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How to get a cheap airfare, according to a guy who sets the prices for American Airlines

Getting a cheap airline fare has become an art form, with websites that predict spikes in prices to the day, and theories abounding online about when exactly is the perfect time to buy. But all that strategizing masks the simpler truth, just revealed by an airline insider: The cheapest fares are on …

Flying

Ummo for iPhone Analyzes Your Speech to Help Improve Your Public Speaking

iPhone: Public speaking is always a bit terrifying, but one of the best ways to get over that is to prepare as much as possible. Ummo is an app that …

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Small Business

3 PR and marketing alternatives to ‘going viral’

I first started practicing PR over a decade ago, when clients thought that “going viral” meant getting their product on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”<p>In …

Website Mockup And Prototype Design With Adobe Illustrator

Share!<p>In this tutorial you will learn how to create a website mockup using Adobe Illustrator. Some techniques used in this prototype design tutorial …

7 Tips to Help Your Brand Win at Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a strong social media presence is crucial for essentially every brand -- no secret there; you are already well aware of this essential need. However, the <i>wrong</i> social media approach can disengage followers, resulting in missed …

Why Social Media Marketers Must Not Overlook YouTube

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat are the most talked about networks in social media marketing, while YouTube has become an underestimated …

Marketing

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

7 Ways To Learn a Foreign Language (Backed by Science)

I was raised bilingual and started learning a third language when I was about three years old, which means I am really fluent in three languages as …

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Finally, CSS In JavaScript! Meet CSSX

JavaScript is a wonderful language. It’s rich, it’s dynamic, and it’s so tightly coupled to the web nowadays. The concept of writing everything in …

JavaScript

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

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U.S. Road Trip: 50 States 50 National Parks

<b>In 2015 I took a 10 month solo road trip through all 50 states and to every national park in the lower 48, and what a long strange trip it was.</b><p>Exotic travel, especially among millennials, has become an increasingly romanticized "life-experience" milestone, and for a good reason, no doubt. Who …

Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation goes live

Medical experts hope surgery live-streamed in VR will make healthcare fairer and boost training<p>Stretched out on a table in a large, bright operating theatre at the Royal London hospital, a patient is awaiting Shafi Ahmed’s first incision in a procedure that will remove cancerous tissue from his …

Virtual Reality

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

Design

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

Ad Blocking

WordPress 4.5 arrives with editing improvements, custom logos, and responsive previews

WordPress.org today launched WordPress 4.5, which adds a slew of new features to the blog management tool to “streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site.” You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download (8.0MB).<p>WordPress is a content management system …

Web Design

Scientists Have Published a New Tree of Life

Charles Darwin famously imagined evolution as a tree full of branches, a metaphor that biologists have since used to depict how life is structured. …

5 fun, easy projects anyone can try with a $35 Raspberry Pi

I’m Patrick Norton from TekThing, and I’m here on Digital Trends today to show you some fun Raspberry Pi projects just about anybody can build!<p>The …

Understanding CSS Writing Methodologies

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This article is part of our Code Optimization series, where we take a look at how to optimize coding for better efficiency in a bid to …

CSS

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I …

Social Media Marketing

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Computer Science

4 Ways to Save Time With Social Media Marketing Tools

Do you spend too much time adding customer data to spreadsheets? Looking for ways to automate some of your marketing tasks? If you’re creating …

Social Media Marketing

Want to know everything about your town or job? This site will show you

Welcome to Data USA! MIT Media Lab has released Data USA, an open source data visualization engine loaded with all publicly available U.S. data. The …

Here's How to Save Money on Your Next Airline Ticket

There’s no magic bullet day of week to book, but there are general rules for how far in advance to book. In general you should buy domestic flights 1 …

This Web App Identifies Unnecessary Words In Your Writing

Whether you need to craft a punchy email, a concisely worded cover letter, or a clever Twitter update, it can be difficult to identify unnecessary …