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Ingenious Lamps Allow Plants to Grow Indoors without Direct Sunlight or Water

Designers Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke (of Studio We Love Eames) developed a lamp that allows plant lovers to grow greenery anywhere. By using LED lights in place of direct sunlight, the <i>Myrdal Plantlamp</i> is able to create its own self-sustaining ecosystem. This allows the product to mimic the …

Plants

A new startup wants to offer college degrees for $1,000

Even more ink <b>has</b> <b>been</b> <b>spilled</b> to lament the loss of state funding at state schools and the exponential growth of nonacademic expenditures, including <b>ridiculously paid administrators</b> and <b>ridiculous amenities</b>. <i>Someone</i> has to do <i>something</i>, says everyone.<p>Now, someone is. Last week, a <b>Kickstarter</b> video for a …

Education

5 Steps of Startup Success

…or what 2015 taught me about startups<p>It was in 2015 that I’ve first set my foot firmly on the startup road. The process, however, began much sooner. …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

The richest billionaires under 35 and how they got their money

These are the wealthiest people in the world under 35. Some of the faces you'll recognize, while some you may not.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates. Original Reporting by Tanza Loudenback.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Billionaires

Get Ready to Entrust Your Retirement to a Bot

Companies looking to offer retirement plans will soon have a new alternative. Automated investment adviser Betterment said today that it will soon …

Meet New York’s homeless fashion photographer

Mark Reay was looking for a job. It was 2007 when he entered a New York newsagents, writing down the email addresses of staff from magazines on the shelf. He sent out around 50 messages with some images from his photography portfolio. We called him back. Thus began seven years of shooting for …

Fashion Photography

Betterment Now Serves More Than 100,000 Customers

Since January 2015, Betterment has more than doubled the size of assets under management and added more than 40,000 customers.Betterment is growing …

Customers

11 apps that will change the way you drive

That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is changing faster than you can buy a new one.<p>Download these apps to improve your driving experience.

Startup Success Kit: 7 Top Apps for Starting a Small Business

Growth September 4, 2015 29 Reads share<p><b>Publisher Channel Content by</b> GetApp.com<p>If you’re starting a new venture the last thing you want to worry about …

Small Business

7 Fast Eggplant Salads

Take advantage of late-summer eggplant with these delicious and superquick salads.<p>Take advantage of late-summer eggplant with these delicious and …

11 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

<i>Header image: Grilled Chicken with Nectarine Barbecue Sauce from CHOW</i>Grilled chicken is an easy and versatile protein that you can eat alone or serve …

How to Eat Chicken for Breakfast

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: What do you get when you add chicken and</i> do chua <i>to a breakfast sandwich? The perfect excuse to eat bánh mì in the morning.</i><p>Would it be an exaggeration to say that this sandwich combines three …

7 Awesome Ways to Cook with Cockles, Your New Favorite Bivalve

Though they’re the smallest bivalves, cockles deliver a huge amount of flavor. Whether served on their own, tossed in a light pasta, or paired with …

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

Personal Finance

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

Holograms

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Startups

Why There Is No Magic Formula for Increasing Creativity

When starting any ritual, you have to figure out what works best for yourself.<p>Often, people make the case for adopting a particular habit by pointing to a renowned figure who practiced that habit, with great success. For instance…<p>Maybe we should live a life of quiet predictability, like Charles …

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 shortlist - in pictures

The competition, which is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine<i>,</i> is now in its seventh year and continues to go from strength to strength, receiving a record number of over 2700 spectacular entries from enthusiastic amateurs and …

5 founder-friendly financing terms that give power to entrepreneurs

In the first half of this year, the level of venture-capital investment hit its highest quarterly mark since Q2 2001. Big M&A deals like WhatsApp, Oculus and Zillow have become prolific. And more and more companies are getting financing at eye-popping valuations.<p>For many startups, the hot …

This iPhone Case And App Combo May Solve A Common Selfie-Taking Problem Once And For All

There are selfie sticks, of course, that are quite useful because they basically extend the length of your selfie-taking arm. But they're a little impractical to carry, and they're, let's face it, kind of embarrassing.<p>And that's where the CaseCam comes in.<p>The CaseCam is an iPhone case, compatible …

Mobile Photography

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

Evernote

“Create an external brain where you write down every idea you have regardless of whether or not you think it's good,” says serial entrepreneur and productivity guru, Ari Meisel. “Clear your mind. My favorite tool? Evernote,” he adds.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In July 1776, our founding fathers joined together and signed this country’s <i>Declaration of Independence</i>, declaring every American citizen’s access to certain inalienable rights. The document was adopted by the Continental Congress on the …

Entrepreneurship

Frog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D Printer

The MOD-t 3-D printer is the first release of Frog Ventures, the venture design arm of one of the world’s most prominent design firms.<p>Today, a 3-D printer called the New Matter MOD-t hits Indiegogo. It’s expected to cost $250, making it the most affordable 3-D printer to date (comparable printers …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Social Media