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The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

Get your time back with these marketing templates, tips, and time-savers

One of the cultural values at Buffer is to live smarter, not harder.<p>We like to think this extends into our workflows as well.<p>This is why marketing spreadsheets have been such a boon for us, helping us to track important social media metrics, see our blog growth, and get more work done in less …

Analytics

10 best Android apps to sell stuff

We understand the predicament that you’re in. You need a few bucks and you have a garage, basement, or closet full of stuff that you could stand to not own anymore. The good news is that there are plenty of options when it comes to selling your stuff. You’ll have a few extra bucks and some empty …

Suffering is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily noting that it was …

Pain

Trump: ‘The president can't have a conflict of interest’

The president-elect also calls the Trump brand 'hotter' since winning the White House.<p>Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he faces no legal obligation to cut ties with his businesses, even as he described how winning the presidency has made his brand “hotter” and acknowledged advancing his business …

Donald Trump

This Is How Steve Bannon Sees The Entire World

The soon-to-be White House chief strategist laid out a global vision in a rare 2014 talk where he said racism in the far right gets “washed out” and called Vladimir Putin a kleptocrat. BuzzFeed News publishes the complete transcript for the first time.<p><i>Donald Trump’s newly named chief strategist and</i> …

Trump’s vast web of conflicts: A user’s guide

An agency-by-agency look at the ethics challenges flowing from Trump's sprawling business empire.<p>Donald Trump’s new hires should brace themselves for a full immersion in government ethics school.<p>They’re going to need it given the president-elect’s sprawling business empire and his lack of interest …

Donald Trump

Trump's agenda faces new test: GOP leaders in Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Now that the White House and Capitol Hill are unified under Republican control for the first time in a decade, President-elect Donald Trump is promising swift action on a sweeping policy agenda.<p>But walking the line between cooperation with Congress and consistency with campaign …

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Here's why the music labels are furious at YouTube. Again.

RIAA boss Cary Sherman says Katy Perry and the rest of the music business are getting a bad deal.<p>You’ve heard this song before: The music industry is mad at YouTube.<p>In the old days, the music business used to complain that YouTube took their music and didn’t pay them. Now the complaint has changed: …

Four Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier

According to experts, the traditional formula for success may be backwards.<p>Do great work, you’ll get a promotion and then you’ll be happy. This is the mainstream formula for happiness.<p>We’re taught that working hard will lead to a great success and finally result in happiness. But happiness experts …

David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little …

Everyone has a 'microbial cloud'

<b>Everyone is surrounded by a unique "cloud" of millions of their own bacteria, according to scientists at the University of Oregon in the US.</b><p>Walk through someone else's cloud, and it will "rain" bacteria on your skin and be breathed into your lungs.<p>The study on 11 people, published in the journal …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

Museums

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

4 Ways to Provide Outstanding Customer Service on Social Media | Inc.com

Providing great customer service is critical online. Whether you're prepared or not, your customers will be expecting a quick response whenever they experience an issue or have a question.<p>Sharing great content is only half the battle on social media. You also need to engage your community. Are you …

The Inside Story of the Civil War for the Soul of NBC News

Brian Williams’s fabrication was just the latest, and worst, of the debacles that have plagued NBC News since NBCUniversal was bought by Comcast in 2011. Who is to blame?<p>On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, the beleaguered head of NBC News, 47-year-old Deborah Turness, dropped into a chair in …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

ISIS and the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

Why do people travel abroad to take part in somebody else’s violent conflict?<p>In August 2014, ISIS marked Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with a 20-minute, high-definition video offering its greetings to the Muslim world.<p>Gauzy images of smiling worshippers embracing at a mosque cut to children …

Islam

Who needs a website? Media companies ponder becoming content providers for Facebook

Go to where the audience is — that’s the common refrain of 21st century media. Consumers are fragmented, and its up to journalists and editors to …

Media Industry

5 Steps to Develop a Stronger Brand Narrative in Social Media

[<b>Editor's note:</b> the following is a guest post by Peter Friedman, CEO of LiveWorld]<br>Social media is a dynamic, never-ending flow of conversation and …

5 Compelling Reasons To Ramp Up Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Most consumers shop across multiple channels – in fact, a whopping 72% want to connect and engage with brands through digital channels. Most …

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Want to know what’s working on social media?<p>Word-of-mouth advertising is very powerful. You need to earn the trust of your audience so they will …

Social Media Marketing

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

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Internet

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

In One Chart, the Story of How Facebook Came to Take Over the Media and Marketing Worlds — The Content Strategist

Marketers and publishers alike have spent the past 15 years trying to appease the Google gods, but in 2015, we may have a new deity to worship.<p>The …

How to Ignite Brand Personality into your Social

Social media is full of noise. This is not going away anytime soon. In a crowded playing field brands have to be able to cut through the noise if …