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Don’t Call People Out, Call People Forth

When you get frustrated with someone—be it a coworker, teammate, or partner—a typical reaction is to call them out. Instead of highlighting the problems in the open—and possibly embarrassing them—use it as an opportunity to be a positive influence and help. Read more...

Gawker Actress Details Years of Alleged Rape and Manipulation by Bill Cosby | io9 Did A Pope And An

Gawker Actress Details Years of Alleged Rape and Manipulation by Bill Cosby | io9 Did A Pope And An Emperor Team Up To Erase 300 Years Of History? | Jalopnik 76 Russian Soccer Fans Brawl On Highway, Shake Hands, Leave Amicably | Lifehacker Put Together a Productive Team with Jeff Bezos's "Two Pizza Rule" | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

This Video Shows the Many Ways Static Electricity Can Kill Your PC

Although it doesn't happen often, a good zap of static electricity can kill a PC, either while it's running or when you're or working on it. You've probably heard it before, but in this video, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand from DIY Tryin put the warning to the test. Read more...

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: What to Do When You Feel Like a Fraud

Everyone feels it at some point in their professional life: I'm a fraud and everyone is about to find out. It's healthy to question your own qualifications and take pause, but then you need to find a way to move forward and regain your confidence. Read more...

Generate Better Small Talk By Asking About Challenges

Small talk is hard, but if you're trying to really get someone to like you, FBI Behavioral Expert Robin Dreeke suggests that the best question to ask someone is about the challenges the faced over the week. Read more...

MPS-YouTube Is a Terminal-Based Youtube Player and Downloader

Windows/Mac/Linux: YouTube is a bloated site with a lot going on. If you really want to simplify using it, MPS-YouTube is a YouTube player that works entirely in Terminal. Read more...

Don't Trust a Web Site's Seal of Approval

Chances are you've come across "seals of approval" on web sites at some point in your web browsing life. Whether it's a Better Business Bureau seal, a Norton Secured Seal, or the TRUSTe Certified seal, they seem like a good thing to watch out for. How-To Geek points out how wrong that is. Read more...

Simplify and Find Your True Style with a 10-Item Wardrobe

It's a common conundrum: we have too many clothes and nothing to wear. Tailor your wardrobe into just 10 core pieces (plus extras), however, and you could change your life. Read more...

This CDC Tool Lists What Medicines You Need for Which Countries

For some vaccinations and other medicines, you need to take doses well before departure. This tool from the CDC prepares you for which ones you may need on an upcoming trip. Read more...

The Difference in Monthly Housing Costs Between Renters and Homeowners

It's not easy to decide if buying a home is worth it or if renting makes more financial sense. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers some food for thought. Read more...

Google just announced that it's new Fit application is now available.

Google just announced that it's new Fit application is now available. The app aims to track your activity, steps, as well as plug in to your third-party apps. In our own tests with the service, however, sync seems to be delayed at best. Show More Summary

What Happens If You Get Ripped Off Buying A Used Car On The Internet?

Some people see deals too tempting to pass up on the internet. A car in another state, the price is just right and the pictures look good. You can safely buy a used car - trusting the listing - without getting ripped off, right? Guess what the attorney is going to tell you? Read more...

Wait for Butter to Stop Foaming Before Sauteing

Here's a quick tip for knowing when butter is hot enough to saute in: wait until it stops foaming. Read more...

Make Room for Your Passion, Even If It Can't Be Your Job

Passion alone won't bring you success in the field of your choice. In fact, it's pretty unlikely that you'll find a career doing exactly what you love to do, but that's okay. All you need to do is to find room in your life for the things that make your heart sing, and your life will be in a better place, period. Read more...

Charge Your Phone in Any Situation, $11 Shower Speaker, and More Deals

Pick up the highly-rated Intocircuit Power Castle external charger, and bundle it with a variety of other chargers for extra savings. The Power Castle is the Wirecutter's pick for best external charger, so this is a real bargain. Read more...

Seek Small Changes, Not Big Ones, to Get More Responsibility at Work

Knowing how to pursue upward or lateral mobility in a company is important if you want to stay relevant and gain more experience. Ask your boss for small changes, instead of big ones, to give yourself a better shot at gaining more responsibility at work. Read more...

?What Negative Influences Have You Resolved to Ignore in Your Life?

Filling our lives with positive vibes involves getting rid of the negative. So, we want to know, what things or people do you make an effort to ignore because they kill your positive vibes? Read more...

This Website Lets You Stream Any Torrent With Just a Link

A website called Joker lets you stream torrent files from your browser without downloading the whole thing. This means everybody who downloads Game of Thrones will an even shorter wait period between the show airing and finding out where Daenerys put those dragons. Read more...

Whenever You Compare Yourself to Someone on Social Media, Set a Goal

People only post the best parts of their lives on social media, so it's easy to find ourselves making comparisons. Next time, figure out whether your feelings are telling you to get better at something, and set a goal to do so. Read more...

How to Decide If You Can Live Without a Car

Cars are a way of life in the US (and around the world). While most of us enjoy the freedom they offer, their costs can be a burden on the budget. Not everyone can live without that red mark in the ledger, but we'll help you find out if you might be a candidate. Read more...

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