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Apple makes boffo battery life new killer tech spec

Apple hasn't lost its touch yet. Not if it can take a two-and-half-year-old design and turn it into one of today's hottest laptops.<p>That would be the 2013 MacBook Air, of course. CNET Reviews' take on the Air's battery life bears repeating.<p>While the previous 13-inch Air ran for 7 hours and 27 …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Doodling

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

1 of 9<p>Cannondale CAAD8 7 Sora<p>At one time, the CAAD8 was Cannondale’s top-end aluminum frame, and it still has desirable features: Shaped chainstays help the bike absorb bumps yet are rigid enough to feel efficient during hard pedaling. A beefed-up bottom bracket maximizes power transfer, and a tall …

The Difference Between a Geek and a Nerd in One Graph

It's 2013. We should all know that there are clear differences between calling something a nerd and calling someone a geek. This is a fact! …

Geek

10 Benefits of Green Smoothies

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

Tim Berners-Lee warns against governments controlling the Web

The so-called father of the World Wide Web wants to protect his child from governments and corporations.<p>Tim Berners-Lee was in the U.K. on Tuesday and was one of several people to receive the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. At the event, the inventor of the Web was asked about the …

How the Founding Fathers Made Their Beer

Whether consumed to stem the ravages of disease or to enjoy after a long day, pity the New World settlement or town that didn't brew beer.<p><b>When Ben Franklin wrote,</b> "Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy," he was speaking for most Americans of his day. Beer, and the art of …

Stellar Sales Pitches Start With This

Why should anyone buy anything from you? A good answer to that question is crucial to your success.<p><i>Editor's note: This article first appeared on Mark Suster's blog Both Sides of the Table.</i><p>In my first enterprise software company we developed a methodology for sales that we called PUCCKA, which I …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

Five Reasons to Throw Your Data Away

Image copyright Ververidis VasilisCommon wisdom when it comes to Big Data is that you should keep it all. The reality, however, is far different. …

Big Data

Breaking Down NBA Legends' Game 7 Performances

The mention of an NBA legend evokes memories of clutch shots, dramatic plays or championship triumph.<p>Nothing matches the grandeur of a Game 7—a single game that can define the career of the league’s all-time greats. It’s for all the marbles, and the pressure couldn’t be greater.<p>Legacies are built …

This Amazing Tool Helps You Draw Pictures Like an Old Master

Technology and art are ancient bedfellows. For centuries, artists have used technologically advanced tools to create and improve their masterpieces. …

10 Reasons Why Every Athlete in the World Should Meditate

With all the scientific evidence coming out in the past several years, meditation is becoming something that can't be overlooked. As anyone who's ever played a sport knows, the biggest opponent is always inside. Meditation gives you ways to come to terms with this opponent.<p>It doesn't matter what …

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Red is the colour of sex – and the colour of money when it comes to selling art

Sex sells. It's the oldest commercial truth. So perhaps we should not be surprised that, according to Sotheby's art expert Philip Hook, the colour …