Bill Ryan

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Bank robbery suspect wounded by Marin deputy identified

A bank robbery suspect who was shot and wounded by a Marin County sheriff's deputy in San Rafael has been identified as Christopher Jay Wootton, 60, of Larkspur.<p>But police declined to say whether they believe Wootton is the Cotton Ball Bandit, who has robbed at least seven banks in the North Bay …

2015

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

Find out how long you're likely to wait for your subway

Platform whining and drunken debates with your friends over whose subway line is the worst can end now, thanks to the Subways Data Project. The …

The List: Friday, October 18

What savvy runners will be talking about this weekend...<p><b>1. The Marine Corps Marathon,</b> and the fact that, yes, it is going to happen after all. Oorah!<p><b>2. Kids these days,</b> and the fact that, no, they are <i>not</i> slower runners, so put that in your pipe and smoke it, <i>Wall Street Journal</i> guy!<p><b>3. The possibly</b> …

Wall Street

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

The Monopoly Properties Photographed in Real Life

Did you know that all of the properties in the Monopoly board game, from Baltic to Boardwalk, were named after real streets in Atlantic City, New …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Blue Jays 2

NEW YORK -- The Yankees swept the doubleheader when Jayson Nix nailed a game-ending RBI single in the ninth for the 3-2 win. For his efforts, Brett …

Baseball

Track Running 101

Conquer your fear of the local oval.<p>Whether you're taking your first steps as a runner or trying to improve your speed, a track can be a safe, convenient place to run. There are no cars to contend with, many tracks are lighted, the synthetic surface cushions your joints, and the measured distance …

Marathons

Need cash? Then you'll need ID at Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox

Mt. Gox is requiring all users to verify their accounts in order to make non-bitcoin currency deposits and withdrawals, less than a week after U.S. authorities said they shut down online payment processor Liberty Reserve for alleged money laundering.<p>The world's largest bitcoin exchange instituted …

An Introduction to the Inverse Square Law

I don’t know about you, but I was never much of a math student. I needed a tutor in high school for both geometry and physics. I chose a double major …

Digital Photography