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Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

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Does Brand Matter When I Buy Computer Parts?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm building my first computer using your guide, and I've been asking around on forums for help on picking the parts. I was using an …

How to Make Happiness a Habit

I’m not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have learned you can be happy much of the time. And that’s not something that depends …

To deal with problems, avoid them (for a little while)

<b>U. TORONTO (CAN) —</b> The best way to manage stressful problems at work, school, and home may be to take your mind off them—temporarily.<p>Researchers …

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4 Incredible Content Marketing Case Studies From SmarterContent.org - State of Digital

This month I have decided to take a slightly different angle for my post. Usually, I try to connect digital marketing with behavioural and …

Make the Perfect Slime

The Mall Of America Is Undergoing A Massive Expansion To Attract 'Upscale' Customers

But starting this fall, the mall is planning to add up to 5.6 million square feet of space in hopes of drawing an additional 20 million visitors annually.<p>According to the mall's website, the new expansion will aim to attract customers with annual household incomes of $100,000 or more.<p>Unlike the …

Why You Should Care About Having Friends At Work

Chatting over lunch and joking with coworkers may not seem like more than pleasant distractions at the office, but they could have an enormous impact on your work life. With employee engagement declining and more than eight in 10 American workers experiencing job-related stress -- female employees …

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The Official Millennium Falcon Sneaker Joins Po-Zu’s 'Star Wars' Shoe Collection<p>Star Wars 04/27/2018 09:38 am<p>Star Wars<p>The Massive Hot Toys 'Avengers: …

Cartoon Characters All Grown Up

Artist and Tumblr-er Celeste Pille imagines popular cartoon characters from the 90s as grown ups. Her illustrations cover <i>Pepper Ann</i>, all the <i>Rugrats</i>,</i> …

Create a Tiny Version of Yourself Through 3D Printing

If you've ever wanted a tiny figurine of yourself, a studio based in Hamburg, Germany by the name of TWINKIND can now make your dreams come true. The creative minds at TWINKIND have embarked on an ambitious project that involves 3D printing at a commercial level, allowing interested customers to …

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Latest<p>GameStop's 'Spider-Man' Collector Box Offers Exclusive Loot Ahead of PS4 Launch<p>Spider-Man 10 hours ago<p>Spider-Man<p>'Jurassic Park' Night Vision …

Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity

<i>“Memory is never a precise duplicate of the original… it is a continuing act of creation,”</i> researcher Rosalind Cartwright reminded us in her fascinating treatise on the science of dreams. <i>“The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true,”</i> Jonah Lehrer wrote shortly before being engulfed in a …

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Latest<p>Get All 20 Pounds of the Gloomhaven Board Game For a Rare Price<p>Board Games 18 hours ago<p>Board Games<p>This 'Star Wars' TIE Fighter Smartphone Car …

Behavioral economics of Free to Play games

Ramin Shokrizade's "Top F2P Monetization Tricks" shows how the free-to-play world deploys practical behavioral economics to convince players to spend …

Original Apple Computer Sells For Nearly $388,000

Christie’s has just sold one of the original Apple computers, put together in the garage of Steve Jobs‘ parents, for $387,000 during an online auction of vintage tech products. The Apple-1, one of the first 25 Apple-1 computers, was designed and hand built by Steve Wozniak in 1976. It’s thought …

Hulu’s Final Bidders: DirecTV, AT&T + Chernin, Time Warner Cable

One down, two and a half to go.<p>The ongoing Hulu sale saga, which has stretched on for a couple years, looks like it is finally winding down: The Web …

Google+ update pulls +1'd posts into your friend's streams

Google has finally added a feature to its social network that makes its +1 feature work more like That Other Social Network's "like" button. As shown above and detailed in a post by team member Shimrit Ben-Yair, starting today it will "occasionally highlight" posts that were +1'd by people you've …

Amazon and Apple call a truce in lawsuit over 'app store' trademark

Just in time for the fifth anniversary of Apple's App Store, Apple and rival Amazon have agreed to a truce in a long-running trademark infringement lawsuit over whether Amazon has the rights to use the term 'app store' in its own Amazon Appstore for Android. As <i>Reuters</i> reports, US District Court …

The next iPhone’s cool-factor: a slow-motion camera?

As the launch of the next iPhone approaches, rumor and speculation about what Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone could bring to the highly-competitive mobile marketplace is increasing. Based on the latest chatter, a reasonable snapshot of the new iPhone seems to be an “iPhone 5S” with the same …