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From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, …

Do we deserve OS updates for our Android devices?

With the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at system updates in general. We all want the latest and greatest software that Google is pushing out, but do we actually deserve to get software updates?<p>There comes a time in the life of every …

Android News

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

7 Secrets to Unlock Success and Happiness

I frequently speak at conferences on many topics including innovation, leadership, and the future of mobile technologies. At these conferences, young people often ask me for career advice. I am reminded of my younger days when I was looking for the same. Wisdom from a few people has greatly …

This 24-year-old high school dropout is tackling a problem every startup hates

Jessica Mah, the founder and CEO of Indinero, was only 11 years old when she started her first business. Having learned how to code in fifth grade, Mah built websites for people and got paid a few thousand dollars a month.<p>That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …

How to Cut Your Single Biggest Expense in Retirement

You're going to spend a lot on housing in retirement. Here's how to make sure you're not shelling out for places that don't serve your needs as you …

Retirement

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro Notebook: A Thin, Stylish Ultrabook Alternative

For the past few weeks I’ve been living with an almost anorexically thin notebook. Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro, with its trademark “watchband” hinge is <i>the</i> thinnest full-fledged notebook I’ve ever used. It’s a 13-inch machine that weighs 2.62 pounds and measures a half inch thick. By way of comparison, …

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

Just How Green Will Electricity Production Be In 2050?

<i>This story originally appeared on Climate Central.</i><p>Clues to the United States’ energy future are everywhere, if you know where to look.<p>By 2050, the technology will likely be available to provide 80 percent of the country’s electricity from wind, solar and other renewable sources.<p>But even if the …

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The Best (and Worst) Advice From Bosses

<i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>Many of us are lucky enough to work under intelligent leaders we can learn from. Other times, …

Time I

How to create a company culture with only 3 people

We all know that culture is vital to any business. As you grow, culture becomes part of your DNA.<p>“Culture deeply influences the people you attract and retain,” writes Adam Berrey at Startup Blender. “At the same time it shapes how people work together in your company and what they ultimately …

Too many kids quit science because they don’t think they’re smart

For most students, science, math, engineering, and technology (STEM) subjects are not intuitive or easy. Learning in general—and STEM in particular—requires repeated trial and error, and a student’s lack of confidence can sometimes stand in her own way. And although teachers and parents may think …

Self-improvement

Time cloak used to hide messages in laser light

A “time cloak” that conceals events rather than objects can hide secret messages through a trick of light, making information invisible to all but …

Engineering

5 Must-Have Gadgets for Every Traveler's Go-Bag

One reason smartphones are great is because with all the tools that their apps pack, the handheld devices have whittled down the gear you have to lug …

Gear & Gadgets