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How To: We Tested the Best Burner Phone Apps for iPhone & Android — Here's Our Top 4

A burner number isn't just for criminals and cheating spouses. In this digital world, with many of our interactions being conducted online, a …

Apps

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Owls born outside of office window won't stop staring at workers inside

It's always nice to see animals in nature, just maybe not when they're staring at you throughout your work day.<p>According to Michael Lens' a bunch of …

We shopped at Home Depot and Lowe's to see which store was better — and the winner was clear for one key reason

Home Depot and Lowe's have for decades been two top home-improvement stores in the US.<p>They stock all things home improvement, including kitchen and bath fixtures, lighting, paint, gardening supplies, and tools. Both stores offer same-day delivery, installation services, do-it-yourself workshops, …

Home Depot

Former Uber exec Aaron Schildkrout is joining the board of bike-sharing startup Jump

Jump is also looking to raise a new round of funding.<p>Bike-sharing and ride-hailing have obvious parallels: Fighting local regulatory battles and coming up against an entrenched incumbent while trying totransform the way people travel.<p>That has led to a sharing of top talent between the two …

San Francisco

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Apps

How to find everything Google Home can do

Google Home can do much more than it's given credit for. Here's a website that will show you all it's capable of.<p>One of the biggest boons for Amazon's Alexa speakers were third-party skills. Now with over 30,000 skills available, there isn't much Alexa can't do. Similarly, Google Home has its own …

Apps

The $25 Lighting Hack That Transformed My Kitchen (And Didn’t Require an Electrician)

This brilliant idea will give your kitchen a cozy glow.<p>In any space, you want to have a mix of multiple types of lighting: Ambient light (usually …

The best train journeys in Europe for 2018

Our rail experts offer a guide to the best rail journeys in Europe for 2018.<p>1. Eurostar, London to Amsterdam<p>It’s the biggest Eurostar news for a decade. From spring 2018 direct trains will zip from London St Pancras to Rotterdam in just over three hours, plus Amsterdam in around four. The speedy …

Brilliant controls all your smart home gear from one touchscreen hub + more

These days it can be difficult to get into smart home products with so many different standards and brands out there. Anytime we see universal gear that attempts to bring the whole thing together, regardless of how you have invested your cash already, it’s worth investigating. Brilliant showed up …

Home Automation

16 Life Upgrades For Your Bedroom That Are Proven To Help With Anxiety

Anxietey doesn't come with an off switch. There's no magical product or mental trick that will singlehandedly make it disappear for good, especially …

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Kitchens

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Vuzix is launching the first Alexa-enabled AR glasses at CES

Vuzix has been making smartglasses for years, but one upcoming model will apparently be extra special. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the New York-based company is debuting the first Alexa-enabled augmented reality glasses at CES 2018. You'll be able to ask Alexa questions the way you usually do, and the …

5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Has to Learn the Hard Way | Inc.com

When you set out to become an entrepreneur, nobody can prepare you for what you're about to experience.<p>Building a business takes practice, patience, persistence, and a whole lot more, many of which you can't learn until you're standing in the fire.<p>As a successful entrepreneur, I want to shed some …

Business Strategy

If You Can’t Do These 9 Things Together With Your Partner, Then They’re Not "The One"

Is there reallyone person out there who's perfect for you? Tons of people really think so. According to a poll conducted by Monmouth University in …

Relationships

If You're Spending Time on Any of These 6 Tasks, You're Killing Your Productivity | Inc.com

Every founder, CEO, and executive I coach complains that they don't have enough time. And I get it. Time is the one resource we can never get more of: We can't save for later, and it's the one thing everyone always wants from us. Yet most of them spend time on tasks that they really shouldn't. …

Time Management

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Calendar, And The Photos Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

London-based photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women …

Employees Trust Bosses Who Display Any of These 5 Successful Leadership Habits | Inc.com

Tell me if you agree with this statement: For any human relationship to thrive, it has to be founded on trust.<p>If you agree, then know that it's really no different in the workplace, especially in the relationship between boss and employee. The best company cultures, where collaboration is humming …

Leadership

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …

Kitchens

I've been coaching execs for 25 years, and the same 6 habits keep coming up in the best leaders

Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory …

Leadership

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals | Inc.com

Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone else's -- to weigh less, spend less, earn more.<p>The new year is an opportunity. Many of us use the …

Self-improvement

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams | Inc.com

It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, tired, and instead of trying to pivot once more, you …

Motivation