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How to create your first mobile app?

Setting a Goal<p>Before starting the development process, one of the most important steps that are overlooked is to set a realistic goal. The app that …

12 Apps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you need a little help to keep your resolutions this year, consider these apps.<p>Many of us make resolutions to improve our lives, but following through on those promises is notoriously difficult. Thankfully there are hundreds of apps that can help keep us on track. Here’s a rundown of some of the …

Apps

The 10 most purchased brands in the world

Each year, research company Kantar Worldpanel launches its Brand Footprint study, a global report in which it ranks the top 50 brands in the FMCG space.<p>The ranking is based on how many households around the world are buying each brand and how often, a metric Kantar Worldpanel calls "Consumer Reach …

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

The Perfect Budget Worksheet to Manage Your Savings Goals

Budget Worksheet - Savings Goals<p>Overwhelmed by your savings goals? Organize them<p>Updated December 17, 2016<p>There are a lot of great reasons to save: …

6 Best Samsung Tablets You Should Consider

Need a new Samsung tablet? Here are six Galaxy models that we’d consider | Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images<p>It’s easy to go wrong when you’re shopping for …

Gear & Gadgets

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

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Unilever Knows What Apple Doesn't: Playing By 'The Rules' Isn't Good Enough

I’ve just paid my corporation tax bill and feel a little nauseous. Not because of the amount – close to £20k – but because I paid more for the privilege of running my company in the UK (employees: 1, profit: small but healthy) than did global car hire giant Avis (employees: more than 5,000, profit: …

CSR

Five Fun Science Experiments You Can Do at Home With Your Kids

You’ve already taken your summer trip, it’s too hot to do anything outside, and the kids are tired of the library. It’s the perfect time for at-home …

Run an Android desktop on almost any computer

Last month, it was rumored that official Android support would be coming to the Raspberry Pi after an empty directory for the $35 computer was discovered in Google's Android Open Source Project repository.<p>Having official Android support on such a device would be useful, and could bring with it …

Raspberry Pi

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Online Life

Infographic: The ultimate beginner’s guide to whiskey

How good is your whiskey knowledge? Check out Drink Heavy‘s guide to find out and then have a whiskey tasting session of your own and see if you can …

The 29 richest people in America

This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super-wealthy, featured in our recent ranking of the world's richest people. Wealth-X maintains a database of dossiers on more than 110,000 ultra-high-net-worth people, using a proprietary …

The last three weeks could change India’s taxi industry forever

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Even by the standards of India’s rapidly evolving taxi industry, the past few weeks have been an utter whirlwind.<p>First, on Nov. 18, Ola—India’s homegrown app-based taxi aggregation company—said it had raised $500 million (Rs3,306 crore) from a clutch of investors …

India

19 nations to double their investment in renewable energy

The United States and 18 other nations will pledge Monday to double their investment in renewable energy technology by 2020, joining a separate private sector effort led by Bill Gates that aims to help catalyze a major international climate agreement at a United Nations climate summit …