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Wakelet is another content curation platform, but it’s particularly good looking

From Wikipedia to Delicious, Pinterest to Flipboard, people have collaborated to share links and ideas for as long as the Web has been ‘a thing.’ With this in mind, a startup called Wakelet hopes that people take to its new, attractive, multimedia approach to online knowledge-sharing.<p>Wakelet allows …

Why Are We (Women) All So Damn Anxious?

Photo: Courtesy of ELLE<p><i>Stressed out. Racing. Panicked. Nervy B. Sunday scaries. The dreads. Merr... We all have different ways of labeling our anxiety but here at ELLE.com we all suffer from it in varying degrees. So in advance of the holiday season, a time that can be particularly fraught with</i> …

Math Finally Sleuths Why So Many Hipsters Look Alike

But there are still ways to look cool without being a clone.<p><b>Before we begin</b>, let's get a few things out of the way. There is nothing wrong with appreciating vinyl records, high quality coffee, a nice bike ride, or flavorful pickles. There's nothing inherently wrong with plaid shirts or Chuck …

Men's Fashion

The 15 Best Beers to Drink This Winter

By: Zach Mack<p>It's hardly been 10 minutes since you finished your last pumpkin beer of the season and already people are busting out the tinsel and lawn decorations. As you slide from the dark, spicy beers of fall into the... even <i>darker, spicier</i> beers of winter, I have a few recommendations you …

Free Apps Aren’t “Free” in Apple’s App Store Any More

As they say in "Team America," "there's a hefty f--king fee" in free-to-play.<p>If you try to download an app like Clash of Clans or Candy Crush Saga from the iOS App Store, you may notice something different: They’re no longer called “free.”<p>They still <i>are</i> free, at least to start, but critics of the …

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A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA

<i>A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, 'A Rape on Campus' [RS 1223], that centered around a University of Virginia student's</i> …

Journalism

All about my mother: ‘It’s amazing what the living expect of the dying. We expect wisdom, insight, bursts of clarity’

For much of my life, there was something about my mother I felt almost allergic to. Yet, as she approached death, for the first time I found I didn’t merely love her, I actually liked her • Meghan Daum: ‘I don’t confess in my work – that implies guilt’<p>People who weren’t there like to say that my …

Last week, while many of you were working, going to school, or visiting and following the polls for midterm elections, something amazing was happening in a small college town in central Illinois. SOLOT (Saving Our Lives, Hear Our Truths) presented the first ever Black Girl Genius Week in Champaign, IL. It was ...

Last week, while many of you were working, going to school, or visiting and following the polls for midterm elections, something amazing was …

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Dilbert's Scott Adams on Why It's Better to Have a System Than a Goal | Inc.com

He's best known as the creator of the popular Dilbert comic strip, but Scott Adams is an accomplished business writer and commentator. His nine years at Pacific Bell helped inspire the characters for his comic strip, which he originally created on nights and weekends while still working his day …

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'Million Dollar Question': Why Can't We Sleep?

We crave more time in the bedroom, complaining that we don’t get enough. But it’s more sleep—not sex—we want.<p>Read more here.

Bedrooms

15 best eBook reader apps for Android

Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels, comics, etc) that make the whole experience a little complicated. However, with the right app, …

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …

Android vs. iOS Development: Fight!

The eternal startup question “Android or iOS first?” grows ever thornier, with news that Android’s market share exceeds 80%. But never mind the managers and non-technical founders: what do <i>developers! developers!</i> think of that divide? Whoever makes life easier for them gains a sizable edge.<p>And by …