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Prayers, Facebook and Weight Loss

Don McNay | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

Until recently, my attitude toward prayer had been guided by President Harry S. Truman who said that "people who pray the loudest are the ones you lock your hen house from." Praying out loud was something I never did. Until Facebook came along.

2014 Is Ending, but This Wave of Technology Disruptions Is Just Beginning

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 12.19.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won't exist 15-20 years from now.

My Circle Inspired Me to Open a Conversation Beyond Just Tech

Lean In Circles | Posted 12.18.2014 | College
Lean In Circles

I wasn't given the opportunities I deserved and I was often silenced when I wanted to take things to the next level. People treated me differently because I was a woman.

15 Sleek Pieces of Gear That Will Make Your Boss Insanely Jealous

AskMen.com | Posted 12.16.2014 | Style
AskMen.com

In this brave new world, sometimes we need a little help to make work less stressful and the day tick by faster. Here are the gadgets, gizmos and gear to help the Man of Our Times succeed.

The Best Action Cams: GoPro vs. SJCAM 4000 vs. Polaroid vs. Drift Ghost vs. Garmin Virb Elite

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you just want to memorialize your cab 1080 double cork, or are planning to parachute out of a capsule from the edge of space this holiday season, you're probably in the market for an action cam.

This Is What Happened When I Put Tinder Aside to Pursue the Girl of My Dreams

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As Max Frisch said: "Technology [is] the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it."

Research Links Addictive Social Media Behavior With Substance Abuse

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.13.2014 | Science

Plenty of research has demonstrated that the addictive quality of social media is very real. And according to a new study, heavy social media use may ...

Jillian Berman

For 'The Interview,' Even Negative Publicity (Like A Massive Sony Hack) Is Good Publicity

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Business

Some bad news for Sony might end up being good news for one of the company's movies. A massive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer syst...

8 Techie Things Everyone Over 50 Needs To Know

Next Avenue | Clair Jones | Posted 12.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Clair Jones Have you ever wondered what your Millennial coworkers are doing when they’re glued to their smartphone...

Facebook Wants To Help You Stop Posting Drunk Photos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

Posting a red-faced, drooly-drunk picture of yourself on Facebook may seem like a good idea at 2 a.m., but the next day? Not so much.

NASA's 'All About That Space' Parody Is 100 Percent Adorkable

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.12.2014 | Science

You know I’m all about that -- space? A group of NASA interns recently created a parody of Meghan Trainor's hit song "All About That Bass,” an...

Facebook Basically Teasing Us With 'Dislike Button' At This Point

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 12.12.2014 | Technology

Facebook is considering adding a feature that people have wanted for a long time now: a "dislike" button. But don't hold your breath.

You Can't Have These Tech Gadgets for Christmas

Dieter Holger | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology
Dieter Holger

There are lots of gadgets that you can have this Xmas, but what about the ones you can't have?

11 Hoaxes Your Gullible Facebook Friends Fell For In 2014

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology

A lot of us seem all too willing to take what we read on Facebook as fact, especially when presented with just a bit of photographic "proof" or with s...

How to Hire a Tech Team If You Know Nothing About Tech

Kenden Alfond | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Kenden Alfond

Hiring a team to execute your passion project is never easy, and it's less easy when you're not fluent in tech. But with a bit of help and research you'll find the people who can make your online dreams come true.

Webbmedia Group's "2015 (Tech) Trend Report" Sets The Pace

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

What irony within a fortnight! Stephen Hawking rings alarms about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) with machines outsmarting humanity, co...

Can Uber Fix Itself?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Given its size and the strength of its idea, Uber has the potential to become a blue chip company that can disrupt the car service business in a positive way, but first it needs to do some serious soul-searching.

The Evolution of Demography

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.08.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The 2015 International CES is just around the corner. If you walk the show floors (there will be several this year) one of the first things you will n...

India On The Verge Of A Tech 'Gold Rush'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business

The country is home to the four cities with the most tech workers on LinkedIn.

The 12 Days of Work-Life Imbalance: Holiday Tips From 12 Women in Tech and Female Entrepreneurs From Silicon Valley (Part 1 of 3)

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

I used to think a lot about work-life balance and often felt really out of balance. Call it what you will -- adaptive transitioning or the delayed...

Mexico in the Making: The Emerging Tech and Entrepreneurship Community

Carla Holtze | Posted 12.04.2014 | Technology
Carla Holtze

Candles lined the streets at night in Mexico City the week of November 12th as the city mourned the massacre of 43 teaching students from Guerrero State.

Three Tips To Protect Yourself When Online Shopping, From Jennifer Jolly (VIDEO)

Posted 12.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to online credit card theftUSA Today Lifestyle Tech Editor Jennifer Jolly says that not a lot has changed in terms of how cyber criminal...

Smart Deodorant, From Jennifer Jolly (VIDEO)

Posted 12.03.2014 | MarloThomas

We're hearing about smart everything these days, but did you know that there's now a smart deodorant dispenser? USA Today Lifestyle Tech Editor Jennif...

The Microsoft Band, From Jennifer Jolly (VIDEO)

Posted 12.03.2014 | MarloThomas

USA Today Lifestyle Tech Editor Jennifer Jolly says that wearables are the next big thing in tech. The Microsoft Band is one of the newest ones on the...

How To Get Inexpensive Tablets, From Jennifer Jolly (VIDEO)

Posted 12.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Looking to invest in a tablet? USA Today Lifestyle Tech Editor Jennifer Jolly says that this year, Apple made its smaller tablet, the iPad mini ($399)...