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21 Reasons To Quit Your Job And Become A Teacher

In a recent article about happiness at work, Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter suggests that the happiest among us are those who are solving the toughest problems and "making a difference" in people's lives. If contributing to the betterment of the world is indeed among the keys to happiness, …

Three Questions for Microsoft’s New Head of Research, Peter Lee - MIT Technology Review

Microsoft new head of research, Peter Lee, is tasked with helping the company invent the future. His bosses hope that it will be one in which the …

Snack Time: High Protein Snacks for Kids (and Adults)

The issue of snacking can bring on the same level of debate as sleep training. Fierce critics, along with solid arguments, reside at both ends of the spectrum. Should I take the French approach and limit snacks to one a day at a closely prescribed time? Or plan for a few small meals to fend off …

Which Distro Is Best for Beginners?

Oct 16, 2013, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])<p>"We often introduce new people to Linux, and there's always that niggling question, what distro to start someone …

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GA Dash: Newcomer teaches Newcomers HTML5 for Free

Online-learning resources are great ways to gain knowledge at your own pace and in topics you are truly interested in, unlike typical school …

Scraping the bottom of the biscuit barrel

As a wonderful demonstration how media outlets will report the ridiculous as long as ‘neuroscience’ is mentioned, I present the ‘Oreos May Be As …

Relief around world as US avoids debt default

BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund appealed Thursday to Washington for more stable management of the nation’s finances as Asian stock …

Twitter Is Having A Technical Issue With URLs In Direct Messages

Some Twitter users have experienced difficulties in sending links via direct messages today, and a Twitter spokesperson has told TNW that “there’s a technical issue with URLs in direct messages.”<p>It’s not clear when the issue will be resolved, though we presume Twitter is working on it now.<p>Many …

Sending links inside Twitter direct messages doesn't work if you're unverified (update: a 'technical issue with URLs')

Some Twitter users can no longer send links through the social network's direct message service. According to our early tests, unverified users are the ones seeing the issue, with unverified-to-verified and unverified-to-unverified DMs both affected. Meanwhile, those that are more fair than the …

Ready To Cut The Cable TV Cord? Here's How To Do It

In the face of rising prices, poor customer service and ever more frequent blackouts over fee disputes, many consumers yearn for a way out of the grip of their cable TV subscription. Though companies such as Google, Intel, Sony and Apple are all working on Internet-delivery TV platforms, none have …

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Just How Expensive is Norway?

Planning a move or visit to Norway? We lived there. Check out our Norway stories and resources.<p>Back in October I wrote a post about how much I loved …

Fear the Cuckoo—It’s Scarier Than You Think

If you’re a bird and you’re trying to be taken seriously, it can’t be easy to be a cuckoo. In an animal grouping that includes the golden eagle, the …

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Want to Work for a Startup? Start Something First

So, you want to ditch the corporate life and go work for a startup. Cool, but do you really understand what that would mean?<p>Steve Blank, one of the …

66% of Internet Users in 1996 Were in the U.S.

In 1996, a full 66% of Internet users lived in the U.S. Seventeen years later, the country is only home to 13% of Internet users.<p>The largest chunk of …

Coldest Air of the Season on the Way for East

After a very warm first half of October in the eastern half of the nation, increasingly chilly blasts of air for the second half of the month will be …

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The Surprising Downsides Of Having Your Startup Succeed

<i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, ceo/co-founder @ EchoSign, acquired by Adobe, on Quora,</i><p>The great start-ups, until they are about 50-80 employees or so, are sort of a family. The management team often is, especially so if they have worked together since the very early days.<p>Then, things take off at the …

Hajj GIFs Take You Inside Mecca

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are flocking to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, which takes place this year from October 13th to 18th.<p>Dressed in white clothing and in a state of ritual purity, they have come from all over the world to participate in one of …