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50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

Typography

13 Ways to Improve Digestion Naturally

Tips for re-booting your broken digestive system and achieving overall better health.<p>The most common problem I see preventing people from achieving optimal health is a broken digestive system. This occurs for a variety of reasons—from overuse of antibiotics, to stress, excess alcohol and infection. …

What Mixing Alcohol With Energy Drinks REALLY Does

Illustrated by Gabriela Alford.<p>You may have a vague idea that mixing booze with caffeine isn’t exactly the best choice for your health (something …

Is the World Ready for a Video Game About Slavery?

<b>By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson)</b><p>Speaking about Miguel Oliveira's <i>Thralled</i> using the language of video games can be difficult.<p>"<i>Thralled</i> is an interactive experience about a runaway slave in 18th century Brazil who becomes traumatized over the disappearance of her baby boy," Oliveira told me as we met …

Human Geography

Meet The Richest Tech Tycoon In 14 Major Countries Around The World

But there are plenty of extremely wealthy tech executives across the globe who are making major contributions to their country's tech scenes.<p>With the help of Forbes' Billionaires List, we've rounded up the wealthiest tech tycoon in 14 countries across the globe. They've each played a major role in …

Here’s how whoever shot down MH17 could have mistaken the passenger flight for a fighter jet

People operating a disconnected Buk surface-to-air missile system of the kind suspected in the downing of Malaysian Airways Flight 17 yesterday could well have had trouble distinguishing commercial flights from military aircraft, according to an article published by MIT Technology Review.<p>While it’s …

These Non-Curly Hair Products Just Rocked My Curly Hair World

Choosing hair products can be a deeply personal matter. And with clever marketing, many of us have tunnel vision when it comes to reading labels.<p>Fine-haired girls flock to shampoos that help to boost volume while women with wavy hair seek serums that enhance their texture without adding frizz. And …

Do Women REALLY Talk More Than Men?

We ladies are SO busy planning all the cocktail hours and the lunch dates, holding our gossipy gabfests and whispering tête-à-têtes. We're emotional</i> …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

How did the Gaza Strip become one of the most hopeless places on Earth?

Given the scale of suffering, it's hard to appreciate just how small the Gaza Strip is. The arid sliver of land stretches about 32 miles long and between three and seven miles wide — that makes it about twice the size of Washington, DC.<p>The capital, Gaza City, is teeming with people and built low to …

North Korea appeals to White House to halt release of US comedy film

'The Interview', released later this year, tells the tale of a group of journalists tasked with assassinating Kim Jong-un<p>Pyongyang has written to the White House to demand that President Barack Obama intervene to halt the release of 'The Interview', a Hollywood comedy blockbuster that pokes fun at …

North Korea

Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs

Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations.<p>The downsizing is the largest in the Seattle-based company's history and come five months into the tenure of …

Uber Serves Taste of Future on Ice Cream Day

Uber’s aggressive global expansion has taken the $18 billion-valued private car company into well over 100 cities worldwide, many of which are about to experience a taste of the future when its ice cream delivery service goes global this Friday.<p>The company says that the summertime initiative — …

BlackBerry Gets Siri-ous With a Voice-Enabled Assistant

BlackBerry is planning a Siri-like voice-enabled assistant, the company revealed Wednesday.<p>Like Siri and Windows Phone's Cortana, BlackBerry …

Apple Patents A Way For Your iPhone To Lock Out Users Whose Behavior It Doesn’t Recognize

Apple has a new patent out (via AppleInsider) that describes a method for locking a device or asking a user for proof of their identity if the device detects a pattern of unusual behavior. It’s a security method that goes beyond the standard pins and passwords, letting your phone pick up on cues …

Tesla 3 Series-fighter to be named Model III

Tesla really is a unique automaker. Usually when a new model is confirmed, there are big press announcements touting a company's latest, greatest vehicle and everything it can do for consumers. Elon Musk's electric car company likes to do things a little differently, though. Instead, the CEO gave …

Microsoft Details Coming Hardware Shakeup Including Changes To Its Design And Manufacturing Assets

In the wake of Microsoft‘s announcement that it will lay off up to 18,000 employees over the next year, and that the Nokia X Android handset will eventually run Windows Phone, Microsoft’s hardware head Stephen Elop announced a number of operational changes in a public memo. The alterations include …

Water Collection Made Easy

There are many ideas out there, which are low-cost and effective in collecting waters in rural and remote areas. These are areas like refugee camps …

How to create a smoke waterfall

<i>This article was taken from the July 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Mushroom Tripping Is a Lot Like Dreaming, Biologically Speaking

New fMRI data shows increasing entropy in similar parts of the brain during trips and during dreams.<p>If you've done mushrooms, you already know this dream/trip linkage to be true, even if that knowledge doesn't come from fMRI brain scans. Tripping so often involves a kind of waking dream state, …

Indies: How Your Next-Door Neighbor Is Changing Commerce

We are in the middle of one of the most important and least appreciated social transformations of the postwar era. It is changing the way that established companies sell their products while propelling unknown brands to the forefront. Everyone knows someone involved in this cultural shift, but …

Google Glass Explorer Edition Arrives in the UK for £1,000

Google Glass, the head-mounted wearable computer unveiled more than two years ago, is finally available outside the US. After appearing in a support page linked to hardware availability, Google has launched the long-awaited device in the UK.<p>The Explorer Edition is being sold through the Google Play …

Amazon says Prime Music is a hit: Users streamed 'tens of millions of songs' in one week

After launching Prime Music on June 12, Amazon says adoption of the new music streaming service has exceeded expectations: During the service’s first week, users downloaded “tens of millions of songs,” the company claimed in a press release today.<p>Although Amazon has long offered digital products, …

Shadow network hits speeds up to 100 times faster than Google Fiber

Moto G on T-Mobile 3G in Portland, OR<p>What do you consider to be fast internet? 10 megabits per second? What about 100mbps? We’ve heard that LTE-A service in South Korea is pushing upwards of 400mbps, and that Google Fiber clocks in up to 1Gbps, but is that good enough? We are learning that certain …

Google Fiber

Summer Cocktails That Won't Sabotage Your Bikini Body

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, celebrate summer with these low-calorie, low-sugar cocktail recipes that act as the perfect refreshers after a day in the sun.<p><b>Skinnygirl Summertime Sipper</b><p>1 ½ parts Skinnygirl™ Meyer Lemon Vodka<p>Splash of DeKuyper Triple Sec<p>Splash of diet lemon-lime soda<p>Cherry or …

Recipes

The One Nutrient Everyone Needs

Doctors have long known the health powers of glutathione. But only now can you pop it daily to get its unparalleled benefits.<p>"Glutathione is your body's most powerful antioxidant and detoxifying agent, and it's also something of a well-kept secret," says Dr. Frank Lipman, Integrative and Functional …

Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>I think social media is really important. I doubt anyone would argue with me about that. But social media is also misunderstood in some ways. One of those misunderstandings is <i>which social media sites a business or individual should be on.</i><p>If you read this …

Social Media

Tesla's plan to share its tech is bold, exciting, and a sign of weakness

Big bets are nothing new for CEO Elon Musk<p>"This is actually good for Tesla and EV industry, that’s really important to appreciate, and I really do believe that," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on a call today. He’d just done something a little off-kilter: told his competitors to use his technology …