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Barclays to require its junior bankers to take Saturdays off

The office is officially off limits on Saturdays for young bankers at Barclays.<p>The British bank this week decided to up its efforts to improve work …

Here's What It's Like to Have the Smartest Home in Town

As I sit down at my desk to write this story, it’s 2:01 p.m. My office is 77 degrees Fahrenheit, but just downstairs it’s 72 degrees in the hallway …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Get back in the torrent game with these five Pirate Bay alternatives

Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay went dark on December 9th following a raid by Swedish authorities. While there are signs the domain is not dead, …

Reviewing A Christmas Carol - How and Why to be Scrooge This Year | The Art of Manliness

The name of Ebenezer Scrooge has become synonymous with miserliness, greed, grumpiness…all those things you don’t want to be. It’s really too bad, …

Bette Midler: 4.1 Million Pandora Streams = $114, "Impossible for songwriters to earn a living"

.@Spotify and @Pandora have made it impossible for songwriters to earn a living: three months streaming on Pandora, 4,175,149 plays=$114.11.<p>— Bette …

How to Become a Street Photographer

Street photography is probably one of the most difficult genres of photography, as it is based on the unknown. You can select a frame, but you can’t …

Photo Series of Imaginative Worlds of Children Captured Underwater

Children submerged in water is never a comforting thought, unless you are Photographer Alix Martinez who has been shooting portraits of kids for …

How to Avoid Blurry Photos by Choosing the Right Autofocus Mode

en_US<p>article<p>How to Avoid Blurry Photos by Choosing the Right Autofocus …