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This Single Mom Got Fired, Started a Gym, and Is on Track to a Billion in Revenue

Ellen Latham went from being a fired as a single mother to co-founding Orangetheory Fitness, a multi-million dollar company. Here's how she did it.

People With an Excellent Credit Score Do These 5 Things—Here's Why

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is, you're</i> …

Personal Finance

12 keyboard shortcuts every Chromebook owner needs to know

Chrome OS is a blissfully streamlined operating system that is easy to use. Keyboard shortcuts, however, can make navigating your Chromebook even easier. Here are the top dozen shortcuts.<p>1. Alt + Search<p>One of the first things you'll notice about a Chromebook's keyboard is the caps-lock key has a …

Google

LandscapePro – Special Offer For FujiLovers

We have a great offer from our friends at Anthropics for you today. You can get LandscapePro – one of their latest pieces of photo editing software – …

Travauxlib takes care of your home renovation for you

French startup Travauxlib matches you with construction companies so that they can fix up your home. The company raised $1.9 million (€1.8 million) from Xavier Niel, Breega Capital and Bpifrance.<p>Travauxlib usually works on complete home renovation, kitchen remodeling, bathroom work and home …

What I Learned from Building a Giant CNC Router Kit

<i>Editor’s Note: CNC Router Parts sponsored a project for us recently (it is going to be awesome), but I also wanted to document my experience building the machine that I needed for the project. This article is not sponsored, I just thought you might enjoy seeing the process and learning some tips.</i><p>I …

Microsoft says there are 150 HoloLens apps

Microsoft's HoloLens started shipping one year ago today, and the tech giant is touting the progress it's made over the last 12 months.<p>The company said Thursday that software developers have created 150 apps exclusively for the HoloLens, its headset that overlays digital images over what a wearer …

Augmented Reality

How to Beat Perfectionism, Make Progress and Find Happiness

Most people think of philosophy as a system of ethics or an explanation of the purpose of life, so they miss its most practical aspects. Ancient …

Review: Apple’s $329 iPad is not without compromise, but a solid buy for upgraders and new users [Video]

I fully expected to outright dislike the new budget-friendly 9.7-inch iPad, but it’s the type of product that’s hard to hate. Sure, it lacks the gorgeous laminated, anti-reflective display of the iPad Air 2, and sure it’s not as svelte in either thickness or weight. But there’s no denying that the …

Apple’s new $329 iPad features a display 44% brighter than the iPad Air 1

Earlier today, the folks at iFixit put Apple’s latest $329 iPad through the teardown process, noting of its similarities to the iPad Air 1. The repair team also, however, expressed doubts as to Apple’s claim that the device’s screen was brighter than that of previous generations.<p>Now, however, the …

Sign Up! Get Your Spring Cleaning Done in 20 Minutes for 20 Days

If you've ever wondered why spring cleaning came to be such a staple of the homekeeping zeitgeist, you should know that climate and cleaning have a …

Prefab containers become hotel-quality student housing in Scotland

The rooms cost the same to build in China as they would in the U.K., but construction was up to 20 percent faster<p>For months, the U.K.’s been abuzz with hand-wringing over the country’s housing shortage and calls for the construction industry to “modernize or die.” Industry folks are looking to …

Housing

10 Conditions Where You Don't Have to Repay Federal Student Loans

10 Conditions Where You Don't Have to Repay Federal Student Loans<p>Know Your Options When It Is Time to Repay Student Loans<p>Updated March 30, 2017<p>Trying …

[VIDEO] Zagreb Featured in Cities in 4k Timelapse Series

(screenshot)<p>The Croatian capital Zagreb has joined the cities of Zadar, Split, the island of Hvar and Dubrovnik as Croatian cities featured in the …

Sony Alpha

HugeDomains.com - Feedblix.com is for sale (Feedblix)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The 5 best airline meals, according to a man who travels the world reviewing them

Airline food gets a bad rep — and one man thinks this prejudice is unwarranted.<p>Speaking to Business Insider, Nik Loukas, the author of InflightFeed …

A Bland, Beige Suburban Home Gets a Modern Makeover

Dream of living in an open, airy, minimal home but find yourself in a beige-hued, standard suburban house? After you pick your jaw up off the floor …

Italy’s top 5 places to disconnect and disappear

Sometimes the best way a luxury travel advisor can help you is to make you disappear. It is shocking, I know, and counterintuitive. While most of the …

This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On

Product/market fit is the holy grail for entrepreneurs. Startup expert Steve Blank explains the process for finding it.

Startups

Apple's hopes for iPad run into harsh reality

iPad Pro<p>Apple is finally starting to get real about its iPad business.<p>The company said on Tuesday that it would release a refreshed version of its …

IPad Pro

Tim Cook's 'iOS Everywhere' plan is coming together

Apple’s acquisition of popular iOS actions automating app, Workflow is a huge step toward building an iOS Everywhere ecosystem.<b>Automate this</b>Workflow …

The 3 Best 70 Inch Televisions That Money Can Buy

Let’s face it, television is better than ever. Whether it’s March Madness or Game of Thrones, a new HDTV is never out of place. Fortunately for you, …

Global 4K Technology Market Will Flourish by 2016 – 2024

Zion Market Research, the market research group announced the analysis report titled <b>‘4K Technology Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,</b> …

Ten things we announced today at Microsoft’s Windows 10 Event

Surface Studio turns your desk into a creative studioSurface Studio is a new class of device that transforms from a workstation into a powerful …

Windows 10 Creators Update is built for artists of all types

Yesterday was the Windows 10 Event in New York City and as I sat down to watch the live broadcast, I had only expected more relatively awesome news …

16 Tips To Improve Your Model-Making Skills

Virtual 3D Modeling has for decades been increasing in its popularity, yet hand-made models are far from extinct. Perhaps a reason for this is that …

Customizable Work Bench

TLDR; Go to my blog post to use my interactive, mobile-friendly, 3D widget to input your dimensions and instantly generate a materials list and cut …

You can now take a 3D scan of your home in minutes

Measurements and dimensions never looked this easy. Launched in 2013, Occipital took one more step into the future by creating the Structure Sensor, …

Check out This Stabilized Footage of a GoPro Being Shot out of a Canon

These guys shot a GoPro HERO Session out of a canon and the resulting footage is pretty awesome!<p>The team over at Corridor Digital have really put the …

Videography

Microsoft's "Holoportation" will virtually beam you into another room

Microsoft is bringing a whole new level to remote social interaction with "Holoportation."The prototype technology allows users to see, hear, and interact with others remotely as if both are present in the same physical space. 3D cameras capture and record a users movements and construct a …