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Read This Very Short Story About Sexual Eyeball Licking

"All around me the men are staring like idiots. They can't take their eyes off my lids."<p>To be a woman isn’t such a bad thing, though there are those who will act sad, as if you’ve just told them something very true by accident. As a woman, people are often willing to give you a plastic fork or …

'Organized Enough: The anti-perfectionist's guide to getting and staying organized" (book review)

<b>This is the perfect book for those who want a sort-of tidy house, but find Marie Kondo and the minimalists far too intense.</b><p>“Organized Enough” is the …

Minimalism

10 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Turn 30

Struggling with a quarter-life crisis? Books can help.<p>Your 20s are supposed to be a blast, but when researchers ask those approaching 30 how they're faring, an incredible 86 percent report being in the grips of some form of quarter-life crisis. Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young …

Top 10 secrets in fiction

From the hidden passions of Mrs Dalloway to Patrick Bateman’s murderous designs, these books expose a subject we all privately love<p>People love secrets, and the pleasure of uncovering them. I don’t read many crime novels or thrillers, it is the small revelations of life that excite me. The butterfly …

Top 10

The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

Microsoft is handing off yet more of its advertising sales business to ad tech company AppNexus

AppNexus' publisher suite will now be used for Microsoft ads to be bought programmatically (using automated technology, rather than via a big salesforce) across 58 global markets, up from 39 previously.<p>While this sounds like a simple partnership expansion, it's interesting for a number of</b> …

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Make Travel a Priority

Far from being a frivolous activity fit for retirees or wide-eyed college grads, travel can play an important role in the development of entrepreneurs and the businesses they lead. In fact, one study found that up to 94 percent of American business leaders believe that travel experiences improve …

Microsoft’s best hope for a smartphone comeback is due in the second half of next year

This phone, designed by the Microsoft Surface team, is apparently referred to internally as "Panos' Phone" — after Surface boss Panos Panay, who took over Microsoft's device business this past July.<p>Tapping the Surface team is something of a Hail Mary play — while Microsoft has had success with …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

ISIS is preparing a 'backup' capital in case its major center in Syria falls

As western countries ramp up strikes against ISIS's de-facto capital of Raqqa, Syria, the terrorist group is looking to Libya as a potential back-up option at which to base its operations, according to The New York Times.<p>While ISIS (also known as the Islamic State) has other affiliates throughout …

How to Build an International Brand for Less than $500

Building a business on a shoestring budget, let alone an international one, seems almost impossible. However, breaking down your business goals one-by-one, as well as your personal motivating goals, can make all the difference in seeing your dream business manifest into reality.<p>Gwen Jimmere, CEO & …

Google aims to be 'cloud company' by 2020, predicts more revenue from cloud platform than ads

At today’s Structure event in San Francisco, Urs Hölze, Google’s senior vice president of technical infrastructure, predicts that within the next five years, Google’s Cloud Platform revenues could surpass its advertising revenue.<p>“The goal is for us to talk about Google as a cloud company by 2020,” …

Cloud Computing