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September 2015

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brain Works

By In5D on June 1, 2015 in Health<p>by Belle Beth Cooper, BufferApp<p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains …

By the end of the year, people living anywhere in the world will be able to become ‘digital citizens’ without entering the physical country. But what does this mean? <b>Nabeelah Shabbir</b> reports<p>When Cathy Wang was stuck in Dubai without her Estonian ID card reader last summer, she tweeted a plea to …

Use Legos in Creative Ways For Practical Household Solutions

Remember those colorful plastic blocks that nestled into each other with a satisfying click? Maybe you even have a pail of them still hanging around? …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

How Not to Fall Into a Productivity Hole

Let me just start by saying, I’m not what you would consider a morning person. I’m not a terrible dragon by any means. But, with three kids, the dog, …

Productivity

175 DIY gifts you can make instead of shopping on Black Friday

If the idea of fighting your way through Best Buy is giving you a headache, opt for something a little craftier.<p>There's no need to elbow your way …

Killer Sites For Free Online Business Courses

Killer sites for free online business courses. As tuition costs rise, qualified graduates look for alternatives to earning a traditional bachelors …

8 Overused Cliches Employers Are Sick Of Seeing in Resumes

Want to land an interview? First your resume has to get read. To make sure yours stands out from the pack, avoid these overused words and phrases.

Résumés

The lazy person's guide to personal branding

You have a personal brand, whether you like it or not.<p>Thanks to the Internet, everyone can present a shiny, online version of themselves as a quick …

7 Vedic Practices of Highly Successful People

Vedic practices are mindfulness techniques based on ancient writings, the Vedas, which delve into the depths of spirit and self. But Vedic practices …

You're Being Watched Online: How to Avoid Being Tracked & Followed

News briefs bombard television sets and computer screens around the globe, with cases of government whistleblowers, spying, cell phone hacking, …

20 Airport Hacks To Make Every Traveler's Life Easier

Let me just start by saying, I’m not what you would consider a morning person. I’m not a terrible dragon by any means. But, with three kids, the dog, …

Productivity

10 Underrated Things Productive People Do Differently

Are you ready to be a productive powerhouse of a person? Really? No. You’re probably not ready. Go on back to that average life, with the occasional …

13 freaky plants that will make you scared to go outside

Nature is terrifying. Spiders, earthquakes, bears, hurricanes, and sharks all provide ample fodder for our nightmares.<p>But botanical life rarely gets …

Pass or Fail: 14 Money-Saving Tips Get Tested

Want to see which household hacks actually work? This video tries to debunk popular money-saving tips with a heavy dose of humor.

Stay Resilient: 4 Ways we Handle Life's Blows

Sometimes life throughs nothing put stones in our way. But what matters is how well we rise after falling.

5 ways to make the most of your cloud storage

Forget your hard drive — it's all about the cloud these days.<p>The popular network of servers lets people easily save and store data from their …

Delete Files that Break Through Maximum Path Length Limitation

Introduction<p>This tip shows how to delete a local file whose path exceeds the system-defined maximum length.<p>Background<p>Normally, we can use <i>File.Delete</i> …

15 Life Changing Quotes from T. Harv Eker: "The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind"

When I was given a copy of <i>Secrets of the Millionaire Mind</i> several years ago, I didn’t realize I was getting a book that was about so much more than …

10 Fascinating Idioms From Around the World

Idioms, specific to each language, give us a glimpse into the similarities between disparate cultures.<p>These unique expressions vary across the globe, …

7 Networking Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Networking is an essential skill to help you achieve success. Use these 7 networking tips to make the most of your career and meet the right people!

Samsung Galaxy Phones Have a Hidden Test Menu

There's a cool feature on the Samsung Galaxy smartphone that will render your user's manual useless.<p>A hidden menu, which you can access by dialing a …

List vs IEnumerable vs IQueryable vs ICollection vs IDictionary

This article is one of the first sources (with complete and clear comparision) about data structure, Array, ArrayList, List, IList, ICollection, …

10 Essential Tips to Improve Your Hitchhiking Game - Vagabondish

I’ve hitchhiked in the US, Japan, Thailand, and New Zealand. Inevitably, there will always be that awkward encounter at rest stops and random …

Second leaker in US intelligence, says Glenn Greenwald

The investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald has found a second leaker inside the US intelligence agencies, according to a new documentary about Edward Snowden that premiered in New York on Friday night.<p>Towards the end of filmmaker Laura Poitras’s portrait of Snowden – titled Citizenfour, the label …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

Documentaries are often more powerful than other types of films simply because they show the sides of life that many people would not be able to …