Elante Thomas

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10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

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The Greatest Space Hack Ever

How duct tape and tube socks saved three astronauts<p>In NASA’s 56 years of operation, it has put men on the moon and robots on Mars. But one of its greatest achievements is less well known: the hack that saved the lives of three stranded astronauts in 1970.<p>When an oxygen tank exploded as Apollo 13 …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, "Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world." I smiled nervously as I …

A visit to the Googleplex shows off all of the ways you can goof off at work (photo gallery)

Google has a unique campus in Silicon Valley and the world. It was made famous in the comedy film <i>The Internship</i> starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. While it may seem familiar in tech circles, the wider world still does<p>I visited the Googleplex back in 2007 when I was a tech columnist for the San …