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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Top 10 outdoor spaces in Singapore

Away from the bustle of the city there are tranquil parks, historic sites and lookout towers to explore. <b>Azyure Hikari</b>, co-founder of Urban Explorers of Singapore, gives his recommendations on where to visit<p>There are many interesting war stories involving the Japanese invasion of Singapore, and one …

A Former Googler Explains Why It's Critical For People To Learn To Code

What was originally a one-man operation — former hedge fund analyst Sal Khan would make educational videos after work — is now a global initiative with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google.<p>Bill Gates himself even uses the platform.<p>As of February 2014, the site had 10 million …

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhibit toxic behaviors. This conversation led me into a place of reflection where I thought back to what my life had been like a few years ago when I …

Self-help

How many of these 39 natural wonders of the world have you been to?

Humanity’s love of travel list-making did <i>not</i> start with the internet age. The famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was considered a guidebook …

iMac with Retina display review: best in class, but not everybody needs one

When Apple held one of its big keynotes last week, it was easy to think of it as "iPad day." Sure enough, the company announced some upgraded tablets, but it was a desktop, of all things, that stole the show. Though the new 27-inch iMac with Retina display has the same overall design as Apple's …

Apple aesthetics: A look at the iMac's design history

A new version of Apple's iMac desktop machine doesn't <i>always</i> come with a retooled exterior. As has become the norm with the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, a spec boost via new internals is the case more often that not. This week, in addition to packing in a load of updated components, the company …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Social Media

iTunes Best of 2013: The best iPhone apps of the year - Pocket-lint

As we near the end of the year, Apple has released its traditional retrospective round-up of the UK's best-selling applications and games on iTunes. …

Apps

32 Times We Wished Jennifer Lawrence Was Our Best Friend In 2013

The Hunger Games actress became an internet darling this past year as everyone identified with her self-deprecating humor and brutal (yet sincere!) honesty. "If I don't have anything to do all day, I might not even put my pants on," she told Glamour in a 2012 photo shoot interview. Jennifer …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

51 Photos From The 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The show started with a British theme and ended in a flurry of snow. Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy performed.<p>Despite the huge production, the focus was on the gorgeous models who walked the runway.<p>Candice Swanepoel sizzled in red, while Karlie Kloss rocked her controversial haircut.<p>Other favorites …

Fashion Modeling

PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii – games for a generation

I was sitting in the reception area of the Guardian's old building in Farringdon. It was 2005. I'd been called there by the newspaper's technology editors Bobbie Johnson and Neil McIntosh; they had this idea of running a games blog, something to tie in with the new generation of consoles, the …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners

The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been announced and this year, there are some really beautiful winning modern houses. …