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The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed

A new BBC documentary tells how a trove of documents lays bare the names of Britain’s 46,000 slave owners, including relatives of Gladstone and Orwell<p>The past has a disconcerting habit of bursting, uninvited and unwelcome, into the present. This year history gate-crashed modern America in the form …

Abolition

3 Simple Steps To Boost Your Memory

Information overload is killing your memory. Here’s how to make it better.<p>If we ever meet and then we meet a second time, and I greet you by saying, “Hey man,” it’s not because I’m an ultra casual kind of guy, it’s because I’ve forgotten your name.<p>But please, don’t feel bad. It’s not because you’re …

Memory Loss

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

11 secret features hidden in your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Operating Systems

Australia: MP claims crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug

An Australian MP has used shock tactics to warn young people against the use of methamphetamines.<p>Speaking at the Central Coast Ice Summit, Dobell …

Naturally successful people do these 5 things at work every day

<b>1. They are 80 percent positive</b><p>Being blindly positive or perpetually negative can cause others to be frustrated or annoyed or to simply tune out.<p>This is why some of the best research on daily experience is rooted in ratios of positive and negative interactions. Over the last two decades, scientists …

Success

Elon Musk said Powerwall battery demand is ‘off the hook’ — here’s what that means

The quarterly earnings calls held by Tesla Motors are always a chance to hear CEO Elon Musk describe the Silicon Valley carmaker’s operations and outlooks.<p>But last week’s call was a first: The bulk of the questions by financial analysts weren’t about the company’s electric cars.<p>Most of the …

How to Remember Anything, According to Research

The best way to pick a password or hiding spot you’ll remember is to choose one quickly because you want something that will return to mind …

Southern Methodist University

Here's what you can earn working at Amazon

"We pay very low cash compensation relative to most companies," Bezos told Fortune in 2012, but Amazon does still offer some employees juicy compensation packages through restricted stock units.<p>We used data from Glassdoor to figure out the highest salaries, including stock, at Amazon. (To be as …

Employment

Apple Watch S1 processor uses older 28-nanometer process, Chipworks confirms

Nearly two weeks after the product’s official release, Chipworks has updated its earlier Apple Watch teardown to note several significant details, most notably that Apple’s latest processor uses a 28-nanometer building process that has already been leapfrogged by newer technology. The discovery …

Fitbit lists Apple Watch as risk to investors in IPO filing

Fitbit is looking to make a splash on Wall Street by filing to go public. The company behind the Flex activity trackers announced it is looking to raise $100 million in an initial public offering later this year.<p>Fitbit sold 10.2 million devices last year, and is the first wearable technology …

12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro' Rumored to Feature NFC, Bluetooth Stylus, Force Touch and USB-C

The much-rumored 12.9-inch so-called "iPad Pro" will feature a built-in NFC chip, pressure-sensitive Bluetooth stylus, Force Touch and USB-C port, according to <i>AppleInsider</i>. The report, citing a source familiar with Apple's future product plans, also claims that the larger iPad will have a new …

This British tech company takes its entire workforce on holiday to Ibiza every year

The group even made it into the Sunday Times' top 10 list of best companies to work for in the UK this year.<p>You might think a decent company perk is getting some free fruit in the office or a bottle of wine if you've done a good job, but MVF's CEO told Business Insider in a phone interview that he …

CSR

99 problems: Why Jay Z's Tidal streaming service became a train wreck

Tidal, the music streaming service bought for $56 million and relaunched by Jay Z earlier this year, seemed like it had everything going for it in …

The Easy Way To Get To 500+ In LinkedIn

We all know that having 500+ connections in LinkedIn makes a psychological impact on the viewers of our profile. We know this because we ourselves make judgments about others based on their number of connections. As it stands, you can have 20,000 connections and your profile will still say 500+. …

Thought Leadership
Thought Leadership

How Pixar Solves Problems From The Inside Out

It’s easy to forget that Pixar is a technology company. Mostly because the invention that they do is in service of a narrative.<p>When done successfully, your attention is held by that narrative, not by the technical achievements that made it possible. With Inside Out, its newest feature due later …

Animation