Matthew Riedesel

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10 Cool Mobile Apps from Cisco You Don’t Know But Should

How many apps do you have on your mobile phone or tablet? Too many? Do you use all of them? If you do, you’re in the minority. 22% of people use an app only once after they have downloaded it, according to a study by Localytics.<p><b>My own iPhone is full of apps, some of which I rarely use — but also</b> …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

Here's the 'Luminous Ceiling' you never knew you wanted

Here's the result of Philips' latest LED experiment -- the OneSpace Luminous Ceiling, which glows with a white light and makes a room feel like it's …

Is this an iPhone 6 display?

Japan Display could be providing a hint of iPhone attractions to come.<p>The company announced on Thursday that it has developed a 5.5-inch-wide Quad HD, aka, WQHD, display with a resolution of 1,440x 2,560 pixels as a display format for "leading-edge smartphones."<p>JDI (Japan Display, Inc.) -- a major …

Making the case for a large Apple 'iPad Pro'

If Apple doesn't build a large, professional tablet, then the Android and the Windows camps will. Oh wait, they <i>already are</i> building them.<p>Samsung has the Android-powered 12.2-inch Galaxy Note Pro and HP has the 13.3-inch Spectre x2 Windows tablet, among other large tablets. These are aimed squarely …

Does Being Rich Make You Happy? Here's What Rich People Say.

<i>This post originally appeared in Business Insider.</i><p>There's an oft-cited study out there that says money <i>does</i> buy you happiness—but only up until a …

Thriving Is Your Nature, and There Is Not a Thing You Have to Do About It

People are designed to thrive.<p>Yeah, I know, maybe you think <i>you</i> aren't. I'm sure you can point to a thousand examples of where you should be doing better but instead you're falling short, stuck, not flourishing the way "everyone else" is.<p>But that's only because you're keeping count. When you begin …

Meditation Is the Best High Ever

"You don't need a special place to meditate. You can transcend anywhere in the world. The unified field is here, and there, and everywhere." -- David Lynch<p>I'm all for taking it higher. The natural way, that is. Feeling uplifted, elated, ecstatic, exalted, or simply giddy with joy is something each …

10 Steps to 'Living in the Moment'

"Living in the Moment" has been a pop-culture catchphrase since the spiritual revolution of the 1960s. It's a phrase originally borrowed from Eastern traditions that became trendy through media attention and popular courses on transcendental meditation and other spiritual practice. Now of course, …

Meditation

40 DIY Tricks To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible | Pinterest | Food, Frugal and Kitchens

Green and Frugal Household Tips and Substitutions

Green and Frugal Household Tips and Substitutions<p>Updated on May 10, 2018<p>How I became a believer in Frugal, now Green, household tips and substitutions<p>…

Coffee Grinders

Meet the Guy Who Owns Only 15 Things (Not Counting Undies or Socks)

If you’re thinking of adopting a more minimalist lifestyle for 2012, take a page from the playbook of Andrew Hyde, an itinerant blogger-cum-interface …

Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

A 3D-printed house is being built right now in Amsterdam

Architects in Amsterdam have begun construction on what they're calling the first full-sized 3D-printed house. Using what's essentially a large-scale version of a desktop 3D printer, Dus Architects is building what will eventually be a 13-room Dutch canal house made of interlocking plastic parts. …

The best writing of the week, March 30

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

Smart skin patch knows when you need your meds

Scientists developed a patch that could help patients receive drugs the minute they need them<p>A lot can go wrong when doctors prescribe drugs to patients. For one thing, there's always a chance that someone might forget to take their pill or refill their prescription. And then there's also the risk …

'Frozen' is now the most successful animated movie of all time

Following its recent release in Japan, Disney's <i>Frozen</i> is now the highest-grossing animated movie of all time (not adjusting for inflation). Takings since release reached $1.07 billion this weekend, narrowly surpassing the previous record holder, <i>Toy Story 3</i>. The Japanese release also pushed it into …

How netbooks forced Facebook to scrap its bold redesign

A Facebook director has dismissed claims that the social network ditched last year's big redesign because it was bad for ad revenues. Those claims came from Dustin Curtis, a UX designer and writer who owns the publishing platform Svbtle. In a blog post on Friday, Curtis cited several sources saying …

'Noah' rains down on 'Divergent', 'Muppets' to win U.S. box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - “Noah”, starring Russell Crowe as the biblical figure who built an ark to save his family and specimens of every animal from the great flood, collected $44 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales to lead the weekend box office.<p>Cast member Russell Crowe attends the …

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Why We Climb: Piolet d’Or Honorees on the Value of a Life in the Mountains

The first night of the 22nd Piolets d’Or, Kazakh climber Denis Urubko summed it up: Mountains (and oceans) are the last wild places on Earth. We go to these places to remember we are humans in nature, to seek lessons from the wild, and to get away from the trappings of human civilization. But as …

Tech startup scene starting to flourish in Oakland

Brennen Byrne did the SoMa startup thing until August. Then, for half the price his digital security company Clef was paying to share a bug-infested space near Second and Harrison streets, he landed a similarly sized office in Oakland's Jack London Square in a renovated, exposed brick-and-beam …

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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Pictures of the Week 3.28.14

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

Africa

Printing Wikipedia Would Take 1 Million Pages, But That's Sort Of The Point

A German-based group called PediaPress is trying to raise enough money to make a print copy of all of Wikipedia. That's right, Wikipedia, the ever-evolving, always-changing, inherently digital encyclopedia of information gathered by contributors all over the world. To say this would be a massive …