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The Complete Guide to Product Management (Part 1)

<b>Product management</b> is a role that most software companies recognize to be critical. Yet, it is surprisingly hard to define “product management” in …

Product Management

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Nutrition

Is it time to ditch the Fitbit?

I have been pushing myself to hit 10,000 steps a day. But a new study shows I have probably been wasting my time<p>My friend taunted me yesterday. It was no perceived slight, or joke gone wrong. I got a notification on the Fitbit app on my phone: “Emily W taunted you.”<p>Emily has worn her Fitbit for a …

Research

Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Here's how to fit 10 days' worth of necessities into a carry-on suitcase.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive …

Travel

Canada’s fix to the opioid crisis: Vending machines that distribute prescription opioids to addicts

Among their many differences, Canada and the United States share a common crisis: opioid overdoses.<p>Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, killing more people than the AIDS epidemic at its peak. More than 42,000 Americans died of opioid-related causes in 2016, …

British Columbia

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Harvard

​‘I overdosed, but survived​'​ – artist Nan Goldin​ takes on the billionaire family behind OxyContin

The photographer became a heroin addict after getting hooked on the prescription opioid. Now clean, she is waging war on the art philanthropists who have profited from the crisis<p>Nan Goldin lights a cigarette and takes a puff. “My dealer came here 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I was one of his …

Entrada ESL looks to build on ‘year of firsts’

While living in Italy in her early 20s, <b>Erin Janklow</b> developed fluency in Italian. The experience of learning a language as an adult was part of the …

Language Learning

Forget 5-star restaurants and celebrity chefs — the best place in Japan to try Japanese food is in a department store

Japan, perhaps more than other destinations, is a place you travel with your taste buds.<p>There are so many local specialties, from sushi and yakitori to okonomiyaki and shumai, that it'd be a shame to not try everything Japan's culinary tradition offers.<p>The best place to find and sample Japanese …

Japan

How to make hambagu, easy Japanese-style hamburgers

When I asked my mom to share her recipe for her Japanese-style hamburgers, her response was, “You’re going to laugh how easy it is to make.”<p>It’s one …

Facebook Ads vs Google Adwords Trends And Techniques

Facebook and Google are the two biggest internet giants, and each has its own advertising model. Which is best? The answer may surprise you.<p>Many …

What To Answer Before Designing Anything

We can talk about Design Thinking: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test for the uninformed. However, design is more framework and less process. …

UX Design

These Amazing Plants You Must Have In Your Home: They Protect Against Chemicals,Harmful Cigarette Smoke…

Air is one of the five elements that we cannot live without. This statement is most of the time taken for granted because people are part of the mass …

A village in Kenya is quietly disproving the biggest myth about basic income

KENYA — Maurice Owiti is 47 years old and works as a caregiver in a rural Kenyan village. In a poor community such as his, Owiti is lucky to have a job. But until late 2016, spending even $20 a month on school fees for his son was a struggle.<p>Then a charity called GiveDirectly showed up in October …

Basic Income

8 Secrets To Grow Your YouTube Channel In 2018 From A YouTuber With Over 550 Million Video Views

According to Socialbakers, 4 in 5 millennials view video content when researching a purchase decision. No wonder video marketing is on the rise; every marketer I talk with has it as one of their primary focuses as they plan for 2018.<p>While Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, and even LinkedIn …

Marketing

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan, doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful,</i> …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

How to Eat Sushi

Although you won't be ejected from the average Japanese restaurant for mistreating your fish, knowing how to eat sushi the right way enhances the …

Japan

The 100 best restaurants in NYC

Narrowing down the 100 best restaurants in New York City is no easy feat, given the sheer number of top-rate eateries NYC has to offer, from …

Tom Colicchio

25 Totally Mind-Blowing Books Skyrocketing In Popularity

Books have a strange sort of power to completely transform parts of you, even if that transformation is only temporary. You're able to live different …

Books

Racism bleeds Boston of black talent

That black people find Boston racially inhospitable isn’t news. While angry white faces standing between a black child and a schoolhouse door does …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Coding is fun: here's how to ignite the developer spark in children

Basic coding fundamentals are no longer optional for high school graduates who want to excel in the modern workforce. Every child won’t grow up to be a developer, but the ability to understand how computers and AI work is important in almost every industry – and becoming more so every year.<p>Luckily, …

How to Create a Content Editorial Calendar

Gone are the days in which you simply run ads to generate interest in your business. Today consumers want information about the products and services …

8 Characters the Arrowverse Does Better Than Smallville (And 7 That Are Worse)

As The CW’s already massive Arrowverse continues to expand, perspective on what the network once had with <i>Smallville</i> demands constant reconsideration. …

12 Winter Sangrias Your Christmas Party Needs

The best way to spread holiday cheer is sangria. Obviously.<p>It's not a party without sangria.

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Top 5 UI Trends for 2018

2018 is fast approaching, and there is only one thing on our minds: what is in store for the world of UI design?<p>Adventurous designers, rejoice. 2018 …

This 4-Letter Acronym Will Revolutionize the Way You Think About Leadership

C.O.R.E. stands for Communication, Organization, Relationship, and Expectations. Try it today.<p>She walked into my office and slumped into a chair.<p>"You don't have a clue do you?" she asked in an exasperated tone, with a few extra "colorful" words thrown in for emphasis. I didn't quite follow her line …