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Google Releases A Website Builder for Small Businesses by @MattGSouthern

Google has officially released a single-page website builder designed for small businesses.The post Google Releases A Website Builder for Small …

Small Business

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

On The Hunt For Better Margins, Fab Debuts Hem, A New Furnishings And Design Brand

Just two weeks after Fab.com announced the acquisition of One Nordic — a Helsinki, Finland-based maker of furniture, lights and other home deco products — the online design store is moving swiftly to the next stage of its new strategy to focus more on original goods: it’s launching Hem, a new line …

PS4 hardware issues, and what you can do to resolve them

Sony managed to sell more than 1 million units of the PlayStation 4 within the first 24 hours of the console's North American launch last Friday. Amid reports of technical problems prior to launch, the company told Polygon that hardware issues were isolated incidents that comprised approximately …

Big Franchises That Began On The PlayStation

The launch of the PlayStation 4 is nearly upon us. Plenty of our favorite series are getting new PS4 entries, but the console also comes with the …

How to build the Pokemon MMO of our dreams

The fabled Pokemmo<p>Youve asked for it. We know. Weve asked for it, too. On forums, during interviews, in our hearts, in our dreams: Will there ever be …

Pokémon

Hidden Times Square: 7 Places You Shouldn't Miss

There are few true glimpses of the gritty Times Square still standing, and that makes Martin Scorsese's <i>Taxi Driver</i> a good place to start for a refresher course. Early scenes show an impossibly seedy tableau of prostitutes, pimps, drug dealers and junkies pounding the trash-covered pavement in front …

Model Trains

59 national drinks from 59 awesome countries

Singani is produced from white muscatel grapes grown at elevations of 5,250 feet or higher. Rather than age, the quality of the product is determined …

How To Tweet & Blog From (Almost) Anywhere In The World

As National Geographic’s Digital Nomad, it’s my job to be connected—all the time. While on assignment, I have tweeted from all seven continents, from the middle of the ocean, from the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and from the of inside King Tut’s Tomb. How do I do it? It’s not always easy, but after a …

10 of America's Most Dangerous Roads

These are some of our deadliest stretches of pavement.<p>The United States may not have anything like Bolivia's "death road," but for highway deaths per capita, the World Health Organization ranks the U.S. as much more dangerous than most northern European countries at 11 highway deaths per 100,000 …

Travel Wheres and Wares: Week in Review

We agree that it’s about the journey, not the destination—and that what you <i>bring</i> is just as important. This week we let you in on the coveted travel …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

National Parks

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

Selling

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

National Parks

Teach Yourself: Start A Project

I wrote this for High School Students, but it’s applicable to anyone. It’s an address to education and self-fulfillment.<p>More high school and college students should start projects. Projects are a means to bite-size, practical, and self-driven education. They help you navigate interests and learn …