Megan Xu

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What Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, and Other Successful Entrepreneurs Eat for Breakfast

We know how they make money (mostly). But how do business greats start their days?<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you think of famous entrepreneurs, isn't it a little like staring at Meg Ryan in <i>When Harry Met Sally</i>?<p>You …

Never touch an Englishman: The cuddliest nationalities in Europe, ranked

Do you greet a stranger by kissing them on the cheek or giving them a firm handshake?<p>In the largest study ever quantifying where people were comfortable being touched and by whom, 1,300 men and women were asked the same question. The results suggest that when greeting most people, you’re better off …

16 Emoji You've Been Using All Wrong

FYI, those raised hands don't mean "praise."<p>If you have an iPhone, chances you've used an emoji or two in a text. But are you actually using them correctly? There are a few popular ones that are often misinterpreted, but we've found their official meanings via Unicode.<p>1. Folded Hands<p>If you've been …

S’pore arts website The Flying Inkpot closes shop after 19 years

Google wants to make your life the password

Our digital lives are punctuated by an increasing number of PINs, fingerprint scans, and other security hurdles, but an Android project could end all …

David Cameron and George Osborne are to revise the Queen's £40m sovereign grant

The revenue of the Queen is to be revised by David Cameron and George Osborne after public funding of the royal household rose to £40m.<p>Talks between …

How Bad Bots Are Destroying The Internet

The Internet has been described in many different ways over the years. We don’t use the term “information superhighway” much anymore, but a recent …

College Student Killed Trying to Stop ISIS Attack Called a Hero

A college student who was killed in Saudi Arabia on Friday after halting a suicide bomber who had attempted to enter a packed mosque is being …

Water Conservation Tips

Reference<p>Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 …

The Power of Sleep

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The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Here’s A Moving Tribute To The Sad Dads Dragged To One Direction Concerts

Back in August, we saw the sad dads who were dragged to One Direction concerts. Their faces, twisted in exhaustion and defeat, were hard to erase from our minds.<p>Now, one kind YouTube user has synced up many of those same photos to Gary Jules’ “Mad World” and created a moving tribute to those brave …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …