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Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

Read Donald Trump’s Full Victory Speech After He Won the Presidential Race

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan early Wednesday morning after his stunning victory over …

10 Gadgets to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

Are you trying to save on those energy bills every month, only to wake up with an over-budget bill at the end of each month? Don’t worry. It happens …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Parenting as an expat: The Dutch taught me how to loosen up and give my kids some much-needed freedom

It wasn’t until I moved to the Netherlands with my 3-year-old that I learned why Dutch children are the happiest<p>Parenting as an expat in the Netherlands means surrounding your own children with some of the most confident, self-possessed and happy children in the world.<p>On good days, I feel like I’ve …

Top takeaways from the Miami Republican debate

Before a critical round of primaries on Tuesday, the Republican presidential field gathered for a debate in Florida, site of perhaps next week's most pivotal contest.<p>Here are the top takeaways from Thursday night's debate:<p>'Little Marco!' 'Lyin' Ted!' Not in this debate<p>You'd be forgiven if you …

Republicans

A CEO shares 3 important business skills you won't learn in school

In recent years, most of us knew about Steve Jobs's exit from the Ivy League to pursue his dreams. But I am not about to rest on one side of the debate or the other.<p>The fact is that a formal education will bring you up-to-speed on the latest develops, and history, of your chosen field.<p>In addition, …

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Time Management

State of the Union: Obama regrets era of 'rancor' and ponders divided America

Barack Obama admitted his regret that he will leave the US more, not less, polarised when he departs office a year from now, using his final State of the Union address to urge the nation not to succumb to demagogues.<p>The man who declared “We are not a collection of red states and blue states. We are …

Political Science

Google Maps Now Lets You Add A Stop Along Your Route, Check Gas Prices

Google announced today it’s rolling out an update to its Google Maps mobile app that will (finally!) allow users to add a stop along their current route. For example, you’ll be able to search for things like gas stations, grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants while still in navigation mode, …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Exposed: The BlackBerry Venice caught from all angles

In days long past, arguably two companies commanded high court among the grand arena of phones: Nokia and BlackBerry. Whereas the former took a path that many have criticized and lamented, the latter looks to be heading towards one Espoo should have embarked on from the onset: open adoption of …

Mobile Technology

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

Euro-dollar parity just a 'matter of time' as single currency plunges to 12-year low

Single currency falls to 12 year low against the dollar, as analysts say parity is now inevitable<p>Euro-dollar parity is only a "matter of time", analysts said on Wednesday, after the single currency fell to a fresh 12-year low against the greenback.<p>The euro dropped as low as $1.0560 against the …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

There's Trouble At Google Glass

He'd left his pair in the car, Brin told a reporter. The Googler, who heads up the top-secret lab which developed Glass, has hardly given up on the product -- he recently wore his pair to the beach.<p>But Brin's timing is not propitious, coming as many developers and early Glass users are losing …

‘British Schindler’ Nicholas Winton: I wasn’t heroic. I was never in danger

‘Come on Nicky, you’ve got to come next door.” “I haven’t got to do anything,” says Nicky, in a response that is part humorous, part genuinely truculent. There, in a nutshell, you have Sir Nicholas Winton, reluctant hero, saviour of 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia as Germany …

Check Out The Earliest Work Of Apple's Design God, Jony Ive

At one point, he was just a young British designer trying to get by.<p>However, Ive was a precocious design talent, and from a young age, he was racking up awards for his design work.<p>Leander Kahney's, <i>JONY IVE, The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products,</i> which is now out in paperback sheds new light …

REVEALED: Rare, Older Photos Of Steve Jobs From After He Was Tossed From Apple

He had heard that Jobs had been forced out of Apple and was starting his own personal computing company, NeXT, and Menuez wanted to document the efforts of Jobs and his team.<p>Jobs agreed, allowing Menuez the rare opportunity to photograph his team throughout the next three years, which would (30 …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

Your iPhone addiction will rot your kid’s brain: Put your devices away, moms and dads

iPads and other devices aren’t really interactive. An expert on the need to read to kids<p>For years, parents have been inundated with research about the value of reading with children. There is a prescriptive nature to some of the advice: Administer vitamins, apply sunblock, read the requisite …

The Durable Led Zeppelin

A conversation with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant<p>John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin's bassist and keyboard player, was quietly playing backgammon and half …

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Why 2014 could be the year we lose the Internet

Net neutrality is dying, Uber is waging a war on regulations, and Amazon grows stronger by the day<p>Halfway through 2014, and the influence of technology and Silicon Valley on culture, politics and the economy is arguably bigger than ever -- and certainly more hotly debated. Here are Salon's choices …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Dash - Drive Smart

Smarter. Driving. Every Day.<p>Dash turns any car into a 'smart car'. Connect your car to your smartphone, and unlock enhanced performance, cost savings …

How to Organize Your Home in Style: Free Printables!

The internet is loaded with so many lovely (and free!) printables that you can dress up ho-hum containers and make your life a little less hectic in …

Martha Stewart

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

The 15 Most Brutal Corporate Firings

Think Ali Rowghani's abrupt and unceremonious dismissal from Twitter this week was bad? Check out these brutal executive ousters.<p>When Ali Rowghani resigned from the chief operating officer job at Twitter on Thursday, he announced it with a tweet, surely a first for a $22 billion company. But the …

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