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Hilarious Internet reactions to Apple Pencil

Somewhere in between the introduction of the iPhone 6S and the revamped Apple TV, the $99 Apple Pencil was introduced on Wednesday.<p>People may have been snoozing through the new product rollout, but quickly folks on the Internet perked up. Is this "pencil" actually a stylus? A stylus, as in the …

Apple

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of …

A Gentle Guide to Machine Learning

Machine Learning is a subfield within Artificial Intelligence that builds algorithms that allow computers to learn to perform tasks from data instead …

Machine Learning

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A French carrier has leaked that preorders for the iPhone 6S are due to start on September 11.</b> There are also rumors that the phone will be released on September 18.<p><b>2. Amazon's Fire TV is now more popular than Apple TV.</b> Roku, however, is still more popular than both of those streaming devices.<p><b>3.</b> …

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

New leaders need a little extra care

Bill Gentry is a first-time manager. He also is a researcher who has studied the difficulties people new to management face, and through his work at the Center for Creative Leadership, has trained new managers. "The biggest thing is that what made you a successful individual contributor won't work …

Microsoft Launched This Product 20 Years Ago and Changed the World

There were round-the-block lines and Jennifer Aniston made an hour-long instructional video for it. Twenty years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 95, …

Satya Nadella

New Theory on Why Men Love Breasts

Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women's chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily …

Psychiatrist says: F–k happiness and f–k self-esteem

Say you’ve been to therapy, or bought a self-help book, or thought about doing either of those things. You may be wondering, “Why can’t I be happy?” …

Which of These is the Best Wearable of the Last Year?

Our good friends over at T3 are almost ready for their annual glitzy glamorous awards show, with the 2015 T3 Awards taking place on 17th September in …

Team happiness, delivered

What can Perkbox do for you?<p>22 Tudor street, London EC4Y 0AY - Copyright © 2016 Perkbox is a trading name of Huddlebuy Ltd. All Rights Reserved. VAT …

Employee Engagement

9 Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk - The Open Mind

by Robert Piper,<p>When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryOnce a Celebrated Shelter, Now a “Baby Jail” Henry Grabar How the Latino-run Southwest Key became villainized for taking in migrant …

Scott Pruitt

Here's Why The Eight-Hour Workday Is An Outdated Concept

How productive do you believe you are in your eight-hour workday? There may be a few ways to define the answer:<p><b>Semi-productive:</b> you’re halfway there …

Best Tips for Running for Weight Loss

But the key to losing weight when you run isn’t to run longer or harder. It’s to run smarter. So says Eric Orton—the rule-breaking running coach who …

Robots are coming for your job: We must fix income inequality, volatile job markets now — or face sustained turmoil

<b>(Lucasfilm)</b><p>New technologies could launch a new era of affluence — or destroy jobs. We plan now, or risk a brutal transition<p>Jerry Kaplan<p>August 23, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”<p>Global warming in and of itself …

Natural Gas

How to Go to Bed Tonight Happier (and Feeling Richer)

Techniques that made Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Charles Schwab feel better are guaranteed to work for you too.<p>Seeing Steve Jobs's life slip away was breathtaking, but the lessons offered can be life changing. It struck me as strange that I’d never seen him happier more often than in his last …

Happiness

Debt, Equity and Startup Money

(<i>This post is part of my Small Business Startup & Survival Guide. You can catch up on the whole series here.</i>)<p>In the U.S., it’s possible to start a business on a shoestring. This isn’t the case everywhere: some countries require that you have a minimum level of capital in order to open your doors. …

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>By<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>Elizabeth Bernstein<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@EBernsteinWSJ<p>elizabeth.bernstein.50<p>Google+<p>Elizabeth.Bernstein@wsj.com<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A …

Personality

Life-Saving Wearable Tech

Wearable technology remains one of the fastest growing and most polarizing categories on the market. The introduction of the Apple Watch, along with the popularity behind Fitbit’s activity trackers, has surely helped raise consumer awareness to what was once considered the next smart tech fad. And …

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media: two words, which have become loaded with meaning, misunderstanding and momentum over the past ten years. As a new business, …

Social Media

How To Go From Unmotivated To Unstoppable In 3 Powerful Steps

You’ve just read the latest Forbes Billionaires List and you’re super inspired by the rags-to-riches stories. You’re motivated to give things a good …

Motivation

8 Things Super-Achievers Do Routinely To Be Insanely Productive

The super-achievers amaze the normal people in every way possible. They have the same 24 hours per day that an average Joe has, but they manage to …

'Mental anguish' of teenage girls revealed in survey

Young girls said mental health, cyber-bullying and jobs were the biggest worries in their lives<p>Today's teenage girls more likely to worry about cyber-bullying and looking good but ignorant parents still believe teenage pregnancy and smoking are their number one concerns, a survey has …