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This Book Explains CEO Satya Nadella's Thinking -- And Microsoft's New Culture

<b>UNDER NEW</b> <b>LEADERSHIP</b> (as of February 2014) Microsoft is on a roll. Its stock has crushed that of other tech giants and the market. Microsoft’s late-start catch-up to Amazon in cloud services is remarkable.<p>Curious to know how CEO Satya Nadella has steered Microsoft from its recent near total reliance …

Satya Nadella

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

Mayo Clinic

The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

Meet The Man Who Lives Normally With Damage to 90% of His Brain

The father of two lives a normal life.<p>A French man who lives a relatively normal, healthy life - despite damaging 90 percent of his brain - is …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

The Science Of Why Are Some People Attracted To Children

Having worked with police forces in Australia and the United Kingdom identifying those who sexually prey on children, people are always asking me how …

How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

3 Things Every Startup CEO Should Remember To Stay Humble | Inc.com

It's interesting that in a startup, you can go from a recent college graduate to a CEO overnight. Forget climbing the ladder, instead go straight to the top. Sounds like a pretty good deal doesn't it?<p>While this may seem great at first, leading a company for the first time quickly becomes harder and …

'Get him': How four men foiled a bloody French train attack

<b>UPDATED August 22, 2015 4 p.m. PT</b><p>First they heard gunshots, then the passengers, who a few moments later would become heroes, saw a man wielding a …

Extremism

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

The Baume & Mercier Design Method

Instagram bans photographer's stunning images of breastfeeding and motherhood... during World Breastfeeding Week

Shocked Melissa Jean Wilbraham said it's like "being punished for celebrating the miracle of life"<p>A popular photographer who uses Instagram to share …

The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman

<b>From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research</b> …

Nasa’s new Deep Space Climate Observatory, hanging in gravitational balance between Earth and sun, sends high-quality snapshot that is first of its kind<p>A Nasa camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (Dscovr) satellite – hanging in gravitational balance between the Earth and the sun – has …

Space

travel phrases app

Easy to use offline, for free Excuse Me -Travel phrases app-<p>Select language<p>Translate into Japanese<br>"Excuse Me Japanese"<p>Translate into English<br>"Excuse …

Privacy

A town in Italy is giving away free homes — under one condition

The Sicilian town of Gangi, tucked away in the central part of the country, needs newcomers to replace its vanishing populace.<p>So the local government has decided to offer up vacant homes to businesses that want to spruce up the area with hotels and individuals looking for a European fixer-upper.<p>In …

'Inside Out' is Pixar's most stunning animated film since 'Finding Nemo'

The movie follows 11-year-old Riley, spirited and goofy, as her dad's new job in San Francisco uproots the family from the Midwest. Helping to navigate Riley through this change are her emotions: Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), and Sadness (Phyllis …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Forget Hillary's Emails; Check Your Own Inbox for Security Risks

How many times have you sent or received an email message containing unprotected login credentials? The new Dashlane Inbox Scan service will help you …