Catherine Deane

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Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

Is Withings’ Activité Pop The First Truly Mainstream Smartwatch?

With the Activité Pop, the best looking wearable-slash-smartwatch just got better. How? By getting cheaper.<p>When the Withings Activité was announced in June of last year, it was a thing of beauty: a fitness tracker made with the same sophisticated looks and craftsmanship as a Swiss watch. But …

4 Tech Trends That Will Define 2015, Selected By Frog

The death of the pedometer, 3-D printers in the kitchen, and wearable fitness AIs: here’s how four Frog designers see 2015 playing out.<p><i>Update</i>: Frog Design has just unveiled their complete list of Tech Trends for 2015. Make sure to check it out for 11 other trends Frog thinks will hit big this …

Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

Boats

22 Remarkable Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food

There’s nothing like comfort food to get you through the loooong winter months ahead. While you can’t go wrong with our favorite healthy takes on pasta, soup and mashed potatoes, sometimes you just need a few more options. We’ve got you covered with these 22 healthy comfort food recipes for …

Our Readers' Favorite Bon Appétit Recipes of All Time

We asked Bon Appétit readers which of our recipes they can't live without, and their answers ranged from sticky buns to Thai larb to braised short ribs. Here are 48 of your favorites.<p>We pride ourselves in featuring interesting—yet approachable—recipes in each of our issues and online, using …

Cooking

Office Etiquette: Nine Ways to Strengthen Work Relationships

Channel your burst of New Year's enthusiasm by investing some time in building relationships with those you interact with on a daily basis. Your positive energy may have a ripple effect as your acts of kindness inspire others to do the same.<p>Here are a few of my suggestions:<p><b>Don't keep people …

Petrobras worker dies from burns in refinery explosion | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A worker severely burned in an accident at a Petrobras refinery in the Brazilian city of Manaus died of his injuries on Wednesday, union officials representing workers at the company said.<p>The Brazilian union for petroleum workers, FUP, said the tragedy highlighted the …

New Company Called ‘ManServants’ Aims to Make Men Your Personal Servants

When advertising professionals Josephine Wai Lin and Dala Khajak decided to start a business of their own, they knew it had to be something quirky …

Codes of Conduct

Chinese Parents Take Their Son to Court to Force Him to Get a Job

An elderly Chinese couple were recently forced to go to court to teach their freeloading son a lesson. Xu Qing, the 29-year-old son, never went to …

China

English Couple Claim Living Every Day Like in the 1950s Saved Their Failing Marriage

Like many other couples their age, 49-year-old Mandy Jones and her husband Gary, 48, were struggling to save their failing marriage. That’s when they …

Church Leader Jerald Hill Suspected Of Attempted Dog Sex

A church leader in Roach, Missouri, is out of a job after being arrested for allegedly trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a dog.<p>Jerald Hill, 56, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.<p>Authorities began investigating Hill after …

Chile Declares UFOs Pose No Threat to Aircraft

A recent high level meeting at the headquarters of Chile's Civil Aviation Department will likely be the envy of those Americans desiring open government participation in UFO investigations, rather than the familiar blanket dismissal.<p>The question of whether UAP (unidentified aerial phenomena) pose …

In the Details: How GoTenna Turns Smartphones Into Two-Way Emergency Radios

They say crisis breeds opportunity. This was certainly the case for Daniela and Jorge Perdomo: Sitting in the dark struggling to communicate with …

'Islamist militants' kill 10 in northern Cameroon

<b>Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have killed 10 people in a raid on a remote village in north Cameroon, police say.</b><p>Nine bus passengers and a soldier were shot dead after coming "face-to-face" with heavily armed militants in Zigague, they add.<p>The son of a local …

Africa

How a new type of "evercookie" tracks you online

INTERNET firms want to gather as much information as possible about web users' browsing habits, so they can serve more accurately targeted (and hence …

One Year Later, Snowden Is Still 'Very Useful' To Russia

It's an awkward circumstance for a self-proclaimed human rights and Internet freedom activist, even beyond taking refuge in a land with a terrible human rights record and no internet freedom.<p>The deeper reality is that Snowden is both practically and politically useful to Putin.<p>"As a consultant on …

7 Bucket List Sights You Didn't Know You Could Cruise To

"<p>A cruise can take you to inland wonders, too, including the Great Wall of China. - Photo by Simon Harris / eStockPhoto<p>Cruises are a great way to tick boxes off your bucket list. You can get to some of the world's most historic and significant places, including lots of UNESCO World Heritage sites, …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. Two former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were sentenced to life in jail for crimes against humanity during the "killing fields" revolution in the 1970s.</b> Former head of state Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, both now in their 80s, are the first senior officials to be held accountable for …

Google Just Accidentally Revealed Another New Feature Coming To Your Android Phone

One such feature is the addition of multiple user profiles for Android phones, which means you'll be able to easily share your phone with others without having to worry about anyone noodling through your messages or apps.<p>Google inadvertently revealed this addition through its Android Issue Tracker, …

A Menswear Brand That Specializes In Perfect Sizing Launched A Kickstarter To Tackle T-Shirts

Hugh & Crye is a D.C. menswear company that specializes in a new way of sizing shirts. The company currently offers dress shirts, blazers, ties, and pocket squares, but is launching a T-shirt Kickstarter campaign after hearing requests from some customers for more casual options.<p>Cofounders Pranav …