A Cheap, Colourful Solar-Powered Watch That Requires No Maintenance

Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 11.48.35Q&Q (a company founded almost 40 years ago as part of Citizen) has finally made its once Japan-only SolarSmile watches available internationally. So for just $40 (£24.04)—with free shipping—you can get a simple timepiece that never needs winding, charging, or a new battery. All that’s required of you is to set the time, and decide […]

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Handsome Paper Notebooks Come With Digital Backup

Mod is a line of notebooks that "syncs to the cloud."

Paper is awesome. So is digital. We shouldn’t have to choose between them in a zero-sum game, right? That’s why the popular sketching app Paper now lets you output your digital drawings into physical books. Now a brand called Mod is offering the same product in reverse: handsome physical notebooks that "sync" to a digital app and web service. All hail the flip-flop!

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Geeky temporary tatts: TATTONOMY

Harry sez, "Tattoos are the best form of self expression, but let’s face it, some of us don’t want to get something permanent on our skin that we might regret for the rest of our lives.

    



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Thank God Emails Don’t Happen Out Loud in Real Life

Screenshot_14You probably know a few people who use email in a way that drives you stark raving mad. But just be glad those annoying habits are relegated to the digital world. Because translated into real life, our email quirks are downright unbearable—and absolutely hilarious. It may just be an ad for an email management app, but […]

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11 Secrets of Highly Persuasive Speakers

A highly persuasive speaker targets to steer the audience to accomplish an explicit action or convert the audience to adopt…

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Smartest Teacher Ever Threatens Unruly Pupils with Game of Thrones Spoilers

joffrey baratheonIn my day, if you misbehaved in school it was an hour in the thumbscrews or lunchtime on the rack. These days, teachers dishing out the discipline have to be a bit more creative. One French maths teacher knew exactly how to hit disruptive students where it hurt — with Game of Thrones spoilers. The […]

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No is a subset of yes?

No is a subset of yes?

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10 Wrong Ways Your Company Is Measuring Productivity

Does your company know who gets the work done? I mean, really does the work. Not talks about it. Brags about it. Or in some cases, even lies about it. I am talking about actually delivering tangible results. How does your company measure productivity? Productivity: You’re Measuring It Wrong In the hasty pursuit of goals, […]

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