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7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

I talk a lot about all the things you should do to be more memorable, charismatic and influential.<p>I write about starting, learning and beginning new habits and behaviors. Some of my favorites:<p>Start power posing<p>Learn vocal power strategies<p>Use killer conversation starters<p>But in this post I want to …

17 DIY Kitchen Tips That Will Forever Change Your Favorite Room

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and if things are streamlined, every task flows as smoothly as melted butter into a bowl.<p>Thank <i>goodness</i> for DIY tips that totally change the kitchen game. …

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

Online Dating

9 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them — and why the very last thing most successful people do before …

Google is facing a death by a thousand cuts

Case in point: Yesterday, New York Times' Farhod Manjoo published a column titled "Google, Mighty Now, but Not Forever" in which he argues that companies "meet their end not with a bang, but a whimper, a slow imperceptible descent into irrelevancy." Manjoo draws heavily on a blog post by industry …

Some States Stay Silent On Lawsuit Over Obama's Immigration Actions

WASHINGTON -- After President Barack Obama announced wide-reaching executive actions on immigration last November, officials from 26 states joined a lawsuit to block them. Another 12, plus the District of Columbia, signed on to a brief in support of the president.<p>Another dozen haven't gotten …

10 Invaluable Web Apps and Tools for New Startups

Every day there are new startups launching, and beginning their -- hopefully successful -- journey, but not all startups consist of teams that are big in numbers, which means that many of the corporate and industry tools simply fall out of use; as they've been built with the big business in mind.<p>In …

Startup Spotlight: AppSheet lets non-developers build custom mobile apps

Last month, for the first time in history, Americans used mobile devices more than PCs to access the internet. As consumers spend more time on mobile …

A Revealing Look At The Men & Women Of NYC's Hospitality Industry

One of the best parts about living in New York is that everyone has a fascinating backstory. Like the Lower East Side doorman who's an ex-aerospace …

Living In New York City Is Much Cheaper Than I Expected

They were right to ask.<p>Rent prices in Manhattan (where I live) are exorbitantly high, and I was moving to New York as an editorial intern, not an investment banker.<p>And that's not even taking into account other necessary living expenses such as groceries and transportation, which, in Manhattan, cost …

Texas sets aside Chris Kyle Day in honor of American sniper

<b>(CNN) —</b> Texas is setting aside Monday to honor Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film "American Sniper."<p>Kyle became a legend in military circles due to his 160 confirmed kills and developed a deadly reputation in Iraq, where he served several times. He's considered one of the most …

Clint Eastwood

Boy's 'Humans of New York' image helps raise more than $1 million

<b>(CNN) —</b> One principal's inspiration has resulted in more than $1 million in donations for what started as an initiative to raise funding for a class trip to Harvard.<p>"Humans of New York" creator Brandon Stanton launched the campaign to benefit Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a middle school in …

Middle School

Justice for Leelah Alcorn: Pass Leelah's Law

While stories of self-harm among the LGBTQ+ community are all too common on too frequent a basis, the news of 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn's suicide on December 27, 2014, has left us reeling, especially those within and working on behalf of the transgender community.<p>The Ohioan teen, misgendered and …

Recommended Reading: Silicon Valley's role in government surveillance

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex</b><br>by Shane Harris<p>The NSA's …

10 Things I Wish I Knew at Age 22 About Work

I've spent a decade running circles in the rat race going from one company to the next. Only recently have I finally set myself free from my work cage and started working on things that I truly care about.<p>And it feels great.<p>Don't get me wrong. I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity …

How to Negotiate Your Salary for a New Job | Men's Health

Next, estimate your chance of landing the position, says Michael Haselhuhn, Ph.D., an assistant professor of management at UC Riverside. If you're confident you'll get the gig, add 10 percent to your minimum, Haselhuhn suggests. It's a safe salary bump without asking for too much.<p>If they come back …

The Racial Double Standard on Gun Violence

One week ago, in an op-ed for the far right wing website World Net Daily, National Rifle Association (NRA) Board Member Ted Nugent commented on the violence that has made national headlines in Ferguson, Missouri, and stated, "The overwhelming majority of violent crime across America is conducted by …

The biggest problems Android has to face

Few would have predicted the meteoric rise of the Android platform. If you cast your mind back to 2008 Google looked to be suffering from the economic crash just as badly as the next company. The first Android smartphone, the HTC Dream (T-Mobile G1), was fairly well received, but widely written off …

Mobile

A Complete List Of NYC Life Hacks

We love you, New York, we really do. But it's a shame you have to be so darn complicated.<p>From getting around to seeing the sights or simply eating dinner, it's hard to feel like a savvy local here -- even if you are one. So we rounded up some of our most life-altering tweaks, tricks and hacks that …

Cage The Elephant - “Cigarette Daydreams” behind the scenes video premiere - APTV - Alternative Press

Go behind the scenes of <b>Cage The Elephant's</b> "Cigarette Daydreams" music video directed by Mark Pellington. The track comes from the band's latest …

Music Festivals

Emma Watson gives feminism new life (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a fellow and deputy director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. She wrote "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana," a book that tells the story of an Afghan girl whose business created jobs and hope during the Taliban years.</i> …

#3 Calling Out the Republicans: Obama Hasn't So We Must

<i>Summary: President Obama should have made it a top priority to help the American people see what the Republican Party has become. That would lead the people to take away that Party's power. Unfortunately, Barack Obama seems ill-equipped by temperament and character to fight that battle. With your</i> …

8 Things You Should Never, Ever Include in a Pitch Deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling blocks you should be aware of.<p>We asked eight YEC what you should never, ever include on those slides (no matter how tempting).

Samsung will give you $200 if you trade your old phone for the Note 4, even if it’s worth less

Earlier today we learned the Note 4 will go up for pre-order in the UK and US starting tomorrow. For those that are planning to upgrade from an older handset, Samsung has now announced its “guaranteed $200 total trade-in” promotion.<p>In short, if you pre-order the Note 4 between tomorrow and 10/16 …

Selling

MUBI: The Netflix for Cult, Classic and Indie Movies

Scrolling through the usual list of on-demand video-streaming services on my PS3 last year, I couldn’t quite decide whether to fire up iPlayer to watch some documentaries, see what movies were going down on Blinkbox, or experience some random verbal enlightenment through TED’s YouTube channel.<p>For …

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

Nintendo introduces new 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds

Faster processors, dual analogs, and two new shoulder buttons are just part of a major refresh<p>Nintendo is finally adding a second analog stick to its handhelds as part of a major refresh to the 3DS line. The company already sells the Circle Pad Pro add-on to allow for dual analog control of games …

Wireless location beacons are now the size of stickers

Estimote has shrunk its Bluetooth beacon down to something you can wear.<p>When a company called Estimote released its first product last year, it was about the size of of a kiwi fruit that had been cut in half. Its diminutive wireless Bluetooth beacons were (and still are) designed to replace things …