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These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

What UX designers can learn from 1990s Japanese video games

Benjamin Brandall Contributor<p>Benjamin Brandall is a content crafter for Process Street.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why it’s so easy to ignore your to-do list app but get distracted by Twitter<br>• Astonishment, Expectations And Reality In User Experience<p>I’m writing this from a slightly saddened …

Apple Is Not The Next Blackberry, It's The Next Toyota

In a blog post that recently went viral, Marco Arment argued that Apple may be the next Blackberry. He pointed out that, while other tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google are advancing in key artificial intelligence technologies, Apple seems to be falling far behind.<p>Clearly, he’s right …

Innovation

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

Guide to Convert Your Old MacBook to a Chromebook

Tired of Windows? Fed up with OSX? Too busy to bother with Linux? If none of these operating systems sound appealing anymore due to buggy UIs or …

The most polluted city in the world isn’t Beijing or Delhi

What's the most polluted city in the world? Some might point to Beijing, the Chinese capital, and its now legendary smog problem. Others may point toward India, where Delhi's own air pollution problems are become similarly infamous. However, a new report from the World Health Organization suggests …

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

HP says its next ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple

Big launch scheduled for Tuesday during a luxury conference<p>Having made a habit of emulating (if not outright imitating) Apple's MacBook and MacBook Air lines in recent years, HP believes its latest laptops are going to propel it to a position of design leadership. Speaking to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> …

Google announces all-in-one Acer Chromebase for meetings and video conferencing

Chromebox for meetings were announced two years ago and introduced the constantly updating Chrome OS model to corporate video conferencing. Previous hardware included a Chromebox and a camera, but required companies to supply their own monitor. Today, Google is announcing a more complete package …

11 tech skills that will get you a salary of $105,000 or more

More than 50,000 developers responded to Stack Overflow's annual developer survey— the absolute best look at the state of the technology industry, as reported by the people actually working in it.<p>Here are the top tools, technologies, and programming languages that Stack Overflow's developer …

Astronomers Discover The Biggest Object in The Universe So Far - The BOSS Great Wall

It's 1 billion light-years long.<p>As if staring up at the night sky didn’t make us feel small already, astronomers have recently announced the …

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

Literature

Realistic Zombie Head Coffee Mugs Are A Real Eye-Opener

The best part of waking up is Folgers in your hideous monster cup.<p>If you feel like the walking dead in the morning and yearn for something warm and flesh, er, <i>fresh,</i> to feel awake, we have got the perfect coffee mug for you.<p>Now you can drink your morning brew from a disturbingly realistic-looking …

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Apple Ditching The Headphone Jack Could Be Bad For Consumers

If the rumors are true, and Apple really is about to ditch the traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack in its next wave of iPhones, there could be real environmental ramifications.<p>Losing the headphone jack has its benefits, of course. As Gordon Kelly points out, the iPhone 7 could use the extra space for …

Mobile Technology

Remix OS is Android for the desktop, and it works with nearly any PC

Last year at CES, we mocked a company called Jide for creating a blatant Microsoft Surface clone. Well, this year they've come back with something new — and they've also returned much <i>richer</i>. See, between CES 2015 and today, Jide created a Kickstarter campaign for the Remix Mini, a $70 device that …

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next Tuesday

Microsoft is ending support for most users of Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next week on January 12th, releasing a final patch encouraging users to upgrade to one of the company's more recent browsers. The end of support means that these older versions of Internet Explorer will no longer receive …

A risky, inexperienced appointment to replace Rafael Benítez is offset by the extraordinary amount of goodwill the former Galáctico commands<p>Rarely will a coach begin a career amid such intrigue. If Gary Neville’s appointment at Valencia caused a stir, Zinedine Zidane’s at Real Madrid is a seismic, …

Soccer

Starbucks Adds Latte Macchiato To Permanent Menu — So… What The Heck Is A Latte Macchiato?

Every now and then, Starbucks adds a new drink to its permanent menu and customers get all frothed up over it. But sometimes there’s a ton of buzz …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explains why it doesn't matter if only a handful of people have a Windows phone

He said the company would be doing a "disservice" to itself by measuring its success solely by market share. "If you think of this more like a graph," he said of how people use products, "these [devices] are all nodes. Sometimes the user will use all of these devices … sometimes they'll use only …

Hitachi’s new tech could double your smartphone’s battery capacity without increasing size

Hitachi Maxell has developed a new lithium-ion battery which could increase a portable product’s capacity without increasing its battery’s thickness. In fact, it has twice the capacity of its current technology, thanks to a newly developed silicon-based material used as the battery’s negative …

What are the world's deadliest countries for reporters?

A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) have said, noting that while many died in war zones the majority were killed in "countries at peace".<p>In its annual report published on Tuesday, the Paris-based organisation said 67 journalists were …

Admit it: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' stinks -- and here's why

On Christmas Day, I fulfilled my duty as an American consumer and took the family to see the new "Star Wars" movie. The excursion solved a mystery: Why do so many of the reviews, even the enthusiastic ones, carry an undertone of disappointment?<p>The simple answer is that "Star Wars: The Force …

Movies

12 UK travel destinations you definitely shouldn't miss in 2016

LONDON — A host of anniversaries and new openings are lining up to make 2016 a great year to explore the UK.<p>In Northern Ireland, the focus is on …

How do we "see" dark matter?

Every now and again, you'll read a science story claiming the "best picture of dark matter" ever. If it's so dark, how can you see it? In this week's …

Dark Matter

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

12 Tips That Will Take Your Travel Photography To The Next Level

Read on HuffPost Spain<p><b>1. Don't obsess over your equipment</b><p>Have you ever thought that your photos would be better if you had more expensive, high-end equipment? Have you fallen into the trap of assuming that your camera is not good enough because your pictures don't seem to say anything?<p>Your …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

5 new age ways to keep your tech fresh

It has been widely documented how dirty our cell phones are. Comparisons to toilet seat handles, soles of shoes, even New York City pigeons have …