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Comma.ai says it'll make your car semi-autonomous for $24 a month

Better put that subscription on auto-renew<p>Comma.ai, the self-driving car startup helmed by iPhone hacker George Hotz, has unveiled new details about its first commercial product, the newly named Comma One. According to a report from <i>TechCrunch</i>, the company claims this $999 after-market kit will …

Simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

The best apps to get when switching from Mac to Windows

These four utilities can help a Mac vet feel right at home on Microsoft's platform<p>Microsoft's latest version of Windows 10 is available now, and it's full of great improvements and refinements to the world's most popular desktop operating system. If you've been using a Mac, you might be intrigued …

Web Development

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

This is the best photo editing app for Android

The fast way to deal with photo issues right on your phone is Adobe's Photoshop Express app, available for Android, iOS, and Windows. It lacks the sheer power of iOS-only Enlight (which, ironically enough, comes closer to replicating the skills of desktop Photoshop), but is much more …

How to do the most work in the shortest time

We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an ever-growing range of tempting distractions. Which is why it is so baffling that Paris has been identified as the city with the shortest …

Time Management

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

5 Email Newsletters That Will Teach You More Than an Harvard MBA

These newsletters are packed with content you need day in and day out.<p>When you imagine high-powered CEOs starting their morning, you probably picture them kicking back with a copy of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> or <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> to get a handle on the day's news.<p>But you'd be wrong.<p>Quartz recently …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal …

How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you’ve been eating about the same and …

Fitness

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

Home Automation Hubs And Systems Guide (video)

If you have been considering setting up a home automation system within your living space and transforming your home into a smart home, you might be …

Home Automation

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Los Angeles

7 Bad Habits You Can Drop Today to Become Ultra-Successful | Inc.com

The internet is chock full of advice on which habits will boost your success--in the morning, nighttime, and anywhere in between.<p>I can attest that the right habits will do wonders. However, the thing about habits is that they're so ingrained in our minds and so routine that we barely notice …

Self-improvement

37 Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Despite their apparent super-human status in popular culture, those who have experienced great success or accomplishments in their careers are plagued by the same problems as you or I<p>Everyone experiences doubt, feelings of worthlessness, and failure at some point during their lives. Whether you're …

The Hardest Part of Networking

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …