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Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

The Learn to Code Movement is Forgetting Existing Developers

<i>Gregg Pollack is founder of</i> <i>Code School</i><i>, an online learning destination for developers that teaches through entertaining content.</i><p>The latest learn-to-code movement has brought on a wave of interest in programming across the board—from kids to working professionals. It’s a positive and necessary …

Why Do We Work?

Is it time yet to divorce productivity from employment?<p>We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Orbotix Announces The $99 Sphero 2B, A New Super-Fast, Programmable Robot

Sphero, as the name implies, was a robotic sphere. Now Orbotix, the makers of this beloved ball, have decided to elongate the it into a tube (a cylinder, really), drop the price to $99, and make one of the funnest little toys I’ve ever seen. If the original Sphero was Eve, their new produce, 2B, is …

How To Have A Spectacular 2014

Before the new year begins, let me tell you the amazing story of my friend, Alvin Barcelona.<p>Once upon a time, Alvin was an incredibly busy man.<p>He …

Divine Mercy

How To Be Productive (Even In Your PJs)

Photographed by Claire Pepper.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to</i> …

Productivity

How to Save Money and Maintain Financial Goals

Let’s face it – the economy is putting a strain on quite a bit of families. More people live paycheck to paycheck than ever before. More people are …

Personal Finance

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …