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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Dwight Howard on Playing with Kobe Bryant: "It Was Very Tough"

In his first face-to-face interview since announcing his decision to leave the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets, it appeared that Dwight Howard was on a mission to clear his name.<p>From challenging the public perception that he is a "quitter" to removing himself of any association with last …

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Dwight Howard Details the Saddest Moment of His Laker Tenure

Dwight Howard was filled with frustration toward the end of his career with the Orlando Magic. While Orlando tried to make amends, the relationship between the two sides was hurt beyond repair.<p>After a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers, Howard's future seemed to be on its upside; he was given the …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 range hits Australia

Samsung has launched 7-, 8- and 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 tablets today, expected to hit Australian shelves "soon". And the prices are aggressively …

Electronics Industry

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active review

<b>The Good</b> <b>Samsung's Galaxy S4</b> Active has a sporty design, takes strong daylight photos, and delivers the majority of Android 4.2 features. It also has a great speakerphone.<p><b>The Bad</b> Aqua mode is fixed focus, the S4 Active takes weak low light shots, and the phone isn't as durable as its name suggests. …

Acer preparing 8-inch Windows 8 tablet successor to address complaints

Acer is preparing to release a refreshed version of its Iconia W3 tablet. After only being announced in early June, and recently released to retailers, Acer's 8-inch Windows 8 tablet has been criticised over its poor display and bulky size. In our own review we found the display unusable, and the …

4K for £4k: Samsung's latest Ultra HDTVs arriving in the UK

If you're in the mood for more pixels and have the pounds sterling to back it up, there's good news: you'll be able to grab Samsung's 55- and 65-inch 4K TVs later this month in the UK. The smaller UE55F9000 model is going for £4,000 and the UE65F9000 will set you back a cool £6,000. While that's a …

Microsoft's 'Companion Web' bridges the gap between desktop, tablet, & phones

The amount of connected devices we use every day has increased dramatically in the past few years. Whether we’re using our phones, desktops, laptops, tablets, smart TVs, or wearable tech, the number of screens that we look at to provide information and entertainment are increasing.<p>Microsoft thinks …

Bigger screen may delay next iPhone, report suggests

Many hardware makers are pushing out devices with bigger and bigger screens — and Apple may be finally giving in to the peer pressure. According to a report, the next-generation iPhone may be delayed as the Cupertino-based company sorts out design changes.<p>Bloomberg reports, citing the Commercial …

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Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Your Next Pair Of Shoes Will Be Printed To Order

Soon, a pair of custom-made sneakers could cost hundreds, instead of thousands.<p>Custom-fitted shoes do more than increase comfort; they can improve performance and even reduce the risk of injury. But made-to-order shoes are also prohibitively expensive: A single foot mold, for example, can cost …

Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good For Your Kids

Screen time is not all bad for your kids. They can learn a ton from video games. And when parents and children are watching or playing together, kids are internalizing important social skills. Being intentional about the messages you send to your kids about media is a missing link in most parenting …

8 Terrible Startup Decisions And How To Avoid Them

Failure can be devastating, but business owners who dust themselves off after a decision gone awry are often better for it. Learning the hard way can lead to better processes, stronger hires and improved customer retention, to name a few upsides.<p>We asked several successful entrepreneurs from the …

Analyst Believes The PS4, Xbox One And Wii U Won't Match Their Predecessor's Sales

A new report from ABI Research has some dour predictions for the coming console generation which includes the Wii U, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. They believe that despite advancements in technology like streaming capabilities, ultra HD graphics and so on, this new generation won’t match the sales …