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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How 2-Income Newlyweds Combine Their Money

<i>Financial advisors are not all middle-aged guys. Sophia Bera</i> <i>caters to investors in their 20s and 30, sand is the founder Gen Y Planning in Minneapolis. Her take on how newlyweds should manage their money gives good lessons to marrieds of all ages.</i><p>Combining love, lives and laundry is one thing. …

Can Hedge Fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Save America's Public Education System?

If the folkloric character of Robin Hood actually existed, he’d be hard-pressed to find any place better to ply his trade than Greenwich, Conn., perhaps the wealthiest town in the world. It happens to be the home of the Tudor Investment Corp., a $13 billion hedge fund run by the energetic …

Australian postal service introduces video stamps

Australia has rolled out a new kind of stamp with a QR code that lets you record a personal video message to send with your package.<p>We're surprised, after Croatia introduced the QR code stamp last year, that the idea hasn't really taken off. After all, stamps are the perfect size and shape for the …

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Apple's plan to wipe out disc drives is nearly complete

With only a single machine that still has a DVD drive, Apple is close to finishing something it began nearly six years ago.<p>The disc drive is dead -- or it's at least issuing a triumphant death rattle.<p>Not in PCs just yet, but certainly in Apple's Macs. Earlier this week Apple introduced updated …

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Here's What Law Enforcement Can Recover From A Seized iPhone

You may think of your iPhone as a friendly personal assistant. But once it’s alone in a room full of law enforcement officials, you might be surprised at the revealing things it will say about you.<p>On Tuesday the American Civil Liberties Union published a report it obtained from a drug investigation …

World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing …

BBM Could Be Worth Billions If BlackBerry Can Copy The LINE Playbook

It is difficult to get a handle on what the early success of BlackBerry’s messaging service on Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms might mean. By Friday 3 PM, BBM has become the #1 app in 80 countries. It hit the 10 M user mark on iOS and Android platforms in 24 hours, yet continues …

Confessions Of A Stay-At-Home (Childless) Wife: Why I Choose Not To Work

<i>In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one woman tells us why she gave up her career in hotel administration to be a stay-at-home wife, what she’s doing instead of a</i> …

Do You Google Your Ex? Pew Study Finds Rise In Online Dating, And Snooping

The number of Americans using internet dating services has tripled over the last five years, according to a detailed new survey by the Pew Internet Project. But if you really want to know what amorous adults are doing on their computers and smartphones, look no further than Google and …

Where'd that building go? Korea to get 'invisible' skyscraper

Now you see it, now you don't. A 1,476-foot tower planned for construction just outside of Seoul, South Korea, appears to disappear through optical technology.<p>If you're among those eagerly awaiting a working invisibility cloak, get ready to be jealous. A South Korean skyscraper may get one before …

Water Parks

Hankook's i-Flex 'twheels' bid farewell to flat tires

One day, we'll live in a world where you can never get a flat tire. Hankook hopes to make that happen by combining a tire and wheel together into a single object.<p>Improvements to the common car tire have occurred incrementally since its inception, but over the next decade, the average rubber roller …

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Radio Shack and the early days of the PC (pictures)

Lewis Kornfeld personal computer legacy<p>1977 TRS-80 Microcomputer System<p>In the office<p>Expanding world of TRS<p>TRS-80 Model II<p>New frontiers in computing<p>Accessories for the TRS-80 in 1981<p>Radio Shack made it happen<p>32K or 64K of RAM<p>Programs for work and play<p>The place to shop for your computer<p>The biggest …

James Martin

Foxconn hires more workers to prep for new iPhone, says WSJ

The Apple supplier has added around 10,000 more people since late March in anticipation of the next iPhone, says the Wall Street Journal.<p>Apple's next-generation iPhone has already prompted supplier Foxconn to bump up its ranks.<p>Also known as Hon Hai Precision, the Taiwan-based supplier confirmed …

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Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

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