Understanding Manipulative Behavior in Children: Signs and Strategies

Recognizing Manipulative Behavior Tantrums, meltdowns, and constant shouting. These are some of the common symptoms of a child seeking attention. At first glance, it may seem like a harmless behavior, as children often try to gauge their impact on their surroundings and gradually explore their influence on those around them. However, if these innocent behaviors…

The Journey of Tropicfeel: From Backpacking in Southeast Asia to Creating a Global Brand

In 2016, after a year of working on a crowdfunding platform, Alberto Espinós, then 23 years old, took all his consecutive vacation days to travel with his friends through Southeast Asia. Upon his return, he brought back not only experiences and memories but also the idea of creating versatile footwear. In 2018, the first Tropicfeel…

Understanding Arm Flabbiness and How to Address It

As we age, flabbiness in the arms becomes increasingly common and often seems inevitable. Why does this happen? There are two primary reasons: Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Arm Flabbiness Incorporating certain daily actions into our lifestyle routine can help prevent arm flabbiness. Here are some key strategies: It’s important to maintain realistic expectations and…

How to Dodge Captchas, Cookies, 404 Errors, and Other Computer Nightmares

Who can forget that famous video: an office worker becomes frustrated with his seemingly malfunctioning computer and starts pounding on it… With over 30 million views, it’s clear that managing a computer can sometimes drive anyone up the wall. A pop-up window interrupting a restaurant reservation or a banking transfer can derail the entire process.…

Videocameras with ‘Voice Mail’

The automated response “Currently, there’s no one home. Please leave your message, and we’ll promptly respond” is a familiar greeting one anticipates when voicemail picks up on a mobile or landline phone. Yet, in this instance, it’s a door – or more accurately, a video camera affixed to it – that takes the call. The…

Chronobiology of a Summer Night: Why We Sleep Worse and How to Remedy It

Shakespeare already told us, more than four centuries ago, that summer nights are more for love, revelry, and worldly delight than for sleeping. But the enchanting fairies from his “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (1595) are not the only ones to blame for enthroning Cupid and scaring away Morpheus in this season: science attributes our summer…

Lei Jun Addresses Xiaomi’s Car-Making Advantages and Concerns Ahead of Xiaomi SU7 Launch

Xiaomi’s CEO Shares Insights on Smart Technology and Potential Sales Challenges In a recent video posted on his personal Weibo account, Lei Jun, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Xiaomi, addressed netizens’ concerns regarding Xiaomi’s entry into the automotive industry and the upcoming launch of the Xiaomi SU7. Lei Jun highlighted Xiaomi’s strengths in smart…