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Morality Does Not Have a Reset Point

Shayne Looper | Posted 10.17.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

According to geologists, earth's tectonic plates are in constant flux. The seven major plates (and many minor ones) move in relation to each other. This movement has in pre-history had a significant effect on the current arrangement of the continents.

Tips for Building Personalized Ads Through Intent Data

Advertising Week | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Jonathan Crowl Today's consumer is self-aware and expects some level of personalization in all their online endeavors, and as Marketing Dive repor...

Why Location Accuracy Matters

Advertising Week | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Julie Polmonari, Waze Northeast Sales Lead We marketers know that location-based marketing is big—so big that, as GeoMarketing notes, industry e...

How GPS Revolutionized Technology Today

AJ Agrawal | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology
AJ Agrawal

Global positioning systems (GPS) are used in nearly every aspect of life in today’s world. These systems have revolutionized today’s technology by...

"Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.10.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever I attempt to do something I can't do -- sing, dance, perform surgery -- somebody tells me not to quit my day job. The only p...

Hackers Can Stalk You If You Use Waze

Fusion | Kelly Chen | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology

Millions of drivers use Waze, a Google-owned navigation app, to find the best, fastest route from point A to point B. And according to a new study, al...

Little Boy Freaks Out After Hearing GPS Say 'Bear Right'

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weird News

A video of an adorable little boy panicking after hearing his family's GPS say "bear right" is going viral. Austin confused the device's navigational ...

Attribution Solution Under Foot

Advertising Week | Posted 04.02.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Jason Uechi, Director of Engineering and Data Science at YP Mobile Labs It's a problem practically as old as advertising itself: how to measure t...

I'm With Stupid: Caution! Watch Out for Falling Stupid

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.22.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You know how they have those signs along roads that tell you to watch out for falling rocks? You know how you always ignore them? Well, there's a place near where I live where you really do have to watch out, and it claimed another vehicular victim recently.

3 Words (Your GPS for Happiness)

Pam Bauer | Posted 01.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pam Bauer

Let your three words be your guide. They may take you in a direction you didn't expect, but it's going to be toward a more fulfilling and satisfying life.

Men and Religion: A Crisis in Faith

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 01.18.2016 | Religion
Elwood D. Watson

This is news that is probably not all that surprising to most people: men are less likely to embrace religion than women.

The world from the road

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
Robert Whitcomb

The other week I drove from Rhode Island to Virginia for a surprise 70th birthday party for a sister. It had been a long time since I had driven that ...

10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

"Don't get scared - get prepared," says Los Angeles-based disaster preparedness teacher, Deidra Dwyer, who adds that despite Southern California being...

'Webbmedia Group' Tickles Our Fancy With 2016 Trend Report"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Artificial intelligence (AI) for news will become its own trend in 2016, according to a report released this week, although robot-assisted journalism ...

Why and Where Cats Roam

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

The researchers hope to learn more about whether cats are drawn to one another for activities and friendship, or whether their outdoor meet-ups are mostly coincidental.

Suicide and Substance Abuse Among Middle-Aged White People: An Alarming and Growing Epidemic

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Elwood D. Watson

Surprises and white privilege aside, the fact is that white, middle-aged suicide/mid-life crisis is an alarming problem that must be given serious attention. It is a growing epidemic that is, literally, resulting in deadly consequences for those affected by its powerful and merciless grip.

They Laughed When I Suggested Drones Would Be Used For Distribution

Ira Kalb | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Buyers can take their merchandise once they identify themselves via some unique codes (numeric, eye or finger print), and buyers can press a button to send the drones back to their point of origin. Think of this as an electronic version of Harry Potter's owl, Hedwig.

The Crippling Effect of My GPS

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 10.13.2016 | Travel
Ralph A. Miriello

It is alarming how easily I was lulled into the comfort of believing I had an infallible friend on board; an all-seeing, all-knowing, road omnipotent that could make all the right choices for me, leaving my brain free to ponder the myriad of other distractions that confront me when I am driving.

Location-Based Parenting

Robin Raskin | Posted 10.02.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

To track or not to track? I'm convinced that tracking our kids, our elderly and our pets is going to become commonplace. The technologies work relatively well and could be the deal breaker in many an unpleasant situation.

13 Ways to Waste Time -- and How to Get It BACK!

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the re...

If Iran Cheats, A Mapping Company In Northern Virginia Will Know

Alex Cacioppo | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Alex Cacioppo

Vricon was formed out of a partnership between Saab and DigitalGlobe, the premier mapping company with its own dedicated satellites, in order to become the go-to source for the most advanced imagery anywhere.

Girl Puts GPS Trackers On Cats -- Reveals Late-Night Burger King Runs

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

Outdoor cats are known night-wanderers. It's in their nature to slink off into the darkness whenever the mood strikes. But where do their evening pursuits take them? 13-year-old Evahn Martinsen was so curious that she took to strapping a GPS as part of her school science project.

The Road Less Traveled

Caslee Sims | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Caslee Sims

If you enjoy traveling and have the means for burning gas and time, try just using the road signs ahead to get to wherever you're going. Even if you get lost, appreciate the struggle.

Stalking Your Friends On Facebook Messenger Just Became (Alarmingly) Easier

Aran Khanna | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology
Aran Khanna

It seems so harmless to attach a location with a single message, but the problem is over time the information from these messages adds up. You can see for yourself the potentially invasive usage of the information you share, and decide for yourself if this is something you should worry about.

Relatively Speaking

Hanoch Gutfreund | Posted 05.19.2016 | Science
Hanoch Gutfreund

Almost 100 years ago, on November 25, 1915, Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Sciences the final version of his general theory of relativity, which also became the standard theory of gravity.