How to eat breakfast like a wellness blogger

The food is vibrant, inviting, and lovingly presented, like it was prepared by a kindly innkeeper’s wife from a children’s book using freshly picked berries, and homegrown herbs she dried out herself. Sure, this fairy tale character is also armed with thousands of online followers and a long lens camera, …

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Will virtual reality kill the YouTube comment?

When Google revealed that it was rebuilding YouTube for its new Daydream virtual reality initiative, I began wondering what would happen to one of the platform’s notorious weak spots: the comments, often vitriolic or racist or generally incoherent, that cluster under videos. The answer, apparently, is that Google doesn’t know. “A …

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Uber’s self-driving Ford Focus hybrids are cruising around the streets of Pittsburgh

Don’t look know, but if you’re cruising around downtown Pittsburgh, the next Ford you overtake might be a self-driving Uber. On Thursday, the on-demand driving service took the wraps off its autonomous vehicles: modified Ford Focus hybrids outfitted with myriad sensors that the company began testing near its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Advanced Technology research center several weeks …

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Can WiFi Routers Be Sexy?

It’s a typical night at home. You’re sitting on the couch binging on Netflix, your teenager is playing Xbox Live, your tween is video chatting with her friends, and your spouse is uploading photos to Flickr. At the same time, your Dropcam is streaming live video and your Nest smart …

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Quickest way to pick up passengers at the airport

If your job is to pick up some arriving passengers at the airport, your first instinct is probably to greet them on the airport’s Arrivals level. It would be backward to meet them at Departures, right? Yes. But the problem with Arrivals is that everyone else is waiting to pick …

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Google's connected Levi's jacket is coming out in 2017

Google is working on making a connected, technology-laced jacket that you’ll be able to wear in any type of weather, Google announced Friday. It’s called Jacquard, and the company has been working on it since 2015. It’s set to come out in spring 2017. Jacquard is made with interactive denim, …

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