Bathed in smog--Beijing's pollution could cut 5 years off lifespan, expert says

100 Skills Every Man Should Know: The Instructions (With Videos!)

You Need To Learn How To Program--Make a free weekly coding lesson your New Year’s resolution.

Catchphrase Executioner-Bad sex jargon, horrible “occupy” jokes, and other terrible things we said this year.

NYT: As Facebook Aims at Millions of Users, Some are Content to Sit Out

NYT: Online Learning, Personalized--Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach with Classrooms

NYT: Software that Listens for Lies

Google Translate: It Already Speaks as Well as a 10-Year-Old. How Good Can it Get?

How cellphone cameras shape OWS These videos have helped protesters create their own narratives and hold the police accountable

Make a Matchstick Rocket

From Dung Power to Solar Power--How billions without electrical access will benefit from clean energy.

Scientists Turn Brain Activity Into Moving Images--U.C.-Berkeley researchers tap into technology that may one day allow for rewatching your dreams.

Attention Must Be Paid--How the Internet is changing how people listen. Interesting example of a definition paper.

How to light steel on fire


Not Sharing Is Caring--Facebook's terrible plan to get us to share everything we do on the Web.


Is Netflix As Dumb As It Seems?The strange logic of the company's decision to divide itself in half.

Who Killed 3-D? A box-office whodunit.

Great Social Networks Steal--In praise of Facebook's thievery.

In a Race to Out-Rave, 5-Star Web Reviews Go for $5

Are There Hidden Messages in Pronouns? James Pennebaker says computers reveal secret patterns.

Who's Afraid of Digital Natives? Let's not get intimidated by kids and their Internet savvy.

Salman Khan, Founder of Khan Academy--His folksy lectures are revolutionizing how kids learn math and science.
http://www.khanacademy.org/
http://www.khanacademy.org/video/statistics--the-average?playlist=Statistics

Print vs. Online--The ways in which old-fashioned newspapers still trump online newspapers.

How to Beat the High Costs of Dialing Abroad

Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade

All the President's Memes--Why Obama gets so much love on the Internet.

A soothing voice can change your hormones…but a text message won’t

Being Tony Plush--Finding redemption through Nyjer Morgan's gentleman alter ego.

Get a Room! Is Airbnb a fad, or will it revolutionize the way you travel?

Internet Use Affects Memory, Study Finds

Speaking Up in Class, Silently, Using Social Media: A small but growing cadre of educators is trying to exploit Twitter-like technology to enhance classroom discussion.

Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations

Google unveils next social network feat
Google+ faces uphill climb vs. Facebook

Liking Is for Cowards. Go for What Hurts.: NY Times op-ed.

Basic Technology Made Easier, Volume One - _ State of the Art
25 More Tech Tips and Tricks: Another batch of tech tips to save you time and effort.
Four Ways to Make Your Battery Last Longer: How to make your iPhone battery last a lot longer? About a minute of maintenance.
Pogue's Posts: The latest in technology from the Times’s David Pogue, with a new look.

Cloud Girlfriend: I’m Not Real, but Neither Are You