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The Curse of Reading and Forgetting

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she had been rereading Richard Hughes’s “A High Wind in Jamaica,” which was first published in 1929 and is about a group of creepy little kids who become the unwanted wards of sad, listless pirates. She praised it, and her recommendation sent me to Amazon. The …

Books

The Mark

The F.B.I. needs informants, but what happens when they go too far?<p>Last January, Michael Grimm, a forty-year-old United States congressman from Staten Island, sat for an interview in his Washington office with Greta Van Susteren, of Fox News. Grimm, a freshman representative who had recently been …

The Jefferson Bottles

How could one collector find so much rare fine wine?<p>The most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction was offered at Christie’s in London, on December 5, 1985. The bottle was handblown dark-green glass and capped with a nubby seal of thick black wax. It had no label, but etched into the glass …

World’s Smallest Pacemaker Can Be Implanted without Surgery - MIT Technology Review

Pacemaker surgery typically requires a doctor to make an incision above a patient’s heart, dig a cavity into which he can implant the …

Medical Technology

HR Trend Institute follows, detects & encourages HR trends

The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends. In the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where …

The Secret to Creativity, Intelligence, and Scientific Thinking: Being Able to Make Connections

When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account a while back, it got me thinking. <b>The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets</b>, which seems …

17 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

We asked entrepreneurs across industries to share their favorite productivity hacks, from useful organization apps to clever tricks for cutting down meeting times.<p>These simple habits have proven to enhance their focus, organization, and happiness, all of which fuel their success.

Confident People Never Do These Things

20 Things Confident People Never Do<p>Her heart was pounding.<p>A dozen pairs of eyes were staring her way.<p>The only thing between her and complete …

For Bitcoin, Lessons In The History Of Failed Currencies

If someone were to perfect a flying car, governments around the world would be faced with a conundrum. Over the centuries humans have developed a transport system complete with quaint country streets, bustling six-lane highways, electronic toll booths and police officers to monitor it all. So …

Bitcoin money supply lags Guatemalan Quetzal

A look into Bitcoin's market cap in relation to global currencies, including the Guatemalan Quetzal<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

Going Paperless:Using Quick Notes in the New Evernote App for iOS 7

Last week, in preparation for the release of iOS 7, Evernote released a beautiful new app for iPhone and iPads. The new app is packed with nice …