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How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Audiophile

10 Actually Cool Uses For A USB Drive

The humble USB drive - supplanted by the download and the cloud sync, but still useful in all kinds of ways. If you've got an old drive lying around, …

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …

Fast Food

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

Outdoor Chicago: 5 Must-Try Activities for a Lunch Time Escape

Boardroom walls may be much of what you see during Chi-town business travels, but natural beauty lies just outside on Chicago’s North Shore. Put down …

Natural Beauty

Why Whistler Makes the Perfect 48-Hour Weekend Retreat

Reach new heights on Whistler’s gondola. (Photo: Mitch Winton / Coast Mountain Photography)<p>Year-round, Whistler is a stellar destination for outdoors …

Whistler, BC

Steven Yeun lays down the law in foul-mouthed Mayhem clip

One of the undoubted highlights of the recent Brooklyn Horror Film Festival was director Joe Lynch’s appropriately-titled horror-thriller <i>Mayhem</i> (out …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

Asphalt-lithium metal batteries fully charge in five minutes

As useful and ubiquitous as they are, lithium-ion batteries are nearing their limits, and it's unlikely we'll be able to squeeze much more juice out …

Jackie Chan’s Plan to Keep Kicking Forever | GQ

Jackie Chan is in his 60s now. His stunts aren’t as insane as they once were, but he’s back on American screens with a killer new revenge flick called The Foreigner (Jackie vs. evil James Bond!). So GQ sent Alex Pappademas to Beijing to interview the king in his castle—a vast martial-arts complex …

You want to make good cocktails at home. What you need to get started.

Rachel Duggins got interested in cocktails early, from watching old movies in which the glamorous witty women and debonair men always seemed to have a drink in hand. When she was little, her family visited the iconic Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul; Duggins was transfixed by the beautiful bar there. …

Levi's Woke jeans let you show the world how tuned in you are

On <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Levi's Woke jeans ask a simple question: If you're woke, why aren't your jeans?<p>This faux-ad, featuring Ryan Gosling, some …

'SNL' skit mocks 'Avatar' use of Papyrus typeface

If you're a graphic designer with a sense of humor, this "SNL" skit was probably exactly your type.<p>If you're a graphic designer, the digital short on "Saturday Night Live's" season premiere Saturday night was probably just your type.<p>In a fake movie trailer, host Ryan Gosling plays a man who just …

Typography

A Sneak Peek of Eataly World, Italy's $106 Million Food Theme Park

From truffle hunts to 1,000 iterations of the Negroni, here’s a sneak peek of what’s on offer at Italy’s impending foodie wonderland.<p>“Do you feel fico?” say the signs at the doorway to FICO Eataly World. The acronym stands for <i>Fabbrica Italiana Contadina</i>, or Italian Agricultural Factory. But “fico” …

Italy

This Cave Hotel in Turkey Is Seriously Stunning — and Rates Start at Only $45!

If Fred Flintstone went on a luxury vacation, the stunning Local Cave House would be it. Located in the heart of Göreme, Turkey, this unique hotel was actually carved into the slope of a hill. Its outdoor pool and panoramic views of the countryside are just one of its many highlights. Guests are …

Panoramic Photography

Here’s a Map with Up-to-Date Drone Laws For Every Country

Obeying local law when flying your drone is paramount, but those laws vary from country to country – with some not allowing drones in at all. To help …

Want to Run a Successful Business? Start by Investing in Personal Development | Inc.com

If you're in business long enough, you will realize that entrepreneurship and personal development go hand in hand. For some, they start the business first and then get into self-development. For others, like myself, self-development came first.<p>Regardless of how or when business and …

Self-improvement

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

How A Burning Man Camp Project Became A Multimillion-Dollar Business

Thousands of $1,500 Shiftpod shelters have been sold, and are being used in disaster relief areas globally. Now the company has its own cryptocurrency.<p>It began in the middle of the night: a nagging idea that Christian Weber couldn’t shake. That there had to be a better way. That he had the better …

Lose 20 Pounds in a Month With This Fat-Melting Carb Diet

Want to see the results of a low-carb diet without suffering from bread withdrawal? Studies show that ordinary lentils, chickpeas, and kidney beans …

Nutrition

Fly from the US and Canada to SE Asia in the $300s and $400s Round Trip

Fancy a trip to Southeast Asia without the hefty $1000 price tag? Catch this deal and you can fly for a third of the price.<p>Love the camera?<br>Know your …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

8 Recipes That Transform Grocery Staples Into Epic Meals

At the end of a long day, cooking dinner for your family can be a real chore for working moms. Thankfully, there are plenty of pre-made products that …

Cooking

16 Ways To Upgrade Your Favorite Costco Foods Into Legit Dinners

While you're eating samples for lunch, why not grab stuff to make dinner?

This Fast-Growing Chinese Clay Pot Chicken Restaurant Will Open Its First U.S. Location

A massively popular Chinese restaurant chain is headed to America, and they only serve one dish: clay pot chicken. Called <b>Yang’s Braised Chicken Rice</b>, it’s possibly the most simple kind of restaurant one could imagine, and the company’s first flagship store will arrive Tustin, California by …

Food & Dining

The journal of Marcus Aurelius is essential reading if you want a clear and focused mind

At 17, Marcus Aurelius was adopted. It made him heir to the throne of Rome.<p>Born into a wealthy family, Aurelius was primarily raised in the household of his grandfather. Both his parents passed away relatively early in his life.<p>From the start, his defining characteristic was his pursuit of …

Immune System

Algorithm spots abnormal heart rhythms with doctor-like accuracy

While not all arrhythmias are fatal or even dangerous, it's still a cause for concern. Some, after all, could cause heart failure and cardiac arrest, and a lot of people with abnormal heart rhythms don't even show symptoms. A team of researchers from Stanford University might have found a way to …