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7 Time Management Techniques to Help You Take Control of Your Day

It happens to the best of us. You get so wrapped up in completing one task that before you know it, the day is over and you still have countless items left on your to-do list. Before you let your tasks take control of your day again, remember these helpful time-management techniques.<p>A. Block Time …

5 reasons George W. Bush is still one of the worst presidents ever

New poll data suggest a majority of Americans now hold a favorable opinion of W. Here’s what they’re forgetting<p>George W. Bush is trending on the Internet for a surprising reason. A CNN/ORC Poll that recently hit the Web yielded some good news for the embattled former president: For the first time …

The top 12 skills tech employers want today

So Bentley University and a startup called Burning Glass, which uses big data to examine workforce trends, set about answering what skills are most in demand. They examined nearly 25 million US job postings to find out.<p>From that, they came up with this list of top 12 skills that thousand of …

The 14 coolest gadgets for Generation Z from CES 2016

CES 2016 boasted more than its fair share of wearables, 3D printing, drones and home entertainment, but a category that seems to be infiltrating more …

Gear & Gadgets

Five of the best apps for listening to podcasts

Serial didn’t singlehandedly revive the podcast as a media format – the efforts of radio broadcasters and many independent producers have grown and sustained audiences in the years since podcasts were hyped as the next big thing in tech.<p>Yet, Serial has undoubtedly fuelled a surge in interest in …

Apps

Web apps: bringing the advantages of native apps to a web browser

<b>Native apps have always enjoyed a bit of head start in terms of user experience and functionality over mobile web, but that gap is rapidly narrowing</b> …

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

The most popular JavaScript library, jQuery, is now 10 years old

jQuery, the JavaScript library everyone loves to hate, has turned ten years old today. The library was first introduced in 2006 by John Resig, at BarCamp in New York City, as a side project he had worked on in college.<p>Since then, the library has exploded in success and is now used on more than …

The best infographics of 2015, and why we can’t stop looking at them

You’re not alone. We’re obsessed too. Over the last few years, a steady stream of illustrated charts, diagrams, maps, and process drawings have fed and fostered a raging appetite for infographics. Gareth Cook, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a former editor at <i>The Boston Globe</i>, has been sifting …

Infographics

10 Poor Productivity Habits Most People Don't Bother Correcting | Inc.com

A habit is hard thing to break.<p>And yet, when it comes to productivity, many of us think we should just keep focusing on the tasks at hand and work even harder. I've mentioned this before, but the secret to productivity is to work smarter. You have to change your habits, even the ones you have held …

Time Management

Inka Font Family from Type Foundry Carnoky Type

The Inka font family, a typeface by Samuel Čarnoký of foundry Carnoky Type.Samuel Čarnoký’s Inka font family is based on a modern serif typeface that …

4 Reasons Why Trying Too Hard Ruins Your Brand | Inc.com

You know what's really awkward? When customers make a mockery of your brand's desperate advertising tactics on social media. It's happened to companies from KFC to Bank of America, and it can happen to you.<p>Consumers can smell brand desperation a mile away, and they will promptly ignore, unlike, …

Customers

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

Infographics

We Now Know Why All Internet Memes Use the Same Font

Ever wonder why memes all use the same font? Well thanks to a recent story published by <i>Vox</i>, we now have the answer.<p>According to the article, the …

Typography

Apple’s the No. 1 IoT company, despite not making any devices

Google may have poured billions into buying smart thermostat maker Nest Labs, but according to a new piece of consumer research, Apple’s the company most people think of when it comes to Internet of Things devices.<p>Conducted by ThroughTek, a leading Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions provider, …

Cards in Web Design: The Ultimate Guide

Web design is very dynamic. You can always see the web design landscape re-constructed with the emergence of new technologies, techniques, trends, …

10 Things Successful Leaders Remember When Things Go Wrong | Inc.com

We tend to think of good leadership in conjunction with smooth sailing. If you're smart and resourceful, and you build and nurture a good team and generate good ideas, what can go wrong? A lot.<p>Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes …

What every entrepreneur should learn from the slow death of Google+

Tech giant Google (GOOG) quietly announced this week that users would no longer need a Google+ account to log into YouTube and eventually other …

How to Train your Brain to keep you healthy and happy

<b>Your brain is the only thing that can keep you healthy and happy…</b><p>When you are unhappy what do you do? Do you go out for a meal? Go to the cinema? The …

Mindfulness

500 Free Icons for ios8 & Android UI Design

New <b>free icons</b> for web, ecommerce, iOS8, iOS7 and Android UI design. Highest quality icon sets with <b>500 free icons</b> available in .Sketch, AI, SVG, EPS, …

Why Is jQuery Undefined?

As frustrating as it can be to learn something new, hit a roadblock and then have to repeat it a little bit further down the line, the silver lining …

How to show only active apps in your OS X Dock

In truth, I use the Dock for less and less each day.<p>I rely on Spotlight to open apps that I need. A quick press of the <b>command</b> key and the <b>spacebar</b>, …

Apps

Riverford recipes: Vegetables should be the stars of meals

Riverford Farm's Guy Watson believes that we should all be cooking with fresh produce, and shares some of his favourite veg-packed recipes<p>My four siblings and I grew up watching and helping my father farm and my mother cook and garden. Growing, preparing and sharing food was the arranging force of …

Siblings

Oil Agreement Central To Iraq's Unity In ISIS Fight May Be Crumbling

WASHINGTON -- A December 2014 oil agreement struck between Iraq's central government and the country's autonomous Kurdish region is in jeopardy and could soon need to be renegotiated -- only adding to Iraq's difficulties as the country attempts to push back well-armed militants tied to the …

Sites for Browsing Type Pairings | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On May 17, 2015<p>Last weekend we did a post on Sites with High Quality Photos and it ended up being a kinda perfect fun weekend thing. …