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When Steve Jobs' Ex-Girlfriend Asked Him to Pay $25 Million for His 'Dishonorable Behavior'

Among the many love-hate relationships that Steve Jobs engendered during his remarkable 56 years on earth, none endured as long—nor was as fraught—as …

New Steve Jobs doc examines the myth of the man who made Apple

Director Alex Gibney wraps up his latest documentary, <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine</i>, with an apt encapsulation of the Apple co-founder's conflicting persona: "He had the focus of a monk, without the empathy." Jobs, who passed away in 2011 of pancreatic cancer, was the genius who transformed …

Dyslexia is not a disability – it's a gift

At school I was the outsider, the odd one, the word-blind child who didn't fit in. I lived in my head – a dreamer, a dyslexic teenager, a round peg in a square hole who was told I would be lucky to get any qualifications, let alone a job. My education was a comedy of errors. It took place in the …

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

More Great Stories About People Meeting Steve Jobs

<i>These are additional stories to the ones previously run as What Are The Best Stories About People Randomly Meeting Steve Jobs?</i><p>I had left a company called Taligent with a few other folks in the mid-90s, and we had been cooped up in a small office in a strip mall in Los Altos working on the idea we …

How Steve Jobs Turned Technology — And Apple — Into Religion

<i>"Much ink has been spilled drafting the Steve Jobs encomium. But Jobs and Apple are interesting for far more than technological prowess – they</i> …

John Sculley spills the beans on firing Steve Jobs

It's perhaps one of the most famous -- or infamous -- personnel moves in Silicon Valley history: then Apple CEO John Sculley's 1985 firing of Steve Jobs. But until now, we've never known much about how it happened.<p>At a Forbes conference in Bali last week, however, Sculley opened up about the …

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The name Wimpy does not denote strength, honor or respect. Ye…

The name Wimpy does not denote strength, honor or respect. Yet the stallion thus named received the honorable and respectable P-1 in AQHA’s first stud book. Test your knowledge about Wimpy! American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum<br>The name Wimpy does not denote strength, honor or respect. Yet the stallion thus named received the honorable and respectable P-1 in AQHA’s first stud book. <br>Wimpy was born on the King Ranch in South Texas. Sired by Solis and out of Panda, Wimpy was a grandson of …

Zippo Pat Bars was inducted into the American Quarter Horse H…

Zippo Pat Bars was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2002. What do you know about this prolific stallion?<br>All that breeder Paul Curtner wanted was a sorrel colt, and that is what he got with Zippo Pat Bars.<br>Foaled in 1964, Zippo Pat Bars was by Three Bars (TB) and out of Leo Pat by Leo. <br>Curtner sent Zippo Pat Bars to trainer E.R. Beddo in Ruidoso, New Mexico, to get him ready for the 1966 All American Futurity. The sorrel horse never made it. As Zippo Pat Bars was being led …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

How to Set Up a PC, the Right Way

All expecting parents have read What to Expect When You’re Expecting, because when that little bundle of joy drops out of mommy, you'd better be …

Consider: The Honing Rod

<i>PLUS: Honing Rods: A Visual Breakdown.</i><p>Your knife slips along the tomato without breaking the skin. It gnaws at celery strings and smears ribbons of basil leaves. It slides off onion paper. You crush through the layers with the force of your arm rather than the easy split of the blade. Onion cells …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

Here's Steve Jobs Giving The Best Advice On How To Lead A Happy Life

In 1994, Steve Jobs sat down in front of a camera for the Silicon Valley Historical Association and offered a lot of awesome advice about success and failure from his own personal experience.<p>We previously posted a clip from this interview, less than two-minutes long, where Jobs gave the best tip …