Christopher R. Hopkins

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Samsung offers U.S. Note 7 owners $100 to buy another Samsung

After the flaming disaster of the defective Galaxy Note 7, which earlier this week drove Samsung to nix production of the device for good, the South Korean electronics giant is upping its damage limitation strategy by offering a larger credit note for consumers who do not abandon its brand.<p>In a …

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

PowerPoint 2013 for Beginners Part 9: The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)

Apple's big iPhones are a big imitation, Samsung says subtly in new ad

I'm not sure if you're aware, but Apple launched a couple of new, and rather larger, phones last week.<p>Oddly, it seemed that the company's sudden embrace of size was like a bald man's sudden embrace of a horse-haired toupee.<p>Samsung owners had, after all, enjoyed larger phones since the days when the …

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'Islamic State' is a slur on our faith, say leading Muslims

The prime minister and media should stop legitimising the terror group rampaging through Syria and Iraq by describing it as Islamic State, according to a coalition of imams and organisations representing British Muslims. Use of the jihadis' preferred title, they argue, gives credibility to the …

New Al Qaeda Branch Attacks Wrong Ship

The first ever attack by the newly-announced Indian Subcontinent branch of Al Qaeda went really, really poorly. The attack launched last Saturday in Pakistan seems to have targeted the wrong ship.<p>Fighters of the Islamic terror group branch that was unveiled two weeks ago had planned to storm an …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

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Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — and the latter's massive 5.5-inch screen — appear to prove Apple founder Steve Jobs was completely wrong when he said in 2010 "no one" would want to buy a phone with a big screen.<p>And while this …

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David Cameron wants to save Mandela memorial 'selfie'

Prime Minister urges Danish counterpart Helle Thorning-Schmidt to auction photo for charity<p>David Cameron has launched a personal bid to save the controversial “selfie” photo of him with US President Barack Obama and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning – Schmidt.<p>The picture was taken by the Dane …