Charles Czuhajewski

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Who Wins in the Name Game?

From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.<p>I was at a party for Bastille Day in Paris a few years back, and we were leaning over the balcony to watch the fireworks. A cute French girl sat next to me, but after a few flirty glances the moment was …

Forget Wi-Fi, Li-Fi is the Next Phase of Wireless Internet

With Li-Fi, the lights in your home could connect you to the internet faster and more securely than your router ever could.

New Galaxy S10 leak sheds more light on Samsung’s most exciting phone in years

We have good news and bad news for Samsung fans on Thursday morning. The bad news is the fact that each new day brings more evidence that the …

Why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg & Richard Branson Are Investing In These 2 Startups

If you could pick a dream team comprised of the world’s best executives and investors, who would you choose?<p>Well, this dream team already exists — and it has attracted some of the world’s biggest billionaires.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Breakthrough Energy Ventures: The Dream Team</b><p>Breakthrough …

Jeff Bezos

Gossiping Is Good

The surprising virtues of talking behind people’s backs<p>Word on the street is that gossip is the worst. An Ann Landers advice column once characterized it as “the faceless demon that breaks hearts and ruins careers.” The Talmud describes it as a “three-pronged tongue” that kills three people: the …

Psychology

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Medicine

Net neutrality: A cheat sheet

Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic? That's the question at the heart of net neutrality, and here's everything you …

Elon Musk has new plans to tunnel into Chicago

If you’re planning to fly into Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport at some point in the future, you might be pleasantly surprised by the transit options. The city struck a deal with Elon Musk today to move forward with its plan to build a high-speed rail between O’Hare and downtown Chicago.<p>In …

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

Who's Afraid of Kaspersky?

We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research, wines and dines competitors and journalists, and burns American espionage operations.<p>In early March, at a five-star hotel in Cancun, Mexico, the lights go off, the room turns …

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

Pipe dreams: can 'nano apartments' solve Hong Kong's housing crisis?

The city with the world’s tiniest and costliest living spaces may soon convert drainpipes into homes. The aim is to get young people on the property ladder – but how small is too small?<p>“Both indoors and out, life in Hong Kong can feel pretty suffocating at times,” says 39-year-old finance worker …

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

Jordan Peterson is on a crusade to toughen up young men. It’s landed him on our cultural divide.

By Karen Heller<p>, Reporter<p>NEW YORK — The world is wretched with weak men. Slouchers, slackers, chumps, low-status dudes who have amassed a crumpled pile of inferior habits and made the world a messier place.<p>Or so Jordan Peterson will tell you. But fear not, the doctor is here to help, preaching his …

Jordan Peterson

The Era of Fake Video Begins

The digital manipulation of video may make the current era of “fake news” seem quaint.<p>In a dank corner of the internet, it is possible to find actresses from <i>Game of Thrones</i> or <i>Harry Potter</i> engaged in all manner of sex acts. Or at least to the world the carnal figures look like those actresses, and …

Domestic Violence

Why tech companies are racing each other to make their own custom A.I. chips

Chinese retailer and cloud infrastructure provider Alibaba is the latest company to think up its own design for processors that can run artificial …

Solved: A Decades-Old Ansel Adams Mystery

The answer was hidden in the shadows.<p>When you look at the image above, what do you think of? Most will probably take in the beauty of its subjects, …

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity

Slack has been outperforming other Silicon Valley companies when it comes to minority employees, according to the organization’s latest diversity report.<p>Last week, Slack, the company whose popular, plaid-themed messaging app has simplified office communications and introduced the custom-fox emoji …

The Workplace

America's disappearing IPOs

What happened to all the IPOs?<p>It wasn't so long ago that the market for initial public offerings — in which a promising and often young private …

This is what dating could look like 100 years in the future

On their first date, Mia and Josh talked as if they’d known each other for years. Josh loved Mia’s wit; Mia delighted in Josh’s warmth and ready smile. Their relationship blossomed, but doubts crept up on both of them now and again. Josh was the primary caregiver for a child from a previous …

Gender Equality

9 things America is getting right

With a number of natural disasters raging across the country this year, and political discourse at its peak, it's important to remember that there is …

Navigation Apps Are Turning Quiet Neighborhoods Into Traffic Nightmares

LEONIA, N.J. — It is bumper to bumper as far as the eye can see, the kind of soul-sucking traffic jam that afflicts highways the way bad food afflicts rest stops.<p>Suddenly, a path to hope presents itself: An alternate route, your smartphone suggests, can save time. Next thing you know, you’re headed …

Apps

Meet the 34-Year-Old Founder of Stitch Fix, Who Just Became One of America's Richest Self-Made Women

From teen raver to youngest-ever female startup IPO.<p>Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on …

These 9 Tax Deductions Are Going Away in 2018

Learn what the tax bill just took away from taxpayers.<p>The new tax reform bill is now law, and taxpayers can expect a lot of changes to take place in …

Personal Finance

Space Tourism: Russia Plans Luxury Hotel on the ISS

Russia’s space agency is planning a new luxury hotel module for the International Space Station (ISS) that will allow space tourists to visit the …

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

The Worst Mistake Bitcoin Investors Can Make Right Now

If you want to buy bitcoin, here's the wrong way to do it.<p>Some experts say bitcoin will reach $1 million by 2020. Others have gone so far as to call …

Cryptocurrency

3 Crucial Lessons from an Entrepreneur Who Just Sold His Company for $340 Million

Every entrepreneur dreams of creating something great, this one did, and you can too.<p>When a Boise, Idaho based entrepreneur builds a company and then sells it to Intuit for $340m, you know the story is going to be good. So I reached out to founder Matt Rissell, of TSheets to get his perspective on …