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6 Ways An Empathy Map Can Help Craft Winning Headlines

<i>Demian Farnworth is the Chief Copywriter for Copyblogger Media. This article originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>We all have our pet formulas. The go-to sources we love for great headline ideas.<p>For some it’s a swipe file full of head-turning advertising headlines. For others it’s scanning the …

For Two New Apps Called “Push” And “Drop,” The Push Notification Is The App

Two new applications, Drop and Push, want to save you from having to download multiple news apps or browse dozens of websites just to keep up with the topics that interest you. But what makes these two apps different, when compared with news aggregators or other mobile news readers (aka RSS …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

A New 'Radar Gun' May Spot Drivers Who Text Behind The Wheel

It works by detecting the radio waves used to send SMS messages.<p>ComSonics, a company specializing in cable leakage detection, is working on a device that would sense when drivers are texting, the <i>Virginian-Pilot</i> reports. The Virginia newspaper suggests the final product, designed for police to use, …

U.S. Department of Defense

Silicon Valley Interns Share Some Of The Awesome Perks They Get From Their Jobs

If you can land an internship at one of Silicon Valley's major tech companies, you're likely going to have an awesome experience doing innovative work while making a great salary.<p>The perks aren't too bad either.<p>We recently found a Quora thread detailing firsthand some of the coolest intern perks in …

Silicon Valley

Auris skye adds Wi-Fi streaming to existing music docks

This device is able to receive streaming music in three ways: AirPlay for devices that support it, DLNA for Android and Windows devices, and Wi-Fi …

Gear & Gadgets

Wear This: Giuseppe Timore from An Affordable Wardrobe

<i>Each week, we turn to one of our favorite style bloggers or men’s fashion insiders to put together a solid outfit.</i><p>Gloverall Midlength Monty Duffel …

Clothing

Garb: Hold 'Em

Poker night is always a good idea. But never take all your cash.<p>Timberland Earthkeepers City Premium 6-inch Side Zip Boot ($190). Timberland …

New optical disc can store information "for a billion years"

A researcher at the University of Twente in the Netherlands has developed a new optical memory device out of tungsten and silicon nitride that he …

Nanotech

OS X Mavericks Review: Apple’s Mac Operating System Has A Need For Speed

OS X Mavericks, the first of Apple’s post-big cat OS updates, is named for one of the nicest spots on Earth. Mavericks is a surf beach in California, and the operating system that takes its name definitely represents a new wave in Mac software, even though it isn’t a drastic change from OS X 10.8. …

3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figurines are polygon-perfect

Although 3D printers are proliferating to the point where NASA plans to bring them into space, consumer-level machines still produce fairly crude results. Joaquin Baldwin has played that to his own advantage, however, by using the technology to recreate an equally crude subject — the cast of …