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Wearable devices can become more popular if they solve this one problem

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Wearables adoption in the US is growing at a rapid pace, according to a new survey by PwC.<p>The online survey of 1,000 US adults found that 49% of all participants …

Wearable Tech

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google’s Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Men's Fashion

Twitter Is Destroying Itself

I’ve been in love with Twitter for quite a few years now. At first, like most people, I didn’t get it at all. I, like many, made the mistake of thinking it was for trivialities like “this is what I had for lunch” and the like. However, as the service progressed, I started to understand the draw. …

How to use a tablet in a job interview

<b>Dear Annie:</b> Please settle a disagreement. A friend and I are both looking for new jobs right now, and I’ve been on a few interviews where I’ve left …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

6 of the Most Interesting International Borders on Earth

<i>Credit: Wikimedia User Jerome</i><p>Unless you've ever lived on, bought books from, or had trouble crossing one, you probably haven't given much thought to borders. But truth be told, how they're drawn and what's used to delineate them can be fascinating. For example: What do a triangular picnic table, …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Entrepreneurship News | The Next Web

All stories in Entrepreneur<p>How to use machine learning for your startup’s product<p>There's a misconception that to leverage machine learning you need to be a mathematical genius. In reality, most machine-learning ...<p>David Crawford<p>More landing page optimization tips than you can handle! (45, to be …

We Tested 9 Ways Of Brewing Coffee To Find The Very Best Method

With high-end coffee shops on the rise, our coffee options have expanded. Enter one of these establishments, such as WTF Coffee in Brooklyn, and it becomes clear. The question is no longer what kind of coffee you want -- dark roast, breakfast blend, etc. -- but <i>how</i> you want that coffee made. Between …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Peter Thiel

Seeking Safety In Numbers: Do Consumers Think And Choose Differently In Crowded Stores?

<i>This article is by Rob Tanner, assistant professor of marketing for the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.</i><p>The last decade has seen a wave of research suggesting consumer behavior can often be determined entirely nonconsciously. For example, salesmen who subtly …

Watch Employees 'Hear Voices' in This Drive-Thru Prank

In the latest of his ongoing series of <b>drive-thru pranks</b>, YouTube user MagicofRahat makes drive-thru employees think they're hearing things by <b>aggressively yelling out their names</b>. Here's how it works: MagicofRahat has a friend place a drive-thru order first, collecting the receipt which reveals the …

The banking industry's biggest problem isn't bonuses or market share

The only way to make the sector pursue long-term viability instead of short-term greed is to change the rules of the game<p>Last Friday, in another of those agenda-setting speeches for which he has rightly become famous, Ed Miliband took on the biggest of what he describes as "the broken markets" in …

Can Sex Make You Smarter?

For this study, researchers from Korea conducted a series of experiments on mice to see how their brain activity changed in response to getting busy. Turns out, sex increased the mice’s neurological activity for more than 24 hours after the act. That heightened brain stimulation was still present …

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Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

YouTube reveals 2013's top 10 viral videos, times have changed

Over the years, YouTube's trending videos have become more slick and professional -- this year's trending videos include "The Fox," "YOLO," and "The Epic Split featuring Van Damme."<p>Harnessing the watching power of its millions of viewers, YouTube released its top 10 trending videos of 2013 on …

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7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing | Inc.com

I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of rambling or confusing letters, memos, and other professional materials. Here are seven bits of simple advice for clear and …

Creative Writing

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

20 Awesome Fruits You've Never Even Heard Of

Breast Milk fruit, anyone?

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10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

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20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …