Everything you always wanted to know about socks

Everything you always wanted to know about socks

Form meets function. Everyone needs socks! For warmth, for cushion, and for safety. But I bet you didn’t know all the things they did. Socks keep your feet dry! Wet skin gets cold 23 times faster than dry skin. Wool or polyester socks will pull moisture away from your feet, which will keep them dry and warm. This article originally appeared on Recode.net. Powered by WPeMatico

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It's time for Apple to get into the furniture business

It's time for Apple to get into the furniture business

Jony, please. Free me from my Aeron. Imagine your favorite chair. Now imagine that chair was designed by Jony Ive. Sir Jony Ive, that is — Apple’s longtime head of industrial design. The guy who designed the iMac, iPod, and iPhone. Tell me you wouldn’t want to sit in a chair that he made? Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images Before we get ahead of ourselves, it’s important to note the differences between things Ive has…

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Relaunch Training NYC

Relaunch Training NYC

Here’s What You Need to Know 9:30 a.m.: Arrival at office, support team introductions 10:00 a.m.: Relaunch schedule overview: discuss future webinar trainings and information available in Recode relaunch folder 10:30 a.m.: Beta editor training + study hall work session for writers to post in the beta editor with support available 11:15 a.m.: Break FoxRalph-roll 11:35 a.m.: From beta to legacy -> a walkthrough of the Chorus legacy editor including how to use the Inserts…

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Universal Music Group Hires Gracenote Co-Founder Ty Roberts as CTO

Universal Music Group has been in the digital music business for a long time. But it has never had a chief technology officer before. Now it does: The world’s largest music label has hired Ty Roberts, a longtime digital music veteran who was most recently the chief strategy officer at Gracenote, the entertainment data company he co-founded. Roberts, whose resume includes stints at Pixar and Apple, where he helped launch its Quicktime multimedia format, says…

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No joke: Demand Media sells Cracked.com to E.W. Scripps for $39 million

No joke: Demand Media sells Cracked.com to E.W. Scripps for $39 million

Here’s a story about a new media company selling an old media brand to an old media company: Demand Media is selling humor site Cracked to E. W. Scripps for $39 million. Demand is the company that once scared the beejeebus out of the media business, when its super-low-cost, search-driven, content farm model looked like the future. Then Google shifted the way it generated search results, and Demand fell down and never recovered. Now Demand…

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Silicon Valley, season three, episode two: Nay. Just nay.

Silicon Valley, season three, episode two: Nay. Just nay.

Ilana from “Broad City” isn’t the only one noticing those horse videos on YouTube.  Good news, Silicon Valley viewers who were traumatized by the horse-head scene from “Godfather II.” You now have a new horse-related pop-culture moment to be traumatized by! Ahem. Now that I’ve finally managed to undig my fingers from my eye sockets, it’s time for our re/cap of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” the insider sitcom that’s so on the nose, it might as…

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