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A Narcissist’s Guide to Helping Others Understand It Is All About You

Excerpted from “The Me-Driven Life: A Narcissist’s Guide to Helping Others Understand It Is All About You,” by John Barron.<p>Reprinted without permission.<p><b>Chapter 12, “Coping with Natural and Man-Made Disasters,” pp 269-277</b><p>Natural disasters and their man-made counterparts (mass shootings, terrorist …

Las Vegas Shooting

Overclocking to 7GHz with Liquid Nitrogen | Hands-On | Computex 2017

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launched with 6.4-inch display and 5,300 mAh battery

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was rumored to show up more than a month ago, but now it has finally arrived. Xiaomi unveiled the handset at a launch event in Beijing earlier today and it boasts a full metal unibody with rounded edges.<p>As the name suggests, the Mi Max 2 does things big, packing a 6.44-inch, …

Mobile Technology

T. Rowe Price Insights - Are You on Track for a Successful Retirement?

The simple act of setting aside money for retirement on a regular basis is a key step toward achieving your retirement goals. But how do you know if …

Retirement

Bangkok to ban its famous street food stalls

Roadside bowls of spicy tom yum soup might be a thing of the past in Bangkok come 2018.<p>The world’s most famous city for street food is attempting to ban all food stalls by the end of the year.<p>In what some say is an effort to emulate the sterilised sheen of Singapore, city authorities have announced …

How Can You Spot Really Good Leaders? They Do Any of These 7 Things Daily | Inc.com

Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level leadership role, perhaps a CEO, and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn't leadership caliber.<p>Your next thought may be, <i>How in the world did he (or she) make it this far up the ladder?</i><p>It's a fair question. People are promoted into leadership …

Employee Engagement

This Is the Best Music Video I've Seen in Years

After too many years on the internet,I thought nothing could surprise me any more. And then I saw this face-melting Cassius music video. My face …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

Information Systems

19 totally rational fears every New Yorker has

New York City is trying to kill you.<p>There's no doubt that New York is a special place like no other, but with that comes some unavoidable dangers …

You can buy a handgun that looks like and iPhone, and cops are worried

It might look like a bulky old-generation square iPhone to most people, police included, but the device in the image above is a weapon. One that …

The Most Effective Way to Say No Is to Say You "Don't," not You "Can't"

It’s an understatement that learning to say no is a critical life skill. It’s important both personally and professionally, and once you learn how to …

Productivity

3 critical habits of leaders people want to follow

It's an important skill that helps us engage better with new people, build new relationships, and perform to the best of our potential.<p>The first step in motivating people is to stop treating them just as employees, managers, CEOs, etc. — we're more than the titles on our business cards. Sounds …

Motivation

Big Data Analytics: Eating An Elephant

Of all the disruptive technologies we track, big data analytics is the biggest. It’s also among the haziest in terms of what it really means to supply chain. In fact, its importance seems more to reflect the assumed convergence of trends for massively increasing amounts of data and ever faster …

Big Data
Computers

Plex Launches an Official Plex for Kodi Add-On, Makes Plex Media Player Free for Everyone

Plex has just made some significant announcements including the launch of an official Plex for Kodi add-on and an update to Plex Media Player which …

Add Skyrim Special Edition to your game library for $25

If you didn’t get around to playing <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> when it came out back in 2011, the remastered Special Edition that just released in …

Delta Faces Boycott Calls Following An In-Flight Incident With A Trump Supporter

Over the summer, Delta removed a Muslim couple aboard one of its flights after a flight crew member complained to the pilot that she felt “uncomfortable” with the couple being on the plane. The couple was attempting to return to their Cincinnati home after spending their 10th anniversary in Paris …

Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …

Investing

The Surprising Character Trait That Managers Say Will Guarantee You a Promotion

It beats decisiveness and competitiveness.<p>Your career path is filled with important moments. Like when you decide to quit a job. Or when you take a …

Leadership

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

Leadership

It’s Time for Leaders to Stop Dragging Everyone to So Many Meetings

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Leadership

HTC Vive can do wireless VR with this $220 add-on

HTC is opening up pre-orders for a $220 add-on that cuts the Vive's wires and transforms it into a wireless VR headset. The peripheral that clips onto the device was made by a company called TPCAST and was designed under the Vive X program. If you'll recall, HTC launched the program to invest $100 …

Best Smartphone Data Plans for Streaming Lots of Movies and Music

We frequently compare cell phone plan rates from different carriers to help light to moderately heavy data users find the best deal. But what if …

Time Warner

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

Emotional Intelligence

Xiaomi Mi Box 4K Ultra HD Android TV Media Streamer Launches In The US For $69

Xiaomi has this week launched their new Android 4K Ultra HD media streamer throughout the US, making the Xiaomi Mi Box available to purchase from the …

Read the Full Transcript of the First Presidential Debate Between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in their first presidential debate of the general election season on Monday night. The two candidates …

Presidential Debate

Elsewhere's $50 phone frames turn videos 3D, and boy do they pop

Black plastic glasses from a tiny wife-and-husband startup hook onto an iPhone to make any movie, show or clip feel like you're watching in Imax 3D.<p>Elsewhere, a startup you've never heard of, wants to crack 3D video for phones where giants have failed.<p>A wife-and-husband team, Wendellen Li and Aza …

Virtual Reality

How the iPhone 7 compares to every other iPhone ever made

If you’ve ever watched Apple reveal a new iPhone live, you know that the company loves to compare its latest and greatest smartphone to ones it’s …

Mobile Technology

Watch: Every iPhone model ever made compared side-by-side

With smartphones becoming such an instrumental part of our lives and incremental speed increases becoming less apparent, it’s easy to get a bit jaded …

Mobile Technology