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How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees)

<i>This story appears in the April 9th issue of Forbes magazine.</i><p>At a Google-run competition in ­Vancouver last month, the search giant’s famously secure Chrome Web browser fell to hackers twice. Both of the new methods used a rigged ­website to bypass Chrome’s security protections and completely …

The Aston Martin CC100 makes our list of the most beautiful cars of the year http://bit.ly/13OuesU

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

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Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Britain throws another £60 million at the Skylon spaceplane, hopes mid-life crisis is over soon

After a series of successful tests on the Skylon spaceplane's SABRE engine, the UK government has decided to invest another £60 million to continue developing it. The scramjet-based tech could pave the way for cheaper space travel, since it carries little oxygen on board and can maneuver like an …

Espionnage économique : EADS lancé dans une course de vitesse

Le directeur des opérations d'Airbus, filiale d'EADS, affirme que le groupe européen d'aéronautique est une cible privilégiée de l'espionnage …

Bitcoin: how I made a virtual fortune

About a year ago I bought 30 Bitcoins, the online peer-to-peer crypto-currency, for about £3 each using a European website called Bitstamp.net. …

Gold in them bits: Inside the world’s most mysterious Bitcoin mining company

Butterfly Labs has taken millions of dollars worth of orders for its hardware.<p>This is the first in a two-part series exploring Butterfly Labs and its …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Bitcoin: how I made a virtual fortune What started off as essentially a hobby became a virtual company with market capitalisation worth around £250,000. http://gu.com/p/3hxpn Photograph: Rick Bowmer/AP

Daily chart: The Tour de France has grown into the most important cycling event in the world. In recent years cyclists from Colombia to Kazakhstan have claimed top five finishes, with riders from Australia and Britain coming first in the past two years. Today's chart reveals the top five finishers by nationality since the first Tour in 1903 http://econ.st/13lpbRk

My (Simple) Workflow To Design And Develop A Portfolio Website

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

Créer votre propre programme Prism à la maison

Prism, le programme de surveillance électronique américain de la NSA, est-il à la portée de tout un chacun ? Un journaliste du site Computer World …

Emploi des jeunes diplômés des grandes écoles: c’est loin d’être encore la crise

Comme chaque année la Conférence des Grandes écoles vient de publier son enquête sur l’insertion des jeunes diplômés. «Si le taux d’emploi net est en …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

How to make Coca-Cola and Open Cola

<i>So you want to make some cola, kid? Here's how we made the two recipes that feature in <a href="/{localLink:22809}" title="Trade secrets open source</i> …