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Why Most Product Managers Suck

<i>Vik Singh is CEO and co-founder of Infer, a provider of data-powered business applications, with customers such as Tableau, SurveyMonkey, Zendesk, New Relic, AdRoll, Box, and Cloudera.</i><p>The first product manager (PM) is a crucial unicorn hire that no startup should compromise on. The reason is simple …

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More Revealing Portraits of Kids Around the World and Their Toys

Maudy, 3 – Kalulushi, Zambia<p>Almost exactly a year ago, we showed you an eye-opening series that featured kids around the world with their most prized possession, their toys. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti has now traveled three years and visited dozens of countries to capture young kids in their …

Udacity And San Jose State See Improvement In Their Online Education Experiment [Updated]

Experimentation is a roller coaster. San Jose State University suspended its controversial experiment in online courses last spring after disappointing results. But the university and its platform partner, Udacity, bounced back on their second try, improving students’ outcomes in four of five …

Russian ban on lacy lingerie meets cries of panty persecution

A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist.<p>The ban will outlaw any underwear containing less than 6 percent cotton from being imported, made, or sold in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. And it has struck a chord in societies where La Perla …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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The $28K Ralph Gibson Leica Monochrom Sold Out in 5 Minutes

A lot of people might have thought Leica had staked out enough of a challenge convincing people to pay $8,000 for a digital camera that only shoots …

Latest Google Street View Project Floats Viewers Through Virtual Venice

The Google Street View team went amphibious for its latest mission: a 360-degree capture of the canals, streets and piazzas of Venice — the city many …

Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

by Laura Feinstein<p>One of the most iconic symbols of luxury in South Africa, the famous Blue Train line has spent the last 67 years taking visitors on an adventure through the country’s stunning and diverse scenery. Starting in Pretoria, the Blue Train travels through a range of backdrops—from the …

Woodworking Tip: How to Drill Pilot Holes... Without a Drill Bit!

<i>Meet my friend Brad, he's a pilot</i><p>The drill bits I break the most are the 1/8" ones I use for pre-drilling. Probably because I keep buying those cheap …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is …

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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