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WATCH: Runner Races DC Metro

Alison Meek takes on subway to celebrate her 28th birthday.<p>Inspired by Race the Tube, Alison Meek decided to celebrate her 28th birthday in an unconventional manner, by racing the Washington, DC Metro. Meek’s goal was to exit the train at the Federal Triangle station, run across the National Mall, …

9 Apps to Help You Completely Organize Your Life

Email was supposed to make our lives easier. Instead it’s become a dumping ground for travel itineraries, receipts, social-­media updates, work …

5 Dirty Secrets About the U.S. Economy

If there’s one thing I hate these days, it’s discussing the U.S. economy.<p>Will raising wages by seventeen cents destroy humanity? Will edible deodorant add 0.000007 percent to GDP? If we resurrected giant man-eating dinosaurs, could we use them to keep our warehouse pickers in line? Isn’t it awesome …

Movies in Color

Movies in Color is a site featuring stills from movies along with their corresponding color palettes. Curated by graphic designer named Roxy …

3 Tricks to Defeat Memory Block

Follow these tips and your speech will go smoother, even if you forget some of it.<p>Drawing a blank when you’re giving a speech in front an audience can be a traumatic experience. Remember when Texas governor Rick Perry stumbled during a nationally televised presidential debate? It gave endless …

Public Speaking

11 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future,” wrote Ray Bradbury, author of <i>Fahrenheit 451,</i> the ultimate book defenders’ manifesto. Dating back thousands of years, through Egyptian, Greek, Persian and Roman history, libraries have always served as bastions of civilization, …

Can Robots Be Managers, Too?

Robots are starting to enter homes as automatic cleaners, work in urban search and rescue as pseudo teammates that perform reconnaissance and dangerous jobs, and even to serve as pet-like companions. People have a tendency to treat such robots that they work closely with as if they were living, …