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How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

How to move Photos library to a separate drive

In addition to moving your multi-gigabyte iTunes library to an external drive, a significant amount of Mac storage space can be freed up by moving …

DSLR Cameras

How an Apple employee once stood up to Steve Jobs — and got promoted for it

Dubinsky fought back against the plan - giving an ultimatum that she would quit - and instead of getting fired, she got promoted.<p>That's according to an anecdote about former Apple employee and Palm CEO Dubinsky in the new book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World, published this …

Harvard Business School

MIT’s insane new app lets you ‘edit’ reality

The future promised by the Internet of Things still feels like it’s a long way away. But when (and if) it arrives, the Swiss army knife for fiddling …

Internet of Things

It’s Better to Avoid a Toxic Employee than Hire a Superstar

Superstar employees are the obsession of the corporate world. They’re highly sought after, given the most attention and the best opportunities, generously rewarded, and expressly reassured after setbacks. And while some question whether such special treatment is appropriate, it’s clear that this …

The Workplace

A Few Other Times Countries Banned Religious or Ethnic Groups

Civilization is pockmarked with examples of governments kicking religious people out of their countries, from Spain expelling Jews and Muslims during the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, to England forcibly removing the French-Catholic Acadians from Canada, to <b>Donald Trump’s</b> recent declaration that …

Church of England

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit of Happiness to Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

Happiness

How Wearable Tech Could Spark A New Privacy Revolution

Larry Alton Contributor<p>Larry Alton is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business and entrepreneurship.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Just how vulnerable is election technology?<br>• Could sensor technology determine the future of the NFL?<p>Fears over privacy are …

Privacy

Picasso's granddaughter is about to flood the market with thousands of his paintings, and art investors are freaking out

Earlier this year, we learned that Marina Picasso, the granddaughter of famed Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, planned to sell off her grandfather's art from her private collection.<p>Early rumors hinted that she would be parting with seven very famous paintings as well as the villa she inherited, La …

Fine Art

Why You Should Learn to Love the Transmission That Never Changes Gear

Corvette geeks may hate them, but continuously variable transmissions aren't going away.<p>CVTs are our least favorite type of transmission, mainly because their only nod to driver involvement is engine drone under heavy throttle. In spite of the lost love, CVTs are making inroads against manuals and …

8 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Old Ride

There’s nothing wrong with holding on to an old car, racking up miles on the odometer and forming a connection with it. After a few thousand miles, …

Electric Vehicles

Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

Luckily, if you’re reading this, you probably do have some sort of access to a medical professional. So grab a hand mirror, open wide, then read the info below to find out what your tongue is trying to tell you—and if you recognize any of these symptoms, check in with your M.D. or dentist for a …

12 Women Your Girlfriend Won't Approve You Following On Instagram - Part 5

There’s nothing more disappointing than your favourite TV show carrying on for 10 seasons too long, destroying any quality and credibility it once …

'Dear Muammar': Tony Blair's letter to Colonel Gaddafi reveals collusion between UK and Libyan regime

The former prime minister thanked Gaddafi for the 'excellent co-operation' between the two countries and apologised for failing to deport the tyrant's enemies<p><b>Tony Blair</b> wrote to the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi apologising profusely for being unable to deport the regime’s dissidents, it has …

United Kingdom

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

HTC One M9 to boast 20-megapixel camera, smartwatch coming too says report

The new HTC flagship and first wearable are reported to be on their way at MWC in a few weeks.<p>The HTC One M9 could be just weeks away, and is set to bring with it HTC's first smartwatch.<p>That's according to the latest rumours surrounding the follow-up to last year's HTC One M8. The new flagship is …

Mobile Technology

The Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing The Best Economically

The U.S. may have its first black president, but these have not been the best of times for African-Americans. Recent shootings of unarmed black teenagers and the murder of two New York City police officers have inflamed racial tensions. A Bloomberg poll in December found that 53% of respondents …

Home Ownership

Michel Foucault and Alain Badiou Discuss “Philosophy and Psychology” on French TV (1965)

<i>If subtitles don't play automatically, please click the "CC" button at the bottom of each video.</i><p>When Sigmund Freud died in 1939, the year Hitler …

"Sex Parties Make My Marriage Better"

This wife sleeps with other men — and her husband couldn't be happier about it.<p>It's a Friday night, and mid-orgasm, my eyes lock on my husband. He smiles, giving me that devilish look that still makes my stomach flip, even six years into our marriage. The only thing: He's not the man I'm having sex …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The Many Lives of William Klein – A Documentary about World’s most Influential Photographer

Incredible and the most rewarding documentary on photography you will see in a long long time. Yes, this is the documentary on the wonderful artist …

What I Would Tell My 18 Year Old Self

Life<p>by Holly Peacock | 05 12 2014<p>Mean Girls<p>What Would You Tell Your 18 Year Old Self<p><b>When you’re 18 everyone tells you the things they think you need</b> …

Writing

The Guys From 'MythBusters' Debunked One Of The Biggest Myths In Tech

Although not the typical guests you would expect at a tech conference, Savage and Hyneman said Evernote reached out to them because they're both "esoteric makers" for many different kinds of projects. They're working on a future collaboration project that will be revealed to the public in the near …

American Petroleum Institute