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Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

10 Simple Google Calendar Tips and Tricks to Boost Your Productivity

1. Use Keyboard Shortcuts<p>2. Add a Different Time Zone<p>3. Add National Holidays<p>4. Change Your Custom Date Range View<p>5. Add Tasks Into Your Calendar<p>6. …

So-You-Googled

This post is not as complex as my ‘Title’ is! Certainly, we do get free time while on our systems. That time could be spent to save our time while …

Ancient Jigsaw Puzzle of Past Supercontinent Revealed

A new study published in the journal <i>Gondwana Research</i>, has revealed the past position of the Australian, Antarctic and Indian tectonic plates, …

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What Inspiring Leaders Do

What do top executives want from their leaders? IBM recently asked this question of 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries. The three leadership traits that most mattered were the ability to focus intensely on customer needs, the ability to collaborate with colleagues — and the ability to inspire.<p>Our own …

International Date Line

"Date line" redirects here. For other uses, see Dateline (disambiguation).<p>The <b>International Date Line</b> (<b>IDL</b>) is an imaginary line of demarcation on the …

Madeleine- The Analogue 'Odor-Camera' That Captures Smell Instead Of Images

Designer Amy Radcliffe at Central Saint Martins has developed a novel way by which people may now preserve delights for their olfactory senses. She's …

Manipal gang-rape: Rs 5 lakh reward for information on suspects

<b>Manipal:</b> The Manipal University has offered a Rs 3 lakh reward - in addition to the Rs 2 lakh announced by the police - for any information that …

Tata Docomo chops data charges for 2G, 3G by 90 percent

Following in the footsteps of other telecom service providers, Tata Docomo has decided to cut its 2G and 3G data rates by 90 percent effective from …

Apple seeds second beta of iOS 7 to developers

Apple has seeded the seeded the second beta of iOS 7 to developers who're testing the new operating system.<p>The update comes exactly two weeks after …

The untold story from Uttarakhand

It is one week since Uttarakhand’s worst disaster in living memory. Flash floods resulting from extremely intense rainfall swept away mountainsides, …

What's the 'Internet of Everything' worth? $613 billion, Cisco reckons

Cisco Systems wants its customers to know that there is a huge amount of money to be made if they focus their strategy and IT budget on what the company and others call the Internet of Everything.<p>That's the idea that more than half of the people and 99 percent of the things on the planet are …

Google Glass video shows how the device can be used in everyday life

A new Google Glass video shows you how the device can be successfully used in everyday life, giving you answers in situations you come across in various moments.<p>The video shows Googlers testing the device with various searches, some of them very funny, and putting Google’s search capabilities, and …

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Google lets developers try building applications with on-premise version of App Engine

Google (s goog) is looking to help more companies develop applications in the Google App Engine way — except on companies’ own servers, not on Google …

Google News becomes opt-in for German publishers after copyright law change

Since Google News began, publishers have complained that it scrapes their content and offers little in return, letting readers get vital parts of stories as short snippets. In late 2012, the site settled with Belgian publishers after a six-year-long lawsuit, and it recently reached a similar …

Mahesh Murthy's answer to How is Redbus.in innovative if it’s just a normal bus ticket booking site?

I have had some sort of internal view of Redbus.in right from when we at Seedfund invested in them in 2006, and have seen the company grow into …

8 Landing Page Remedies to Boost Conversion Rates

After clicking an intriguing link to your startup's website, the first thing a customer sees is your landing page. It's the prime opportunity to …

10. The Seven Subjects I learnt at Marwari Business School (MBS)

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SURYA NAMASKAR, THE 11000 YEAR OLD VEDIC SUN SALUTATION

This post is the most valuable piece on Surya Namaskar you will find in any language other that Sanskrit.<p>Thousands of pretenders have flooded book …

Google's Father's Day doodle celebrates dads' multiple roles

Sunday is the day when fathers are celebrated for what they are: bankers.<p>Well, and stoics, gardeners, philosophers, carpenters, tap dancers, soccer coaches, barbecuers -- and, of course, miserable, grouchy men.<p>For all these reasons and many more, Google would like you to celebrate the man whose …

The future of music: technology is amazing, but 'music's a human thing'

Edinburgh-born Peter Gregson is a cellist, composer and founder of the Electric Creative Colab, a body that aims to foster collaborations between the …

How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William Wei</i>

Talking Friends apps reach 1bn downloads with 170m active users

In April 2011, app startup Outfit7's range of Talking Friends app passed 100m downloads on iOS and Android.<p>A year later, the total had swelled to …

MacBook Air and its battery get new life | Financial Times

Apple introduced a much-needed and radical redesign for its Mac Pro desktop line this week, but its refreshing of the MacBook Air was all internal – …

Learning from leadership's missing manual

Leadership doesn't have a user's manual, but Fields Wicker-Miurin says stories of remarkable, local leaders are the next best thing. At a TED salon …

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