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This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure. Planes have changed a lot since the days of the Wright Brothers (or, perhaps more accurately, Brazilian inventor Alberto Santos). Those first wood-and-cloth contraptions are an entirely different species than the sleek Boeing Dreamliners of today.W...
On vacation in Antarctica, filmmaker and photographer Alex Cornell captured an unusual sight Snow-covered icebergs dominate the scene near the shore of the Antarctic Peninsula, the northernmost part of the icy south polar region. Between the sun, the water and icy peaks, the beauty can be ...
Have you found yourself missing appointments or forgetting simple tasks? Do you secretly worry that you might be losing your mind? Never fear! You and millions of others are struggling with this same issue every single day. We live in such a fast paced world, and very connected, that it is easier to...
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Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The iPhone is the kind of device that just about anyone can pick up and figure out how to use quickly, and yet it also hides all sorts of nifty features ...
iPhone: Annotable is one of the best image annotation tools around, especially after Evernote abandoned Skitch a couple of years ago. Now, it’s been updated with a slew of new features, making it much more versatile....
Begin by stopping five behaviors that are holding you back. What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the talks in TED’s playlist Counterintuitive Career Advice. The whole playlist incl...
It turns out your name is written all over your face. Have you ever met someone, discovered their name is Jennifer, and thought to yourself, "Yeah, you really look like a Jennifer." If so, new research backs you up. According to a study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychol...
Always short on time and behind on tasks? Is your productivity getting affected since there are only 24 hours in a day? Then what you need are effective time management skills perfected by the biggies of the corporate and celebrity world. For these are the people who manage to do so much more, in th...
Source: R. Douglas Fields The rate of lethal violence is 7 times higher than the average for all mammals A new study of 1,024 mammal species has determined which animals are the most vicious killers of their own kind.  Killer whales perhaps?  Pit bulls maybe? For the answer, just look in t...
For years, one of the biggest downsides to owning an Android device was how long it took software updates to arrive. Another was how quickly those updates dried up. Google has been working hard with Android OEMs, chipmakers, and wireless carriers to improve the situation, though, and a recently-unve...
You don’t need to take up scuba diving in the Caribbean to know that the ocean is a beautiful, deep, and complex system filled with wonder and mystery. The ocean, more so than anywhere else on the planet, is truly the final frontier. What we do know about the deep sea is that its home to some of t...
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If you are in the market for a new smartphone you will have to make the choice between systems powered by Apple or Android. While Apple's iPhones have long been in ascendance, plenty of challenger brands have sought to displace the heavyweight of the smartphone market. There has probably never been ...
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The first step in keeping your smartphone running like new is to keep the software up-to-date. | Apple.com When you buy a new smartphone, it often runs quickly for a few months, and then seems to slow down inexplicably. But it turns out that it’s pretty easy for you to keep your smartphone ...
Recently a case was reported by 9to5Mac wherein a cyclist suffered third degree burns to his leg due to his iPhone 6 catching fire. The news of spontaneously fire-catching phone batteries is not anything new, covered extensively before along with some horrendous photos of bu...
The Android O public beta is out now, so what are you waiting for? Here's how to download Android O now and try out the new features today. The Android O Developer Preview was made available on 21 March 2017, but not recommended for the general public. Now, though, you can download and install the p...
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara and Georgia Tech have discovered a fresh class of Android attacks, called Cloak and Dagger, that can operate secretly on a phone, allowing hackers to log keystrokes, install software and otherwise control a device without alerting its owner. Cloak and Dagger e...
I've been switching back and forth between my iPhone 6S Plus and our Google Pixel review unit, and I keep wishing I had the Pixel. You should note that everything here is subjective. The iPhone has great features that the Pixel doesn't have, and the Apple ecosystem is in a league of its own. But&nbs...
Selfawareness is described as the conscious knowledge of our character, desires, emotions, and motives. When we are self aware, we are able to improve our relationships across the span of our lives, improve the ability to achieve our dreams, and have an overall happier life....
A new website and series of videos highlight several reasons to give up your Android phone and switch to iPhone. Apple and Android may forever be locked in a fight for mobile domination, but they take very different approaches to their quest for market share. On the one hand, there are more than 2 b...
Enter your budget and a number of your preferences and Teleport will match you with some fitting cities if you’ve ever struggled to figure out where to live and work, you might benefit from Teleport, a website and app that recommends cities based on your lifestyle. Trying the web browser vers...
While Apple has a relatively small number of iPhone variants to choose from compared to many smartphone manufacturers, the amount of ways to buy an iPhone can be overwhelming. With most carriers in the U.S. moving away from two-year contracts and subsidized devices, full-price or inst...
Gaming on our Android phones and tablets has become more popular than ever. And powerful hardware and beautiful displays have only added to the charm of gaming on the platform. From the first 2D games released in the early 2000s to the VR games of 2017, games on the Android platform have come a long...
Ever been stuck with trying to get to a solution, but not getting anywhere? If you nod affirmatively, you may be lacking in critical thinking. What you have to remember about critical thinking though, is that you will not get from 0 to 100 in just a second. There are many skills that you need to le...
5G is the future, so what do you need to know? Faster, more stable, capable of supporting more devices and equipped to handle life in the fast lane, 5G technology is the next wave of networking, and Apple is deeply involved in testing and developing the standard. What does Apple hope to gain and why...

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