David Granoff

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9 Ideas For A Clutter-Free Home Office

<i>Natasha Saroca, Houzz Contributor</i><p>The home office is often prone to clutter, as tidiness tends to fall by the wayside when deadlines are looming and you’ve got a million and one things to do. But let’s face it: You can’t do your best work if your work space is a disaster. Save your sanity and make …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Toshiba's 2016 Chromebook 2 is one of the best Chromebooks you can buy

The legitimacy of Chromebooks isn’t in question, but for an everyday laptop it’s a tough sell sometimes. Sure, the price is great, but is it good for …

Microsoft has created Star Wars-style holographic communication

Microsoft knows how to make a cool demo<p>Microsoft sure seems to be having a ton of fun with HoloLens while the rest of us wait for it to stop being a research project and become a real thing that we can purchase and use. But in the meanwhile, those research projects are bonkers. The latest is called …

Google’s $149 Nik Collection photo editing software is now available for free

Good news for amateur and professional photograph enthusiasts. Google has just made its Nik Collection photo editing software available completely free of charge.<p>That collection includes seven different desktop services that fell into Google’s lap after it acquired Nik Software back in 2012. That …

Microsoft's gigantic Surface Hub pen display is finally shipping

Microsoft is finally shipping to business customers its interactive whiteboard replacement, the Surface Hub. Unveiled at the Windows 10 launch last year, the collaborative machine was delayed last year. But it looks like its about to find its way into a corporate meeting room near you.<p>The mega …

Windows 10

Netflix: We're the ones throttling video speeds on AT&T and Verizon

If you watch Netflix on Verizon or AT&T, the streaming video service is keeping you from getting the full picture -- and it claims it's for your own good.<p>A week after the wireless carriers were accused of throttling video speeds on their networks, Netflix has stepped forward to take the blame for …

Net Neutrality

The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Energy
Journalism

LumoPack could be the world's fastest charging battery pack

We all accept, rather begrudgingly, that battery life is still an issue. And at the moment there is little we can do about it. Some of us have turned to portable battery packs which we carry around in case we need to charge our phones. There are lots of battery packs out there, and some of them …

6 Warning Signs You've Stopped Growing Your Talent

Many people have talents and want to do great things with them, yet this requires some sense of responsibility and continuous advancement. The …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Charlie Chaplin

Lyft Raises An Additional $150M, Including $100M From Carl Icahn

It may not have the mega-valuation of rival Uber, but ridesharing startup Lyft’s new $150 million extension to its $530 million round from March certainly puts it in the upper stratosphere of startups in terms of perceived value. The new $150 million extension is led by Carl C. Icahn’s Icahn …

Fertility of world's soil reaching peak that will threaten food supplies, scientists warn

The fertility of the world’s soil is reaching a peak that will threaten global food supplies this century unless more is done to preserve the …

Farming

Organize Like a Goddess: 7 Decluttering Tips for Fall

Why are so many of us buried in clutter? And why is it so darn hard to get out from under it? Having dealt with this dilemma for decades, I am …

Time Management For Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur your time is sacred. You may marvel at those who seem to accomplish marvelous feats in the same 24 hours each day with which you …

Which Can Improve Brain Creativity: Coffee vs Beer

Famous writer Ernest Hemingway once said that drunk people should write, but sober people should edit. While most would choose a latte over a light …

You Can Push Google Maps Directions from Desktop to Phone

We all use our smartphones more often than we’d like to admit, but let’s face it: Typing on a full-sized keyboard will always be easier to do than on a handheld device.<p>So when it comes to searching for Google Maps directions, now you can research commute routes ahead of time, then push the …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

5 Money Tips for Vacationing With Friends

It can be tricky to navigate trip planning and financing, but vacationing with friends can be fun and frugal.<p>You love hanging out with some …

Twitter intros Highlights, the best tweets for you delivered via push notifications

If you’re like me, you easily get overwhelmed with your Twitter feed when you neglect to check it for more than a few hours. That’s why today, Twitter introduced a new feature called Highlights. Available only in English on Android devices, Highlights are topics that your close Twitter friends are …

New procedure used to modify disease-causing gene, but raises questions over whether restrictions should be placed on new wave of genetic techniques<p>Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic …

Genetics

Apple Watch pre-orders surpassed 2.3 million units, claims new estimate

Apple is keeping quiet about official sales figures for the Apple Watch, but this isn't stopping independent researchers from offering their own estimates. The most recent figures come from Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with as strong a track record as you're likely to see in the Apple guessing game. In …

Curiosity Rover Finds Nitrogen On Mars, Further Evidence That The Red Planet Was 'Habitable For Life'

Another ingredient for life has been found on Mars.<p>NASA announced this week that the Curiosity rover has discovered life-sustaining nitrogen on the Red Planet for the first time.<p>By drilling into Martian rocks, the rover is said to have located evidence of nitrates -- compounds that contain nitrogen …

Microsoft Unveils Azure App Service For Your Next Backend

Microsoft wants to be the provider of your app’s next backend with its new Azure service being announced today.<p>Azure App Service is a new option for developers who want to build a backend in a single runtime without the need for additional environments. It offers the ability to build truly …

WeChat on iOS Now Lets You Log in Using Just Your Voice

WeChat has introduced a new feature called Voiceprint which allows you to log in to your account without your password by reading a set of numbers out loud.<p>We discovered the update this morning after logging in and while there has been no official announcement from the company regarding the new …