Rafael Acevedo

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50 Inspiring Quotes on How to Start a Company From Scratch

What does it really take to start a company from nothing? These experts share their insight.<p>One of the most exciting times in the life of any business is in the early days. You scrape together enough cash to pay a few employees, fund the operation on your own, and push hard to make it a viable …

Entrepreneurship

Mitch Dobrowner Photographs Stunning Scenes Of America's Landscape

Inspired by Ansel Adams and evocative of the past, the incredible work of New York-based photographer Mitch Dobrowner portrays sublime, monumental …

Why is Hollywood’s take on the Afghan conflict so different from the UK’s?

In the 13 years since the war in Afghanistan began, Hollywood has released at least five major feature films about it, including Lions for Lambs, Brothers, Zero Dark Thirty and Lone Survivor. In the same period, the UK has produced just one – the low-budget The Patrol. Next week, we receive No 2: …

I Had An Interesting Conversation With Mark Cuban About The Future Of The Internet

On Thursday, Mark Cuban compared the net neutrality debate to the government regulation railroads faced about 100 years ago.<p>After those comments, I had an email exchange with Cuban about his opposition to President Barack Obama's recent proposal that the internet be regulated just like a utility …

These 5 Emergency Gadgets Can Save Your Life

With just eight named storms so far, the Atlantic’s 2014 hurricane season has been a relative breeze. But there’s still a few weeks to go until the …

Gear & Gadgets

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

Landscape Photography

Our nanny, the photographer Vivian Maier

"Honestly, my reaction when this process started was, oh, they're doing a movie on my crazy nanny who I never really liked," says Joe Matthews. The nanny's name was Vivian Maier, and she looked after Joe, his sister Sarah and brother Clark in the Chicago suburbs for three years in the 1980s.<p>The …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

How to Turn Your Laziness Into Efficiency

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but if that's the case, laziness must be its father. After all, the beauty of laziness is that you'd …