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The anti-Facebook: one in four American neighborhoods are now using this private social network

Neighborhood gossip and community policing thrive on Nextdoor<p>It was early in the morning when the flooding hit The Knolls, a neighborhood of about 500 homes in Columbus, Ohio. The sewer overflowed, dumping a foot and half of water into Chuck Totten’s basement, where his wife Deb kept around $25,000 …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Mercedes-Benz to Build Long-Wheelbase C-class for China

2015 Mercedes-Benz C250<p>Mercedes-Benz is set to launch a long-wheelbase version of the 2015 C-class in China, according to a report from <i>Reuters</i> . The brand will follow examples set by Audi and BMW, who already offer long-wheelbase versions of their A4 and 3-series sedans for the Chinese …

6 Secret Gifting Tricks

Sneaky ways to win the holidays<p>Hopefully you’ve perfected your creasing and folding technique. People value nicely-wrapped gifts more than poorly-prepped presents—even if the box contains the same thing, shows a study from Southern Methodist University.<p>Compared to an unwrapped bicycle seat, …

How Wise Men Shop

Buy gifts how and when you want, and still save money<p>Retailers know you don't like shopping. So during the holidays, they ramp up the marketing, crank the festive music, and plant overpriced generic gifts at store entrances and on aisle end caps—places where you're most likely to cave and grab …

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Opinion: What is really driving Apple’s new-found fondness for ‘free’?

Apple surprised many yesterday by making the update to OS X 10.9 Mavericks free, rather than the $20 it cost to upgrade to the previous release, Mountain Lion. The company also surprised some (though not us) by doing the same for its previously chargeable iWork apps.<p>There’s been a lot of commentary …

可樂如何拯救世界?

因為工作的關係,比爾蓋茲的夫人 米林達蓋茲常常到開發中國家去。不論到多麼遙遠的地方,她發現媽媽們都有一個共通點,那就是對於孩子能夠順利長大成人並擁有一個成功人生的期望是一樣的。<p>遊訪世界各地也讓她看見許多貧窮的景象,有沒鋪磚的地板也沒有電和自來水的家庭。蓋茲夫人對於他們所沒有的東西感到驚訝,但也對於他 …

Stan Bossard:天才的超擬真鉛筆手繪人像畫家

100人世界!圖像化地球村人口組成數據(上)

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Fourdesire Blog

嘿!你也喜歡玩遊戲嗎?你喜歡的遊戲是哪種類型的?又是什麼樣的遊戲會讓你想推薦給你的朋友們?有時候我玩到一款很棒的遊戲時都會覺得:「哇~這些遊戲真的做得超讚的,好想推薦朋友們一起玩!」這類的遊戲並不是單純因為好玩、畫面很精緻,而是因為這些遊戲是有意義的。 …

Always On the Internet… 看行動網路把這個世界變成什麼樣

你覺得 TED 是個怎麼樣的服務?他們在鼓勵你分享影片,還是鼓勵你實踐影片中的思想?

(本篇文章編譯自 《Medium》,為呈現原文情境,以下以第一人稱撰寫。)<p>幾年前,第一次看完 TED(Technology, Entertainment, Design)演講後,我的心情慷慨激昂,當天下午就一連看了七、八個題目。很多人看 <i></i>Sir Ken Robinson 談教育改革 的那場演講,點頭如 …

Google Street View Trekker 街景背包出借計劃:讓你也能將自己最愛的私房景點推薦給世人

你代表的是旅遊發展局、非營利機關、政府機構、大學或者是研究機構嗎?那麼你很可能符合 Google 徵求各位一起成為 Street View Trekker 背包客行列的資格。在這個全新的出借計劃中,你將可以得到向世人介紹推廣自己所愛但一般人難以觸及,或是不會想到要去探尋之處,而 Google 則可以提供你器材(Trekker 街景背包),讓你達成這樣的理想 -- 對於該公司而言則算是賺到了低成本擴張 Google 地圖徒資的機會,可以說是一種雙贏的局面。<p>看準了這個計劃對於觀光推動的助益,夏威夷觀光局(HVCB)已經身先士卒開始執行著名景點的拍攝工作,順利的話,不久的將來我們便可在 Google …

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Sticking to your diet is easier when it requires no work.<p>Or, at least the appearance of.<p>"Fear is just another emotion you can control and use as a positive, motivating influence in your life."<p>The Chicago Cubs baseman talks about the tragedy that hit close to home.<p>Still getting zits in your 30s and …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …