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The Reason Why Most Crowdfunding Projects Fail

<b>Part 1 –Leveraging your crowd</b><p>I spoke to a client last week who had just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. He could not understand why …

How to Stand Out From the Crowdfunding Crowd | Inc.com

As the popularity of crowdfunding grows as a source of business capital, more and more entrepreneurs are throwing their hat into the crowded funding ring in an attempt to secure funds for their businesses. And why not? The prospect of avoiding an expensive business loan by convincing strangers to …

Crowd Funding

What I Learned When I Turned The Camera On Myself

I could count the number of photographs I have of myself from the past year on my fingers and toes. From the moment I was seen with my camera, I've taken on an assumed role as "the photographer." This title allows the people around me to have beautifully crafted images from a single moment in their …

High-tech TV: How realistic is the hacking in prime-time shows?

A group of five impeccably dressed high school girls are almost murdered dozens of times by the same, mysterious stalker and the police in their idyllic small town are either corrupt or too incompetent to care. How do the girls fight back? Hacking, of course. At least, that's one way they do it on</i> …

Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

Space Travel

Plants Use Sixth Sense for Growth Aboard the Space Station

The Plant Gravity Sensing study may have implications for higher crop yield in farming and cultivating plants for long-duration space missions.

Wearality’s virtual reality glasses may look dorky, but they’ll be cheap, at $69

Wearality‘s virtual reality glasses sure look dorky, like the biggest pair of Coke bottle glasses you’ve ever seen. But the glasses use innovative optics that make it much easier — and cheaper — to view and enjoy virtual reality applications. Think of it as a View-Master for virtual reality.<p>The …

Virtual Reality

8 Highlighters to Bring Your Skin Back to Life

If the season’s approach to beauty is less is more, the most impactful product in your makeup bag is the one nobody can tell you’re wearing: Highlighter. Acting as the secret behind our favorite fresh-skin runway moments for spring, illuminators were dabbed onto the high points of the cheekbones, …

Makeup

10 Habits You Should Ditch Now to Bring Productivity to an All-Time High

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce -- so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business to-do list?<p>Apart from not having your own team of personal assistants, stylists and …

How to Develop a Jack of All Trades Mindset and Never Be Bored Again

Being a jack of all trades means never being bored again. It also means building confidence, being adaptable, and being a good leader—but it requires …

Developers: Why You Shouldn’t Skip Documentation

In the development realm of mobile apps, web apps, desktop apps, or JavaScript libraries, documentation plays an important role that could determine …

Body Maps Expose the Chemical Residue That Coats Our Skin

Author: Marcus Woo. Marcus Woo Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.30.15.<p>Time of Publication: 3:00 pm. 3:00 pm<p>All that soap, sunscreen, and lotion you …

Learn How to Faux Cross Stitch Using Fabric Paint!

Another day, another sneak peek from our book, <i>Homemakers</i>.<p>Just under a month ago, we celebrated the release of <i>Homemakers</i>. This domestic handbook for the digital generation takes you through a redefinition of the word “home maker” room by room, from the dining room to the kitchen to the bedroom and …

Why Online Dating Is Killing Your Anonymity

When it began, it seemed so quick, simple, and discreet. But, given the myriad ways we connect and know one another, online dating isn't so anonymous …

Relationships

Wet-To-Dry Eyeshadow: A Guide

Wet-to-dry eyeshadows need not be complicated. While it might sound like yet another technique one must master in order to navigate a makeup counter, …

Makeup

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

Mac users curious to see how Microsoft’s latest operating system update looks and feels like can run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on their OS X …

Software

Five Low Profile Camera Bags for the Street Photographer

Street photographers generally need a few things when they go shooting. First and foremost, their camera bag (or bag of any sort) needs to be low …