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14 Life Lessons That Go Against Conventional Wisdom

In a recent Quora thread, users responded to the question: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?<p>We trawled through the list looking for the best and most surprising advice. Many of these insights have been confirmed by social science.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1.</b> …

Meds Can Help Problem Drinkers, But Many Doctors Don't Know That

If you tell your doctor you'd like to stop drinking, odds are he's not going to give you a pill. That's too bad, a study says, because there are medications that can help people with drinking problems get off the sauce.<p>And they're not going to make you sick like Antabuse, a medication used for …

Boot up: Sony's Blu-ray pain, Silicon Valley's wage cabal, tablet numbers and more

A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>To remember a lecture better, take notes by hand >> The Atlantic<p>Robinson Meyer:<p>Psych 101 was about to start, and Pam Mueller had forgotten her laptop at home. This meant more than lost Facebook time. A psychology grad student …

How to Poach an Egg

Perfectly poached eggs are hard to achieve. Watch as our Executive Food Editor reveals her tips and tricks for the best results every time.See More: …

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Official Google Camera app for Android hits the Play store with new features

In line with the rumor from a couple of weeks ago, Google launched a refreshed camera app for Android devices. Dubbed Google Camera, the application …

How to get Google Glass in the UK

Google Glass goes on sale in the US today (for one day only). To get your hands on a pair of the specs, you have to be a US resident over the age of …

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FORTUNE — For the first time ever, sales of consumer electronics last year in Asia, led by China, exceeded sales in North America. To industry observers and demographers alike, the rapid growth of the Chinese market for consumer electronics comes as no surprise: There are now more than 160 cities …