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Mercedes-Benz Unveils Self-Driving Luxury Vehicle Concept at CES 2015

Only weeks after Google officially unveiled their self-driving car prototype, Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz chose this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to debut the F 015 Luxury in Motion, a concept vehicle that can operate entirely without a driver behind the wheel.<p>Futuristic in …

15 Damaging Myths About Life We Should All Stop Believing

<b>1. There is a single definition of success.</b><p>And it involves an established career, large house, acceptable body shape, marriage and annual holidays.<p>Everyone has their own path to walk in this life, and what brings true meaning and deep fulfillment differs for all of us.<p>Let go of your need to fit to …

The Evolution Of The Way You Drink Beer Over The Years

Today is American Beer Day, which of course means it's appropriate to crack open a cold one right now and celebrate the day in style. Got one? Okay, now it's time to get nostalgic. Beer is America's favorite alcoholic beverage. According to Gallup, Americans who consume alcohol favor beer over wine …

5 tips for college students interested in investing

Most college students are concerned about studying for exams, finding a flexible part-time job and lining up some fun extracurricular activities. But there's always a few students stuck off in a corner of the library, trying to pick the next great stock.<p>If you happen to be one of those students …

The Truth About Business (A Secret Message for Millennials)

Are you a Millennial? Good! Keep reading. If you’re a Gen Xer you can keep reading, too, although you’ve already learned through tough experience everything I’m going to talk about. If you’re a Baby Boomer, scram. I don’t need any more flack from Baby Boomers for spilling the beans about the way …

How You Handle Sick Days Tells Your Boss a Lot

The way you handle your first sick day tells me a lot about you as an employee. It shows me how you balance your responsibilities to our company and your colleagues along with your personal needs. It tells me how aware you are of your role in a team and can think about others. And it's a great …

Letter to My Future Daughters-in-Law

Dear future daughters-in-law,<p>I have you in mind quite a bit. I am aware that my three boys will live with me for a mere 18 years and with you for a lifetime. My successes and missteps impact your future. I know this because I live with a man who says his mom told him he could do anything -- even …

This App Lets People Wearing Google Glass See Your True Emotions

Shore<p>Screenshot/Fraunhofer Institute<p>How are you feeling today? Now someone else wearing Google Glass can answer that question for you.<p>The Shore Human …

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Productivity vs. Getting Things Done

<i>This post originally appeared on the Exist blog.</i><p>I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, to some degree, but I’ve been working hard to cure myself of this time-wasting habit and I’m getting a lot closer to that.<p>For anyone who’s not familiar with it, my …

9 tips to land your dream job

Ah, the dream job. Just as work has been reshaped by technology and globalization, so too have our professional fantasies. While jobs atop the …

A Prayer for the First Day of School

Dear God,<p>I have three kids and today they all went to school, the smallest one for the very first time. You already know that, though, because you're omniscient. Now that the big yellow bus has consumed my children, I'm sitting here alone in a quiet house, trying to distract myself with work and …

How to Improve Your Luck

<b>Like it or not, we’re all a little superstitious.</b><p><b>Fundamentally, your brain doesn’t like or want to believe in randomness. It always believes you have</b> …

A Leafy Office is a Happier Office, Study Finds

The world’s first study of the “long-term impacts of plants in an office environment” suggests that a simple arrangement of a few plants around the …

7 Famous Quotes You Definitely Didn't Know Were From Women

“Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration,” said Thomas Edison.<p>The quote immaculately and succinctly captures the ingredients to success, and appears to be – at least to those who still believe he invented the light bulb – classic Edison: genius.<p>Except for one minor …

My MS Diagnosis: A Story About Living A Positive Life

Of the more than 2.3 million people worldwide who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I am only one story. I am a wife, mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, friend, and woman living with an incurable and unpredictable disease. And even though I am only one person, my story can add great …

Apocalyptic Weather Forecast by World Meteorologists

Massive waves in the seas and intense turbulence in the air will result from apocalyptic weather over the coming decades, say forecasters at a World Meteorological Organization conference in Montreal as reported by Agence France-Presse.<p>If those forecasts come true, it means we are going to have to …

Cash or credit? Most people use cash for small purchases

About two-thirds of credit card holders use cash for purchases under $5, according to a survey released last week by CreditCards.com, which comes at …

10 things the gun industry won’t tell you

<b>1. “Owning our product may be hazardous to your health.”</b><p>In the U.S., there are now somewhere between 270 million and 310 million guns, according to …

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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 …

Samsung files for a mind-bending flexible phone patent

Somewhere in South Korea, Samsung employees are hard at work creating the smartphones of tomorrow, weird and wonderful devices designed to bend, flex, and roll without taking any damage.<p>One newly discovered patent application gives us a glimpse of such a device that could be coming in the not so …

First Smartphone Turns 20: Fun Facts About Simon

A tip of the hat to Simon, long referenced as the first smartphone. It went on sale to the public on August 16, 1994 and packed a touchscreen, email …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

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A third of people have nothing saved for retirement

A third of people (36%) in the U.S. have nothing saved for retirement, a new survey shows.<p>In fact, 14% of people ages 65 and older have no retirement savings; 26% of those 50 to 64; 33%, 30 to 49; and 69%,18 to 29, according to the survey of 1,003 adults, conducted for Bankrate.com, a personal …

Google Glass-Like Devices That Look As Natural As Sunglasses Are Closer Than You Think

However, in the near future, companies like Google may not have to try as hard to make their wearable displays fit in.<p>Soulaiman Itani, co-founder and Chief Scientist at Atheer Labs, told Business Insider that wearable computers as natural-looking as sunglasses are only about three or four years …

Tiny flying robots are being built to pollinate crops instead of real bees

Honeybees, which pollinate nearly one-third of the food we eat, have been dying at unprecedented rates because of a mysterious phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). The situation is so dire that in late June the White House gave a new task force just 180 days to devise a coping …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …