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Impostor Syndrome: Stop Feeling Like a Fraud

Do you feel like a fraud?<p>If so, you are not alone.<p>The impostor syndrome is an interesting psychological phenomenon where people feel like they don’t …

7 Ways to Send a Better Message With Body Language | Inc.com

It's no secret that the way we communicate nonverbally--mostly in the form of body language--has a huge impact on how effectively our messages are communicated to, and received by, others. In fact, researchers say that some 60 to 90 percent of all of our communication with others is in the form of …

Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

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Men's Body Language, Decoded: What's He Really Telling You?

When it comes to understanding men—and their interest level in you—do you need a translator? We asked the top body-language experts about men's most confusing mixed signals and...

Body Language of Attraction

Body language is an essential ingredient of attraction. When we talk about love, dating and romance, body language plays a big role.<p>So many people …

Mohiomap Turns Evernote, Google Drive, And Dropbox Accounts Into Mind Maps

Like many other people, I use Evernote as an information dump. Despite my best efforts to keep things organized with multiple notebooks and tags, my account has become almost as unwieldy as an overstuffed filing cabinet, with stacks of PDFs, web clippings, and notes going back years.<p>That’s why I …

Free Mobile Data Plans Are Going to Crush the Startup Economy

The deal sounds great: Stream unlimited music without any data charges. The offer from T-Mobile includes popular services such as Spotify, iTunes, …

Iron Man technology becomes reality with 3D SpaceGlasses

Josie Ensor tries on the first ever 3D augmented reality glasses that allow users to virtually design objects that can then be built in the real world<p>From a sprawling mansion up in the hills overlooking Silicon Valley, a 50-man team has been working day and night to bring some of the world’s most …

Augmented Reality

Almost half of Kaiser Permanente members book appointments, request refills and send messages online

Kaiser is well known healthcare delivery model and outcomes, but, it turns out, it’s also among the best at engaging members via the web and mobile apps.<p>The organization says in its 2013 annual report (just released) that about 4.4 million of its 9.1 million members use its online health management …

An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D

Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object. Naturally, I made one of the good sir Alex Wilhelm:<p>And <i>somehow</i> I was convinced to get one of me as well:<p><i>Note: it’s very odd to see yourself as</i> …

Google wants to know how the human body works

Google is exploring the human body, hoping to develop a definition for a “healthy” person by cells and molecules.<p>This ambitious project, which the company claims “has never been done before” and known as the Baseline Study, is being led by the Google X secret laboratory, Google said in a statement …

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

Apple recruits one of the watch industry's most important sales execs

Apple's recent hires in wearable tech have largely taken place outside the watch industry, which is slightly odd for a company rumored to be making a watch of its own. However, it just addressed that discrepancy in style -- LVMH's watch division has confirmed that Apple has snagged Patrick …

Music Streaming Eats Downloads With On-Demand Up 42% Over 2013, Digital Sales Down 12%

Nielsen’s U.S. music report on the first half of 2014 shows digital music consumption rapidly shifting from downloads to streaming. On-demand streaming was up 42% over the first half of 2013, racking up 70 billion play in the first half of 2014. Meanwhile, digital track sales fell 13% to 593.6 …

Google shows off Android Auto, wearables

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference …

Apple TV adds channels for ABC News, AOL, PBS Kids, and a redesigned Flickr app

Apple TV owners are getting a few new options for content this month, led by ABC News and AOL. The former offers both live and on-demand news feeds, mixing in entertainment coverage, original programming, and live hourly updates. You'll also find highlights from ABC News' programming lineup …

PayPal security protection is 'shoddy', say researchers

One of the payment company's security mechanisms has been undermined by a simple hack by researchers at a US firm<p>One of PayPal’s security mechanisms designed to stop account hacks has been proven completely redundant by researchers, who described the payment company’s attempts to provide extra …

New Google Glass Will Ship With 2GB Of RAM

Google has announced that it is updating the hardware on its Google Glass devices, and the latest version of Google Glass will now start shipping …

Report: Samsung’s Wear smartwatch called Gear Live, to launch on July 7

Last week, we learned that Samsung would be the third partner to launch an Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O, and now we may have some additional details.<p>Take this report with a grain of salt, as its source is Spanish-language technology blog <i>Alt1040</i>, an outlet that we’re not familiar with. …

Google to turn on new set-top boxes with Android TV software

Google, after failing to score a hit with its prior TV projects, hasn't given up on the living room just yet.<p>The Mountain View, Calif., company is working with partners to produce several television set-top boxes that run its Android software, people familiar with the matter said. The devices will …

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Amazon now lets Londoners pick up packages from Tube station lockers

If work commitments mean you're constantly trudging to the Post Office to collect a missed Prime delivery, Amazon's hoping to make things easier for you, if you're a Londoner that is. As of Monday, the company will open click-and-collect lockers in Finchley Central and Newbury Park Tube stations, …

Three new software freebies worth checking out

When it comes to free software, you probably know the old favorites: OpenOffice, GIMP, CCleaner, Avast Free Antivirus, and so on.<p>But let's not overlook the new. Kingsoft Office 2013 remains my favorite free Microsoft Office alternative, and within the past week I've heard from no fewer than three …

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iOS 8 features split-screen apps support, developer says

iOS 8, the next iteration of Apple's mobile operating system, may come with side-by-side app support after all.<p>App developer Steve Troughton-Smith tweeted Monday that Apple's iOS 8 software development kit has code built into it that allows users to run multiple apps simultaneously on the display. …

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Little wooden hexagons rewrite the tape player

Digitised content is more convenient in many ways, but there's one thing that it can't provide: the tactile pleasure of a physical collection. The world may have made a sharp turn away from CDs, but one company believes that physical media can make a return -- if, perhaps, that physical media is …

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Letting Your Mind Wander During Meditation Can Help You Process More Thoughts And Feelings

What gives you heightened concentration, more willpower, higher cognitive functioning, less stress <i>and</i> better sleep? The lengthy list of benefits to meditation for the mind is more than a little striking.<p>But there's still limited research on what exactly happens in the brain while meditating, and if …