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Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

11 Ways Ultra-Productive People Do Things Differently

Do you feel that you aren’t nearly as productive as you would like to be? If so, don’t worry, because there are millions of us just like you. We all …

Time Management

6 Great American Sandwiches

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.<p><b>1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue</b><p>Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white sauce in Alabama: it doesn't matter …

6 Must-Have Back to School Apps

When you pen a story about school children and technology, this is typically the spot where the writer goes on about how kids used to walk uphill in …

6 Polarizing Differences Between Managers and Leaders | Inc.com

Whether you run a landscaping business or are a wholesaler for electrical goods, you'll be expected to do your job, mitigate risks, build profit, manage your career profile, and be a worker, manager, and leader for any teams you're a part of.<p>You might think that being a manager and a leader are the …

Employment

This Hilarious TED Talk Demonstrates Every Bad Meeting You've Ever Attended | Inc.com

You've just come into work. As you're getting set up for the day, a co-worker comes in and proceeds to walk out with your chair, without saying a word. No comments on why he needs it, or if and when he's going to bring it back. Just up and out.<p>How would you react?<p>That's how David Grady begins his …

TED Talks

How Much Money You Need to Save to Become a Millionaire by Age 65

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can.<p>“Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and …

How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

The 10 Words You Should Never Use In Your LinkedIn Profile

Sure, you may be motivated, passionate, and creative, but these buzzwords just make you sound like everyone else.<p>When you’re describing your experience and applying for a job do you let potential employers know that you’re motivated? Nice word—but everyone else uses it, too. “Motivated,” in fact, …

Unhealthy lifestyle can knock 23 years off lifespan

Suffering from heart disease, stroke and type two diabetes could knock 23 years off life and yet they are preventably for eight out of 10 people<p>The true cost of an unhealthy lifestyle of little exercise, poor diet and smoking has been quantified by scientists who found that it can reduce lifespan …

The Creators Of “Serial” On What They Learned The First Season And What’s Next

In an exclusive interview prior to their panel at Cannes, Serial’s Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder discuss the future of their podcast phenomenon.<p>When she started investigating the peculiar homicide case at the center of <i>Serial</i>, Sarah Koenig never considered it might one day get her parodied on</i> …

Mad Men

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Time Management

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3 Mistakes You Are Making in Storing Fruits and Vegetables

It's the unofficial start of summer! It's a time of year when many of us consume more fruits and vegetables. After all, who doesn't enjoy watermelon, cantaloupe and the proverbial corn on the cob? And we are more likely to drink fruit smoothies over the next few months than we are at any other time …

The Newsroom Exits With a Funeral for Old Media

The series finale spent a lot of time flashing back to the show's first episode, a reminder of its deep flaws both past and present.<p>I actually enjoyed the final minute of the final episode of <i>The Newsroom</i>, which, to the agony and delight of think-piece writers everywhere, has now departed television …

The Best Television Episodes of 2014

Staff selections from a year of great TV<p><i>The Atlantic's</i> editors and writers pick their favorite moments from <i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>The Good Wife</i>, <i>Looking,</i> and more from 2014. (<b>Spoilers abound</b>; consider this the first and only warning.)<p>The seventh season of Cartoon Network’s trippy wonder <i>Adventure Time</i> has …

How Netflix actually saved the TV industry this year

Purchases of smart TVs outnumbered regular TVs for the first time in 2014, helping televisions reach the first year of sales growth since 2009<p>Television sales grew in 2014 for the first time since 2009 thanks to a surge in smart TV shopping and a frenzy of pre-World Cup upgrades, but the decline is …

Televisions

Here Are the Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in January

'Chef,' 'Mean Girls,' and the complete series of 'Friends' come to Netflix<p>New Year's Day this year may be spent entirely on the couch for fans …

Newsroom finale: Did Aaron Sorkin forget how to write a TV show?

<i>The Newsroom</i> ended its ignominious run Sunday night, capping off a highly truncated third season (just six episodes) with a finale that, if not quite …

2015 Midseason TV Premiere Schedule: Dates For New And Returning Shows

It’s the time of year when families have holiday decorations out and fires roaring. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when TV shows go on …

The Best TV Episodes of 2014

15. “Silicon Valley: Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency” (Season 1, Episode 8)<p>Here’s the thing — this episode is on this list because of a dick joke. It …

TV

A Celebration Of Our Favorite Moments Of Truthiness From ‘The Colbert Report’

When Stephen Colbert announced that he’d be airing his final episode of <i>The Colbert Report</i> on December 18, our first response was an incredible sadness, unlike any other we’d felt. Well, at least since Jennifer Lawrence started dating that guy from Coldplay. Eventually, as the sadness crept away and …

25 things you never knew about The Simpsons

As Matt Groening's sitcom celebrates its quarter-century, we list 25 surprising facts about the show<p><b>1. God and his son Jesus are the only characters on The Simpsons to have a full set of five digits</b><p>They also have five toes on each foot. Everyone else in the Simpsons universe has three fingers and a …

Action Hero

Holiday Viewing Guide: 11 Days of Holly-Jolly Shows, Movies and Christmas Specials

From Taylor Swift and One Direction performances to classics like “Elf” and “It’s A Wonderful Life,” there’s a TV gift for everyone this holiday …