Elena Hristov

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Microsoft surprised everybody by announcing what's probably its last Nokia phone

The Nokia 216, a super basic phone with a pair of lousy 0.3 megapixel cameras, a web browser, a 24-day battery(!) and not much else, isn't going to distract people away from the iPhone 7, nor is it meant to.<p>Instead, it's a last-minute play for developing nations like India, where smartphones are …

Mobile Technology

A Design Lover’s Guide to Rotterdam, Netherlands

The second-largest Dutch city provides plenty of cultural excursions, historic attractions, and strikingly modern architecture<p>Rotterdam often takes a backseat to Amsterdam in terms of attracting cultural tourism. But for wildly innovative design, this port city is a standout. Creatives have long …

Architecture

Traumatic films may boost pain tolerance and feelings of group bonding by increasing levels of feel-good chemicals produced by the brain, study reveals<p>Tyrannosaur, Breaking the Waves and Schindler’s List might make you reach for the tissues, but psychologists say they have found a reason why …

Psychology

See Science Explain Why You're Stuck In Traffic

Traffic congestion is caused by more than just construction, cops, bad drivers and lane-drops. Ever notice traffic jams can happen for no reason? …

Clean Blueberry Detox Smoothie

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Candice Kumai,</i> <i>clean-eating chef and cookbook author</i><p>Still feeling full from Thanksgiving? Had too many calories and not enough nutrients over the past few days? This deep-blue smoothie is a detox powerhouse that can help you get back on the clean-eating track: Just one serving packs …

'Peanutize Me' latest in personalized movie-marketing apps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is counting on you and your Instagram to help promote its latest movies. If you "Peanutized" your profile pic with "The …

NASA Releases Detailed Photos of Pluto Taken by New Horizon Space Probe

NASA has captured some incredible shots of the Pluto, showcasing the dwarf planet in ways we’ve never seen before. They were taken by the Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC) on the New Horizons space probe, which made history on July 14, 2015 as the closest approach to Pluto yet, at …

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

Popcorn

Feminism Has Gone Too Far

An Oxford University debate was canceled, and certain subjects declared off-limits: why are feminists policing what is said about women and women’s …

Why Beyonce has only tweeted eight times

"The reality is that fans have access. They have expectations that content will be fed to them," says Beyonce's digital manager Lauren Wirtzer …

Key Tips for Blogging About Your Business | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs about the importance of blogging, I usually get the same pained look and exasperated question: "But where am I supposed to get all that content?"<p>Many of …

How to Develop a Strong Visual Brand on Social Media

Learn about the four key ingredients of social media success and how to implement them into your social strategy.

How the end of Facebook 'like-gating' will benefit brands

Many companies had already abandoned "like-gating" for more effective social media tactics, but for those still amassing fans by requiring them to …

Marketing

44 Best Mobile Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You get a ton done when you’re at your computer, speeding away on the day’s social media strategy.<p>Might there be a way to wring some productivity when you’re away from your desk?<p>Mobile apps and tools can make it so a marketer’s entire day is filled …

9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

Cleaning

Foursquare unveils its elegant, drastically different design. But is it too late?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Foursquare<p>Today Foursquare unveiled the look and feel of the new Foursquare app.<p>The redesign is a huge product shift, …

Facebook Tries Being A TV Channel With New Mobile Video Player

If you watch one of a friend’s videos, Facebook will now try to get you to watch more with a new carousel of suggested videos that appears after you view one in the mobile News Feed. Reminiscent of YouTube’s Related Videos, Facebook confirms the existence of this fresh laidback experience in …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

Facebook Isn’t Axing Auto-Shares From Other Apps, But Will Favor Explicitly Shared Stories In Feed

Facebook has no plans to discontinue “implicit sharing” from third-party apps, likely because the data is still very valuable, but today the company said it will be favoring explicitly shared stories in the feed over auto-shares. Facebook isn’t giving up on auto-sharing; it just doesn’t want to …

Google Launches An Instagram Account

Instagram is so hot that no one can resist joining in. Not even Google. The search giant, in a joint-celebration over the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube (??), has today launched its own Instagram account.<p>So far there is one video post, showing today’s time-sinking Google Doodle. In other …

Get to know Foursquare's new Swarm app

On Thursday, Foursquare launched its latest app, called Swarm. Swarm is an effort by the startup who, until now, combined the ability to check in at random venues and discover the city around you within the same app.<p>By splitting the app essentially in half, Foursquare is creating two different …

Apps

Electronic artists turn 600 phones into a symphony of light and sound

Forget Prince's "Purple Rules" demanding smartphone-free concerts, one group is actually encouraging fans to wave their handset in the air because it's part of the show. Electronic group Booka Shade recently performed a concert where the audience's phones played coordinated sound and lights via a …

Facebook hopes marketers like Audience Insights

Marketer’s have another reason to like Facebook, and it’s called Audience Insights.<p>In keeping with its staggering release of new tools and upgrades to existing programs over the last three months, and with chief Mark Zuckerberg swearing his loyalty to the mobile space, Facebook today has launched a …

How GoPro and Tesla Hacked Digital Marketing

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Digital marketing, like the “analog” marketing that came before it, relies on word of mouth. Clicks, shares, pins and retweets are all part of the conversation.<p>Even in the …

The Classic Meccano Toy Set Gets A 21st Century Spin

Since he was a child, Dutch designer Tomm Velthuis has been obsessed with Meccano, a toy set consisting of colorful metal plates, angle girders, and pulleys that can be assembled and reassembled with nuts and bolts. Today, Velthuis has reimagined the original Meccano, invented in 1900 by British …

LinkedIn Gets Language Preference Targeting, Personalized Page Feeds

LinkedIn today launched two new features to help brands reach more users: language preference targeting and the personalized page feed. These new solutions, for Company Pages and Showcase Pages, are meant for companies looking to become more effective at sharing local content with users in multiple …

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’80s (part 1)

While not everyone is crazy about Twitter’s new layout, we can all agree that a bigger header image is a good thing when showing off your favorite video games.<p>We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different theme, that you can use to decorate your new Twitter profile:<p>Monday: The …

It's Not Your Grandma's Miami

I pity those who still imagine that Miami is full of <i>Golden Girls</i> characters and neon signs.<p>This contemporary and vibrant city stays in motion, from the potent coffees of Little Havana to world-class pop art in Wynwood to daring interior design at nearly every turn. You won't find Don Johnson or …

Facebook Now Powers More Than Half Of All Social Logins

Social logins are a convenient way to sign in to services without having to go through lengthy sign-up procedures and setting up yet another password. According to the latest data from social login service Gigya, Facebook remains the absolute market leader here and now powers more than 51 percent …