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Your coffeemaker is disgusting -- here's how to clean it

If you wake up every morning and stagger over to your coffee machine to brew up a pot of joe, chances are you’re also brewing up a bunch of mould. …


2016 Internet Trends Report

The 2016 edition of Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report covers today's Internet growth and an in-depth look at the following:<p>• Global Internet users have surpassed 3B; India has supplanted the US as the world’s second-largest Internet market.<p>• Internet user growth remains consistent (led by …

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UN bans lithium-ion batteries from being transported on passenger planes in case they blow up

The UN’s aviation agency has banned passenger aircraft from transporting lithium-ion batteries as cargo, amid fears that they could blow …

Clean Energy

This 10 Minute Video Teaches You Exactly How to Persuade Others--Proven by Science |

Whether it's seeking new investors, interviewing for our first job, or proposing marriage, all of us are in the persuasion business. If you want to convince me to take some type of action, what's the best way to present your case?<p>A little over 30 years ago, psychologist Robert Cialdini set out to …

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America's Best Coffee Cities

The Northwest city known for its latte-friendly (read: misty) weather won the coffee contest again this year—and not just for Stumptown Coffee …


How to Write Killer Bullet Points | Rainmaker.FM

Well-crafted bullet points make your copy more readable. And they allow you to do something else that is very important, as well. What is that …


Be Still: The Power of Introverts in a Noisy World

This article zeroes in on the most neglected side of the human story. The side commonly known as the introvert.


10 Signs You Haven't Had Your Morning Coffee Yet

Coffee is truly one of the greatest gifts from Mother Nature. One cup and I go from terrible morning ogre with tangled hair to a productive, …

How to Fix What's Wrong with Your Coffee

First thing in the morning, it can be hard enough to find matching socks, much less troubleshoot what's awry in a cup of coffee gone south. While some problems can't be corrected with a simple re-brew, many can. Here's our quick guide to identifying some of the most common things you'll find wrong …

Coffee Brand Pours You a Free Cup When You Yawn at Its Vending Machine

Vending machines have been developing unique personalities for some time. We've had generous ones, sadistic ones, patriotic ones. Now, we've got an …


Smart Casual Dress Code Defined (And How To Wear It With Style)

What is smart casual? The <i>Macquarie Dictionary</i> defines smart casual as “well-dressed in a casual style.” Oxford defines it as “neat, conventional, yet …

Gear Patrol

Check out our updated list of the 40 best duffel bags on the market. It's time to get packin.


Too poor for pop culture

Where I live in East Baltimore, everything looks like “The Wire” and nobody cares what a “selfie” is<p>Miss Sheryl, Dontay, Bucket-Head and I compiled our loose change for a fifth of vodka. I’m the only driver, so I went to get it. On the way back I laughed at the local radio stations going on and on …

Novel: The Folding Dream Kettle – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Novel is just that—a novel travel kettle that folds up for easy packing. The kettle design, by Slovakian designer Stanislav Sabo is currently …