Posts • 14k
Collections • 165
What are the most epic, funniest farewell emails ever sent to coworkers when leaving a company?
Answer (1 of 16): After much deliberation, I've decided to share my farewell email of many years ago... hey, most of the people back then thought it was funny (although I didn't get paid eventually). I have also deleted all names and references to the company and my ex-colleagues... DISCLAI...
A Proven Formula for Writing Your Goodbye Email
How to look smart while saying SEE YA in your goodbye email
The Cute Robot That Follows You Around the City
Piaggio, the Italian company that makes Vespa scooters, is building cargo droids for city pedestrians.
What Is the Perfect Color Worth?
Inside the mysterious art — and big business — of color forecasting.
The Lottery Hackers
Winning millions of dollars seemed as good a retirement plan as any.
A programmable and highly maneuverable robotic cat for STEM education and AI-enhanced services. By Rongzhong Li (李荣仲).
Why Cats Follow You to the Bathroom, According to Science
One of life's most pressing mysteries.
How 'King Kong' Movies Changed VFX History, Over and Over Again
From the 1933 original to the new 'Skull Island,' the big ape has left his mark.
Inventor of Hidden Bike Motor Tells '60 Minutes' How to Cheat
Istvan Varjas says pro cyclists have probably used the hard-to-detect motor for years.
This Map Reveals the Ultimate Cross-Country Train Trip Under $250
Travel across the U.S. in style.
Why So Many Stay-at-Home Dads Are Depressed
Strangers are suspicious, our friends are patronizing, and stay-at-home moms often won't let you into their club.
The Loneliness of Being a Stay-at-Home Dad
A few Atlantic readers can relate.
Being a Stay-at-Home Dad Can Make Me Feel Like a Petulant 10-Year-Old
Relying on your wife for financial support isn't emasculating, but it can be infantilizing sometimes.
Don't Let Your Husband Be a Stay-At-Home Dad
Quitting your job to be a full-time parent is an equal-opportunity risk, though fathers opting out can sometimes be worse for families.
Are stay-at-home dads losers?
Whatever happened to the traditional model of women staying home with their kids? Don't these guys feel pathetic that they don't go to work and instead put on an apron and cook the food. I mean I think dads should be involved with their kids, but they should be the ones working. Not staying at home and taking their kids to playdates and music classes!
Depression and the Stay-At-Home Dad
My new father that stays home with his son and is falling apart emotionally and looks to be depressed. Ideas and resources so his wife can help her husband.
THE SAHD LIFE
Stay-at-Home Dadding in the 'Burbs
This ingenious duvet cover trick will change your life
Inhabitat editor Yuka Yoneda shows you a cool trick that will make changing a duvet cover much easier. See the full story here: http://inhabitat.com/the-inge...
The gorgeous photos of the derelict properties you still can't afford
Nobody focuses on the housing market crisis in quite the same way real estate photographers do
This 'Gray Hat' Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point
Everything from cars to thermostats is being connected to the Internet, raising security concerns. Samy Kamkar, who once hacked MySpace, hopes exposing vulnerabilities will make these things safer.
Smart vultures never cross the Spain-Portugal border. Why?
The first rule of Vulture Club: stay out of Portugal.
Where have all the insects gone? Scientists perplexed by population decline
Entomologists across Australia are at a loss to explain why the nation's insect populations appear to be in decline.
Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines
No, we're not talking about squatting. We're talking about a way to bend over that has nearly disappeared in our culture. And it could be one reason why back pain is so common in the U.S.
Europe's PE scene in 10 charts
We dug into our 2017 Annual European PE Breakdown to showcase the key graphics highlighting what's going on in the continent's PE industry.
Private debt assets hit record high as dry powder piles up
Nearly €250bn is still waiting to be invested, according to data provider Preqin
Barbra Streisand says she successfully made two clones of her pet dog, but that they have 'different personalities'
Getty Images Barbra Streisand told Variety that she successfully made two clones of her Coton du Tulear dog, which died in 2017. She said they have different personalities. Barbra Streisand said in a new interview with Variety that she successfully made two clones of her pet dog. The singer said that two of her Coton de Tulear dogs were cloned from cells taken from the mouth and stomach of her 14-year-old dog Samantha, who died in 2017. "They have different personalities," Streisand said of the two clones, Miss Scarlet and Miss Violet. "I'm waiting for them to get older so I can see if they have her [Samantha's] brown eyes and seriousness." Instagram Embed: http://instagram.
Does the Illuminati control the world? Maybe it’s not such a mad idea | Julian Baggini
Questioning the hidden power of elites – even the Illuminati – is really quite sane, says the philosopher Julian Baggini
Milkmen return to London as millennials bid to cut plastic waste
Milkmen and milkwomen are making a comeback in London as millennials have started using glass milk bottles in a bid to cut down plastic waste. Dairies in the capital told of a "phenomenal" upsurge in interest from younger customers at the start of the year amid growing public upset over plastic waste.
Paul's Moto Guzzi Zagato
Sometimes it’s the building a custom bike that’s the most enjoyable part of the process, not just riding the finished article.... »
IAmA - I am Tim Ferriss, host of “The Tim Ferriss Show” and author of “Tribe of Mentors.” AMA!
‘No Cash’ Signs Everywhere Has Sweden Worried It’s Gone Too Far
“No cash accepted” signs are becoming an increasingly common sight in shops and eateries across Sweden as payments go digital and mobile.
Micro-influencers vs Celebrities
Against guilty pleasures: Adorno on the crimes of pop culture – Owen Hulatt
For Adorno, popular culture is not just bad art – it enslaves us to repetition and robs us of our aesthetic freedom
50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s
Three future-apes — Cornelius (Roddy McDowall), Zira (Kim Hunter), and Dr. Milo (Sal Mineo) — fly back through the same time-warp that brought astronauts to their Earth in the first Pl
Ways in Which Machines Learn – Hacker Noon
Originally published in Andreessen Horowitz’s AI Playbook.
Shareaholic: Search overtook social for referral traffic in 2017 as Google passed Facebook
Google passed Facebook as the top referral traffic driver in 2017 as the search giant doubled down on mobile and the social giant cleaned up its News Feed. That move resulted in an even bigger chan…
Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier
Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use. First, yeah, a good chunk of happiness is controlled by your genes but there's a lot you can do to make yourself happier. Many of these techniques have been repeatedly tested and even worked with the clinically depressed.
YC’s Series A Diligence Checklist
When we launched our Series A program a few months ago, we decided that what we learn along the way shouldn’t just be kept inside of YC. We're going to publish tools and learnings from the program that should help every company create better outcomes. This is the first tool. It’s simple, but effecti
Required Reading for Early Business Hires - Tradecraft - Medium
Startups need to build a product that their customers want. As an early business hire, your role is to bring people to your initial product so your team can learn what they need to do to improve the product. The following frameworks will help you better understand your company's goals.
Learn more about the new, highly personal way people are searching.
Consumers need search to connect and discover the world around them. When people have questions, they're now turning to personal search queries to return the most relevant and helpful answers, just like a trusted friend.
The $0 Subscription Startup Stack - Part 1 of 4: Build something and run it
Want to run your startup without lots of SaaS subscription fees? Read this.
Leo Tolstoy on Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World
“For man to be able to live he must either not see the infinite, or have such an explanation of the meaning of life as will connect the finite with the infinite.”
73 Mind-Blowing Implications of a Driverless Future
An updated look at all the ways that autonomous vehicles will change our lives in profound ways.
The most iconic cars from every decade
Our criteria was simple: Was the car a smash hit at the time, historically important, and did it change the game or exert a huge influence?
German government tells parents to destroy children's smartwatches
China ‘will teach 500,000 international students by 2020’
Ambitious target will be smashed as communist state steps up overseas collaboration efforts
After 400 years lost, 'cursed' novel of Spain's imperial age is finally published
Previous workers on Golden Age manuscript The Orphan’s Story died, leading to rumours of curse
Surprising factors that may keep you thin
How much you fidget, where you live and other details about your life correlate with keeping off unwanted weight, according to observational studies.
This Mall Is Only for the Rich, and It’s Doing Fine
The fanciest shopping center in America is expanding while the rest face a looming retail apocalypse.
A Tour Of The Old Money Cars Of London
What makes a car an “old money” car? It’s hard to come up with an exact set of qualifications, but you know one when you see it, as two Londoners explain on tour of the city’s more—ahem—established neighborhoods in a very “new money” Bentley Bentayga.