Benjamin Diekhoff

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Quip’s Subscription-Based Toothbrush Replacement Service (Yes, Really!) Raises Seed Funding

Did you know you’re supposed to replace your toothbrush every three months? Apparently, this is actually the recommended time frame preferred by the ADA, but most consumers just wait until their bristles wear out, or it randomly occurs to them as they’re walking through the dental care aisle at …

Getting addicted to getting things done

I’m about to finish a book project and it feels good. Not just because I will have another tool I can use in my business, not just because it …

Time Management

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Startups

Why people leave their bodies to medical research – and what happens

The first thing you notice as you walk into the operating theatre is the smell. There isn’t one. There’s no whiff of chemical preservatives, no sniff of disinfectant and, reassuringly, no smell of bodies. The room is brightly lit, spotlessly clean and there’s little noise apart from the buzz of …

My Mom Told Me Not to Marry My Husband...And Now She Loves Him

How one woman's hubby finally won her mother over<p>My mom wasn't exactly thrilled when I started dating my now-husband, Chris.<p>Despite the fact that I was clearly into him, she'd change the subject whenever I mentioned him and encouraged me more than a few times to "see what else is out there." She …

HugeDomains.com - ForBean.com is for sale (For Bean)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Could DNA be the key to passing digital data to future generations?

Perhaps in predicting “bio-neural” circuitry to store and transfer data throughout the starship, the writers of the mid-1990’s TV series <i>Star Trek:</i> …

'My addiction to porn and escorts cost me thousands'

What happens when watching porn becomes an addiction, and then spills over into an expensive real-world habit? Martin Daubney talks to a young man whose life was almost ruined<p>Rundeep, 23, is a pornographer’s dream: one of the estimated ten per cent of users whose initial consumption of free porn …

How-To: Transfer a Photo onto a Slice of Wood

Tired of putting your photos into right angled frames? Give this ink to wood transfer technique a try.<p>You can find ready to use kiln dried wood slices at most large craft stores. If you want to use your own DIY slice of wood cut from a fallen tree, be aware that if not dried with the proper …

My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

<b>(Reuters/Fiona Hanson/Alessandro Bianchi/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>March 7, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

Faith

Homestays: The Joys of Exchange

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’ve only just begun to settle into my room in the Ecuadorian village of Tunibamba when I hear a quiet knock on the door.<p>My host mother for the week—a middle-aged woman named Carmen Taya with glowing brown eyes and long black hair pulled back into a braid—stands outside in …

Electric toothbrush mates simplicity with low-cost subscriptions

You could easily argue that many attempts at modernizing the toothbrush are overkill -- motion tracking and smartphone tie-ins are a bit much for cleaning that should only take a couple of minutes if you're doing it right. Quip (no, not that Quip) thinks there's a better solution. Its newly …