Edwin Roberto Rodríguez Rojas

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History’s Most Misleading Maps

Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully …

Big History

The clueless parent's guide to understanding Snapchat

Confused about Snapchat? You’re not the only parent. Snapchat is perhaps the most misunderstood of all social media apps. Is it a social network? A photo platform? A means for frustrated millennial expression? The short answer is yes, to all of those things. The longer answer, well…<p><b>What is Snapchat</b> …

Nueva York en 70 claves

Todo lo que debes saber de la gran metrópoli estadounidense antes de lanzarte a descubrirla<p><b>1. Nueva York es la ciudad más cosmopolita del mundo,</b> …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

Backpacking

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

The secrets of people who never get sick

Some lucky folk claim to never get a cold or take days off work. Can we become more like them?<p>Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving …

Immune System

200,000 Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online

There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman …

Videography

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

What makes things cool?<p>Several decades before he became the father of industrial design, Raymond Loewy boarded the SS <i>France</i> in 1919 to sail across the Atlantic from his devastated continent to the United States. The influenza pandemic had taken his mother and father, and his service in the French …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

Organize Your Kitchen in One Day

It happens to everyone; you move into your house with every intention on keeping things decluttered and perfectly organized. You plan to keep everything in its designated spot so it looks clean and orderly at all times. The years go by and you've adapted to your method of madness - the large square …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Literature

A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself?<p>I knew the answer was a bit beyond my pay grade, so I called an expert …<p>Robert Cialdini is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion …

Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing

Travel<p>From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky through our ancestors at these amazing archaeological sites.<p>The night sky is a time machine and so is archaeology. Since I was a teenager in Iran, a land filled with ancient sites, my passion for the night sky has blended …

National Parks

The eco guide to house plants

Plants help to purify the air and process out pollutants<p>Breathing is given remarkably little air time. But a comprehensive report on outdoor air quality worldwide emerged from the World Health Organisation recently, linking 3 million deaths a year to air pollution.<p>It’s enough to keep you indoors. …

World Health Organization

We Were Wrong About Limiting Children's Screen Time

How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns …

Pediatrics

26 DIY Tips to Improve Your House

DIY home improvement has been just fantastic as anyone with any skill set can go with it. Not all, but there are at least a few projects that can …

'Building Star Trek' Doc Celebrates TV Series' Tech Legacy

From phasers to communicators, the science of "Star Trek" seemed so incredibly futuristic when the first show aired 50 years ago, on Sept. 8, 1966. …

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Dukes of Hazzard's "General Lee"

You've got a thing or two to learn about them Duke boys.<p>It may be the most iconic car in TV history, but you almost definitely don't know everything about the General Lee.

6 awesome tips to use your camera phone for more than selfies

Whether you’re taking pictures with a DSLR or a smartphone, there are some basic rules you can follow to ensure you are taking awesome photos.<p>With today’s modern smartphone, you have a camera that is capable of taking incredibly sharp pictures, but you need to understand how to find the right …

Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.<p>Despite the challenge of growing up in tough areas with few resources, thousands of inner city kids manage to excel academically. But even some students who seem to thrive early on run a …

Technology Changes, Good Management Doesn’t

I’ve always loved the contrast between Moore’s Law – Gordon Moore’s pronouncement that silicon chips’ power would double every 18 months – and Peter Drucker’s much more sober statement about the art of managing people: <i>“We are not going to breed a new race of supermen. We will have to run our</i> …

Management

Samsung Galaxy S7 review

Last year, we applauded Samsung's apparent willingness to listen to its critics and change the way it makes smartphones. The result was the wonderful …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

How to Use Snapchat

Don’t leave Snapchat to the millennials! Learn to love the world’s most confusing social network with this guide<p>Snapchat makes me feel old.<p>How old? Well, when a 20-something tried to explain to me how to add a friend in the app, he began talking loudly and slowly. “YOU…PRESS…HERE…OK?”<p>I’m 31 and a …

Social Media

25 fotos para enamorarse de Leia

57 Inspirational Quotes From 'Star Wars' and George Lucas

This wisdom from a long time ago and a galaxy far, far, away will inspire you to be thoughtful, brave, and successful.<p>When I was 12 years old, I stood in line for three hours to see a new space adventure. I was so entranced I went back six times over the next several days to see it again. For the …

George Lucas

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic scale<p>Atomic<p>Molecular<p>Mitochondrial<p>Cellular<p>Microscopic<p>Minuscule<p>Tiny<p>Lilliputian<p>Small<p>Medium<p>Bulky<p>Large<p>Immense<p>Massive<p>Giant<p>Mammoth<p>Colossal<p>Leviathan<p>Vast<p>Galactic<p>Cosmic<p>Universal<p>Well, it depends on who’s asking. To a …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

How to Back Up a Trailer | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Colin Braun.</i><p>So, you borrowed your father-in-law’s boat for your weekend at the cabin, or you bought a RV to …