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US drone pilots must register to fly by February 19 or face fines

Hobbyist drone pilots in the US must have registered their flying machines by February 19 or face potential fines.<p>The US government announced back in October that it would begin forcing flyers to register in order to keep better tabs on the ever-more-popular devices. Today the FAA provided more …

Drones

How to Treat Your Allergies Without Drugs

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Handmade Business Plan – Why You Need One

Do you have a business plan for your handmade business? You should. It helps you wrap your head around each step of your business. You can’t plan for …

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.<p>"We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there …

Small Business

3 Novel Ways to Fund Your Business

The stats show women face greater challenges finding capital. Fortunately, these creative approaches can work for anyone.<p>It's still not easy to find money out there, especially via traditional funding routes. For those entrepreneurs who have no collateral, it's nearly impossible. And if you are a …

Small Business

9 Biggest Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

Screwing up from time to time is part of the entrepreneurial process--but not all mistakes are created equal.<p>Entrepreneurship, at its best, is synonymous with learning. Don't let the overnight success stories fool you. The more common story looks like this: test a product, fail, retest, and …

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

Writing a Business Plan? 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid

You’ve got a winning business idea. You’re excited, inspired, and poised to take the plunge (congratulations, by the way!). Next step: write a business plan.<p>Unfortunately, Googling “writing a business plan” yields an intimidating 99,600,000 results. There’s an abundance of tips on how to craft …

Business Plans That Work: Why Some Do and Most Don’t - A Fresh, New Approach to Creating a Thriving Business Kindle Edition

Starting a new business? Step One: Ditch the typical business plan! Discover a more strategic way to create a thriving business from day one!<p>Every 50 …

Top tips to writing a business plan

What do investors look for in a business plan? What should you – and shouldn’t you – include in your business plan?<p>When you’re preparing your …

5 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan

Starting a business? You should write a business plan--even if you're not raising money any time soon.<p><b>Writing a business plan</b> doesn't mean you have to hole away in a library for months compiling 40-plus pages of text. You can create a plan in under a month, working part time. Use a presentation …

How to Write a Business Plan Outline | Inc.com

<b>When the topic</b> of business plans comes up, it tends to polarize people into two separate camps: those that think business plans are worth the effort to put together and those that think that unless you're trying to raise money, writing a business plan is a waste of time. For Ellen Rohr, a business …

A Flowchart For Deciding What to Watch on Netflix

Silver Oak Casino has created this handy flowchart that helps you figure out what to watch on Netflix. If you’re not watching with children, looking …

How to Find Motivation

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

How to Create Glowing Chuck Taylor All-Star Sneakers

Becky Stern of Adafruit has created two different styles of glowing Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers by installing Electroluminescence (EL) panels to …

How to Bring Back the Delete Button in the New Gmail for Android

If you've updated to the new Gmail app for Android, you'll see there's a lot to love about it. One little quirk however is that the delete button is …

Quick & Simple Life Hacks 9 - Money Saving Tricks

Everything You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google's Voice Commands

Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice …

How To Deal With Difficult People

You know the type. It’s the co-worker who seems like she’s out to get you. Or maybe it’s the family member who is just impossible to get along …

Self-help

De-Wrinkle Your Clothes Without Ever Touching an Iron

Ironing is barbaric. There I said it. Heating up a giant metal plate to slowly smooth out wrinkles is, at best, a tedious exercise, and at worst it …

Build Fake Batteries to Run Electronics On AC Power

If you have any gadgets that only use batteries, and don't accept AC power, you can convert them to run on the grid by building a fake battery pack …

The Facebook Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet

Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and …

Google Search