Chris Genge

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9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotiation

Avoiding these landmines could add thousands to your take-home pay.<p>You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for …

9 Things You Can Get for Free on Amazon

How to Get Free Stuff on Amazon<p>Get Free Gift Cards, Ebooks, Music, Movies, and More<p>Updated May 14, 2018<p>It's actually pretty easy to get free stuff on …

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Luxury Home on Lake Wannsee

Harald Windler has a floating dream-house on a popular Berlin lake.The amenities include a sauna, jacuzzi, and sun-deck. And its modern architecture …

Airbnb is standardizing the check-in process to make it way less confusing

Everyone who’s booked on a stay on Airbnb likely has a check-in horror story: that one apartment nestled deep inside a confusing, labyrinthian complex, accessible by way of a hard-to-find lock box hidden inside a tall row of shrubbery with a key code buried in an email message you’re having trouble …

Apple Frees Up Its Smart Home Platform To Kickstart Development

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014, Apple dipped its toes into the nascent smart home market with the launch of HomeKit, a developer program for hooking up smart devices in iOS. It was Apple’s typical closed-garden approach: developers had to integrate a dedicated authentication …

The five-minute trick that helps Instagram’s CEO crush procrastination

Kevin Systrom may be CEO and co-founder of Instagram—but he’s still susceptible to procrastination. And so the 33-year-old billionaire has come up with a simple trick to tackle the tasks he tends to put off. “If you don’t want to do something, make a deal with yourself to do at least five minutes …

Procrastination

Watch this all-electric "flying car" take its first test flight in Germany

Lilium Jet claims its can reduce travel headaches with a network of vertical take-off and landing aircraft<p>Flying cars, that perennial dream for futurists that always seem to be at least five years away, may be a little closer to reality than we realize. A lot of prototypes have been showcased …

Flying Car

This Edible Water Blob Could Change Hydration Forever

It can be tough to get your recommended daily intake of water, but one innovation is making it easier than ever to keep a bottle, or blob, of H2O on …

Biodegradation

I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Month and This Is What Happened

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?<p>I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Month and This Is What …

5 Chappelle's Show Sketches That Still Hit Home 12 Years Later

Dave Chappelle is back. The acclaimed comedian debuted a pair of stand-up sets on Netflix this week, marking his first televised comedy specials in a …

The God Pill

Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional?<p>On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear’s living room was jammed with powerful people eager to learn the secrets of longevity. When the symposium’s first …

Medicine

If you want to get smarter, speed-reading is worse than not reading at all

We all know that reading is important. But we’re also busy. So we try to optimize by reading more quickly. And in this way, we miss the point of reading entirely.<p>I’ve noticed this tendency since I began posting about what I learn from reading over 100 books a year. One of the most frequent …

Hall of Fame

8 Of The Best Online Men’s Style Services

Millennials are supposedly the most time-strapped generation yet. However, it’s not that we’re actually any busier. We’re just choosing to spend our …

The 10 best destinations for big ski areas

These vast playgrounds are perfect for racking up the miles or exploring huge swathes of untouched backcountry. All you have to do is choose where to set up base camp.<p><i>Unless stated otherwise, prices are per person, half board, based on two people sharing a double or twin room for seven nights,</i> …

Build a Cheap Smart Doorbell That Sends You a Picture When Someone Rings the Bell

Smart doorbells can snap a photo of whoever rings the bell, making it so you can screen all those visitors you get throughout the day. Over on …

Raspberry Pi

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

Is your info safe when dealing with an overseas call center?

It's a sure bet that at some point in your consuming life, you've interacted with an overseas call center. Many U.S. companies save a buck by outsourcing customer service to the Philippines, India, Mexico and other telephonic destinations.<p>Dave says he recently opened a Citibank credit card account. …

Customer Service

Make the Most of Your Rewards Program Membership

I'm often intrigued and sometimes inspired by stories of people traveling the world using points and miles. There's a well-known (within certain circles, at least) man who earned over a million airline miles by purchasing more than $3,000 worth of pudding during a special promotion in 1999. Or, you …

Personal Finance

The 'Hygge' Of The Happiest Employees

With all of the tumult in the air, everyone could use a big dose of <i>hygge</i> right about now.<p>Clear your mind and picture this: cashmere socks and a crackling fire on a rainy day. Candles and shearling slippers. A warm latte with milk-foam heart. Pastries and sheepskin rugs.<p>Cozy and comforting, right? …

The Workplace

Give the People What They Want: Building a Better Mobile Ad

We’re in the business of giving people what they want. And when 80 percent of consumers make purchases on their phones—many of them on a monthly …

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

As the world seems to be going more and more mad with disheartening Brexit discussions and crazy Trump legislations, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. …

New 'sentient' tools set to explode on the global market

Emerging products made possible by leaps in artificial intelligence, cloud, and robotics will affect many jobs.<p>Quantum leaps in technology in areas …

The Promise & Peril Of The App Era

Sure, apps are convenient. But when not properly assessed, they can cause security holes.

Apps

Stop Procrastinating: 11 Books to Help You Achieve Your Goals

<b>So you want to change your life. Maybe it’s a big goal: To launch a new career, buy a house, move to a new city. Or perhaps it’s something more</b> …

Choose A More Exciting Wine Tasting Adventure in Napa and Sonoma

It's easy to enjoy a lovely day in wine country tasting at different wineries, but there are some obstacles: crowded tasting rooms and lineups of …

Nokia Buys Comptel For $370 Million To Help It Woo Telcos

Nokia is sticking to its vision of becoming a top seller of software and infrastructure equipment to mobile networks, and putting its storied legacy as a smartphone maker further behind it.<p>The company has offered to buy Finnish network software provider Comptel for $370 million, saying Thursday …

Mobile app that replaces the pill approved as contraceptive - can you trust it?

A mobile app has been granted medical approval to be used as a contraceptive in the European Union in a breakthrough that could spell the end for hormonal and intrusive birth control measures.<p>Natural Cycles is a fertility tracking app that tells users whether they're fertile or not by monitoring …