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“I Voted” stickers, explained

If there’s one reliable marker of Election Day, it’s the “I Voted” sticker.<p>The stickers, which became ubiquitous in America during the 1980s, are now such a beloved tradition that they’re enshrined in state law in Illinois. They’re a $30 million per year business for the companies that make them. …

Freebies

How to Transfer Files from iCloud Drive to Google Drive

The cloud to cloud transfer allows you seamless data management when one of the cloud storage services is exhausted. The case in point is iCloud …

Google Maps Just Got Even More Useful

Most people these days tend to use Google Maps at least sometimes. It’s a very useful tool that helps millions of people every single day find where …

Google Maps

A Personalized Nutrition Company Will Use Your DNA To Tell You What To Eat

Is a diet based on your genome the future of nutrition?<p>Dieting in the United States is a multi-million dollar industry. Over the past few decades, there have been diets that focus on increasing protein, eliminating fats, lowering calories—you name the food group, a diet fad has been centered around …

Jamboard — the whiteboard, reimagined for collaboration in the cloud

Google gets into the whiteboard business

Google, it seems, is still capable of surprising. A few weeks after launching a pair of handsets, a smart home hub and a virtual reality headset, the company is back with one of its most left-field hardware launches in recent memory. After all a big push into consumer mobile, the software giant is …

Virtual Reality

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

Smart Homes

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

Mayo Clinic

Find True Love With These 36 Scientifically Proven Questions

One famous study found that these 36 questions, arranged in a certain way, were scientifically proven to accelerate intimacy, closeness, and love in …

Happiness

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Stream On Spotify

Spotify is essential for music lovers, but it’s got a lot more to offer than good tunes. You can stream audiobooks, radio dramas, language lessons, …

Add these 5 calendars to Google Calendar

Once you get into the habit of regularly adding events and tasks to your calendar, it can become an irreplaceable asset to your digital organization. But calendars can be used for so much more than scheduling meetings or remembering birthdays.<p>You can subscribe to existing calendars, share calendars …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

Google Cardboard saves baby's life

<b>(CNN) —</b> A toy-like cardboard contraption that sells for less than $20 online has helped save the life of a baby who was so sick that doctors told her parents to take her home to die.<p>Google Cardboard looks like a set of big square goggles. Stick your iPhone inside and with the right app, you can see …

Google Cardboard

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

Will Smith’s 17-year-old son bags Louis Vuitton campaign – modelling womenswear

At a glance, you could be forgiven for thinking that the new Louis Vuitton ad campaign features four promising young female models – emerging talent showcasing futuristic garb from a storied fashion house best known for its monogrammed luggage.<p>Yet while all those cast are certainly new names to …

How to Handle the Most Common Roadside Emergencies

Be prepared for breakdowns and roadside car problems like flats, dead batteries, and mechanical trouble with this glovebox guide to emergency …

14 Tips For Getting Much More Out Of Gmail

Free yourself from your inbox.<p>No one <i>likes</i> email, but it's an inevitable part of life for most modern humans. A 2013 study estimated that people spend 13 hours every week sorting through it, which is terrible.<p>And for a whole lot of people, those 13 hours are spent on Gmail -- around the world, 900 …

Are you Actually BORED? Play with Google (Its DAMN Funny!!!)

One of the world’s top tech company Google has completed its journey of 17 years on 27 September 2015. The name of Google is enough in the internet …

Google Search

How To Build A Coke Can Stove For Hiking & Camping

This next idea is so great and very easy to implement in case of emergency or when camping. The tutorial is going to teach you how to make a small …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

12 Habits Of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Copying these habits of successful young entrepreneurs won’t guarantee you success, but it can’t hurt either.<p>We’re obsessed with studying the habits of successful people to figure out how to better structure our days and lives.<p>But how can you tell if your daily habits put you on the right track to …

How Wealth in Childhood Shapes Personality Later in Life

The dynamics of inter-class marriages reveal that money predictably influences the way one goes on to think about with work, emotions, and parenting.<p>Cinderella marries Prince Charming. Aladdin weds Princess Jasmine. In <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, Ana falls for Christian. From bedtime stories to films, we are …

Shades of Grey

The Avengers’ Black Widow Problem: How Marvel Slut-Shamed Their Most Badass Superheroine

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Scarlett Johansson’s badass agent Natasha Romanoff is once again used to service the storyline of a male hero.<p>The thing …

survivethat.com

Why men lose their memory younger than women

Men are affected by memory loss earlier than women, according to a study. Why does it happen and what can we do to stave it off?<p>Men over 40 have worse memories than women of the same age, <b>according to a study</b> carried out by American scientists.<p>The research showed that the hippocampus area of the …

The Brain

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

25 Mind Blowing Psychology Experiments...You Won't Believe What's Inside Your Head

There are bizarre psychology experiments that try to figure out Why people act the way they do. Psychologists have been pondering this question since …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …