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This Start-Up Wants to Disable Your Phone—But Only For a Few Hours

We all love technology here. It keeps us connected. It allows us to share our experiences. It’s really, truly remarkable. But sometimes it seems we’re missing out on living in the moment for the “I’m totally gonna Instagram this later” photo or the “I hope you’re jealous of this fun time I’m having” Facebook post. [...]

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This Nifty Bike Gadget Will Change the Way You Ride

There’s something absolutely fantastic about adding a high-tech gadget to an old school machine like a bike. That’s why I’m in love with this KickStarter for a product called Veloloop. If you’re a regular biker, you’ll want in on this. See, the problem with riding your bike around town is that stoplights generally don’t sense [...]

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How to Write in Kaomojis

Some people say that all our technological advances have actually limited communication among us. I disagree! There are more ways to communicate and express yourself than ever before. First, there was the phone. (Talking, ew. Boring.) Then there were e-mails and text messages. Then, emoticons, gifs, and emojis. Now, there are kaomojis. If you’re not [...]

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Sticky Notes For The Digital Age

Meetings. We all have them. Some are great…others are abhorrent. But the good ones feel productive and collaborative, and they usually end up with tons of ideas being shared, talked about, and written down. But what happens after that? Usually, a few more meetings about the same stuff, because no one can remember what was [...]

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This Gadget Calms Your Mind in Three Minutes a Day

There are plenty of apps that promise to improve your mental and cognitive abilities. The problem is, using them consistently in order to get the most out of them can be, well, mentally taxing. But a new gadget called Muse is different, and it aims to help teach your brain how to manage stress in [...]

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Get the Scoop, the Shot, and the $$$

If you work in marketing, you know the stock photography databases you have to work with; they’re probably bookmarked on your browser right now. But there’s a problem with those stock photos…everyone’s seen them. If you’re a news publisher, you know that your hired photographers can’t be everywhere, all the time…and sometimes they miss the [...]

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How To Make An App In Minutes

It’s hard to imagine any successful business that doesn’t have an online presence, and it’s even harder to imagine one that doesn’t allow its products to be sold online. But more and more, it’s not just about a website—it’s all about the app. Luckily, there’s a pretty cool solution if you’re thinking an app for [...]

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Could This Help You Get A Good Night’s Sleep?

We spend a third of our lives asleep, and if those hours of sleep every night aren’t restful, the other two thirds of your life is pretty much screwed. So let me ask you: if a sleeping cap could guarantee you more restful sleep, would you wear it? The creators of the Sleep Shepherd, currently [...]

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If You Have NetFlix, You’ll Want to See This

More than I love useful online services and clever puns, I love Netflix movie marathons. So you can imagine my delight when I stumbled upon A Better Queue. It’s a simple concept brought to live with intuitive controls. Instead of having to rely on Netflix’s rudimentary recommendation and rating system, this website gives you all [...]

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The Erli Bird…Gets to Beta Test?

If you love being on the cutting edge of technological innovations, I’ve got the one website you have to know about right this second. It’s called Erli Bird, and it’s for early adopters and those who want to know what’s new and what’s coming out soon—before anyone else. Everyone can access the upcoming projects featured [...]

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