Your End-of-the-World App Checklist
Last week, the unthinkable happened: I found myself waiting in line to use a payphone. In my confusion, I lost
No Small ‘Feet’: Man Climbs Chicago’s Willis Tower with Mind-Controlled Prosthetic...
This past Sunday, Zac Vawter, 31, climbed 103 stories of Chicago’s Willis Tower with the first “thought-controlled bionic leg,” accomplishing
Avoid a Second Wave of Disaster—Spot Hurricane Scammers
When millions of people are vulnerable, it's unfortunately also prime time for scamming.
Match Your Music To Your Drink
Ever been in a Friday night rut? You know you want a drink to unwind but are too zapped from
New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again
Growing up in Brooklyn, I’ve been lucky enough to avoid driving around looking for a place to put my car.
New App: Best Political Satire All In One Place
With four debates and countless campaign stops and political ads gone by (not to mention the daily onslaught of polls),
App Alert: Never Have to Hold It At the Movies
It’s happened to us all: We’re engrossed in a movie at the theater and suddenly that paint can-sized cup of
Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?
The next big thing in smart phone photography could be Cinemagram, a free iPhone app (the Android version is coming...
Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect
Mitch Albom says we're getting so cozy with our smartphones, we're forgetting to connect with each other.
3 Smart Apps That Harvard Loves
A recent poll of some of the hardest-working, tech-savviest bloggers revealed the tools they use to stay on track.
Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees
Scan this: October 7 is the 60th anniversary of the barcode, those ubiquitous sets of black lines/white spaces that give
A Golden Ticket to the House That Wonka Built
In my earliest days of reading, Roald Dahl's fantastic collection of children's books left a lasting mark on my imagination.
An App to Use at Your Next Doctor’s Visit
It's no Angry Birds or Temple Run, but the new iPad app BodyMaps will keep you busy for hours and may help...
5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation
As cyberbullying becomes more and more prevalent in the news and in our children’s lives it’s important to talk to
How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing
You do it mindlessly. Check in here, tag your friend in a post there, read this, click on that. What...
‘Classify’ Makes Classical Music Accessible, More Awesome
Though I’m a big music fan, I’ve never really gotten into classical. Maybe it’s because my parents preferred the soundtrack
Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?
Indulging in an episode or two (okay, a marathon) of Wife Swap before I go to sleep might not sound
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’
Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign? The heart-breaking videos of such
Don’t Be Scammed: 5 Ways to Safeguard Your Accounts
[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1.” image_url=”” title=”Your credit card number” ] Danger: A thief goes on a spending spree with
The Six Apps You Need This Election Season
With more Americans turning to mobile devices for political news, navigating the plethora of politics apps camouflaged in red, white,...
Elections: Primary News Source Is TV, But Mobile Close Behind
You can find politics news on the web in an overwhelming number of places, but to keep up, Google’s Politics
Prevent and Correct Errors on Your Credit Report
Up to 80 percent of credit reports contain errors. Luckily, there are steps you can take to avoid and fix...
How Gen Y Stays #Healthy
Being a functional adult is, more than anything else, time-consuming. You have to hold down a 9-to-5 without whining about
Best Apps for Stargazing
As a native New Yorker, I never get to see the stars (and no, I don't mean Sarah Jessica Parker...