Sherry Rawla

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Finally, Someone Made the Perfect Desk for Napping

If you've ever tried to pull a George Costanza and snooze under your desk, we've found the answer to your power nap prayers. Greek architects NL …

Sleep

US stages remarkable comeback to snatch Solheim Cup after day of acrimony

Laura Davies blasts former European team-mate Suzann Pettersen after Solheim Cup descends into chaos before US storm back<p>Suzann Pettersen and Carin Koch should be relieved that the United States Solheim Cup team staged their very own version of the “Miracle of Medinah” here. Because, even though …

Golf

Why Alibaba's investors should still be wary

The latest controversy over Alibaba’s finances—first aired in a <i>Barron’s</i> cover story and then in a blog post last week by Bronte Capital hedge fund …

Netflix now gives new moms and dads unlimited parental leave

Netflix is now letting employees take an unlimited amount of paid time off after becoming new parents, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The offer …

New research shows bilingual people have yet another advantage

Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.<p>The past 15 years have witnessed an overwhelming amount of research on the bilingual mind, with the majority of the evidence pointing to the tangible advantages of …

The Distinct Personality of Entrepreneurial Cities

Great universities, venture capital, and talented people are necessary, but insufficient.<p>Mayors, economic developers, and business leaders alike all say they want one thing: more entrepreneurship. Across the country and the world, there’s been no shortage of efforts to clone the “next Silicon …

Entrepreneurship

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5 Magazines for Your TV Viewing Pleasure

A good TV show can be like a good book: consuming, addictive and something you can’t stop talking about. You know the ones defining this “Golden Age of television“—shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Arrested Development and True Detective. Whether you’re watching live TV, catching …

TV

Prominent Atheist Richard Dawkins Says Islam Needs A 'Feminist Revolution'

Maybe somebody's got a savior complex.<p>Outspoken atheist writer Richard Dawkins took to Twitter this week to air concerns about the status of women in Islam. Needless to say, his unsolicited advice to a religion of 1.6 billion people didn't sit well with many.<p>"Change must come from within our global …

Religion

Kepler Telescope Introduces Earth To A Very Distant Cousin

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has spotted the first roughly Earth-sized world orbiting in the "Goldilocks zone" of another star – offering perhaps the best bet so far for life elsewhere in the universe.<p>A year on Kepler-452b, which is about 1,400 light years from us in the constellation …

Universe

Standing desks make children better students

The question of “is sitting the next smoking” has been raised by many health experts in the past few months. Many ailments, including diabetes and heart disease, are known to be connected to an inactive lifestyle.<p>However, most of this attention has been focused on adult office workers and the …

Pedagogy

Heavier cutlery makes food taste better

Eating with heavier cutlery makes food taste better, with researchers for the first time finding a direct link between the weight of eating utensils …

Peter Thiel’s Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors In 2 Quotes

<i>This post first appeared on the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.</i><p>Early Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire Peter Thiel revealed two key pieces of advice he tends to give aspiring …

What Xoom sale says about unicorns and tech bubbles

PayPal yesterday announced plans to acquire Xoom Corp. (XOOM), a San Francisco-based digital money transfer services, for approximately $890 million. …

Scientists Discover a New Part of the Human Body

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Jordan Rosenfeld <br>mentalfloss<p>When you woke up this morning, you did so with an entirely new body part—at least in the eyes of …

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …