Four Healthy Habits You’ll Kick Yourself For Ignoring Now

We all know our health is important, but we often neglect some of the little stuff that comes back to bite us later. Here are four of the simplest and cheapest things you can do now to make...

Find A Quick Exercise Routine You Can Actually Stick To This Weekend

Exercise: most of us hate it and wish we did it more often. The key? Finding a routine that doesn’t take too long but also doesn’t try to pack two hours of work into four...

OpenSignal Finds The Best Mobile Data And Wi-Fi Connections On iOS

iOS: OpenSignal is a do-it-all toolkit for improving your mobile data and Wi-Fi connectivity. Previously only available for Android, iPhone users can now use this handy utility for maximizing...

Conservation of energy in conversation

If you escalate (cut off in traffic, angry at the gate agent, frustrated at your boss), you've just added (negative) energy to a conversation. If you escalate (high-pitched enthusiasm, a hug,…

First, do no harm–three rules for public interfaces

When we think of design, we usually imagine things that are chosen because they are designed. Vases or comic books or architecture... It turns out, though, that most of what we make or design is…

Pitch your tent where it’s dry

Silly question: Does it snow in Utah because that's where they built the ski areas? Of course not. It's obvious that you find the snow and then you build the ski runs. Years ago, a friend was…

Important, not very good, could get a lot better

A recipe for personal and brand triage... We invest our time in hopes of a return, prioritizing the important, but sometimes, we waste it on the urgent instead. What's worth focusing on improving?…

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Why You Should Run — Not Walk — In The Rain

Soundslice Syncs Guitar Tabs With Video To Help You Learn To Play By Example

YouTube has made learning a new instrument a lot easier, as many people have posted lessons and examples to help others. New webapp Soundslice takes that approach a step further and syncs gutiar tabs…

Why It’s Time For The Decimal Day

Australia gave up years ago on the prehistoric systems of gallons, miles and pounds. But like the rest of the world, we cling like apes to hours, minutes and seconds. What fundamental law of the…

The best way to get unstuck

Don't wait for the right answer and the golden path to present themselves. This is precisely why you're stuck. Starting without seeing the end is difficult, so we often wait until we see the end,…