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7 Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking can be a habit of mind. Thoughts sink in and linger there until you take action to get rid of them.<p>When you first start thinking …

Think Software Keyboards Don’t Work On Smartwatches? Check Out Minuum’s New Video

As smartwatches become a device category that most major hardware makers are turning their attention to, there’s a question of how much smartphone utility we’ll be able to translate to the wrist. One big convenience hurdle is making it possible to reply to texts and emails quickly from the wrist, …

Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker

While most of the available portable speaker systems out there project sound in just one direction, the Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker ($180) projects …

Nest Protect

We've all been there — stabbing violently with a broom stick at the annoying, chirping puck on our ceiling, trying to silence it — but a smoke alarm …

Guide To Urban Moonshining

While it sounds like a DIYer's guide to at-home booze making — and you'll certainly find directions for just that within these pages — the <i>The Kings</i> …

50 Incredible Stats About The Tech Scene

The Internet can be a difficult space for entrepreneurs to maneuver considering the many facets to it. Should I start with a mobile presence first? Do I need an app or can I just optimize my website for mobile viewing? Should I advertise via Facebook or YouTube? All these are questions that …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

For that very reason, @GSElevator— in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney) of CNBC.com— presents a fresh, and hopefully thoughtful, look at what it means to be a man today.<p>Stop talking about where you went to college.<p>Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.<p>Rebel from business casual. …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

Can Video Games Actually Improve Brain And Cognitive Function?

The cover of <i>Nature</i> this month features a “game changing” study suggesting that video games may improve brain function in certain measurable ways. The games, of course, are specifically designed for this purpose – they’re not off the shelf at the local game shop – and they give the brain’s attention …

Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

This is not a detox diet. Nor is it an extreme version of calorie restriction.<p>Nope, the strategy of so-called 5-2 diets is to endure two days a week of mini-fasting.<p>This doesn't mean starving yourself. Rather, it entails reducing your calorie intake during two days of the week down to somewhere in …

12 Insanely Ambitious Ideas For Improving Space Exploration

NASA has awarded $100,000 to each of these sci-fi projects, which cover everything from suspended animation to Mars kites to 3-D printed food.<p>NASA has announced the award-winners of its Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, in which the agency gives funding to projects that are a little …

Are there too many managers?

<b>Once upon a time there were only workers and owners, but then the age of the manager dawned, explains Lucy Kellaway.</b><p>There are five million managers in the UK today, 10 times as many as there were 100 years ago.<p>Even if you don't actually manage anyone, your title pretends you do. A conductor is a …

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Cutting your risk for cardiovascular disease doesn't necessarily require a total lifestyle overhaul. Simple steps like heading to bed early and …

What The Success Of Breaking Bad Teaches Us About Leadership

<i>Breaking Bad</i> is about to enter the second half of its final season, a series that has won much critical acclaim and has become a favorite for many, …

17 More Expensive Items That Are Totally Worth the Money

Six Reasons Educators Say They Are Choosing Chromebooks Over iPads, Netbooks And PCs

<i>Readers: This is a continuation of a piece I wrote over the weekend “Chromebooks Gain Ground In The Education Market, But A Majority Of Educators Still Prefer IPads.” Here is what the Chromebook preferring minority have to say.</i><p>The global shift in education technology means that in the future the …

Damned good advice

Shane Nickerson's "11 things it took me 42 years to learn" is damned good advice:<p>5. Stop comparing your life to others.<br>Your life has nothing to do …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

LBJ wears Purple Soldier 7 during LeBron James Skills Academy 2013

16-07-2013<p>Jul 16, 2013 at 5:37 pm | shoes • zoom-soldier-vii<p>Last week, the nation’s top 80 high school players and top 20 college players …

The Average Retirement Savings by Age

Retirement is inevitable assuming you live long enough to reach retirement age. Are you saving enough? Even if you are saving enough, are your peers? …

"We have created a new type of water" - Philippe Starck

In this movie we filmed in New York, French designer Philippe Starck explains how his Organic tap for bathroom brand Axor dramatically reduces water …

The Best Way to Eat a Salad? With a Pair of Chopsticks

While living in Japan, I learned to eat almost every type of food with chopsticks. It didn't take long to realize I had been eating salad like a …

Want To Increase Your Productivity? Take Control Of Your Time

A friend of mine recently told me about a problem she was having at work. <i>“I usually think I have enough time to get things done, but something always comes up and then I’m behind schedule on projects,”</i> she said. <i>“My boss spoke to me about this, and I’m worried that if it happens again she’ll include</i> …

The U.S. Now Recognizes eSports Players As Professional Athletes

To the general public, the idea that those who play video games for a living have much in common with high level professional athletes might be laughable. But those involved with the scene understand the unique talent, skill and determination of the players mirrors that of “real” athletes, even if …

The Wrong Way To Look At Your Career

<b>Part of the series Breaking Through Career Inertia</b><p>Last week, in a teleclass I gave to 450+ women who want breakthrough to a bold plan for more happiness, success and reward, a great question came up: “Kathy, exactly how do we break through our career inertia?<p>My answer was simple – 100% commitment. …

Street Fighter IV DLC brings five new characters to the fold [UPDATE]

With the newest update to the game Street Fighter IV, you’re going to see five new characters, four of which have been revealed this afternoon. While …

5 Things You Shouldn't Do While Traveling In Seoul

What's HOT is flying to the other side of the world to land at Incheon International Airport, visiting <b>Seoul, South Korea</b>, and eating and shopping yourself silly in the city.<p>What's NOT is...well, <i>not</i> doing these things.<p>Seoul is absolutely one of the global capitals on the cusp of everything cool …

Exercise Doesn't Just Help Shed Fat — It Changes How Fatty Tissue Works

Exercise works its magic in many ways. It improves the power and efficiency of the heart; it boosts the release of certain neurotransmitters (the chemicals nerve cells use to talk to each other); and it stimulates cells' garbage-disposal machinery. Now a group of researchers led by Charlotte Ling …