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The Secrets of Orgasmic Meditation

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …

What Research Says Happiness Really Is

There’s a lot of philosophical debate over what it actually means to “be happy,” but if you’re looking for concrete answers, it can leave you …

Happiness

18 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

One device applies electric currents to your head to help you meditate while another encourages you to breathe more deeply – Silicon Valley is abuzz with entrepreneurs offering gadgets to help you ‘upgrade your mind’<p>At the San Francisco consciousness hacking monthly meet-up, about 150 personal …

Silicon Valley

Location-Based Marketing Startup Ubimo Gets $7.5M To Create Ad Campaigns Using Real-Time Data

Many brands now rely on location-based marketing, which sends consumers ads based on which stores or venues are nearby. Founded by former Googlers, Ubimo incorporates additional data points, including weather and local events, to make ads more relevant and result in higher conversion rates.<p>Based in …

21 Things You Should Force Yourself To Do Every Day

1. Saying “thank you” when someone does something little-but-kind throughout your day. When someone holds a door, helps you grab something, or lets …

iFixit Apple Watch Teardown Suggests No Internal Chip Upgrades

Today is Apple Watch D-Day for a speedy few early adopters, with Cupertino finally shipping the first batch of its debut wearable to buyers. That means it’s also the day that serial repairers/tenacious teardowners iFixit get to crack open Apple’s latest sealed box and peer inside so we don’t have …

Angela Ahrendts just sent all Apple Store employees a 'confidential' video explaining the best, quickest way to get an Apple Watch

The key fact for Apple Watch buyers is that <b>online booking and sales for Apple Watch will begin at precisely 8:01 a.m., April 10, United Kingdom time.</b> (That's 12:01 a.m. PT / 3:01 a.m. ET.) If you want an Apple Watch, that will probably be the best, quickest way to get one. The online Apple Store …

Consumers withdraw U.S. lawsuit against Google over Android app limits | Reuters

(Reuters) - Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against Google Inc (GOOGL.O) on Friday withdrew their case accusing the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google’s own applications the default option.<p>People are …

Steve Zissou x David Bowie Patch

Pop culture-inspired pins and patches are having a moment. Just look at how many of Pintrill’s pins sell out within minutes of release. But while the …

10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

30+ #Twitter Marketing Stats: 2015 - #infographic

Twitter remains to be an indispensable marketing tool today. Here is Twitter marketing by the numbers. The truth is there are literally hundreds of …

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

The 20 Best Murals of 2014

In the wake of the destruction of <b>5 Pointz</b>, New York's former graffiti mecca, looking back on the best murals of the year feels bittersweet. But the …

Use These 5 Tips To Align Employees With Your Brand

Would you buy a high-end service from a folksy employee with a Southern accent? Or would you purchase a bargain-brand car from a dealer who was dressed in custom couture? Here’s what the big brands know that your emerging company may be missing: for optimal success your employees must not only be …

Delicate Paper Sculptures Alternately Appear and Disappear from Different Angles

Korean artist Ho Yoon Shin creates delicate paper sculptures that appear to alternately solidify and disappear when viewed from certain angles. Made from hand-cut, urethane-coated strips of paper joined together with paper joints, the intricate sculptures display amazing strength and fragility, …

Twitter Plans To Onboard Users With “Instant Timeline”, Launch More DM Features And Standalone Apps

Twitter has 500 million logged out users it’s trying to squeeze value out of, but now it has a plan to fix its growth problem, which is really a new user retention problem. Today on its marathon 7-hour Analyst’s Day conference call it previewed sweeping product changes, new revenue streams, and a …