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LA's Favorite Hobby You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Haley Daniels | Posted 07.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Did you know that 18,000 boxes of buried treasure were hidden within a 50 mile radius of Los Angeles? 100,000 in the state of California? Now that you...

Tinfoil Hat Territory

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Just for fun, today I'd like to use my column to skate perilously close to the edge of rampant paranoia. I'm really doing this to make an ironic point, at the end, but I can't deny that this type of thing is certainly fun to write.

Google Makes $1 Billion Purchase To Keep Facebook Away

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology

Waze finally has a buyer. Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Waze, a social GPS mapping app that specializes in real-time crowd-sourced...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Facebook Is Interested In GPS Apps

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology

For years, technology companies have touted the advent of a new fusion of your social habits and mapping. You're driving home from work and an ale...

LOOK: Beautiful Beaches Have Us Dreaming Of Warm Weather

Posted 04.08.2013 | 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...

The Top 10 Songs To Help You Breathe

Danielle Hark | Posted 05.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Hark

After years of trying for a few seconds at a time and giving up, I finally discovered something that works for me -- listening to music about breathing. By listening to music, my mind focuses on one thing, something relaxing, and I can breathe without the silence doing me in. It's still not easy, but it helps.

Common Sense Off Course

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I'm not saying to ignore the Internet, certainly not. What I am suggesting is it's not backward or luddite to use a real person for a second option on digital advice. Use a family member whenever you can, but don't forget you can also use yourself.

Domestic Surveillance: Spy vs. Spy, American vs. American

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Spy technology continues to become ever more sophisticated-and deadly too. That's sparked a major debate about how domestic spying should be limited to ensure constitutional safeguards of US citizens.

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.