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101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

Wype will come clean your car where it sits

Recently, I wrote about Wyper, the Tinder of car shopping. That prompted Andy Kim, co-founder of Wype, to contact me. His business is one letter off from Wyper, after all, so in the interest of disambiguation, here’s the scoop on the car-detailing company that is more like Uber than Tinder in the …

Memphis Grizzlies

A heart-wrenching commercial empowers the single 'leftover women' of China

Skincare brand SK-II wants to remind Chinese women it's okay to be single — even if repressive society norms are trying to tell them otherwise.<p>In a …

7 TED Talks That Help You Start (and Maintain) Good Habits | Inc.com

You probably know it's a lot easier to create a good habit than to get rid of a bad one. Forming good habits is one of the few ways you can create better, healthier, or more productive behavior. But how do you start these great habits? And how do you get them to stick?<p>As with so many things, TED …

Self-Criticism

Here’s which smartphone apps have the most usage on iOS & Android

comScore today has shared its monthly report on both smartphone and app marketshare. The data released today reflects the three-month average ending in December of 2015. The report breaks down the top smartphone platforms, manufacturers, and perhaps most interestingly, the most popular apps…<p>As you …

Apps

This Solar-Powered Streetlight Also Zaps Mosquitoes

See ya, suckers.<p>Innovations in streetlighting are not always the kind of scientific discoveries that get the masses jumping for joy. But researchers at Malaysia’s University of Malaya have come up with a particularly cool and multitasking streetlight, one with an extra-bright LED light powered by …

Clean Energy

How to use Android to save on auto repair - Android customization

Your Android device may not be able to fix your car, but you can certainly use it to help narrow down automotive electrical problems and possibly save some money on auto repair and prevent multiple trips to the DEQ. This Android customization project takes us outside, to your car, to tackle a task …

Android News

Amazon adds the ability to order an Uber from Echo

Today, Uber announced the ability to order a ride with just your voice, assuming you have an Amazon Echo, that is. Using the Uber API and the brains behind the Echo, Alexa, users can now use the Amazon device to snag a ride with Uber or UberX.<p>To get started, just blurt out any of these …

Amazon Echo

The long-awaited tech correction is here

But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with no published financial returns and massive losses is supposedly worth more than Ford and GM.<p>On …

Venture Capital

21 Picasso Tattoos Everyone Will Fall In Love With

Abso-stractly beautiful.

Body Art

Here’s Where Too Many Startups Go Wrong

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Re-Tooled: How Ray-Ban Brought Its Brand Back from the Brink

Nowadays, Ray-Ban sunglasses can be found selling for as much as $300 at high-end stores like Nordstrom (jwn) and Neiman Marcus. The brand recently …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p><b>The great diet food con</b><p>Have you ever wondered why people on diets seem to be on and off them forever? Or why it’s really only people …

Nutrition

Gain credibility in 30 seconds or less

Since people size you up within the first few seconds of meeting you, here are five ways to make sure you give a good first impression. Flickr/ITU Pictures<p>Are you accomplished, authentic, a novice, or a no-name? Within the first several seconds of an encounter, someone is sizing up your value.<p>Your …

Digital Design