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Top 12 OS X 10.11 El Capitan Tips and Tricks

OS X El Capitan is a solid update that improves upon the changes Apple introduced with OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If your Mac is running Yosemite, the …

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Whether you're a complete beginner or have tinkered around a bit with some code, <b>The Complete Web Developer Course with Rails</b> can turn you into a …

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Where Does Michael Jackson’s ‘HIStory’ Rank Among The Best Double Albums Ever? It Doesn’t

Tuesday is the 20th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s <i>HIStory</i>. In addition to having megahits like the Janet Jackson-featuring “Scream” and “You Are Not Alone,” <i>HIStory</i> will probably be forever known as the highest-selling double album of all time. It’s another testament to Jackson’s commercial …

HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike

A clever 16-year-old named Thomas combined his two passions, cycling and electronics, into one very useful DIY gadget. Using a tired CPU fan, an old …

Arduino

Google Adds Traffic Alerts To Maps

Just in time for the hustle-and-bustle of Memorial Day Weekend, Google has added traffic alerts to Google Maps.<p>Google has shown traffic <i>conditions</i> for a while now, but this update actually brings with it explanations as to why various routes will be faster, alerts for a blockage or traffic jam up …

Google Maps

Top Products of the Week via The Gadget Flow #56

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Top Products of the Week via The Gadget Flow #56 and it was Written By Mike …

Gear & Gadgets

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How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

The most important thing Warren Buffett looks for in job candidates

But more importantly, he said at a talk at the Ivey Business School in late February, he judges that person's character.<p>"I know an individual who is definitely going to outperform the S&P, but he's the last guy on earth I'd want my daughter to marry," he joked, saying that while that man may be a …

CEOs

12 online services that make it really easy to dress like a modern gentleman

Luckily, the ecommerce boom has reached men's clothing with a wide number of services catered to how men like to shop — not very often.<p>From subscription services like Trunk Club to a traditional internet retailer that simplifies the online shopping experience, these services can help you step up …

Clothing

Bill Ackman explains everything you need to know about the basics of finance and investing

As the CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, the hedge fund he founded, he oversees $19 billion in assets.<p>But before he became one of the elite, he learned the basics of investing in his early 20s.<p>He gave a Big Think presentation in late 2012 aimed at young professionals just starting out, as …

Investing

Barack Obama's go-to career advice is perfect for anybody who has felt stuck

When asked a penetrating question — "When is the time you felt most broken?" — the commander-in-chief gave a telling answer.<p>"I first ran for Congress in 1999, and I got beat," he said, "I just got whooped."<p>It was a dark time for Obama, who was then in the Illinois legislature. Though he was working …

Barack Obama

Red Hat CEO: Today's IT department is in a fight for its life

The word smooshes up the IT terms "development" (meaning writing software) and "operations" (meaning maintaining software and all the tech needed to run it).<p>"Devops is all about how do things faster," Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells Business Insider. It's the IT department's version of Facebook's …

Red Hat

Astrophysicists Find That Cities Grow Just Like Galaxies

We've all looked out at the night sky and wondered at how much the stars look like strings of cities. But there's more than a passing …

Build Your Own Bamboo Bike

BYOB takes on a whole new meaning<p>The idea of putting torch to metal and building your own bike frame is irresistible for some cyclists.<p>But frame-building isn’t a skill you pick up in an afternoon seminar (one of the top places to learn, United Bicycle Institute’s Bike School, offers a two-week …

Carbon Fiber

These Photos Of A 2-Year-Old And Her Drug-Addict Parents Started A Huge Controversy

Then a 21-year-old college student, Popova asked the woman, Lilya, if she could take her photograph. That photo spurred a months-long photo project on the lives of the little girl, Anfisa, and her parents, Lilya and a man named Pasha.<p>With the family's permission, Popova stayed with them for several …

Creativity

New York City Used To Be A Terrifying Place

The New York City of the 1970s, however, looked very different from the safe and gentrified metropolis we know today. The Bowery, now lined with luxury apartments, housed much of the city's illicit activities, while drug dealers and prostitutes worked openly from Park Slope to Times …

Crime

Nine of the Easiest DIY Repairs You Don't Need a Professional For

There are some household repairs that are so simple, even the pros feel bad about charging for them (really!). Many of these plumbing, heating, …

Home Improvement

What It's Like To Use A Computer In North Korea

Little was publically known about Red Star 3.<p>North Korea used to use Windows, but it has since created Red Star 3, which is designed to look a lot like Apple's Mac OS X operating system.<p>From stunning and picturesque wallpapers to removing South Korea from the available time zones, here's what it's …

North Korea

Best producers 2014: DJ Mustard, Max Martin, Mike Will Made It, Pharrell, and more (AUDIO).

It’s no secret that in 2014, popular music is often as driven by the producers as it is by the songwriters and performers. This is not a bad thing: …

9th Wonder Criticizes Hip Hop Fans While Addressing Iggy Azalea

Producer 9th Wonder serves as one of a number of artists to share their thoughts on the controversy surrounding Aussie musician, Iggy Azalea. While …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Mechanics

Ikea Is Reissuing Amazing Old Designs From the 1950s and 60s

Ikea is over 70 years old, which means the company has survived through dozens upon dozens of design trends, from stuffy conservatism in the late …

13 Apps You Should Use Every Day

Apps

Deutsche Bank Is In Trouble

HAMLET, Shakespeare's Danish prince, may blame "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune" for his plight, but those watching often conclude that indecisiveness lies at the root of his troubles.<p>Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest financial firm, faces lots of slings and arrows: a never-ending …

Markets

Oil Painting with typography by Yuta Kawaguchi