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The 5 Words That Changed My Content Marketing Strategy

You know those times where you read a book and one line seems to stop you in your tracks and pierce your mind?<p>"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget." -The Road<p>"Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot." -Breakfast At Tiffany's<p>"Yer a wizard, …

Marketing

Science Says You Can Reprogram Your Brain to Be Happier in 10 Seconds

A breakthrough book explains why so many people are miserable and how to experience more joy.<p>According to UC Berkeley-based clinical psychologist Rick Hanson, you can train your brain to experience more happiness on a daily basis through a series of short exercises performed during your workday and …

Happiness

Professional portrait photographer shows how incredible iPhone 7 Plus’ Portrait Mode can be

Apple is expected to release the first major update to its iOS 10 platform later this week. The new iOS 10.1 build has been available as a beta for …

No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

Physics

25 Tools to help you Spy on Your Competitors and What to Watch out for

Spying on the competition is something that we all do, from sports teams to small businesses and huge corporations. It’s important to keep up to date …

Infographics

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

You Can't Run a Company on 'Tips & Tricks'

An ever-growing number of customers have the potential to engage with your company on digital channels in real time. You have only seconds to attract …

26 Confidence-Boosting Digital Marketing Terms

Beautiful Positioning by Jasper Johns<p>There’s something really thrilling, deeply liberating, and very useful about understanding colleagues, leads, …

Marketing

30 great New Year jokes and quotes

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Architecture

2014: The Year in Magazines

We’ve already covered the year in news, but what about the year in street style, meditation, Super Bowl commercials or a certain viral podcast? Look …

Autopsy shows US police shot unarmed black man in back

Autopsy of Ezell Ford reveals LA police shot him in the back at close range<p>An unarmed, mentally ill black man died after being shot by US police at point blank range in the back, an autopsy has shown.<p>A long awaited coroner's report found Ezell Ford, 25, who died on Aug 11, had a "muzzle imprint" in …

Law Enforcement

Samsung May Kill Its Prettiest Phone Yet

The Galaxy Alpha, which was officially unveiled in August, comes with brushed aluminum metal edges that look similar to those on the iPhone 5 and 5s.<p>It's one of Samsung's best-looking phones yet, but the company will supposedly axe the Alpha in favor of its recently announced Galaxy A5.<p>The A5 looks …

Electronics Industry

Google faces break-up call from EU

MEPs will reportedly back a motion that would put pressure on the European Commisison to consider a formal separation of Google's search engine from its other businesses<p>MEPs are reportedly planning to call for the break up of Google to curb the search engine’s dominance in Europe.<p>They will vote on …

European Union

Two Lands: A Beautiful Time-Lapse Trip to the Snowy Wilderness of Iceland and Greenland

With the exception of the opening shot, Joe Capra of Scientifantastic‘s beautiful time-lapse <i>Two Lands</i> stays pretty far away from the humanity. A trip …

Pool, deck, eco-friendly: This is the typical Australian home

Australians are a society of fixers, builders, painters, remodellers. We are obsessed with home renovation and our pads.<p>In case you couldn't tell …

Stunning NASA Visualization Reveals Secret Swirlings of Carbon Dioxide

The new simulation tracks the invisible gas that's warming the planet.<p>NASA has released a striking visualization of how carbon dioxide flows around the world. In the simulation, plumes of the greenhouse gas gush into the atmosphere from major industrial centers, swirling from continent to continent …

The World’s Best Dogs, According To Math

Sorry bulldogs.<p>London-based data journalist and information designer David McCandless has created some of the most thought-provoking data visualizations of the past few years. Now, he turns his hand to a decidedly more lighthearted (but every bit as important) topic: What dog breed is …

Pets

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

Pictures: Biggest Crocodile Ever Caught?

An allegedly 21-foot saltwater crocodile captured alive in the Philippines could be the biggest known croc—but some experts are skeptical.

Polish woman declared dead wakes up in mortuary

<b>A Polish woman who spent 11 hours in cold storage in a mortuary after being declared dead has returned to her family, complaining of feeling cold.</b><p>Officials say Janina Kolkiewicz, 91, was declared dead after an examination by the family doctor.<p>However, mortuary staff were astonished to notice …

Crime

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

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Ears of Ancient Chinese Terra-Cotta Warriors Offer Clues to Their Creation

Technology yields new insight into how a Chinese emperor produced an army for eternity within his tomb.<p>China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was a man haunted by death.<p>In 246 B.C. the adolescent ruler commissioned a massive tomb furnished with everything he'd need for the next life, including an …

Blackberry fans line up here: pre-orders for the new Classic are open

Platform loyal BBM addicts have a new device to consider -- other than the Passport -- now that Blackberry is taking pre-orders for its upcoming phone. The Classic (aka Q20) brings the design, keyboard and trackpad users are used to, plus a large square touch screen, the latest version of …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

La La Land

Moment iPhone 6 lens add-ons are big, bold and feel a bit dangerous

Moment Lens asks the question: How committed are you to high-quality iPhone photography?<p>Its two, $99-a piece iPhone 6 add-on lenses require a …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Violent protests over Mexico student deaths

Furious protesters tried to break into Mexico City's National Palace during nationwide demonstrations over the deaths of 43 students that has angered the nation.<p>Protesters on Saturday slammed metal barricades against the door and briefly set it on fire but could not get into the palace, which is …