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When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Psychology

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Outback Scions Bid $294 Million for Iconic Kidman Ranches

A group of outback scions bid A$386 million ($294 million) for all the shares of S. Kidman & Co., trumping an offer from billionaire Gina Rinehart …

Australia

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Congress Overrides Obama Veto On 9/11 Bill

Congress has voted to override the president’s veto for the first time in his administration over a controversial piece of legislation that would allow the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the plot.<p>The overwhelming 97-1 vote in the Senate and 348 -77 …

Three stylish European hotels you must be seen in

1. Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan<p>It’s always a mistake to think that fashion is about a search for the new, the exotic, the unknown and the uncomfortable. Of course, it is in part a search for those things (just look at the 4in spike-heeled slipper Miu Miu is offering this season for something …

How to Think Like Elon Musk

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, …

Developer analytics and distribution suite DevMate is now completely free to use

The OS X analytics and distribution toolkit DevMate is now completely free to use for individual developers or large teams.<p>DevMate offers crash reporting, licensing, update delivery and feedback collection. It was developed as an in-house solution by MacPaw for CleanMyMac before being distributed …

89% of B2B Marketers Have Predictive Analytics On Their Roadmaps For 2016

• 78% see B2B marketings’ role expanding from demand generation to deal acceleration.<br>• Predictive marketers are 1.8x more likely to consistently exceed shared organizational goals.<br>• Predictive marketers are 2.9x more likely to report revenue growth at rates higher than the industry average and 2.1x more …

Big Data

The latest shift in teen spending is killing brands like Tiffany

This gift might have been bestowed unto them around the holidays or around major birthdays.<p>But it appears that Gen Z isn't as enamored with luxury goods as millennials were.<p>Proof? Tiffany & Co. announced that its comparable sales dipped -5% this past holiday season, a time marked by gifting.<p>It's …

Human brain can store 4.7 billion books - ten times more than originally thought

One petabyte is the same as 20 million four-drawer filing cabinets filled with text,13.3 years of HD-TV recordings, 4.7 billion books or 670 million web pages<p>The human brain has a capacity that is ten times greater than first thought and can retain 4.7 billion books, scientists have discovered.<p>This …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Why Every Great Bartender Is Obsessed with this 2-Ingredient Syrup

The complex-tasting, easy-to-make elixir behind great high-end cocktails.<p>Oleo-saccharum. To the uninitiated it sounds like an incantation shouted by some wand-wielding fantasy character. But to a new generation of cocktail-obsessed bartenders, it means something else: pure citrus. There’s lots of …

Cocktails

10 Recipes That Celebrate the Oozy Glory of Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

Sunny-side-up eggs, with their tender, fully cooked whites and deliciously runny yolks, make almost any dish better—we have proof. From breakfast …

How to Master the Croque-Monsieur, the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

You can’t go wrong with a basic grilled cheese, but the croque-monsieur approaches sandwich perfection. You can’t go wrong with a basic grilled …

Alibaba just proved it's more than just some Chinese company

Alibaba had a huge day on Wednesday. The company's 11/11 Singles' Day sales eclipsed analyst expectations with over $14 billion processed on the company's platforms in just 24 hours.<p>While this number is massive, and may or may not help quiet critics, the way the company made the boatloads of money …

Secrets of Intel's "Super 7" Cloud Computing Customers

There are seven companies whose computing buying power is so impressive they not only get early access to chips that aren’t available to any other …

The mobile world's walls are crumbling

Ponder the photo you see above for a moment. Yes, that's Apple Music running on a BlackBerry phone powered by Android -- products from three mobile rivals working in harmony. The very concept of this would have been outlandish just a year ago, let alone a few years earlier when these companies were …

Apps

Ancient river network discovered buried under Saharan sand

A vast river network that once carried water for hundreds of miles across Western Sahara has been discovered under the parched sands of Mauritania.<p>Radar images taken from a Japanese Earth observation satellite spotted the ancient river system beneath the shallow, dusty surface, apparently winding …

Earth Science

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

AU report cites cannibalism, atrocities in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Investigators discovered atrocities by all sides in South Sudan's civil war, including testimony of forced cannibalism and …

The 25 best restaurants in the US, according to travelers

Of the top 25 restaurants, seven are in New York City, four are in California, and three are in Chicago.<p>From a steakhouse in Texas to upscale palaces of gastronomy in New York City, these 25 restaurants will turn dining into a meal you never forget.

China seeks 'new model' for relations with US

<b>Do you have expectations of this week's summit between President Obama and President Xi? If so, I suggest you lower them.</b><p>The sombre fact is that despite the enormous range and complexity of the US-China relationship, it is becoming ever harder to manage. The smiles and ceremony of a 21-gun salute …

Japan's Abe sees fierce backlash after security legislation

Parliament in the officially pacifist nation passed the contentious security bills early Saturday, a move that could see Japanese troops engage in combat overseas for the first time since the end of World War II.<p>The legislation has sparked unprecedented angry street protests with tens of thousands …

The Notorious F.I.G.

Did you know that figs might be more than 11,000 years old?<p>Neither did we, until recently: Remains of the mystical fruit have been found in an …

It's OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science

<i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>It turns out that it's not whoever has the most stuff wins; it's whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier.<p><b>Say what? Aren't we supposed to save all our money so we can keep up with having the newest of phones, TVs, and cars?</b><p>It turns out that while …

The last person in the queue should be served first, scientific research suggests

We Brits love queueing, so this research from Denmark is sure to raise a few eyebrows<p>The University of Southern Denmark has found that the traditional way we queue is wrong and inefficient.<p>This will shock people in the UK, especially London, who often patiently wait in queues every day.<p>In fact, …