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Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

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Jag Grill Bbq Table

How cool is this? The JAG Grill table features eight individual grilling surfaces allowing every guest to prepare their own meal, whilst eating …

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

Think hyperbole rhymes with Super Bowl? Don't worry, it could be the start of something beautiful<p>Someone I know tells a story about a very senior academic giving a speech. Students shouldn't worry too much, she says, if their plans "go oar-y" after graduation. Confused glances are exchanged across …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

According to the Guild of Music Supervisors, the job traditionally includes "locating, securing and overseeing music-related talent. . . to meet the …

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31 Mind-Blowing Examples of Brilliant Packaging Design

Packaging: It's a necessary evil. So it may as well be clever.

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Top 20 Parallax Scrolling Web Designs That Will Inspire You

The parallax illusion is one of the wonderful effects to hit the world of website design. We have showcased the finest examples of websites that have …

TrackDuck – A Tiny Web Site Build Tracking Startup – Appears To Be On A Roll

Web development can be a complicated process which can go on too long because so much of the time is spent on really poor communication and mis-understandings. Project managers, designers and developers have to approve lots of detail while also incorporating feedback. TrackDuck is a visual feedback …

Through Its Network Of Mentors, HackHands Offers Live Help For New Programmers

With sites like Codecademy and Stack Overflow, there are plenty of ways to learn programming and get help online — but there’s nothing like a live human being who can answer your questions and look at your code, according to the co-founders of a new website called HackHands.<p>One of those …

Fresh Free Fonts for your Next Design Project

Fonts are the part and parcel of the world of designing! For all those who are in this field know well how important it is to find the right font for …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

An expert on revision gives his top five tips on how to revise for exam success<p>Read more: students share their revision stories<p>How do you get the most out of your revision time, and end up with the best grades you can? Or, if you're a different sort of student, how can you get the same grades …

Couldn't work the clingfilm? 5 other things you may have been doing wrong

It turns out many people didn't know how to use clingfilm properly, but did you know that the man behind that video has several other simple tricks that may make your life easier<p><b>CrazyRussianHacker</b> has been sharing his unique brand of science experiments, handy hints - or "life hacks" - and party …

71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

Upcoming<p>We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of 2014. From Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson movies to blockbuster sequels, …

You shall not pass! Take control of your passwords in the new year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Lots of us have New Year’s resolutions and one that I’m taking on this year is password management. With web and ecommerce …

How online dating can click when you meet more than one person

A US dating website, Grouper, where you meet more than one person at a time, is coming to Britain in the new year<p>Dating is awkward. And while internet dating (theoretically) makes it easier to get that first date, it doesn't do a huge amount to reduce the uncomfortable reality of sitting with a …

The apps to look out for in 2014

From digital health apps to ephemeral messaging, 2014 looks like an exciting year for mobile apps, says Frederic Lardieg<p>2013 was a bumper time for mobile apps. It was the year we saw a 17 year-old school boy sell his news summarising app to Yahoo! for £19 million, while conversely Snapchat, which …

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How to be a hacker

When our reporter turned up for a masterclass in hacking, he was astonished how easy entry-level hacking could be<p>I had signed up to become a hacker for the day.<p>I had no idea what to expect, or how difficult it might be. But it turned out that the hardest part about taking control of somebody else's …

Twitter Broadens Its Keyword Targeting For Ads With Synonyms And “Twitter Lingo”

Twitter just announced a new feature that it calls “broad match for keyword targeting.” Supposedly, this will allow advertisers running keyword-targeted campaigns to reach users who are using synonyms, alternate spellings, or “Twitter lingo.”<p>When Twitter announced keyword targeting in April, Senior …

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Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

New tool lets you visualize just about anything in 5 minutes (maybe less)

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>There’s a new web tool called Raw that makes it really easy to do some advanced visualizations on data in just a few minutes. …

Stanford researchers to open-source model they say has nailed sentiment analysis

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Stanford Ph.D. student Richard Socher appreciates the work Google and others are doing to build neural networks that can …