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Teens allegedly live-stream sex acts on Facebook

Technically Incorrect: In Milwaukee, police are attempting to secure data from Facebook after three teens allegedly filmed their hookup and broadcast it to classmates.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The social-media era has been one in …

Internet

16 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

You're sabotaging yourself by checking email throughout the day.<p>Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad …

Prioritize Your Tasks by Motivation Instead of Time With Activity Blocks

Loss of motivation can kill your productivity, but if you can switch things up while you work, you’ll keep yourself fresh and focused. Prioritizing …

Time Management

10 most important things in advertising

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.Business Insider<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1.</b> <b>45 people at Facebook were just told to find new positions.</b>The staffers were part of the account management and sales teams responsible for LiveRail products within the …

Advertising

Who Is Re-Designing Your Sleep?

<b>What do Arianna Huffington, Adam Grant, and Daniel Amitay have in common? They're what I call big designers - and together they have re-designed your sleep.</b><p>Wait a minute, how can sleep be re-designed? Doesn't design only refer to artificial stuff like products? And isn't sleep a natural, biological …

How We Can Boost Global Productivity

By Nancy A. Melville in Medscape<p>By Leigh Alexander in the Guardian<p>By Peter Singer in Project Syndicate<p>By Katrina Schwartz at MindShift<p>By Jesse Singal …

8 Common Ways Small Businesses Waste Money Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I hate seeing money lost to wasted marketing. After talking to hundreds of small business owners, I’ve discovered many inadvertently waste much of their budget on misused or ineffective tactics and tools.<p>Marketing budgets for small …

Stars' Wedding-Dress Lace Maker Bought By Chanel

CHANEL has added yet another artisan manufacturer to its stable of brands - this time the lace maker which created fabric for the Duchess of …

Fury in Italy after video of Italian high school teacher exposing her bra 'during striptease in classroom' is posted online

• <b>Shocking footage shows the blonde-haired teacher lift up her top</b>• <b><br>She bounces up and down while dancing to music in the classroom</b>• <b><br>Local media reports</b> …

High School

“What would have happened if?”

As a history teacher, I have often wondered “what would have happened if?”, and so have the children I have taught. One of the most common questions …

Google has a wild new app that lets you paint in virtual reality

But there's plenty of other potential applications, from tourism to training. Facebook, with its Oculus Rift headset, is betting big on the potential social aspects to virtual reality.<p>This week, Google launched a new app that shows off VR's potential in an unorthodox field: art.<p>Tilt Brush is a new …

Google planning new tool to help small businesses survive Mobilegeddon

When Google I/O takes place this May, one of the topics that will likely be covering is the release of a new set of tools from Google intended to …

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …

Your Freckles Actually Exist for a Scientific Reason

They're not just an adorable feature, FYI.<p>Freckled women (and men) are major trendsetters right now. Those adorable little natural spots are a trend of their own on Instagram, and some of the most famous make-up artists in the world encourage us to draw them on for a more unique, youthful look. So …

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I …

Social Media Marketing

Ariel Winter Bares Basically All in the ~Sassiest~ Barely There Bikini

Butts are the best! Show 'em off!<p><i>Modern Family</i>'s sarcastic teen queen Ariel Winter is currently in the Bahamas, hanging with friends — including her TV brother, Nolan Gould and her boyfriend, Laurent Claude. The photos are gorgeous and instead of looking out my window to the rainy Los Angeles …

The Golden Trailer Awards Continue to Argue for Advertising as Art Form

[Cue the BWAAAAM noise from Inception.]<p>It’s been a long time since counterculture stand-up legend Bill Hicks sermonized on the soul-sucking evils of corporate America, naming advertising executives as the gravest offenders. Marketing no longer has the stink of deception and greed once attached to …

Movies

A company making Bluetooth-enabled suitcases wants to solve your biggest travel problems

Having luggage that is both durable and functional can take your trip from stressful to seamless.<p>While travel bags can often be hefty and easily lost, a new company called Raden is aiming to change this by introducing a line of design-focused and app-connected suitcase.<p>"I used to work at Aldo and …

10 most important things in advertising

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. 17 newspapers have called ex-Mozilla CEO's new ad-blocking browser "blatantly illegal."</b> A group of the biggest US newspaper publishers — including Dow Jones, The …

Atom becomes UK’s first digital-only bank

Your iPhone can now be your bank branch as a result of a new digital banking service that launched on Tuesday.<p>Based in Durham, Atom Bank has become the first of a number of aspiring digital-only banks to start offering products. It has no branches or vast call centres. All contact is via an app, …

Banking

5. Concrete - The Romans Got There First

Although most of us associate concrete with ugly '70s tower blocks, it's actually a technology that was used throughout history, most famously by the …

The 11 most annoying types of London commuter in 8-bit animation

Ah, the morning commute: that precious pre-work time we Londoners spend contemplating the day ahead as we ride smoothly through the city. Yeah, right …

Commuting

Artist's Animations Turn Iconic Buildings Into Characters

In his latest web project, Character Building, Michael William Lester—an English designer and illustrator whose previous work includes this tiny …

Katy Perry dressed as Cowgirl Barbie at the American Country Music Awards 2016

5 Best Apps of the Week: An App That Lets You Design Your Own Phone Case + More!

Happy April 2 (btw, did you check out our awesome Pet + Co April Fool’s joke yesterday?)! You’ve got two full days of weekend bliss before Monday, and there’s no time like the present to check out what’s new in the app world. TGI best apps of the week time, amirite? This week, we’ve got a cool new …

How to pick foreign uni for further studies

<i>With the release of the A-level results last month and polytechnic graduation ceremonies coming up next month, some students keen on studying</i> …

College & University

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology