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18 Little Things To Start Doing Now If You Want To Be Ahead Of Everyone Else In 10 Years

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2aaHnEq<p><b>1.</b> Be friends with different types of people. Don’t insulate your worldview by only …

What $50 Buys You at Huaqiangbei, the World’s Most Fascinating Electronic Market.

<b>We’re building the Model 01, a hackable ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keyswitches, programmable RGB LEDs, opensource firmware, and a gorgeous</b> …

Mauryan Empire

The Mauryan Empire (322 BCE - 185 BCE) supplanted the earlier Magadha Kingdom to assume power over large tracts of eastern and northern India. At its …

Xiaomi’s 4K Android TV box is now on sale in the U.S. for $69

We told you last month that Xiaomi’s Android TV box would go on sale in the U.S. in October, and true to our word it has. The Chinese company is best known for its affordable smartphones, but today it launched a set-top box priced at $69 that looks like great value.<p>Originally unveiled at Google I/O …

9 Nifty New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Boiling a camera down to its see-through basics. #hongkong<p>Connects to a Wi-Fi buoy on the surface, explores to depths of 100 …

40 Ways To Completely Ruin Your College Experience Without Even Realizing It

By Holly Riordan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2buYRNX<p><b>1.</b> <b></b>Choosing a major based on what you think will get you a job, instead of choosing something …

Not Gandhi but Japan kicked out British from India

<b>Mass desertions of loyal Indian soldiers to the Japanese-trained INA precipitated Britain’s withdrawal from India.</b><p>On 15 November 1941, less than a …

This Video Shows You How to Properly Stretch Your Calves for Better Balance

Your calves and ankles are under-appreciated muscles that work hard to keep your body steady and balanced while you’re standing, walking, or running. …

FarmBot brings robotic farming to your backyard garden

The robots are coming... to water your garden.<p>While many people find gardening with their own two hands a relaxing activity, a company called FarmBot …

55 People Reveal The Strangest Thing About Their Body

By Lorenzo Jensen III,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/29OEiLN<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. I cry when I pee or take a shit.<p>“I cry when I pee or take a shit. …

The 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Moving to a new city. Asking for a promotion. Starting a side hustle. Hunting for a different job. Trying online dating. Breaking up with your …

Self-improvement

9 Questions You Need To Ask Before Traveling With A Friend

Don't let these issues ruin your trip -- or your friendship.<p>Traveling with someone -- be it a significant other or a friend -- can teach you a lot about them. Just because you're compatible in daily life doesn't mean you'll necessarily travel well together.<p>That's because trips are sacred: Each …

20 Things I Wish My Mom Already Knew Without Me Having To Tell Her

By Jane Drinkard,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/22YjcNG<p><b>1.</b> I took her two nicest cashmere sweaters to college with me.<p><b>2.</b> I’m really looking to …

This Guy Planned The Most American Road Trip You Can Possibly Take

🎶 Oh, beautiful... 🎶<p>When planning a road trip in the U.S., it's easy to get overwhelmed. There's <i>so</i> much ground to cover, and you can't stop at every amazing sight and activity.<p>But if you had to narrow it down somehow, visiting each state's capital city and capitol building is a pretty great way …

University of Pennsylvania

YouTube Director app helps business owners on a budget create DIY video ads

YouTube today announced a new suite of tools to help business owners get started with creating video ads on a budget.<p>The YouTube Director suite comes in three parts: the first is a free iOS app that lets you shoot your own commercial using a template and step-by-step instructions of what to shoot. …

Apps

50 Helpful Questions For Couples That Want Love That Lasts (Not Just Romance)

By Mélanie Berliet,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1UualNn<p><b>1.</b> Does my partner’s happiness make me truly happy, to the extent that their happiness …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

The Best Weight-Lifting Advice For Men Over 40

Forget those lame workouts for “old” guys. Here’s how to train hard in your forties<p>A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on …

See Earth in stunning 4K from the ISS

Check out some of the most gorgeous footage ever caught of Earth. NASA astronauts have beamed down stunning 4K footage of our planet from the ISS using a RED Epic Dragon digital camera and posted it on their YouTube channel.<p>This isn't the first ultra-high definition video sent from the ISS: NASA …

Digital Cameras

12 Ways You’re Making Life More Difficult Than It Has To Be

<b>1. You’re afraid of failing or looking like a fool.</b> You don’t try new things often, you take very calculated risks and you care too much about what …

12 Things You’re Carrying With You That Are Only Weighing You Down

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Luysh0<p>When it comes to emotional decluttering, we often don’t realize that the thoughts and …

40 of the world's best cruise holidays

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Holidays

The most extreme hotels around the world

Love review: Netflix’s new romantic comedy will leave you floored | tv

“You say I love you too much,” protests Paul Rust’s Gus, mid break up, to his girlfriend, who has just made him aware of her infidelities. It’s his …

TV

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is now in virtual reality

And it's still kind of weird<p>Last year, <i>The New York Times</i> made virtual reality history by shipping a million Google Cardboard headsets to its print magazine subscribers. The decision put VR into the homes of people who knew almost nothing about it, and who certainly wouldn't have set out to buy …

A Millionaire Says Getting Rich Means Making 1 Decision Most People Don't Make

It doesn't seem like the obvious thing to do. Until you think about it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Whoever said becoming rich was going to be easy?<p>Actually, it was pretty much everyone who's written one of those self-help, …

22 Tiny Things You Should Do For Yourself Every Single Day

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1J7ATW4<p><b>1.</b> Wake up remembering that it’s a fresh start. Don’t let yesterday’s trivial frustrations …