Katherine Leggett

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Apple Stock: The Difference Between Trading And Investing

Investing is as much about financial numbers and understanding a company’s products, competitors and markets as it is about having a feeling for the non-quantifiable or psychological aspects to the stock. I use fundamental analysis much more than technical aspects when buying or selling a stock but …

Stock Markets

Mars has nitrogen, key to life: NASA

By drilling into Martian rocks, Curiosity found evidence of nitrates, compounds containing nitrogen that can be used by living organisms.<p>The Curiosity team has already found evidence that other ingredients needed for life, such as liquid water and organic matter, once existed at the site known as …

Microsoft relegates Internet Explorer to a 'legacy engine' to make way for new browser

Spartan is the future<p>Microsoft revealed last week that it’s planning to create a new brand and name for its upcoming browser for Windows 10, currently codenamed Project Spartan. The software maker is now clarifying the role of Internet Explorer and Project Spartan in Windows 10, and has confirmed …

Bomb experts try to defuse 1,000lb second world war explosive in London

Bomb disposal experts have disarmed a 450kg (1,000lb) bomb from the second world war found in Bermondsey, south-east London. Local residents, evacuated to nearby hotels and a local sports centre after the device was discovered on Monday, have been allowed to return to their homes.<p>The device is …

Apple Isn't Satisfied With Reinventing Health Care. It's Targeting Clinical Trials As Well.

When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry -- that the tech industry sees medicine as the next frontier for exponential growth. Apple's recent announcement …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy products that are changing the world every day.<p>Since launching in 2009, the crowdsourcing platform has persuaded 8.1 million people to pledge more than $1.6 …

Hilarious ‘Also Shot on iPhone 6’ posters slime Apple’s shiny facade

You just knew that when Apple announced its new “Shot on iPhone” ad campaign — crowdsourced from the millions of photos shot by regular iPhone owners each year, and displayed on billboards and bus stops around the world — it wouldn’t take long for someone to parody it.<p>Well, that day has come, …

Microsoft is letting competitors into its biggest conference for the first time in years

For the first time in many years, Microsoft is not banning any competitors from attending the World Partner Conference (WPC) '15, its biggest event of the year, a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed.<p>In years past, VMware, Oracle, Salesforce, and as of last year, Amazon, were all explicitly banned …

Life After Cancer: How the iPhone Helped Me Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle – MacStories

I've been struggling to get back in shape after chemo.<p>Since being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma (Stage IV) in late 2011, my life changed. Beyond the psychological and emotional consequences of how cancer affected me, my family, and my relationships, it is undeniable and abundantly clear that …

Fitness

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Leadership

Behind The “Wheel” Of The Mercedes Driverless Car

LED touchscreens and laser projections promise a safer, more luxurious commute.<p>It's the year 2030 and your daily commute begins with the press of a button. Using a smartphone app, you summon an autonomous car — the Mercedes F015. The car starts, exits a parking garage, and drives itself to your …

"The X-Files" Is Coming Back To TV With Gillian Anderson And David Duchovny

Fox is reprising the science-fiction drama — with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson! — for a six-episode event series.<p>More than a decade after going off the air, Fox has ordered another chapter of the Emmy-winning show <i>The X-Files</i>. The new six-episode event series, which was announced on Tuesday, …

5 Common Morning Routine Mistakes

For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually …

Time Management

The science of why stepping on Legos makes you want to die

“I hope you step on a Lego” is such an apt curse that it has become a meme. Pages upon pages of YouTube videos detail the experience’s excruciating agony.<p>The comedian Steve Ranazzissi perhaps described the moment the best: “Last week I stepped on a Lego with my bare foot and I almost murdered my …

Lego

QuoTED 2015

In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a …

Foreign Policy