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10 Pinterest Charts That Will Help Keep You Fit, Healthy, Toned And Trim

These nutrition and exercise charts are seriously helpful<p>Pinterest is more than just a place to gather great ideas for personal organisation or for your next dinner party theme. It can also serve as much-needed motivation when it comes to your health, nutrition and fitness. Proof: These food and …

Magne Turntable System by Bergmann

Bergmann’s Magne turntable system is the result of a life-long passion in music, vinyl and air bearing technology.Johnnie Bergmann Rasmussen, a …

12 Books You’ll Want to Read on the Beach This Summer

Is there anything better than lounging in the sun engrossed in a great book? If you’ve got some serious summer plans and need a good read to keep you company on the plane, on the beach, or in your house with the A/C on full blast, make sure to pack of few of these in your bag. Whether you prefer …

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

If You Haven't Read These Graphic Novels, Now's the Time

If you grew up loving and collecting comic books, chances are you'll love reading graphic novels as an adult. Personally, I didn't discover the joy …

Exploring Hidden China From Hong Kong

Five Hidden Destinations From Hong Kong<p>Once you’re in Hong Kong, it’s hard to resist the urge to stick your nose over the border and say you’ve seen …

Google Chrome: Over 20 Million Users Installed Malware Infected Ad Blockers Into Their Browsers

Ad Guard, a research firm, has revealed that millions of Google Chrome users were tricked into installing fake ad blockers into their browsers.<p>Ad …

10 Novels That Will Have Harry Potter Fans Like, "Accio Books"

The seventh and final book in the <b>Harry Potter</b> series came out over 11 years ago, and we still feel like we have a Basilisk fang-shaped hole in our hearts. It's not hyperbolic to say that J.K. Rowling's epic fantasy series shaped an entire generation. Who else remembers going to midnight book …

Books

31 Underrated Foreign Novels You Should Read

Time to expand your preferences.

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

You Should Read These 10 Young Indian Writers Who Are Changing The Game Instead Of Chetan Bhagat

There's been a new breed of writers rising up in India. Surprisingly young, tragically unpopular, incisive and most important of all - going against …

Inventor of the world wide web has fears for the future

• On the day of the world wide web’s 29th birthday, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, published an open letter on the state of the web today.<br>• Berners-Lee is concerned that the web is too centralized, not regulated enough, and not inclusive enough to the world’s population.<br>• The letter concludes with …

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

personalimprovement

The Downside of Immortality

<b>ETERNAL LIFE</b><br>By Dara Horn<br>233 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $25.95.<p>Classical mythology brings us the tale of the Sibyl of Cumae, a prophetess who bargains with Apollo for endless life, and centuries later comes to yearn for death. She failed to negotiate for eternal youth, you see, and with the years …

Yiyun Li: ‘Rebecca West made me weep unabashedly in an airport’

The Chinese-American author wishes she’d written Moby-Dick and read more Roald Dahl – and finds West’s This Real Night uncontrollably moving<p><b>The book I am currently reading</b><i><br>A Dictionary of the English Language</i> by Samuel Johnson (with regular help from the <i>OED</i> and <i>Merriam-Webster</i>). All words are good …

Books

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitsch; Embers of War by Gareth L Powell; The Bitter Twins by Jen Williams; Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin; All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai<p>In <b>The Gone World</b> by Tom Sweterlitsch (Headline, £14.99), NCIS agent Shannon Moss looks into the murder of a family …

Books

Big telcos set to hit many Canadians with internet price hikes

Canadians' thirst for fast, reliable internet service has surged in recent years, and so has the amount we're paying to stay connected.<p>For many …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

This week’s must-read books

<b>Mrs.</b> <i><br>Caitlin Macy (fiction, Little, Brown)</i><br>The mothers at an elite Upper East Side private school gossip amongst themselves all the time, but the one …

9 WWII Novels Beyond Europe's Shores

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>With readers around the world embracing novels like <i>Gone to Soldiers</i>, <i>The Nightingale</i>, and <i>Everyone Brave Is Forgiven</i>, it's clear that I'm not the only one who loves stunning and beautiful World War II fiction. Several months ago, I read <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i> by …

How the Brain Processes Language on Acid Is a Trip

A new study found that LSD's activation of semantic pathways has implications for creativity and psychedelic therapy.<p>The Beatles' <i>Revolver</i>. Steve Jobs' innovations in developing Apple. A Canadian architect's quest to design an "ideal mental hospital".<p>Lysergic acid diethylamide, colloquially known as …

Consciousness

FREE Social Media Management Dashboard | Twitter/Facebook Marketing Tool

The only tool that is personalized to you and your needs.<p>Hear it from some of our happiest customers<p>“Commun.it is quick and easy. Manage your …

Social Media

Four Times Science Almost Flew Off The Rails: Bat Men On the Moon, Phantom Planets, Ghosts, and The Hollow Earth

<b>Science is a trial and error process, and sometimes those errors are big—like "whole planet" big. With that in mind, let’s take a look at four times</b> …

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Online Life

2015 State of Sales -- Data-Driven, Mobile, Tech Savvy and Collaborative

"The most disruptive thing in the market is not technology, but rather the customer." - Tiffani Bova, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analysts<p>Bova is one of the top enterprise technology sales analyst in the world and an authority on the topic of sales transformation. Bova is helping …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

The ‘Internet Health Test’ Works: TWC, Verizon and More Accused of Slowing Data Speeds

Remember back in late May when we told you about the Internet Health Test? The simple test analyzed users’ Internet connections from end to end, and …

How To Be Productive