Michael Jobson

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How To: Use Your iPhone's Speakers to Their Full Potential with These Ringtones & Alarms

With the exception of "Reflection" on the iPhone X, Apple hasn't updated their catalog of ringtones and alarms since iOS 7 dropped back in 2013. …

Car buyers still at risk of excessive interest rates, ahead of ASIC ban on dealer 'flex commissions'

Would-be car buyers remain vulnerable to being hit with high interest rates on loans, despite new regulations designed to limit gouging by banks and …

Bill Gates: 5 Amazing Books I Read in 2017

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

Something's gone badly wrong with teaching

But the more prosaic role of education and training is to equip people with the skills that help them earn a living.<p>As economists go, however, the …

Is living forever going to suck?

We might be too sick to enjoy our extended lifespans.<p>The scuttlebutt around Silicon Valley is that soon we'll soon live way, way longer. Former Googler Bill Maris says humans can make it to 500 years old; hedge fund manager Joon Yun thinks 1,000 years is more on the money. Some, such as biotech …

Medicine

The Galaxy S8 seems to be struggling with a very basic feature

Sending and receiving text messages is one of the most basic things you can do on a mobile phone. You don’t need an iPhone or Android device for …

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

Education

Trump Exempts Entire Senior Staff From White House Ethics Rules

After a pointed exchange with ethics officials, the White House has released a list of waivers to Trump’s ethics rules—and Kellyanne Conway, Steve …

LG built a Rube Goldberg machine for the G6, and it's genius

I was disappointed with LG’s first TV ad for the G6, as it did a poor job of showing of some its best features – the durable build in particular. Thankfully, the newest ad for phone is both informative and clever.<p>Basically, LG built a giant, elaborate Rube Goldberg machine that ticks off the G6’s …

12 tips for your best resume ever

Writing a resume is, let’s face it, not always seen as fun: hours mulling every year of your career, searching for the right words, worrying about …

Gay Donald Trump! Feminist Taylor Swift! Mean Suri Cruise! See The Best Fake Celebrity Twitter Accounts Of All Time HERE!

There's only one thing we like more than hearing from celebs on <b>Twitter</b> — amazing parody accounts making fun of them!<p>The art of the fake celeb Twitter …

Betty White

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

These Are the Best Plants If You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

Unfortunately, not all of us are born with a green thumb.<p>Unfortunately, not all of us are born with a green thumb. And for those of us with a …

Plants

Stop obsessing over talent—everyone can sing

A Hungarian film titled “Sing” won last year’s Oscar for best short film. “Sing” tells the story of young Zsófi, who joins a renowned children’s …

The power of 'our song', the musical glue that binds friends and lovers across the ages

Many couples have a special song — "our song" — that reminds them of a significant event or time in their relationship, like when they first met, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Amper is a music-creating AI that doesn’t suck

Ever wanted to see what a computer would come up with if it could compose a symphony? A start-up in New York has created an AI that create original, license-free music on demand.<p>Amper is the brainchild of composers Drew Silverstein, Sam Estes, and Michael Hobe, who have collectively worked on …

9 Unique dining rooms that you'll find tasty

It sometimes feels as though separate dining rooms are a thing of the past, with so many people seeking to combine their eating and cooking spaces …

Interior Design

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future<p>In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?<p>Children learn …

Social Issues

Famous Male Classical Composers Linked to YouTube Videos... by Roger Gunn

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YouTube

Secrets Of A Professional Gift Wrapper

Wrap your gifts this year like a true perfectionist.<p>Wrapping presents in pretty paper is a weird tradition, when you think about it. It also takes on a slightly sinister, “big industry” quality when you look into its origins: Gift wrap was popularized in the United States in 1917 by the Halls …

The Infinite Drum Machine

Built by Kyle McDonald, Manny Tan, Yotam Mann, and friends at Google Creative Lab. Thanks the The Philharmonia Orchestra, London for contributing …

Orchestras

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How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Coping with dementia: a watered-down version of my mother

This morning, a delivery arrived at her front door: a $200 pair of shoes. She has a similar pair on her feet. There are two unopened bottles of the …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants, and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

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Review: Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum wants $1,000 for something that truly sucks

Let’s get one thing straight about the Dyson 360 Eye: It’s first and foremost a vacuum cleaner that happens to be a robot, not a robot that’s a vacuum cleaner.<p>Dyson wanted to make this point clear in our initial meeting with the company’s first automated vacuum cleaner, and insists there is an …

nbn™ Plans and nbn™ Bundles with Unlimited Data from Telstra

Our tests show ~90% of our nbn customers on Standard Plus Evening (excluding FTTB/N/C customers with limited line speeds) experienced average …

Telstra