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10 free classes that'll make anyone better (and happier) at their job

10 free classes that'll make anyone better (and happier) at their job This means learning how to communicate effectively, be a leader, face adversity, work more productively, and start our days off right.Maybe you’re already a pro at some of these but lack others, or could use a refresher on all of them.

Next major USB update will double data transfer speeds

Next major USB update will double data transfer speeds Your next computer will probably have wickedly fast data transfer speeds — but your current computer, even if it's brand new, will likely be left in the dust.The USB 3.

Here are just a few of the trans soldiers who keep your dumb ass alive, Donald Trump

Here are just a few of the trans soldiers who keep your dumb ass alive, Donald Trump It's unclear what the actual policy implications of Trump's tweetstorm will be, seeing as how it takes more than a few steps for a tweet to become policy.The American public and trans members of the military, though prepared for the worst, were largely caught off guard.

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster Over the last couple weeks, the company has been phasing out its "Instant" search results, or the  results that were displayed as you typed.Launched with much fanfare in 2010 by former Google executive Marissa Mayer, Instant search results laid some important groundwork for the company's later efforts with predictive search.

Mammoth Antarctic iceberg is on the move, while the ice shelf it left behind grieves its loss

Mammoth Antarctic iceberg is on the move, while the ice shelf it left behind grieves its loss The Delaware-sized iceberg that calved off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and July 12 is drifting farther from its former home, while breaking into smaller pieces.Images released by NASA and the ESA show the iceberg's evolution and the beginnings of how the ice shelf is responding to losing such a large piece of itself.

Donald Trump proved his 'support' for LGBTQ rights is meaningless in just 3 tweets

Donald Trump proved his 'support' for LGBTQ rights is meaningless in just 3 tweets The world should by now know that President Donald Trump is very willing to say one thing and do another.After Trump's tweets, many, including Joe Biden, Chelsea Manning, and John McCain, spoke out against the ban, calling the decision cruel and harmful.

Chipotle is under investigation, and it's not over charging for guac

Chipotle is under investigation, and it's not over charging for guac Federal regulators have some serious questions for Chipotle after the chain suffered yet another food poisoning outbreak at a Virginia restaurant this month.Attorney's office for central California and the Food and Drug Administration's criminal investigations team.

Documentary about the fall of Kanye and Jay Z's friendship will break your heart

Documentary about the fall of Kanye and Jay Z's friendship will break your heart Get ready to weep, Watch The Throne lovers.An upcoming documentary from U.

Zuckerberg blasts Trump's ban on trans people serving in the military

Zuckerberg blasts Trump's ban on trans people serving in the military Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasted no words in his post opposing the new ban on transgender people serving in the military announced in a series of tweets by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.Soon after, Google CEO Sundar Pichai chose to praise those in the transgender community already serving in the U.

How to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum

How to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum If you've seen the incredible upward momentum of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, you've maybe also considered getting in on the action.We're not here to tell you whether or not you should buy it, just to show you how you can pull it off.

Do you wish Netflix had more of what you want? That's where #NetflixNeeds comes in.

Do you wish Netflix had more of what you want? That's where #NetflixNeeds comes in. Look, we all spend wayyyy too much time on Netflix, and we all get wayyyy bored sometimes on what's on it.The hashtag ran around Twitter as trending topic and had users asking for the shows and movies that would make up their dream Netflix queues.

5 ways to flourish in the freelance economy with Natalie Zfat

5 ways to flourish in the freelance economy with Natalie Zfat Natalie Zfat is an entrepreneur, writer and social media expert who has cracked the code of the freelance economy.Or if you're doing something that other people are doing, perhaps you're doing it better, or you're doing it for less money, or you've figured out a way to simplify that process.

Hold the phone: Apple owes the University of Wisconsin $506 million for patent infringement

Hold the phone: Apple owes the University of Wisconsin $506 million for patent infringement District Court Judge William Conley pounded the gavel on Monday ordering Apple to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).The verdict was unanimously in WARF's favor, finding that WARF's patents were valid despite Apple's claims otherwise.

Michael Phelps blames you for your unrealistic expectations of his shark race

Michael Phelps blames you for your unrealistic expectations of his shark race People were pretty annoyed when Michael Phelps didn't risk his life by jumping in open water to race a shark that was expected to swim in a straight line on television.Discovery Channel's "Phelps vs Shark" might not have gone the way some folks expected it to, but if you're one of the haters out there, Phelps is blaming you for your unrealistic expectations of the family man.

DJ turns Sega Genesis sounds into a scratch masterpiece

DJ turns Sega Genesis sounds into a scratch masterpiece Do you have fond memories of your Sega Genesis?Are you a fan of scratch DJs?

The first made-for-iPhone cochlear implant will help even more people FaceTime and listen to music

The first made-for-iPhone cochlear implant will help even more people FaceTime and listen to music Many people rely on cochlear, or inner ear implants, which directly stimulate the hearing nerve and use an external sound processor to help people hear.That's why it's significant that the company Cochlear just introduced the first made-for-iPhone cochlear implant, which joins the hearing aids that could already be linked to the iPhone.

5 trending topics to get you through the a.m. slump

5 trending topics to get you through the a.m. slump If you're not a morning person, dragging yourself out of bed, down the stairs, and out the door can seem a Sisyphean task — it never gets easier.Once every month, we're releasing a video of morning hacks as well as a round-up of feel-good viral content to help jumpstart your day.

Lupita Nyong'o cosplayed at Comic-Con and had more fun than anyone

Lupita Nyong'o cosplayed at Comic-Con and had more fun than anyone And sometimes, when you're a celebrity at San Diego Comic-Con, you just have to dress up like the Pink Ranger (and still dance).That's what Lupita Nyong'o did at San Diego Comic-Con.

Varys whispers to Daenerys in 'Game of Thrones' episode 3 photos

Varys whispers to Daenerys in 'Game of Thrones' episode 3 photos It's the middle of the week, which means it's time to pore over the latest batch of Game of Thrones photos and figure out what Sunday has in store.Without further ado, let's take our first look at "The Queen's Justice.

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims The analysis comes from market research company eMarketer and was published on Wednesday, putting Roku ahead of Google (Chromecast), Amazon (Fire TV), and even Apple (Apple TV).8 million users, and Apple TV with 21.