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9 TED talks that will make you better with money

TED is a non-profit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has slowly evolved to include everything from global issues to academic topics. Ideas are shared via short "talks" — speeches given by experts in their …

TED Talks

Trevor Noah Has Spotted A Funny Musical Thing About Donald Trump's Speech Patterns

Trevor Noah can’t stop vibing to President Donald Trump’s words.<p>“The Daily Show” host joined Jimmy Fallon on Friday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” and revealed how he sometimes catches himself singing Trump’s catchphrases out loud.<p>Trump’s speech patterns made it sound as if “he’s doing a bad …


Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

Time-lapse Photography

NFL Nostalgia: Ranking History's Most Clutch Quarterbacks

All truly great quarterbacks are clutch. But not all clutch quarterbacks are truly great.<p>You are about to meet two types of quarterbacks on this countdown. First, there's a group of very good quarterbacks who were at their best at crunch time: in the fourth quarter, in the playoffs, off the bench …


Google Earth teams up with National Geographic to take students on voyages

Google rolled out a revamped version of Google Earth a few months back, bringing with it a new look and lots of fresh features.<p>One of the key …

Virtual Reality

Gorilla dancing like nobody's watching will make you feel pure joy

How to improve a video of a breakdancing Gorilla in a paddling pool?<p>Easy, just add "Maniac" from the <i>Flashdance</i> soundtrack.<p>You don't believe me? Just …


Police K-9 unit recruits the cutest boys to the force

Meet the newest members of Taiwan's police force.<p>These four-legged team members are just over a month old, and are new recruits to Taiwan's National …

They’re good at what they do

Ikea's cheap smart lighting will be Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatible

Coming this summer and fall<p>Ikea's low-cost TRÅDFRI smart lights first announced in Europe last year, will soon get voice control for owners of Google Home, Apple HomeKit, and Amazon Alexa devices. Expect it to arrive this summer or autumn, says Ikea's press release first spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Ikea …

Smart Homes

Woman Asks Someone To Have Sex With Her To Get Over Her Ex, And This Man’s Response Blew Her Away

When a 19 year-old girl from Sydney, Australia recently used a messenger app to announce that she was looking for somebody to sleep with her to help …


How a Pelican Survives a 40-Foot Drop Into the Ocean With No Broken Bones

Pelicans dive into the ocean all the time. They hunt by spotting fish from high in the air before zeroing in and dropping down into the water dozens …

World's Longest Single Domino Line

Domino master Hevesh5 (Lily Hevesh) and friends Berlagawesome and ShanesDominoez<br>set up 15,524 dominos to fall in a single line. It took two days to …

World Records

The Human Body Rendered as Only Blood Vessels Is Simply Amazing

Markos Kay’s body of work gets a little nervy in his CG designs of artery-and-vein humanoids.<p>Never mind society's obsession with outward appearances—what do we all <i>really</i> look like on the inside? Having always been enamored with the anatomical illustrations inside <i>Gray's Anatomy</i>, the digital artist …

Cape Town

Puffer fish courtship — This never ceases to amaze me, waaait for it

That’s what happens if you throw a magnet in copper pipe…

College professor advice

4’8 Olympic gymnast Simone Biles standing next to 7’1 Shaq

10 things I've learned from running a site on mindfulness and minimalism for a decade

Some of the things I've learned, starting with personal lessons and ending with lessons about my business:<p><b>1. Focus on intentions rather than goals</b><p>As you might know, I experimented with giving up goals after being <i>very</i> focused on goals for years. It was liberating, and it turns out, you don't just do …


This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Take the long view with a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage

Existing homeowners can lock into low interest rates – and sail through the Trump and Brexit years safe in the knowledge their mortgage will not rise – following the launch of a raft of attractive 10-year fixed-rate home loans.<p>According to data provider Moneyfacts, the number of 10-year fixed-rate …


Mariah Carey Melts Down At Times Square New Year's Eve Performance

A lack of proper lip sync tracks led pop legend Mariah Carey to effectively abandon participation in her Times Square performance that was heavily …

Mariah Carey

Inspirational quotes: Quote of the day

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …

Audrey Hepburn

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511 days: The slow collapse of discourse

Watch the unprecedented events of the 2016 Election, from Trump’s entry into the race to a shocking election night<p>The 2016 presidential race was characterized by an astonishing level of strife, disagreement and discord. Republican candidates openly demeaned and insulted one another. Supporters of …

Donald Trump

Make a Perfect Cup of Tea With This Clever DIY Gadget

If you enjoy a good cup of tea, but don’t like it too strong, this DIY gadget will make sure you never forget to take the tea bag out.<p>In this video, …


As if bears aren’t scary enough already

Amazing that as a 28yo man, this bit from Sesame Street, a show designed for children, will never cease to make me genuinely laugh.

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