Matt Mittino

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Mr Ambassador and Mr Smith

Obama’s man in Madrid and his partner are bringing a breath of fresh air to US diplomacy in Spain<p>On June 15, Barack Obama telephoned Spain’s King …

Why You Should Rethink That Morning Meeting

Despite the promise of free coffee and breakfast, most people dread early morning meetings. Here’s why you should consider a 3 p.m. meeting.<p>When’s the best time to schedule a meeting? For many managers, the answer is clear: first thing in the morning. Your team is fresh, you make sure you’re all on …

What Happens At The Ultimate Summer Camp For Influencers

With a (very) tightly curated guest list and a non-conference vibe, Spark Camp encourages creative conversations between genius strangers.<p>In the middle of a warm June afternoon, on a picturesque lawn surrounded by a white picket fence just steps away from Harvard, 70 or so of the brightest minds on …

The Best Fishing and Hunting Lodges

Just because you're hunting and fishing doesn't mean you have to be sleeping on the ground and eating your meals by a campfire. Increasingly, luxury lodges are catering to hook and bullet clientele, providing guides, gear, and even gourmet meals for any backcountry adventure. And after you spend …

Fishing

The Noguchi Filing System Keeps Paper Documents Organized On Its Own

As much as many of us would love to go paperless, it's just not possible for everyone. For those of us still struggling with paper files, the Noguchi …

I'm Becky Stern of Adafruit, and This Is How I Work

Is Becky Stern an artist or engineer or designer? At Adafruit Industries, it's all of the above. As Director of Wearable Electronics, Becky combines …

A DIY Home Wind Turbine For Just $30? Here’s The Blueprint

These days, there are plenty of good options to help you go off-grid. But they all involve a certain financial commitment. A home wind turbine, for instance, is likely to set you back about $30,000, according to the American Wind Energy Association.<p>Is building your own a possibility? In all …

Renewable Energy

How to Ditch Tourist Spots and Build Your Own Kickass Vacation Plan

Sometimes, a vacation plan is pretty obvious: hit the hotel, relax, and wander around. But other times, you want to push things to the next level. …

All the New Stuff in IFTTT for Android and What You Can Do With It

We're pretty fond of IFTTT around these parts. Last year, the company released an iOS app and we got a ton of new recipes designed just for the …

Mattel’s 3-Year Quest To Make A Better Toy Gun

With a new line of wicked toy guns, Mattel is brandishing arms to protect good old-fashioned toys in the age of apps.<p><b>Scott Derman</b> was pissed.<p>The toy designer, whose colorful tattoos peek from under his sleeves, had asked Mattel’s Chem Lab for a substance that could stick but wasn’t sticky. He’d …

How to Make Your iOS Notifications Smarter with IFTTT

iOS notifications are great for keeping you up to date with whatever's happening in your apps, but they get overwhelming quickly. With If This Then …

Apps

Unsubscribe from All LinkedIn Emails with a Click

LinkedIn likes to send you a ton of emails. On any given day, you might get 10 different emails blabbing on about birthdays, contacts joining, or …

Productivity

The Best Apps for Automatically Cleaning Up Your Music Library

Your music library is precious. It's full of hard-to-find tracks, ripped CDs, and rare downloads. It might also be a mess. It can be easier to look …

The Best Plugins to Supercharge Thunderbird

There are still plenty of great reasons to use a desktop email client, and while Thunderbird has slowed development, it's still our favorite email …

Apps