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Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing

Shares 4K<p>Are you measuring your social media efforts?<p>Do you know what’s working?<p>Over the years, there have been dozens of social media monitoring …

Young, poor black and Hispanic men increasingly the face of HIV/AIDS in America

“There wasn’t even an ad campaign aimed at young black men until last year,” says one sexual health advocate<p>Despite significant progress in preventing and treating HIV in recent years, the number of people nationwide who contract the infection each year remains consistent at around 50,000, and a …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

The 10-Minute Workout — It's Real & It Works!

We have a million excuses for cutting a workout off the calendar: too much work, too far from home, holiday travel, and a marathon <i>Scandal</i> binge …

Yoga

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

How to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile With Professional Portfolio

Shares 5K<p>Do you want to enhance the appearance of your LinkedIn profile?<p>Are you looking for ways to get noticed and attract more business …

Satisficing: How to Reach Your Best by Not Giving a Damn

By Emilia Lahti | Nov 19, 2013<p>Synopsis<p>Check yourself before you wreck yourself - aim to 'satisfice' to make sure your nervous system works for you, …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

7 Secrets of Power Networking

Your next job will likely come by way of a contact, so you better start mingling. Here, former banking exec Sallie Krawcheck, who owns 85 Broads, a global network for professional women, reveals how to schmooze your way to the top<p><b>1. Think broad, not deep.</b><p>"Women tend to fall into the 'best friend …

Networking

Deep-Fried Turkey: 5 Fiery Reasons Not To Do It

If you're reading this, it's probably because you have at least a passing interest in the highly dangerous art of turkey frying. And, if you're …

Twitter Changes Direct Message Rules: This Week in Social Media

Shares 3K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Food52

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>How you eat is how you live. That’s the “cooking manifesto” of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, creators of …

How to Use Facebook to Sell Your Products and Services

Shares 4K<p>Have you leveraged the power of Facebook to sell your products and services?<p>Or maybe you’ve wondered if you should start a store on Facebook…<p>…

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About News on the Web, Which Will Take You Two Days to Watch

I don’t know what to say about Riptide, the massive oral history of digital journalism that popped up on the Web tonight.<p>That’s because I’ve been …

5 Creative Ways to Use LinkedIn Company Pages

Shares 7K<p>Does your business have a LinkedIn company page?<p>Have you noticed how other businesses are using LinkedIn lately?<p>A number of larger brands …

How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing

Shares 8K<p>Is Twitter a part of your social media marketing?<p>Or have you let your Twitter marketing drop off lately?<p>In any case, with the latest Twitter …

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

Smashburger Founder Attributes Success To Unorthodox Marketing Strategy

Founder Tom Ryan told Nation's Restaurant News the fast-casual chain's success can be attributed to an unconventional marketing philosophy that relies heavily on social media and old-fashioned word of mouth.<p>Ryan said the chain still uses some radio and television advertising.<p>But Smashburger focuses …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …

How to Use Pinterest Analytics: 6 Metrics Worth Measuring

Shares 6K<p>Is your business using Pinterest to reach your audience with one-of-a-kind visuals?<p>Are you measuring your Pinterest marketing …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Flipboard for Journalists

Inside Flipboard / June 5, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Sharing Slides and Influencing People

ModCloth Hits $100 Million In Revenue, Gives Social All The Credit

“The ‘love’ button is the most used button on our site,” ModCloth CEO Eric Koger told me this June on a visit to the East Coast from the company’s San Francisco HQ. Tuesday’s announcement that the company he founded back in 2002 with wife Susan Gregg Korger has reached $100 million in 2012 revenue …