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Instagram Fills Up with Batkid Photos as SF Helps Bring a Young Boy’s Dream to Life

Yesterday a young boy named Miles, better known now as Batkid, inspired the world and probably became the most photographed child on Earth, if only …

Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.<p>Newly declassified documents are on everyone's mind these days, as are inadequate safeguards on national-security …

Jimi's Last Ride

Epic plans, earthly troubles and sweet music: the guitar god's frenetic final months and lost recordings<p>On the evening of August 26th, 1970, Jimi …

Guitar

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

8 Ways To Make Your Guacamole That Much Better

We don't mess around when it comes to guacamole. We understand the importance of this simple avocado dip. It makes happy hours that much better, parties worth leaving our house for, and Cinco de Mayo a holiday to that can rival (almost) Thanksgiving. Without guacamole, margaritas wouldn't go down …

Recipe Of The Day: Fried Chickpeas

Forget serving peanuts with your evening cocktail, fried chickpeas are what you should be snacking on. Not only are they easy to make, but they're healthy too -- and just as easy to snack on as nuts. They also make a great accompaniment to your happy-hour libation.<p>This fried chickpea recipe has a …

20 Delicious Summer Salads

Whether you're looking for light and healthy summer meals or new ideas for your next barbecue, these 20 delicious summer salads have you covered. They're quick, require minimal or no cooking, and are a great way to enjoy all the colorful produce that's in season right now.

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups

Jewels and Jill Elmore share a healthy Asian-inspired recipe from their cookbook, The Family Chef.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>For the filling</b><p>2 tablespoons peanut oil<p>2 teaspoons sesame oil<p>24 shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped<p>2 large carrots, peeled and very finely chopped<p>4 scallions, very finely chopped<p>2 …

Creamy Tomato Soup

This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>10 sprigs thyme, tied together<p>1 medium onion, thinly …

If you want to make money from apps, forget about the app store

Considering the number of free apps that clutter the world’s many app stores and the pittance paid by mobile advertising networks to app developers, it was only natural that app makers would find other ways to make money from creating mobile software. A recent report by VisionMobile, a London-based …

Apps

FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

7 Quiet Career Truths That Speak Volumes

Lately, I have been writing less. With the economy picking up, our marketing and sales recruiters are busier.<p>I’ve also come to learn that in business sometimes it’s strategically (and monetarily) beneficial to remain under the radar.<p>As I sat down to write, I began looking over interviewing and …

Queue It Up: 24 Oscar Nominated Documentaries Now Streaming on Netflix

We recently highlighted the 11 Best Picture Oscar Winners now streaming on Netflix, but we decided that documentaries deserved a list of their …

Documentaries

Design your own iOS7 with amusing online tool …

As the site puts it, “every bloody designer on the planet has had a go, so you might as well try too.” This tongue-in-cheek interactive design tool lets you create your own take on iOS by selecting from a range of backgrounds, fonts, colors, corner shapes and shadows.<p>Here’s our own Seth Weintraub’s …

7 Steps To Outstanding Sales Growth For Your Startup

“If you build it, they will come.” It’s a line from an old movie “Field of Dreams” which is still leading to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build an exciting new product or service. Most struggle with the idea and practice of marketing and …

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 …

No one is talking about the implicit costs of entrepreneurship

There is good news and bad news about entrepreneurship. The good news is that there is emerging global consensus that fostering entrepreneurship should be an integral part of every region’s economic policy. Entrepreneurship is a way to generate growth, with the associated outcomes of dignified …

Entrepreneurship

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …