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Wave Of The Future: Powering Up Without The Cord

Between smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearable tech and more, we love our gadgets on the go but when it comes time to recharge, most of us are still tethered to a power supply. But a host of industry groups are working on new technology that will let us power up, without the cord.

11/18/2014

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The Dark Side Of Facebook Exposed

While Facebook can be fun, it also has a darker side that could put users at risk of losing money, their reputation and even friendships.

11/14/2014

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall After Malaysian Death

The death of a pregnant Malaysian woman in a car crash involving a faulty air bag has led to another U.S. recall, as the auto industry struggles with a widening problem across the globe.

11/14/2014

Making its U.S. debut, FloatBalls offer up to 10 passengers a unique eco-friendly ride through Zoo Miami's Amazon & Beyond Lake. (Source: Zoo Miami/Aquatic Sports)

Soccer Ball-Shaped Watercraft Makes U.S. Debut At Zoo Miami

Have you ever said to yourself, “hey, I like soccer and I like boating. Why isn’t there a soccer ball-shaped watercraft?” Well, the strange desire to hybridize a ball and boating has materialized and it’s finally stateside.

11/14/2014

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Wearable Tech Devices For Kids

Wearable tech devices, it seems that every time you turn around they’re getting smaller, and now many new devices are meant for kids. Like the grown-up gadgets, some are designed to turn fitness into fun but others are more focused on safety.

11/14/2014

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The Cheapest Time To Buy A Holiday Plane Ticket

Already purchase your airline tickets to get out of town for Christmas? Orbitz reports tickets prices are up about 2-percent this year.

11/13/2014

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Gov. Scott Orders Drop In Cost Of Hunting Licenses

Now is the time to grab your lifetime hunting or fishing license. Gov. Rick Scott has ordered a drop in the cost for these state licenses.

11/13/2014

While it’s not hard to tell they are master builders and handyman, constructions workers face dangerous conditions, often in very extreme weather.

Florida Job Growth For October

Florida continues to add jobs according to a new employment survey by payroll provider ADP.

11/13/2014

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GM: Parts Ready To Fix SUVs That Can Catch Fire

General Motors said they will start notifying the 189,000 SUV owners who will need to replace faulty window switches that could catch fire.

11/12/2014

New Covent Garden Flower Market Gears Up For Valentines Day

Court: Taxing Out-Of-State Flower Deliveries Fails Smell Test

An appeals court Wednesday ruled that it is unconstitutional for Florida to try to collect sales taxes from a Palm Beach County company that takes online orders for flowers delivered in other states or countries.

11/12/2014

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AAA’s Safest Cars For Teens

Safety, style and reliability make this list of cars top picks by AAA Car Buying experts.

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Hot Holiday Toys 2011

Here’s a look at the top 10 holiday toys. Toys on this list were featured by popular stores like Toys “R” Us, Amazon.com and Target.

Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

Airport body scans are seen by agents in a separate room, who do not see passengers’ faces. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

What Not To Wear In The TSA Security Line

Everyone bundled up, ready to go for an airplane ride to Grandma’s house? You might want to double check your family before you get in line at the airport. With 42.2 million Americans projected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving, the public outcry over intrusive body scans and invasive pat downs by the TSA could make the security line even more long and frustrating. Want to avoid setting off the security alarms and a TSA pat down? Just look over your traveling clothes one more time.

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