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10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Managing for Happiness Reveals a New Approach to Employee Engagement

What motivates your employees to come to work?What makes them happy when they get there?These two questions have plagued managers and owners for …

Employee Engagement

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it would finally provide some answers to the many questions that have been building up in my mind. Such as: it is possible to clean poo off the carpet …

Parenting

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

Mental Health

New Rogue One Trailer Comes Out Thursday During Olympics

Count the minutes folks: the newest trailer for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> debuts this Thursday during NBC’s coverage of the 2016 Rio Summer Games. …

‘Hooked’ author Nir Eyal on why personal assistant apps are the next big trend

Whenever I feel uncomfortable writing about a topic, that’s when I know I should write about it. So here goes. This article is about how a new way of designing apps changed my life. But to explain the power of this trend, I need to tell you about poop. That’s the uncomfortable part.<p>For the past …

Time I

Google’s latest commercial for Google Photos shows off just how useful the service can be [Video]

We all take a lot of pictures and videos on our smartphones and unfortunately, they take up a lot of memory. After a few months on a new phone, odds are you’ll be running low on storage, and there’s no worse way to discover that than when you’re taking a picture or video. The “storage is full” …

Android News

Make Amazing Roast Vegetables With That Last Bit of Caesar Dressing in the Bottle

True, made-from-scratch Casesar dressing is a terrible thing to waste, but even if you find yourself with an extra bit of that cheesy, creamy …

10 Inspiring Landing Page Designs That Redefine the Mores of Creativity

Conversion is the single highest leverage point for any business. But did you know that 96% visitors to your landing pages aren’t really ready to …

Learn How to Master Google Forms With This Handy Visual Guide

Google Forms is one of the easiest ways to gather data for your spreadsheets in Google Sheets. If you’re not familiar with its ins and outs, this …

Apps

David Attenborough narrating Pokemon Go is as delightful as it sounds

Attenborough. Pokemon. It's the show we've all been waiting for.<p>"Hunting animals need hunting grounds, and that inevitably brings them into conflict with humanity," rings the familiar and soothing voice of BBC natural history presenter David Attenborough.<p>But it is not the activities of a lion or a …

Pokémon

Beyoncé and Rihanna will not stand for your 'Pokémon Go' shenanigans

You can play <i>Pokémon Go</i> in the park, in your home, around town—but don't you dar dare to try to play it during the sacred hours you are privileged to …

Gett CEO claims his ride-share company is beating Uber in Europe

It is a very competitive landscape for on-demand rides. While Uber dominates the market in the U.S., Didi Chuxing is the leader in China.<p>And in Europe, there is another player that is making headway. Gett, formerly known as GetTaxi, is the “number one on-demand mobility company operating in …

How chatbots can improve your daily routine

Remember a company named Haptik.<p>The team, based in India, has created a messaging app used by millions of people. It relies on A.I. to help human agents provide personal assistance, a bit like Mezi or Lola. Interestingly, the folks behind this app learned a few lessons about what it takes to create …

Weebly shows us how Web design has changed over a decade

The Web has come a long way since it’s inception, and its design has changed drastically along the way. Weebly is highlighting just how much change Web design has had over the past ten years by taking a look at its own site.<p>Weebly says that over 250 million users now visit its homepage every month, …

Web Design

The 'Station' desk cradles your body and gut-punches your wallet

Our computers have rapidly shrunk from room-size behemoths to hulking desktops to the svelte laptops that now dominate modern offices. What haven't changed much are the tables and chairs that the computers (and we) sit on. A new integrated workspace from the Altwork company, appropriately named the …

Nvidia Just Revealed Something Even Faster Than the GTX 1080

Nvidia’s GTX 1080’s warp nacelles are barely spooled up, and the company’s already unveiling something mightier.<p>Meet the Nvidia Titan X, not to be …

Here's rare video of Apple designer Jony Ive talking about a gorgeous Ferrari

It's nice to see Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer, escape from the white interior from which it seems like most of his videos are filmed.<p>In this short clip filmed in 2013, Ive talks about cars, one of his main passions along with design. It was filmed at Goodwood Festival of Speed, a car …

7 Tips for First-Time Furniture Arrangers

Whether you've just signed the lease on a new apartment or become the proud owner of your very own home, the next step in the moving-in process can …

Home Decorating

The Pier's End Desktop

When Sebastian submitted his desktop, we were ready to share it as-is, but then he linked to the project at Behance, which included this lovely video …

8 Things That Could Be Slowing Your Computer Down

High-speed internet and tablet products have gotten consumers accustomed to information-surfing without any hiccups. But if you’re a PC user, chances …

7 Simple, but Brilliant Cleaning Hacks You Need to Start Using

Nobody likes cleaning, except Mr. Clean, and he's just a mascot. But, getting your household cleaning done fast and efficiently by learning a few …

Hacking

The Rock has a new YouTube channel and it's already amazing

When most of us launch a YouTube channel, it consists of dozens of really bad videos that gradually improve the longer we keep at it. When Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson starts a YouTube channel, he spares no expense and hits the platform running, complete with Hollywood trailer and promises that he’ll …

Gung Ho

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

How a Brooklyn business turns memes into money

Memeweaver<p>They say the best investors know how an event in one corner of the market impacts a company in another. New mining laws in Colorado require thousands of workers to wear a certain type of hardhat, and suddenly a plastics company in Norway quadruples its business to meet the increased …

Nine Simple Tips for Improving Your Table Manners at Fancy Restaurants

Whether you’re dining out at a nice restaurant, enjoying a wedding reception, or trying to look your best at a work event, proper etiquette is …

RoutePerfect Plans Your Dream European Trip

Web: Vacationing in Europe is popular, but deciding where to go specifically during your trip can be overwhelming. If you have a loose idea, …

European Travel

A Memory Champion's Best Mental Trick for Remembering Where You Put Your Keys

If you’re tired of misplacing your keys around the house, this explosive memory trick will help you remember. All you need is a little imagination.<p>In …

This Video Has 23 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Photo Walk

Photo walks are an awesome way to practice your photography skills while also getting some exercise. This video teaches you a few tips to get some …

Photography

Quentin Tarantino's Characters Enter and Exit Side-By-Side in This Entertaining Edit

Spoiler alert, obviously. Actually, are there really spoiler alerts when it comes to movies by Quentin Tarantino? Everybody knows that everybody …