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7 Van Conversion Companies That Will Do the Legwork For You

Get on the road faster by leaving the carpentry and wiring to the pros.<p>Whether you're looking to conquer rugged terrain off-grid, or simply want an adventure-ready vehicle, camper vans pose a great solution for those eager to take life on the road. If you're itching to join the enticing #vanlife …

RVs

5 Iconic Road Trips to Take Before Your Kids Grow Up

Talk about memories they'll cherish for life.<p>American highways have inspired more great music, books, and movies than any other roads in the world …

Civil Rights

How Gabriel García Márquez Created a World in a Sentence

The novelist Mary Morris explains how the opening line of One Hundred Years of Solitude shaped her path as a writer.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Colum McCann, George Saunders, Emma Donoghue, Michael Chabon,</b> …

Literature

9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield

Two common goals in retirement are to generate safe investment income and preserve capital over the long-term. Certain high-dividend stocks can help …

Investing

4 Safe 13.4% Dividends You Won't Hear About On CNBC

There’s one question I’ve been getting from <i>a lot</i> of folks lately. You may have wondered about it yourself.<p>It’s simply this: <i>“Is the stock market even safe anymore?”</i> Or another, less anxious, variation: <i>“How can I bank fast returns while slashing my risk?”</i><p>I have great news. As I wrote back on February …

Investing

Building a Coffee Map with React Native

The young web developer knows the web. They have spent countless hours slinging divs and casting margins. They have hammered out countless to-do …

Software Engineering

10 Reasons to Buy Cypress Semiconductor Stock Today

This embedded chipmaker is one of my favorite tech plays for 2018.<p><b>Cypress Semiconductor</b> (NASDAQ:CY) posted solid fourth quarter numbers on Feb. 1 …

New Kindle? Load it with the best sci-fi and fantasy of 2017

Got an e-reader for the holidays? Lucky you! Welcome to a brave new world of cheaper books and the liberating convenience of slipping an entire vacation's worth of reading into your back pocket.<p>Here's our list of the 10 best science-fiction and fantasy novels published in 2017, in no particular …

Books

Set up TensorFlow with Docker + GPU in Minutes

Along with Jupyter and OpenCV<b>Docker is the best platform to easily install Tensorflow with a GPU</b>. This tutorial aims demonstrate this and test it on …

Simple-WebSocket-Server

A very simple, fast, multithreaded, platform independent WebSocket (WS) and WebSocket Secure (WSS) server and client library implemented using C++11, …

How to build a Progressive Web App

Mobile now accounts for over half the web's traffic, and web applications enable users to do things in the browser that rival native apps, but …

The 20 Best Visual Studio Code Extensions for Front End Developers

Great tooling can help developers write faster, cleaner, and more consistent code. A few months ago, I asked front end developers here at Shopify …

Web Development

A Guide to Automating & Scraping the Web with JavaScript (Chrome + Puppeteer + Node JS)

Learn to Automate and Scrape the web with Headless Chrome<p><b>Udemy Black Friday Sale</b> — Thousands of Web Development & Software Development courses are on …

Videos on Furniture Design, Production Efficiency, Organization and Some Just Plain Nifty Stuff

Weekly Makers Roundup<p>Furniture<p>This is a good, substantive watch for aspiring furniture designer/builders. Here Jay Bates meticulously walks you …

The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but Catastrophic Consequences of Automation

The tragic crash of Air France 447 (AF447) in 2009 sent shock waves around the world. The loss was difficult to understand given the remarkable safety record of commercial aviation. How could a well-trained crew flying a modern airliner so abruptly lose control of their aircraft during a routine …

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

Recipes

10 Free Open Source Carousel Sliders Built With Pure CSS

You can find plenty of JavaScript-based slider plugins on the web for free. These work great and support all modern browsers, but nowadays you can …

Return of stock-picking and the individual investor

Jim Cramer uses anecdotes to support his theory that individual investors are coming back into the stock market.

Canada by Rail: 5 Epic Canadian Train Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List

While a traditional road trip has its charms, a Canadian train adventure allows you to ride through the Rockies, explore the remote north and wind …

Pi0CKET Tiny Pi: Raspberry Pi Game Boy-style retro console

Peter Barker was inspired to start make Pi0CKET Tiny Pi following the release of the Pi Zero, and seeing other makers cramming it inside an old Game …

Best Bond Index Funds to Buy From Vanguard and Fidelity

Best Index Funds for Bonds<p>We Picked the Best Bond Index Funds to Buy From Vanguard and Fidelity<p>Updated December 18, 2017<p>When you think of the best …

How to make money selling stuff online

On its face, selling stuff online seems easy: You post an item, someone buys it, and you watch your bank account grow.<p>But if you want to be more than an occasional seller and have ambitions to start an online business, there’s much more to it than that. Here are four steps to take if you’re serious …

Getting started with draft.js

Draft.js is a powerful framework for creating text based editors. It removes a lot of the complexity of working with contentEditable. This is a basic …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, you're really not getting a well-rounded diet of books.<p>Scientific research and much admired leaders …

Literature

9 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 6%-Plus Yields

Dividend plays with seriously high yields aren’t particularly easy to come by these days, at least not without stretching and probably taking more …

Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make everything work, …

The 15 Best Fiction Books Of May 2017

You smell that fresh spring air? Feel the sun on your face? That means it's almost summer, and it's time to prepare for the best fiction of May 2017, …

Books

These Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins Are Great For Breakfast On-The-Go

Muffin time!<p>2 apples<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup full-fat greek yogurt<p>⅓ cup honey<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>2 ½ cups rolled oats<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>Pinch of salt<p>1 tablespoon ground cinnamon<p>1 cup almond milk<p>Optional Toppings:<p>Blueberries<p>Dried cranberries<p>Sliced almonds<p>Raspberries<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.<p>2. …

2 Great Dividend Stocks That Could Double Their Payments

These outstanding businesses are poised to deliver a powerful wealth-building combination of rapid dividend growth and strong share-price …