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10 Timeless Tips For Business Writing (And Casual Sexism)

Often called the archetype for <i>Mad Men</i>, David Ogilvy wrote this great list of communication tips way back in 1982.<p>Employees of his demi-eponymous advertising agency were encouraged to share and make use of them in their daily working lives.<p>Although they were written a decade or so before corporate …

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images<p><b>If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and during your journey--they'll help you have a safer, happier solo trip.</b><p>Solo travel used to be an anomaly, but now it's so common that some hotels even have …

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How Minecraft looks with realistic graphics

This animation of a realistic version of <i>Minecraft,</i> created in Blender by YouTuber Flashcode, prompted the following responses from my kids, ages 4, 8 and 10.<p>8yo: "Is this a real game?"<p>10yo: "No, idiot. But it's nice."<p>4yo: "Awesome."<p>It's a short film, in which Steve encounters a Skeleton, but …

Traffic Congestion Costs Americans $124 Billion A Year, Report Says

Population growth, GDP growth, decline in fuel prices, and an increase in car ownership. These are the main factors that, according to a report released today by Seattle-based INRIX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research will lead, in the next sixteen years, to a 50 percent rise in …

Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games

School drop-out, video-game obsessive, multi-millionaire.<p>You may not have heard of Olajide Olatunji - better known by his alias, <b>KSIOlajidebt,</b> or KSI for short - but there’s a good chance your children, nieces or nephews will be very familiar with him.<p>The 21-year-old is one of the UK’s most popular …

5 Ways to Reach Down-Market Consumers Without Harming Your Brand

Many executives worry that they are not doing enough to fend off low-cost rivals by targeting down-market customers. For instance, reaching young consumers as they begin forming buying habits and settling down offers a critical opportunity to gain long-term loyalty. At the same time, however, these …

100 car GIFs to rule them all

Amazing moments, looping infinitely. The perfect distillation of internet cardom.<p>The Internet is the ultimate human procrastination technology, so in the interest of helping you put off whatever it is you should be doing right now, we scoured the web for great automotive animated GIFs.<p>Some are hard …

The 'true' story of a Pokémon game that turns you into a murderer

There are two versions of Pokémon Black: the one you know and the one that will make you a cold-blooded killer.<p>The former is the first game of the fifth generation of the series, first released alongside <i>Pokémon White</i> in Japan in 2010. The other you is quite different. Rumored to be found in a flea …

Hacking Duo Names Three "Most and Least Hackable Cars"

In August 2009, a speeding Lexus with a stuck gas pedal crashed in San Diego, killing all four people aboard and spurring the ill-conceived theory that Toyota’s electronic controls were bugged. They weren’t. But as cars become rolling, autonomous supercomputers, what’s to stop an enterprising …

Watch Dogs modder releases final version of his PC graphics overhaul, TheWorse Mod

The modder who's been tweaking the graphics of Ubisoft's <i>Watch Dogs</i>, Federico Rojas (aka TheWorse), released the final version of his mod that originally aimed to return the PC version to its original, E3 2012 demo glory.<p>"This is the last release of my modification," Rojas wrote alongside the …

90 Classic 4th of July Recipes to Celebrate Peak Summer in America

Ribs, burgers, slaw, and more of our favorite Independence Day recipes.<p>Unlike Thanksgiving, people don’t plan their 4th of July menus way in advance. It’s an on-the-fly thing that happens once you’ve already stocked up on 10 bottles of rosé. Except it <i>is</i> worth thinking about a plan of attack, so you …

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Steam’s Summer Sale is underway, and here are 50 games you should check out

Since Valve released the Steam marketplace as a method of distributing Counter Strike patches in 2002, it’s expanded into a massive gaming store and …

The eighth generation of home consoles were met with rabid anticipation after nearly seven years (longer if you don't count the Wii U) of old …

The single greatest benefit of owning The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC is the plethora of modding opportunities available to you. Nearly every facet …

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Classic Victorian House Gets A Modern Extension Inspired By Tapestry

We often find amazing inspiration in life from the most unexpected sources, and the ingenious folks at FMD Architects found theirs in the art of …

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How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

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Your most popular vid of the week? Stig’s amazing interactive lap of the TG test track… in a Merc SLS http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/stig-drives-top-gear-track-360-app-2013-12-12

"The results are terrible and wonderful…" How does the 505bhp Chevy Camaro Z/28 cope with UK roads? http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/chevrolet-camaro-z28-first-drive-2014-06-02

Desktop depressingly shabby? Cheer it up with one of our fetching Ferrari 458 Speciale wallpapers http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/wallpapers-ferrari-458-speciale-on-elba-2014-05-30