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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Stores using our phones to track our movement, behavior while we shop - clever... or creepy?

And they're by no means alone. Wi-Fi and video are new tools, but customer insight analytics has been going on for years. As long as they have a …

Why Sad Songs Make Us Happy

So. Many. Feels.<p>Even though listening to sad songs should leave us feeling terrible, we have a tendency to actually kind of like them. Case in point: A 2008 study found that minor-key music sounded sadder than major-key music to people, but that people found it <i>more</i> likable.<p>Well, a group of Japanese …

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How to get an early look at the new Google Maps with a bit of cookie know-how

We had the opportunity to grab an early look at the new and refreshed Google Maps, but not everyone is as fortunate; you either had to be an I/O attendee or hope you received an invitation after requesting one. However, a tipster has sent <i>Android Police</i> a set of instructions that'll let you get in …

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

Management

Python in Excel

Four pricing principles to never forget

Most businesses are eventually faced with the key question: <i>How much should we charge?</i> There’s no one true answer. There are no gurus. There’s just …

Product Management

The Most Innovative Google Employees Aren't Stanford/MIT grads

Google has long had a reputation for being a place that’s near impossible to get a job if you aren’t a Stanford or MIT grad. They not only asked you …

Employee Engagement

[cryptography] skype backdoor confirmation

• Previous message: [cryptography] side channel analysis on phones<br>• Next message: [cryptography] skype backdoor confirmation• <b><br>Messages sorted by:</b> [ date ] …

Mastering Notification Center On Your Mac [Feature]

Notification Center, introduced with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, has quickly become an integral part of the Mac OS experience, replacing third-party apps like Growl and the like with a built-in system for notifying you of system and other events on your Mac.<p>Let’s take a look, then, at five tips and …

Operating Systems

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8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

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Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth

New app listens to your melodies, then writes them out in notation

Researchers at the KTH Institute of Technology in Sweden have developed a smartphone application that converts simple melodies into notation. The …

Apps

London is city 'with most multimillionaires in the world'

London tops the list as the city with the most multimillionaires in the world, according to a new update on the global ultra-wealthy.<p>It's a vibrant, multi-cultural melting pot: steeped in history and revered for its cultural heritage.<p>And London is also the city with the most multi-millionaires in …

NASA EVEX Experiment Launches from the Marshall Islands - Red and white vapor clouds filled the skies over the Marshall Islands as part of NASA’s Equatorial Vortex Experiment (EVEX). The red cloud was formed by the release of lithium vapor and the white tracer clouds were formed by the release of trimethyl aluminum (TMA). These clouds allowed scientists on the ground from various locations in the Marshall Islands to observe the neutral winds in the ionosphere. To read more search NASA's EVEX mission. #nasa #nasagoddard #evex

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

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Gear & Gadgets

Breathing Smarter For Better Performance

During any form of physical exertion, most people don't think about breath until they're gasping for it. The most advanced exercisers among us are …

Forget touchscreens: paint a computer interface anywhere with WorldKit

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / kangshutters<p>Ubiquitous, gesture-controlled interfaces are one step closer to reality, thanks to a new …

Wave hand. Turn any surface into a touchscreen - Futurity

CARNEGIE MELLON (US) — New technology makes it possible to create touch-based interfaces almost at …

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HP teases Prime multitouch graphing calculator

Graphing calculators haven’t changed much over the years, but they don’t really need to. Or do they? It turns out HP wants to completely …

Mathematics

The Best Experimental Chrome Features You Should Check Out

Google Chrome is a great browser as it is, but that doesn't mean it doesn't come with its share of annoyances and curiosities. You can fix some of …

BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive and Mega are just a few examples of the many file-storage and backup services that are available today.<p>All …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …