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Why You Can’t Look for a Casting Director’s Validation After an Audition

Casting directors tend to play it cool in the audition room, whether you killed it or bombed. That’s likely just out of politeness to others …

Performing Arts

Dropbox rolls out a templates tool for its Paper online document service

As Dropbox looks to woo larger and larger businesses with its strategy of building simpler collaboration tools than what’s on the market, it’s making some moves in its online document tool Paper to further reduce that friction today.<p>Dropbox said it was rolling out a new tool for Dropbox Paper that …

Google Docs

5 reasons to buy color-changing light bulbs

Thinking about upgrading to color-changing smart lighting, but unsure of how you'd put it to use? We've got a couple of suggestions.<p>A lot of smart home gadgets try to disappear into your home, but color-changing smart lights from the likes of Lifx, Nanoleaf, Sylvania, and Philips Hue are a big, …

Smart Homes

If you use Gmail, Google’s Tasks app just became indispensable

Google’s new Gmail redesign is now live, but that launch has overshadowed the rollout of another new app from the search company—a revamped to-do list called Tasks.<p>The Tasks app can be downloaded as an app on iOS or Android, but also can live in the same spot as Gmail’s new persistent calendar. …

Apps

Bernie Sanders' New Deal: ending involuntary unemployment with guaranteed $15/hour infrastructure jobs

Bernie Sanders has a plan to solve America's wage stagnation and its long-neglected infrastructure: tax the super-rich and massively profitable …

Middle-class

Score 2TB of cloud storage from one of the best under-the-radar providers

Our computers are home to a myriad of files and documents, many of which contain sensitive information. While storing this data on your computer is …

Cloud Computing

This Home Gym Setup Created by a Navy Seal Is All You Need. Here’s Why.

With the launch of the TRX Home2, you can finally bring the Navy SEAL-approved workout system home with you. The TRX Home2 is the ultimate at-home …

Suspension Training

How to download a copy of everything Apple knows about you

Like Facebook and Google, Apple has a really simple way to download a file that shows all of the information that Apple knows about you.<p>Apple has …

Personal Information

How a Stupid Joke Can Earn You More Money During Salary Negotiations

You’d think a salary negotiation is the last place you’d want to crack wise, but there is one type of joke that can actually influence your salary …

Employment

Three tips and tricks for settling into the new Gmail

Google's Inbox might be in a state of limbo right now, but Gmail is alive and well, with a fresh new coat of paint and a handful of new features …

Google

Negotiate Anything With This Three-Point Plan

Negotiation is a messy, stressful process. But redditor B1aze688 breaks it down into three fundamental elements: The deal you want, the deal you’ll …

Employment

How to live like a Local in Sofia

Lonely Planet Local Yoana Hristova has had her share of roaming around the world, but she has returned to her home in Sofia only to fall in love with the city all over again. Rediscovering the Bulgarian capital’s charms for her has meant enjoying its laid-back atmosphere, green spaces, fun …

European Travel

How to invoke split screen on iPad with iOS 11

With iOS 11, Apple supercharged the way how users. It came with many additions including a revamp to split screen multitasking. Gone is the swipe over and pick from a hideous and unintuitive app picker.<p>Follow along as we walk you through how to invoke and use split screen multitasking on the iPad …

Apps

All The Features Gmail Added In Its New Update, And What They Do

Google has, after years of cruising on a good design, overhauled Gmail with a massive suite of new features. Some of them were previously available only on corporate email systems, and offer your emails-to-your-aunt heavy-duty protection. Others are productivity features that’ll make clearing out …

Apps

Video essay on how video essays deceive you

YouTube BluShades creates video essays, and that experience has prompted him to examine how video essays deceive you.<p>Not that all video essays are …

Essays

Thanks to streaming, recording industry revenues are back up to pre-internet levels, but musicians are poorer than ever

Since the days of Napster, record labels have recruited recording artists as allies in their fight against unauthorized music services, arguing that …

Online

7 Behind-the-scenes Secrets From ‘Mindhunter,’ Netflix’s Newest Hit Series

Netflix has another hit on its hands.<p>While the company doesn’t release ratings for its shows, the critical and fan reception to <i>Mindhunter</i> has been …

TV

Google Podcast app: Where to get it, how to use it

This week Google’s Podcast app was revealed in detail, from audio search to indexing. As it turns out, Google already released their Podcast App in …

Apps

How stories have shaped the world

From ancient epics to modern novels, some narratives have changed history and influenced the mindsets of generations, writes Martin Puchner.<p>From a young age, Alexander the Great was groomed to be the leader of Macedonia. The small kingdom in northern Greece was perpetually at war with its …

Literature

Nine Luxury Apps You Need But Likely Haven’t Heard Of

Download these by Memorial Day for an impeccable summer.<p>There are a few things that define a luxury app: Inaugural access to information. A featured …

Apps

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

What do blind people "see" on LSD?

In a case study published in the journal Cognition and Consciousness, a 70-year-old musician who has been blind since birth reports on his …

Consciousness

5 Great Walks To Explore Brooklyn

Walking Around Brooklyn<p>Brooklyn is best explored on foot, and these five great walks will take you on a tour through the best of the borough, …

European Travel

How to download a copy of everything Microsoft knows about you

Source: Jason DeCrow, AP Images | Microsoft<p>I've written detailed guides on what Amazon, Google, Twitter and Facebook know about us and, when …

Apps

Anatomy Of An Earworm: What Makes A Catchy Song?

You could spend hours dissecting what turns a song into the perfect earworm. But we can cut the whole thing short by noting what happens when we say …

Universal Music

How a Country Bumpkin Turned Into the King of Hollywood

Clark Gable always seemed bigger than life in his most popular movies. He was the suave, masculine leading man who knew what was he wanted and knew …

MGM

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

Put Your Best Foot Forward with these 8 Sock Subscription Boxes

It finally happened. We have reached peak subscription box.<p>Since 2012 when the first fully-realized subscription boxes hit the internet, the sheer …

Clothing

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce