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The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in a green embroidered dress and a knotted …

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Snapchat Rejected A $3 Billion All-Cash Offer From Facebook

According to a new report from Evelyn M. Rusli and Douglas MacMillan at the WSJ, Facebook offered $3 billion in cash to buy Snapchat, but Snapchat turned it down.<p>This is not the first time that Facebook tried to buy Snapchat. Zuckerberg previously offered $1 billion for Snapchat and was rejected.<p>In …

Snapchat

3 Whiz-Bang Features That Make Jawbone’s UP24 Its Best Fitness Band Yet

The device is more than just a novel tool for techies and health nuts. It could be at the heart of the connected home, enabling what product VP Travis Bogard calls “the Internet of me.”<p>Imagine gradually waking from a long slumber to discover that, without even removing your blankets, the bedroom …

Wearable Tech

Typography Mania #210

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Typography

Running a SaaS Startup? ChurnBee is a Simple Dashboard to Track Your Growth

ChurnBee, from the team behind Newscurve, has just launched in beta form, bringing a simple approach to understanding business and customer data for for SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)-focused startups.<p>The software gives SaaS startups access to key business metrics like Monthly Recurring Revenue …

Cars That Drive Themselves Will Have Some Awesome Consequences

Jumping into the back seat of your car, turning on the TV, and ordering the computer to drive the vehicle to your destination, is more than just a clever advance in technology; it will have massive social and industrial ramifications.<p>Knight Rider and Batman-inspired fantasies are about to become …

Grinning Self Portraits – The Art of Yue Minjun

Crazy Grinning Faces.<p>Yue Minjun is a Chinese artist based in Beijing, China. The contemporary artist is well known for his oil paintings of his own …

car salesman confidential 10 Things To Never Say To A Customer

Sometimes, less is more<p>In a lot of these blogs I’ve been lecturing the customers, telling them what they should and shouldn’t do. Well, this week, I want to share some rules for salespeople. I try to follow these rules myself, and I think all salespeole should, too. We’ll start at Number Ten and …

Xerox

2014 Corvette Stingray Biometric Test Drive

I review a lot of cars, but this is the first one that’s reviewed me. Having admired the car when I spoke with Chevrolet's Tom Peters (its lead designer) when it was announced earlier this year, it was an easy answer when Chevrolet asked me to test the 2014 Corvette Stingray (aka the C7, since it’s …

How to Cope with Disappointment

Disappointment is an emotion that many of have a difficult time understanding and managing. For instance, when your favorite sports team loses the …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

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Setting Intentions and Goals

"Intention serves to inspire and focus you mentally and spiritually. Goals, on the other hand, help you apply the right physical effort to the task …

When Yogis Need Help

When life gets complicated, yoga can be a safe haven. But sometimes the practice isn't enough to pull you through a dark time. A well-known teacher …

Calling All Yoga Dudes

Yoga Dudes for Movember, an online photo contest, aims to promote men's health and get more men to try yoga.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Women far outnumber men in …

Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they're now worth $886k

Bought in 2009, currency’s rise in value saw small investment turn into enough to buy an apartment in a wealthy area of Oslo<p>Bitcoin: what you need to know<p>This article was originally published on 29 October 2013. Due to a technical fault, it has been republished here, on a new page.<p>The meteoric rise …

Visually Speaking: How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at an insanely fast rate. If you're ready to start pinning, follow these steps.<p><b>If you're wondering how to use Pinterest</b>, you're not alone. According to comScore, Pinterest received 11.7 million unique visitors from the United States in January 2012, which made it the fastest …

Infographics

5 Moves for Six-Pack Abs

Just because you can't get to the gym doesn't mean you have to neglect your exercise. One of the easiest body parts to work on without going to a gym …