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Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To)

If software has eaten the world, then agile has eaten the software world. While initially designed to improve the responsiveness of software development teams, more recently agile has become the default team-based operational model for companies big and small, across industries and sectors, with …

You can now learn the basics of coding with Disney's Moana

Disney’s Moana is going to be the biggest children’s film of the year, and now the company is using it to get more young people to learn about code. The company just released Moana: Wayfinding With Code. This free tutorial gives young people a gamified introduction to the fundamentals of software …

Construct Adorable Cardboard Habitats for Your Cat With This Book

Felines are a finicky bunch. Their taste in food, toys, and beds can be infuriatingly nonsensical, and they're known to ignore elaborate (and …

This publisher will help you turn your iPhone photos into a fine art book

Publisher Pierre Le Govic turned his mission into the company name. Out of the Phone seeks to liberate the beautiful photographs being made today by smartphones.<p>His Paris publishing house has produced coffee table-worthy books of some of the best photographers documenting the world with their …

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

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How an Analytics Mindset Changes Marketing Culture

The most significant culture shift today for marketing teams is adopting an analytical marketing approach. Change has been forced on us, due to the steady creation of new digital channels that have affected customer expectations. The problem is that while marketers are <i>thinking</i> differently about …

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have 'Grit,' Backed by Research

What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life?<p>A big …

The Complete Starter Guide to Tumblr Marketing

Are you unsure about how to use Tumblr? Would you like some tips to help you get started with Tumblr marketing?<p>Many people don’t know that there are …

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Lego’s new toy robot teaches kids coding and engineering

Lego Mindstorms robots have done wonders getting kids interested in science and programming. Now Lego Education is launching a new robot learning system, dubbed WeDo 2.0, to help teach kids about engineering, technology, and coding.<p>The Lego Education WeDo 2.0 system is a combination of hardware and …

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10 Tech Trends to Expect in 2016 | Inc.com

There's no shortage of predictions regarding where technology is headed in this bright and shiny New Year. Not all fortune tellers have the same perspective, however. Take the design and innovation consultancy Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive), for example. It tapped more than 750 of its …

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7 Simple Tricks For Getting Your Kids To Stop Whining

Whining kids might drive you crazy. Check out these practical ways to get your kids stop whining while keeping your patience intact.

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Google brings fun new activities to its Santa Tracker

As it does every year, Google has updated its Santa Tracker portal and companion app with fun new activities.<p>Santa’s village has been overhauled with cheerful new illustrations, games and content. You can color ornaments and learn about various charities while coloring in ornaments, or dress up …

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Wrapped up in Science: Top 50 Science Toys for Mighty Girls

<i>A Mighty Girl's top picks of science, math, and programming toys for curious Mighty Girls from toddlers to teens.</i>Kids are full of curiosity about how …

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22 Festive Holiday Crafts to Make With Your Kids

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to let the laundry pile up and spend the day crafting instead. Grab your favorite little helper and wander the aisles of the craft store together gathering supplies, or raid your stash at home. You won’t need much besides a little time and creativity (okay, …

10 best running apps for Android

Exercise is vastly important. Running is one of the easiest exercises. It requires little to not equipment and there are sidewalks everywhere. People are running to shed those pounds, stay in shape, and hopefully live a slightly longer, happier life. Your mobile device is perfect for keeping track …

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AI Advances Make It Possible to Search, Shop with Images - MIT Technology Review

The Web has changed a lot in the past 20 years, but text search boxes are a constant. Typing text into pixelated oblongs remains a staple of how we …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

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Machine learning is next big thing in programming

Aspiring programmers looking to work on the latest in software technology may want to explore the field of machine learning.<p>According to Google …

Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It

On the evening of April 14, 1912, the <i>RMS Titanic</i> collided with an iceberg in the north Atlantic and sunk two hours and 40 minutes later. Of its 2,200 passengers and crew, only 705 survived, plucked out of 16 lifeboats by the <i>Carpathia.</i> Imagine how many more might have lived if crew members had …

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

How to hide files, photos and apps on Android

How easy would it be for someone to assume your identity if they had control of your smartphone? Depending on how elaborate your internal defenses are, they would be able to text people as you, post to your Facebook account, maybe even access your bank accounts or make purchases in your …

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What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge, dissipate or expand. Here are some of my predictions of what the world will look like in 2020.<p>Revised Notions Of Ownership<p>Think of the things you …

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Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

18 AI researchers reveal the most impressive thing they've ever seen

This year especially, artificial intelligence (AI) has had a renaissance — Tesla pushed their self-driving autopilot out to all eligible cars, and Google and Facebook have both announced large investments in AI research.<p>The latest human jobs to be taken by robots include video game playing and …

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“Circle With Disney” Is A New Device That Helps Families Manage Online Usage And Apps

Parents looking to manage their children’s internet usage and screen time have a new option with today’s launch of Circle with Disney, a hardware device that works in conjunction with an iOS application that allows moms and dads to filter web content, set “bedtimes,” block ads, view insights and …

What Are Little Coders Made of?

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p><i>This guest article is from Gregg Pollack, founder and CEO of Code School.</i><p>Every parent dreams of their children turning into …

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

Getting tired of the same old board games? Why not make your own? Several clever DIY games can be made with stuff you have in junk drawers or …

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3 Very Useful Time Management Hacks

In a day and age where technology is at our finger tips, the negative side effect is continuous interruption. If you work as a web design, web …