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6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Create a New Apple ID on iPhone

You can't effectively use an iPhone without an Apple ID. It used to be, in the pre-family sharing days, that family members sometimes shared an Apple ID; this created all kinds of complications. If you want to buy apps in the App Store, sign up for Apple Music or an iTunes account, or use iCloud, …

Road & Track makes a good point about the F90 BMW M5

This new F90-generation BMW M5 will likely go down in history as one of the most interesting, and maybe one of the most important cars in the history …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have 30 days to kill warranty stickers or the government will sue

Last month, the FTC said in a statement that warranty-void-if-removed stickers, which are endemic on all sorts of electronic devices, are basically …

Horrifying Details Emerge About Alleged Sex-Cult Recruiter Allison Mack at Bail Hearing

‘Slaves’ in the NXIVM cult were allegedly forced to starve themselves, not remove their pubic hair, not masturbate, and were directed by Mack to have …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Here's What Happened When A Guy Used Wooden Pistons In His Engine

A Russian YouTuber machined four pistons for his VAZ-2106's 1.6-liter inline-four engine, installed them, and tried to run the engine. It goes about …

YouTube tech reviewer Marques Brownlee is the most famous person you wouldn’t recognize in public

Brownlee’s YouTube channel MKBHD has amassed nearly six million subscribers — and big tech companies are paying attention.<p>Marques Brownlee likes the fact that he still has a bit of anonymity — despite having more than six million subscribers on YouTube and more than 2.75 million followers on …

Podcasting

Battered by tourists, the Thai beach from 'The Beach' to close temporarily

Thailand's natural wonders are feeling the force of tourism, forcing one to close temporarily.<p>Maya Bay, a great beach on Phi Phi Leh island made …

temporarily

How to Build a Car – The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Books<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Formula 1<p><i>How to Build a Car – The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer</i> is an …

Why acting like a lion will help you win at work — and why no one should want to be a goat

<b>The context</b>: When tourists travel halfway around the world to go on safari, what do they want to see? Which animal is at the top of their list? …

This Is How Audi's Electric Supercharger Works To Eliminate Turbo Lag

Audi’s newest SQ7 is powered by a 4.o-liter twin-turbocharged V8 diesel engine with a third compressor powered by a 7kw electric motor, running on a …

The Cars I Found Abandoned And Junked In Hong Kong Will Blow Your Mind

An NSX, a Nissan Skyline, an Evo, a Silvia, a Lotus, a Porsche—these cars should be cherished and meticulously maintained. But in Hong Kong, where a …

Volkswagen Made An Even Weirder Engine Before The Bugatti W16

The quad-turbo W16 in use in current Bugattis is a real engineering marvel, made of two banks of narrow-angle VR8 cylinder banks and …

Tesla Model 3 impresses German automaker after being reverse-engineered

A few weeks ago, we reported on two Tesla Model 3 vehicles spotted in air freight inbound for Germany. We assumed that they were purchased on the used market by a German automaker to be reverse-engineered and benchmarked.<p>Sure enough, a report from Germany now confirms our suspicion and gives us …

The Falcon Heavy's Boosters' Landings Made Twin Triple Sonic Booms And They're Loud As Hell

While there may now be a car in space, and the core of the Falcon Heavy rocket that launched it may be a bit worse for the wear, the twin Falcon …

I've used the iPhone for 10 years and these are my favorite tips and tricks

Senior Video Producer Matt Stuart explains the 10 tips and tricks every iPhone user needs to know. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>I've been using the iPhone ever since it came out, one of the biggest problems with it, is there's no instruction manual. Apple doesn't provide a manual for the …

Here's How Jay Leno's Car Detailer Recommends You Clean Your Ride

Jay Leno’s Garage is a YouTube channel, a TV show, and now a brand of car cleaning products. Turns out the latter are actually pretty good. And one …

Harsher punishments could be coming for YouTube creators, CEO says

Those who ho break the rules ‘can damage the reputation and revenue of your fellow creators’<p>YouTube is working toward issuing harsher punishments for creators who shine a negative light on the entire creator community, company CEO Susan Wojcicki says.<p>Wojcicki published a post on YouTube’s Creators …

This Porsche Video Explains Why Brakes Squeal

Squealing brakes are as annoying when riding a city bus as they are when driving a sports car. But Porsche’s engineers want you to know that you shouldn’t worry, even if it is grating.<p>The German company has produced a short yet fairly thorough video on the subject, presumably so dealerships can …

Porsche Knew Everyone Would Hate The First Water-Cooled 911

The 996-generation Porsche 911 was a break from tradition. Not air-cooled, not overbuilt, not <i>right</i>, at least if you listen to the hardcore Porsche …

Incoherent, authoritarian, uninformed: Trump’s New York Times interview is a scary read

The president of the United States is not well.<p>The president of the United States is not well. That is an uncomfortable thing to say, but it is an even worse thing to ignore.<p>Consider the interview Trump gave to the New York Times on Thursday. It begins with a string of falsehoods that make it …

Donald Trump

Here's Why Apple Inc. Couldn't Redesign the iPhone 8

Apple had no choice.<p>In 2017, <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) released three new iPhones. The most exciting of the bunch, the iPhone X, represented the first …

Why Car People Love Snow

Snow is truly the great equalizer that doesn’t care what kind of car you have. You could take David’s totaled Kia Rio out in the slippery white stuff …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>10 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go …

Privacy

Funniest Local Review Of The iPhone X Thus Far

[imagesource:here]<p><i>This story was titled ‘Seth’s Review Of The iPhone X’, but the sub-editors felt obliged to change it…</i><p>I’m currently rolling with the …

A moment that changed me: when I took Ricky Gervais’s advice and quit my job | Andrew Hankinson

My life was going nowhere – and it was all my own fault. Then I saw a quote that made my head hurt, and took off for South Korea<p>It’s June 2003 and I’m at the post office, about to send an envelope to South Korea. The postage is £4.06. Inside is my degree certificate. I am on the verge of diverting …

Breast Cancer

How To Find Your Favorite Automotive Fonts

Many typefaces in your favorite car badges, gauges and advertisements are instantly recognizable. Now if you want know what those word-designs are …

The secret to how Tesla gets its cars to look absolutely fantastic

Before Franz von Holzhausen signed on with what was then called Tesla Motors in 2008, he was on his way to being a member of the automotive design world's elite.<p>He had graduated from Art Center College of Design in the early 1990s, making him an alumnus of the world's most prestigious …