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The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Blink: Wire-Free HD Home Monitoring & Alert System

<i>Blink: Wire-Free HD Home Monitoring & Alert System</i>Created by BlinkBlink: the first ultra-affordable, totally wire-free smart HD home monitoring and …

Kickstarter

Welcome to Kickstarter’s Creator Handbook! This guide will walk you through everything from planning your shipping to communicating with backers.

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

What E'er Thou Art, Act Well Thy Part | The Importance of Good Work | The Art of Manliness

Over the door of a building that sits close to the Stirling Castle in southern Scotland, hangs a curious stone designed by John Allan, a 19th century …

Amazing Miniature Scenes Shot with Model Cars, Forced Perspective and a $250 P&S

Model maker/collector and photographer Michael Paul Smith is a master at recreating incredibly accurate outdoor scenes using his extensive die-cast …

Nest Cam Indoor | This Is What a Home Security Camera Should Be

<b>$199</b> or as low as <b>$12/mo</b> at 0% APR<p>The Nest Cam Indoor security camera is designed to help you look after your home and family – even when you’re …

Why we’re a long way from computers that really work like the human brain

IBM was in the news last week when it announced it had created “an entire computing architecture based on the brain” (at least, that’s how Gizmodo summed it up). A few days before that, a press release announced that scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, a research center in Germany, had run …

Quantum Computing