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An Epic Adventure Bucket List to Complete This Summer

Can you complete them all?<p>There's nothing wrong with a summer spent at the beach. But if you want more than tan lines and sand-covered clothes, …

Caving

Steve Jobs Used this Insanely Simple Strategy to Get What He Wanted (and You Can Too)

Overcome your fear of rejection and failure with this three-letter word.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>There's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could build an electronic device known as a frequency …

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17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2017

Increasingly, the world is becoming an intelligent, digitally enabled mesh of people, things and services. Technology will be embedded in everything in the digital business of the future, and ordinary people will experience a digitally-enabled world where the lines between what is real and what is …

Machine Learning

The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade

Our financial errors vary by age. Here’s a look at what we get wrong and how to do better.<p>By<p>Charlie Wells<p>Charlie Wells<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@charliewwells<p>Google+<p>Our relationship to money changes as we get older. So do the mistakes that we make with it.<p>Every new stage of life brings new …

Retirement

In A Taste Test Of Vegan Foods, Do They Ever Taste Better Than The Real Thing?

Here’s the beef (groan) with going vegan: bad-tasting products. Faux meat, faux cheese, faux ice cream -- the list goes on and on for omnivores who just can’t ditch their faves as they get on the plant-based bandwagon. So if you don’t <i>have</i> to be a vegan for health reasons, do any vegan substitutes …

DIY Camp Stove: Tips And Tricks on How to Cook while Camping

Whether you have a manufactured stove or homemade, it will still work flawlessly. There is still a chance that the DIY camp stove to become your …

Sense Of Touch Recreated For Amputees In Their Prosthetics

How gentle electric buzzes can give a man sensations in a hand he's lost<p>Years after they had lost parts of their arms in industrial accidents, Igor Spetic and Keith Vonderhuevel once again felt sensations -- such as the fuzz of a cotton ball, or a trickle of water -- seemingly on the backs of their …

Bio-Based Solar Panels That Could Run On Dirt And Plants

An inspiring design aims to get rid of the expensive and toxic materials used to make solar panels today, and replace it with something a lot more natural.<p>What if solar panels could be dirt, plants, and batteries rather than the expensive and often toxic chemicals and heavy metals used today?<p>That’s …

33 Tricks That Make Presentations Memorable

A collection of shortcuts that will make your presentation easier to remember and thus more likely to drive the decision you want made.<p>In the past, I've explained in detail the dos and don'ts of slide-making as well as how to give great presentations. This post summarizes my very best advice for …

Public Speaking

I Used to Be a Militant Vegan ... Now I'm a Guilty Carnivore

I can already imagine the comments from haters calling me a disgusting animal abuser -- and that's OK. I get it. Because I used to be a fascist vegan.<p>I didn't become a vegan out of the blue; I slowly worked up to it for years. When I was 13 and I learned about the destruction of the rainforest for …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language

Google Could Be Sending Its Data Out to Sea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Rumors have begun swirling around four large, floating barges that have appeared on both the east …

Health kick 'reverses cell ageing'

<b>Going on a health kick reverses ageing at the cellular level, researchers say.</b><p>The University of California team says it has found the first evidence a strict regime of exercise, diet and meditation can have such an effect.<p>But experts say although the study in Lancet Oncology is intriguing, it is …

University of London

3 Deadly LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

The sad truth is you are probably committing 3 deadly mistakes that turn you into a leper on LinkedIn.<p>If it makes you feel any better, you aren’t …