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How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

Khan Academy

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Creative Writing

John Oliver on Trump's election win: 'What the f--- do we do now?'

John Oliver used the year’s final episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> to recap Donald Trump’s shocking win in last week’s presidential election. “It’s true. …

11 Spooky Movies to Stream This Halloween

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Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

Personal Finance

'D**k-Waving Berlusconi Knockoff': Late-Night Host's Nasty Trump Attack Dismantled by Steven Crowder

During the third and final presidential debate, Donald Trump gave a fairly graphic description of what happens during a partial-birth abortion. …

DSLR SpiderLight Holster Always Keeps Your Camera Ready (video)

Photographers looking for a secure and easy way to access their DSLR camera in an instant, making sure they never miss that important once in a life …

Videography

How to build deck railings | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>how to build deck railings</b>. Building deck railings is a fun project for any diy-er, as you have the chance to use many …

3 Brilliant Business Lessons From a Gang Member-Turned-Millionaire Entrepreneur

Ryan Blair's new book, 'Rock Bottom to Rock Star,' aims to share 'lessons from the business school of hard knocks.'<p>At the age of 39, Ryan Blair has an impressive list of accomplishments that includes becoming a multimillionaire CEO and venture capitalist, as well as a best-selling author.<p>But those …

Entrepreneurship

Trump amplifies personal attacks on Hillary and Bill Clinton post-debate

The Republican said Hillary Clinton enabled her ‘predator’ husband to harm women at first campaign event since groping tape leak in Pennsylvania<p>Lest there be any doubt, Donald Trump made clear Monday that he is running a scorched earth campaign for the next month.<p>Speaking in a high school gym in …

Government

13 Tips For Becoming A Faster Runner

Tips and workouts that'll turn you into a speed(ier) demon.<p>For lots of newish runners, the step right after "start running regularly" is "try running faster." And it's actually not as complicated as you might think.<p>To explain how everyday runners can do this safely and effectively, BuzzFeed Health …

Here are 4 easy moves you should tag on to your run

Running is an important part of any work out and a great way to get your heart pounding and your blood pumping. However, many runners know that it …

Maker Pipe Lets You Build Anything Using Cheap Electrical Conduit Tubing (video)

If you have the need to build custom stands for your 3D printer, brewing apparatus, workshop or anything else, you might be interested in a new …

Microcontroller

Theranos: A House of Cards That Says So Much About Silicon Valley

This year has witnessed the spectacular fall from grace for the former Silicon Valley darling Theranos, the Palo Alto-based blood-testing startup, …

How a startup from Amsterdam turned suit-buying upside down to become the go-to brand for American guys

But the European suit-maker Suitsupply has quietly made a name for itself as the place where convenience, quality, and price all meet — the place to reliably get a decent suit in a trendy cut.<p>Founded in 2000 in Amsterdam, the company landed in New York 11 years later and made a bit of a splash. GQ …

New York City

This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my home

My living room is not only a space for my couch and TV, but it's also my dining room, my office, and my closet all rolled into one. After a recent trip to IKEA to try to get more seating for friends to come over, the only thing they said was how "crowded" my living room was with the addition of one …

Living Rooms

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Marketing

Here's How Tart Cherry Powder Can Reduce Soreness from Running

Running may fight heart disease, improve mood, sharpen your mind, and promote weight loss—but it can also cause inflammation that can really kill …

Startup Fundraising 101 revisited

Time flies when you are having fun and going through the roller coaster ride of startup life. It’s been seven years since I wrote my “Startup Fundraising 101” article here at VentureBeat, and I still get emails on it, so I thought it would be a good time to revisit and update this article. Since …

John Oliver points out some pretty glaring problems with charter schools

"It's back to school season, and for millions the school they'll be attending will be a charter school — the thing that politicians love to praise," …

Charter Schools

Trump rips a protester in Pennsylvania: 'Your mother is voting for Trump'

Donald Trump

Peter Lindbergh: ‘I don’t retouch anything’

The photographer who created the supermodels talks to Tamsin Blanchard on the eve of his exhibition<p>Flying into Rotterdam as the early mist hangs over the seemingly endless docks, it strikes me that this is an appropriate location in which to meet the photographer Peter Lindbergh. This is the man …

The Arts

The Complete Guide to Building a Metrics-Driven Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At nearly every kind of organization, the ability to communicate effective business metrics -- both internally and externally -- is among the most important capabilities that can be established. Good metrics can help you motivate your …

Analytics

Jetboil’s Genesis Base Camp System is the only car camping stove you’ll ever need

Last year, my partner and I took a camping trip to Port Renfrew: A gorgeous, tree, mist and beauty-packed locale located on Vancouver Island, Canada. …

Vancouver Island
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Goodbye accountants! Startup builds AI to automate all your accounting

Smacc, which uses AI to automate accounting, has secured a $3.5 million Series A round from Cherry Ventures, Rocket Internet, Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures, Grazia Equity and business angels.<p>Smacc offers small and medium-sized enterprises a platform to digitize and automate accounting and …

Small Business

Bored With Avocado Toast? New Alternatives to Everybody’s Favorite Snack

No matter how you slice it, our avocado toast obsession is bordering on shameful. The healthy yet indulgent snack has fans in Gigi and Gwyneth, and it has achieved near-celebrity status in its own right. More than 155,000 photos on Instagram bear the #AvocadoToast stamp, and Etsy is home to a …

Avocado Toast

Brexit More Heartburn Than Heart Attack For Hedge Funds

U.K. voters' surprise decision to leave the European Union roiled markets on Friday, but hedge funds appear to have avoided crippling losses, …