A study commissioned by the National Football League reports that Alzheimer’s...– Study Indicates Higher Rate of Dementia in Former N.F.L. Players - NYTimes.com
The average cell phone bill for a working mom is $94, which is 21% higher than...– Working Moms Are the Mobile Power Users in the U.S.
Tests done since 1933 show that people who talk about their intentions are less...– Shut up! Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them. | Derek Sivers
If you are inundated with lots of brands vying for your attention, you will be...– Feeding the Puppy: Social media as speed dating
You don’t have to like the coming era of hyper-measurement, but that...– Seth’s Blog: Everyone gets paid on commission
On the average, the slow lines and lanes are the ones that have more people and...– Simple Statistics - Why Does the Other Line Move Faster — Simple Complexity
Windows 7 Launch Party screener survey: how not to... →
Even in this self-selected group of Firefox tab users, most people use few (up...– ignore the code: How Many Tabs Do People Use? (Not Many.)
While shopping recently at RadioShack, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was...– College Stars Run for Cover From Fans’ Hidden Cameras - NYTimes.com
as Buffett was rushing out to a social engagement in Edmonton, Alberta, he got a...– Consequences of Mobile Phone Usability…big consequences — the Human Factors Blog
The question is not “what should newspapers do?” but “how can a large...– Stop Giving the Newspapers Your Advice - They Don’t Need It - O’Reilly Radar
I’ve never purchased diapers online, since my diaper purchases predate...– Seth’s Blog: Friction
Under government insurance requirements, the maker of the PC, which ran ordinary...– Insurers Shun Multitasking Speech Devices - NYTimes.com
Let’s start with the punch line – roughly 50% of people arriving at Firefox...– Cats Love Firefox Support | Blog of Metrics
Less is more. Contact form conversions increased 120% when the number of fields...– Contact Form Study | Imaginary Landscape, LLC: Chicago Web Developer
1. Injuries, or their absence, have a drastic effect on a team’s success. 2. A...– Keeping Score - Some N.F.L. Injuries May Hurt More Than Others - NYTimes.com
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We used to listen to music in an entirely different way. There was once a time...– Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Radiohead: Kid A: Special Collectors Edition
This means that in the past 20 months of UFC fights, a fighter who wore red...– Winners Wear Red - Especially in MMA - Bloody Elbow
A team with a .600 winning percentage charges, on average, about $1.30 more for...– Can a Ballclub’s Record Justify Its Beer Prices? - WSJ.com
One night, I had just such an epiphany. It would feed the hungry, put hair on...– Stop Losing Your Best Ideas
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be...– A design and usability blog: Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals) (via iamboz)
There are three fundamental quirks of human nature. We fall in love with what we...– Coding Horror: 9 Ways Marketing Weasels Will Try to Manipulate You
The million-plus surveillance cameras that monitor London’s citizens haven’t...– Cameras or Cops? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com
And while we sold a little harder—and offered an incentive at the back end—the...– A List Apart: Articles: Flywheels, Kinetic Energy, and Friction
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Enron, intelligence, and the perils of too much information.
A rectangle with sharp edges takes indeed a little bit more cognitive visible...– Basement.org: Why Do We Love Rounded Corners? The Answer!
If you are not bumping against questions that need answers or problems that need...– Interview: Sox, UX Director at Vimeo | Designer Break English (via wireframes)
50 things that are being killed by the internet -... →