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Need A Happiness Boost? Spend Your Money To Buy Time, Not More Stuff

Money can't buy happiness, right? Well, some researchers beg to differ. They say it depends on how you spend it.<p>A recent study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> suggests that when people spend money on time-saving services such as a house cleaner, lawn care or grocery …

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7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

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'I've never felt more isolated': The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion reveals the empty side of success

Sklathill / Flickr<p>It's the dream of many a startup founder: Make something people love and wind up wildly rich, selling the company for billions.<p>But after you do that, what comes next? It could be a sense of hopeless isolation.<p>So says Minecraft founder Markus Persson (aka "Notch") in a strangely …

Google's former CIO was deaf and dyslexic as a kid — now he’s helping millions of Americans get emergency loans

He has a Princeton PhD and was Google's Chief Information Officer for 6 years.<p>Now he's running his own startup called Zest Finance, an online lending service that's raised $112 million so far.<p>He also had to overcome deafness and dyslexia as a kid.<p>But he likes to defer a lot of the credit to people …

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6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

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The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …

我如何從蘋果公司奪回員工?

本文轉自雷鋒網 〈 文化就是一切:我如何從蘋果公司搶回員工 〉。<p>對於許多工程師來說,「最理想的工作」就是進入矽谷科技巨頭公司,比如 Google,Facebook 或是 Twitter。所以去年夏天,當公司的實習生 Vedant 說他收到了蘋果全職工作錄取通知書時,我並不感到意外。我知道他和其他許多 …

5 Things You've Got to Do in Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland is definitely one country you absolutely need to visit, and the cherry on top of that all-natural inspiring sundae of adventures is the capital city, Reykjavik. Here are five things I recommend doing during your stay.<p>1. Soak up the 360 view of Reykjavik from the Hallgrímskirkja Church<p>Check. …

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?<p>I recently posed the question in a career break travel forum to better understand what was holding us back from making this …

The Best Coffee Shop In Every State

We found the best coffee shop in every state by looking at expert reviews and local recommendations.

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到沙漠公路旅行、住北極樹屋:以一生為目標走遍世界13個終極景點

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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

How Can I Fall Asleep Faster?

<i>The latest sleep research has revealed a good night's rest is more important than we ever thought. Sleep doesn't just reinforce memories and make you</i> …

14 Surprising Negotiating Tricks To Boost Your Salary

It's a necessary activity, however, since avoiding it can cost as much as $1 million over the course of your career, according to an analysis by Salary.com. But knowing that doesn't make it any easier.<p>At the same time, a lot of the advice on how to negotiate effectively can be contradictory or …

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Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

越平凡越直擊人心!臉書上觸動250萬人的故事集

一直很喜歡Facebook上這個叫Humans of New York(紐約的人)的賬號。創辦者是一個美國年輕人,三年前失業來到紐約,每天上街拉著陌生人拍照,配上一段對方的話,講述他們自己關於愛,友誼和人生的故事,都是最簡單不過的語言,卻往往在瞬間擊中人心。耐心看完,你一定能明白這個賬號深受無數人喜 …

前 Facebook 首席設計師給的五個面試建議

Facebook 前首席設計師 Ben Blumenfeld 最近在 Designer Fund 底下的 Bridge 計畫寫了一篇文章 〈 Interviewing with Startups: Tips for Designers 〉1,針對那些想要去新創公司應徵相關職缺的設計師給予一些提醒。<p>B …

與現實生活中的「鋼鐵人」一起工作是什麼感覺?

漫畫家 Stan Lee 是「鋼鐵人」之父,他曾透露 Tony Stark 的人物原型是曾經擔任過導演,最終開了一家飛機製造公司的 Howard Hughes,「休斯是我們這個年代最豐富的人物,他是發明家、冒險家、百萬富翁、花花公子,最終是一個瘋子。」<p>Tony Stark 和 Howard Hugh …

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At Google I/O a year ago Rob Pike presented <i>Go Concurrency Patterns</i>, an introduction to Go's concurrency model. Last week, at I/O 2013, Go team member …

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The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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