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Coding by the Book: The 7 Books Every Software Developer Should Read

Just like programming trends and languages, programming books come and go. But these seven classics have stood the test of time. Some are newer than …

Discommon Goods Watch Wallet

Where your passport goes, your watches generally follow. The Discommon Goods Watch Wallet is designed to hold both. Handmade in the USA from waxed …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Restaurants<p>Yes, Bill Murray is one of them.<p>By …

11 Fitness Apps for Any Athlete

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with our selections for 2015. <i>Additional contribution by Tucker Bowe.</i><p>You’ve seen him. He waits in line …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

The fascinating cultural reason why Westerners and East Asians have polar opposite understandings of truth

As a 6'3'' blonde guy, it was pretty obvious that I looked different than just about everybody else.<p>What was less obvious is that as a Westerner, I <i>thought</i> differently than my new East Asian friends. Contracts, agreements, appointments — the cultural differences were huge.<p>According to cultural …

How To Start A Startup Out Of A Passion, Raise Money, And Grow A Company

Ask any entrepreneur, it takes dedication, hard work, and skill to grow a company. But more than that, certain entrepreneurs have a unique passion and talent to take a start-up from zero to sixty, and see opportunities where others fail.<p>“I had a unique set of resources,” explains software …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Exclusive! Pharrell Williams’s Latest Collab with Timberland Goes Au Naturel

<b>Pharrell Williams</b> has a knack for putting a quirky touch on the most classic things in our wardrobes; take the series of Stan Smiths he created in almost every color of the rainbow for Adidas, or his famous collection of jumbo Birkin bags. Those uncanny sartorial skills have even earned him the …

Articles about cozy home portland under 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A 196-square-foot …

How to book a first class ticket on Singapore Airlines for almost no cost

I won't go into detail on the Suites and all their amenities here since you can find that information in previous posts, but suffice it to say that they're pretty spectacular.<p>Not only are the 12 Suites on each A380 semi-private, with fully closing doors, but they convert into full-length beds …

Do You Really Need Money When You Travel Abroad?

<i>Images Money / Flickr</i><p>When you're planning a trip abroad, you need to create a list of essentials to bring with you. Seasonal clothing, toiletries and your passport will always make the cut, as will your printed itinerary, a camera and things like extra batteries and phone chargers.<p>But another …

The Scrappy Habit That Made Young Elon Musk a Successful Entrepreneur

Even as a child, the famed Tesla and SpaceX CEO was willing to do most anything to make ends meet.<p>Elon Musk may be a seriously successful business owner, as well as one of the richest people in the world, but at one time he was just a kid like the rest of us.<p>Or maybe not quite like the rest of …

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Stay on a luxury yacht for the price of a B&B

Fancy spending the night onboard a luxury yacht for the price of a hotel room? Well, now you can. Boat owners are cashing in on the lucrative B&B market through Beds on Board (Bedsonboard.com), a new website bringing boat owners and bed seekers together.<p>We're in the golden age of the sharing …

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What is an IP address and what can it reveal about you?

But they should.<p>An IP address, for instance, is a ubiquitous part of the online experience, but few know what it is. And, even scarier, many don't know the kind of information IP addresses can reveal.<p>What is an IP address?<p>At its core, an IP address is an online unique identifier. Every computer has …

10 Cinematographers to Watch – Variety

Jarin Blaschke<p>Blaschke’s manipulation of natural light and candlelight for Robert Eggers’ debut film, “The Witch,” about a creeping dark force that …

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

You don’t need a business plan

<i>[This post is based on an excerpt from Dan Shapiro’s new book</i> Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook<i>, just released as an ebook and due out in hard copy June 1 from O’Reilly Media.]</i><p>You’re ready to meet with VCs. You’ve created a slide deck, honed your pitch, and mastered your numbers. But what about a …

Why Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Marketing Is Genius (and What You Can Learn From It)

The pop star is amping up the suspense for an upcoming music video. Here's what you can learn from her ability to get people talking.<p>Taylor Swift knows how to work her massive social media presence: With nearly 60 million Twitter followers and 71 million Facebook followers in tow, the celebrity …

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13 Apps All Recent Grads Should Have on Their Phone

For most grads, transitioning to life after college feels like a huge leap into the unknown. Not only are you leaving behind familiar things such as friends, professors and homework assignments, but you’re also beginning a new chapter. Although life after college will be a grand adventure, it will …

Get People to Listen to You When You’re Not Seen as an Expert

One of the most powerful forms of influence, according to psychologist Robert Cialdini’s famous analysis, is authority — often derived from perceived expertise. When a doctor advises us to exercise more, or a Nobel Laureate raises questions about a certain economic policy, we’re likely to pay much …

Communication Skills

Pixar's cofounder predicts that iPhones and GoPros will change filmmaking

Pixar co-founder John Lasseter says the next big thing for movies is the iPhone, the GoPro, and the other tiny cameras that we're all carrying around. He even expects to see award-winning feature films made with them some day. "People will tell you, 'That’s not going to work,' but yeah, that’s …

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7 Short Books Worth More Than an MBA

You can spend $250,000 to get an MBA or spend a weekend reading these classics. Your choice.<p>Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but …

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What Richard Branson Would Tell His 22-Year-Old Self

As graduation season looms, successful entrepreneurs share the lessons they would teach their younger selves.<p>It's no secret that Millennials behave differently from their older, wiser counterparts. With so much of their lives ahead of them, twentysomethings have little experience to go on.<p>This …

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What Former Apple CEO John Sculley Taught Me About Being A Better Leader

I've been extremely fortunate in my career to have former Apple CEO John Sculley as a mentor. Here are five lessons I've learned from him that I apply every day.<p>As an entrepreneur, one of your most valuable assets is a good mentor. Entrepreneurism is risky by nature, and those that choose it need a …

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4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

The Robinhood trading app will let you be the Wolf of Wall Street

Aussies could be flipping stocks on their smartphones as easily — and as frequently — as they check Instagram, after the stock-trading app, …