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'Following Your Passion' Is Dead - Here's What To Replace It With

When someone in your life is asking the important “What should I do with my life?” question – have you ever told them “<i>Just follow your passion”</i>?<p>If so, please stop doing that. Yes, completely, and forever. Because it’s garbage advice. Among the worst out there, right next to the original food …

Viral Marketing

How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Luggage

How to see Puerto Rico in three days

With its diverse tropical landscape, white-sand beaches and swaggering history, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean treasure.<p>After three days on the Island of Enchantment, I got to experience a lot of what the island had to offer, and I was impressed!

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

10 Interview Questions Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

AKA: The Keys to JavaScript Mastery<p>At most companies, management must trust the developers to give technical interviews in order to assess candidate …

JavaScript

Craper - Responsive Multi-purpose HTML5 Template

Overview<p><b>Craper Multi-Purpose HTML5 / CSS3</b> template is based on a 1170px grid system and ready for <b>Bootstrap 3.1.1</b>. Including <b>25 different HTML5 pages</b>, …

Web Design

Rails Authentication with Authlogic

Today, I ill like introduce you to AuthLogic, a simple authentication solution for Ruby built by Ben JohnsonAuthLogic is unobtrusive and pretty …

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41 Mother-Daughter Trips of a Lifetime

We asked our readers for their best recommendations for a mother-daughter getaway—and they delivered. Just in time for Mother's Day, we present 41 …

15 Biggest Marriage Regrets From Middle-Aged Divorcees

Divorce triggers a lot of different emotions, everything from sadness to regret. In some cases, a split is precipitated by a factor outside the marriage. In other cases, though, couples ask themselves whether there was something they could have done differently to save the relationship.<p>With that in …

Fall foliage tour: the ultimate New England road trip

Touring New England in search of autumn’s changing colors has become so popular that it has sprouted its own subculture of ‘leaf-peepers.’ Immerse yourself in the fall harvest spirit with the ultimate road trip.<p><b>Trip length</b>: 5–7 days; 424 miles (682km)<p><b>Best time to go</b>: late September to</b> …

3 Ways Your Customers Have Changed (While You Weren't Looking)

Here are three key ways your customers have changed (perhaps while you weren’t looking), and one way that your customers and their desires haven’t changed at all. To thrive, your customer service experience needs to adjust to these changes, while embracing the constancy of customer desires as</b> …

The Unofficial Comfort Foods of Every State in America

America is a nation of comfort foods. The bigger and heartier, the better. We've chronicled them for a while in our Fat Kid Friday pieces, but …

Resources to Get You Up to Speed in Node.js

For a long time, JavaScript developers hoped for a server-side solution that would allow them to fully and easily leverage their favorite programming …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

Resources and Inspiration For Creative Minds

Guide to Node.js Development with WebStorm

In this short blog post we would like to put together all the tutorials we have so far on <b>Node.js</b> development workflow with WebStorm and other …

Five Essential Retirement REITs

An ideal retirement investment should have three characteristics. It should offer a decent dividend yield. The dividend should be safe and reliable. And to protect against the ravages of inflation in your retirement years, the income stream should rise over time.<p>Surprisingly, most “income” …

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Why Your Favorite App Isn’t Business-Related And How It Can Be

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Todd McKinnon is CEO of identity management firm Okta.</i><p>Think about your favorite app. Let me guess. It’s a consumer app — something like Uber, Instagram or Pinterest. So what do we do to get business apps into that list of favorites?<p>It’s rare to hear end users rave about an enterprise …

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

Microsoft loses longtime Windows and Office leader Antoine Leblond

Antoine Leblond, a longtime Windows and Office executive at Microsoft, is leaving the company, according to Re/Code.<p>Leblond worked at Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft for nearly 25 years. But he was moved aside in a reorganization last year. He is leaving the company on Monday.<p>“After almost 25 years, …

Study: Ugly men have a tougher time raising venture capital

When it comes to raising cash, you’re better off looking a bit like Brad Pitt or David Beckham.<p>A new study out from researchers at MIT, Harvard and …

How To Be More Satisfied With Your Life – 5 Steps Proven By Research

<b>I’ve posted a lot about the research around</b> <b>how to be happier</b><b>. But being satisfied with your life is something a little different.</b><p>Daniel Kahneman, …

How I Met Your Mother Cast Gets Sentimental, Avoids Mother Death Question at PaleyFest

It's been nine seasons of the longest bedtime story ever as Ted Mosby tells his two children the tale of how he met their mother. And as <i>How I Met</i> …

Accessing Google Spreadsheets from Node.js - Human Who Codes

I’ve recently been working on a project involving Google Spreadsheets. My goal was to store data in the spreadsheet using a form and then read the …

Resources to Get You Up to Speed in AngularJS

Some of you may have read my Ember.js series of articles and realized I'm pretty smitten with the framework. But as a professional developer, it's …

The Node Beginner Book

A Node.js tutorial by Manuel Kiessling<p>About<p>The aim of this document is to get you started with developing applications with Node.js, teaching you …

7 Ways to Beat Money Envy

<i>by Jane Bianchi</i><p>The first version of the iPhone came out in 2007, but I didn’t buy one until 2012.<p>For five long years I put up with endless jokes as friends gawked at my old-school flip phone.<p>It wasn’t that I didn’t <i>want</i> a smartphone—I felt left out when I couldn’t participate in conversations about …