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Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

The Best-Dressed Men of the Year: Our 52 Favorite Outfits of 2016

2016 was a dumpster fire in every way—except, it seems, when it came to famous guys' fits. Every week this year we rounded up the ten best celebrity style moves from the previous seven days and not once were we lacking in moments of sartorial achievements. Some weeks we were met with suited man …

Los Angeles

A Peek Inside the Strange World of Fake Academia

The caller ID on my office telephone said the number was from Las Vegas, but when I picked up the receiver I heard what sounded like a busy overseas call center in the background. The operator, “John,” asked if I would be interested in attending the 15th World Cardiology and Angiology Conference in …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Google Scholar

Ryan Gosling Wears This Spring's New Leading Man Menswear

Part one of our big spring fashion forecast stars the <i>La La Land</i> actor and red carpet master in a lineup of looks that have their roots in the classic menswear of Old Hollywood, but are turned up—way up—for 2017. Here are the new staples you need to pick up when the warm weather comes around again …

Ralph Lauren

GQ's Most Stylish Man Showdown 2016: Every Menswear Giant Vying for the Top Spot

In our annual pursuit of naming one man the most stylish of the year, we’ve rounded up 64 well-dressed contenders. Some are red-carpet mainstays while others are street-style icons, but they all have winning fashion instincts—and they'll be duking it out for the 2016 title. It’s a metaphorical …

Red Carpet

If we're serious about measuring teaching quality at university, where is the metric for qualified teachers?

The advent of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has met with mixed response in the higher education sector.<p>Most agree that it is both important and worthwhile to assess teaching and that the TEF is a brave beginning. There is, too, some justified criticism that the proposals are a poor …

Little Kids And Their Big Dogs

I consider life to be truly remarkable when an event that started out as a coincidence, turns into destiny. At least that's what happened to photographer Andy Seliverstoff.<p>Andy has always had a passion and love for dogs, especially large breeds, and got his first dog, a Saint Bernard, over 25 years …

Great Dane

The Most Useful Chrome Extensions Ever Made

One of the great things about Google Chrome is that it offers thousands of third-party extensions that developers have come up with to add features, …

Google Earth

Public grief over Walnut the whippet shows Britain is a sick society that cares more about animals than people

Frisbee was a lovely cat with a rich tortoiseshell coat and a purr like an old fashion dialling tone.<p>I loved the way she resembled a kind of furry loaf tin when she settled down to doze with her front paws folded under her chest. Or the regal sense of entitlement with which she occupied the middle …

National Geographic will stream DiCaprio's climate change doc film for free

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has recently devoted himself to raising awareness of the negative effects of climate change and his new environmental documentary <i>Before the Flood</i> will soon be on National Geographic.<p>The eco-flick is slated to premiere on National Geographic on October 30 and …

Making a Murderer

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

The 7 kinds of shoes every guy should own, according to top Hollywood stylists

Fall is always a good time to get freaky with your clothes (see: not being drenched in sweat 24/7) but the Marie Kondo minimalist in us wants to argue that it's also the perfect time to clean up your act when it comes to the basics too.<p>Sure, dress shoes aren't quite as fun to acquire as say, a pink …

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

Did you know about this handy resource from Microsoft?

It sits on your desktop, you probably use it almost every day, it’s one of the most accessed tools in computing software, and yet you probably don’t …

Facebook opens its advanced AI vision tech to everyone

Hopefully this will speed up its progress.<p>Over the past two years, Facebook's artificial intelligence research team (also known as FAIR) has been hard at work figuring out how to make computer vision as good as human vision. The crew has made a lot of progress so far (Facebook has already …

Artificial Intelligence

50 must-have Google Chrome extensions (and they're all free)

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Google Chrome

7 Time Management Techniques to Help You Take Control of Your Day

It happens to the best of us. You get so wrapped up in completing one task that before you know it, the day is over and you still have countless items left on your to-do list. Before you let your tasks take control of your day again, remember these helpful time-management techniques.<p>A. Block Time …

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

Download a Mass of 240+ Free Technical eBooks From Microsoft

It’s that wonderful time of year again. The Microsoft MSDN blog is offering another hefty collection of useful, totally free eBooks for you to …

3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated All Day Long

Learn how to create an environment that cultivates success.<p>Motivation is important. <b></b>Most successful people have the drive necessary to continue their journey of self-growth. However, even the most achievement-oriented people come to a point when their motivation levels are depleted.<p>In order to …

These are the things you're doing that cause hair loss

A man's mane is sacred.<p>No wonder biblical figures like Samson became virtually powerless when shorn. Hair, after all, has always equated to …

60+ Free Books on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python, R, and more - Artificial Intelligence

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The beauty beneath Brexit’s bedwetting | Irvine Welsh

Yes, the young have been shafted by narcissistic baby boomers – but, with paradoxical nobility, the leave vote is a win for political diversity and genuine change<p>If democratic aliens came down from Mars and looked at the EU referendum result, they’d be compelled to take the view that the UK, …

EU Referendum

Google wants to show you all the data it's collected about your online habits

It's common knowledge that web companies spend a lot of effort tracking everything you do online. But now Google wants to share with you all the information it has on your internet activities.<p>Offering a much more in-depth view than a browser history can offer, Google has introduced My Activity, a …

Facebook releases Chrome extensions for sharing and saving articles

One hand in my Pocket<p>Despite Facebook's best efforts, some internet content continues to be created and consumed outside of the company's walled garden. To address this misbehavior, the company today introduced new Chrome extensions for sharing and saving articles. "Sharing and saving great content …

How Little Can You Own and Be Happy?

How to live a happy life? This question has been pondered by the billions of people that came before us and very likely will be the root of human …

Seven tricks to speed up Google Chrome

Chrome may be the most popular web browser but it can be a beast. Here are some tips to help stop it bringing your PC or Mac to a crawl<p>Many would say Chrome is the best browser out there. It’s certainly the most popular, used by more than half of the online world. But it’s a beast that can slow …