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These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

AT&T brings back unlimited data plans for its DirecTV and U-verse subscribers

$100 for a single line, $40 extra for additional smartphones or tablets<p>AT&T is bringing back unlimited data. The number-two wireless carrier discontinued its original unlimited plans years ago, but it's resuscitating the all-you-can-eat option as a cross-promotion with its DirecTV and U-verse …

10 Things in Your House That Are Making You Tired

These pesky culprits might be the reason you can't seem to wake up.<p>If you find yourself yawning through your days without a clue as to why, your home might be the culprit. Apparently, your home decor, appliances, and lifestyle choices can all affect your state of mind and how restful your night's …

There's just no explaining 2014

Published on December 28, 2014<p><b>It was a year of mysteries</b>. To list some of the more baffling ones:<p>A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN.<p>Millions of Americans suddenly decided to …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Packaging Design

Former Komen Honcho Faces New Flap in Senate Bid

In the battle for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, one candidate is getting schooled in what not to say.<p>The drama started with a diss: Republican candidate David Perdue knocked Republican rival Karen Handel for not having a college degree. "There's a high school graduate in this race, OK? I'm sorry, …

Apple has the Mac to thank for its next generation of devices

When Apple introduced the Mac 30 years ago, it was already a successful computer company with the Apple II, a product that would continue to be successful for years after the launch of Apple's new darling. If it had taken the approach Microsoft had with Windows 1.0, and later Windows 8 and Surface, …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

11 Comics From the Comic Strip Switcheroo of 1997

On April 1, most people are highly aware of the potential for pranks. One place they don’t typically expect hijinx, however, is in their daily …

New Jersey

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

#1 Tiger Woods

Earnings: $61.2 million<p>His earnings are off 50% from their 2009 peak due to sponsor defections like AT&T, PepsiCo and Gillette, but Woods still commands the biggest appearance fees in golf and has huge deals left with Nike and Electronic Arts.

Report: Weiner can't count on Clintons

The Clintons aren't interested in helping former congressman Anthony Weiner reenter politics, the New York Post reports:<p>Bill and Hillary Clinton will not support Anthony Weiner in his dream of becoming mayor even though they love his wife, Huma Abedin, sources say. “The Clintons wish Weiner would …