Great bosses share similar traits -- they're clear communicators, good listeners and confident decision makers, for instance -- but as many of us can attest, each bad (or just difficult-to-work-with) boss is bad in his own way. Nonetheless, some boss personality types are so recognizable that they'v...
There's nothing quite like the feeling of pure, ice-cold hydration. Some of us get our water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of roughly $100 billion a year.   At that steep a price tag, you might assume buying the bottled stuff would be worth ...
antarctica larsen c ice shelf rift nov 2016 john sonntag nasa gsfc (A 300-foot-wide rift in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, as seen in November 2016.John Sonntag/IceBridge/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)  A crack in Larsen C, one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves, could shed a block o...
  According to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Netflix’s biggest competitor is the human need to close your eyes for a third of the day. Photograph: Alamy Stock PhotoWhen you’re a globe-spanning technology firm, you need to keep a paranoid eye on the competition. But sometimes it can be hard to ...
Microsoft hasn’t launched a new Windows phone for more than a year now. As Windows Phone market share has shrunk below 1 percent, Microsoft has been busy gutting its phone business and restructuring. That’s resulted in $7.6 billion being written off from the Nokia phone business a...
The annual Mobile World Congress trade show is less than a week away, which means we’re about to be introduced to some of the most exciting new smartphones that will be released this year. Well, perhaps “introduced” isn’t the best choice of words, since a long string of leaks has already rev...
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This post was sponsored by Eversign. Signing paper contracts. Who needs it? We have self-driving cars, augmented and virtual reality for Pete’s sake. Why are we still printing contracts, filling out blanks by hand, and scanning every page so you can email them… or god forbid, fax them back?...
If you’re an entrepreneur, you will likely experience several challenges while creating your vision. The challenge with these setbacks is the way we react to them. It’s a real blow after years of work to find that the first draft of your novel has a huge plot hole in it, discovering your busines...
Another branch has appeared in a huge crack on one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves, and scientists fear it’s only a matter of time before a huge chunk — potentially containing up to 2,000 square miles of ice — breaks away. If this happens, the ice shelf may become increasingly ...
A Canadian tourist in New Zealand suffered a swollen penis and chest pain after he went for a nude swim and nap and was apparently bitten by a katipo spider. The 22-year-old "woke to find his penis swollen and painful with a red mark on the shaft suggestive of a bite. He rapidly developed generalize...
Emotion regulation can be yours with this new, research-based approach. Every time you “lose it,” whether by becoming overwhelmed by anger, laughter, or anxiety, your happiness and your relationships stand to suffer. It’s okay for toddlers to become instantly enraged when a...
This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the distribution of dark matter in the center of the giant galaxy cluster Abell 1689. Concentrations of dark matter, detected through their gravitational effect, are show in lighter shades of blue. NASA From the discovery of gravitational wa...
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE Because companies will soon be able to recognize your face. As you may already be aware, we know a lot about you. Yes, you! We know whether you clicked here from Facebook or if you came via our home page. We will know how long you spend reading this article and what you click to ...
How to check if a photo shared on social media has been digitally altered What is it: A tool that analyses digital images, showing the areas where they could have been altered Cost: Free for a basic report for images in JPEG and PNG format. A Lab version with additional features is availab...
What do you remember learning at school? Algebra? Shakespeare? Chemistry? Baseball? Chances are, your teachers taught you all sorts of useless stuff, without including any actual life skills. But don’t despair – there’s still plenty of time to learn. So, what exactly are li...
I go offline from 8pm - 8am every day. This means that I disconnect from email, social media, and internet for 12 consecutive hours each day. This habit initially started with avoiding email first thing in the morning and last thing before bed, based on advice from from Tim Ferriss in the The 4-Hour...
Have you noticed how posting on social media sites can be addictive? Like any drug, it starts off seeming like something fun and harmless. You post a few images of yourself on the beach, and suddenly dozens of your friends have liked or shared them. Feels good, doesn’t it? However, in time, we can...
Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?Chances are we’ll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years. In 1880 the average American male was 5’7’’. Today, he’s 5’10’’. We may also merge with machines that can enhance...
“Yes, but, it wasn’t my fault….” “Yes, but, I didn’t know….” “Yes, but, they said….” That’s what Julie’s manager heard whenever he gave the new junior software engineer feedback. Whenever he would suggest a way she might improve her work, she’d respond with a “yes, but...
Every online merchant has this one burning question: How do I drive more traffic to my site? Because as we all know, the more traffic we have, the more sales converting opportunities we have. Driving traffic smartly, through the right channels, can mean getting 500% on your ROIs. In the coming week...
Do mobile phones increase the risk of cancer? An Italian court has ruled that heavy cellphone usage caused a man’s benign tumour, but there is still no convincing evidence that mobile phones increase the risk of cancer. The man, Robert Romeo, says he spoke on a mobile phone for around 3 hours...
The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1 Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something else? Let’s say, study a new language? Or pick up a skill? Below are 10 best websites other than social media that can make you smarter and la...
Sometimes, even on my best days, I just need a little encouragement at work. Other times, I could use a big kick in the butt to get stuff done. With that said, I can't always rely on a co-worker or my boss to hold me accountable and be my cheerleader. Luckily, I can get plenty of inspiration an...
  Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the world is “moving closer to nuclear annihilation.” Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear ...
The result of the collaboration between FoxNext Games and Jam City, Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, is a hilarious match-3 genre game featuring characters and humor fans have grown to love since the beginning of the series. ...

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