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What's Powering the Apps on My Smartphone? The Cloud, of Course

Scott Hebner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology
Scott Hebner

Remember the Internet in its early stages? Fast forward to today. I get into my car in the morning on the way to work and my phone checks the traffic, finding the best route. During a quick stop at Starbucks, my Starbucks card pops up on my phone as I walk through the door so I don't have to open the app to pay. Another app streams personalized music during my commute.

Technology Helps Continued Fight to Bring Down American Crime Rates

Drew Hendricks | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime
Drew Hendricks

Lowering crime rates using next century's technology has been an effort put forth by both public and private entities. Here are three examples of commonplace place items that have become excellent detectives.

How a GPS Can Get You in Hot Water

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Gini Graham Scott

We far too much depend on these so-called smart devices that tell us what to do. But they aren't always so smart. So we need to pay attention to our other sources of information that tell us something is wrong with our GPS guidance.

Nerding Out in Nature: One Smart Phone. Two Kids. Tons of Fun.

Common Sense Media | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

My son wants every second he can squeeze out of my iPhone, and we're constantly wrestling with the when and how of device time. So, when I found a way for us to blend outdoor time and exercise with the allure of the iPhone, I knew I'd struck gold.

Do Social Networks Save Your Life?

Amine Chouaieb | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
Amine Chouaieb

We all know the role that social networks play in the decentralization and the transmission of information and in particular, societal events, illustr...

Woman Drives 900 Miles Off Route Because Of GPS Error

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

And we thought Apple Maps sent people on strange routes. Sabine Moreau, a 67-year-old Belgian woman, meant to pick up a friend on Jan. 5 in Brussel...

Let Your Soul Guide You

Catherine Calarco | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Compassion and gratitude are the two most powerful states for me to be truly connected. Living with compassion and being grateful are essential in caring for the things that matter and connecting with people on the journey.

LOOK: Beautiful Christmas Lights To Illuminate Your Soul

Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

'Recalculating': Man Caught Driving Wrong Way Blames GPS

Posted 12.17.2012 | Weird News

It wasn't me officer, it was my GPS. A man pulled over for driving the wrong way down a Victoria, Australia highway told police he was just followi...

Rich Kids Of Instagram, Norwegian Royals Edition?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.25.2012 | Technology

It's the Rich Kids of Instagram, Norwegian Royals edition. The 15-year-old son of Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been sharing personal ph...

Big Brother Could Definitely Be Tracking Your Cell Phone

Larry Bodine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

In a frightening new decision, a federal appeals court says that you have no expectation of privacy when the police want to track your location using your cell phone.

My New Red Car

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We bought a beautiful new car for me. It's a gas guzzler but that's okay, it's red.

Will Smarter Phones Mean Dumber People?

Randall Amster | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology
Randall Amster

I know, I know -- I'm a dinosaur, retro, so 15 minutes ago. But I'm still going to navigate by my senses rather than whatever your smartphone is telling me to do. Sorry.

On Taking Risks

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever followed your GPS when it's gone rogue? It's recalculating and recalculating and you have no choice but to do what it says because you have absolutely no idea where you are. That's what taking risks are about too.

Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

Rachel Sklar | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Rachel Sklar

If you've ever been out for a run and suddenly realized that you're alone and no one's around... well, you know that feeling. And it is not "peace of mind."

Self-Help for the Self-Help Averse

Lauren Cahn | Posted 09.07.2012 | GPS for the Soul
Lauren Cahn

Every day, my Twitter feed and my Facebook ticker are littered with pithy soundbites that purport to unlock the secret of personal fulfillment -- and I find myself wincing. When a soundbite is presented without context, it might sound profound, but it is often meaningless or misconstrued.

Taming Mr. Ed

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianne Nienaber

Eddie and I are in uncharted territory with only the GPS of our mutual trust to guide us. The road may not lead us to the western skies, or perhaps it will. I simply do not know.

Woman Drives Car Into Golf Course Sand Trap, Blames GPS

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | Weird News

UXBRIDGE, Mass. -- A woman told police she drove her car into a sand trap on a Massachusetts golf course because her GPS sent her the wrong way. Poli...

Making Way For Clarity: 5 Tips For When Your GPS Is 'Recalculating'

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

If you're not getting the results you want, if you're frustrated because you feel clueless as to your next steps or if you just feel stale, these basics will be worth the visit.

Arianna Huffington, I Need You To Tell The Truth (UPDATE: Arianna Responds)

Bugeyes | Posted 10.18.2013 | Weird News
Bugeyes

After reviewing the allegations, our Editor-in-Chief sat down with ET to put the rumors of her "ET" origins to rest.

Pigeon Study Unlocks Secret Of Birds' Amazing Homing Skills

| Sarah C. P. Williams | Posted 04.27.2012 | Science

Release a pigeon thousands of kilometers from home, and it'll fly across seas, forests, or deserts to return. It's not sight or smell that allows thi...

Coast Guard Rescues 10 From Burning Fishing Boat

AP | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

HONOLULU — Ten members of a Taiwanese fishing ship were rescued in the Pacific after being forced to abandon the burning vessel before it sank, ...

WallyGPX Makes 'Angry Birds' GPS Art

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.18.2012 | Technology

Bored with your Etch-a-Sketch? Feeling creative but not-so-sedentary? Take a tip from Michael Wallace. Best known by his handle, WallyGPX, Wallace...

5 Apps And Websites To Beat Traffic

Lori McCoy | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty
Lori McCoy

Here are five websites and apps to help you get where you're going -- without being blocked by traffic.

The First Person To Call When You Decide To Divorce

Nancy Fagan | Posted 05.30.2012 | Divorce
Nancy Fagan

When you decide to take action and get your divorce started, your first call should be to a divorce mediator -- not an attorney. Attorneys are trained to litigate, not mediate.