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Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

Here's What Getting Spanked as a Kid Did to Your Personality, According to Science

If you got spanked as a kid, it probably didn't do you any good. In fact, it may have made your behavior even worse, new research suggests.<p>The more …

Psychology

Why Apple Watch Matters? - #infographic

Apple Watch has become the most profound gadget in the wearable and smartphones industry since its launch. You can measure the success of the Apple …

The Apple Watch as a fitness device (as written by a runner)

I was supposed to review the Apple Watch. That was the plan, but then, when Engadget had its first chance to test the device, I was on vacation. Specifically, I was in France, where I ran the Paris Marathon, my sixth 26.2-mile race in five years. As it happens, our Editor-in-Chief Michael wrote a …

Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?<p>"We are at sentence one of paragraph one of page one of a very long book here."<p>Oren Jacob, co-founder of ToyTalk<p>"There is that other level of interactivity, that …

Kids

8 Secret Amazon Prime Perks You Don't Know About

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eCommerce

Apple Watch review: a status symbol for iOS devotees

​Mankind's fascination with watches capable of more than simply telling the time is nothing new. But recently, our collective interest in intelligent timepieces has spiked, and we have more and more powerful wrist-worn computers to choose from than ever -- whether made by startups with …

Smartwatches

3 Essential Tips for Shopping on Amazon

It's now safe to return to the book-retail giant, but be careful.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Getty Images)</i><p><b>Mercifully the dispute between Hachette and Amazon</b> has been resolved today. More accurately, a temporary truce has been called in what will no doubt be a decades-long struggle for control of the entire …

If You Really Must Snap iPad Photos, Try the Olloclip Lens

Hands on with Olloclip iPad 4-in-1 Photo Lens<p>Olloclip at Work<p>Olloclip in the Box<p>Olloclip Gear<p>Olloclip on iPad Air Sideview<p>Olloclip on the …

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get unibody metal shell

Samsung's next Galaxy smartphone will have a metal body, following HTC and Apple's premium devices, if Japanese website EMSOne is to be</b> …

Clamor for new gold iPhone gets serious

Some shoppers abandoned Apple's flagship store on Friday morning after being told there were no more gold iPhone 5s models for sale.<p>When Apple unveiled the new gold iPhone 5s earlier this month, late-night comedian Conan O'Brien quickly mocked the device's bling factor in a hilarious video.<p>But on …