Ricky W Basteri Jr.

39 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Follower | @rbasteri | Keep up with Ricky W Basteri Jr. on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ricky W Basteri Jr.”

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Just Another Week in the Tumultuous World of Tiger Woods

The first 13 years of Tiger Woods' career ran like clockwork.<p>Woods would show up for practice rounds at the crack of down.<p>He employed the same caddie for 12 years and switched swing coaches just once between his junior golf days and his six-win 2009 season.<p>Woods was not victorious every time he …

The Coolest Kickstarter ever raises over $13 million

It's the most successful Kickstarter campaign ever.<p>The Coolest Cooler (yes, a cooler) raised $13.3 millionin its 52-day run. The previous record holder, the Pebble smartwatch raised $10.2 million in 2012.<p>Why have more than 60,000 people contributed to a cooler campaign?<p>Well, this cooler includes a …

The Obama Administration’s stealth plan to remake the workplace

The past year in labor has been one of globally coordinated fast-food worker strikes, minimum wage fights, and union triumphs and failures. It has …

America’s top prep schools can cost $1 million per family

Going to a top private school could cost an American family with two children nearly $1 million—or $500,000 per child. But short of that, sending …

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 …

Workouts

Sexy Girls: Pictures & Photos | Hot Sexy Half Naked Girls

Flexibility is key when trying to do the splits (Video)<p>By: Chase<p>252 Liked! 51 Disliked 0<p>hotness<p>Chivettes bored at work (36 Photos)<p>By: Mac<p>1148 Liked! …

How Idiotic Instagram Selfies Earned a 19-Year-Old Criminal 142 Felony Counts

This was NOT a good week for moronic criminals with access to Instagram. After posting a bunch of ill-advised selfies on the photo sharing site, a …

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …

The World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner Is Worried About How It Could Destroy Bitcoin

How hard is it?<p>The makers of the most powerful miner in the world can't even satisfy the insatiable demand for their product, because they would probably ruin Bitcoin if they did.<p>Here's the problem: Bitcoins are mined by computers solving math problems. More technically, they unlock blocks of …

Report: Nearly all drug defendants “forced” to plead guilty

<b>Attorney General Eric Holder pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill (Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>97 percent of drug defendants forgo their right to trial and plead out. HRW highlights undue prosecutorial power<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 5, 2013 3:20pm (UTC)<p>"It is very clear that prosecutors control the criminal …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

The Top 10 Mistakes 20-Somethings Make Regarding Real Estate

You probably think I'm just a bit crazy for including the phrase "20-something" and "real estate" in the same title.<p>Okay, maybe you have a point. At this point in life, many 20-somethings are more interested in when the next game of Call of Duty will start than the best way to start building their …

The Disneys: Not the happiest family on Earth

On Labor Day 2009, a young woman named Michelle Lund was rushed to an Orange County, Calif. hospital with a brain aneurysm following a night of partying with friends. Within days, as she teetered on the brink of death, the lines had been drawn in a vicious battle over $400 million that has torn one …

NFL Week 12: Manning-Romo tickets almost as much as Manning-Brady

The two most expensive games of Week 12 are games that involve the Manning brothers.<p>If you think NFL tickets are expensive and you're looking for …

3 Investors Confess: What I've Learned From The Ups And Downs Of The Stock Market

When the stock market collapsed in 2008, many investors panicked and wondered: Should I ride this out or should I make changes?<p>The market’s spikes and dips can certainly throw people for a loop—especially if you’re new to investing. But if you ask a financial planner about the top strategy that a …

Research: Cubicles Are the Absolute Worst

My work station is an invading overlord. Belongings march across the long desk I share with several other editors, spilling out of my space and encroaching on the neutral zones abutting my colleagues’ work areas. To the east, legions of books, papers, and sticky notes advance, led by a squadron of …

Heisman voters, judge Jameis Winston only by his play on the field

Who's the best college football player in the country this year? If it's Florida State's Jameis Winston, give him the Heisman for that reason …

Where Millennials Can Make It Now

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

More Than Meets the Eye

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating …

Associated Press News

Cota By Ossia Aims To Drive A Wireless Power Revolution And Change How We Think About Charging

Wireless power. It’s less sci-fi sounding than it once was, thanks to induction charging like that based on the Qi standard, but that’s still a tech that essentially requires contact, if not incredibly close proximity. Magnetic resonance is another means to achieve wireless power, and perfect for …

Power Your Portfolio With The Mass Index

The majority of technical tools that I use in my analysis and discuss in my trading lessons are ones that I have used for decades or are strategies that have evolved over the years. I was fortunate in the early 1980s to have access to CompuTrac, which included the majority of today’s most …

Associated Press News

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

Tom Brady Speaks Out on Johnny Manziel's On-Field Antics

Johnny Manziel continues to make a lot of headlines, but not a lot of friends, and New England Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady is the latest to share his opinion on the Texas A&M star.<p>Brady was interviewed on CNBC’s <i>Squawk Box</i> and was asked about the Heisman Trophy winner, and responded …

Football (U.S.)

HTC: who’s buying?

While attention has been focused on the<p>demise ofnew chapter for Nokia as part of Microsoft, another phonemaker is in deep trouble.<p>Unlike Nokia, …