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Browse Projects | Smithsonian Digital Volunteers

34% Complete<p>38 Total Pages 10 Contributing Members<p>Letters from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The …

Museums

California becomes the 18th state to introduce right to repair bill

But it’ll be an uphill battle to get it passed into law<p>California has become the latest state to propose the Right to Repair Act, which would require electronics manufacturers to make repair information and parts available to product owners and to third-party repair shops and services.<p>The bill was …

Repairs

Sessions is suing California over its “sanctuary” laws. I asked 8 legal experts who will win.

The DOJ lawsuit is a major escalation in the Trump administration’s fight against “sanctuary cities.”<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suing the state of California on behalf of the Trump administration over the state’s “sanctuary” laws.<p>The Justice Department’s basic claim is that three California …

Immigration

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

Employment

Obama's Portrait Artist Makes One Hell Of A Mistake. See If You Can Find It.

With all the talk about the unusual nature of the new portrait of Barack Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian …

Barack Obama

In surprise move, Republican attorneys general go after big business

Timing is everything.<p>On Monday evening, every single attorney general of every American state or territory joined a rare letter, which called on …

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Genealogy

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

Apple’s widened ban on templated apps is wiping small businesses from the App Store

F<p>ollowing its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple released updated App Store guidelines that included a new rule allowing it to ban apps created by a “commercialized template or app generation service.” The understanding at the time was this was part of Apple’s larger App Store cleanup, and the …

Apps

Everything We Know About Physics in One Neat Infographic

If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.<br>Read More

Physics

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin …

Fitness

How often you should wash everything in your home, according to science

A cleaning guide for your inner germophobe.<p>Cleanliness can be somewhat subjective: some folks wear things once and feel compelled to wash them, while others wear them five times before exposing them to some kind of soap. But when it comes to cleaning your home, there are some standards to consider, …

E.coli

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity | Inc.com

If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on a trail and make friends with some trees. That's because time in nature literally changes brain …

Humanity

Graphic Design Portfolio Template

A graphic design portfolio template for Adobe InDesign with 48 fully editable pages.Designed and published by Tujuh Benua, this extensive Adobe …

Graphic Design

The best hi-fi gear of 2017

The post The best hi-fi gear of 2017 appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Audiophile

What you're giving away with those home DNA tests

It’s the most valuable thing you own<p>It sounds like such a fun holiday gift idea: a DNA test that can tell your sister-in-law whether she really has Native American ancestors, or one that promises to craft your friend a perfect diet based on his genes.<p>Home DNA tests are likely a big seller for the …

Genetics

Lingerie company owes $1.3M to FTC for deceptive billing

Adore Me, the lingerie subscription service that was busted by the Better Business Bureau last year with an F rating, now has to pay out a $1.3 …

Identity Theft

Five ways to boost your brain power

Get more from the little grey cells with these five ways to give yourself a kick up the cranium and boost your brain power<p>You're bombarded with …

A new hope for players battling 'Star Wars' game fees

Players of the new video game “Star Wars Battlefront II” were angry to discover last week that they had to buy so-called “loot boxes,” which randomly provide gamers new weapons, armor or content that gives them an edge when playing. Those fees were on top of the $60 players had to spend to buy the …

Star Wars

Female VCs fight gender gap via ‘Office Hours’ mentoring program

Over the past few months, a group of female venture capitalists have been getting together to figure out what they can do to coach and support female founders in Silicon Valley. Today, the VCs unveiled a website where entrepreneurs can apply to attend Office Hours, a program that provides …

3 Must-Have Gadgets for Budding Photographers

The holidays are just around the corner … well, kinda. Either way, it doesn’t hurt to get started on your shopping list early—or to treat yourself …

Jibo the social robot wants to be your friend and nothing more - CNET

Jibo wants to be your friend and nothing more<p><b>The Good</b> Jibo is full of personality, can perform basic assistant functions, and integrates with IFTTT.<p><b>The Bad</b> Jibo doesn’t do nearly as much as Google or Alexa, and he costs a lot more.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Jibo feels like a luxury toy. If you have $900 to …

Robotics

The Scientifically Proven Ways to Deliver Bad News

No one likes hearing bad news, but you can soften the blow with these research-backed strategies.<p>This story appears in the November 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Bad news is hard. It’s hard to get, and it’s hard to give. Whether we’re giving feedback in a one-on-one, telling a client we …

Self-help
Republicans

Debate all you want, here is the definitive ranking of ‘non-canonical pasta shapes’

What exactly qualifies as a “Non-Primary-Canon pasta shape” is open to interpretation. Certainly macaroni and spaghetti are both pretty commonplace, …

Cooking

Apple's $1,000 iPhone Taught Us A Very Important Business Lesson | Inc.com

Everyone is going crazy over Apple's new iPhone --- for better or for worse. Now, whether you like Apple or not, we can all agree that the price of the newly released iPhone is quite the shocker. That might turn off some customers, but I will make the bet that it's a smart move for the company. …

Customers