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Paramedic Shares His Wild Ride Treating 'A Thousand Naked Strangers'

In the 10 years he spent driving an ambulance in Atlanta, former paramedic Kevin Hazzard rescued people from choking, overdoses, cardiac arrest, gunshot wounds and a host of other medical emergencies.<p>He frequently found himself practicing medicine in unsafe settings, either along the side of a …

How to Be Productive [Infographic] - Adioma

Here is the mindmap of 35 habits of the uber-productive:<p>Since the beginning of the year, I lived in 7 different countries, spend 3 months in a remote …

Time Management

The 6 Best Cheap Gaming PCs for 2018 ($300-$800)

Check Guide Update History »<p>5/11 Update: I swapped out the motherboards on the $600-$800 builds because the ASUS Prime B350M-E was cheaper than the …

iFixit takes a peek inside Apple's new '5K' iMac

Sure, we were only just introduced to Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, but the folks at iFixit are already tearing one apart. Inside they found a screen made by LG Display, and a setup similar to previous iMacs, including easily-accessed RAM slots for memory upgrades. Overall, the …

9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Report: China bans Battlefield 4 on grounds of national security endangerment

The Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has reportedly banned Electronic Arts' <i>Battlefield 4</i> on the grounds that it contains content that endangers national security, according to news outlets like China.com, QQ and an article on PCgames.com.cn that has since been taken down.<p>The …

The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

The Quantified Penis

New numbers help us know how to feel about ourselves and others.<p>Before (or possibly after) nineteenth-century Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin was poisoned, shot, rolled in a carpet, and thrown in a river, some say that his murderers severed and preserved his penis. Among those claiming dubious …

The Battle of Gettysburg: A Time When American Civilians Saw War Firsthand

The inhabitants of Gettysburg, who hid in their homes as snipers exchanged fire within the town, were called out to clear bodies after the battle. Today, America's wars are more distant.<p>For the first two years of the Civil War, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, had been the homefront, where residents …

The Battle of Gettysburg: 150 Years Ago

Today marks the 150th anniversary of Pickett's Charge, the last serious effort by Confederate forces to attack Union lines during the three-day Battle of Gettysburg -- considered to be the turning point of the American Civil War. The following day, July 4, 1863, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's …

Walking in the Steps of an Ancestor in Pickett's Charge

150 years ago today, the author's forbear survived one of the bloodiest failed assaults of the Civil War<p>Any individual life depends for its existence on a series of prior accidents, strokes of luck, tragedies, decisions, and near-misses that happened to the people who came before us --a chain of …

Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles

Consider this now familiar view from the field:<p><i>“I’ve run a virtual team for the past 18 months in the development and launch of [a website.] I am located in Toronto, Canada. The website was designed in Zagreb, Croatia. The software was developed in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Zagreb, Croatia; Delhi,</i> …