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8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Computer Science

Menu: A Super Bowl Party

Tailor your beverages to suit your team affiliation by using locally-made ingredients. For Patriots fans, use the new Samuel Adams Alpine Spring …

47 Meaty Super Bowl Snacks You'll Want on Game Day

From chicken wings to meatballs to fajitas, here are 47 satisfyingly meaty snacks for your Super Bowl party.<p>Chicken wings are just the beginning of finger-friendly meaty Super Bowl snacks. Sure, there's the old standby, ribs, and the dip-able pigs in a blanket. But expand your horizon, football …

Cooking

TrakInvest Is A Fantasy Stock Trading Platform That Can Lead To Real Jobs

There are several virtual stock exchanges, including ones just for kids, but TrakInvest stands apart by giving its members a chance to turn fantasy trades into real jobs. Founded by a former JP Morgan principal, TrakInvest partners with institutions like Thomson Reuters and Religare to offer …

The Top 13 Reasons Why You Need to Start Doing Bodyweight Exercises

I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one …

A Beautiful Collection of Insects

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native bee species by creating accurate and detailed pictures of native bees and the plants and insects …

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35 Clever Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life

We all cook and we all eat food. So why not make both of those easier? From avocados to 10 essential uses for coconut hacks, these will change your life.

Alton Brown

Elysium

The Hard Luck and Beautiful Life of Liam Neeson

Actor, ass-kicker, widower, philosophizer, big man, funny man, capable drinker of pinot noir: may we introduce to you, the man you've known for all these years<p><i>Originally published in the March issue</i><p><b>Liam Neeson and I</b> last spoke a week before I wrote this sentence. At that time, I asked him what he …

Northern Ireland

Where to Find Free Stock Photos Online | Inc.com

Need images for your company website or blog--but can't afford (or don't want) to pay for them?<p>Chelsea Blacker, head of client delivery at digital marketing agency BlueGlass UK, put together the following list of websites that provide free images for commercial business use, which means an image is …

Web Design

Digg Reader Is A Promising, But Still Incomplete, Google Reader Alternative (Hands On)

For a subset of the Internet’s population, Google’s March announcement of its intention to shutter its dated, rusting RSS feed-reading service Google Reader was met with a large outcry. Though never having grown to a size that made the service worth sustaining in Google’s eyes, its niche user base …

Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>The battery life of the brand new MacBook Air is an enviable 12 hours (or more, as some reviewers found). If you can’t afford …

Facing the Fears of the Unknown

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Candy Chang's marvelous experiment in community building in New Orleans provides an excellent opportunity for us all to reflect on what we want to do before dying. Even more important, it …

Middle Age

New Elysium Movie Official Trailer Released (video)

A new trailer for the upcoming Elysium movie starring Matt Damon, has been released this week revealing more about the movies story and Damon’s role …

The Wait Is Finally Over: Microsoft Office Is Now Available In The App Store

We’ve got some big news for Microsoft Office users who just so happen to own an iOS device. The top-selling business suite is now available for …

7 Ways To Make Your Startup Stand Out

A press release no longer cuts it. Here’s what to do to cut through the noise.<p>Once upon a time, a startup could issue a press release and get the word out.<p><i>If it were only that easy today . . .</i><p>Now a startup is confronted with an information horde from Twitter to TV to YouTube to Yelp to Facebook and …

Startups

An Office Landscape Designed to Kill Boring Meetings

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 06.13.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Yves Béhar and Herman Miller are …

You Have to Slice Open This Cookbook to Read the Recipes

Restaurants and gourmet food shops have an unprecedented number of digital marketing opportunities — they can juice their Yelp scores, jam Instagram …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

WWDC: how Apple won back our hearts

<b>"For a company that was never gone, Apple sure is back."</b> So tweeted technology entrepreneur Aaron Levie. Spoiler alert: on Monday at WWDC, Apple won …

1 Second Everyday: An app that reminds people to remember moments

You know the type – someone so preoccupied with tweeting, Facebooking, shooting photos or video that he forgets to live in the moment.<p>Well, here's …

The web giants are rising above humans and their petty rules, and that worries me

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>I read a great Tumblr post today. No idea who wrote it, but it’s an expression of extreme annoyance with Google(s goog), …

Lights out: could a powerful blast from the sun send us back to the stone age?

Of all the issues facing the world right now that the US government is concerned about, the sun may seem to be an odd one. But the White House is taking the threat of a massive solar eruption seriously. Late last month, it released a new, largely overlooked report outlining the risks of solar …

The Mortality Paradox

<i>“It is quite impossible for a thinking being to imagine nonbeing, a cessation of thought and life,”</i> Goethe, who ceased to be 181 years ago this week, proclaimed as he concluded that <i>“in this sense, everyone carries the proof of his own immortality within himself.”</i> Since the dawn of time, it has been …

The man who lives without food

Rob Rhinehart has replaced all his meals with a nutrient-rich shake he calls ‘Soylent’. Is it dangerous? Or the future of food? Will Storr reports.<p><b>Last Christmas, Rob Rhinehart</b> realised that <b>food</b> doesn’t work. At least, not very well. Its function is to deliver the energy and nutrition that the body …

This column will change your life: why Rolf Dobelli isn't thinking clearly

The feeling you're left with after reading The Art Of Thinking Clearly, by Rolf Dobelli – a bestseller in Germany, newly translated into English – is …