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The best password managers

<i>By Joe Kissell</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>If you're not using a …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

UX Design

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.<p>We just returned from a magical four-day trip to New Orleans with our kids. The days were filled with music, laughter, exploration, and sun, which made coming back to Philly during the dead of winter all the more depressing. …

Parenting

MIT's 'Moral Machine' wants you to decide who dies in a self-driving car accident

If there’s an unavoidable accident in a self-driving car, who dies? This is the question researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) want you to answer in ‘Moral Machine.’<p>The simplistic website is sort of like the famed ‘Trolley Problem’ on steroids. If you’re unfamiliar, according …

Screen Time Reality Check — For Kids And Parents

'Tis the day after Christmas and all through the house many kids aren't stirring... They're joyfully lost in their new smartphones, tablets or smart TVs.<p>And it's likely mom and dad are a little digitally distracted too.<p>In many households, screens are omnipresent. That reality has some big …

Parenting

Report refutes LGBT ‘born that way’ theory

According to a new report, scientific evidence fails to support the “born that way” theory of sexual orientation. In addition, there is “no evidence” …

LGBTQI

Six Pokémon Go tips for the ultimate beginner

If you're not quite sure what a Pokémon is, this one's for you<p>If you’re here, it’s because everyone you know is talking about one thing: <i>Pokémon Go</i>, the new iOS and Android game that’s sending people outside in droves. But maybe you’re not yet one of them, because, well, you’re not really sure what</i> …

The Real Reason We Love Oral Sex, According to Science

Let's take it back to basics...<p>Why do you engage in oral sex? As foreplay or because you genuinely, really like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there's a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply third base leads to fourth base.<p>You've heard we have an innate need …

Love

Bosch's new electric racing kart prototype uses a modified stop-start system

Its electric underpinnings are built from the same stuff that boosts your mild hybrid's emm-pee-gees.<p>As electrification creeps into motorsports -- from Formula 1 hybrids to the all-electric Formula E series -- it makes sense that it would trickle its way down to karts, which is where a great deal …

The Hatch Notebook is an Ingenious New Brainstorming Tool for Design Entrepreneurs

When it comes to starting a side project (or a “project” project), ironing out early ideas and evaluating them ahead of time – rather than just …

Brainstorming

Pearl Jam – 10 of the best

We look back at the Seattle grunge-rockers’ finest tracks, from soulful ballads to political rants with riffs that could awaken the dead<p><b>1. Alive</b><p>Among the first groups from Seattle’s underground rock scene to sign to a major label, glam-rockers Mother Love Bone were poised for success until their …

Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

This will come as a relief to some of your, uh, friends.<p>3.6K<p>SHARES<p>Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, …

University of Queensland

Behavior Science Discovers Productivity Boosters

<i>(Photo: New employees arrive at the campus of Amazon in Seattle. Ruth Fremson/The New York Times)</i><p><b>Behavior Science Discovers Productivity Boosters--and you already know two of them.</b><p>There are some people who pretend at productivity, whose résumés appear impressive until you realize their greatest …

'Resume whitening' doubles callbacks for minority job candidates, study finds

‘Discrimination is still a reality’ says co-author after two-year study reveals a much higher rate of interest in ‘whitened’ names for black and Asian Americans<p>Minority job applicants who resort to “resume whitening” – a practice in which candidates alter any information on their resume that …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

Five of the best parenting tips I’ve ever heard - Keystone Aspire

<b>When I deliver talks and workshops in schools, it surprises me how many parents and teachers ask me what my best parenting tip is. Over the years I</b> …

How Strengths-Based Parenting Can Help Your Kid Thrive

Stop trying to 'fix' your kids and nurture their natural talents instead.<p>Your kid loves to be the center of attention. She's the type to run onto the playground, yell "Watch me!", and make monkey noises while hanging upside down on the monkey bars.<p>If that sounds familiar, one of your child's …

Suck It Dudes. Science Proves Women Are Better Coders.

Guys may loudly rule the dark corners of the internet and be considered the “computer nerds,” but according to a new paper from Cal Poly and North …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Employee Engagement

BlackRock CEO Wants Companies To Stop Quarterly Earnings Estimates

The stock market is about information -- figuring out which companies will do well and which will do poorly, and how much investors should pay to own a fraction of those companies.<p>So it's a bit odd that the chief executive of the world's largest asset manager is asking for <i>less</i> information from …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

Best mobile games of 2015 (pictures)

Card Crawl<p>Ryan North's To Be or Not To Be<p>Lifeline<p>Pac-Man 256<p>Her Story<p>Subterfuge<p>The Guides<p>Galactic Keep<p>Lara Croft Go<p>Adventures of Poco Eco -- Lost Sounds<p>Does Not Commute<p>AZZL<p>Prune<p>Downwell<p>You Must Build a Boat<p>Dark Echo<p>The Room Three<p>The Beggar's Ride<p>SPL-T<p>Shadowmatic

The best $150 over-ear headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>If I wanted to spend $150 or less on a pair of over-ear headphones, the Sony MDR-7506, for the third year running, is the model I'd buy. After we researched all of …

Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it.<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s an old argument: should designers code? …

1936 Film Perfectly Explains How a Manual Transmission Works

Even if you already understand the concept behind a stick-shift transmission, this 1936 film explains it so perfectly a school kid could grasp it.<p>Along with the actual wheels, the manual transmission is among the least-evolved components of a modern car. A brand-new 2015 model's stick shift has a …

Angry Mother Writes A Letter To The Examiner. It's Hard Not To Agree With Her.

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