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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

The 27 Most Adorable Things People In Relationships Do For Each Other

1. Stay up all hours of the night to talk to each other if one of you is going through something, or if you’re apart and have to make it work long …

10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

1. Coming to the door to pick someone up.<p>I think we’ve all had it with the incredibly unromantic “here” text, and meeting up always seems to be more …

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

Ira Glass is the host and executive producer of the popular National Public Radio show, This American Life.<p>Each week, This American Life is broadcast …

5 Things You Have To Remember When You’re Feeling Depressed

1. This is not permanent. When you get upset, it’s so easy to let yourself spiral and think about the many ways in which your life is screwed. “I’m …

Valve announces Steam Reviews, lets you be a critic

Valve today announced Steam Reviews, the latest evolution of the digital platform that allows all 65 million members to write reviews and rate others'. Steam Reviews is now in open beta, accessible to any Steam user.<p>Valve described the new feature as an "evolution" of the Recommendation system …

The Week In Numbers: The First Lab-Grown Burger, 3-D Printed Body Parts, And More

<b>$600,000</b>: the funding the National Institutes of Health has awarded to bioprinting projects since 2007. See how 3-D printed body parts will revolutionize medicine.<p><b>20,000</b>: the number of cow cells used to make the first lab-grown beef patty<p><b>$15,000</b>: the money this team hopes to raise for a campaign to …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

The Perfect Monitor For Normal People Is Your Deal Of The Day

If you need a new monitor, or a second monitor, or a monitor in your bathroom, then this Asus 24" LED is an excellent choice. It's sitting at its …

Miami: How Rising Sea Levels Endanger South Florida

By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

How To Make Trillions Of Dollars

Before I get into it, I must say that I don’t recommend that you do this. I’m sharing this strategy for information purposes only, so that you can …

Open Simple Household Locks with a Paper Clip

If you've ever accidentally locked yourself out of a room in your home—as in, one of those push-button or twist-privacy locks that most bedroom and …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim, Canyonlands. (Kevin Lange)<p>The White Rim Trail is a …

National Parks

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Spotify Master

The digital music revolution continues at a frenetic pace — we'd only just turned in our CDs for MP3s when streaming services came along to upturn …

Doctor Recommended: 7 Top Health Apps

Just what the doctors ordered: To celebrate World Health Day PCMag visited seven healthcare specialists to find out which apps they prescribe.<p>PCMag …

New York Times

The 25 Greatest Quotes About Love

Love is real, real is love. <b>John Lennon</b><p>Love is a friendship set to music. <b>Joseph Campbell</b><p>The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. …

Ouya Launches June 4th: Can The $99 Video Game Console Capture The Casuals?

“As much as we appreciate the console’s clean interface and developer friendly environment,” writes Game Informer’s Matt Bertz, “if Ouya expects gamers to migrate to its platform, it needs to offer experiences we can’t get anywhere else. ”<p>That’s one of a number of problems the soon-to-launch …

Steam Gauge Gauges The Size/Price Of Your Steam

The value of my Steam account is $492.65, and the sum of it requires 155.02 GB of space storage space. Awesome. And my Dad said I would never do anything worthwhile.<p>Steam Gauge is the product of Hacker News user jprusik and is worth several minutes of your time. It pulls data from public steam …

How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 -- SSD And Operating System Included

Building a respectable PC gaming system with $750 is no simple endeavor. Sure, the actual assembly is comparable to snapping Legos together, but it’s researching which components play nicest together and finding the sweet spot between price and performance that can be daunting.<p><i>Update 4/22/2013:</i> …

Minnesota city manages vacation rentals with new regulations

Joel and Joy Johnson made a bit of history this month when their application for an interim-use permit was OK’d by the Duluth Planning Commission in …

The 12 Most Relaxing Resorts In The U.S. And Canada (PHOTOS)

Vacationing at a top-notch resort is the perfect way to unwind and pamper yourself -- and you don't necessary have to venture far from home to find one. Some of the world's best (and most relaxing) resorts can be found in the U.S. and Canada, from The Cloisters at Sea Island in Georgia to the …

Five online travel startups prove the future of travel is digital

This week’s SkiftSeedlings looks at five early-stage startups that exemplify just how far the travel has moved online and how far it has to go before …

Walking in Yosemite

Are you on Tumblr?<p>If so, add your link below so others can find you! 🙂<p>Upgraded my Tumblr Page<p>I decided to put a little more love into my weak Tumblr …

Italy Travel: Seven Places Off The Tourist Map

Rome, Florence, Venice, and Naples -- these are the destinations where a first-time visitor to Italy dreams of traveling, and rightly so. You could spend your entire vacation in any one of these magnificent cultural hubs. But the lesser-known places; the towns and villages you'd likely pass by -- …

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Can the shape of the glass affect your drinking habits?

These glasses contain the same amount of liquid. Image: Boule/Shutterstock<p><b>Have you ever finished a drink almost twice as fast as your friends?</b><p>You are …