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These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

A simple tech fix that will make you the family hero at Thanksgiving this year

Before fussing with your parents’ printer or router this Thanksgiving, there’s a much more important task that you—the family tech support by virtue of being a “computer person”—should help them take care of: enabling two-factor authentication.<p>There’s been a string of data breaches in recent years, …

Information Systems

14 Tips For Getting Much More Out Of Gmail

No one <i>likes</i> email, but it's an inevitable part of life for most modern humans. A 2013 study estimated that people spend 13 hours every week sorting through it, which is terrible.<p>And for a whole lot of people, those 13 hours are spent on Gmail -- around the world, 900 million people use it. It's a …

Productivity

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

After months in beta, iOS 9 hits iPhones and iPads today! Hurrah!<p>Want to be the master of all things iOS 9? We’ve compiled a list of some of the neat but not-so-obvious features, many of which are tucked away enough that you might not otherwise stumble upon them on your own.<p>We’ll expand this list …

Neat

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

Smashed Potato Recipes Are Spuds At Their Best

There are endless ways to make potatoes delicious. Mashed. Fried. Totted. Pretty much any recipe featuring our favorite spud is a winner. But if you haven't smashed your potatoes -- think Benny and Joon, minus the tennis racket -- you haven't tasted a truly phenomenal potato. And everyone deserves …

Cooking

Apple is launching a new promotion in the UK, this weekend, where it is highlighting a hand-picked collection of 10 books that it says are “life-changing” reads. “The written word has the power to change the way we look at ourselves and our world,” Apple says. “We’ve picked 10 books – from Paulo Coelho’s allegorical […]

Apple is launching a new promotion in the <b>UK</b>, this weekend, where it is highlighting a hand-picked collection of <b>10 books</b> that it says are</i> …

Books

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

One Of The Most Important Strategies For Changing Your Habits

In an excerpt from her new book, best-selling author Gretchen Rubin explains how to schedule habit change into your daily routine.<p>The Strategy of Scheduling, of setting a specific, regular time for an activity to recur, is one of the most familiar and powerful strategies of habit formation. …

Andy Warhol

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension (Book Review)

Sometimes you want to learn a "new" multiplication algorithm from a general interest math book, sometimes you want to learn why voting systems are …

Comedians

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

how to recycle old christmas cards into gift tags

one of my craft how-to video tutorials was featured today on a show hosted by my friend rebecca on the mom tv site - how to make an easy holiday gift …

It's a Wrap: Last Minute Holiday Card Gift Tags

Pressed for time? Need some Christmas-y gift tags right away? My mom brought with her a stack of a hundred gift tags without spending a cent. Here's …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …