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How to Write User Story Acceptance Criteria

When I am working with my clients who have already started adopting Agile, one of the first item I look at is their backlog. Why? Because the quality …

User Stories

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

8 High-Protein Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We got a slow cooker over the holidays. Ok, we got it the previous holiday season. But 2018 is the year we’re going to use it for making …

Cooking

11 Reasons Why You Should Never Drink Diet Coke, Like, Ever

By now we know that soda isn't the healthiest beverage out there, but sometimes you just can't resist enjoying a glass of Diet Coke. If you're a Diet …

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($899.00 at Walmart) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can help …

iOS

Joanna Gaines Just Gave Us Her 2018 Paint Trend Predictions — and They're Gorgeous

Joanna Gaines not only transforms homes with paint on her hit HGTV show <b>Fixer Upper</b>, but she also designs her own line of it: Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Paint, developed by KILZ. In other words, she's about as expert as you can get when it comes to paint colors! And while Joanna admitted to …

18 outdoor cameras to secure your connected home

Looking for an outdoor security camera? Here are a bunch of options for your smart home.<p>Outdoor home security cameras have changed a lot in recent years. A market that was once limited to a few manufacturers has since exploded into an industry full of options. That's great news for us as customers, …

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

Elliptical Reviews for 2017 - Best Elliptical Machines with Comparisons

<b>To jump to the best ellipticals by price or our top picks, click here:</b><p><b>Elliptical Machines at Home?</b><p>Elliptical machines like the SOLE Fitness E35 and …

7 Essential Vitamins For Brain – Best Vitamins To Boost Brain Power

Proper cognitive function and <b>brain power</b> rests a lot on balanced diet that comprises of <b>brain-stimulating foods</b>. Here is a list of <b>best vitamins for</b> …

Take an online class in business management and skip the MBA

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

MBA

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Self-improvement

Do Your Employees Not Trust You? Here's How to Fix It, Fast.

Trust is essential for both companies and their people.<p>With job openings at an all-time high and skilled graduates in great demand, now is an opportune time for job seekers, whether experienced professionals or new to the workplace. However, this "candidate's market" also serves as an important …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Dalai Lama

How to Train A Dog to Be Off Leash

Note: Thanks to Julia Thomson from the blog Home On 129 Acres for sharing her experience with off-leash hiking.<b>Two months after we adopted our dog</b> …

Pets

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

Machine Learning

How GE Appliances Built an Innovation Lab to Rapidly Prototype Products

Many large companies yearn to rekindle the innovative magic of entrepreneurship, but very few actually succeed. The reasons have been well documented and include:<p>Large, established companies answer to investors who value predictable, consistent financial results, and so are intolerant of the risks …

Physicists Have Captured the First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

Antihydrogen<p>It’s been about nine months since a team of CERN researchers succeeded in their goal of measuring the spectrum of light emitted from …

Easy Molding and Trim Work Trick: Figuring out what to do about tricky angles.

Shares 25K<p>In this house, there’s only one master of moldings, and that’s Chris. We have all kinds of wonky walls and weird angles going on in almost …

MS Excel: WARNING! Analytics & Dashboards — This Is A Post For Accountants…

But Any Business Analyst Type Would Benefit!<p>One of my favorite sources of Microsoft Excel tutorials is the @excelisfun channel on YouTube created and …

Hemorrhoids: Dangers, treatments and prevention

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hemorrhoids have plagued mankind's derrieres for centuries.<p>It's said that French leader Napoleon Bonaparte's rectal protrusion caused him such pain during the Battle of Waterloo that it affected his ability to lead, ultimately costing him victory.<p>Hippocrates pioneered many of the surgical …

Nutrition

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Graphics

Look Up Tonight! Saturn Is Big and Bright, With Rings Tilted Our Way

Look up tonight, June 14, and overnight into the early morning hours of June 15, and you’ll be able to see Saturn looming luminously in the evening …

60+ new Apple Watch features in watchOS 4

Apple demonstrated a host of useful new features that will ship with watchOS 4 at the WWDC 2017 keynote, but as always, they were constrained on time …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Access a Locked Windows Account

Coming to the aid of a fellow forum member, TSers recently shared around a dozen ways to handle a lost Windows password. We were so impressed with …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …