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A Cuban Conundrum

At the new Cuban and U.S. embassies in Washington and Havana, the flags of each respective country are now waving in the muggy August air. On July …

Cuba

How I Learned to Read 300 Percent Faster in 20 Minutes

How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in one-third or one-fifth the time?<p>Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement -- period.<p>This post is a condensed overview of principles I taught to undergraduates at Princeton University in …

Nick Feamster: OpenFlow SDN for access control is just the beginning

Now considered a software-defined networking pioneer, Nick Feamster began his research journey at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001, …

Soften Butter To Room Temperature in Seconds With A Warm Glass

Forgot to take the butter out of the fridge? We’ve shown you how to soften butter with a Ziploc bag and a rolling pin, but that requires some muscle …

Butter

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

Do the Big Lifts Every Day

Here's what you need to know...<p>Size and strength are important for lifters, but so is skill. You develop skill through repetition.<br>• Do your "daily" …

Exercise

The comeback plan that'll get you stronger than ever before

Whether you’re a student whose summer vacation derailed your discipline or a family man with more important things to focus on than your bench press, …

Exercise

How to Find Motivation

If you're trying to find motivation to get a team going, this piece features advice on motivating others, as well as general information on …

Motivation

The Anatomy of A Great Resume

Looking to create an absolutely great resume? This infographic can help you understand what to include -and, just as importantly, what to leave off.

Hate Awkward Silences? 10 Essential Tips To Be a Great Conversationalist

For the original full-length article by Celestine: Art of Conversing: Do You Meet these 10 Rules of a Great Conversationalist?<p>Are you a good …

Self-help

Why Support Tells You to Wait 10 Seconds Before Rebooting Your Router

We've all heard it before when troubleshooting a router: unplug your router, wait ten seconds, and plug it back in. More often than not, this fixes …

10 Tips to be More Grateful in Life

<b>To be more grateful in life</b> means that you are also allowing yourself to be happier, more contented and more satisfied with everything that has been …

Happiness

Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method

With just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice, you can go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well. That's the message from …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Furniture

Face

Face<p>Plus, the product she uses for glowing skin.<p>Wipe up grease and grime with these safe and effective cleaning products.<p>Coping with acne can be …

Skin Care

7 Essential Fruits & Vegetables for Beautiful Skin

Ever wondered if you could eat your way to beautiful skin?<p>I’ve worked in skin care and cosmetics for enough years to see many products go through the …

Articles about mountainside vacation home skiathos greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.<p>A Canadian family’s getaway in the …

Savile Row

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

Google sued for burying 'Streetmap' search results

A British mapping company named Streetmap is suing Google in U.K. court for what it called "cynical manipulation of search results," that made its site harder to find in Google searches. A Google spokesman told <i>Bloomberg</i> he hadn't seen the Streetmap complaint, and declined to comment further. It's …

North Korea: US urges China to rein in Pyongyang

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/969000/969365_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518102204_15bdcbfcf197f68cadf17b039768bd04<p><b>The US says it is urging China to use all its leverage to help rein in North Korea's "destabilising" actions.</b><p>US Secretary of State John Kerry is in …

North Korea