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50+ Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Tips & Tricks

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a beast of a phone. It can do a ton of amazing things, but most of the best features aren’t obvious on the surface. We …

‘Practically free’ university is changing lives

While cleaning the bathroom of a home in the west end of Toronto, a young Filipino nanny tuned into a TED Talk that would change the course of her life’s journey.<p>Working full-time as the live-in caregiver of two children, Ivah Camille Baban makes a habit of listening to podcasts while she cleans. …

The Four Types Of Productivity Styles

The reason is simple: There is no one-size-fits-all approach to productivity. Instead, we need personalized approaches. This means employing work strategies that align with our own cognitive styles, and allocating efforts in a way that suits our strengths and preferences.<p>Within weeks of starting my …

Time Management

The 6 Books Shark Tank's Daymond John Wants You to Read

<i>This article originally published on September 26, 2015.</i><p>When Daymond John was in elementary school in Queens, N.Y., he had to read books four times over to retain what they said. Now, at 46, he says he still has to reread them several times -- often two to three times each -- for the information to …

4 Steps To Becoming More Adaptable To Change

In a world that’s only going to become more complex, here’s how to adjust your mind-set to take the fear out of the inevitable.<p>The world can seem like a daunting, complicated place at times, especially considering the perpetually increasing complexity of our jobs.<p>I could count on a single hand the …

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Amid all the high rollers and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip are a surprising number of things to do that won't cost you a thing. The casinos alone are a sensory tour de force, with lights, fountains, shows, and music—much of it free. Use this guide to explore some of the other …

Las Vegas

Earin Wireless Earbuds

Love music but hate cables? Earin may well be the perfect solution if that´s your case! These are the world´s smallest wireless earbuds, as they say, …

Vinyl’s difficult comeback

On an industrial estate in Röbel, 90 miles north of Berlin, the vinyl presses at the Optimal factory were grinding and pumping away. They made a percussive racket – regular clunks, wheezes, and hisses, underlain by a droning hum – and created a distinct aroma, sharp and metallic, suggestive of …

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill. Maybe bad design does cause allergic reactions?<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, …

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

If you want a truly anonymous life, then maybe it's time you learned about Tor, CSpace and ZRTP.<p>These three technologies could help people hide their activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden by the …

7 Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life

“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. I was on the phone with the WWE about a televised national wrestling match. He’d arranged …