Timothy T.

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With Kim out of sight, North Korean top brass pay snap visit to South

With Kim Jong Un out of sight for a month, three North Korean officials popped down to South Korea for a last-minute visit Saturday.<p>And they delivered a diplomatic bonbon.<p>The three officials told South Korea that Pyongyang is willing to hold a new round of high-level meetings between late October …

7 Free Ways for Boosting Your Social Media Engagement

Did you know that there are over 1.82 billion social network users worldwide? That number is expected to increase to approximately 2.33 by 2017. Needless to say, being active on social media is an essential part of your marketing plan. But, how can you reach your audience more effectively than your …

'Holy Grail' Battery Scientist Explains Incredible Breakthrough

Yi Cui might just change the world. Last month the Stanford University professor of material science and his 50 strong team of researchers published a paper on the biggest battery breakthrough in decades – a self proclaimed ‘Holy Grail’. Now I speak to Cui to discover the real world practicalities …

Frustrated Chinese web users bemoan Baidu and pine for the days of Google

<i>This article has been corrected and updated.</i><p>Google’s search engine has been blocked almost continuously in China since late May, leaving the country’s internet users with no choice but to rely on another alternative. Even before the blockage, the country’s dominant search engine has been the …

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This Stealth Technology For Future Japanese Aircraft

Prototype of Japan's new stealth fighter, the Advanced Technology Demonstrator-X, or ATD-X.via The AviationistReports in the Japanese press recently suggested that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is planning on launching the maiden flight of their stealth technology experimental aircraft as early as …

Most new Android phones sell for less than $200

Want to know a big reason why Android smartphones are virtually ubiquitous these days? Because many of them are very affordable, that's why. IDC's latest market share estimates show that 58.6 percent of Android phones shipped in the second quarter cost less than $200, many of them from surging …

22 Pictures That Prove We're Living In The Damn Future

The future is now, y'all.

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How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

What Happens When Someone 'Likes' Your Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Funny, we’ve had the Facebook Like button along the side of every Buffer blog post for the past several years. And I don’t think I’ve ever clicked it.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference …

Russian Hackers Probably Have Your Passwords. Now What?

By now you’ve seen Tuesday’s New York Times report that a security firm found a Russian hacking ring had pilfered 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses.<p>Like many people, your first question is probably whether or not you were included in that …

Former Apple employee named Sam Sung auctions off his business card

You may have already heard the funny but true story about an Apple employee who is ironically named Sam Sung. As in Samsung. Sam worked at an Apple …

Here's What the Rest of the World Hates About Britain

The depressing thing is that the reality is even worse than their assessment.<p><i>(Photo by Will Coutts)</i><p>The British Council put out a report this week called "As Others See Us". Inside, you can read what 5,000 18 to 34-year-olds from all around the world think of Britain: their love of Brand Beckham, …

A Billion Passwords Have Been Stolen. Here's What to Do Now

This is potentially a much bigger deal than credit card theft. Change these passwords now to protect your most vulnerable points.<p>The <i>New York Times</i> is …

Facial Features Are Key For First Impressions, Researchers Say

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but apparently the face is key for first impressions.<p>In a new study, researchers in the United Kingdom investigated how facial features can impact first impressions. As it turns out, the presence of certain physical characteristics can enable scientists to …

Sigh: Men Think Women Who Listen to Them Are Sexier

Dusty Springfield was right all those years ago when she said the best way to a man’s heart was to “show him that you care.” A new study shows that …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

'Social discovery' is not about making friends. It's about sex, narcissism, & gossip

“Social networking is what your social life looks like today, and social discovery is what your social life might look like tomorrow,” said ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas during his opening remarks at Wednesday’s Glimpse Social Discovery conference.<p>In simpler terms: Social discovery is an …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

Levitation

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

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Tiananmen square protests and crackdown: 25 years on

As Beijing seeks to quell discussion of 1989, three protesters and an expert on Chinese politics discuss how the massacre has shaped today's China, the alternative courses that the country might have taken and the prospects for political reform<p>Twenty-five years after the bloody military crackdown …

Apple vs. Google: It's War, and Thank Goodness

Let's face it: the tech world has been spoiling for a good, clean fight for years.<p>Competition energizes us; it squeezes out our best performances, …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …