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China’s first Slow Food Village will promote local foods and traditions

Rural-urban migration in China is at an all-time high, with experts estimating an influx of 243 million migrants to Chinese cities by 2025. In a bid …

Agriculture

How GDPR Will Transform Digital Marketing

This month will see the enforcement of a sweeping new set of regulations that could change the face of digital marketing: the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. To protect consumers’ privacy and give them greater control over how their data is collected and used, GDPR …

Privacy

The Arc’teryx V80 is the duffle bag evolved

Designed for sophisticated settings and stubborn environments, the Arc’teryx V80 Duffle is your trusty, duffle bag with an armor and wheels of its …

Backpacking

Email—yes, email—is the next great media platform

Editorial-focused newsletters are gaining momentum—and a small Dutch company is putting inbox-based publishing within everyone’s reach.<p>By all counts, email should already be dead.<p>I mean, really: Everyone hates it. Few can master it. And more companies than I can count have set out to assassinate it.<p>…

Software

Native Union’s new (and pricey) Bluetooth speaker does it all in style

The folks at Native Union have been known most recently for a wide selection of high-end charging gear for Apple and Android devices. We’ve loved a number of their recent releases as a nice break from the usual offerings on Amazon.<p>Now, Native Union has departed from its bread and butter for a new …

Tech Trends

Burn calories by standing up w/ this 32-inch adjustable desk: $80 (Reg. $110)

VIVO via Rakuten is currently offering its White Height Adjustable 32-inch Standing Desk for <b>$79.99 shipped</b> when coupon code <b>VIV10</b> has been applied at checkout. <i>Note: You must be logged into your account to apply this promo code.</i> That’s $30+ off the going rate found at other retailers like Amazon or …

Standing Desks

These Books on Mindfulness Will Help You Practice Being Present

Meditation and mindfulness are two concepts that have received quite a bit of buzz in recent years. While their origins lie in ancient teachings and …

Meditation

‘Boomerang’ Employees Are on the Rise

You’ve probably heard the term “boomerang” used in recent years, most likely referring to adult children who move back home after college. But …

Employment

HP announces the ENVY Curved AiO 34 with 1440p screen, Alexa, Qi-enabled base, more

We just finished up both Google I/O and Microsoft BUILD. At Microsoft’s BUILD conference, the company behind the Windows Operating System announced its partnership with Amazon and Alexa for voice assistants. The Alexa partnership is particularly interesting as it will now be built into Windows, but …

Build Developer Conference

Infographic: Essential parts of your LinkedIn presence

For most communicators, LinkedIn is an essential resource.As one of the biggest and most professional social networks, LinkedIn can help you find a …

Public Relations

The Pyro Tower is Designed to Deliver the Ultimate Backyard Blaze

Posted in Outdoor and Space<p>Constructed with Heavy duty 3/16″ steel, the American-made Pyro Tower is a backyard fireplace with a range of accessories …

Apple Tees Up Space Grey Mac Accessories

Posted in Computers and Tech<p>Originally, Apple’s Space Grey accessories were only available with the new iMac Pro, but now Apple is offering the Space …

Questlove Can Help You On Your Creative Quest

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>Questlove of the Roots is a famed percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, record producer, …

Somewear Hotspot Delivers 100% Global Coverage

Posted in Gadgets and Tech<p>Somewear is a global, satellite hotspot built for adventure—for places where cell coverage is unreliable or non-existent. …

Home Or Away, The Beoplay 6 Sounds Sweet

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>The latest in B&O’s Beoplay line of stylish, sophisticated speakers, the wireless Beoplay 6 is small in size but …

(RMU BRFCS35.50) Translation: A Great Gear Bag

Posted in Bags and Gear<p>Rather than waste time and energy coming up with a fancy name for this product, the creators of the BRFCS35.50 focused on the …

The Coffee-bean Roaster that Gives you Barista-level Control

UPDATE: less than 24 hours left, grab yours now!<p>Coffee roasting has a pretty interesting history. There was a time when the Arabs had control over …

Coffee

A small design detail to make the charging cable much better!

Baseus’s Maruko Video Cable is quite clever. Usually charging cables are an afterthought, but this USB charging and data transfer cable is quite …

Industrial Design

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

4 CRM Hacks Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

These hacks will help any entrepreneur improve customer service.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands depend on personal relationships to turn leads into customers and to deliver a great customer experience. And for budding businesses, that personalization process has …

Marketing

How to get $1,000 for free this month by downloading a savings app

The Acorns app is a great way to build up small savings. It automatically rounds up every purchase you make to the nearest dollar and invests that spare change for you.<p>And, if you download the app this month and refer 12 friends, Acorns will give you $1,000. No joke.<p>How the Acorns savings app …

Personal Finance

Change Agent: Why Recognition Matters

So, you made some changes. If no one noticed, should you care? Absolutely. Once change happens, everyone often forgets what had to be done to make it happen. But when you show your reasoning as you go along, you can make the journey a growth experience and ensure you’re respected by those soon to …

Leadership

These sleek cases are like leather gloves for your MacBook

<i>This post is presented by Harber London.</i><p>MacBooks are workhorse machines, but they’re also luxury items. The consideration that goes into their design and form is just as much a reason for owning one as their performance. So when you get a case — and you should definitely get a case — you should be …

Men's Fashion

The Way We Learn Is About to Change Completely

Big changes are on the horizon.<p><i>What will education and learning look like ten years from now? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Silagadze, Co-Founder and CEO at Top Hat, on Quora:</b><p>…

Education Technology

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Tutorials

Olloclip wants to make the best iPhone camera ‘better’

One of the very first companies to start making external professional lenses for smartphones, Olloclip recognized that one day, the camera would …

Mobile Photography

Nocs Seconds GMT Watch

With a sleek 40mm case and a dial free from unnecessary adornments, the Nocs Seconds GMT Watch is one of the most minimal GMTs on the market. It has …

Stainless Steel

Why Startups Focused on Solving Social Problems Are Attracting Investors

Companies genuinely seeking to do good are seen as a sound bet for long-term profitability.<p>6 min read<p>Blackrock put the business world on notice when Chairman and CEO Larry Fink proclaimed, “To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a …

Fair Trade

9 Ways to Beat Instagram’s Algorithm For Better Reach and More Likes

Social media platforms change with alarming frequency these days.<p>For years, Instagram was a haven of chronological posts that almost guaranteed …

Marketing

These OMOTON Wi-Fi Smart Plugs help you control your home on a budget from $13.50

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>OMOTON Mall (96% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers its 2, 4, and 6-pack of Wi-Fi Smart Plugs on sale right now …

Wi-Fi