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College Graduate Tries to Sell Diploma for $50,000 After Failing to Find a Job

Although she graduated from Florida State University four years ago, theater major Stephanie Ritter has yet to find a decent job in her field. Fed up …

College & University

10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

A paradox is a premise that contradicts itself. It’s a situation that seems to defy logic by producing an inconsistency that goes against common …

Time Travel

7 questions to ask yourself before your next job interview

Job interviews are never easy.<p>But often it's the case that the more you're prepared, the better you'll do.<p>In a blog post, Salesforce's director of content marketing, Alexa Schirtzinger, offers 7 do's and don'ts to ace your next job interview.<p>Try to answer these 7 questions before your next job …

Employment

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Hackers have dumped nearly 10GB of data from Ashley Madison, an extramarital affairs website.</b> The site was hacked in July, and huge amounts of user data was apparently stolen.<p><b>2. Google thinks it has an easier way of beaming Wi-Fi throughout your home.</b> The California company has teamed up with …

Messaging

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

September Blood Moon, Super Moon combine for one spectacularly bright lunar eclipse

Moon gazers, mark your calendars. A "Blood Moon" and Super Moon combine on September 27th for a spectacularly large total lunar eclipse with the Moon passing Earth at the closest distance all year--just 221,753 miles away.<p>What makes this month's event so exciting for astronomers is the simultaneous …

An Open Letter To The Dudes Dating My Mom

<i>By StephQJ for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>Dear Dude,<p>I get it. My mom is pretty awesome. I understand why you'd like to spend time with her. You and I may not have met, but I thought you should know a few things before you date my mom.<p><b>1. She's my mom.</b> You have one. You know what I mean. She's that woman who …

DJI Phantom 3 review: the best drone you can buy just got even better

Daily Overview: Fascinating satellite photographs of Earth show man's impact on the planet

A series of fascinating satellite photos aims to show how man has affected Earth. Daily Overview publishes one image of an area where human activity …

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …

Depression

10 things you have to watch over the holidays

So you've got a few days off, and you're probably trapped with family to boot -- this calls for some serious binge-watching. Now is the perfect time to catch up on all of those movies and shows you couldn't make time for during the year. To help guide you through the plethora of options, we've …

A Copper Bedrail Could Cut Back On Infections For Hospital Patients

Checking into a hospital can boost your chances of infection. That's a disturbing paradox of modern medical care.<p>And it doesn't matter where in the world you're hospitalized. From the finest to the most rudimentary medical facilities, patients are vulnerable to new infections that have nothing to …

One Hour That Can Change Your Life

Learning to code can prepare you for the future--are you ready for the Hour of Code?<p>It's a global movement that needs to get even larger. The Hour of Code is an initiative launched last year by Code.org to encourage students and adults worldwide to take a single hour to learn how to code.<p>Why? …

Tutorials

The latest trend in dating apps: Skipping the chat and going straight to the date

Tinder’s entire value proposition is that it connects you with other users nearby with whom you can immediately start chatting if the interest is mutual. But what if that’s not what singles actually want?<p>Much of online dating has used private messaging as a core way for singles to connect, …

Amazon details how it does networking in its data centers

Amazon shed some light onto what goes on with its networking strategy inside its many data centers on Wednesday at AWS re:Invent 2014 in Las Vegas. …

Popcorn Time can now stream torrents to your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is Hollywood’s worst nightmare: a Netflix for torrents that streams the hottest movies right to your Mac or PC.<p>Now, it’s become even more nightmarish for the industry. It will now stream torrented movies directly to the Apple TV.<p>As a reminder, Popcorn Time is a cross-platform movie and …

Smart TV

My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

Hey Procrastinators, Here Are the Easiest Ways to File Your Taxes Online

Tax Day is HERE, and whether you’re eagerly anticipating a sizable refund or are dreading a hefty bill, there’s nothing to gain by putting off your …

The NSA Collects Hundreds Of Millions Of Global SMS Messages Every Day

Another day, another NSA story involving dragnet surveillance of global communications. Out this morning in the Guardian is news of Dishfire, an NSA program that collects nearly 200 million text messages each day.<p>The program is notable for its scale, and what the Guardian quotes as its “untargeted” …

Any.DO’s Cal is a smarter, more beautiful calendar app for Android

Any.DO’s Cal is now available for Android, bringing a better calendar experience with tight to-do list integration to all users.<p>The new Cal app from Any.DO aims to make the calendar on your phone smarter by integrating social networks and third-party apps. The app lets you see who is attached to …

Apps

Dear NSA, there's now a Snapchat for e-mail

Self-destruction is the core value of our current times.<p>Just as we seek to destroy ourselves with our self-indulgence and our joie de vivre, we seek our private messages to be destroyed before the world's security services read them.<p>And so along comes a company called PowerInbox to assist us on our …

Upworthy: I Thought This Website Was Crazy, but What Happened Next Changed Everything

The Internet's latest viral wizard matches smart technology and lily-white earnestness to market "stuff that matters" online, and the Gates Foundation is buying.<p>The first blockbuster hit came from an unlikely source: Irish talk radio.<p>In 2010, Michael D. Higgins, then a foreign-policy spokesperson …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Customers

The 20 Most Amazing PCs Ever Made

The personal computer has been a popular household tool for several decades. I’ve been building my own for nearly as long, but aside from being powerful devices for all-manner of tasks, the ability to customize a PC to your personal needs is something that fascinates millions of people the world …

Naked Woman Distracts Neighbor While Her Husband Robs His House

The next time a married neighbor asks if she can swim naked in your backyard, think twice!<p>Stephen Amaral, a Tennessee man who allowed his neighbor’s …

Men Sleep Naked and Other Useful Stuff Jawbone Up Can Tell Us

Women sleep on their sides more often then men do, men are twice as likely to sleep naked, and most of us are guilty of bringing our mobile phones …

Wearable Tech

Woz Is Unimpressed By Apple’s New iPads

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he’s not interested in Apple’s new iPads because the neither model meets his needs. Woz didn’t get a chance to watch the keynote live because he was on a plane, but he caught up with the news when he landed and then emailed his wife to say, “nope, I don’t want …

iPad Mini

Opinion: What is really driving Apple’s new-found fondness for ‘free’?

Apple surprised many yesterday by making the update to OS X 10.9 Mavericks free, rather than the $20 it cost to upgrade to the previous release, Mountain Lion. The company also surprised some (though not us) by doing the same for its previously chargeable iWork apps.<p>There’s been a lot of commentary …

Samsung Expands Gear Smartwatch Compatibility — To Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2 & More Via Update Due Soon

Samsung has first mover advantage in the smartwatch space, launching its Galaxy Gear wearable last month. However the mobile companion device only worked if you also picked up Samsung’s just released Galaxy Note 3 or Galaxy Note 10.1. Which means the vast majority of Samsung’s existing user-base …