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Love him or hate him, you can't deny his impact. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil, the company started in 1870 that fathered modern businesses like Chevron and ExxonMobil. He was also a notable philanthropist. Here are some of the career lessons we can learn from his life.Read more...

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Today's featured workspace belongs to Marques Brownlee, better know as MKBHD for his famous tech videos on YouTube. As you might expect, this battlestation is packed with glorious gear, and it's also a study in design balance and symmetry.Read more...

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If you need to make some simple electronics repairs, but don't have a soldering iron, you aren't completely doomed. You can use plenty of other tools, along with almost any heat source, to solder whatever needs soldering.Read more...

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If you're looking for the perfect font, but can't seem to find it, you might be able to make it. Metaflop Modulator makes it easy to create custom fonts simply by adjusting some sliders.Read more...

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Whether you're negotiating your salary or some other kind of business deal, there are a lot of ways you can approach it. A recent study suggests, however, that the best strategy might be to offer a "bolstering range offer."Read more...

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If good design is invisible, then you might not notice the intentional choices that go into designing a landscape. It's the work of a landscape architect to subtly guide you through a physical space and shape how you interact with it, and it's a bit more than just choosing the potted plants.Read more...

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Binge watching Netflix is a joy, but it's also a dangerous game. If you're sick of the autoplay feature that keeps you from doing anything productive with your life, then How-To Geek points out that it's easy to turn off. Read more...

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Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you'd turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well. Read more...

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iPad: The iPad's a great tool for sketching out ideas on the go, and Forge is an app that makes that process a little easier by working less like a drawing app and more like a brainstorming tool.Read more...

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If you want to avoid pooping at a bad time, you'll probably try to plan ahead and visit the bathroom before that long meeting. But how do you make yourself poop on command? Try a hot beverage—coffee works , but so does tea or even hot water.Read more...

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iOS: If you're sick of the boring grid view of your apps on iOS, Makeovr is a little webapp that allows you to create invisible icons so you can customize your home screen in any way you want.Read more...

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Osorno is a city in Chile. This statement is a fact, but not everyone knows that. And, it turns out, if you present people with this statement written in blue, more of them will judge it as truthful than if you present it written in yellow. Our friends at io9 explain why. [io9 ]Read more...

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Asking for a raise is one of those awkward yet necessary things we should do (at least, if we think we deserve a raise). Some months are statistically better times to ask, but you can also time your request based on your individual career events. Read more...

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We teach kids about money because we want them to grow up to be financially responsible, smart adults. Forbes points out there's another big benefit: Keeping kids from getting spoiled.Read more...

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Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the rest of us. If you don't have much of a knack for design, a few basic techniques can go a long way.Read more...

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We all have different ways we prefer to work—some of us are planners and others are relationship builders, some are ESFPs and others INTPs . If you're not sure what your working style is, try this productivity assessment.Read more...

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Today only, Amazon's taking 15% off several of the top-selling Kindle Fire tablets, starting at just $84.Read more...

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Multimeters are absolutely necessary for any type of electrical work. From installing a ceiling fan to changing a junction box, using a multimeter helps determine if wires are hot or not (and so much more).Read more...

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Steam is a gaming juggernaut on the PC. While everyone knows it's great for managing your game library and getting sweet deals , there are a ton of powerful tools hidden beneath the surface. Here are some of the best.Read more...

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Last week, the internet erupted in anger after discovering Lenovo has been bundling Superfish, a horribly insecure piece of adware , on new machines. Superfish isn't the only program of its type out there, though. Here are a few others you should check your PC for.Read more...

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Whether it's switching jobs, moving to a new city, or ending a relationship, change can be scary. Sometimes we tell ourselves we're planning for change when we're actually just putting it off.Read more...

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There are lots of way to get your grilled pizza cooked to scrumptious perfection—like using tortillas for the crust . Make sure the entire pizza cooks evenly from crust to toppings with the help of a pie tin.Read more...

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You (hopefully) spend eight hours per day in bed, so if you aren't totally satisfied with your current pillow situation, it's worth spending a few bucks to upgrade.Read more...

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If your winter weather self is still hooked on Swiss Miss hot chocolate—you know, the tear-apart packs of powder that come with freeze-dried mini marshmallows—then it's time to make an upgrade to sipping chocolate. Make your own from-scratch drinking chocolate thanks to this brainless, simple formula.Read more...

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