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  • The 10 weirdest uses for a smartphone

    The 10 weirdest uses for a smartphone

    You may think of yourself as technologically savvy, but if you're using your smartphone only to make calls, check your email, surf the Web, manage your schedule, take photos, shoot video, listen to music, watch movies, navigate via GPS, play video games, and update your Twitter and Facebook statuses, then you're really nothing more than a Luddite. Here are 10 uses for smartphones that can help bring your backward lifestyle into the 21st century.

  • Haiti Noir

    Haiti Noir

    These 18 gritty tales – edited by award-winning Haitian author Edwidge Danticat – offer unique perspectives on life in the struggling nation.

  • In Pictures Winter weather: How cold is it?

    A couple walks on the waterfront in the borough of Brooklyn after an overnight snow fall on Jan. 21 in New York City. The Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge are visible in the background.

  • Mafia arrests nab more than 120 in the Northeast

    Mafia arrests nab more than 120 in the Northeast

    Mafia arrests: More than 100 of the defendants were arrested Thursday as some 800 federal agents and police officers made busts in several states. One person was arrested in Italy.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/18

    A boy from the cattle-herding Mundari tribe is seen in South Sudan in a settlement near Terekeka, Central Equatoria State.

  • 10 best adult books for teens

    10 best adult books for teens

    The Alex Awards are given each year to 10 adult books judged most likely to appeal to teen audiences. Here are the 2011 winners: zombies, vampires, and lemon cake – oh my!

  • Bestselling books the week of 1/13/11, according to IndieBound*

    Bestselling books the week of 1/13/11, according to IndieBound*

    What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.

  • Verizon iPhone versus AT&T iPhone: The top three differences

    Verizon iPhone versus AT&T iPhone: The top three differences

    Both carriers get the iPhone 4, but the Verizon iPhone will be a little different from what AT&T customers have grown used to. Some are obvious changes, such as the switch from GSM (AT&T's network of choice) to CDMA (the technology used by Verizon). But several of the differences may come as a surprise. Click through to learn them all.

  • In Pictures Winter storm: Northeast braces for snow

    Three girls from Silverdale, Wash., scream as they ride an inner-tube down a hill at Ridgetop Junior High School in Silverdale Wednesday morning.

  • Mike Tyson, pigeon lover, gets to share his passion on new cable TV program

    Mike Tyson, pigeon lover, gets to share his passion on new cable TV program

    Mike Tyson shares his love of pigeons in a new reality television program that will debut later this winter on Animal Planet. Mike Tyson met with television critics Thursday in California to talk about his show.

 
 
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