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16 perfect gifts for the world traveler

Thankfully, there are tools designed specifically for the travel-savvy that can make the experience much more pleasant.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From luggage that delivers flight information to your phone to a swanky watch that …

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11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

27 Awesome Gifts for Entrepreneurs

The winter holidays are right around the corner, and if you're shopping for the entrepreneur (or wantrepreneur!) in your life, don't fret.<p>There are some incredible gifts out there suited for all budgets. Here are the top 27 for 2015 that are sure to make the entrepreneur, startup founder, or big …

Entrepreneurship

These 13 Google Chrome hacks will change the way you use the internet

Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet Explorer.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't make it better.<p>There are many extensions and programs that innovative developers have built to make using Chrome more …

The 13 best new buildings in the world

Five already-built and upcoming buildings were awarded top honors, and a dozen more — from office buildings and housing to sports arenas and schools — won for their respective categories.<p>Our favorites include the Interlace, a sprawling 42-acre LEGO-style apartment complex in Singapore, and the …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

How The Digital Economy Can Help End Extreme Poverty

Ann Mei Chang Contributor<p>Ann Mei Chang is the executive director of the U.S. Global Development Lab at the U.S. Agency for International Development.<p>When I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently as part of the U.S. government’s delegation to the Third International Conference on Financing for …

10 Most Popular CrossFit Workouts

The hallmark of CrossFit is its “workout of the days” or WODs. WODs are a series of exercises that are scored for time or the number of reps …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Do you want to be more successful? Many successful entrepreneurs share similar ideals and routines which play an intrinsic part in their success.<p>If …

Time Management

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 2, 'Flatter' Organizations

This is part two of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

Modern open-plan home in Jackson Hole reduces construction waste with six prefab units

Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture teamed up with Method Homes to make a sprawling prefab home in breathtaking Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Set in …

A simple design innovation let a Chinese entrepreneur build a 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese architecture company, recently constructed a 57-story, 800 apartment building in 19 working days.<p>It's called Mini Sky City. The man behind it is Zhang Yue, a Chinese entrepreneur with an Elon Musk-ian streak for launching revolutions.<p>As the BBC reports, Zhang …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free | Inc.com

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding. Because that's …

Small Business

India's richest state needs over $200bn to house its poorest

India's wealthiest and most urbanised state needs over $200bn (£133bn, €186bn) in fresh investment by 2022 to fix a severe shortage of affordable …

Self-driving cars will change city design and postal service but they could also make us unhappy

A future of self-driving, autonomous cars will mean much more than reading the newspaper on the commute to work; city layouts will change, car parks …