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25 Stylish Items for Lovers of Handwritten Notes

Keep the art of print correspondence alive with pens, pencils, stationery, sealing wax, and other fancy stuff.

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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The Internet Loves Making Fun of Fallout 4's Preston Garvey

Bless the leader of the Minutemen, and his never-ending supply of endangered settlements. He just wants to make the world a better place. And …

Are Climate Bullies Afraid to Bet Me?

I, Mark Boslough, being of sound mind, do hereby challenge any individual or organization to a $25,000 bet that global warming is real and will continue. If the climatological average global land surface temperature goes up again in 2016, setting another new record, the party that accepts my …

The Ten Worst Automotive Design Flaws

When automakers don’t get it right, they really, don’t get it right. From small interior tidbits to catastrophic mechanical failures, these are the …

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

50 Most Innovative Companies

The Boston Consulting Group released its 10th annual listing of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies this morning. The list is based on a survey …

There's Nothing Sexier Than a Passionate, Hard-Working Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs often get a lot of flack when it comes to the topic of intimate relationships. I've seen countless articles claiming they are the worst partners. Even in media, entrepreneurs are often portrayed as cold, uncaring and shallow.<p>…

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

The “modern” workplace doesn’t just make us lonely, it can make us physically ill

Who are the people we think of as lonely? At one time, they were the outcasts—the mentally ill, the poor, the elderly, the isolated—anyone considered <i>outside</i> of society. But today, extreme loneliness has become much more pervasive, fueled by new technology and the rise of the freelance economy.<p>As …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

Fluffy Scones From Scratch

There are two kinds of scones in this world: the dense kind that are more like Irish soda bread and the fluffy kind served in Britain and its colonies on proper tea trays.<p>In Australia, what's traditional is a version of the fluffy ones Australians call lemonade scones, which use a sweet soda in the …

Research Says Most Entrepreneurs Have This Surprising Thing In Common (I'm Concerned You Won't Like It) | Inc.com

Quiz time. What's the most important characteristic of a majority of successful entrepreneurs? Is it:<p><i>High appetite for risk?</i><i>Great ideas?</i><i>Creative thinking?</i><i>Organizational ability?</i><p>These are all necessary of course, but research suggests that there's another factor at play in most entrepreneurs' …

Entrepreneurship

The Web has changed our relationships forever

Breaking up is never easy, and while 20 years ago there may well have been little or no post break-up contact between exes, 21st century technology – from social media to Whatsapp – means there are many new ways to open old wounds. With so many communications channels with which to get hold of …

Young people think it's OK to track your lover, survey says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You've done this, haven't you?<p>Once, maybe twice?<p>The one you love has left their phone on the coffee table and gone out to the store. You know the password. You go in. You find things, or you don't. But is …

Customers

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

How to Shoot Portraits of Strangers on the Street Like a Ninja

While teaching a street photography workshop in Chicago recently, photographer Chuck Jines saw an opportunity to teach his students how he’s …

Photography

Porsche May Be Working on Full-Electric, Fuel-Cell Vehicles

Every year, the Volkswagen Group holds an annual conference on the state of things, and this year proved more of a preview than an update. That’s because VW Group’s head of R&D, Ulrich Hackenberg, threw out an as-yet unknown Porsche tidbit during a presentation: Porsche may be getting into the …

Koenigsegg adds next North American dealership in... Calgary?

A foreign supercar manufacturer trying to break into North America will almost invariably want to hit the major markets first. That means one in the Northeast (like New York), one in California, then maybe Texas or Miami and one in Toronto to cover the Canadian market. But Koenigsegg is going a …

Koenigsegg

Title Sequences Work by Henry Hobson

If you've watched the Oscars (2015) last week, you must have been wondering who worked on those beautiful motion titles throughout the whole show. …

Up close with the beautiful 20th anniversary PlayStation 4

Less than a week ago, Sony revealed that it would be celebrating the original PlayStation's 20th anniversary in style. To mark the milestone, the company has released a limited edition version of the PS4 in the same pale grey color scheme as the very first PlayStation. And it's more than just a new …

Watch video game devs, critics explain the invisible benefits of gaming while male

The latest video from Feminist Frequency, a web series that examines representations of women in pop culture, tackles the tricky issue of male privilege in gaming.<p>Tropes vs. Women in Video Games producer Jonathan McIntosh wrote the piece, which appeared on Polygon earlier this year. In the video, …

A few reasons why I'm thankful for video games

Gaming has suffered a tough year of culture hate-mongers, self-serving corporations, death threat nutters, broken games and derivative designers.<p>So it's difficult to talk about gaming's sparkling orbs of goodness without sounding a tiny bit Pollyannaish.<p>Even so, this is Thanksgiving, and gaming …

My Advice to the Guy Who Wrote ‘Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers’

Dear Mr. Kim,<p>I read a blog post of yours titled “Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers” reposted on PetaPixel.<p>It’s filled with lots of exciting …

Even Car Guys Say Their Teens Aren't Driving

You’d think that by growing up in a car industry household, you’d automatically want to get your driver’s license the minute you could. But car industry people from across the South say that isn’t so.<p>Last week, I was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Southern Automotive Conference in Birmingham, …

Facebook boasters more likely to be in rocky relationships

Before you let yourself ooze with jealousy over your friend who’s always posting photographs of herself lovingly gazing into her boyfriend’s eyes, consider the results of a new study published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology</i>.<p>Researchers found that on days “when people felt more …

Smartphones That Get Bent: Is This a Design Issue or a User Issue?

<i>Dude STOP BENDING IT!</i><p>When it comes to smartphones, thin is in. But it should be of interest to product designers that as ubiquitous as these skinny …