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Electric cars already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel – study

Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, new research shows.<p>The lower cost is a key factor driving the rapid rise in electric car sales now underway, say the researchers. At the moment the cost is partly because of government support, but …

Electric Vehicles

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

Why I Capture the Castle has gained a secret cult of book lovers

“Every time I meet someone who also loves <i>I Capture the Castle</i>,” writes Jenny Han in her foreword to the new edition of Dodie Smith’s 1948 classic, “I know we must be kindred spirits.”<p><i>I Capture the Castle</i> is that kind of book. It’s not quite famous, even among Smith’s works (her most famous title …

Peer Behind the Curtain of How Board Games Are Made

What happens when the makers of our favourite games put up videos on how to make them? The answer is simple: we watch in awe. We’ve dug up a couple …

Geek

Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

Entertainment

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

Data Visualization

10 Fabulous Campus Novels To Cozy Up With This Fall

'Tis the season for leggings, lattes and Lucky Jim.<p>Happy fall! You can grumble about rosé bottles slowly vanishing from bodega shelves, or, you can embrace the cooling weather with a hot coffee and a good book.<p>If your to-read pile isn’t already toppling over, we recommend adding a few campus novels …

Books

5 Key Words to Trigger Emotional Responses on Social Media

Do you have a social media strategy?Of course you do. Everyone does—or so they say.But what everyone doesn’t know is that you can’t simply write …

Marketing

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (summary, review).<br>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the most influential …

Book Review: inGenius by Dr. Tina Seelig

Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do By Amy Morin

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …

Mindfulness

The Ugly But Honest Truth About Motivation

Motivation alone will not help you accomplish your goals. There, the elephant in the room has been called out. We are fascinated by motivation, its origin, how to obtain it, keep it, fuel it and more. We have motivational speakers, self-help books and gurus all available and ready to help us be and …

deadmau5 and Avicii Make Amends, No Word on Collab Yet

And just like that, one of dance music’s ugliest and highest profile Twitter feuds has ended. We reported a few days ago that the two heavyweights …

Avicii

Tesla Motors Inc Ready To Fight Automakers On Fuel Standards

Tesla is preparing to wage a battle traditional automakers on one more front apart from already fighting with them for its direct sales model. At a …

Daily Practices to Overcome a Creative Block

Creativity in web design, graphic design, illustration, and any other creative profession is an integral part of daily life. And if you, as a …

Creativity

Tesla's updated Model S autopilot mode will make long road trips even better

1/3<p>Tesla Model s Autopilot Mode<p>As if the Tesla Model ‘S’ wasn’t already cool enough with its semiautonomous autopilot mode, now it’s even cooler. The …

Tesla

Six questions with… Isabel Meirelles

In order to sprinkle some star dust into the contents of my book I’ve been doing a few interviews with various professionals from data visualisation …

Data Visualization

‘Absolutely spanked’: Daredevil Robbie Maddison reveals what really happened during filming of his jaw-dropping Pipe Dream video

Aussie thrillseeker Robbie Maddison says he feared he might die after being dumped by a massive wave while riding it on a motorbike.<p>Maddison’s …

True Detective’s Big Gay Problem

The character of Paul Woodrugh, a closeted ex-military man portrayed by Taylor Kitsch, has been mismanaged all season long. [Warning: Spoilers]<p>Well, …

TV

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Has Perfectly Summed Up What Makes Australia Different

Watch out, we've got a badass over here.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Here's how Eminem used exercise to overcome a drug addiction

It was 2007 and the legendary rapper was 230 pounds.<p>He was addicted to painkillers that caused him so much stomach trouble, he had to eat tons of food — often unhealthy — to soothe it. In a recent interview with Men's Journal, the artist opened up about his struggle.<p>"The coating on the Vicodin and …

A Detailed Guide To A Custom WordPress Page Templates

Among the most important tools in the quest for complete website control are page templates. They allow users to <b>dramatically alter their website’s</b> …

Web Design