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Want to Build Fantastic Products? These Are the 5 Metrics You Should Start Using Now

Every company is in the business of well-being. Here's how product leaders can cultivate it.<p>Product leaders are often referred to as the "CEO of products" in modern technology companies.<p>So does that mean should they be held to the same standards as CEOs?<p>In short, yes--and these days, CEOs are being …

Do You Know These Nine Varieties of Positive Emotion?

Psychologists used to think of “positive emotion” in a very simple way: Happiness sits at the opposite end of a continuum from unhappiness. Being on …

Are you a ‘home wrestler’ or a ‘home warrior’? Take Sarah Beeny’s home happiness test

Take Sarah's test to see how much you love your home and what you could do to it to make you happier!<p>We’re all got something about our homes we’d …

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be

We all want to be more productive. Here are three ways you can set yourself up for success.<p>We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs …

Meet the Sinister, Brabus-Tuned Mercedes-AMG GT S

Brabus, the northern German tuner, just might be one of the busiest companies at the Frankfurt show. The firm not only will bring examples of its hotted-up Jaguars and a Land Rover Defender—while it’s most known for its work on Mercedes models, Brabus fiddles with JLR products, too—but also plans …

Aston Martin is developing a plug-in hybrid and an electric vehicle

If you've ever wanted to feel like a more eco-friendly Bond behind the wheel, then Aston Martin is about to make your dreams come true. The automaker has revealed at the New York Auto Show that it's working on both a plug-in and an electric vehicle. That plug-in is none other than the DBX crossover …

Apple Watch? While Google Eyes Android Wear iOS Compatibility, Moto 360 Enjoys A Price Cut

All the buzz may be circulating around Apple’s new bauble but while the company is racking up orders and lead times slip out to June, Google and the Android army seem to be retrenching and repositioning in an effort to entice consumers currently on their platforms to consider a smart time piece. …

Why 0.5-Liter Cylinders Will Soon Dominate Automotive-Engine Design – Feature

From the February 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>A decade or so ago, a team of German university scientists settled on 500 cubic centimeters as the ideal per-cylinder displacement for internal-combustion engines. A 500-cc cylinder with a stroke length larger than its bore diameter, these forgotten …

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I'm an Anonymous hacker in prison, and I am not a crook. I'm an activist | Jeremy Hammond

We may have hacked Sony back in the day, but we are still a social justice movement, from economic inequality to police brutality. Hacktivism is still the future<p>Here in prison, I am asked a lot about hacking and especially about Anonymous, because of course there is interest in new technologies …

The London Sessions

<b>The London Sessions</b> isn’t actually Mary J. Blige’s first album this year. That would be the soundtrack to <i>Think Like a Man Too</i>—a commercial …

Mary J. Blige

​Sony's waterproof SmartWatch 3 is on sale now for $250

Maybe third time's the charm. Sony's first Android Wear device is smartwatch number three, and it's gone on sale today, priced at $250. There's no circular screen, but there <i>is</i> a healthy dose of IP68 waterproofing and a built-in GPS. Features like this could make the SmartWatch 3 arguably the most …

Detailed, handmade gamer soaps

Chrystal "Digital Soaps" Doucette makes soap in the form of detailed replicas of gaming gear and tropes: Minecraft creepers, NES cartridges, N64 …

Pixelmator for iPad is an Elegant Rendition of the Desktop App

Pixelmator has long been a favorite among artists and photographers seeking an alternative to the subscription-based Adobe Photoshop. The company’s appearance onstage at Apple’s most recent event, to introduce its eagerly awaited iPad app, has certainly given Pixelmator’s profile a boost.<p>Now that …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

Five Amazing Gifts For Smartphone Photographers

With the holiday season now upon us, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite smartphone accessories aimed photography enthusiasts.<p>All of these would make great gifts for the smartphone photographer looking to get a little bit extra out of their photography.<p>Presented in no particular …

Is It Possible to Make Homemade Yogurt as Good as White Moustache's?

White Moustache produces some of the best small-batch yogurt you can find. But can you replicate the product at home?<p>It’s true, New Yorkers are crazy. We’ll pay $6 for a White Moustache yogurt—that is, if we can make it to one of the two dozen places that receive a tiny allotment each week. But you …

10 of the Best Android Apps from November 2014

November sure was a busy month for new apps and notable updates; from photo recognition, to launchers, to Biz Stone’s new app for sharing random thoughts.<p>Here are 10 of the essential new apps and updates that you should know about from November.<p>Yummly<p>If you’re an Android owning foodie, there’s a …

A Clean House With LESS Time Cleaning

Keep things clean without doing too much extra work.<p><b>1. Use your bath towels more than once.</b><br>Think about it: You use a towel after taking a shower, so it's not that dirty after one use. Provided you always hang it up and let it dry between uses, you can re-use a towel two or three times before you …