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Netflix has revealed an elite category of binge-watcher, and they honestly sound a bit terrifying

In a video describing how Netflix views binge-watching, Yellin said there was a percentage of Netflix users who will finish a Netflix series in the <i>exact</i> amount of time it has been up.<p>"There is a tiny minority of people who will just binge through the whole thing in the exact amount of time, from …

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Ask the Kitchen Experts: Jersey Ice Cream Co.

Chances are, you’ve already admired the work of Jersey Ice Cream Co.‘s Tara Mangini and Percy Bright–the duo are longtime Remodelista favorites and …

These room-friendly 'micro' tower speakers bowled over the Audiophiliac

I have to admit it was the look of the tiny Kvart & Bolge Sound Sommelier tower speakers that first piqued my interest. My samples were finished in a textured "Fender Tweed Amp" covering, a refreshing contrast to the usual boring black. Measuring a scant 4 inches wide and 32.5 inches tall (10.1 x …

How successful people stay productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Travis here.</i><p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …

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12 Holiday Gift Ideas

Time Assets and Debts: A Different Way of Thinking about Productivity

Most productivity strategies focus on short-term efficiency, like how to get more done each morning or workday. But certain strategic choices impact …

Despite ban, 'Rich Kids of Tehran' party on

Women lounge in designer bikinis next to glistening infinity pools. Young men race their latest Porsches and Maseratis, their wrists draped in gold jewelry.<p>Partygoers take sips from bottles of bubbly inside plush mansions.<p>The photos could be of the young, high-society crowd in Beverly Hills, New …

26 ways to avoid getting sick this winter

We're going to go out on a limb here and predict that the zombie apocalypse will not happen in 2014.<p>This doesn't mean, however, that hordes of shambling strangers can't infect you and make you feel like the walking dead. After all, this is the cold and flu season. Or rather, it's the cold, flu, …

13 Questions Mindful Leaders Ask Daily

Don't forget to check in every day with the most important person on your team: you.<p>It's easy to become absorbed in the day-to-day grind of entrepreneurial life, to do only the next task on your plate and lose sight of the bigger picture. But is merely getting things done enough?<p>Forcing yourself to …

5 Things You Can Do Now to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Why yes, you can start prepping for Thanksgiving a few weeks ahead of time (but don't panic).<p>With Thanksgiving less than a couple weeks away, it’s probably a good idea to make sure your kitchen’s in tip-top shape. Here’s some sage advice from the friendly folks in the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen ____ …

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What Not to Do in London

London is one of the most vibrant cities in the world—there’s great architecture, art, and history at every turn. But its size and scope can make it a challenge, especially for first-time visitors, and the strength of the pound also makes it a tough sell for tourists trying to save money. Here are …

Are These the 12 Best Pies in America?

Erika Heymann, a producer on Cooking Channel shows like Unique Sweets, reveals her picks for the best pies in America (that aren't made by your grandmother).<p>Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Pie at Divine Pie, Portland, OR<p>Classic Apple Pie at Green Mountain Orchards, Putney, VT<p>Lord of the Pies at Emporium …

The Best Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

The Candy Hierarchy 2014, A Definitive Ranking of the Year’s Best Halloween Candy

Ben Cohen and David Ng conducted a survey of more than 1,200 people on the topic of which Halloween candies induce joy and which induce despair. The …

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Presents a Special ‘Sesame Street’ Edition of ‘This Week in Unnecessary Censorship’

On a recent episode of <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live,</i> host Jimmy Kimmel presented a special <i>Sesame Street</i> edition of his popular recurring bit “This Week in …

Bizarre Items for Sale on Alibaba

Alibaba.com is China's biggest e-commerce site, dominating 80 percent of China's online shopping sales, according to the Wall Street Journal. Also …

Russia says MH17 was shot down by plane missiles

State television claims to have received the 'sensational pictures' showing the Boeing was shot down by cannon fire over Ukraine<p>Russian state television has produced a "satellite image" that allegedly showed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 being shot down by a fighter jet yesterday, in what appeared …

Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?

A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data. In 2009, James Zenger published a fascinating survey of 60,000 employees to identify how different characteristics of a leader combine to affect employee perceptions of …

How to Motivate Yourself When Your Boss Doesn’t

Let’s face it: some bosses are not inspiring. They don’t motivate us to perform at our best — let alone improve our skills. What should you do if your boss is too hands-off, ambivalent, or downright demotivating? How can you keep your engagement up and your own professional goals on track? Is it …

5 Ways Product Design Needs to Evolve for the Internet of Things

What does product design mean when products are no longer just physical goods? That’s the difficult question facing designers today. When machines are both connected and intelligent, they become a hybrid of products and services. Examples include pumps that anticipate when they will stop working, …