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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.

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...