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World's Best GPS System: Gratitude, Positivity and Sensitivity

Dr. Michael R. Mantell | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael R. Mantell

My car has a world-class GPS system in it. It's a genuine, high-tech, (the kind I need our 13-year-old to explain), sure-to-get-me-where-I-want-to-go virtual assistant that guides me in my travels. Only problem is, I said I wanted to get to "happiness," and it was stymied.

Is Global Warming Real? A 30-Second Answer

Keith Gaby | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

There is either a decades-long conspiracy involving tens of thousands of scientists who have imbedded false formulas into the basic physics and chemistry textbooks, or climate change is real.

I Have Nothing to Hide: Government Surveillance Does Not Concern Me

National Council of La Raza | Posted 04.09.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

By Irasema Garza, J.D., Policy Advisor, NCLR Policy Analysis Center The old adage that nothing is certain in life except for death and taxes is no lo...

Kidnapping's 3 Stages: Lure, Induction, Captivity

Robert Siciliano | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

As a security and safety expert, I often lecture about all the facets of a kidnapping. There are three basic stages or phases of the kidnapping experi...

Technology - The Price of Convenience or The Cure For It?

Gil Laroya | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Its 1:00pm on a Monday, and I'm chewing away on a project at my current start up. Already having skipped breakfast, and now running through my lunch h...

Parents, This Gadget Is More Than Just A Colorful Watch For Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents

Parents worried about the whereabouts of their children may soon have their fears alleviated by a new wearable GPS device designed specifically for yo...

Stating the Objective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

As we plan our next lesson, let's keep in mind that our students do best when they are given control. This is achieved most comprehensively through process and product differentiation and layered curricula.

Putting Big Brother in the Driver's Seat: V2V Transmitters, Black Boxes and Drones

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Time to buckle up your seatbelts, folks. You're in for a bumpy ride. We're hurtling down a one-way road toward the Police State at mind-boggling spe...

Amber Alert GPS: Say Hello to Smart Affordable Child Locators

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The AmberAlert GPS, is "The Intelligent Way to Keep Families Connected and Safe", today unveiled an infographic that explains how Smart Locators mak...

Too Connected When You Travel?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

It is hard to get lost when your Smartphone's GPS won't let you. It is hard to allow absence make the heart grow fonder when you are connected 24/7.

Her and Him: Getting Lost in America

John K. Herr | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

Her tells the story of a man falling in love with a machine ("Been there, done that" say the nation's women.) The movie, nominated for an Academy Awar...

When High School Meets Entrepreneurship: From Temp-changing Pillows to GPS Walking Canes, These Young Inventors Compete for NFTE First Place

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Thirty students competed--with operating businesses and business ideas as diverse as Afghani restaurants to GPS-laden walking canes to college application websites to heating and cooling pillows.

Uber Car Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.18.2014 | San Francisco
Lisa Mirza Grotts

As a frequent Uber rider, I've come up with a few guidelines that will make the experience even smoother for both drivers and passengers.

Love Is Never Having to Say You're Siri

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Joaquin Phoenix, looking eerily like Kevin Kline, falls in love with his computer operating system. This is totally understandable (the falling in love part, not the Kevin Kline part), since his operating system is played by Scarlett Johansson.

Pssst... Your Car Is Spying On You

Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Turns out NSA officials aren't the only ones spying on us: Ford is, too. Ford's Jim Farley, who happens to be a cousin of the late comedian Chris ...

5 Popular Gadgets That Will Be Dead In 5 Years

techland.time.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

With the speed of innovation in the tech industry, we can’t know every piece of technology that will fill our everyday lives in five years, but we c...

Hiking Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When was the last time you stepped on a mountaintop? If recently, then you probably know the hiking drill. If not, it can't hurt to brush up on the do's and don'ts of hiking etiquette. No matter how short or long your trail, being smart goes the distance when it comes to the outdoors.

When Cyber Security Really Means Personal Security

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

2013 brought that word into most American's daily conversations as a result of the devastating revelations by Edward Snowden.

REPORT: 1 In 4 GPS Trackers Worn By L.A. Felons Were Faulty

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A state audit in California revealed faulty electronic monitoring devices allegedly allowed numerous dangerous felons to go unmonitored in Los Angeles...

GPS Tracking Requires Warrants, Appeals Court Rules

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, thro...

Never Leave Your Phone Behind Again

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 10.04.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Whether you've picked Spain, Portugal or Italy for your self guided cycling tour, chances are you'd like to stay connected with friends or family using email or social media. It's essential to plan ahead when deciding on an international cell phone plan or SIM card for your travels in Europe.

WATCH: GPS Gets Elderly Couple Stuck In Mud For 2 Days

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.02.2013 | Fifty

An elderly California couple thought they might be going the wrong way when their six-month-old GPS system directed them towards a back road in Oregon...

50 Shades of GPS

Eva Moon | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Eva Moon

It's a seductive thing, a GPS device. At first you can't imagine why you'd need it. Then you give it a try, just for kicks. Before you know it, you can't find your way to the kitchen without a green line.

Eight Great Pieces of Gear to Take Kayaking

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

As the founder and producer of the Sports and Fitness Tech Summit at CES each year, I feel the need to take the tools of the high-tech outdoor sport...

When GPS Goes Bad

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.15.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Now Husband, for a reason known only to himself, chose a hotel that had the following reviews from most people on Trip Advisor: Good hotel, but you won't find it from the airport. Now Husband decided to test that out, using LBL as a hapless passenger in his car.