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10 Qualities That People With High Emotional Intelligence Have

What is that one quality which makes some people more successful than others? Could it be simple intelligence? Maybe. However, that doesn’t seem to …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn't Know Facebook Could Do for You

You may think you've mastered the book of Face, but there is more to learn. Much more.<p>With over 1.44 billion active users monthly, Facebook is a social media behemoth. Americans spend around 40 minutes a day on it, accounting for nearly 20% of total time online. But even with all that usage, there …

Social Media

How Facebook and Yahoo are spawning billion-dollar startups

Take Facebook, for example.<p>As Facebook got bigger and bigger, it started running into some serious growing pains — it was generating more data than its data centers could handle. This was a problem, given that people expect Facebook to always be available and snappy.<p>Normally, this is where a …

Will We Ever Give Up on Finding MH370?

More than a year later, we still have no trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. What happens if one year becomes two, or three, or five?<p>For the briefest of moments last week, it looked like the search for MH370 might be over. Sonar images from ocean depths of nearly 13,000 feet revealed "multiple …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Monument Valley, Project Fi

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Best Android Apps: Top 10 Android Apps For May 2015

A new month calls for some new app action on your device. So trash the apps you hardly use and get these slick handpicked utility apps that are worth …

Ten LinkedIn Experts Share Their Tips and Tricks | Website Designs Content Marketing

Camping will set you free

Peru is a country rich in culture. It is also vast, challenging, and home to the best adventure riding to be found in both quality and in quantity. A …

Hiking

Nasdaq is experimenting with the revolutionary technology behind bitcoin

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Nasdaq is experimenting with blockchain technology in a pilot project, a move that could — if successful — transform the financial industry.<p>So what is the blockchain?<p>First of all, bitcoin is a decentralised currency — there is no central bank, no mint …

Blockchain

Startup scours Facebook and Twitter to generate sales leads

Facebook users know the drill. You're looking for a good contractor to fix up the bathroom or a new family doctor in the area where you're moving, so you open your newsfeed and plug in your request details. Within minutes, your friends have chimed in with at least half a dozen suggestions.<p>Whether …

Hot stuff: why Thai cooking is magic

In Thai cuisine, the pestle and mortar conjures rich, subtle effects from a small palette of ingredients<p>Sitting on a plastic stool at a roadside table in Bangkok, I was about to have a lesson in Thai seasoning. “Taste it!” commanded Saiphin Moore, gesturing towards the steaming bowl the street food …

7 Ways to Get Out of your Sales Slump

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share89<p>Pin<p>Shares 91<p>I had a bad sales month last month. After a handful of losses on a Wednesday evening, I cried. What a wimp, I know. …

These 16 startups are worth $22 billion: Here are the deals that made them so valuable

That would make Slack the second most valuable enterprise startup in the world, according to valuation expert PitchBook. (By "enterprise startup" we mean a company that primarily sells tech to businesses as opposed to consumers.)<p>We asked PitchBook to send us a full list of the most valuable …

Think chicken is boring? Just add anchovies, sherry or garlic

While there’s always room for a roast chicken, these delicious recipes add a little kick to our beloved bird<p>I honestly can’t imagine that any meat-eater in the world doesn’t like chicken. Apparently, chicken recipes are the most frequently Googled of all, yet I’d bet money that most people stick to …

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Amsterdam

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Amsterdam, including the top affordable places to stay for canal views, stylish design, fun bars and interesting architecture, in locations including the canal ring, Jordaan, De Pijp and Rembrandtplein.<p>Volkshotel<p>Southeast of the historic canal area, …