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10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Backpacking

Amazon's Smartphone Expands Sales Reach to Your Pocket

The smartphone market is brutal. It destroys companies that can’t keep up and makes established tech juggernauts look like a bumbling startup. It’s harsh, unrelenting and Amazon is getting ready to shoulder its way into the fray.<p>On Wednesday Amazon is expected to reveal its long-rumored smartphone. …

Long thought dead, PC sales are coming back

A fresh wave of corporate computer-buying is starting to materialize, which could be great news for both computer giants and the US economy.<p>Last week, the world’s largest chipmaker, Intel, raised its profit forecast for the second quarter, saying it’s seeing a stronger-than-expected surge in sales …

The City

Galaxy Note 4’s most incredible feature has been confirmed

Samsung wasn’t the first smartphone maker to launch an oversized handset with a huge screen, but there is no question that the company popularized …

Brand death: Microsoft will phase out iconic Nokia brand name

Microsoft closed its deal to acquire the mobile and services division of Nokia last fall, and it now appears ready to put Nokia’s iconic mobile brand name out to pasture.<p>The Nokia name dominated a huge chunk of the early history of mobile phones, and its demise will take some getting used to.<p>The …

15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

A Beach Resort Is Hiring A 'Chief Instagram Officer'

Best job ever alert.<p>The Hillside Beach Club Resort in Turkey is looking for a Chief Instagram Officer.<p>You would be paid to and take pictures around this gorgeous resort and upload them to the hotel's Instagram feed. In a way, you all do this for free already.<p><b>The resort is absolutely gorgeous. This</b> …

Employment

5 Myths About Travelling With Tech

The more I travel, and the more people I meet while travelling, I realize there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about travelling with technology. In an effort to make travelling a little easier for everyone (or at least, everyone reading this…) here are a few of the most common myths I’ve …

10 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself

Unless, of course, you're a little too full of yourself.<p>Consider the word "charismatic." If someone called me charismatic, I will be incredibly flattered (and hugely surprised). But if I call <i>myself</i> charismatic, you will think I'm a jerk--and rightly so.<p>Here are 10 more words that are awesome when …

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …

5 Easy Daily Habits to Build a Healthier You

Forget massive changes to your diet, exercise, or lifestyle. Try simple, small changes you can definitely stick with.<p>How long do most New Year's resolutions last? A week? Maybe a month?<p>Makes sense if you think about it: no matter how much you may want to stick to your resolution, the pressures of …

5 Career Mistakes Millennials Make — and How to Avoid Them

Overcome the negative stereotypes about Generation Y — such as being narcissistic slackers — and get ahead in the workplace.<p>From having a sense of …

8 Conversational Habits That Kill Credibility

If you avoid these common errors, you'll be more believable and command more respect.<p>Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth. Based upon working with the readers of my free weekly newsletter, here …

How to Clear Your Mind in 15 Minutes

Are you having a crazy, distracting day? Here is a 15-minute approach to clearing the mind and regaining focus.<p>Some days just get out of hand. The workload is heavy, and still the emails and calls flood in. The pace can seem frenetic, and the constant interruptions not only disrupt your actions but …