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How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

We're Going Underground (And Loving It)

The most savvy travelers know that the best experiences can be found underground. Sometimes literally, but more often "underground" alludes to a certain kind of spontaneity; that "figuring-it-out-as-you-go" thing. Like the time you met that fascinating stranger on the backroads of southern France, …

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Nanotechnologists Discover How to Carve Tunnels Beneath the Surface of Silicon Chips - MIT Technology Review

One of the enabling technologies of the modern world is the ability to construct ever smaller devices out of silicon. At first, these devices were …

Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

The Secretive Strategy That Made T.J. Maxx America's Most Powerful Apparel Retailer

The brand is "the most consistent, most powerful apparel retailer in the United States," analyst Howard Davidowitz told Fortune.<p>T.J. Maxx, which is notoriously tight-lipped with analysts and investors, is also among the most secretive companies in the industry, Fortune's Beth Kowitt writes.<p>Kowitt …

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Wi-Fi passwords can be stolen by hacking smart lightbulbs

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: left;"/>In the latest cautionary tale involving the so-called …

iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to Scratch Test, Significant Bending

Earlier today, we shared a video of what appeared to be the front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 subjected to a limited bending stress test, but YouTube user Marques Brownlee has now acquired the same front panel and subjected it to additional stress tests, including more significant bending and …

United States of Design Road Trips: A Midwestern Route --> http://on.apttherapy.com/e3zo0j The Midwest is home to excellent architecture, truly amazing art and secondhand sources that must be seen to be believed. Clear space in the trunk, fire up the GPS and get ready for inspiration and treasure-hunting, midwestern-style…

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

How To Make Your Ceiling Look Higher

One of the accepted trends of contemporary design is to take the focus off of the ceiling and keep it firmly on the ground. While traditional homes …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Spectacular images bring new perspectives on phenomena from the aurora borealis to nebulae as far as 7,500 light years away<p>Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are …

Nearly all cars could be vulnerable to hacking: Senate report

As more cars become like smartphones-on-wheels, lawmakers have asked auto makers to work to prevent car-hacking from becoming the new …

How Google’s Project Ara Could Pave The Way For Next-Gen UI

Google’s interaction design guru explains why better haptics in our devices mean needing a better way to repair them when they break.<p>When you think about it, smartphones haven’t changed dramatically since the iPhone was first released in 2007. Sure, they have gotten faster, more powerful, and …

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

The 20 Best Airlines In The World

We found the world's best airlines for flying economy class, and, for the second year in a row, Singapore Airlines has taken the top spot on our list.<p>To create this annual list, we devised a ranking system based on the two most important factors for a pleasant trip: an enjoyable experience in the …

Most hackers do it for fun, not profit

Hacking into a website may seem like a great way to steal a few bucks, but many cyber criminals are just in it for a few laughs (or rather “lulz,” …

Big Data Startup Frrole Raises $245K Angel Round, As Crowdfunding Platforms Seek Growth In India

Frrole, a big data startup that specializes in Twitter-based analytics, has raised $245K in Angel funding from investors including Sharad Sharma (former head of Yahoo! R&D centre in india), Google’s India MD Rajan Anandan and Eka Software founder Manav Garg.<p>Based in Bangalore, the startup raised …

Teen arrested for tweeting airline terror threat

Police arrested a 14-year-old Dutch girl Monday after she tweeted a terror threat to American Airlines that catapulted her into social media fame overnight.<p>A Twitter user calling herself Sarah with the handle @QueenDemetriax_ tweeted "@AmericanAir hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm from Afghanistan. …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …