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7 Unexpected Cuts of Meat You Should Grill This Summer

Cheaper, tastier, and more sustainable options for your summer of backyard BBQs. Just add a nice cold beverage.<p>Recently, Bryan Mayer offered up a set of New Rules for Grilling, a delicious primer on how to improve your BBQ game. But what, specifically, are you supposed to grill with your newfound …

BBQ

Stitch Is Slack For Healthcare Messaging

Stitch, a central messaging hub for healthcare providers, is launching today on stage at Disrupt to cut down on the $11 billion that U.S. hospitals waste each year due to breakdowns in communication.<p>You can think of Stitch as Slack for healthcare, except channels are organized around individual …

Digital Health

7 phrases that will show your boss you deserve a promotion

Your boss is looking to develop staff into leaders, likely making him or her the one who makes the next promotion decision.<p>As a result, it pays to show your boss that you're ready for additional responsibilities.<p>Here are seven phrases you can use to show your boss how promotable you really are:<p>One …

Employment

5 Bitter Drinks We Wish Were a Bigger Deal in the US

<i>Italy has been drinking bitter for a very long time—and we should be following suit.</i><p>A bitter revolution is bubbling here in the States: We’re drinking Negronis, burning toast, sautéeing dark greens, and making our own bitters. But in Italy, this isn’t anything new, where Campari, Aperol, Averna, …

13 Mushroom Recipes for Meatless Mondays - Chowhound

Whether you’re a card-carrying vegetarian, an advocate for eating more conscientiously, or just have a solid appreciation for foods that grow out of …

360-degree camera makers are focusing on the consumer market

Jim Malcolm pulls up a video on his smartphone he recently shot at Disneyland.<p>At first, it looks like a typical family vacation video: We see a ride from Jim's point of view as a carriage whooshes into tunnels and back out again.<p>With a swipe of his finger, the camera spins around and we see Jim's …

Apple may have spent $3 billion just to hire Jimmy Iovine

Bloomberg is reporting that an anonymous source with knowledge of the deal says the Beats deal was just about one man: Jimmy Iovine.<p>Iovine is a veteran record producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including John Lennon, Stevie Nicks, Bruce Springsteen, and U2.<p>But Iovine …

Jimmy Iovine

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibley useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

Smartwatches

The nudge theory and beyond: how people can play with your mind

The first instalment of our new psychology column looks at how mental manipulation can be backed by good intentions – but when used with stealth, it is deceitful and wrong<p>A couple of decades ago, a class of psychology undergraduates played a mean trick on their lecturer. The students on the right …

Psychology

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational.For a long time, …

Critical Thinking

Why the New iPhone Camera Is Gonna Make You Take Better Pics

Three words: deep trench isolation.<p>Apple unveiled the new iPhones today, and one of the most exciting bits of news to come out of the event involves one of the most-used parts of an iPhone: the camera.<p>Obviously, by upgrading its main camera from 8 to 12 megapixels, the new camera will allow for …

iPhone 'subscription' is Apple's most diabolical business plan yet

Who loves iPhones? Who loves <i>new</i> iPhones? Who wants to have the latest and greatest iPhone in their hands every time an Apple iPhone launch event …

The 5 Dynamics of Low Performing Teams

High performing teams seem to generate their own energy and elevate everyone on the team to their full potential. Despite achieving more, work on …

Leadership

'Clown Gun' For Police Slows Down A Single Bullet

A less lethal alternative<p>Bullets in motion tend to remain in motion for far longer than anyone wants. While most accurate shooting with handguns takes place at distances of around six feet, pistol bullets can travel up to 1,000 feet after they're fired. Made by Alternative Ballistics, “The …

Windows 10 is starting to win over Microsoft's most valuable customers

Of the 75 million machines that downloaded Windows 10 in its first month, enterprise users made up about 2%, or 1.5 million, according to Windows IT Pro.<p>While that might sound like a paltry number out of the gate, it's actually not bad at all.<p>Companies don't lightly upgrade their business PCs. It …

Software

Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart. Here is the Google OnHub vs Apple AirPort Extreme …

Here’s What Happens When You Unleash A Bunch Of Designers On An Island And Tell Them To Build Their Dream Campsite

Armed with a few supplies, two weeks time, and a wealth of ideas, 18 designers descended on the Swedish island of Gotland and built their dream campsite. Hailing from all across Europe and practicing an array of disciplines—from product design to biology and mathematics—the group riffed on the …

Rustic

Leaders are sloppy in securing commitments from others

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>Workplace commitments</b><br>Consultant Elizabeth Doty says that leaders are sloppy …

Apple Watch’s biggest fan? Siri

Everybody likes to get a good chuckle out of Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant. But we really have to call its brand neutrality into question.<p>Despite all of the doom and gloom we’ve been hearing since the Apple Watch launched in April, including the company’s own reluctance to let us know how well …

Amazon is definitely still playing the dangerous game called 'race to zero'

AWS sales surged 81% over the year-ago quarter, brought in revenue of $1.82 billion for the quarter and dropped $391 million of profit to the bottom line, an operating margin of 21.4%, CFO Brian Olsavsky told analysts on the quarterly conference call.<p>So analysts couldn't resist the question: With …

Cloud Computing

The Summer of the #Squad

The history and context behind social media’s new favorite hashtag<p>Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart—actors who have taken, with glee, to the Internet and the culture that thrives on it—recently covered two tracks from Taylor Swift’s <i>1989</i>. McKellen spoke the lyrics to “Bad Blood”; Stewart, during a …

Social Media

How Zappos decides how much to pay employees under its new 'self-management' system

Job titles are replaced with "roles" that employees can accumulate.<p>This past March, CEO Tony Hsieh decided the transition was moving too slowly and offered employees a severance package to leave the company if they didn't agree with its direction.<p>By May, 210 of the roughly 1,500 employees (14%) …

Employment

The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science

Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …

University of Pennsylvania

Can rice give you cancer? 'Not if you cook it in a coffee percolator'

Rice contains high levels of arsenic because it is grown in flood plains, but steaming it in a coffee percolator removes most of the poison<p>Rice should be cooked in a coffee percolator because it contains dangerous levels of carcinogenic arsenic, scientists have said.<p>People who eat a lot of rice are …

The real reason why Apple wanted to acquire Dropbox before it became a $10 billion startup

But once it was clear the offer would never materialize into a real deal, Jobs went on a public spat, saying he will "kill Dropbox" with iCloud, Apple's own cloud file storing product.<p>Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, however, has taken Jobs' potshot comments with grace so far, saying, "He said he liked …

Dropbox

4 Delicious Recipes for Any Kind of Burger Fan

Nothing says summer more than burgers sizzling on the grill. We have four delicious recipes for any kind of burger fan -- Bistro Burgers with Caramelized Onions, Perfect Juicy Turkey Burgers, Savory Tuna Burgers with a Zesty Sauce, and Supreme Crispy Quinoa Vegetable Burgers. To cook them on the …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Get ready for an explosion of knock-off Kit Kat chocolates

A European court has ruled that Nestlé's attempts to patent the "four finger" design of Kit Kat don't hold up under EU law. It follows a court challenge by rival Cadbury, which opposed Nestlé's attempt to patent the design of Kit Kat's when it filed its request back in 2010.<p>The decision by the …

Nestlé

Forget dive watches – GrillTimer is a barbecue watch

In the past, Michigan-based outdoor cooking enthusiast Jon Stein used his dive watch to time the cooking of foods on his barbecue. Once he realized …