Shankar Sreedhar

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10 Things to Do Over Winter Break When You’re Bored

10 fun things to do during your holiday break, from learning to cook or knit online, to volunteering, or planning spring travel.<p>At the beginning of winter break, your time off stretches out before you with seemingly endless possibilities of sleeping in, catching up with friends, hanging with …

Social Media

Classic Macaroni and Cheese | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Beyonce and Jay Z want Kanye West to 'shut his mouth' following his pro-Donald Trump speech

The outspoken rapper had earlier said he would have cast his ballot for Donald Trump had he voted.<p>American rapper Kanye West has got himself into a …

Will Microsoft's Surface Studio Crush Apple's Mac Business?

<b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ: MSFT) recently unveiled the Surface Pro Studio, a sleekall-in-one PC which can be adjusted to a near-flat orientation for digital design purposes. The 28" 4,500 x 3,000 display has a whopping 13.5 million pixels -- 63% more pixels than a 4K television -- on a 10-point multi-touch …

Dreaming of a Writing Career: 6 Things New Writers Can do NOW

<i>Writing career dreams? How to prepare while you’re writing that novel.</i><p>by Anne R. Allen<p>Recently fellow mystery author Carmen Amato said she’d been …

How This 15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Balances School, Business and a Social Life

Haile Thomas’s resume is shiny enough to make any business leader jealous: she’s given two TEDx talks and was a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama’s …

SoftBank sets up technology fund with $100 billion potential

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and internet company SoftBank Group Corp. is setting up a $25 billion private fund for technology …

Venture Capital

Our 20 Best-Ever Pasta Recipes

<b>Pasta</b> ranks high on the list of universal favorite foods, right up there with <b>pizza</b>, <b>fried chicken</b>, ice cream, and <b>sushi</b>. However, it wasn't always such …

Cooking

Chocolate Mauve Is Fall's Must-Have Hair Color

It looks as good as it sounds! 🍫<p>Between the latest tress trends, like rose gold, hidden rainbow, and gray ombré hair — plus, all of these shades that are hot for fall — I’m sure you can hardly decide what to do next with your hair color. To make the decision even harder, colorist Hannah Edelman, …

The Universe May Hold 10 Times More Galaxies Than We Thought

New estimate puts the number at 1 trillion to 2 trillion.<p><i>Hubblesite.org</i><p>How many galaxies are in the universe? Way, way more than anyone knew.<p>For decades, astronomers had put the number at 100 billion to 200 billion. But new research using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories …

Universe

Silicon Valley Questions the Meaning of Life

The tech industry is increasingly consumed by whether our existence is actually an algorithm.<p>In Silicon Valley, over the past year, one of the most talked-about advances in technology hasn’t been the latest Apple Watch, DJI’s fancy drones, or Uber’s impressive driverless cars. Instead, the Valley …

Run Android Apps Under Windows

Back in March, 2016, I asked, “Is Desktop Software Dying?” The short answer is “yes.” Most new software is released first for mobile platforms these …

Software

Designer’s Guide to Working With Style Guides & Style Tiles

Creating a <b>branded identity</b> is no easy task. It requires hard effort but it’s also one of the most rewarding creative tasks. Web projects often <b>mix</b> …

Style Guides

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Xiaomi's new 'Notebook Air' looks an awful lot like a MacBook

Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first-ever laptop -- a sleek machine with solid performance specs and an attractive price.<p>One problem: The new computer looks an awful lot like Apple's MacBook Air. It's even called the "Mi Notebook Air."<p>The similarities are likely to fuel critics who …

Xiaomi Surprises With MacBook Lookalike 'Mi Notebook Air'

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi had a surprise in store for attendees of its new Redmi Pro smartphone launch event today, unveiling its first ever PC laptop, named the "Mi Notebook Air".<p>The familiar-named $750 aluminum notebook closely resembles a MacBook and features a 13.3-inch 1080p …

Microsoft's new camera app brings AI to your iPhone

Microsoft sure loves it when research projects beget actual products, and it just released another for the masses to play with. Pix is a replacement camera app (what?) available for iPhones and iPads (<i>what?</i>), and in short, it promises better photos of the people around you without any extra work on …

Mobile Photography

Microsoft Pix is a better iPhone camera than Apple's

Microsoft might have just made the best <i>and</i> easiest camera app for the iPhone and iPad.<p>That’s a fairly bold claim, but there’s real some substance behind it, and we’ve been able to try it out briefly beforehand. It’s called Microsoft Pix.<p>Here’s the gist of it: You take an image, and Microsoft uses …

Mobile Photography

Kano's DIY computer kit is going on sale at Toys R Us and Barnes & Noble

A Kickstarter project reaches the pinnacle of retail<p>Kano, a simple computer kit which began as a Kickstarter project three years ago, has gone on to become a bona fide hit. It raised 15 times more than its goal and has shipped over 100,000 kits to customers in countries around the world. Today it’s …

I Tried to Illegally Download Music from the Websites of My Youth

What ever happened to Limewire, Kazaa, and Soulseek?<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It all started with Lars Ulrich. Before he sued Napster back in 2000 and won, illegal downloading wasn't even illegal. No one really knew what it was. But after that case, hundreds of aggrieved musicians, …

Online Life

The 15 best calendar apps for Android and iOS

One of the many reasons we buy smartphones is because they help us organize our lives. No other app will help you accomplish this better than your …

Apps

Wonder Woman's Powerful Influence on Fashion

Comic-Con may have just wrapped up in San Diego, but there's one comic book character in particular whose influence goes far beyond the convention.<p>Wonder Woman, who first appeared in American comic books in 1941, is a demigod, a Justice League founding member, a warrior princess of the Amazons, and …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

An entrepreneur whose business earns $50,000 a month shares the morning routine that makes him happier and more productive

In order to wake up early, you have to set the stage for success by purposefully designing a bedtime ritual for yourself.<p>In my case, this involves a few things every single night:<p>These 3 things alone make sleep WAY easier for you to slip into and maintain for the whole night, allowing you to wake …

Time Management

15 new features in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows' latest operating system has just received its first major update in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, so-called because it dropped right around the OS' one-year anniversary.<p>The Anniversary Update is free for all Windows 10 users (Windows 7 and 8/8.1 users had until July 29 to upgrade to …

13 No-Cook, No-Bake, No-Sweat Summer Dessert Recipes

With summer in full swing, I prefer to keep my oven usage to a minimum—and, on the hottest days, even turning a burner on doesn't appeal. That may spell trouble for my long-term eating plans (though, with this collection of hearty salad recipes, I'll still be pretty well set), but it's no obstacle …

The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

James Altucher Contributor<p>James Altucher is the founder of Choose Yourself Media.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How to quit your job the right way<br>• How To Win The Day<p>I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six …

4 Tips for Marketing Events That Will Transform Your Online Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Event marketing can help your online business generate a lot of buzz and attention among influencers. While this marketing approach is most common among well-established businesses, its effectiveness can also be employed for small scale …

Marketing

How to Launch a Successful Online Community: A Step-by-Step Guide

Online Life