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The Difference Between Small Businesses and Startups: Crazy Thinking | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Balaji Viswanathan, Product Manager at a VC Funded Startup, on Quora,</i><p>Tom and Tara are neighbors in a hot tropical country. Both folks decided that they needed some shade in their backyard. Tom went ahead and bought a big umbrella. It was a bit expensive, but much less cumbersome.<p>Tara took …

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This Is How Millennials Want to Be Managed

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Lisa Orrell is a hot property. The author of <i>Millennials Incorporated</i> is one of a handful of trainers and consultants who advise companies on leading the newest generation of workers.<p>“I’ve had more calls for seminars for managing …

Cuba's Playa Paraiso Beach Named Among World's Best, Because Of COURSE Cuba Has A Secret Paradise

We can think of many reasons to go to Cuba -- it's not like we <i>needed</i> one of the best beaches on the planet to lure us there.<p>But hey, we'll take it if you're offering.<p>Playa Paraiso Beach, on Cuba's Cayo Largo, was recently crowned one of the top beaches in the world in TripAdvisor's annual …

The man who ran a revenge porn website is asking Google to remove his own private photos

The former operator of a revenge porn website banned by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has invoked copyright law in an attempt to remove "unauthorized photos" of himself from the internet. Craig Brittain, who previously ran the site IsAnybodyDown.com, has filed multiple takedown notices to …

People Need Banking, Not Banks: The Case for Thinking Different

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Phil Simon. Phil Simon<p>While it may not have been as iconic culturally significant as its <i>1984</i> Super Bowl ad, Apple’s “Think …

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

At Oyster, we're known for our honest, undoctored hotel photography, and in our Photo Fakeout series we've shown just how different from reality some marketing images can be. But we've also encountered plenty of hotels that were truly as beautiful as advertised. These photos we took at various …

Social Media Now Drives 31% Of All Referral Traffic

According to a report released this week by content marketing hub Shareaholic, social media is now the #1 driver of all website referral traffic. As of December 2014, 31.24% of all referral traffic was from social media; compare this to the 22.71% from the same period in the previous year.<p>While …

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Our Children Took Us to Italy...

Recently, my family and I undertook a do-it-ourselves Grand Tour that had been planned entirely by the children. My husband and I were along for the drive. And to pay.<p>Our objective was to explore some of the important sights in the history of Western Civilization in the company of our kids before …

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

The Sunny 16 Rule – how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

Super-Stylish Snow Boots That Kick Winter to the Curb

Much like "stylish puffers" or "dressy sweatpants," the phrase "chic snow boots" sounds more like an oxymoron than anything else, because let's face …

Guatemala. Who Knew?

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala was a place I had always longed to visit. In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan …

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

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GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Techie, foodie or sports lover: Get gifts men will actually want

As the holiday season rolls around, commercials all seem to feature gifts of jewelry and toys, but where does that leave the men in your life? Luckily, we've hunted down the most coveted gifts for men this year — presents they'll actually want to use! Whether the man in your life's a techie, …

4 Ways to Use Charcoal in Your Beauty Routine

<i>Below is an excerpt from "4 Ways to Use Charcoal in Your Beauty Routine"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at …

The Hair Tools You Need to Streamline Your Holiday Routine

Party season is upon us, which means we’re lusting for retro waves, chic chignons, and bombshell blowouts, now more than ever. But let’s face it: …

Bon Appetit! 31 Gifts for Your Favorite Foodies

They cook like Food Network stars. They dine like <i>Top Chef</i> judges. They host parties like <i>Real Housewives</i> – okay, maybe just a select few housewives. They are foodies, your cultivators of yum during the holiday season and beyond. Show them some love with these stylin’ and scrumptious gifts just for …

Teachers, babysitters and more: Thank you gifts that are thoughtful, useful and under $50

Whether it be your child's teacher, babysitter or your mailman, in the holiday season you want to do a little something nice for those who help you and your loved ones all year long. Luckily, Lori Bergamotto of Good Housekeeping magazine found gifts that are not only thoughtful and useful but cost …

11 Gift Ideas for the Passionate Beer Fan

11 tasteful gifts for the passionate beer fan.<p><b>Most months of the year</b>, buying a gift for a beer lover is a hop-scented breeze. All you have to do is bend elbows alongside them at a bar and say, "The next round is on me." The holiday season is a wee bit harder. You need to buy a gift that speaks to …

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30 Gifts a Pregnant Woman Actually Wants

So your bestie just announced she’s pregnant, and she’s already drowning in the cute onesies and nursery room essentials. While we’re fans of decking out your baby’s wardrobe <i>and</i> their playroom, we know your pregnant friend is the real star of the show. We’ve got 30 essential presents for all the …

16 Stylin’ Aprons to Flaunt in the Kitchen

When most people think of aprons, the flowered print around their grandmother’s waist comes to mind. And in your mind’s eye, they’re splattered, faded and hopelessly out of date (however nostalgic). You may think, “I’ll never wear an apron like that.” Luckily you don’t have to, because there are so …

20 Modern Duvet Covers to Make Over Your Bedroom

There’s nothing we like more than lounging in bed with a mug of hot chocolate, our favorite chocolate chip cookies and a few reruns of <i>Scandal.</i> Between gray skies and blustery winds, not to mention the mountains of snow or rain heading our way soon, spending a lazy day in bed sounds more and more …

The World’s Most Beautiful Dutch Oven (by Way of SF)

Thanks to Workshop Residence, a San Francisco organization that pairs visiting artists with local manufacturers, sculptor Gay Outlaw and woodworker …

Gift Guide 2014: Editors’ Design Book Picks

A roundup of interiors books that we’ve covered this year, plus a few newly released titles.<p>Above: Commune: Designed in California; $42.45 from …

Show Off Your Sign With 18 Astrological Accessories

We taught you how to show off your sign with DIY Zodiac constellation wall art a while back, and now we’re back to help you accessorize with your astrological sign. Whether you’re an Aries, Gemini or Sagittarius, you’ll be able to express yourself with these necklaces, bracelets, rings and bags. …

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