Jai Decker

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Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

40 Easy DIYs That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Going through a home renovation is actually the worst. Time to take matters into your own hands.

9 Desk Organizers to Declutter Your Workspace

So your favorite pen and other tools don't go missing<p>Many modern desks don't have drawers—and even if they do, some people might prefer to have …

Automated furniture app transforms tiny apartments into mini mansions

Most people don't live in tiny <i>Fifth Element</i> style apartments. But since some of the most popular cities are beginning to feel the squeeze, an idea …

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Tucked between popular Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Carmel, this quiet town is more famous for its butterflies and stray deer than its tourists. You …

The 4 Mistakes Most Managers Make with Analytics

There is a lot of hype surrounding data and analytics. Firms are constantly exhorted to set strategies in place to collect and analyze big data, and warned about the potential negative consequences of not doing so. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently suggested that companies sit on a …

Chief Backpack by Recycled FireFighter

While most bags grab attention thanks to their design, guys who rely on their packs to preform every day know that it is the material that is most …

Free-range, organic, omega-3: What type of eggs should I buy?

<b>Question</b><p>What kind of eggs should I buy? What's the difference between free-range, free-run, cage-free and organic eggs? Am I better off, nutritionally, buying omega-3 eggs? I eat two eggs every day – is that too much cholesterol?<p><b>Answer</b><p>I remember when the biggest decision to make when buying eggs …

17 ways technology will change our lives by 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future:

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The Untold Story Of How Bicycle Design Led To The Invention Of The Airplane

Many aviation pioneers–including the Wright Brothers–were also dedicated cyclists. Here’s what they learned from bike design.<p>In the early 20th century, many in the scientific establishment insisted that a true flying machine was physically impossible. Nevertheless, cyclists could already “fly” at …

10 Great Movies That Owe a Deep Debt to Philip K. Dick

Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau, Total Recall, Minority Report—there is no shortage of Hollywood adaptations of Dick stories. Yet the author's shadow stretches so far that a plethora of excellent films trace their roots to the master.<p>Science-fiction author Philip K. Dick died in 1982, yet he …

Your Ultimate Summer Camping Shopping Guide

Everything you need for an epic outdoor chill<p>Thanks to an ongoing, billion dollar battle between outdoor brands, fitness companies, and then some, the outdoor equipment industry has never been so crowded. While this is great for shoppers who enjoy variety, the plethora of products available can …

The 6 Most Stylish Menswear Buys of the Week

Don't miss out.<p>From boardshorts to seersucker trousers, these easygoing picks are your style answer to the dog days of summer. Check out all the new arrivals hitting stores this week.

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: June 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. At the end of each month, he’ll be</i> …

19 Words You Should Never Say the First Time You Meet Someone

Some are tired. Some are overused. Some are hyperbolic. And some are insufferable.<p>Plenty of people use tired clichés, overblown superlatives, and breathless adjectives to describe themselves in social media profiles and marketing materials. Plenty of people write things about themselves they may …

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …

Netflix's 1980s Scifi Throwback Stranger Things Is Must-(Binge-)Watch TV

<i>Stranger Things</i>—an eight-part Netflix series that debuts July 15—is set in the 1980s and is heavily influenced by Stephen King and Steven Spielberg …

Tesla driver killed in crash while using car's 'Autopilot'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced Thursday the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, the 40-year-old owner of a …

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The Interesting Reasons Why Women Groom Their Pubic Hair

We are all for grooming down there. Wax it, shave it, trim it, laser it—whatever works best for you. And if you want to rock a bush, we totally support that as well. But for those of you who de-fuzz your lady parts: Do you know why you're doing it? A new study does.<p>Researchers at the University of …

3 predictions for the future of athletic wear, according to Under Armour

We already have lightweight shirts that can keep muscles warm, tennis rackets with stroke-tracking sensors, and by the end of the year, we'll even have sneakers that lace themselves .<p>So we can only imagine what the future of sports gear will be like.<p>Under Armour's Head of Innovation, Kevin Haley, …

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These Wireless Earbuds Bring Augmented Reality to Your Ears

One step closer to the future of ‘Her.’<p>Traditional earphones are inherently flawed in that they only work at their best when they completely block …

Review: Trek’s New Fuel EX 29

We test out Trek's newly redesigned trail bike<p>We know the industry is moving fast these days, but damn. The resin has barely dried on Trek's updated …

Pregnant Alanis Morissette Posts Stunning Nude Underwater Shot

There’s nothing ironic about a pregnant <b>Alanis Morissette</b> taking a refreshing dip in the pool!<p>The expectant singer-songwriter, 42, took to Instagram Wednesday to post a serene underwater shot of herself. In the photo, a nude Morissette is submerged in a pool, her baby bump clearly the star of the …