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How the famous Instagram #FollowMeTo couple earned millions of followers

The famous #FollowMeTo couple whose travel photos became everyone's Instagram obsession share their secrets to earning millions of social media followers.<p><i>Produced by Jenner Deal. Camera by Eames Yates.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Jenner

35+ House Cleaning Tricks For People Who Hate Doing Chores

Hate cleaning? These time-saving tricks will be helpful […]

Houses

How To Install Windows 10 IoT On Your Raspberry Pi 2

Thanks to the release of Windows 10 for multiple single-board computers, tinkerers are now waking up to the possibility of running Windows as a usable and surprisingly polished alternative open source operating systems like Raspbian. But how do you run Windows on a RaspPi? And why?<p>First, I invite …

Sustainably feeding cities with aquaponics | DW | 19.03.2015

Tucked away behind a furniture store, a hardware store and a post office, you'll find what could be the future of urban farming: What once was a …

Aquaponics

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Prefab “carbon-positive” houses actually make more energy than they use

Prefabricated homes already have plenty going for them: They don’t take long to construct, can fit into small urban spaces, and can even be an affordable housing solution. Now an Australian architecture firm, ArchiBlox, has created a prefab home that it says actually produces more energy than it …

Prefab Homes

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

Online Dating

How a 25-year-old dev made 600 apps without being able to code

John Hayward-Mayhew is one of the most prolific iOS developers ever to peddle a blackjack game. Over the past four years, the 25-year-old entrepreneur flooded the App Store with an astonishing 600 separate apps — everything from endless runners such as <i>Dangerous Caveman Bum Runner</i> to dentistry games …

App Store

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

After posting a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps that were all on sale for free yesterday, we’re back with another solid list today. …

Apps

Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh on fears, leadership, and ‘the greatest lie that’s told to entrepreneurs’

Viral, shareable content is Ben Huh’s bread and butter. His business is predicated on the notion that when we see an adorable kitten, a funny meme, …

Entrepreneurship

12 Must-Do Experiences in Paris

From intimate museums in private Parisian homes to royal parks and gardens, enjoy a new view on the Paris experiences that fill every visitor's to do …

The Watercar Panther

The Panther’s builder, WaterCar, states that this car-boat combo is “the most-fun vehicle on the planet.” By the looks of it, the boasting could be true. The Panther, which resembles a Jeep CJ-8, can cruise at 55 miles per hour on land, and then, after a few button pushes, voila!—in 15 seconds, …

Bow Ties

Barbuda Is The Best Caribbean Island You're Not Going To

We like to think we're experts in relaxation and dreamy, beachy islands the world over. And we've seen some doozies. But let us just drop a new little nugget of knowledge on you that will hopefully blow your mind on this wintery day.<p><b>Barbuda is the best little Caribbean island you're not visiting.</b><p>In …

French slang: what you need to know

French slang can be terrifying: we spend years trying to perfect our grammar, master the most intelligent vocab, and sound sophisticated, and …

Make your aging air conditioner cool again with this pile of sensors

Many folks who reside in South East Asia will agree that during the summer, air conditioners can be temperamental at times -- your room's either too cold or not cold enough. As a result, users -- including this author in Hong Kong -- end up having to pick up the remote control every now and then to …

Arduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

If you're a fan of Arduino's tinker-friendly approach to computing, you'll be glad to hear that it's now extending that open philosophy to 3D printers. The company has teamed up with Sharebot to unveil the Materia 101, a small (5.5 inches by 4 inches) printer that's built to be both friendly to …

5 amazing gadgets you won't believe exist

If you haven't noticed, the "Age of Technology" is upon us. Real versions of yesterday's dreams are popping up like Orville Redenbacher kernels in a 3,000 watt microwave. Not a day goes by, it seems, that we are not blown away by a new technology product or service that would have seemed stranger …

Equil's Smartpen 2 can transcribe your notes without your tablet's help

The Equil JOT smartpen was a nice evolution on digitally-enhanced writing implements. Much like Livescribe's digitizing pen, it copied all a writer's scribbles to a companion iPad app -- but the JOT didn't need a special notebook to do it. Rather than requiring writers to buy special …

ViaSat adds 'virtually unlimited' Freedom satellite internet plan for $70 per month

It didn't happen overnight, but ViaSat's finally on its way to transforming the satellite internet space, be it through speedy in-flight WiFi on JetBlue and United or the Exede residential service. That latter product, while the fastest internet option for customers without access to cable or …

NHS is the world's best healthcare system, report says

Study by Washington-based foundation puts healthcare provision in the US at the bottom of its report<p>The NHS has been declared the best healthcare system by an international panel of experts who rated its care superior to countries which spend far more on health.<p>The same study also castigated …

Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

Why Kids Are Losing Interest in Baseball

Baseball as we know it today is a disciplined, specialized, unapologetically grueling game better suited to grown-ups.<p>Every October, as World Series drama unfolds, parents lament that their kids don’t care about baseball.<p>Their concern is hardly unfounded: Baseball has, indeed, lost its edge with …