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The baffling numbers that lead to catastrophe

A surprisingly simple bug afflicts computers controlling planes, spacecraft and more – they get confused by big numbers. As Chris Baraniuk discovers, the glitch has led to explosions, missing space probes and more.<p>Tuesday, 4 June 1996 will forever be remembered as a dark day for the European Space …

University of Cambridge

5 Steps to Build a Content Marketing Strategy

The Content Marketing Institute recently released its 2014 benchmarks, budgets and trends study, and it detailed some surprising findings about …

Marketing

The 10 Emotional Stages of Navigating the Salad Bar

9 Facebook Changes Social Media Marketers Need to Know

Ready to feel kinda old?<p>Facebook has been around for 10 years this month. (I KNOW.)<p>And on the occasion of the social network’s big decade milestone, …

Marketing

How to Take Your Relationships to the Next Level with Facebook Custom Audiences

Custom audiences are one of the best-kept secrets of Facebook’s paid advertising platform. They allow you to reach people who <b>you already have a</b> …

Marketing

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Science: Be a Slob

Scientific research has now confirmed what has long been understood by those of us with the strength of character necessary to live life as raffish, …

Clothing

WedPics, A Social Weddings Platform For Web & Mobile, Raises $1.5 Million Series A

Wedding startups are a plenty, but fewer reach the milestone of a Series A round. So Raleigh, N.C.-based WedPics has something to celebrate. The company, an online and mobile platform that allows couples, the wedding party, and guests to share photos before, during and after the big day, now has $1 …

Elance and oDesk hit by major DDoS attacks, downing services for many freelancers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The freelancer platform Elance has been under a sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack for …

How To Be More Satisfied With Your Life – 5 Steps Proven By Research

<b>I’ve posted a lot about the research around</b> <b>how to be happier</b><b>. But being satisfied with your life is something a little different.</b><p>Daniel Kahneman, …

Happiness

Create Your Own Marketing Luck

Feeling lucky? Marketing organizations are increasingly being asked to demonstrate accountability and prove substantial contribution to ROI. The …

Marketing

"Growth Hackers" cartoon | Marketoonist

There’s a growing movement in Silicon Valley to replace “Marketers” with a new position called “Growth Hackers”. Some are claiming that startups …

Decisions are Dominos - chrisbrogan.com

Last night, I stayed up an hour or so past my bedtime to be with new friends. I ended up having trouble sleeping. That made waking up difficult. That …

3 Psychological Theories To Help You Communicate Better With Anyone

Psychological theories often feel a bit too complicated for me (I’m sure there’s a theory that explains why that is) but I’ve come across a few that …

Psychology

Using Pinterest for Your Business (Infographic)

As I was making my rounds around the internet this morning, I found this great infographic explaining how Pinterest can be beneficial to your …

Infographics

Content Marketing Strategy: Good, Fast, or Cheap? - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}

Content Marketing strategy: Are you good, fast, or cheap?<p><i>By {grow} Community Member Andy Crestodina</i><p>There’s a saying in the manufacturing world: …

10 Strategies to Battle Content Shock

In January, I wrote a post called Content Shock which explained that we are entering a new phase in the evolution of content-based marketing. There …

Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool

It’s not often that you hear Budweiser and Shakespeare mentioned in the same breath. But according to new research from Johns Hopkins University, the Bard’s deft application of storytelling techniques featured prominently in the beer company’s Super Bowl commercial.<p>In “Puppy Love,” a perfectly …

8 content experts share top tips for copy that converts - SuccessWorks

After reading our expert content tips, this won’t be you anymore!<p>As a copywriter, your clients – or boss for in-house folks – often measure your …

Marketing

Remember More of What You Read and Hear: 6 Research-Tested Ways to Improve Your Memory

We’ve looked at a few different strategies to help remember the names of people you meet on the Buffer blog before, but there’s lots to say about …

Why Google Plus Will Dominate My Social Media Strategy - Jenn's Trends

Since I started blogging I have focused on a lot of social media platforms that I believe are important to you. I have written numerous posts about …

The 10 Most Important Questions I get Asked About Twitter - Jeffbullas's Blog

Twitter is a complete mystery to a lot of people. Twitter in fact was never meant to be a social networking site according to its founders.<p>It was …

The Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Working Out

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>Whether it's because of the way we're built, the way we've been raised or some other reason, we tend to fall into these exercise traps. Here's what to watch out for.<p><i>As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.</i>

Every reason you have for not exercising—busted

It’s not that you don’t want to exercise, honestly, but some days it seems nearly impossible—work obligations, a gym bully and a host of other …

Fitness

India's growing fitness craze

<b>India's western city of Mumbai will host the 14th edition of its annual marathon on Sunday.</b><p>Nearly 50,000 runners from around the world are expected. These days the stretch from the city's seafront in Worli to the business district of Nariman Point is peppered with local running enthusiasts of all …

India