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How to know exactly where your spouse is at all times

Phone-tracking is easier than constantly texting for updates, but these apps are only for people with nothing to hide.<p>Tracking your spouse's phone -- or anyone's phone, for that matter -- probably sounds...creepy. But, assuming your relationship is pretty solid and trust-issue-free, tracking …

Apps

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

Computer Science

6 Things Your Tongue Tells You

There’s no need to wait until you’re in a dentist’s chair to open wide. Regularly inspecting your tongue in a mirror can help you detect issues in …

Dentistry

How to Make People Like You: 6 Science-Based Conversation Hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It’s easier than you think.<p>A while back I posted about how to master conversation skills. Here are 6 …

Nobel Prize

How to Answer Stupid Job Interview Questions

A job interview is a strange kind of business meeting. As a serious job seeker you’ll spend hours preparing for the interview. Despite your research, intelligence-gathering and thoughtful preparation, you’ll typically have little to no idea what you’re walking into.<p>One day you’re invited to an …

How malaria defeats our drugs

Our best drug hope for tackling the global killer is becoming resistant in a small region in south-east Asia. What happens next will decide the fate of millions.<p>The meandering Moei river marks the natural boundary between Thailand and Myanmar. Its muddy waters are at their fullest, but François …

Public Health

[Bonus Round] AirFighters Pro, DJMAX TECHNIKA Q, Rail Racing, And Maya The Bee

Article Contents<p>1 AirFighters Pro<br>• 2 DJMAX TECHNIKA Q<br>• 3 Rail Racing<br>• 4 Maya the bee: The Ant's Quest<p>Series: Bonus Round<p>This article is part of our <b>Bonus</b> …

Want to learn quicker? Use your body

Waving your arms, wriggling your fingers and striding around a room can help you learn faster, says Colin Barras. How does it work?<p>Ever got to grips with a problem? Picked up a new skill? Grasped a difficult concept? The language of learning is full of references to parts of the body outside the …

University of Iowa

This lecture is the one primer you need on NSA surveillance technology

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

The #1 Relationship Building Habit You Should Do Daily

<b>Introductions from your network to the right clients, employees, partners, and investors can change everything. However, most people leave this up to chance. One individual has found a way to remove the randomness.</b><p>Imagine hiring an employee, not providing value back (i.e., a salary), and only …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Baltimore

Inside Gaming - YouTube

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The Most Outlandish Resume Mistakes Of 2013

Submitting a résumé written in Klingon language from Star Trek, or trying to pass your video gaming accomplishments as leadership experience probably won’t land you the job–but it will, however, grab the potential employer’s attention and earn you a spot on a new compilation of hiring managers’ …

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits.<p><b>Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories per wedge!)</b><p><b>1. It soothes sore</b> …

How To Start A Business With Only $100 In The Bank

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, <i>The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future</i>, is now a New York Times bestseller. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to …

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

Why you really should keep a journal, no matter how cheesy that sounds

If you've spent any significant time reading books or articles on the "science of happiness", you'll have encountered what I've long thought of as …

Time To Stop Insane Smartphone Benchmark Practices

Benchmarks are used in every market as one way to show why one company’s widget is better than another company’s widget. Whether it’s MPG on a car, energy ratings on appliances, or a Wine Spectator rating, it’s a benchmark. The high-tech industry <i>loves</i> benchmarks, too, and there is an industry full …

Four Ways To Get Your Employees To Care Like Owners

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I took our five-year-old daughter to a friend’s birthday party. At the gathering I met the owner of a budding local martial arts school. His passion for the art form and his business were contagious. He loved everything he was doing, but worried about the rapid …

6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert.<p>If you can adopt Miller's definition of the phenomenon as your own, you may find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, …

ABCs of smartphone screens: 1080p and more (Smartphones Unlocked)

We have plenty of names to describe the viewing quality on your smartphone screen, but few of them actually make sense. Here's what matters, and why.<p>The smartphone industry tosses around a whole bucket of names and numbers to describe the viewing experience on your smartphone screen: ClearBlack, …

Phones

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

University College London

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

7 Space Simulators That Let You Explore the Universe

1. Space Engine<p>2. Universe Sandbox<p>3. Orbiter 2010<p>4. The Solar System: Explore Your Backyard<p>5. Celestia<p>6. WorldWide Telescope<p>7. Kerbal Space …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Space.com

How To Have More Energy For Sex And The Other Things You Enjoy In Life

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>Regain the mental and physical oomph you need to do the things you want to do.<p><i>As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.</i>