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79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

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Russia has developed a cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids, according to new research

Hackers allied with the Russian government have devised a cyberweapon that has the potential to be the most disruptive yet against electric systems that Americans depend on for daily life, according to U.S. researchers.<p>The malware, which researchers have dubbed CrashOverride, is known to have …

Cybersecurity

Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

9 Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Sure, traveling with a baby can be all kinds of wonderful, but there are some adventurous rips that are better taken before growing your family.<p>Sure, …

7 Things Marketers Should Know About Color

The psychology of color is something that marketers have been leveraging for years. However, a quick Google search will show that there’s a lot of …

Tutorials

It’s crazy out here! 25 books to save your life, right now

The Undefeated staff on books to comfort, inspire — and light a fire in your soul<p>The call was for “favorite” books, yes, but more specifically for …

Books

Y Combinator-backed Omniref is shutting down on January 31, 2017

Omniref, a startup that developed a service for finding information about open-source software and adding notes to source code, has announced that it will shut down on January 31, 2017.<p>The startup stopped taking registrations earlier this month, and earlier this year it stopped charging customers, …

Startups

Last-minute spending surge lifts U.S. holiday shopping season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A jump in consumer spending in the final stretch of December significantly offset a slow start to the U.S. holiday shopping season, and is likely to help many retailers beat sales forecasts, industry research groups said on Tuesday.<p>The December spending boost is in contrast to a …

eCommerce

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Stephen King

The 20 best business books of 2016

We've got your back. Below, we've rounded up the best reads out there focusing on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and more. There's everything from the story of two psychologists who rocked economists' world to a guide to making a career change from a former Googler.<p>It's the perfect list to choose …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

How 'Psychobiotics' Use Gut Bacteria To Treat Mental Illness

Targeting the gut could create a new class of psychiatric treatments.<p>Researchers have long known that the bacteria living in your gut can “talk” to your brain. Gut microbes, which collectively make up what’s called the gut microbiome, can have a significant impact on mood and cognition ― leading …

Wellness

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Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

Over-ear headphones<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.<p>Gaming controller<p><b>Logitech F310 Gamepad (£26.99)</b><br>This console-style controller is compatible with a swath of new and classic PC games, as well as …

Gear & Gadgets

Nice truck attack leaves 84 dead and France in shock

France has been stunned and sickened by a third massacre in 18 months in which a truck driver mowed down night-time crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the seafront in Nice. He killed at least 84 people and injured scores more, many of them small children.<p>The armed man, believed to be a 31-year-old …

Extremism

31 Breathtaking Natural Swimming Pools Around the World

Most of the earth’s natural watering holes are inhospitable and aren’t safe to explore, but there are some spectacular pools that many photographers …

Costa Rica

The High-Intensity Workout That Will Erase Your Crappy Day | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Jump Squat<p>Begin standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides. Bend your knees and reach your hips back to lower into a squat as you reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor <b>(A).</b> From here, drive into your feet and explosively jump upward leading with your …

13 high-paying side jobs for people in their 20s

You just graduated and accepted your first job — congrats! That probably means you'll be moving into a real, adult apartment. You'll have rent to cover, bills to pay, and furniture to buy. Oh, you'll also need a new work wardrobe — and you'll probably want to grab the occasional drink or meal at …

How to supercharge your brain

A NEUROLOGIST pushing the boundaries of science says simple thought and movement exercises can make your mind more powerful.

The Brain

The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively

The weeks and months leading up to exams can be challenging for students (and parents and teachers alike). Now more than ever, young people seem to be feeling the pressure. So how can students revise better? Which techniques really work, and which don’t? What can students do to improve their …

Pedagogy

How To Satisfy Demand For The Biggest Job Of The 21st Century

Data scientist is one of the most in demand jobs of the future. These three companies are trying to fill the skills gap.<p>Harvard Business Review once called it “the sexiest job of the 21st century.”<p>Data scientist is not only the top job this year (the position ranked number one on Glassdoor’s top …

9 Best Travel Tripods: What’s the best tripod? The one you take with you!

It’s a lot easier to shoot sharp handheld pictures nowadays with the latest crop of digital cameras delivering commendable imaging performance at …

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

Northern Ireland

How to Capture Stunning Star Trail Photos in Light Polluted Places

I’ve always found photos of star trails — the arcs the stars paint across the sky as the earth turns — fascinating. They’re one of the things that we …

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Cameras

How to Create Custom Bokeh Shapes in Your Photos

Bokeh, or the quality of the out of focus area in a photograph, is an easy way to add interest to your images. By making a bokeh filter for your …

Photography