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5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

Home Improvement

Mentat will apply for jobs on your behalf and guarantee you get an interview

Did you know nowadays there are more people who dislike their jobs than like them?<p>While there was once a time where the vast majority of Americans were happy with their current job, now anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of employees are dissatisfied with their current position.<p>Combine that statistic …

Facebook is giving a boost to Apple’s secret smash hit

Since then, Swift has grown into a behind-the-scenes phenomenon in the world of software development. Lyft rewrote its entire iPhone app to run in Swift, and companies like LinkedIn and Facebook are exploring using it for new apps.<p>Now, Facebook is joining the party with the beta introduction of the …

Apps

Microsoft officially delays its ambitious Windows 10 goal because its phone business collapsed

Now, almost exactly a year later, Microsoft is pushing that timeline out, saying it'll be at least a little longer before it hits that 1 billion mark. And in a statement, Microsoft puts the blame on the struggling Windows smartphone business.<p>Here's that statement, from a Microsoft …

10 Heat-Tolerant Plants That Will Survive (And Thrive) This Brutal Summer

These beauties will survive and thrive in the heat.<p>We hear it's going to be one hot summer, people. Prepare your garden for the temps to come by choosing flowers that are super tolerant of extreme heat, harsh sunlight and dry soil.

Microsoft readies combined CRM, ERP Dynamics 365 cloud bundle

Microsoft is combining elements of its Dynamics CRM and ERP offerings into a new cloud bundle called Dynamics 365.<p>Will Dynamics 365 replace Dynamics …

Microsoft Dynamics

Home Prep for Kitchen Cabinets – Renovations FAQ

If you’re like most people contemplating renovating your kitchen, you probably have a lot of questions about how to prep your home for something like …

How to survive (and thrive) when life punches you in the face

A few weeks ago, one of my students posted this in my Facebook mastermind group (<i>emphasis mine</i>):<p>Let me start by saying that I applaud this woman for having the courage to step up, share her story, and ask for help so she can overcome this and move forward again. It’s actually pretty damn hard to …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

What I Learned About Arranged Marriage from My Indian In-Laws

"I no longer think the Western way of doing things is inherently better."<p>In the house my husband Rajiv and I share, there's a wall dedicated to old family photos. My favorite is one of Rajiv's dad as a young doctor in California, in which he's wearing a plaid suit, polka-dot shirt, paisley tie, and …

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your personality traits, and the way you approach life in general.<p>We dug up psychological research and expert opinion on what different daily habits might reveal about you.<p>Note that none of this …

Biologists have recreated life inside a computer — NOVA Next | PBS

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

Police held 76-year-old Malaysian for 3 days for insulting prime minister over WhatsApp

Malaysian police have released a 76-year-old man, who was arrested on Saturday for allegedly insulting the prime minister on WhatsApp.<p>Local reports …

Asia

Ex-Fox News anchor accuses former boss Ailes of sexual harassment

(Reuters) - Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Channel Chief Executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday for sexual harassment, alleging her ex-boss wrongfully fired her after she rebuffed years of unwanted advances.<p>Ailes, also the network's chairman, denied Carlson's allegations late on …

Google Now on Tap update adds app translation, barcode/QR scanner, and more

Building on a new text selection and search feature introduced last month, an update to Now on Tap adds the ability to translate foreign languages found in any app. On Tap can now also read QR and bar codes, as well as suggest interesting articles and videos as part of a new Discover feature.<p>The …

Microsoft's Thinga.Me is a scrapbook app for organizing your real-world possessions

People collect a lot of stuff: coins, stamps, Star Wars figures -- you name it. And for those numismatists and philatelists of the world, Microsoft has a new app for archiving their passions and sharing them with the world: Thinga.Me.<p>Yes, you can already take photos of your trophy shelf and post …

A Bug in FMRI Software Could Invalidate 15 Years of Brain Research

This is huge.<p>There could be a very serious problem with the past 15 years of research into human brain activity, with a new study suggesting that a …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

19 Words You Should Never Say the First Time You Meet Someone

Some are tired. Some are overused. Some are hyperbolic. And some are insufferable.<p>Plenty of people use tired clichés, overblown superlatives, and breathless adjectives to describe themselves in social media profiles and marketing materials. Plenty of people write things about themselves they may …

The US has the largest oil reserves in the world

That conclusion comes from a new independent estimate from Rystad Energy, a Norwegian consultancy. Rystad estimates that the U.S. holds 264 billion barrels of oil, more than half of which is located in shale. That total exceeds the 256 billion barrels found in Russia, and the 212 billion barrels …

Rant: Street Photographers are Posting Too Many Terrible Photos Online

This post will probably sound harsh to some, but I think it’s needed as street photography has a problem. It may be because of a so-called …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Chris Evans has quit "Top Gear."</b> He leaves the show amid sliding ratings and broad criticism of his presenting style.<p><b>2. MailOnline says Snapchat's redesign saw it quadruple traffic and sell out all its ads.</b> Martin Clarke also told The Drum he's not particularly concerned by ad blocking just</b> …

How Do We Improve Our Working Memory?

Our working memory refers to the ability to recall as well as process information, and is a type of memory that plays an important role throughout …

Tourists are flocking to see this mind-boggling optical illusion in Portugal

Visitors to Loures in Portugal have been flocking to check out an outdoor mural that gives off an incredible optical illusion. French street artist Astro painted the outside of a residential apartment block in the Portuguese city, which is situated north of Lisbon, in a way that makes it look like …

Reality goes virtualamid new technology

WE live in a world where virtual reality is changing the way we live our daily lives, and those changes are coming quickly.<p>E-commerce giant Alibaba, …

Virtual Reality

This is how you take a soft light group shot

<i>Forget Mr.White, today we’re Breaking Clay!</i><p>I am a long time follower of Clay Cook, and one thing that always amazes me is his softly lit group shots. …

Flush app helps travellers find public toilets in their hour of need

It’s happened to all of us when travelling in an unfamiliar city … caught in desperate need of a toilet but without a clue as to where the nearest public one might be.<p>That was precisely the problem that spurred the creation of the Flush App, brainchild of UK developer Sam Ruston, who reckoned …

Container Gardening – How Do You Pick Your Planters?

It’s easy to get confused when shopping for planters or containers for your garden. Container gardening is not easy since there are many different …