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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 10.13.2015 | 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 10.02.2015 | 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 09.29.2015 | 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 08.25.2015 | 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 07.17.2015 | 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 06.01.2015 | 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 05.27.2015 | 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 05.20.2015 | 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.

10 Rants About Technology

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm always raving about the latest innovation so I figured I should also present the other side of the coin.

Let Yourself Guide You to Where You Need to Be

Farsh Askari | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

We all have awareness and a sense of what we want in life. We already know what feels right and is the right direction for each of us toward our own happiness. So listen to your soul's GPS and seize upon your moment!

'Dumb, Dumber and Dumbest Stories of 2014'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.

Homeland Security's New Method Of Tracking Immigrants Crossing The Border

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally ...

Techies U R Da Best

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I want to offer a special thanks to the technologists of the world -- all those who work anonymously in the world's labs and engineering departments to come up with the circuits, code, and contraptions that have combined to change life as I know it.

No Direction

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.23.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Day I Felt Sorry for My Parents' GPS System

Kathy Radigan | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Joe stayed home with the kids, which included taking Peter, our 9-year-old, to a schoolmate's birthday party at Chuck E Cheese. I thought I was getting the better end of the deal until I had to fend for myself during the hour-long drive with Mom and Dad.

Privacy, Security And GPS-Based Apps: An Inside Look From SCRUFF

Eric Silverberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Silverberg

The privacy and security of location-based apps has become a major concern for smartphone users around the globe. As the CEO of SCRUFF, one of the largest gay dating apps in the world, I take these reports seriously. While there are measures we have taken to protect our community, it's critical that all users understand the benefits and limitations intrinsic to location-based apps.

Top 10 Unknown Gadget Pionerds

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 10.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Unlike famous and successful independent inventors such as Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, most the folks who invented the gadgets and technologies that enable our 21st-century lives perform in relative obscurity.