Marcus Mathea

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5 lessons from the celebrity iCloud hack that we should all think about

With the dust starting to settle after the dreadful hacking and posting of various female celebrities’ nude selfies, we’re finally in a position to …

The IBM Partnership Makes Apple A Real Enterprise Player In Retail

Just two days after I wrote on these pages that Apple had some cause for concern in the consumer marketplace, it announced its partnership with IBM. Emily Litella [corrected 4:35 PM 18-July] used to say on “Saturday Night Live,” “Never mind.” Whatever ground Apple might or might not lose in the …

South Korean man gets 12-year prison term for slashing U.S. ambassador

A Seoul court on Friday handed a 12-year prison sentence to a South Korean man who slashed and seriously injured the U.S. ambassador during a March forum.<p>Kim Ki-jong was convicted of attempted murder, assaulting a foreign envoy and obstruction, according to court spokesman Joon Young Maeng.<p>Both Kim …

What I’m Reading: artnet’s Sophie Neuendorf

<i>Keeping up with the art world requires curiosity, persistence and good taste. But when the internet has opened the floodgates for artistic</i> …

Social Media

Determination For Recovery

Project info<p>A few months ago I got an email by a girl asking me, would I be interested in photographing her. I get these kind of requests a lot but this one was deferent ,<br>this is her story.<p>The body is a wondrous place to live, but when it is faced with a chronic disease it quickly turns into a …

Skinheads in Italy – in pictures

What's eating Europe's far right? For five years, between 2009 and 2013, an Italian photographer followed young fascist skinheads to try to understand their fear and rage. This is what they revealed

Sony Alpha A6000 - mid range mirrorless with great action capabilities!

Sony's Alpha A6000 is a new mid-range mirrorless camera which replaces the NEX-6. It keeps the same body shape, featuring a built-in flash, hotshoe / …

Cameras

'Left behind' workers desert EU socialists for populists

PARIS (Reuters) - With his square-jawed good looks, easy smile and way with words, Edouard Martin could have been a Hollywood movie star.<p>French President Francois Hollande (R) greets Edouard Martin (L), CFDT labour union representative of Arcelor Mittal Florange blast furnace, during a meeting with …

EU seeks peace as Ukraine death toll hits 75

KIEV (Reuters) - European Union ministers sought to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75 in two days of the worst violence in the country since Soviet times.<p>Three hours of fierce fighting in Kiev’s …

Who Do You Think You Are? Why You're in Control of Your Destiny

Sometimes when I'm about to take a big risk, go for something important or step out in a bold way in my life, a judgmental question will pop up in my …

Motivation

The Silicon Valley Secret to Motivating Employees

Motivating employees is a hot topic in every company, every team, and with every manager. And nowhere is the work ethic more legendary than in Silicon Valley.<p>How do Silicon Valley companies get their employees to work weekends and to pull all-nighters? How do they get them to work on “death …

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

How to Be Wildly Successful

It was a problem I'd never anticipated: My brainy daughter was having trouble in school. Katie began teaching herself to read at 15 months and tested …

Self-improvement

Are You On the Right Course?

A couple of years ago, pretty much everyone I know became a huge fan of the television series <i>Heroes</i>. The show's premise is that people all over the …

Comic Books

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

How Your Attitude Can Determine Your Life

We all hear about amazing people who have overcome great obstacles in their lives. No one ever said life was going to be easy, yet how challenging it …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Cooking