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7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

The Wonderful World of Wes Anderson

Nothing looks quite like Wes Anderson movies. Even if they are often hilariously parodied, they’re never successfully imitated. Because the secret to Anderson’s work isn't in its meticulous set design or soundtrack: It’s the humor, warmth, and strangeness he brings out in his actors, even if it’s …

More caffeine, please: Keurig is buying Dr Pepper Snapple

NEW YORK (AP) — Keurig is buying Dr Pepper Snapple Group, bringing together the make-at-home coffee brand with the company behind Dr Pepper soda, …

Coffeemakers

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers

Here's why this quote has become my mantra.<p>Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that …

Motivation

Negative Self-Talk: 3 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Those Thoughts

Who else suffers from negative self-talk and wants to liberate themselves? I used to have a terrible opinion about my skills, my abilities, and …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Time Management

‘Claws’: The New ‘Breaking Bad’ Takes Place at a Nail Salon

After an endless onslaught of dark antihero dramas, finally something new: ‘Claws,’ a series about a crime ring set at a West Florida nail salon …

Age Of Context Book Review @shelisrael @Scobleizer

Age Of Context Book Review @shelisrael @ScobleizerByCHRIS VOSS<b>The Age Of Context will be out on Amazon September 25, go add it to your wishlist and</b> …

Swirl, A Beacon-Fueled Marketing System, Raises $8M So Retailers Can Track Shoppers

With the goal of closing the gap between retailers and shoppers, the SaaS startup Swirl Networks, Inc. is rolling out a system of in-store beacons to notify consumers of specific deals according to where they stand in the store.<p>A little Big Brother? Yes. But it’s happening: Swirl has just closed an …

BitLock brings GPS tracking and keyless entry to your bicycle

Currently seeking a $120,000 investment on Kickstarter, the BitLock is a high-tech twist on the traditional bike lock. For instance, the BitLock …

Ring Clock

Whether you're averse to wearing things on your wrist, or you're just looking for an interesting way to start a conversation at parties, the Ring …

iDoorCam Lets You Check Who's at the Door, Even When You're Not Home - Technabob

Are you too lazy to get the door? Have you ever lugged yourself out of bed to the sound of the doorbell ringing, only to open it and find that …

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …

Vinod Khosla: 70-80% Of VCs Add Negative Value To Startups

Vinod Khosla, one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems who later went on to create Khosla Ventures, says that the vast majority of VCs aren’t in a position to offer decent advice to startups.<p>In fact, most of them probably hurt startups, he argued.<p>TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington prodded …

Cision

Database<p>Find and connect with the right influencers for your audience.<p>Distribution<p>Impact customer behavior by gaining earned media visibility with …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges listed -- battery life, processor power, connectivity, developing compelling applications -- one was left out: who, exactly, …

More than half of pilots have fallen asleep at some point while in charge of a plane, a British survey suggests: http://bbc.in/1bLVH37 And a significant number of those questioned said that when they'd woken up, they'd found the other pilot was also asleep.

Rick Perry, Texas's Republican governor, recently told a group of supporters in San Antonio that there is "a time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance". But if there is a time to declare a second bid for the Republican presidential nomination, this was not it. Instead, the governor merely said he would not seek re-election next year http://econ.st/10P83Rr

As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure Watch this video (Warning: some viewers may find these images distressing) http://bit.ly/14XzrfK Read the full story: http://bit.ly/156nP9W

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

The Potent Lesson In Understanding How Yelp Learned To Listen

The key to any relationship is communication, right? Yelp founder Jeremy Stoppelman on why it’s the same for you and your users.<p>The story of Yelp is one of not-quite-foreseen potential: as CEO Jeremy Stoppelman will say, the company launched as a way to ask people for recommendations of where they …