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Simple tips to DIY decorations for your home

Cheap is good, but free is always better, especially when it comes to trying to inject new life and soul into your interior design scheme.<p>While …

DDoS Attack: What Friday's Massive Internet Outage Was All About

DDoS and DNS<p>Yesterday was a particularly tough day to enjoy internet browsing. A huge online disruption bothered users of popular sites like Netflix, …

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

32 of the Most Scandalous, Controversial, and Memorable Moments in Summer Olympic History

From record besting...to gender testing.<p>The summer games are a place for glory, victory, and honor. They're also a place for controversy, scandal, and dishonesty. As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from disgraceful cheating in 1896 to seriously inspiring …

The 10 Best Modern World War II Movies

The films made in recent years that continue to illuminate specific corners of one of history's darkest chapters.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is</i> …

World War II

8 Success lessons from Sheryl Sandberg – “Facebook COO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+11<p>Shares 34<p>Sheryl Sandberg, stands as one of the most powerful women in business, today. Becoming the first woman to serve the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Europe's biggest software maker SAP ditches annual reviews

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany’s SAP (SAPG.DE), maker of software used to grade the performance of millions of employees worldwide, is ditching its own annual performance reviews as too expensive, time-consuming and often demotivating.<p>Once championed by business leaders as the key to better …

IT

Yahoo has patented technology to 'pre-deliver' emails before you even write them

The document outlines a technology that monitors how people use email and watches for regular patterns.<p>If someone regularly forwards or sends the same email every day or after a certain action, then Yahoo will quietly send that email for them, but it will remain hidden. Then, when it's actually …

World Economic Forum

Skip the Bisquick and Make Your Own Healthy Pancake Mix at Home

[1]<p>Healthy Pancake Flour<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR<p>Notes<p>Add your favorite ingredients to the wet batter like sliced bananas, blueberries, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips to make them even yummier.<p>Ingredients<p>Dry ingredients:<br>• 1 1/4 cups white whole-wheat flour<br>• 1 tablespoon organic sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons …

The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

In London’s Epping Forest, a scientist named Merlin eavesdrops on trees’ underground conversations.<p>Epping Forest is a heavily regulated place. First designated as a royal hunting ground by Henry II in the twelfth century, with severe penalties imposed on commoners for poaching, it has since 1878 …

Panama Canal

Paraglider Soars To Record Heights Above Pakistan

French paraglider Antoine Girard made history by soaring well above 26,000 feet in mountainous Pakistan.<p>From his vantage point in the air, Antoine …

Gliders

Elon Musk wants Tesla and SolarCity to do something that would make Steve Jobs proud

In an important way, however, he has learned a valuable lesson from Jobs.<p>On a Monday call with analysts after the official offer for Tesla to acquire SolarCity for $2.6 billion was announced, Tesla and SolarCity executives, including Musk, answered questions.<p>Musk said something very reminiscent of …

Tesla

Kickstarter has created almost 30,000 full-time jobs since 2009

Established in 2009, Kickstarter has changed many lives. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania shows just how big a difference crowd funding, and Kickstarter in particular, has made.<p>The main findings were that Kickstarted has created 283,000 part-time jobs for creatives, 29,600 full-time …

Dishwasher-Loading Techniques Throughout History

The proper technique for loading a dishwasher is far from a settled matter, despite whatever <i>you know who</i> might say. Over the millennia, cultures have brought their own unique traditions and innovations to the task, and history has proved that various methods of arranging the dishes have worked just …

Leonardo Da Vinci

‘Young, old, conservative, liberal’: Turkey in shock over journalists’ arrest

Exiled writer Mahir Zeynalov brings news of president Erdoğan’s crackdown on the media after coup attempt to the world<p>Turkish media are in a state of shock this weekend after the government arrested 17 journalists in recent days on terror charges and issued arrest warrants for dozens more, in what …

Here's how J.K. Rowling, author of the highly anticipated 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' turned rejection into unprecedented success

On a delayed train journey from Manchester to King's Cross station in London, the characters Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger came "fully formed" to the mind of a young temp named Joanne Rowling.<p>In the six tumultuous years following, she would imagine an entire magical world of …

Books

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

A practical guide to help your kid become an astronaut

The most important thing is to support and feed her interest without taking control of her interest. You have to be constantly ready to offer up something, but she has to feel that she is in charge of her own future. So, your job is to find resources and opportunities for her.<p>To inspire and …

Space Travel

5 useful apps to teach your kids coding right now

Intro<p>Now, you may have heard that, starting next year, coding will be part of the national school syllabus. Reception has been mixed, with many …

17 Amazing bathroom tile designs

Have you ever walked into a bathroom and wished you had that amazing tile design in your house or apartment? Well, then take a look at these next …

Interior Design

10 Mindblowingly Futuristic Technologies That Will Appear By The 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive …

The threats and abuse outspoken Pakistani women receive

<b>The apparent "honour killing" of Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has led to renewed debate over women's rights in the country, including the freedom to speak out online.</b><p>Ms Baloch, 26, was frequently abused in cyberspace and had received death threats for her outspoken and …

Pakistan

Boeing turns 100: A look back at aviation history

Boeing turned 100 years old on Friday, marking a full century of aerospace innovation.<p>Today, the company remains one of the largest companies in the …

Google makes phone calls free to France in the aftermath of Nice attacks

Google has announced that it will make calls to France free in the wake of the Nice attack.<p>Users will be able to dial into France without charge via …

Ultimate chocolate chip cookies

Cream cheese is the secret ingredient in this ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe.<p>We now get firmly into the "GREAT" category of chocolate chip …

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1. 'The Lobster'

The controversial afterlife of Zaha Hadid: from Britain to Baghdad

When Zaha Hadid died in March, she left behind the fastest growing architectural practice in Britain. “It is impossible to say how much we have all been affected by Zaha’s death,” says Patrik Schumacher, senior partner of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) as well as her long-time friend and collaborator. …

How Global Brands Are Thinking Local

Global retailers like Uniqlo, Lululemon and Nike are activating local communities with cultural programming, ‘superhero’ yogis and neighbourhood run …

Localization