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400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

5 drool-worthy sex positions perfect for internal G-spot stimulation

CLICK.<p>While science doesn't support the widely held misconception of the G-Spot as some sort of magical button, a lot of women and female-bodied people have discovered they <i>really</i> like getting rubbed an inch or so in on the top wall of their vagina. Maybe it's part of the surprisingly extensive …

Gear & Gadgets

Elon Musk Just Shared His Secret for Engineering Better Performance

You can make this systemic shift in seconds.<p>SpaceX founder Elon posted a serious picture last week with a funny song quote:<p>Lots of people got a laugh, but just prior to that, his honesty really was getting a bit too much for some of the country's largest companies. In a short Twitter stream, he …

GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded

On Wednesday, at about 12:15 pm EST, 1.35 terabits per second of traffic hit the developer platform GitHub all at once. It was the most powerful …

Cybersecurity

Groundbreaking new energy storage device charges up in just 20 seconds

A new aqueous energy storage device can be fully charged in a mere 20 seconds – and it could be cheaper than today’s lithium batteries. Korea …

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and …

Keep all your files backed up with Seagate’s latest 12TB drive lineup

Seagate is synonymous with computer storage, and today they announced their latest in server-driven solutions. Announcing their IronWolf, IronWolf Pro, and BarraCuda Pro 12TB drives, Seagate launched themselves to the front of the line when it comes to mass data storage. As a quick look into the …

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

Globalization

Modular Cube Unit Fully-Equipped For Micro Apartments

For designer Nils Holger Moormann, the Kammerspiel project was the largest piece ever constructed as well as a big success. To better understand what …

Small Spaces

Caribbean Flights for $49, Europe for $99 With This Budget Airline's Holiday Sale

By Crystal Grant and Rachel Osman for ShermansTravel<p>How does a $49 flight to the Caribbean sound? Or a $99 flight to Europe? These ultra-affordable fares are available as part of Norwegian Air Shuttle's recently-launched holiday sale. All flights offered are non-stop.<p>Fly from Baltimore, Boston, and …

Apple is moving into this $16.5 billion neighborhood — and it's one of the biggest property developments in London history

It was formerly a coal-fired power station, supplying much of London's electricity until the 1980s. Since then, it has sat mostly abandoned.<p>Now the two million-square-foot building is undergoing a major renovation as part of the Battersea Power Station development. The estimated $9.9 billion (£7.8 …

Skyscrapers

How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000

Wanna ditch the mortgage and live in a modular, open source, ecological house? Introducing the Open Building Institute Eco-Building Toolkit.<p>Picture …

After 11 years, Box's CEO understands the best way to sell to big companies

But after years of running his software company, Levie is now able to articulate the changing enterprise sales model in simple terms.<p>"You make your product as easy as possible to adopt but you make it so a large enterprise can fully adopt it across their entire company," Levie said at a recent …

Eli Lilly

Prefab Housing Isn’t A Subculture Anymore, It’s A Necessity

In the fifth book of her “Prefabulous” series, author Sheri Koones hits upon “the ideal method” for building homes.<p>Housing trends come and go, but <i>Prefabulous Small Houses</i>, the latest book from prefab evangelist Sheri Koones, isn’t about a flavor of the month. She argues that this is the most …

Smart Homes: How to Automate Your House

What would the Internet of Things be without If This Then That? Much less fun and a lot harder to use, certainly.<p>Designed to give you “creative …

Smart Homes

4 amazing Japanese homes built for under S$300,000!

These days, with the rising cost of labour, materials and land, building a house is becoming increasingly difficult. Many individuals feel priced out …

Kitchens

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

10 Underused and Untapped Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses

You've used all of the standard, popular marketing strategies with only moderate success. You wonder - are there things I am missing? Could there be other avenues I don't know about?<p>The short answer is "maybe." Here are a few you may not have tried - some are easy and doable quickly; some are a bit …

'The Great Reset': Venture capitalists and startups have shifted from greed to fear

Investors have already labeled this period "The Great Reset." Why?<p>There wasn't a single IPO in January for the first time since September 2011.<br>• As the public market has slashed the value of tech companies like LinkedIn and Tableau almost in half, their private counterparts look oversize.<br>• The industry …

Venture Capital

Facebook's HR chief recommends this business book to all new managers

When Facebook's VP of People was starting out as a manager for a startup in 1999, she picked up a copy of the newly released guide to management, "First, Break All the Rules."<p>It didn't take long for the book, by Gallup analysts Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, to become a bestseller, but as …

Buckingham

Six Steps To Adapt To The Future Of Work

When I was writing my book, <i>The Future of Work</i>, I created a framework for adapting to coming changes that I call “The Six-Step Process for Adapting to the Future of Work.” (It was inspired in part by John Kotter’s well known “8-Step Process for Leading Change.”) I will be exploring my six-step …

Employment

30 Years After Explosion, Challenger Engineer Still Blames Himself

Thirty years ago, as the nation mourned the loss of seven astronauts on the space shuttle Challenger, Bob Ebeling was steeped in his own deep grief.<p>The night before the launch, Ebeling and four other engineers at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol had tried to stop the launch. Their managers and NASA …

Gaming Industry

Mega ships bring benefits and challenges to ports of L.A. and Long Beach

The largest container ship ever to unload in North America arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Dec. 22. Four days later, an even bigger one showed up: the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, a ship just about as long as the<p>Empire State Buildingis tall.<p>The advent of the two mega ships — capable of carrying …

Shipping

Tanker With First U.S. Crude Export in 40 Years to Set Sail

Oil companies ConocoPhillips (cop) and NuStar Energy (ns) are welcoming in the new year with a send-off of a oil tanker carrying U.S. oil for …