Lori Miller

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Using a Foreign Language Affects Your Ethical Reasoning

(Photo: Elliott Brown)<p>You're standing on a footbridge overlooking a train track. A train is coming down that track. It is about to hit and kill five …

A Middle School Teacher Said ‘I Love You Baby’ To Student She Was Giving Lap Dance To

Everything about this story, involving a 42-year-old middle school teacher giving a student a birthday lap dance during class, is ridiculous, so let’s rank the MOST ridiculous sentences.<p>6. “He said he sat at his desk, and after the tardy bell rang, she placed a chair in front of the room. Music …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

How to create multiple smartphone phone numbers

Disposable phone number software adds an extra "privacy layer" for smartphone users<p>Smartphone users can download an app that allows them to create disposable phone numbers for added security protection.<p>Burner enables customers to create phone numbers for specified time lengths before “burning” them …

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B1 File Manager Accesses Multiple Dropbox Accounts on Android

Android: The default Dropbox app on Android forces you to use only one account at a time. If you have multiple Dropbox accounts and need access, then …

Ironically, Anonymous App Secret Is Hatching IRL Meetups

On anonymous social media app Secret, you can be anyone you want — even yourself.<p>My new acquaintance, whom we'll call Steve, has just organized one …

Awkward Moment Seal Is the Meme for All Your Slippery Situations

In case you tried to forget all those embarrassing moments when you just wanted to crawl out of your own skin, never fear: Awkward Moment Seal is …

Four apps that can transform any Android device into a Galaxy S5

There has been a lot of talk about Samsung's latest flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S5 is filled with new and exciting features, which have helped make it one of the hottest products available today. Whether you're not eligible for an upgrade or simply aren't interested in the Galaxy S5, there is …

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Shopping Resources: Decals, Removable Wallpaper, Washi Tape & Contact Paper

(Image credit: Melissa DiRenzo)<p>As a follow up to my last post with lots of inspiration for how to use decals, removable wallpaper, washi tape, and …

Framing

God is Disappointed in You

I’m not religious, and I have not read the Old Testament or the New Testament (I did read R. Crumb’s graphic novel of the Book of Genesis and enjoyed …

When it comes to learning computers, play is seriously important

Game on? Or game over? [PDF], a brief research report from the U Washington Information School, summarizes some of the findings from the TASCHA …

Lingvist Raises €1 Million To Reduce The Time It Takes To Learn A New Language

Estonian startup Lingvist, which is developing “adaptive” language learning software that it claims significantly reduces the time it takes to learn a new language, has raised a €1 million round of funding. The investment comes from SmartCap (the investment arm of the taxpayer-funded Estonian …

Lingua.ly, Which Turns The Internet Into A Language Learning Tool, Launches Its First App

One of the most tedious parts of learning a new language is stumbling half-asleep through a boring textbook. When I was studying Chinese, one of my readers included articles on how to renew a student visa, why credit card debt is bad, and whether or not depression is a “disease of civilization.” As …

Review: Flamingo for Mac Is A Better Way to Use Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the best chat services around, but its lack of a native desktop client irks many users.<p>Unless you install the Hangouts extension and let Chrome run in the background all the time, you’ll likely miss out on chats regularly, a problem for many users. That’s where Flamingo …

HoverChat For Android Lets You Message Your Friends Without Switching Screens

HoverChat, the first Egyptian Y Combinator startup and makers of an SMS replacement application currently available for Android smartphones, is focused on making messaging more of a multi-tasking experience. The app also has a familiar look: its avatars, called “hoverheads,” are a lot like …

Smile And Wave

We've been in this rental here in Colorado Springs for a year-and-a-half now and one of the biggest challenges was figuring out a way to create more …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

How to Unlink YouTube / Google Plus Accounts and Change YouTube Username in 2013

How to unlink your YouTube and Google Plus (Google+) accounts and change your YouTube username to something different than your real name.<p><i>How can I</i> …

Internet

3 ways to escape zip ties

3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide

A Floor-to-Ceiling Guide to Spring Cleaning

What I don't love about the chore of spring cleaning is that once the weather gets nice I want to run outside, not be cooped up at home with rubber …

Cleaning

Crazy Domains

33 Practical Garden Shed Storage Ideas

It’s spring and it’s time to do some garden work! I’m sure that almost every garden has a garden shed where you store all the tools, seeds, buckets …

2 Gmail Tips that are Ninja Worthy

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Time Management

Add Sugru to Your Keys to Identify Them by Touch

Sometimes, when fumbling with your keys, you spend a lot of time staring at them to figure out which one you need. If you can identify them by touch, …

Waterlogue App Turns Your Photos Into Incredible Works Of Art

I'm never buying another piece of art again.<p>Why spend a ton of money on artwork when I could get some of the photos-turned-paintings that I made with the app Waterlogue printed? They're that gorgeous. Between the colors, the style and the textures, these photos really do look like watercolor …

3 Fun Apps That Will Make You Feel Epic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking around the app stores for your iPhone or Android can feel a little like taking a drink out of a firehose. With so much variety, it can be overwhelming to decide which apps are really worth your time and money.<p>Sure, there are …

Apps

Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation

Shhhhh! Don't tell anyone, but Shasta Ventures, Thrive Capital and Tencent just joined the investor list.<p>Whisper, the popular anonymous sharing app, is reeling in more money from venture capitalists, only six months after its last funding round.<p>The round is worth just shy of $30 million, and places …