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10 Best Dive Sites in North America (Photos)

Snorkel Time<p>The weather is warming up and the sun is coming out…it's time to get scuba certified. Explore the treasures under the sea at these …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Self-improvement

Google Glass sells to the public tomorrow. Here’s how to decide whether or not to buy

Tomorrow, April 15, Google Glass will finally go on sale to the public.<p>Granted, you’ll have just one day to buy it, and supplies will be limited. That’s the kind of sales tactic any company would use to pressure you into buying a shiny, new toy you don’t really need.<p>So start thinking about it ahead …

Google buys Titan Aerospace to make more drones for Project Loon

It’s a drone-buying spree, and Google is the latest to make a purchase.<p>It reportedly just agreed to purchase high-altitude drone maker Titan Aerospace for an unspecified amount.<p>The search (and tons of other technologies) giant said today that it will be purchasing the company, whose drones are …

'Blood moon' total lunar eclipse to have crowds looking up tonight

Officials at the Griffith Observatory are expecting big crowds for the dark red "blood moon," the first total eclipse of 2014 beginning Monday night.<p>The observatory will be open for visitors, who can look up at the eclipse either from the building itself or from the grass and sidewalk areas. …

You Knew This Day Would Come: Crowdfunding Site Raising Crowdfunding for Itself

So meta.<p>Crowdfunding site SeedInvest today will ask its own community to back it with $3 million $1 million, to top off the $2 million it has already raised from venture capitalists for its Series A round.<p>SeedInvest is an equity crowdfunding site, where backers pay for a stake in a company rather …

Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

Kansas City Horror: Gunman Kills Three at Two Jewish Centers

Three people were killed in two brazen shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday — the day before the Passover holiday begins – in what may have been an anti-Semitic attack.<p>The three victims were shot in the Kansas City, Kan., suburb of Overland Park, around 1 p.m. (2 p.m. ET) at a …

Here's Why This iPhone Game Is Creepier Than Any Horror Movie You'll See In Theaters

It seems like every year an endless array of movies and video games come out that primarily focus on bloodshed and mayhem.<p>If you're tired of these recycled ideas and enjoy classic ghost stories, try playing Papa Sangre II.<p>The unique aspect of this iPhone game is that it is meant for your ears nor …

Horror

How to Remove Gender Bias From the Hiring Process

A new study finds that when equally qualified male and female candidates apply for a job, managers are much more likely to hire the man.<p>Are you aware of your own gender bias when you're hiring?<p>A recent study, published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that managers of both …

How To Really Listen To Your Customers

Discovering what your customers are experiencing–and really hearing what they have to say about it–is not only good practice, but it’s what makes your business tick.<p>There’s nothing that is more effective for improving the quality of your product or service than listening to your customers.<p>But often …

Why Software Is Eating The World

Some interesting responses came in on my article about The Workplace Of The Future: How Etsy Does 30 Upgrades A Day.<p>“Irrelevant,” was one curious reaction. “You’re talking software development. Our business is very different. That sort of thing just isn’t possible in our field. Everything here …

A Playbook For Small-Business Job Creation

<b>BY CARMEN NOBEL</b><p>As Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Karen Mills spent four years as part of President Barack Obama’s senior economic team and a member of his Cabinet, specifically focused on the health and growth of America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. Now Mills has …

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android beta being tested

Remotely accessing a computer isn’t new and there are plenty of options to do so. One of the newest is coming from Google(s goog) however: The …

Police charge high school student with disorderly conduct for using iPad to prove he’s being bullied

<b>(Kris Schmidt via Shutterstock)</b><p>One student tried to prove administrators were letting him be bullied. So they called the cops on him in response<p>Elias Isquith<p>April 13, 2014 6:47pm (UTC)<p><i>Trigger-warning if you hate incompetent bureaucrats and the abuse of power.</i><p>Photography Is Not A Crime has flagged a …

Obamacare 2015 Rate Hikes May Soon Come Into View

Beginning this week, when health insurance companies begin reporting their first quarter earnings, consumers and investors will begin to know whether — and possibly how much — premiums will rise in 2015 for plans sold on marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act.<p>Although health insurers are still …

Vox.com's Melissa Bell: 'This is a chance to do journalism differently'

It's not often that a journalist will admit to falling off the news cycle. And yet for Melissa Bell, co-founder with Ezra Klein of explanatory news site Vox.com, that experience lies at the heart of her progressive views on journalism and at the core of what Vox is trying to do.<p>"We [the media …

4 otherwise healthy foods crammed with estrogen

<b>(Shutterstock / sima)</b><p>Estrogen has been linked to obesity and sexual dysfunction. You may want to rethink the amount of soy in your diet<p>Martha Rosenberg<p>April 13, 2014 12:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It is no secret that our bodies and our environment are swimming in …