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Google's trusted places just made my life so much easier

I never have to unlock my Android phone at home again<p>I don't make a habit of counting how many times I unlock my phone, but I'm willing to believe the stats that say the average user does it hundreds of times each day. That can be an unnecessary chore when using a device in a place safe from …

Philippe Starck's Electric Mountain Bikes Boost You Up Hills in Style

Philippe Starck has designed everything from buildings and wind turbines to furniture and food. Now he's turned his attention to battery-powered …

Nova Scotia medical mistakes registry goes online

The Nova Scotia government has followed through on a promise, posting its medical mistakes registry on the health department website.<p>According to the …

Canada

How to Share Files Between Mac OS X and Windows With Boot Camp

Boot Camp can be annoying. Both Windows and Mac OS X can see each other’s files, but they can’t write to the other operating system’s …

Linux

Simple Photoshop Script Imports Multiple Images as Layers in a Single Document

No matter how many hours you spend in Photoshop each day, it’s inevitable there’s a feature or utility within the app you’re yet to use or are …

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface. Currently, the site features sources like Hacker News, Dribbble, Behance and …

Snakable The Lightning & Micro USB Cable With Armor

The Problem.<p>We have all fallen victim to the inevitable broken connector on our cell phone or other gadget charging cable. There is a weak point in …

Wimbleys No-Show Socks

Whether you're sporting loafers or a worn-out pair of Chuck Taylors, in the heat of the summer, there are one too many sacrifices that come with the appealing sockless look—blisters, sweat and stink, just to name a few. While no-show socks have been an option for a while, they oftentimes come with …

Flatties Vol 2 + New landing page

A new set of Flatties icons will be in your hands on the 9th of September. Here's a look at the cool new landing page I made for the trilogy. BIG …

Best Fonts Released on February

February was an active month for many typefoundries, like Latinotype which released 3 typefaces this month: Showcase (beautiful script font), Australis and Ride My Bike Serif. Ride My Bike Serif as the name says is a variant of the original Ride My Bike, it’s curious how this month other designers released variants of previous typefaces: Kermel Serif, Pacific Northwest, Lust Slim and Core Magic were examples of this trend on the month. Others designers decide to launch all the variants of a …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

The Roamographer by HoldFast

Camera bags often call to mind cheap nylon, regrettable color choices and logos that look like something from a forgotten Windows '98 software suite. Luckily over the past few years camera accessories have gone the way of craftsmanship, with quality leather straps worthy of the most pristine Leica …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

How to Build an Interchangeable Wardrobe | The Art of Manliness

For the man with an unlimited budget, style is easy. The rest of us have to work a little harder to look good with the cash we have.<p><b>A key wardrobe</b> …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

Outfitted and Equipped: Cutting Down a Christmas Tree | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post is brought to you by Steam Horse Dry Goods. Check out their line of durable,long-lasting workwearinspired by vintage patterns. All Steam</i> …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

Students feel unprepared for world of work

A college education is no guarantee of a job and even if they secure internships, a quarter of college students feel unprepared for the working world, according to a survey released on Tuesday.<p>Graduates face the reality of unemployment among 20- to 24-year-olds at over 13 percent and many potential …

Radiologists blame overbilling on unclear code

Doctors Nova Scotia says the situation is escalating out of proportion. (CBC)<p>Over two dozen radiologists accused of unethically billing Nova Scotians …