Matt Bender

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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

This Modified Giulia Sprint Is the Singer Porsche of Alfa Romeos

I think I have a new dream car.<p>Singer is one of the most incredible restoration shops in the world, but unfortunately, it only works on Porsche 911s. If you've ever wondered what Singer's work would be like on an Alfa Romeo, it might be a lot like this, the Alfaholics GTA-R 290. This might very …

Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths - Scientific American

<b>Introduction</b><br>Stranger Than Fiction <i><br>by Hannah Schmidt</i><p><b>Section 1: The Animal Kingdom</b><p>1.1 Chocolate Is Poisonous to Dogs <i><br>by Alison Snyder</i><p>1.2 Komodo Dragons …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Human impact has created a 'plastic planet': Anthropocene study into lasting effects of plastic on land and oceans

Anthropocene study into lasting effects of plastic on land and oceans<p>Planet Earth's oceans and lands will be buried by increasing layers of plastic …

Docastaway

Feel like disconnecting, leaving everything behind, escaping hectic city life and reconnecting with nature. Docastaway offers unique desert island …

'Random Darknet Shopper' bot that bought ecstasy online is going on another spending spree

A laptop running a bot that makes automated purchases from the ‘darknet’ has just made its first since being released by the police for buying ecstasy online.<p>The laptop/bot combo are part of an art installation looking to explore the deep Web and all its previous purchases – with the exception of …

Rapping science teacher in Marin County wins $25,000 teaching prize

Rapping (yes, rapping) San Marin High science teacher Nick Williams is one of just 40 educators in the country to be honored with the 2015 "Oscar for teachers."<p>Three million teachers in 100,000 schools are surveyed nation-wide for eligibility for the Milken Educator Award. The award comes with a …

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring: The Tiny's Crossover's Hi-Po Encore

Besides being just the friendliest four-wheeled potato-shaped thing, Buick’s tiny Encore has generated healthy sales numbers while also garnering an unexpectedly nice reception here at <i>Car and Driver</i>. That said, none of its accolades have to do with pavement-melting lateral grip or an ability to …

Flat Sex: Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer

Singer Vehicle Design turns old Porsches into six-figure dreams. The reality is almost too good for words.<p>The 49-year-old behind Singer Vehicle Design is a funny, self-effacing Englishman named Rob Dickinson. He is a genuinely nice guy who lives in Los Angeles. He named his company Singer partly …

A Better Way to Dispense Butter, Whether at the Stove or the Table

The Butter Boss is like Chapstick for the chapped lips that are your toast or frying pan<p>You know when you see a new product design and think "Wow …

How to solve the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that stumped parents and teachers

I set this maths puzzle yesterday. Now for the solution. It wasn’t pretty, folks, but we got there in the end<p>The challenge was to fill in the above snake with the digits 1 to 9, using each digit only once. The colon “:” means divide, and you must follow the standard order of operations, meaning …

2015 Kia K900 V-8 Long-Term Update 9

Cross-Shopping FWD, V-6 Luxury Cars<p>There are certain bridges a $66,400 Kia simply cannot cross, no matter how good the car might be. The automaker will never get widespread K900 purchase consideration from BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class buyers, but that’s not necessarily the case for Acura …

The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there anything laser can't do?<p>From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently no end to the list of applications for laser.<p>Swiss physicist Jean-Pierre Wolf is working on yet …

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The Last Oil Filter You’ll Ever Have To Buy

The Hubb Lifetime Oil Filter solves a problem as old as automobiles themselves, and it’ll save you money, too.<p>Strapped to the bottom of your car like a colostomy bag full of dinosaur goo, oil filters are disgusting. Worse? They’re biohazards. Because they’re disposable, Americans go through …

Design the Obsessive Car Disorder t

Make Us A Killer Tee And We'll Send You To Race School<p>If you love cars, The Internet and sweet t-shirts, congratulations; you're probably a young person that I could hang out with. If those things apply to you and you're also a regular <i>Autoblog</i> reader, I'd be willing to bet a substantial portion of …

Build a Cordless Drill Powered Go-Kart

Build a go-kart powered by twin cordless drills that make it steer like a tank.<p>Educator and <i>Make:</i> author Gever Tulley helps kids build their own drill-powered go-karts at his Tinkering School in Montara, Calif., using small welded frames, bike parts, and cheap corded drills. We asked him to build a …

How To Hijack Your Car’s Infotainment System

Make your car smarter<p>As most drivers know, “infotainment” generally means “in-dash navigation system with limited function and old maps.” Soup up your car’s outdated software with an upgrade module and a powerful computer you already own--your smartphone.<p><b>WARNING:</b> Disconnect the car battery before …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs are one of the most toxic species on Earth. So who would have thought these tiny, brilliantly colored amphibians could help save lives? Konrad Rykaczewski, that's who.<p>Rykaczewski, an assistant professor of engineering at Arizona State University, was inspired by the bad-ass dart …

Land Rover Defender Icarus

Land Rover Defender Icarus is the ultimate camper conversion built by South African company Alu-Cab. Jeremy Bergh and his team at Alu-Cab wanted to …

Car Salesman Confidential: Some Of My Brethren Secretly Hate You

The other day I was sitting around talking with a friend in the car business, an older gentleman who has been in finance and insurance (F&I) since the invention of the automobile (I think he may actually have been in the horse & carriage business before that), and completely out of the blue he …

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Here's Your Job Offer - Take It Or Leave It!

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan and I found you just at the right time, during my job hunt! I was so excited last week and now I’m not sure what to do. I’ve been interviewing with two companies but one of them has kind of gone silent.<p>I had an interview and got a follow-up call with some questions for me, …

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has been discovered to contain the entire mummified body of a monk, folded into the same position.<p>The Buddha, exhibited at the Drents Museum in …

This is the greatest car t-shirt ever made

It's called "Unicorn" and it checks every enthusiast box there is.<p>As of press time, there's still one day left to order the latest Blipshift tee before it goes away forever. And seriously, you need this one in your shirt drawer.<p>It's called "Unicorn" in honor of the elusive perfect vehicle. The …

Myers-Briggs Personality Type Infographic Provides Valuable Career Advice and Income Data

Being familiar with your Myers-Briggs personality type can provide valuable insight into what type of job might be best suited for you. The Career Assessment Site put together a socioeconomic infographic that highlights the test's personality traits, their average household income, and more.<p>There …

Behind the scenes of Otherlab & its soft robots, exoskeletons & intestine tanks

In the 1890s, a former gold miner and inventor set up shop in a building on 19th Street in San Francisco to manufacture a next-generation ultra …

This Is The Most Brilliantly Simple Idea To Spur Economic Growth Aired At Davos So Far

But Sir Christopher Pissarides, a Nobel laureate economist at the London School of Economics (who taught Thomas Piketty as a student!) told Business Insider about a wonderfully simple idea that creates or sustains three jobs for each single job subsidised by government spending.<p>Conservatives ought …