Sarah Seipelt

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How to Make Better To-Do Lists

Use these four simple strategies to make better lists and get more done.<p>It's the most basic time-management tool out there. So, why are most of us doing it wrong?<p>Lists are the most basic time-management tool we have. We all (obsessively) use them. They're supposed to help us prioritize our work and …

How Google Analytics ruined marketing

Samuel Scott Contributor<p>Samuel Scott is the director of marketing and communications at Logz.io.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Everything the tech world says about marketing is wrong<br>• The $8.2 Billion Adtech Fraud Problem That Everyone Is Ignoring<p>Marketers in the high-tech world who use phrases such …

Another species threatened by climate change: your morning cup of coffee

You’ll probably still be sipping coffee 30 years from now, but if the world keeps warming at the current pace, expect it to be a lot more expensive and not nearly as good.<p>If left unchecked, climate change could cut in half the amount of land suitable for growing coffee beans by 2050, according to a …

Coffee

Six maps that will make you rethink the world

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete.<p>Khanna is the …

Globalization

Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

The best standing desks

<i>By Mark Lukach and Nathan Edwards</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>Three years ago, The Wirecutter was the first publication to pit all of the major standing desks against one another in a head-to-head test. …

Plans for underwater 'oceanscraper' revealed - CNN Style

Written by Tom Jenkins, CNN<p>Sebastian the Jamaican red crab may have preached the virtues of living "Under the Sea" in Disney's "The Little Mermaid," but so far humans have failed to come round to the crustacean's way of thinking.<p>Indeed, the future of human habitation, whether through choice or …

191 million US voters’ records exposed online by leaky database

A database containing what could be the names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, voter IDs and voting intentions of every single registered voter in the United States has been found by an online security researcher.<p>The searchable online database of 191 million US voters has been unearthed …

Fundraising

Daniel Craig just said what we've thought all along: James Bond is a misogynist

<b>It's safe to say the allure of playing special agent James Bond has worn off on Daniel Craig.</b><p>Last month the actor said he'd rather kill himself than …

Why Selfies Are Good for Girls

They may be the greatest visual feminist act since the famous bra burners of the '70s unsnapped and lit up.<p>Last month on a solo work trip to France I spent an afternoon sightseeing and politely rejecting multiple offers from members of the group I was with to take my picture for me. A mostly older …

If Male Actors Were Described The Way Female Actors Are

Magazine profiles love detailing the way female celebrities purr their oyster orders and encase their svelte figures in flowing, all-white pantsuits. But what about the men?<p>As former stripper <b>Channing Tatum</b> stands in his expansive, glistening marble kitchen putting the finishing touches on his …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

18 "Game Of Thrones" Moments Improved By "Monty Python And The Holy Grail" Quotes

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Letter to My Son

“Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage.”<p><i>And have brought humanity to the edge of oblivion: because they think they are white.</i><p>—James Baldwin<p>Son,<p>Last Sunday the host of a popular news show asked me what it meant to lose my …

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

While discussing his new plan to combat global warming, the President referenced one of the most striking shifts in the history of National Geographic maps.<p>Unveiling his most aggressive plan yet to combat climate change, President Obama on Monday referenced recent dramatic changes that National …

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

Djordje Todorovic<p>Blogger, Gamer Extraordinaire Read full profile<p>The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a …

What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop

HBR STAFF<p>Even in my relatively short foray into office life, I notice that few people bring a pen and notebook to meetings. I’ve been told that over the years, the spiral notebooks and pens once prevalent during weekly meetings have been replaced with laptops and slim, touch-screen tablets.<p>I …

This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life

This routine takes seven minutes each morning before you start work. Will you follow it?<p>It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your …

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

The Really Big One

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.<p>When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in …

Geology

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

Salesforce Revamps Its Marketing Cloud With New Connections To Sales, Service And Display Ads

Salesforce.com is announcing a new version of its Marketing Cloud.<p>The company is unveiling the new features today in New York City at its Connections event for digital marketers. It’s adding new features to its Journey Builder, a drag-and-drop tool for managing customer interactions, and to Active …

How Much of Your Life Has the U.S. Spent in War?

During the drawdown of the Vietnam War, I recall feeling surreal about the U.S. <i>not</i> being at war, because, while we weren’t involved in Vietnam all my …

Waco coverage shows double standard on race

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday, just after news broke of a shootout in Waco, Texas, involving "rival biker gangs" as The New York Times alert phrased it, the political activist Shaun King wrote on Twitter:<p>"I'll wait (and wait and wait and wait) to hear someone on the news call what just happened in Waco 'white …

Justice

Salesforce Shares Pop As Rumors Of Microsoft Buying The CRM Shop Circulate

Shares of Salesforce popped today following a report that Microsoft is a potential candidate to purchase the public company best known for its work in customer relationship management.<p>Salesforce, worth around $47 billion as of the time of writing, saw its shares pop several points in the wake of …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Data Visualization