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This is what your first food 3D printer could look like

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>Last time I checked in with 3D printing startup Structur3D, its unusual paste-extruding machine was a …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Human Behavior

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog.</i><p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<br>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

iPhone 6 Sapphire: Explained!

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Get strangers to deliver the bad news with 'Somebody' messaging app

If you've ever sat back, stared into the sky and wonder would happen if WhatsApp was taken over by a singing telegram service, then boy, today is your lucky day. Film director and artist Miranda July has teamed up with Prada sub-brand Miu Miu (nope, us neither) to design a social messaging app / …

SideChef for iPhone Talks You Through Cooking Process

Kickstarter is perhaps more commonly associated with weird and whacky hardware projects. But a few notable apps have been crowdfunded too, including SideChef an iPad app that uses audial and visual cues to guide you through the cooking process.<p>Now, SideChef is available for iPhone too, serving up …

The Right Crowdfunding Sites for Your Startup

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>I commonly get asked what is the best crowdfunding website for your startup.<p>In order to answer this question, we’ll have to first answer another question: Which crowdfunding model suits your project …

Two Monster Billionaires Emerge From Coca-Cola's $2B Energy Drink Deal

Today Coca-Cola said it would pay a premium $2.15 billion for a 16.7% stake in energy drink giant Monster Beverage.<p>Naturally, shares in Monster soared on the news, and are up 22% in after-hours trading.<p>The big winners: the two top monsters, CEO Rodney Sacks and President Hilton Schlosberg.<p>According …

$38 Million Ferrari Becomes The World's Most Valuable Car, Yet Its Auction Price Disappoints

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most valuable car in the world selling for $38 million at the Bonham’s Auction in Carmel, California on Thursday. But the gavel price disappointed the Ferrari cognoscenti, who predicted that the car might bring as much as $60 million.<p>The bidding went to $31 million …

Wunderlist updated with new layout and real-time list syncing

6Wunderkinder released a new version of its Wunderlist productivity app today and according to the company this is the software’s biggest revision yet. Wunderlist 3 ships with over 60 improvements, however its standout changes are a retooled design and real-time sync which keeps your lists up to …

A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

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10 Desserts to Make Before Chocolate Prices Spike

Chocolate prices are on the rise due to increased demand and a poor cocoa harvest. Here, 10 delicious chocolate desserts to make before the next …

Designing a Better Office Space

This story appears in the August 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The office of the future may not be about trappings or technology as much as the exchange of ideas, with a focus on employee engagement--what some experts are calling the "new sustainability."<p>You can thank the open office …

6 Ways to Get Amazing Hotel Deals | Inc.com

Want to reduce your business travel costs? Or planning a weekend getaway?<p>While we all hope to get what we pay for, we really love getting a lot <i>more</i> than what we pay for--and that's especially true where hotels are concerned.<p>Here are some tips for finding the cheapest rates at awesome boutique …

Hospitality

Four Life-Changing Ergonomic Chairs

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Ergonomics

Leadership Is Swell, But Your Receptionist Makes Or Breaks Your Business

A clueless receptionist today, a bankrupt business tomorrow: In most businesses, there’s a human who welcomes and bids farewell to visitors in person, on the telephone, or via email. Whatever you call this person (Receptionist, Hostess, Admitting, Registrar, Front Desk Supervisor), it’s crucial …

Why daughters might be better than sons

How your children measure up in your old age may surprise you<p>With global life expectancy now at age 68 for men and 73 for women, it’s more likely than ever that your children will have to support you in old age. But will it be your son or your daughter who steps up to take responsibility?<p>The answer …

Demographics

Are sporty employees better workers?

Jessica Lippke’s volleyball experience gave her a ‘free ball’ when it came to getting a job.<p>Despite having very little project management experience and being just 21 years old, a New York web design and development agency looked favourably on more than 10 years of playing and the sport and took …

Student Athletes

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Razer's Nabu Will Be World's First Fully Integrated Wearable On WeChat

In what looks to be a distinct head start in the smartwatch race, Razer today announced the Nabu would be the first smartband in the world to be fully integrated with Tencent’s messaging platform WeChat, which has over 400 million daily active users.<p>Aside from being China’s largest online …

Don't take meetings sitting down, study says

We've already heard about the miracles of standing while you work (less back pain, improved focus, more energy). Now researchers are suggesting that standing is more than just the ideal way to work solo at your desk. It can also improve meetings, making them more collaborative.<p>Professors at the …

Top 10 Cities in the United States: Readers' Choice Awards 2013

Condé Nast Traveler readers voted Charleston, South Carolina the number one city in the United States for the third year in a row. Read about all of the best hotels, resorts, airlines, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers' Choice Awards 2013.<p>Alamy/Dennis Frates<p>Sipping Wine in …

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Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

Ambi Climate Wants To Make Summers In Asia More Bearable

Created by a Hong Kong startup, Ambi Climate is the latest entrant in the smart air conditioner market. The smartphone-controlled device is designed to work with split-unit air conditioners that have an infrared sensor and use machine learning to keep your home at a comfortable temperature while …

Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals

<i>Falon Mihalic, Houzz Contributor, Landscape Architect</i><p>Summer’s heat is not far behind the bursting of spring blooms and windy rains. This summer imagine yourself cooling off by floating in a backyard pool that feels immersed in nature.<p>Natural swimming pools use plants or a combination of plants and …

StarHub's Crowdfunding Platform Goes Live in Asia

Singapore’s StarHub announced what it claimed is the world’s first telco-backed crowdfunding platform in April, and today its Crowdtivate service went live to the public.<p>There are an initial 12 projects on the site, ranging from a smart air conditioning system, to a hybrid mechanical watch, an …

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Humanscale's Sacha Burn details what to consider when buying body-conscious seating.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...<p>The New York-based designer's thoughts on lighting the home, choosing the right bulb, …

Furniture

Want A Standing Desk? You’re Sitting On One

You’ve heard that sitting is the new smoking, and you’re interested in trying one of those new standing desks everyone’s talking about. What are your options?<p>There are plenty. You could go with a standard desk like this one, or something motorized that goes up and down at the touch of a button. Or …

Deals: Samsung 4K Monitor, $700 MacBook Air, Semi-Smart Outlets

Samsung's 4K monitor is the early winner in the 4K monitor wars, and this price is unprecedented. Considering a 4K display has the same number of …