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Experts from Lippincott, Disney, and SoulCycle weigh in on how they craft happy experiences.

When some people talk about cost savings, they are really talking about price reductions. To them, the easiest and fastest way to see an improvement on

All the deals you make are not created equal. In fact, some are far more valuable than others. Some are worth far less than you might imagine, even if your

When asked what problem he could address with his Iowa BIG project, Linn-Mar High School junior Kaleb Cook knew immediately he wanted to help students with special needs.

Mar 9, 2017 | Richie Bernardo, Senior Writer
Believe it or not, the first ever St. Patrick’s Day parade didn’t take place in Ireland. Its roots are actually in the U.S., though some say Boston while others claim New York . Regardless, what began as a parade in the 18th Century is today one of America’s biggest cultural holidays. Nearly 33 million people in the U.S. claim Irish ancestry, after all. That’s more than the entire population of Ireland itself. As…

Time ticks away relentlessly. The only thing you control is what you do between the ticks. Here are five things you can do now to be super-productive.

If you aren’t producing the results you are capable of, it might be the strategy, but it’s more likely the execution thereof.

If there is a super power in sales (or human relationships more generally) it is caring. If you want to differentiate yourself from your competitors...

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode contains a bunch of juicy Wi-Fi tips and I highly recommend you give it a listen, but we figured we'd take a few of our favorite tips and list them here for you.

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn County Supervisors have announced the $7.2 million purchase of 485 acres of land, which they say is to be largely used for parks, trails and conservation efforts.

What if qualifying isn’t the most important thing you should be doing right now? What if you are supposed to be creating opportunities?

Dropbox disclosed earlier this week that a large chunk of its users' credentials obtained in 2012 was floating around on the dark web. But that number may..

A power outage at Delta Air Lines wreaked havoc on its reservations system, the latest in a long line of computer problems that have plagued the nation’s carriers.

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It’s a fan’s worst nightmare: you score tickets to an event you’re dying to see — and excitedly take a ticket selfie — and post the picture of your tickets …

This year, an incredible 24 new inductees met these criteria, joining 225 Schneider Haul of Fame members as the best of the best.

While many business owners often feel overwhelmed by online reviews, small businesses need them to survive. In fact, 92% of consumers read online reviews before making purchases, and they tr

I think painting the window sills pitch black is a very bold choice, but I love the graphic effect it has in this living kitchen. Inside the room the black comes back in the floors, doors, sofa, lamps and table, … Continue reading →

One feature noticeably missing from Instagram -- the lack of support for switching among multiple accounts -- may not be an area for complaint anymore.

AMES - Along Main Street in Ames, visitors will find a few similarities between all the businesses. Of the 46 businesses, several are family-owned and operated.

A new report from BI Intelligence has found that while social media only drives a small share of total online retail sales at present, its impact is becoming

As the school year winds down and the temperatures climb, families are packing their bags and leaving for summer vacation. But for those looking to save a few bucks, there’s nothing quite like a staycation at one of Iowa’s many tourist destinations. Whether a recent resident or a lifelong Iowan, thi

Users of Facebook have proven that the 'donate now' button on the social platform is an extraordinary powerful tool.

As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

The photos posted by these women on Instagram will motivate you to test yourself and dream as big as possible.

Google has confirmed it will break two features of Google+ out into separate products: Photos and Streams.

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During a natural disaster, Facebook will send you a message asking if you're OK. If you're secure, you can select a message saying "I'm safe."

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.

Nearly 90% of digital marketers use email marketing frequently—a higher usage level than any other digital program—and they say it's effective for reaching all objectives. As marketers continue to up spending on email, they may want to put some toward mobile optimization: Around three-quarters of internet users say they check email on a smartphone or tablet.

Live-tweeting is one of the best ways to position yourself as an expert for some of the world's hottest events. And you'll gain some followers in the process.

A new "Buy now" button appeared within tweets for the first time on Monday, a look at what Twitter may have in store for shoppable tweets.

Google's Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that they have released version 4.0 of the Google Panda algorithm. Google's Panda algorithm is designed to prevent

Facebook's acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp has fueled talk about the mobile messaging landscape, which continues to encounter revenue challenges. With more than 200 million users worldwide, and massive user growth of 230% in North America last year, WhatsApp should help Facebook expand its reach to international markets.

Apple today released OS X 10.9.2, which includes a fix for a major SSL security flaw that first came to light on Friday, after the release of iOS...

Have you been to your local public library lately? Even in smaller towns, the range of services and media offered are much more extensive than they used to be.

The Selfie Olympics is 2014's first viral Internet trend, encouraging people one-up each other with their ridiculous selfies.