Lynsie Warr

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Microsoft offers $650 to MacBook Air owners who swap to Surface Pro 3

After offering $200 for an iPhone or iPad, Microsoft is back with another promotion designed to tempt Apple hardware owners over to its own devices. This time it’s the Surface Pro 3, "the tablet that can replace your laptop" according to Microsoft. The software giant is offering up to $650 when …

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

This System Will Help You Retain Everything You Read

And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down.<p>I learned a lot in the process about what works and what doesn't work.<p>I have a system that I use for non-fiction books that enables me to remember quite a bit.<p>And when I can't remember I generally know where to look to find the …

What You Need to Do Within the First 12 Minutes of a Date

Read these dating do's and don'ts before you next big night out.<p>You might spend hours getting ready for a first date, but it only takes 12 minutes to decide if you're interested in the other person, according to a new study of over 2,000 singles.<p>The survey, carried out by the UK-based financial …

Relationships

7 Online Personality Quizzes That Are Actually Worth Taking

Which <i>Cruel Intentions</i> character are you? And how extreme is your devotion to pizza? Do you know what your favorite breakfast food says about you?<p>These are just a few of the seemingly endless array of questions that can be answered by the thousands of online personality quizzes, most recently made …

Boehner assures Republicans he won't push immigration reform | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday reassured fellow Republican lawmakers that he will not push them to pass immigration reform and said he was just teasing last week when he criticized his caucus’s reluctance on the issue.<p>U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) calls on a …

Firstborn Girls Are the Best at Life

Firstborn girls are more likely than their siblings to succeed, according to a study from the University of Essex.<p>Scientists applied modeling …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Industrial Designer

Nod Gesture Control Ring Is Designed For Continual Wear, Starts Selling Today For $149

Gesture control devices are a big new area of interest among hardware startups, and a Bluetooth-enabled ring that makes it possible to control connected devices with a wave of your hand is nothing new. But the Nod is different from many of the other solutions out there we’ve seen, in that it’s …

Oculus Rift experiment warps reality by slowing down your vision

Virtual reality headsets are usually used to transport their wearer someplace fantastic, but a new experiment with the Oculus Rift has it doing something a bit more disorienting: warping reality by keeping its wearer's vision a moment in the past. The so-called experiment, which was filmed as an ad …

Nintendo Once Again Forgoing Live Stage Show At E3 2014

Nintendo has just announced their plans for E3 2014 which include a Super Smash Bros. tournament, unscripted game demos and…no stage presentation, yet again.<p>Last year, Nintendo famously gave up their stage slot at E3 in favor of a Nintendo Direct presentation, a recorded video going over their new …

Vice's Tim Pool Launches Tagg.ly Watermarking App

How do you retain credit for photos and videos you share on the fly? Well, when you’re a journalist whose handiwork may be retweeted by hundreds of people in seconds, you launch your own insta-watermarking app.<p>Vice’s Tim Pool, who’s renowned for his mobile- and wearables-based reporting, has …

Acer's Switch 10 is a shape-shifting tablet with four display modes

You gotta hand it to Acer for giving its products self-explanatory names. The company just announced the Aspire Switch 10, and it's pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Which is to say, it's a 10.1-inch Windows device that switches (get it?) from one mode to another. In particular, it's a …

Scio: This device tells you the chemical makeup of your food, drinks, and pills

Consumer Physics is unveiling its Scio handheld sensor, which can scan food, pills, or plants and tell you the chemical makeup of the object. It delivers those results wirelessly in real-time to the user’s smartphone.<p>Once the device ships later this year, you’ll be able to use it to decipher the …

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian gunmen show seized monitors

<b>Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine have shown seized European military observers to the media, amid attempts to secure their immediate release.</b><p>One of the observers presented in the city of Sloviansk said that none of the group had been harmed.<p>A team from the Organisation for Security and …