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3 Things An Ex-Con Can Teach Leaders About How To Build Strong Cultures

The research we conduct for the O.C. Tanner Institute often places us in front of the world’s leading companies and highly accomplished leaders. But, during a recent interview, we found ourselves taking advice from unlikely source. We weren’t talking to a CEO, a guru, or a business tycoon this …

San Francisco

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

7 Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Privacy. The most coveted item on all backyard wish lists. Because no matter how fabulous your balcony or how inviting your chimenea, all of the …

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

Light's $1,300 camera shoots 52-megapixel photos, 4K video

Want better photos but don’t care to lug around a DSLR? Light believes you need more cameras to make that happen — 16, to be precise.<p>The smartphone-sized L16 crams 16 cameras into its pocketable body, which use computational photography techniques to create 52-megapixel photos, while offering an …

The Next President Could Change Food Forever — Here's How

<i>This story was originally published on October 7, 2015.</i><p>Here’s what I love about food: It connects every person on this planet, and every person who …

This Is What Will Happen When You Eat Avocados Every Day

You’ve probably seen avocados being touted as a heart-healthy superfood in recent years. Realistically, the truth isn’t too far off from the hype. …

Nutrition

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

Chet Kapoor Contributor<p>Chet Kapoor is the chief executive of Apigee and previously served as vice president of content management and search products at IBM and VP/general manager for the integration group of BEA Systems.<p>APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — …

Internet of Things

Baked salmon with hummus and herbs

The inspiration for this came from a recipe I saw for a pasta salad with salmon and hummus. The combination really resonates, because of the Middle Eastern vibe with a sort of wacky Australian-hybrid approach. Ultimately, though, it is a London creation, because it really came together when I first …

Seafood

Quickly create a VPN with the Hotspot Shield browser extension

Access blocked content and protect yourself at public hotspots with the Hotspot Shield extension for Chrome or Firefox. It's free, easy and effective.<p>Can't watch Netflix from where you are located? Can't check in with your fantasy football team from behind your office's firewall? Can't use a public …

Information Systems

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Live Coding now lets you hire a developer and watch them work in real-time

Live Coding, which is like Twitch for developers, has added a service that allows viewers to actually hire someone they’ve been watching.<p>The aptly named “Hire a streamer” service works exactly as it sounds. Via the profile of a developer you’ve seen coding on the site, a ‘hire me’ button lets you …

Apps

This Website Helps You Give the Gift of Adventure

When it comes to a birthday, holiday or other special occasion, giving the gift of experience is almost always more fun and thoughtful than even the most beautifully wrapped tangible item. Research even says so! But when we’re at a loss for ideas, sometimes we need a little nudge to point us in the …

Now might be the time to get into natural gas

The U.S. EIA recently found that production from seven major shale basins in the U.S. should start to drop quickly after reaching an all-time production high in May. The seven basins produced a total of 45.6 billion cubic feet per day of gas in May, but that figure should drop 1.5 percent by …

Oil & Gas Industry

Steve Cohen just got into a stock that has been nailing hedge funds this summer

Billionaire investor Steve Cohen's family office, Point 72 Asset Management, has taken a 5.1% stake in SunEdison, a solar energy manufacturer, according to government filings.<p>The stock popped briefly in after-hours trading when the news broke on Monday, but has since reversed course. It is now down …

Will the crisis in China sink the U.S. economy?

Another day and another bit of bad news from China has sent stock markets stateside tumbling.<p>On Tuesday, it was data showing that activity in China’s …

I went to the source of the world's best coffee — and saw firsthand why the industry is in trouble

Not only is this bittersweet drink one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, its active ingredient — caffeine — is the most popular psychoactive drug.<p>We recently visited a coffee farm in Costa Rica, one of the world's most desirable locations for growing and harvesting the crop.<p>The …

Classic Leather Band for Apple Watch by Pad & Quill

Everything is starting to crash

Despite a $486 billion fund to prop up the Chinese market, China's stocks sunk another 8.5% on Monday— the biggest one-day drop since 2007.<p>This is following a 35% crash into early July. Now, after bouncing back up to 4,200, the Shanghai Composite is down to 3,750. If it falls another 10% to below …

New Pad & Quill Apple Watch bands turn Sport into classy for $86

Pad and Quill, one of our favorite Apple accessory makers, today introduced a set of Apple Watch bands with their trademark quality leather and stitching combined with two options of metal: Stainless Steel and Polished Black. At $86 (save 5% w/code <b>5forSUMMER</b>), this turns an Apple Watch Sport into …

Smartwatches

Classic Leather Band for Apple Watch by Pad & Quill

Smartwatches

MORGAN STANLEY: These are the 15 best stocks for the next 12 months

"Put simply, these 15 ideas represent our analysts' highest-conviction stock ideas for outperformance over the next 12 months," the analysts said. "We sought ideas that offer the best combination of differentiated research, favorable risk-reward profiles, and clear catalysts."<p>The picks consist of …

Destination Seminyak: a guide to Bali's cool corner

The grown-up neighbour to Bali's party centre of Kuta, Seminyak has attracted travellers in-the-know for years with its hip hotels, cool cafes, slick bars and boutique shopping. But while Seminyak is no longer a secret, it certainly pays to know your way around. Get oriented with our guide to …

People Are Panicking Over This Professor's Mind-Blowing Extra Credit Question

"But there's a small catch."<p>After finishing his final online social psychology paper, Shahin Rafikian, a rising junior at the University of Maryland, noticed the extra credit question.<p>Rafikian posted the question to Twitter — where it's since garnered more than six thousand retweets — with the …

Travel With a View: Top 10 Scenic Train Rides Around the World

There is something romantic about train travel. It's a change of pace from the daily grind, a way to slow down and allow yourself to experience the journey as well as anticipate the destination. Trains offer you a different perspective on the world, holding you captive to the changing landscapes as …

Here are 7 of the oldest Fortune 500 companies still run by founders

It takes great leadership and acumen to run a Fortune 500 company. But it takes even greater skill to found a business and grow it into a …

Project Manage Your Life

More and more companies are adopting software and product development frameworks like Agile, Scrum, and Kanban — which promote quick, iterative, lean production — to deliver higher quality products, faster. These methods help teams produce rapid, continuous improvements, via daily face-to-face …

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Al Gore

This New Design Could Make You Hate the Middle Seat Way Less

When you’re on a plane, if you’re the kind of person who likes to get up to stretch your legs often, then maybe you’re keen on the aisle seat. But if you prefer a view and a wall to lean on, then the window seat is your powerhouse. You know what spot is no one’s powerhouse? The dreaded middle. It’s …