Abdul Refaat

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5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

17 Bizarre Productivity Hacks From the World's Greatest Achievers

Looking for ways to be productive? You may (or may not!) want to try some of these!<p>Being more productive means having more time to be an innovative problem solver; that's a key element in becoming great at whatever you are doing. For some, increasing productivity means utilizing a great new …

Time Management

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

7 things every CEO needs to start doing

<i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin on Quora.</i><p>This new phase of my life as a venture capitalist is really the first time I’ve ever worked with CEOs who weren’t …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

5 Tips to Help you Break into UX Design

By Jessica Tiao<p>UX Designers are at the forefront of designing websites and apps that can solve problems in healthcare, business and even raise funds …

Exclusive: Astronaut Terry Virts on the Power of Space Photography

Earth observation of South America from the International Space Station on May 20, 2015. NASA astronaut Terry Virts twee<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Terry …

Space Science

Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right

I attended Microsoft’s big event last week in Redmond where they made a number of product announcements, one of them called HoloLens. HoloLens is Microsoft’s own head-mounted device that is worn like a large set of goggles. Their solution is designed to be unique in many ways and Microsoft is doing …

Interaction Design - Connecting the Physical And Digital World!

When questioned what the word “Interaction” means to you, I am sure there would be multiple responses. Here is what we have:<br>Interaction means …

UI Design

How We Created Scalable UI - A Case Study

As a company, Onefootball has great ambition to do things right and be the best football app on every platform. This ambition is found from the …

A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity

<i>This is a guest post by Jerry Cao, coauthor of The Guide to Mockups.</i>In this article, I will discuss the various levels of <b>UI design mockup fidelity</b> to …

10 Free Design Resources that are Useful

Having a bunch of great designing resources at your disposal can save you a lot of time and money. Pre-developed web templates helps you to avoid …