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Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

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Social Media tools by Anne-Sophie Pereira

Search engines & analysis tools for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. . Discover 28 curated products like Analytics for Instagram and Life on Twitter …

My Must-Have iOS Apps, 2015 Edition

Over the past year, I've gone all-in with iOS.<p>Following years of experiments, struggles to switch from a Mac-centric workflow, and encouraging signs of maturity from the platform, I chose to make the iPad my primary computer. I used the iPad Air 2 more than any other iOS device before, and the iPad …

Apps

How Tucker Max Got Rejected by Publishing and Still Hit #1 New York Times

<i>Preface: I’ve debated doing this post for a long while. Today I bite the bullet. Part of my job is introducing you to valuable lessons and</i> …

These Pranksters Read Bible Passages to People, Telling Them It Was the Qur’an; They Were Shocked

December 4, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>A lot of conservative Christians like to argue, as do atheists, that the Qur’an is full of barbarism and misogyny. …

Religion

Climate Change This Week: Sex Suffers, A Slowing Sea Rises, and More

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Forests: Home of the Bizarre and Beautiful</b>, like this African saturniid caterpillar. <i>Source CandieCee at imgur.com</i><p><i>By threatening the world's forests, humans ultimately harm themselves.</i><p><b>OO Key Forest Countries' Climate Pledges Allow Too</b> …

Climate

Sonos' New Products Are A Win Against Forced Obsolescence

This past week, Sonos—makers of speakers that have become popular for their ability to play music directly from a wide variety of streaming services—made two big announcements: An evolutionary update to their Play:5 flagship speaker (out November 20), and one almost-magical software feature called …

Smart Homes

Getting Over Taxis

I find Susan Crawford’s arguments in Getting Over Uber puzzling and unconvincing on a number of fronts.<p>First, consider the statement:<p>Uber drivers …

Transportation

Internet of Things That Lie: the future of regulation is demonology

Volkswagen's cars didn't have a fault in their diesel motors -- they were designed to lie to regulators, and that matters, because regulation is …

Cory Doctorow

Want a Better Pitch? Watch This.

by Andy Raskin<p>Three weeks ago, the CMO of a San Francisco startup backed by A-list investors emailed me about her new sales deck.<p>“It lacks oomph,” …

It Turns Out Bees Are, Quite Literally, Worrying Themselves to Death

The<p>Blight<p>of<p>the<p>Honey<p>Bee<p>They’re dying of stress, which is stressing us out. But we’ve only got ourselves to blame.<p>Photograph by Bobby Doherty<p><b>The</b> …

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found<p>A five day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

Chevrolet thinks it can one-up Tesla with a $30,000, 200-mile Bolt

The race for the people's electric car just heated up. Much of the conversation about electric cars thus far has revolved around Tesla, but Chevrolet …

You won’t steal our music anymore: The fraction of a cent that saved the major labels

Watching rap videos with his grandson, a vilified music executive had an aha moment that changed everything<p>American music executive Doug Morris was the target of satirical cartoons and a great deal of vicious Internet flaming. The website Gawker, reblogging other people’s work with characteristic …

Penguin Random House

Sixth mass extinction is here: US study

1 / 4<p>The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction, according to a Standford University study of tigers and other threatened species<p>The world …

Biodiversity

SEC Reg A+ Will Now Let You Crowdfund Equity

Crowdfunding just got a little bit more interesting. According to SEC Regulation A+, as of today companies can secure funding via crowdfunding provided they are compliant with a set of very specific laws and standards.<p>“These new rules provide an effective, workable path to raising capital that also …

Selling

The Pre-money vs. Post-money Confusion With Convertible Notes

The other day, Mark Suster wrote a critically important post titled <i>One Simple Paragraph Every Entrepreneur Should Add to Their Convertible Notes.</i> Go …

Venture Capital

QB Community Backing You

We love how many people are stopping by our QuickBooks Community to learn how to use QuickBooks better! Everyone has great questions, and we want to …

RT @NESTLE_DAT: Great session by @jowyang, this are the final take aways #collaborativeeconomy http://t.co/FKYt3kocuL

RT @mgrenacher: impressive! See the stats in the collaborative economy presented by @jowyang at @CrowdCompanies event #Bern #Swisscom http://t.co/msR5nPVHTX

Oldest software rivalry: Emacs and Vi, two text editors used by programmers.

In a world where both software and hardware frequently become obsolete right on release, two rival programs can stake a claim to being among the …

Watch: 26-Minute Detailed Analysis Of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’

Watch: 26-Minute Detailed Analysis Of Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'<p>Several months have passed since “<b>Interstellar</b>” was first released on the big …

15 architects you should follow on Instagram

Where better to see what inspires today’s architects than their Instagram feeds? Or watch their ideas grow from a pencil sketch into bricks and …

Bjarke Ingels

Millennials Are Destroying Banks, And It’s The Banks’ Fault

Millennials are rejecting home ownership across the land. Millennials aren’t buying crap anymore, destroying businesses that, well, sell crap. Millennials are changing the workplace to be, I kid you not, more friendly to “millennial values.” Millennials this, millennials that, and those are just …

Banking

Here’s What Mary Meeker Said About the On-Demand Economy

Mary Meeker just gave her annual “State of the Web” presentation at the Code Conference, and the instant, app-driven economy — delivery, …

Mary Meeker

Sometimes a box isn’t just a box

Yesterday I received a package from Amazon Prime. It had two small items inside: a Gorilla Pod , and a pair of eco-friendly water filters for Soma …

Supermarket LED lights talk to smartphone app

<b>French shoppers have become the first to experience a new LED lighting system that sends special offers and location data to their smartphones.</b><p>The technology was designed by Philips and has been installed at a Carrefour supermarket in Lille.<p>It transmits codes via light waves, which are undetectable …

Home Automation