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Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong”

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took a not-so-subtle swipe at tech critics who say that college is overrated. “There are various people who run around and make claims that higher education is not a good use of your time: they’re just wrong,” he told the audience at the SXSW conference, where he was on …

9 Things Changing on the New SAT

The College Board announced some radical changes to the SAT on Wednesday. Starting in 2016, the college entrance exam will take on a whole new format …

College & University

Machu Picchu streakers at rock bottom as authorities enforce cover-up

It has survived five centuries of conquest, earthquakes, landslides and mass tourism. But Peruvian authorities fear that Machu Picchu is facing a new threat: streakers.<p>Guards at the vast Inca citadel have been ordered to step up surveillance after a spate of stripping. Late last year, two male …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>The rising star dishes on fame and wears the 5 freshest summer style swerves you should try.<p>By Samuel Hine2 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We …

30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

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The art of praising children – and knowing when not to

Some parents are blessed with a soul that lights up every time their little precious brings them a carefully crafted portrait or home-made greetings card. I am not one of those parents.<p>It is not that I don't love my kids, or that I don't appreciate the gesture. I rather like it when they come …

Samsung Galaxy S5 could ditch Super AMOLED for LTPS LCD display - Pocket-lint

Could the Samsung Galaxy S5 come with a screen other than the Samsung made Super AMOLED? It's looking that way with Sharp's Low Temperature …

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One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

Amazon’s holiday success and UPS’ holiday fail highlight the internet economy’s problems

Shipping giant UPS failed millions of customers this holiday season, missing the delivery of “a small percentage of its packages” on the Christmas …

Edward Snowden offers to help Brazil over US spying in return for asylum

Edward Snowden has offered to help Brazil investigate US spying on its soil in exchange for political asylum, in an open letter from the NSA whistleblower to the Brazilian people published by the Folha de S Paulo newspaper.<p>"I've expressed my willingness to assist where it's appropriate and legal, …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

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Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

How To Create Your Own Luck

Luck–in business and in life–isn’t always something that happens to you, it’s also something you can find and help create.<p>Failed actors rarely give career advice. “The advice business is a monopoly run by survivors,” writes David McRaney of You Are Not So Smart. The chefs who failed don’t have a …

Nelson Mandela quotes: 'Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people'

Nelson Mandela, who led South Africa from apartheid to democracy, was a humble, eloquent and inspirational figure who advocated peace, democracy and human rights. Here are some of his quotes which mobilised a movement and made him an icon to millions.<p>On dreaming big<p>"One day I will be the first …

Childhood problems don't end at 16 for those in foster care Letting people stay with foster carers until they're 21 seems sensible – but what about the path to real independence? http://gu.com/p/3yvkx/fo

Michael C Hall: 'People say, "Oh Dexter, please kill me!"'

After eight years of seeing his face reflected in a knife blade across the buses of Los Angeles and New York, in his role as blood-spatter analyst/serial killer Dexter Morgan, Michael C Hall is finding it nice to talk about a different character.<p>His role in the beat generation drama Kill Your …

Fast food shutdown as US workers strike

Fast food workers across the US have staged a 24-hour strike against apparent low wages.<p>The organisers want the country’s minimum wage raised to over €10 an hour, the equivalent of a €5.60 hike.<p>Those behind the action hope over 100 cities will take part during the action.<p>President Obama has already …

'Determination' can be induced by electrical brain stimulation

Doctors in the US have induced feelings of intense determination in two men by stimulating a part of their brains with gentle electric currents.<p>The men were having a routine procedure to locate regions in their brains that caused epileptic seizures when they felt their heart rates rise, a sense of …

Are you a Pank – Professional, Aunt, No Kids?

Today is Cyber Monday, which means two things 1) it's the first working day after "payday", when people will spend the most amount of money online buying Christmas presents 2) someone hasn't updated their marketing speak since the mid-1990s.<p>But call it what you will, today will see a rush of click …

"Making money is a happiness. Making other people happy is a superhappiness." -Nobel Peace winner Muhammad Yunus http://onforb.es/1bXPIU3

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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Editors' Choice: 2013 Dream Bikes

These handmade bicycles will take you anywhere you want to go<p>Everyday Rides<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>We found three luscious hand-built bikes that can invigorate, inspire, and transform your daily life—and tote home the groceries.<p><b>Sweetpea A-Line</b> <br>There's no such possible bike as the …

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