Mark Pecasales

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5 Daily Practices That Can Transform Your Life

Have you ever wanted to make an internal transformation but felt stuck in the process? The best part is when your friends give you the "easier said than done" advice such as <i>"just think happy thoughts"</i> or <i>"you just have to know you are good enough,"</i> and you're left thinking <i>"if it were so easy to do</i> …

Meditation

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

21 attractions you wouldn't expect to see in France

10 Rituals That Morning People Use To Start Successful Days

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Best Graphics Cards for Gaming in 2018

Right now, the best balance between performance, pricing, and power comes from Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1070. Of course, if price is no object and you …

Computer Hardware

The Web Design Trends Dominating 2015 and How WordPress Stacks Up

Web design has come a long way since the under construction GIFs and marquee scrolling of the GeoCities days. Back then, we could not have imagined …

Web Design

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

Sony A7 vs Fujifilm X-E2: RAW Noise Performance

I have the Sony A7 and the FE 35mm f/2.8 in for review this week. I’ve been enjoying shooting with the camera and will have my full reviews of both …

Cameras

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop star at Georgetown University

<b>On the day his worlds collided</b>, Roy Kim was sprinting across campus.<p>Georgetown was a blur as he bolted toward class, nearly late for his Chinese lecture again. Backpack over his shoulder, head down, he turned the corner — and that’s when he heard the screaming.<p>“Roy Kimmm! Roy Kimmmmm!!!”<p>A little …

South Korea

Get a Nexus 5 smartphone and 1 year of service for $199.99

I continue to regard Motorola's Moto G as one of the best entry-level phones you can buy, but the current-gen model is limited to 3G connectivity -- and you still have to pay for service, most likely to the tune of at least $30 per month.<p>That's what makes today's deal so intriguing: It's a premium …

Google Nexus

'Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China' Isn't Half Bad

If the degree to which a series has begun to groan under its own weight can be measured in subtitles, then Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China is starting to feel pretty heavy. Neither the Assassin’s Creed series nor its individual games are known for their restraint, and the idea of a spinoff just …

Assassin's Creed

Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus get rumored specs, launch time frame

Xiaomi may have unveiled the high-end Mi Note and Mi Note Pro this January, but those are both phablets. When it comes to a 'normal size' flagship …

Restrict access to posting on or viewing your Facebook timeline

Friends and relatives might be well-meaning when they decide to share little pieces of information, or even a picture, on your Facebook timeline. Unfortunately, these posts can share personal information without your explicit consent.<p>The easiest solution is to unfriend someone who shares too much, …

Social Media

There Is Now Yoga for Dudes: Broga!

Men who are curious about yoga but hesitant to walk into a class filled with women no longer need to worry. There is now Broga.<p>The latest yoga …

5 killer smartphones we need in market right now

While there are many great smartphones in the market right now, it is still not possible to give up the craving for more. We want more. We want …

OnePlus is testing the waters for $400 OnePlus 2 price tag

We already knew that the OnePlus 2 would have a different price than the OnePlus One, which starts at $299. But just how different? Well, it looks like OnePlus wants to know how you feel about a price tag of around $400.<p>CEO Pete Lau took to Weibo to poll OnePlus fans about what the right price …

Mobile Technology

Confirmed: AMD To Launch New HBM-Equipped Radeon Graphics Cards By End Of June 2015

I rarely report on rumors, so it’s been borderline excruciating to withhold coverage of AMD’s inevitable 300 Series Radeon GPUs and specifically the oft-rumored Radeon 390x. Especially in light of Nvidia’s four unanswered releases. That ends today, as AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su has finally confirmed that …

Advanced Micro Devices

Yves Piaget Discusses The 140-Year History of Piaget

Yves Piaget, the charismatic and charming chairman of the company that bears his name made a rare appearance in New York Thursday to promote the book <i>Piaget</i>, and to attend the New York unveiling of the company’s Mediterranean Garden high jewelry collection.<p>The weighty 327-page tome, designed as a …

22 weird facts about animal sex

FOR HUMAN BEINGS, the beginning of spring means longer days and warmer weather. For the animal kingdom, it’s that amorous time of the year — mating …

Safe Back Pain Treatment and Prevention

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>An estimated 75 to 85 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some time in their lives, and it's one of the most common …

Bird Watching in Malaysia

Birdwatching

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released data on the most visited cities by international tourists in 2013, and Asian cities dominated the list.<p>Hong Kong took the top spot, with over 25 million international visitors. Singapore and Bangkok trailed right behind. In fact, 11 of the top 20 cities …

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …