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Home Decorating Apps: 4 Addictive Apps That Make Decorating Fun

Decorating should be enjoyable—but often it just feels daunting. Unlike an ill-fitting top that you can toss in the back of your closet and forget about, you have to live, quite literally, with bad decorating decisions, whether it's a soft-beige paint that was lovely on the swatch but looks like …

Do What You Love Interview – Oliver Burkeman | Do What You Love

Author and journalist Oliver Burkeman wants us all to be happier. Or at least less unhappy. Or perhaps just happy-ish if that’s more realistic. Each …

Promo gives you subscriptions to five big productivity services for $60

Like the idea of using cloud-based services to keep your life organized, but don't relish the idea of paying a huge amount just to use the paid versions of those services? That won't be a problem for about... oh, the next month or so. Evernote, LastPass, the <i>New York Times</i>, Pocket and Wunderlist …

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Researchers can profile Facebook users to a 'T' with just their likes

Remember the time you liked a beer pong video on Facebook and thought nothing more of it? That may have said more about you than your friends and family ever knew, according to researchers at Cambridge and Stanford. They created a computer program that sifted through the Facebook likes of over …

Facebook adding AMBER Alerts to its mobile apps and web

Facebook shared its latest safety initiative today with a new feature focused on rescuing missing children. Through a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Facebook will now include AMBER Alerts in the timeline of its users boosting exposure of the critical …

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Amazon signs Woody Allen for his first TV show

Even Woody Allen is getting into the streaming content game. The prolific writer and director has scored a deal with Amazon Studios to produce his first-ever television series. Unfortunately, there's no word on a title, casting, or even what the heck the series is going to be about. But we imagine …

U.S. report says human rights worsen in China

BEIJING — A U.S. report Tuesday accused China's rulers of intensifying their repression of personal freedoms, even as the communist government has proclaimed a commitment to greater human rights.<p>Freedom House, a Washington advocacy group, said that since Communist Party leader Xi Jinping came to …

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