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The Best Regex Trick

The Greatest Regex Trick Ever<p>So you're doubtful at the mention of a "best regex trick"?<p>Fine. I'll concede right away that deciding what constitutes …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Brainwaves

Force iPhone to show numerical value for signal strength

If you are a numbers person, you may like this iPhone hack that replaces the five dots in the upper-left corner of your iPhone that indicate the strength of your cellular signal with a numerical value. It does not require you to jailbreak your phone -- all you need to do is jump in and out of the …

If you're a balding guy, you should follow these simple rules

Let's face it; you're not fooling anyone with that comb-over; that weave doesn't look right, and the toupee will always look crooked.<p>Basically, you're opening yourself up to comments about how you're trying to hide something that's actually a natural part of the aging process. You can't make it …

Hair

This clever Chrome experiment allows you to mute individual tabs

Last year, Google added a handy feature to Chrome: a speaker icon that show which tabs are playing sounds so you can quickly spot them. A hidden experiment builds on that, allowing you to mute them all with one click.<p>To enable the feature, enter “chrome://flags/” – the special URL for experiments – …

Google

Announcing Language Stacks

Scott brings over 25 years of industry experience to his role at Docker, from software development and product marketing to IT operations and venture …

The 12 Best Free Online Business Courses To Take This Fall

Maybe you have entrepreneurial aspirations but are lacking a financial background. Or maybe you realize that after years as a professional you still don't know how to best manage your finances.<p>Whatever your situation, there are plenty of excellent free online courses available this fall. We've …

Columbia University

BreakFree for Android Reveals Your Smartphone Addiction Levels

While we love loads of things that technology enables, it’s hard to ignore the increasing frequency that people around us spend staring blankly at their phones.<p>BreakFree is an Android app looking to change that by giving you feedback on exactly how you use your phone by tracking things like how …

Tech5: Here's Europe's Fastest Growing Tech Companies

A month ago we teamed up with global payments technology provider Adyen to launch a new competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing tech startups: The European Tech5. After receiving a ton of submissions and screening more than a hundred companies across seven countries in Europe, the list of …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Jugaad: The Art Of Converting Adversity Into Opportunity

We are entering an Age of Complexity characterized by intensified economic unpredictability, tectonic demographic and technological shifts, and accelerating resource scarcity. Adversity has become the New Normal. When you face adversity you either throw in the towel quickly or keep on fighting the …

Read 10 new books from O'Reilly for free

Recently O'Reilly provided free access to some books. Some of them are even in early release status. Here we recommend 10 of them.

New Old Stock

5 Career Blunders You Didn't Realize You Were Making

<i>By Libby Kane</i><p>Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re trying to do the best we can in our careers.<p>Of course we aren’t going to gossip about our boss, fail to meet our deadlines or do anything else to jeopardize our jobs or careers … knowingly.<p>It’s that “knowingly” …

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About half of Americans dream of opening their own businesses, according to a recent survey by the UPS Store, but with 50% of small businesses failing within the first five years, how do you know if you're an entrepreneur ... or a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

They're small things, but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours.<p>Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about:<p><b>"Here's what I'm</b> …

What You Need to Know About Online Gift-Card Exchanges

Chances are you received at least one gift card this week.According to the National Retail Federation, gift-card spending this holiday season was …

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Get a Confidence Boost

Whatever you're about to do, it's incredibly important--and you're incredibly nervous. Here's how to get a quick shot of confidence.<p>A key pitch meeting. A critical presentation. A new product roll-out. Whatever you're about to do, it's incredibly important--and you're incredibly nervous. What you …

Photographer’s Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

East London

Best Business Quotes From The Silver Screen

The mysterious story of the battery startup that promised GM a 200-mile electric car

At the end of November 2012, Atul Kapadia and Sujeet Kumar hosted the staff of their startup company for a holiday lunch of Mexican food at a Palo Alto, California restaurant. For days, the pair—the CEO and CTO, respectively, of a lithium-ion battery company called Envia Systems—had awaited an …

Intellectual Property

How to Beat a Photo-Enforced Speeding Ticket (or Red Light Ticket)

by Nate Cox Last year I received a letter in the mail from the Washington D.C DMV claiming I was speeding. As you can see it was one o…

Identity Theft

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Electricity

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

South-east Asia

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …