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Here’s where you feel it in your body when your team wins or loses in the World Cup

The World Cup is nothing if not an emotional roller coaster. After four weeks and 61 matches, we’ve seen everything from utter joy to complete disbelief. And yesterday’s semifinal of Brazil vs. Germany may top the charts as one of the most emotional days in soccer history. The home team’s crushing …

Belo Horizonte

Watch: Historic Coney Island Recreated Using a 3-D Printer

“More remains of ancient Rome than of turn-of-the-century Coney Island,” says Brooklyn artist Fred Kahl, explaining why he chose to create a detailed …

Watch: Italian Police Get a Lamborghini to Help Fight Crime

The Italian police are already known for their fashionable uniforms — but now they’ll be known for having their very own Lamborghini, complete with …

Robots Are Strong: The Sci-Fi Myth of Robotic Competence

<i>The first in a series of posts about the major myths of robotics, and the role of science fiction in creating and spreading them. Other topics: Robots are smart, the myth of inevitable AI, and robots are evil, the myth of killer machines.</i><p>Last week, I created a minor disturbance in the Internet, …

Robotics

7 Ways to Make a Man Fall in Love With You

1. Say something nice about someone people expect you to speak ill of.<p>As soon as we met, I knew that my future wife was nothing like me. She was nine …

Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of federal and local tax incentives along with increasing worries about climate change have made them commonplace.<p>Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint …

Financial Advisor Resources

International Growth Fund<p>While the world has changed drastically over the past two decades, Oppenheimer International Growth Fund’s investment …

8 Science Fiction Movies to Watch in 2014

Photo Credit: Marvel Studios<p>Slide 1 of 18<p>Space Movies to Look Up for in 2014<p>From a murderous alien to a rip in spacetime, 2014 is jam-packed with …

How to break up the old boys’ club in your office

Once upon a time, the workplace was very homogeneous. With women’s place in the home, and little ethnic diversity, the workplace was dominated by white men. And their judgments, styles and perspectives created the workplace culture and narrative that we still experience today. The Old Boys’ Club is …

Leadership

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

5 Types of Employees Bosses Hate (and How to Fix the Problem)

If your employees cause you more stress than your clients, it's time to fix some employee problems. Here are some suggestions.<p>Do your employees drive you up the proverbial wall? When you go home, do you inundate your spouse with stories of how awful they are? If so, you'll probably recognize these …

Three management mantras that Ben Horowitz says are stupid

Before becoming one of the founding partners of venture capital behemoth Andreessen Horowitz, Ben Horowitz co-founded and was CEO of Opsware, a software company. His recently published book, <i>The Hard Thing About Hard Things</i>, is a chronicle of the company’s series of near deaths, eventual sale to …

Venture Capital

Everything You Know About Black Friday Is Wrong

Beginning in the nineteen-thirties, thousands of fans thronged Philadelphia’s Municipal Stadium for the Army-Navy football game. As festive as the mood was inside the stadium, it wasn’t nearly so cheerful for the Philadelphia police officers who had to herd the crowds. The game was frequently held …

Running for Time vs. Distance

Both minutes and miles have pros—and cons.<p>Researchers have found that our minds process distance and time differently. When the finish line of a measured effort is in sight, you get visual feedback about how much farther you have to go, which spurs you to accelerate near the end. Time feedback, …

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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 …

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Employment

Associated Press News

Why Kids Are Losing Interest in Baseball

Baseball as we know it today is a disciplined, specialized, unapologetically grueling game better suited to grown-ups.<p>Every October, as World Series drama unfolds, parents lament that their kids don’t care about baseball.<p>Their concern is hardly unfounded: Baseball has, indeed, lost its edge with …

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Could high-end camping gear save lives around the world?

<b>When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save lives in rural communities across the world.</b><p>Every day about three billion people across the …

Outdoors Gear

Ebook Readers Make Reading Easier For People With Dyslexia

The ability to customize how words appear on the page is a boon to dyslexic readers.<p>A new study performed by the Smithsonian Institute found that ebook readers like the Amazon Kindle can actually help those with dyslexia with reading comprehension. Technology!<p>When you think of dyslexia, what first …

23 Hacks To Learn Anything Faster And Better

<i>By Nick English</i><p>Learning hacks -- they're a thing, and while the college kids are heading back to school, it's a good time for all of us to rethink the ways we learn. Student, professional, or parent, we're all learning every day -- whether it's how to play guitar, use new software, raise a child or …

I learned the most important lessons about investing after leaving my career in finance

<i>This originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Kristina here.</i><p>When I was in grade school, I was a real tomboy. I cut my hair short and wore my brother’s hand-me-downs. I bullied other boys in my class and commandeered their Star Wars action figures. Strangers regularly referred to me as “little boy” …

Investing

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Photography

Canadá 2013. Cataratas del Niágara. Niagara falls. (Explore aug 26, 2013)

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