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10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far enough.<p>So here’s a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

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Half The Size Of JPEG: Could BPG Lead To A Double-Speed Web?

A new graphics file format, proposed by programmer Fabrice Bellard, could cut the file size of digital photos by half with far-reaching consequences.<p><b>How are images made smaller?</b><p>The vast majority of photos taken with a cameras or smartphones and nearly every image viewed on the Web is stored in the …

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Engineered for freedom.<p>Kiss Connectivity frees up space to design new product form factors.<p>Based on solid state, electromagnetic and materials …

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

7 Ways to Deal With Overwhelm in Your Company | Inc.com

According to a recent survey we conducted of 500 business owners, over 70% reported feeling “overwhelmed” running their companies. They felt pulled in too many directions, like they were wearing too many hats, with no time to take a breath and regroup. Can you relate? Here are seven concrete …

Top 10 Myths About the Brain

Just one observation of a drunken person is enough to convince you that alcohol directly affects the brain. People who drink enough to get drunk …

Alcohol

Apple's Plan To Kill PayPal Has Finally Become Clear

These deals could make Apple the go-to source for mobile payments.<p>Baird Equity Research published a note saying eBay and its PayPal unit were directly threatened by Apple's impending launch of a mobile-payments system on iPhone 6:<p>For years, Apple was seen as the "elephant in the room" with respect …

'Holy Grail' Battery Scientist Explains Incredible Breakthrough

Yi Cui might just change the world. Last month the Stanford University professor of material science and his 50 strong team of researchers published a paper on the biggest battery breakthrough in decades – a self proclaimed ‘Holy Grail’. Now I speak to Cui to discover the real world practicalities …

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Text your friends even when you don't have service

Ever needed to send a message to a friend from the boonies? A company called goTenna has just launched a device that connects to your phone via Bluetooth and turns it into a low-frequency radio with a range of several miles (up to 50 miles). Using an iOS or Android app, that'll let you text or …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

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Footkhana is Ken Block playing soccer with his 600-hp Fiesta

Fiestas apparently make terrible goalies.<p>Surely you're familiar with Ken Block's Gymkhana videos by now, but did you also know there's a pretty well-known soccer tournament happening in Brazil this summer?<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup gets underway in June, and to mark the occasion, Ken Block has teamed …

Roku Streaming Stick review: TV everywhere

It happens every time I travel. I come back to my hotel room, flop into a freshly made bed, pick up the (probably sticky) black remote, and turn on the TV. I’m given the option to mortgage my home to watch a just-out-of-theaters movie, aimlessly surf through a bunch of local and basic cable …

You'll Hardly Recognize The Original Logos Of These Tech Companies

It's hard to believe that some of the companies that design our mobile phones and tablets have been around for more than a century.<p>During that time many have changed their branding a lot.

StoreDot’s Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.<p>It’s not a full capacity battery yet either. And they …

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Ronaldo, Rooney, And Neymar Star In Tension-Filled Nike World Cup Ad [THE BRIEF]

Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today:<p><b>Nike</b> has released the first part of its 2014 World Cup campaign, a new spot from Wieden+Kennedy Portland entitled "Risk Everything." Nike's World Cup ads are always huge events, and often end up becoming some of the most-viewed ads of the …

Here's How To Calculate The Amount Of Time You've Wasted Watching TV

"Tiii.me" allows you to not just figure out how much time you spend binge-watching, say, over a weekend, but rather over your entire life.<p>It does this by calculating the running-time of your favorite shows, from "House of Cards" to "SportsCenter," and adding the collective time of each via the …

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

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