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Ed Miliband Meets Barack Obama And Doesn't Look Like He Enjoyed It

Ed Miliband met Barack Obama on Monday, in a meeting of such gravity the Labour leader tried to eat his own hands.<p>Maybe it was the pressure. Maybe he …

iPad Air Already 5 Times More Popular Than iPad 4

Apple’s iPad Air is off to a flying start. New data from mobile-app analytics firm Fiksu suggests that early adoption of the tablet is around five …

Why Reference Accounts Are a Bad Idea

As sales tools, reference accounts are unreliable and fraught with peril. Use them sparingly, if at all.<p>Many salespeople depend upon reference accounts to help convince potential customers to buy. What few understand, though, is that a reference account should always be a <i>last resort</i>, rather than a …

What Has Changed in Sales? The Sales Manager

You need to be more than an expert in persuasion. You need to train reps and to ensure IT launches tools effectively and marketing produces content the team can use.<p>Any sales manager who’s been around the block will remember the old American Airlines commercial set in a boardroom meeting, where a …

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Cameron Brooks's Photography Project Shows Hawaii Like It's Never Been Seen Before

It's been said that helicopter pilots in Hawaii have one of the best gigs going. The same could be said of photographers in Hawaii. So, what happens when you combine the two?<p>Pure awesomeness.<p>Cameron Brooks is a professional photographer who does most of his work in a helicopter, thus capturing some …

Contactless payment data can be picked up at a distance

<b>Data transmitted during contactless payments can be picked up from almost half a metre, researchers have warned.</b><p>Inconspicuous equipment including a shopping trolley, a backpack and a small antenna were used to intercept synthesised payments card data.<p>The information was detected at more than four …

Contactless Payments

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

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Design thinker Don Norman on his stealth startup, Apple vs. Android vs. Microsoft, and experience design

Don Norman’s <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> is the bible for design thinking and technology. The author and cognitive scientist changed the way we …