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Halfway to Iron Man: Hands On With the Myo Motion Control Armband

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Myo from Thalmic Labs is one of those smart and deceptively simple-looking inventions that has the potential to change the way we work and live

It’s as easy to put on as a traditional armband, but is packed full of technology that lets it track both your hand movements and arm motions, then lets you use those gestures to control virtually anything on your desktop, laptop or smartphone. It’s a lot like Iron Man Tony Stark’s gesture-controlled holo-computer, but without the super-cool…

12 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Resume Easier to Review

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10 Ways to Keep Your Smelly Shoes Fresh as a Summer Breeze

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There are many great qualities of summer — people smells are not one of them.

We’ve all experienced the pungent, gag-inducing stench of a fresh foot after a hot day of activities. As the dank shoe comes off, the sharp aroma slaps everyone within a 30-foot radius right in the face, killing relationships, appetites and brain cells in the process.

But it doesn’t have to be this way! You can stop your stanky foot problem and…

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5 Tips for Seasoned Employees on Making the Jump to the C-Suite

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There is no shortage of advice on how to find a job, how to prepare for an interview or how to negotiate a salary. While these are all crucial steps in building a career, there seems to be a lack of guidance for seasoned, established employees attempting to make the leap from middle management to the executive level

At my company Grace Blue, I’ve spent my career working closely with top leaders in the communications space. They are often brilliant and charismatic, but always ambitious,…

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Trailer Has Arrived — And It’s Awesome

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SAN DIEGO — Rick and Co. are a little worse for wear in the new trailer for Season 5 of AMC’s The Walking Dead.

We last left the gang in the hands of total creepers Terminus, but in the trailer for the upcoming season, screened first at Comic-Con, our good guys seem to be making some progress in convincing Terminus not to, well, terminate them. Specifically, the gang’s case is that if they can make it to Washington, D.C., they can save the world

Obama Will Attend UN Climate Summit in New York

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President Obama will attend the high-level climate change “summit” that the United Nations plans to hold in New York on September 23, the White House said on Friday. The summit falls during the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting as well as the yearly Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York, which both attract world leaders.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will lead the summit, which aims to build momentum toward a new global climate treaty when negotiators meet a year later in…

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Lifestyles of the Awkward and Famous: 18 GIFs of Celebrities Being Weird

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It seems nothing can touch the royalty that is celebrities. Except GIFs.

While glossy, star-studded magazine tabloids can only reveal the celebrity lifestyle in a still snapshot, the Internet’s favorite medium can capture (and recapture) every awkward moment in recorded history. Especially all the weird moments many celebrities would much rather forget.

Sure, celebrities out of their element reassures the idea that they’re just like us. But…

Sad Batman Is Back in Director’s Batffleck Close-Up

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Up until now, we’ve only had a full body shot of “sad Batman” to kick around the Internet, but Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zach Snyder gives us our first up-close glimpse of actor Ben Affleck in the Batman cowl on Thursday.

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The image, dropped on Twitter to commemorate Batman’s 75th anniversary and Comic-Con’s kickoff in San Diego, shows a stubbled, grim-faced Affleck. He’s shot against a mostly black…

10 Apps That Will Help You Sleep Better

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We’ve all heard it before — the general rule of thumb is that a good night’s sleep consists of about seven to eight hours. But with late-night work, stress or Netflix binges, achieving the perfect amount of shut-eye can be difficult

From guided meditations to nature sound playlists, there are a handful of apps out there to help you get the sleep you need and want. You probably already sleep next to your smartphone, so why not take advantage of what these apps have to offer?

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The Difference Between New York City Animals and Animals Everywhere Else

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It’s no secret that New York City’s wildlife is a bit, well, different.

Maybe it’s the water, the constant struggle to survive or the way they only eat garbage and never sleep. Who can say? But something is making the Big Apple’s wildlife tougher than their counterparts that live elsewhere.

The small differences in Manhattan’s native pigeons, squirrels and other animals are easy to miss if you aren’t paying attention, but trust us — they’re…