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Earthquake hits coastal Peru

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck about four miles from the coastal city of Sechura in northern Peru on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>No damage or injuries were reported in the quake, which happened at a depth of six miles.<p>The quake happened in a region that marks the boundary …

Lifehacks for Living Alone Parody Video

You guys might find this hard to believe but lifehacks can’t solve all of your problems. Yes they can help you get more organized or become more …

"Electroceutical" Ads Are Here. What Will Regulators Say? | Stanford Law School

Next time you impulsively pull up YouTube to check out the adorable cat video <i>du jour</i>, you might find your fix delayed by a most unusual advertisement:<p>…

Why Apple Will Enter the Home Automation Market

For years, home automation has been the exclusive province of the very rich or extremely technical.<p>Companies you’ve probably never heard of, such as AMX, Control4, Crestron, Elan, HomeLogic, Colorado vNet, Vantage and Zenpanion have provided the platforms and many of the fundamental products, while …

The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are

We’ve already seen that the notions of stable character and fixed personality are a myth. And yet, our culture is wired for labels and checkboxes, eager to neatly file people away into categorical cabinets and thrown into furor over the slightest inkling of multiplicity. Take, for instance, Howard …

15 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist

As Jack London once said, “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.” Far too often we travel through life on autopilot, going through the …

It Happened To Me: I'm Disinterested in Relationship Sex

Sex is not really my thing, and it’s never really been. When I read Emily’s article acknowledging that maybe penis-in-vagina sex isn’t exactly the shit, it was like coming home. At the end of a 30-year workday where you haven’t been able to take off your shoes.<p>I don’t want to relate so hard to …

What your Facebook friends list reveals about your love life

Facebook can isolate your spouse or partner based on your network of friends. In a fascinating paper to be published next year, Facebook social scientist Lars Backstrom and Cornell University professor Jon Kleinberg reveal just how much insight can be gleaned from the structure of a network, …

15 sex tips from the bedrooms of real women

You don't need a special occasion to go all-out in the bedroom. It may seem more romantic to light her fire after a wedding or a party, but odds are …

Syria dissident proposes Assad 'safe exit'

Syria's outgoing opposition chief has published an initiative for his war-torn country that would grant President Bashar al-Assad a safe exit, and urged dissident factions to adopt his plan.<p>Moaz al-Khatib published his initiative on Facebook on Thursday, as the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) he …

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Industry to seek ban on spruiking of odds in games

Sportingbet chief executive Michael Sullivan said the proposal, if adopted, would mean no interruption by bookies during sports broadcasts.<p>''It's …

What a man's shape says about him

ARE you a nacho, a brick, a pear or a snowball?

Self-awareness

Mystery Shopping with HS Brands International

Mystery Shopping Behind the Scenes at Measure CP

Video mystery shopping by YOUR CUSTOMER'S EXPERIENCE

Video mystery shopping by YOUR CUSTOMER'S EXPERIENCE

Mystery Shopping

Redefine Business Research With Mystery Shopping

Retail industry has recorded remarkable technological advances and market shifts in the past trends. Business owners in this industry are making full …

eCommerce

Mystery Shopping: Three Ways to Make Your Program Better Today

Mystery Shopping is about more than just performance measurement. It is about getting fast and fresh insights about business to drive customer …

Customer Experience