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I Took the AI Class Facebookers Are Literally Sprinting to Get Into

Chia-Chiunn Ho was eating lunch inside Facebook headquarters, at the Full Circle Cafe, when he saw the notice on his phone: Larry Zitnick, one of the …

A bigger splash: readers' photos on the theme of water

For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of water via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites<p>Share your photos on this week’s theme ‘crisp’ by clicking the button below

Framing

This device makes air-drumming sound like the real thing

Freedrum is a virtual drum kit which is available through Kickstarter.<p>It works with sensors that attach to your drumsticks. The sensors sync with your phone, which means when you air drum you can hear sounds.<p><i>Produced by Joe Daunt</i>

Drums

7 Science-Backed Habits to Keep You Motivated Every Single Day

Coffee might be your saving grace to get through the workday, but caffeine on its own won’t cut it in the long-run.<p>To stay passionate and excited …

Here Is the One Perfect Book for Every Single Myers-Briggs Type

Myers-Briggs Type: ENFJ<p>Authentic Happiness (by Martin Seligman)<p>“According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness …

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

TED Talks

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League.<p>Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books store for Android that makes it easier to follow along …

Machine Learning

Nine Rules For Mastering The Squat For Leaner, Stronger Legs

Training Articles<p>Nine Rules For Mastering The Squat For Leaner, Stronger Legs<p>The squat. That wondrous exercise that will make everything about your …

9 Ways to Live Big in a Small Home

Large homes are looked at as a measure of one’s success but nowadays, it’s all about the address. With land becoming scarcer in India’s urban areas, …

How to Recharge if You're Losing Motivation

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Jump-Start Your Day | Inc.com

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the same as the beginning of a race--if the runner stumbles at the starting line, …

Time Management

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

10 space-saving furniture designs for small homes

City dwellers are adapting to escalating house prices by living in smaller, more flexible spaces, and designers are responding with furniture that …

Furniture

THEN AND NOW: These photos show famous scenes of Paris from the 1900s and today

The French art director Julien Knez — who we first read about on IB Times UK— spent last summer wandering Paris, holding up monochrome photos in front of the camera when capturing the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, iconic streets like Place Vendôme, and the famous department store Printemps.<p>Knez …

France

The First Android Phone That (Almost) Beats the Apple iPhone

I almost converted, but a few nagging reasons to stick with the iPhone remain.<p>It's been a long, long time.<p>I've been using an Apple iPhone for years--since the original model debuted, in fact. I use it for the latest and greatest apps, I have an extensive archive of music in iTunes, and I rely …

Android Phones

6 Simple Ways to Get Motivated Again When You're Not Feeling Motivated

As a motivational speaker and book author, often after I give a keynote speech, someone in the audience will ask me how to get motivated again, because some people through the ups and downs of life kind of loose their spark, they loose their level of motivation. So here is the big question -- how …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from …

Self-improvement

How to make Multi-Layered Parallax Illustration with CSS & Javascript

Hey friends, I will be showing you how to create a simple multi-layered illustration with depth that transitions into the content in a unique way. …

Graphics

6 Things Great Leaders Do Everyday

No matter what line of business you’re in, it’s likely your company is facing increased competition these days. That’s why good leadership matters so …

Leadership

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

Five simple daily habits that can revolutionise your health

In the health and fitness world, a lot is made of advanced techniques, ‘secrets’ and special diet plans. Each sector is big business: people will pay money hand over fist in the quest for a slimmer stomach or a toned torso.<p>Some of the money is well spent – but most is not. The truth is that, if you …

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager | Inc.com

Let's get something straight: Manager and leader are <i>not</i> synonymous terms.<p>Manage implies maintaining the status quo. It's a manager's job to ensure that things go as planned and that the team meets expectations. Leading, on the other hand, has an inherent forward progression. Leaders encourage …

Employment

This Brilliant Google Trick Will Help You Find Your Phone

• Make sure <b>Location Services</b> is turned on. You can do this by navigating to <b>Settings > Location</b> on your Android phone, and checking that the switch is …

Google Maps

Data Science Skills in Demand for 2016

Big data has been the watchword for a while in IT, so it’s no surprise that data science skills are in hot demand and the job has perhaps …

The Critical Ingredient to Success in Your Career, Relationships, and Your Life

My friend Tony had always wanted to be police officer. Even as a child Tony's dream was to wear the uniform, and proudly serve the community. The only usual thing about Tony's dream is that Tony is a girl, or more precisely, at this point, a 33-year-old woman. Her dream wasn't typical of the girls …

Pre-school

8 Motivational Reasons Fitness Is Crucial For Leading A Happy Life

Most of us aspire to live a healthy and fit life. But we don’t usually pay attention to why it’s important to live that way. This makes us …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Amazon Web Services