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Facebook data from 160k accounts found cat people to be sad and lonely

Facebook researchers examined the behavior of over 160,000 users to help put an end to the cat vs dog debate once and for all. Its findings were actually in line with long-held stereotypes that dog people tend to be friendly, outgoing and generally likable while cat people are more likely to be …

HomeMade Modern EP30 The Flip Desk

In a small apartment, a desk is used for many things. It's often more than just a workstation. It can double as a craft table, a dinner table for …

Harvard Offers Business Skills for Students from All Disciplines

Harvard Business School Helps Students from Any Discipline Develop Business Skills<p>Posted By Terri Williams on August 5, 2016 at 8:51 am<p>Regardless of …

The best plants to flavour gin | Alys Fowler

Lovely as expensive gin is, says Alys Fowler, you can buy a cheap bottle and flavour it with plants from your garden for half the price<p>It has got to this: I’m considering gin and tonic on a Monday morning. It’s Charles’s fault. Charles is a very nice man with whom I wandered around the gardens of …

Gardening

36 Savory Weekend Breakfasts for Those Who Prefer Salt to Sugar

There is a time for flaky pastries that hide melty chocolate and almond paste—but exactly <i>when</i> that time is is a matter of debate.<p>Some of us wake up fixated on sugar, with visions of pancakes buoyed on pools of syrup; others of us wake up craving salt and hot sauce and would rather save the sweet …

In the UK, millions of people are putting their coffee cups into recycling bins — but they are not being recycled

o began Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's latest instalment of his War on Waste. And he continued: "the cost of consuming so much stuff is waste… mountains of it".<p>Last year witnessed his campaign for supermarkets to reduce food waste, and this year he has turned his attention to lack of recycling of …

Sustainability

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

BBQ

Did 'No Man's Sky' Steal A Scientist's Superformula?

Forthcoming action-adventure game <i>No Man’s Sky</i> uses procedural generation — randomly creating objects on the fly — to build a virtual universe.<p><i>No Man’s Sky</i>‘s algorithms produce 18.4 quintillion planets covered in random terrain and alien life. It manages this impressive feat with a mere 600,000 …

This Week in Popular

From aerial views of seascapes to portraits taken during golden hour to a magical macro shot that blew our minds—the week ended off on a very strong …

Sleep Disorders

Designers reveal the most unusual ways of finding work

If you want to get ahead in design, you need to think outside the box when you're looking for work. Sure, you won't get anywhere without a solid …

The 3 Best USAA Mutual Funds

Better known for basic banking services and insurance, USAA also offers a full line of stock and bond mutual funds. Some, of course, are better than others. Here are the best USAA mutual funds available today.<p>1.<b>USAA S&P 500 Index Fund Reward Shares</b> 2.<b>USAA Growth and Tax Strategy Fund</b> 3.<b>USAA</b> …

GeForce GTX 1070: This is the graphics card you've been waiting for | Polygon

Solid price, better performance<p>It was clear the day Nvidia announced its new Pascal-powered GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card that there was a new champion for desktop gaming. The GTX 1080, according to Nvidia's tests and our own, provides a significant bump in graphics power compared to the GTX 980, …

IBM's Big Data University: Free Online Learning With Over 400,000 Students

It is widely forecasted that a shortage of skills in data science and analytics will mean a great deal of money is wasted through missed opportunities in coming years.<p>Traditional academic establishments have begun to move to fill the gap. However, most courses teaching the hot topic skillsets such …

Big Data

Innovative Logo Designs For Design Inspiration

A <b>Logo</b> is a graphical element that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set and arranged typeface) form a trademark or commercial brand. Typically, …

Graphic Design

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

French Billionaire Opens Free Coding University '42' In Silicon Valley

French technology entrepreneur and billionaire Xavier Niel (#129 in 2016 and #7 in France with a net worth of $8 billion) is investing $100 million of his own money to bring his Paris-based ’42′ coding school to Silicon Valley.<p>The name ’42′ is a nod to Douglas Adams’ science-fiction series <i>The</i> …

High School

This Polish Home Is A Lesson In Cool Masculine Design

Interior Design

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

4 Unknown Dividend Stocks Yielding 5% or Higher That Retirees Should Consider Buying

Image source: Pictures of Money via Flickr.<p>One of the most difficult financial decisions seniors will make in retirement is how to balance their investment portfolio so that it offers a healthy dose of income potential while minimizing risk to their principal. Dividend stocks with 10%-plus yields …

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2016

Paxata, Qubole, Gainsight, InsightSquared, Trifacta, Kyvos Insights, SiSense, ThoughtSpot, Google, and Looker are the ten most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends today.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor …

Big Data

Incredible and Inspiring Photographs of New York

Vincent Meron is a French amateur photographer, who captures with talent and poetry the most beautiful places according to his journeys : Dubai, …

3 Growth Dividend Stocks to Buy in May

Income investors have a lot of dividend-paying companies to choose from, but not just any dividend-paying stock is worth socking away in portfolios. Often, the best dividend-paying companies are those that have catalysts that are sparking revenue and profit growth that can fuel dividend increases …

Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

Breakfast

Can you spot the planets in this stunning photo of the Milky Way - taken from the Isle of Wight?

Spectacular star views may be difficult to find in some parts of the country but one photographer managed to catch the perfect shot of first light on the Isle of Wight.<p>Chad Powell, a 24-year-old snapper and graphic designer, has a passion for photographing the night sky off the coast of …

This Stock Has A 12.69% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp (NYSE: NRF) has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent <i>”DividendRank”</i> report. The report noted that among REITs, NRF shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong …

Investing

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

Get acquainted with the world's sexiest homes: 100 Contemporary Houses invites you to explore innovative architectural designs

"The house is intimately related to the idea of shelter,” says Swiss architect Mario Botta. “A cave carved out of the rock is like a mother’s womb. …

Architecture

Top 20 Underwater Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Sheryl Sandberg