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Record Label Accuses Airline Of Ripping Off Britney, JT And Other Artists

Record Label Accuses Airline Of Ripping Off Britney, JT And Other Artists Oct 24th, 2013 at 4:30PM: Martin Terber, Flickr Some of the nation's top singers and musicians are losing out on royalties because airlines are playing their songs without coughing up adequate payment-that's what Sony Music is claiming in its lawsuit against United Airlines. The record label says the carrier has been playing music by Michael Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, among others, in...

Colorado Ski Resorts Offer Spring Break Deals, Special Events, Statewide

Colorado Ski Resorts Offer Spring Break Deals, Special Events, Statewide Mar 1st, 2013 at 2:00PM: Still mulling over where to spend spring break, be it solo, or with friends or family? Colorado Ski Country USA resorts make it easy, with a handy online guide promoting special deals and events statewide throughout March and part of April. In addition to loads of concerts and fun and endurance ski races at most resorts, there's also the famed Elk Mountain Grand Traverse backcountry race from...

Celebrating Chinese New Year In Estonia

Celebrating Chinese New Year In Estonia Feb 11th, 2013 at 12:00PM: When you think of Chinese New Year, the snowy capital of Estonia isn't the first place you think of for celebrating it. Yet Tallinn put on a big show to greet the new year as part of their annual Fire and Ice Festival. The Chinese community in Tallinn is pretty small, but the Chinese embassy is reaching out to this Baltic state and helped fund a grandiose program of entertainment to welcome...

Van Gogh Painting Losing Its Luster

Van Gogh Painting Losing Its Luster Sep 17th, 2012 at 3:00PM: Vincent Van Gogh is famous for the brilliant colors he used in his paintings, but one of them is beginning to fade. "Flowers in a Blue Vase," owned by the Kröller-Müller Museum in The Netherlands, is showing signs of deterioration. Specifically, the brilliant yellows are beginning to crack and turn gray. The museum stated in a press release that it decided to take two tiny samples...

The Worst-Smelling Towns In America

The Worst-Smelling Towns In America Aug 1st, 2012 at 9:00AM: Last week, I was in Eureka, California, for a couple of days with my parents and brother's family. Despite the cute, historic downtown and an epic feast at the renown Samoa Cookhouse, our overwhelming impression of this coastal city is that it should be renamed "Eureeka," because it stinks – literally. The stench of ... bait fish? Fish meal or perhaps cat food processing enveloped our...

Tech And Travel Gear For Dads And Grads

Tech And Travel Gear For Dads And Grads Jun 4th, 2012 at 8:00AM: June is here and that can mean only one thing. It's time to go shopping for the latest technology and travel gear for the dads and grads in your life. Here are a few suggestions for some items that are sure to make them happy. Geneva: Model XS Travel Alarm Clock The Model XS travel clock from Geneva also happens to be a powerful, compact sound system. With a built in FM tuner and integrated...

Cheese festival season has sprung: the best in the West

Cheese festival season has sprung: the best in the West Mar 13th, 2012 at 2:00PM: Spring, as they say, has sprung. In farmstead and artisan cheese parlance, that means pastures are currently abound with calves, lambs, and kids (of the goat variety), and the first milk of the season is in. That's why March is the kickoff month for cheese festivals, especially on the West Coast because of its more mild climate. The following just happen to be some of the nation's best. 8th...

Ten technology products that changed the way I traveled in 2011

Ten technology products that changed the way I traveled in 2011 Jan 5th, 2012 at 11:00AM: 2011 was a great year for Gadget lovers - the tech industry pushed out new products at an insane pace. As usual, a vast majority of said gadgets were borderline useless, but especially for the traveler, the year proved to be quite rewarding. Like most years, I went through a huge amount of new gizmos, but some of them really stood their ground - and made it into my bag for more than one...

Archaeology reveals the best way to drink: from a human skull

Archaeology reveals the best way to drink: from a human skull Feb 17th, 2011 at 11:30AM: Archaeologists in England have discovered three prehistoric skulls that were used as cups, the BBC reports. The skulls were carefully worked into the shape of bowls. They were found in Gough's Cave, Somerset, and are 14,700 years old. These make them the oldest skull cups discovered. Investigators found other human remains in the cave that suggest people split the bones to get at the marrow....

Travel Photo Tips: using a 50mm F1.4 lens to redefine low-light shooting

Travel Photo Tips: using a 50mm F1.4 lens to redefine low-light shooting Feb 15th, 2011 at 11:00AM: If there's one question I'm asked more than any other when it comes to DSLRs, it's usually one dealing with low-light shooting. Being able to effectively capture a scene in dimly lit situations (or at night altogether) is one of the toughest things to do in photography. Even if you have a flash, you have to be careful when firing it if you don't want to simply blow everything out and ruin the...

New Sony PIIQ headphone lineup does style with wacky names

New Sony PIIQ headphone lineup does style with wacky names Jul 29th, 2010 at 9:00AM: With names like Marqii, Giiq, Triqii, Qlasp and Exhale, you'd think I'd be describing the members of a new manufactured all girl band - but these are actually the names for a new line of headphones from Sony. Not content to miss the stylish headphone bandwagon, Sony developed an impressive lineup of 16 different headphones, from a pair of DJ style on-ear headphones to a completely insane pair...

Daily gear deals - $700 ultra small notebook, $70 iPod goggles and more

Daily gear deals - $700 ultra small notebook, $70 iPod goggles and more Jun 15th, 2009 at 11:30AM: Here are the hottest gadget deals for today, Monday June 15th 2009. Remember, these deals are often only valid for one day, so act fast before they are gone. Looking for a small notebook? And by small, I mean really, really small. This Sony Vaio P just dropped to $699, mainly because Sony recently announced some upgrades to their lineup and as always, new models means good prices on old versions....

"Hero on the Hudson": Play it on Gadling!

Feb 1st, 2009 at 10:00AM: Maybe it's too soon for this, but there's already a popular online game inspired by the recent emergency landing on the Hudson River. "Hero on the Hudson" isn't terribly sophisticated, but it gets the point across. You are in the left seat, acting as US Airways Flight 1549 pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. Your plane is headed toward the Hudson River, and you need to take action. This free game...

Sony Webbie offers HD video recording in a colorful $200 package

Sony Webbie offers HD video recording in a colorful $200 package Jan 10th, 2009 at 1:30PM: The big development in video recording for 2009 will be affordable HD. Even though 2008 brought us a couple of decent and affordable pocket HD camcorders, most major consumer electronics players are working hard on their own lineup of HD snappers. The Sony Webbie HD is camcorder made to look like most "normal" video camcorders on the market. The unit features a 2.5" swivel LCD monitor, a 5...

Daily deal - Sony Nav-U Portable GPS for $79.99 (with in-store pickup)

Daily deal - Sony Nav-U Portable GPS for $79.99 (with in-store pickup) Dec 23rd, 2008 at 2:30PM: Unless you are willing to pay for overnight shipping, your only option for getting last minute gifts is going to be good old fashioned brick and mortar shopping. There are thankfully easy ways to bypass the crowds, and one of them is to order online for in-store pickup. That applies to my daily deal for today. The Sony Nav-U GPS unit is currently on sale at Sears.com for just $79.99, and is in...

Big in Japan: Sony Reveals the World's Thinnest TV

Big in Japan: Sony Reveals the World's Thinnest TV Oct 15th, 2007 at 10:00AM: Anyone who has ever been to Japan can tell you that this country has the most amazing televisions in the world. For years now, ultra-thin plasma TVs and high-definition broadcasting has been the standard, and with each new year it seems as if the best is yet to come. Truth be told however, you haven't seen anything quite like this yet... Earlier this week, Sony announced that in December, they...

Travel with TalkMan for PSP

Travel with TalkMan for PSP Jun 15th, 2006 at 6:55PM: Here's a cool little bit from the folks at Cool Hunting looking out for all their soccer pals globally who ran off to the World Cup games with few language skills other than their mother tongue. According to their quick write-up Sony PSP has recently released portable translation software where you're led through the learning process by a blue cartoon bird named Max. Along with the software comes...

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