

What's The Difference Between Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence?

We deal with a lot of data every day, but the way we deal with it is changing rapidly. Increasingly, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are cropping up as solutions for handling data. The two are often used interchangeably, and although there are some parallels, they’re not the …

Machine Learning

CC Cream vs. BB Cream: What's the Difference, Anyway?

We get asked this all the time: what is the difference between a BB Cream and a CC Cream? (We also get asked what a DD cream even is, but we're going …

Skin Care

Amazon Echo vs Echo 2: What's the difference and should you upgrade?

First just for Prime customers, the Amazon Echo has grown into a fully-fledged family of smart home gadgets — arguably some of the most talked-about …

Amazon

Apple iOS 11.0.3 Starts Causing Problems

Here we are again. Following Apple iOS 11’s troubled launch and the rushed releases of iOS 11.0.1 (which made things worse) and iOS 11.0.2 (which did …

iOS

Putin laughs at minister’s proposal to export pork to a Muslim-majority country

Russian president Vladimir Putin could not help laughing when Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachov mentioned exporting pork to Indonesia, a Muslim-majority country.<p>During the October 13 meeting on the development of agriculture, Tkachov proposed increasing pork meat exports to Asia.<p>“They …

Pork

What’s the Difference Between an API and a Microservice API?

Thanks to Simon Peel, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Jitterbit, for taking the time to explain to me how APIs are evolving …

Software Development

Antivirus vs. Antimalware: What's the Difference?

Protecting your company's and clients' data starts with understanding the basics of the threats it faces.

Cybersecurity

So You’re Telling Me that’s Not a Phillips?

Dear <i>MO</i>by,Is it true there are special screwdrivers for working on Japanese motorcycles? Are you telling me it’s not my fault, or my Harbor Freight …

Cool Stuff

What’s the Difference Between Hollywood and Other Major Markets?

<i>Q: Do I need to be in Los Angeles to be a successful working actor? —Andrea B., Uruguay</i><p>Hollywood is an actor’s mecca, the center of auditions. I’m an …

WATCH: What's the Difference Between Y'all and Ya'll?

The South is known for its laundry list of unique, quirky, cultural sayings—like “Bless your heart,” “Too big for his britches,” and “Well, I …

Country Lifestyle

What’s the Difference Between Beans and Peas?

Not all pulses are created equal.<p>Alright, folks—let’s talk about pulses. Not the one that thumps from your heart and throughout your veins and …

What's the Difference: Whiskey vs. Whisky

Two Schools of Thought<p>Based on Region<p>In the beginning, the word whisk(e)y derived from both the Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic term “uisage berth,” …

SAML explained: What it is, what it's used for, how it works

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), is an open standard that allows security credentials to be shared by multiple computers across a …

ISPs

Birth Control and NFP: What's the Difference?

By Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life<p>Tom and Jane have three children, and have determined that they cannot adequately provide for …

Catholicism

Gene-edited corn has nutrients usually found in meat — here's why that's huge

Scientists at Rutgers University in New Jersey and China’s Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences have come up with a way to improve the …

Agriculture

Equifax’s website may have been hacked …seriously - MarketWatch

Randy Abrams discovered an error on his credit report this week, through Equifax’s TrustedID, a security service the company offered for free in the …

Security

What's the difference between seltzer, sparkling water, club soda and tonic water?

They’re all fizzy, refreshing and fun to drink, but is there any real difference between sparkling water, seltzer, club soda and tonic water? Lots of us choose these sparkling drinks as a healthier alternative to soda, but one recent study found that they may actually make you hungrier. That's …

Health

Do You Know the Difference Between a Fiddle and a Violin?

<b>Question:</b> What's the Difference Between a Fiddle and a Violin?<p>There's an old musician's joke:<i><br>"What's the difference between a fiddle and a</i> …

Guitar

Do You Know the Edtech Adoption Rules in Your State? SETDA’s New Guide May Help.

What’s the difference between selling an education product to California versus Indiana—or any other state, for that matter?A new report from the …

Education

iPhone X Vs Galaxy S8: What's The Difference?

2017 is the year Apple and Samsung radically redesigned their flagship smartphones. The Galaxy S8 raised the bar first by cutting away its bezels and elongating its display. Apple responded with the iPhone X which, yes, cutaway its bezels and elongated the display. The differences have never been …

Phones