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Give The Gift Of Sleep: 10 Dream Inspiring Presents

Rank & Style | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style
Rank & Style

You snooze, you win...with these ten dream-inducing gifts for the sleep lovers in your life! From friends who swear by their daily 8 hrs to family members who love spending weekends sleeping, we've got just the gifts for every category of 'sleepyhead' in your life.

Garlic Presses And 12 Other Kitchen Tools Chefs Never Use

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Chefs aren't using these tools, so why are you?

A 10 Month Social Experiment: What I Gained When I Lost My Phone

Antoinette Brock | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Antoinette Brock

Certainly there were times in my 10 month stint without a phone, that I thought, "What the hell am I doing?"

How To Deal When A Spouse Is Your Complete Opposite

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

You have probably heard of that book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. In my household, it is very likely that my husband and I come from different planets, because we have discovered that our brains are wired very differently.

3 Awesome Tech Gadgets You Need Now

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm a tech geek and nothing gets me as excited as stumbling upon a new gadget. I'm interested in just about anything cool that has an on/off switch, d...

Brew Great Coffee Without a Chemistry Degree

Tasting Table | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Is that a chemistry lab or a coffee shop?

The Scary Disease You Haven't Heard of Yet: Space Fever

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

Think of the last time you showed up to meet friends at a cool new restaurant and beat them there. Did you check out the decor? People watch? Peruse the menu? Maybe, but as soon as the tiniest bit of social anxiety or discomfort creeps in, out comes the iPhone...

The Most Useful Travel Tool Ever

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Courtney and H.J. Derr

In our last eight and a half months on the road, we've had the opportunity to put all the items in our bag to the test -- some proved useful and worthy investments, others not so much.

12 Totally Useless Travel Gadgets

Orbitz.com | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

These travel items that are certain to make someone's next adventure a little more entertaining (at least for the person sitting next to you on your flight).

For the Love of Classroom Tech

Todd Felderstein | Posted 09.21.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

As today's science affects our lifestyles exponentially, many districts now have line items in their budgets that reflect the changing landscape of high-tech learning. Is it justified? Will students continue to learn using yesterday's methods in preparation for a wireless, paperless future? Can they?

Gadgets And Gizmos Aplenty

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

We've come a long way from the Beach Boys' days, when all you toted was a towel, a bathing suit, sunglasses, tanning oil, a paperback, and a cooler.

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of afters...

35 Fun Gifts for Dads Who Travel

Joshua Berman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Sometimes I'm bumbling through airport security with three daughters, diapers and pacifiers flying in all directions; sometimes I'm flying luxuriously solo, rocking my wireless office. Both of these types of Dad-travel require different levels of preparedness and equipment.

Esurance's 'Offline Over-Sharer' Beatrice Is My Real-Life Mom

Chip Chick | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Chip Chick

Have you seen the Esurance commercials with Beatrice, the "offline over-sharer?" To save time, Beatrice tells her friends she's posting her photos to ...

External Battery Chargers

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

There is NOTHING worse than running out of battery when you are traveling. Whether it is your phone, your tablet or your computer, these puppies mak...

I'm a Millennial, Not a Hippie: 4 Ways I Go Green With Tech

Kara Kamenec | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Kara Kamenec

I do care about the environment, but it's hard to do so when you live in a city, on a budget. As an alternative, I turn to tech to do so for me. Instead, of becoming obsessive, I simply choose to go eco-friendly using technology -- a method that doesn't completely tamper my lifestyle.

Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

The last thing you want to be doing on your relaxing vacation is to be on the hunt for bugs! So I am here to tell you how to, not only how to prevent them from disturbing your trip, but most importantly, how to prevent them from coming home with you!

TDK: Built to Record Every Lifestyle

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I recently sat down to chat with TDK Corp executive director, Toshihide ("Toshi") Hokari about the evolution of this blast from the past company. TDK ...

Stop Hating, Millennials Spend Tax Refunds (and Money) Smarter Than You Think

Kara Kamenec | Posted 06.17.2014 | Money
Kara Kamenec

We are a generation of maximizers, and it's both a blessing and a curse. Sure, we can identify what we like, online, on our phones and in store, but liking a product simply isn't enough to make us buy it.

Business Travel Tips: How to Get More Done On the Road

Scott Steinberg | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Luckily, a growing number of apps, mobile devices, online services and cloud computing tools make it easier to get work done virtually anytime, anywhere.

The Spy Who Bugged Me

Keith Thomson | Posted 04.27.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

The experience gave me the idea for a story: A national security reporter discovers that a subminiature electronic device is implanted in his head. He investigates, propelling him into a life-or-death struggle with the spy who'd bugged him.

When Is it One Gadget Too Many?

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology
Paul Fidalgo

Is there at least one gadget that, despite how cool it might be, simply becomes redundant?

2014 Technology Trends

Departures Magazine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Departures Magazine

While televisions are traditionally the bellwethers of technological innovation, they have noticeably taken a backseat this year to a host of burgeoning technologies and devices.

10 Valentine's Day Gifts and Gadgets to Score With

Chip Chick | Posted 04.06.2014 | Style
Chip Chick

The pressure's not on just yet. But, this Valentine's Day, we'd all probably do well to avoid the last minute gifts. Because, if we're being honest, those don't fool anybody.

Gadget Graveyard

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 04.05.2014 | Comedy
Liane Kupferberg Carter

There's a graveyard in my basement. The lower level of my house is the final resting place for dead and discarded kitchen appliances: those innovative, time-saving, cunning devices you buy in a flurry of anticipation and eagerness, convinced they'll transform you into a domestic goddess.