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Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail | Inc.com

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane …

Leadership

Ben Carson's house: a homage to himself – in pictures

The decor at Ben Carson’s home in Maryland shows that Donald Trump may not have the biggest ego among the Republican candidates. On display are awards, certificates, medals, and a painting of himself with Jesus

Ben Carson

The Grateful Dead Vs. Radio City Music Hall: Preview 'So Many Roads'

<i>Call it a longer, even stranger trip. David Browne's</i> So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead <i>(Da Capo, out April 28th), takes a</i> …

Radio City Music Hall

This Infographic Teaches You How to Grow Dozens of Vegetables

Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has been growing food to stave off hunger. While most of us go to a store for this now, growing your own …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

In Some Jobs, “Fake It ‘til You Make It” Is the Right Way to Go

Typically "fake it 'til you make it" is all about pretending to be something you're not<b>.</b> In the workplace, it's less about external appearances and …

Inside The Post-Minecraft Life Of Billionaire Gamer God Markus Persson

It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday in Stockholm, and Markus Persson sits on the terrace of his ninth-story office, sipping the speedball of alcoholic beverages, a vodka Red Bull. Three hours ago he committed to not drinking today, still in recovery from a 12-drink Thursday bender while nursing an ear …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Welcome to Philly, Democrats. Don’t Eat the Pretzels.

A local’s dos and don’ts for 2016.<p>So Philadelphia is getting the Democratic National Convention in 2016… Given the competition—gentrified, Disney-fied, richified New York, where residents now only answer to the name of their shell corporation, and Columbus (why even consider a city in North …

BitLit Offers Free and Cheap Ebooks If You Own the Physical Copy

Android/iOS: Paper books are awesome, but sometimes there’s no beating the portability of an ebook on your phone or tablet. If you have a physical …

Apps

Atwood Chair | Chairs & Chaises

Refined meets relaxed in this elegantly styled slipper chair. Tailored by hand in our North American workshops, Atwood's style is simple and …

Furniture

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

How to Establish a Morning Routine for Kids That Actually Works

Getting an entire family up, dressed, fed, and out the door before the sun even comes up could easily be a recipe for disaster (or at least a …

Parenting

Why You Should Skip That Extended Warranty

Buying an extended warranty is almost always a waste of money. But people do it anyway because they misunderstand the true purpose of insurance.<p>It’s …

Most Popular Food Hacks of 2014

If there is one thing everybody loves, it's food—and it's been a great year for food hacks here at Lifehacker. Here are our best tips and tricks for …

Chocolate Chip Cookies