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What to Do When Your Heart Isn’t in Your Work Anymore

Tara Moore<p>In an ideal world, our work lives would be completely fulfilling, full of meaning, and intrinsically motivating. But what if they’re not? What if you’re stuck in a job or a career that you once loved, but your heart isn’t in it anymore?<p>More people fit this profile than you’d think. …

Event Planning

Negotiate Anything With This Three-Point Plan

Negotiation is a messy, stressful process. But redditor B1aze688 breaks it down into three fundamental elements: The deal you want, the deal you’ll …

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

The best bike lock

<i>By Duncan Niederlitz</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>To find the best …

Power Tools

The one recipe you need to conquer the delightfully challenging new 'Legend of Zelda' game

The massive open-world of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is dangerous as heck.<p>If the Moblins don't get you, the elements probably will. In fact, just <i>existing</i> in the parts of Hyrule, "Breath of the Wild's" massive environment, will kill you.<p>There are, of course, a few things you can do to …

South-east Asia

Microsoft app delivers colorful window to the world for the colorblind

A simple piece of software promises to help some of us regain something many take for granted: the ability to discern differences in a wide range of …

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Whether you couldn't afford a pricier model or just misjudged how much storage you'd need, these tips can help you get by.<p>Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones ($999.99 at Cricket Wireless) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE ($329.95 at Amazon.com) and iPhone 6s ($740.00 at …

Gear & Gadgets

I electroshocked my brain and I feel great!

For years I've relied on caffeine and cannabis to modulate my moods. It's an effective, albeit slightly illegal, system and not without its side effects. Too much coffee and I become a jittery, hyperactive mess. Too much cannabis and I spend the next few hours taking a weed nap. But that's where …

Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork: Ireland’s best?

The second city’s second street is the only one in Ireland to be shortlisted for a Great Street Award by a London-based academy. Is it a good …

101 things to do in London

We're all completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London. From picture-postcard attractions to hotspots in odd spots, by day and by night, …

No, this is not just a photo of a topless model

Look again. Nope, keep looking.<p>Past the breasts.<p>Yup, there it is, the cyclist on the ground.<p>Model Ana Pavel was posing topless on a Dublin street …

Genius

Smart Luggage Design: The Innovation-Packed G-RO

The industrial design of this rolling carry-on is leaps and bounds ahead<p>As more and more people travel, more and more people realize their luggage …

Amazon takes 1,114 fake reviewers to court

Amazon continues its streak against suing fake reviewers on its site with a fresh lawsuit filed in Seattle, the BBC reports.<p>The 1,114 defendants, collectively labeled “John Does” as the identities of the accused are not known, sell their services for as little as $5 on Fiverr, the micro-services …

15 Super Useful Ways To Use 3D Touch On The New iPhones

Though the new iPhones pack improved cameras and better specs overall, the flagship feature is something completely unique to the iPhone line (and, really, smartphones in general): a touch screen that reacts differently depending on how hard you press it.<p>Apple calls this feature “3D Touch”, and …

Touchscreens

Important signs that your love is true

I am a huge proponent of the word “love.” A lot of people claim that using the word a lot diminishes its meaning, but I completely disagree. Language …

How to watch Sunday's rare supermoon lunar eclipse

A rare kind of total lunar eclipse will grace skies around the world on Sunday, giving hundreds of millions of people the chance to see it from their …

I dated my university professor – and it was a messy, eye-opening experience

I was 17, he was 40. My friends were polarized – they thought the relationship was either charming or revolting. It ended messily but the lessons were lasting<p><i>This piece is part of our Formative Years series, where writers reflect on their college experience.</i><p>Like so many wide-eyed college kids …

Relationships

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

The tough-to-swallow truth about McDonald's all-day breakfast

A hot take on hot cakes<p>It's no secret that McDonald's is flailing — losing Americans' trust, losing their dollars, losing the "big deal / special treat" designation in popular consciousness that it held in the 1970s (according to my mom) and in the 1990s (according to me). Efforts to counter these …

McDonald's

Let's talk about sex: How digital is shaping audience attitudes towards relationships

<b>Rebecca Holman, acting editor of the Debrief (Bauer Media’s lifestyle brand for millennial women), on the changing ways in which we talk about sex</b> …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

How to keep technology from mocking your broken heart

After 16 years of marriage, the text from Lisa Arends’ husband read: “I’m sorry to be such a coward leaving you this way but I’m leaving you and …

Why Some Videos Go Viral

In “Puppyhood,” a video for Purina Puppy Chow produced with BuzzFeed, a guy spontaneously adopts a puppy, and they bond in typical roommate fashion.<p>A viral video is every marketer’s dream. It’s the surest way to cut through the noise of the internet. And studies show that social viewers—people who …

Viral

10 New Features Coming to Apple Watch

Apple today showed off an update to Apple Watch software, dubbed watchOS 2, that will arrive this fall.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Smartwatches

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

16 spectacular meteor shower photos from the UK and Ireland

LONDON — While most of us were tucked up in our beds, the serious sky watchers were out in the great outdoors, many with cameras in tow to capture …

How subliminal and hidden design messages can boost brand engagement

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>A …