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Top tips for better writing

There are many different types of writing: essays, reports, letters, speeches, work emails. Whatever your reason for putting words on the page, and …

The Simple Shift That Will Make You Appreciate Every Day

Gratitude. It's a practice that is the foundation of a happy life. Science has shown that it improves self-esteem, makes you more empathetic, helps …

AT&T launches IoT starter kits for AWS and Raspberry Pi

AT&T announced two new Internet of Things (IoT) starter kits at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, one for Amazon Web Services (AWS) developers, the other for developers that use Raspberry Pi.<p>It comes six months after the launch of the wireless giant’s first starter kit. The two …

Raspberry Pi

Samsung’s amazing Gear 3 smartwatch now has an official iOS app (update)

Watch nerds rejoice<p>It’s been a long-time coming, and long rumored, but it’s finally here: Today Samsung pushed live its iOS app for the company’s high-end Gear S2 and S3 smartwatches.<p>The Samsung Gear S app delivers support, tracking for the watch as well as the ability to download and install watch …

This Porsche magazine ad turns your tablet into a holographic 911

Porsche would like you to buy a new 911. In order to convince you of that, it has created "the world's first interactive hologram print ad."<p>Now, it's not exactly a "hologram print ad." It's a print ad, included in 50,000 copies of <i>Fast Company</i>'s April issue, that includes a prism that you can …

Direct Marketing

Big Internet companies like Google and Facebook just sold you out.

• Expand draconian copyright enforcement, undermining our privacy and the public domain without ensuring protections for free speech;<br>• Criminalize common …

Drone Startup Airware Raises $30 Million, Adds Cisco's John Chambers To Board

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration projected in a report that 7 million drones will be sold annually in the U.S. within four years. Some 4.3 million, the FAA forecasted, will be bought and flown by consumer hobbyists, while 2.7 million flying robots will be purchase for commercial …

Drones

These Android apps, developed in the Microsoft Garage, help entrepreneurs achieve more

<i>This article is sponsored by</i> <i>Microsoft</i><i>.</i><p><b>Running business sprightly</b><p>Zainab runs a boutique in Hyderabad with a 22-member team. While most purchases …

Apps

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Meditation

'Miraculous' results from new MS treatment

A pioneering new stem cell treatment is reversing and then halting the potentially crippling effects of multiple sclerosis.<p>Patients embarking on a ground-breaking trial of the new treatment have found they can walk again and that the disease even appears to be stopped in its tracks.<p>“I started …

5 Hand-Protecting Beauty Products for Winter

Faithfully applying your favorite eye cream at night is great, but in order to completely maximize your skincare routine you should also pay close …

Skin Care

Meet the Skin-Care Tool That Scrapes Gunk Out of Your Pores

The new gadget you can use for at-home extractions, the scary reason behind your hard-to-treat breakout, and the difference between every shade of blonde, ahead in today's Alluring Links.<p>This skin-care gadget lets you extract gunk from your own pores, which seems like the most satisfying thing …

14 Home Decor Splurges That Are Way Cheaper to DIY vs Buy

Whether you just moved into your first apartment or you’re finally committing to that full apartment makeover, it’s easy to go big and treat yo’ self to a bunch of new furniture. Resist this urge. There is nothing more discouraging than having a half-finished kitchen because you just couldn’t say …

Home Decorating

How to Make a DIY Running Belt for Stashing Your Phone

Grab your jersey fabric and cut out a 12 x 12-inch square. When choosing your fabric, go with a heavier weight.<p>Fold opposite ends of the fabric to meet at the center and then fold them back an inch to create a clean hem. Don’t worry about it being directly in the center — since it’s a loop, you can …

Sewing

Re-Create Ashley Benson’s Dramatic Smoky Eye With Just Three Makeup Products

A dream in tangerine!<p>To celebrate the season 6B premiere on Tuesday, January 12, the <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> stars did rounds and rounds of press — and …

Why You Should Be Eating Millet

Here are four reasons to make millet a regular on your plate.<p>You’ve probably heard of millet; it’s a staple food in Africa and Asia, and is best …

Sub-Saharan Africa

5 Healthy Grain Dishes That Are (Almost) Better Than Pasta

Here are 5 of our favorite hearty and craveable whole grain dishes that can almost stand in for that bowl of mac and cheese.<p>We’re a few weeks into …

Healthy Eating

20 Foods To Help You Shed Stubborn Pounds

Ready to knock off that final five, or start losing that first ten? Follow this simple program.<p>Many cyclists would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve health, and ride farther and faster.<p>However, losing weight can be …

Nutrition

We Asked A Nutritionist How To Pack A Healthy Lunch

Expert approved cheap, delicious lunch goals.

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

Small Business

My first-grader tries out the GizmoGadget

Asher is sitting in our living room, slowly opening a slick white box.<p>“Whoa!” he exclaims as he reveals the watch. “Is this the new Gizmo?”<p>My 6-year-old is no stranger to wearables. You may even know him from his test-run with LG’s previous smart band, the GizmoPal™ by LG. We’re at it again to try …

18 Educational Halloween Kids Crafts

Halloween is a time for jack-o’-lanterns, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, costumes, and more. There are so many great activities for you and your …

The Lost Art of Writing Thank You Notes

After all of the holiday hoopla, January can feel a little dull. In my part of the country, outside of Philadelphia, PA, the days stretch out grayly, …

Elizabeth Street, Author at Learning Liftoff

Preparing Your Child for Leadership: 5 Parenting Habits to Avoid

As parents, we lead by example. But it is all too easy to lead kids astray with our own inadvertent flaws. What kinds of behaviors should you avoid …

Get It Done: 5 Secrets to Success Tips

We asked teachers, parents, educational influencers, and experts what their secret to success is and how they ensure to GID (Get It Done). Here’s …

How Parental Involvement Benefits the Entire Educational Process

Jane Dee Hull, the first female governor of Arizona, once said, “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the …

Best Fairy Tale Movies: Mirror Mirror

<i>From recent theatrical releases such as Into the Woods to required reading lists for students, fairy tales are prominent contributors to popular</i> …

Social Opportunities for Online Students through Kids' Clubs

When looking into online learning for their children, some parents are concerned that their kids will lack opportunities for socialization. They …

5 YouTube Educational Channels for Learning Science

As the second-largest search engine on the Internet (after Google), YouTube offers a multitude of learning resources. The video site contains …