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Use this trick to see a map of everywhere your iPhone knows you've been

If you have location services enabled on your iPhone, you can see a map of all the places where you're iPhone has tracked your location. In addition to viewing a map, you can also see a list of all the places you've been.<p>The feature is easy to turn off, too, if the idea of your iPhone logging each …

Disney is considering re-creating its theme parks for virtual reality

I love Space Mountain, but I’m a thousand miles from the nearest Disney theme park. Soon, that distance might not pose a problem.<p>Disney is considering showcasing its theme parks in head-mounted virtual reality displays like the Oculus Rift. That’s according to the company’s Imagineering creative …

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Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence

There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is based on the rapid pace of technological changes, and the vast amount of information that we are generating (the two are related). Yet …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Human Behavior

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog.</i><p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<br>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

MIT Researchers Build Drones That Automatically Provide Picture Perfect Lighting For Photographers

The intrepid researchers at MIT never fail to impress, and a new system they’ve designed that uses fleets of drones to automatically light a shoot for photographers is no exception. The prototype of the system will be on display at the International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

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5 ways companies are using big data to help their customers

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with IDA Singapore.</i><p>Once upon a time, you went to the same neighborhood bakery every time you needed bread. Even before you placed your order, the shopkeeper already had a loaf bagged and ready. As you paid, she would ask what was new with your family. …

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Watson Digital Marketing

Welcome to Watson Marketing<p>Uncover actionable insights and deliver personalized experiences that customers want and value. Build relationships that …

In Japan, A Pond That Changes Color Based On The Weather

<b>In Bieie,</b> Hokkaido, Japan, there’s a blue pond that changes colors depending on the weather.<p><b>Especially adored</b> by photographer Kent Shiraishi, who …

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Twitter Mobile App Update Highlights Trending TV Shows

Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps Tuesday with new search filters and an enhanced focus on conversations around TV.<p>Under the "Discover" tab, …

3 Days With a Posture-Correcting Wearable Gadget

I have poor posture — a habit that began long before I sat behind a computer for eight hours each day. I usually blame it on my tallness, but …

Didn't Get Enough Sleep? You Might As Well Be Drunk

The holiday weekend is long over for most of us, which means it’s back to the grind – and likely back to getting less than a desirable amount of sleep. While I’m sure most of those reading this article took advantage of the holiday weekend to catch up on sleep, by now you’ve stayed up too late – …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

To Go from Big Data to Big Insight, Start with a Visual

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, business leaders are asking: is data visualization …

Mapped: Every Protest on the Planet Since 1979

This is what data from a world in turmoil looks like. The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) tracks news reports and codes them …

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

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