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10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

How Zenefits Crashed Back Down To Earth

The instructions that circulated through the offices of Zenefits, the fast-growing human resources startup, looked innocent enough. In six steps, new recruits were told how to download and run a simple piece of software that would speed up the process of becoming a licensed health insurance broker …

Silicon Valley

What Ever Happened To Brett Kelly, The Kid From ‘Bad Santa’?

After finding out that the Coen Brothers, executive producers on <i>Bad Santa</i>, completely abandoned the movie after the Weinsteins tried to force a “piece of sh*t” edit onto them, I got curious about the kid in the movie. Brett Kelly, who played Thurman Merman in the film, is a big part of why that …

Where do fast radio bursts come from?

A team of astronomers has uncovered the most detailed record ever of a fast radio burst.<p>Fast radio bursts, brief yet brilliant eruptions of cosmic …

April 2015

Nest Adds 15 New Partners To Make Your Home Smarter

Nest is teaming up with more than a dozen new partners to let users connect to and control devices, appliances around the home, reports VentureBeat.<p>Nest made waves selling a Web-enabled thermostat and smoke detector. By expanding its Works with Nest program in time for CES 2015, the Google-owned …