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The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Last fall, Pinterest launched a feature called "Place Pins," which allows users to map out businesses or locations they want to visit in the future. In the eight months since the feature was launched, more than 1 billion travel locations have been pinned.<p>And according to Place Pins data, more than …

4 Speech Habits That Are Undermining Your Job Chances

It might not be what you say so much as how you say it. Your raspy voice, high-pitched laugh, and sloppy grammar could be holding you back.<p>You can have your interview materials rehearsed and ready to blow them away, but it’s the sound of your voice that could be holding you back.<p>Try recording …

The 24 Words That Are Most Known To Only Men Or Women

As it turns out, there's some truth to the stereotypes, according to data analysis from the Center for Reading Research, which we saw on /r/linguistics.<p>Center director Mark Brysbaert looked at the first 500,000 results of the Ghent University's online vocabulary test, focusing on differences in …

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One Of Life’s Mysteries Revealed With This GoPro-In-A-Dishwasher Video

Say what you will about the rise of increasingly-portable technology and the over-proliferation of images that document the most mundane of life events that occurs when every joker on the street has a quality digital camera in their pocket and receives a quick dopamine hit when someone “likes” …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

An oral history of the last 20 years of gaming, as told by PlayStation's Shuhei Yoshida

The three weeks out of every month that Shuhei Yoshida's in Japan, he has the same routine every day. He wakes up, opens a tablet, and gets back to work on PlayStation consumer feedback via his favorite interaction tool: Twitter. The man who heads Sony's PlayStation group is incredibly, perhaps …

Despite A Low Stake In Box, Aaron Levie Has A High Influence

Box CEO Aaron Levie made enterprise startups sexy again, though this week’s Box IPO announcement revealed that Levie only owns 5.7% percent of the company. (Levie sold off stock to raise the money he needed to punch through the enterprise space).<p>But 28-year-old Levie, who has been credited with …

What To Know Before You Buy A Sectional

<i>Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Even though sectionals are a family-friendly alternative to the traditional sofa and love seat, they’re one of the more polarizing elements in room design. People either love them or hate them. Add to that the available configurations and myriad …

Kandu Teaches Kids How To Make iPad Apps, No Coding Required

Whenever a challenge lies before you, and you feel like you can’t go on any further, I implore you to remember this article, and this startup, and realize that you, in fact, “Kandu” whatever you set your mind to.<p>Kandu, the latest venture out of betaworks, founded by David Bennahum and Gerry …

Interviewly Puts All The Best Reddit AMAs In One Easy To Read Place

A number of notable people have invited the masses on Reddit to ask them any question they want, or “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” — from President Barack Obama, to Bill Gates, to Madonna, to Al Gore, and many others. But the free-for-all nature that makes Reddit AMAs so fascinating is not the most …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

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Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey suggests you create a daily 'Do and Don't List'. This is his.

Square co-founder and Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey made an appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event where he spoke about acceptance and motivation in how you build a team and company. You can’t do something without a common share or purpose — you will wobble and not do anything that is …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

The Wisdom of 7 Famous Movie Hipsters

<b>Rebel Without a Cause (1955):</b> "If I had one day when I didn't have to be all confused and I didn't have to feel that I was ashamed of everything. If I felt that I belonged someplace. You know?"<p><b>Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961):</b> "I'm like Cat here, a no-name slob. We belong to nobody and nobody belongs …

Grammar in English Definition and Examples

Grammar is:<p>the systematic study and description of a language. (Compare with usage.)<br>• a set of rules and examples dealing with the syntax and word …

Grammarly Checks Your Spelling and Grammar As You Type in Your Browser

Chrome/Firefox/Safari: Grammarly's webapp provides an easy way to proofread your text for writing errors, but the full features require a pro …

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

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Guardian Jobs advice on how to write a CV | Guardian Jobs

A recruiter will typically take just five to seven seconds to read your CV and decide whether you are a worthy candidate. This means your CV needs to shout “hire me” from start to finish, because busy recruiters don’t have time to search out your hidden potential.<p>Here’s how to perfect each section …

‘Because’ has become a preposition, because grammar

If the title of this post made perfect sense to you, then you’re way ahead of me. But just in case, we’d best recap. Neal Whitman wrote a good …

How to Use Who and Whom Correctly

Let's face it, <b>whom</b> is a problem word. Nobody seems to be quite sure about its proper usage. As a matter of fact, some of the rules that have dictated …

The Top 10 Grammar Mistakes to Avoid Making

Proper grammar is important, whether you write for a living or only occasionally. It's especially important if you're looking for a job or trying to …

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Definition and Examples of the Etymological Fallacy

<i>Etymological fallacy</i> is the faulty argument that the "true" or "proper" meaning of a word is its oldest or original meaning.<p>Because the meanings of …

Lessons for Beginning English Learners

01<p>of 26<p>Basic English Grammar<p>These basic English lessons provide the most important learning points for beginning level English learners. Use these 25 …

Photographer Digitally Adds Herself to Childhood Photos of Her in Double Self-Portrait Series

In the photo series “Imagine Finding Me,” photographer Chino Otsuka revisits her childhood by digitally inserting herself in old photos of her as a …

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The Ultimate Clutter-Busting Drawers

<i>Lisa Higgins, Houzz Contributor</i><p>For many years drawers knew their place in the home. They were filled with a jumble of junk in the kitchen, stocked with sweaters and shirts in the bedroom, and crammed with pens and rubber bands in the office. But designers have begun to recognize the flexibility of …

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

If you want powdery sands, soul-warming sun, and crystal clear waters, the Caribbean provides thousands of beaches to choose between. Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, …

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