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Watch Hudson Yards’ 4,000-Ton Kinetic Roof In Action

The moonshot structure is nearing completion on Manhattan’s West Side.<p>When plans for The Shed–the arts center that will be part of New York City’s Hudson Yards megaproject–were announced in 2016, it seemed like a long shot. Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group proposed a massive structure …

Nab Round-Trip Tickets to Italy, England, Spain, or France for Around $400 or LESS

It looks like 2017 is going to be THE year to snag amazing travel deals. We were already typing up our itineraries after we heard about the $105 round-trip tickets to Puerto Rico and the tickets to Costa Rica for less than $200, and now, we’re gearing up for takeoff yet again, since we can nab …

How to Fly to Tokyo for $459 Round-Trip

Get yourself to Japan and back for under $500 this spring.<p>Travelers based in cities all across the United States—from the West Coast to the East …

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

Flying

25 Ways To Do Paris Like A Local

Despite everything your guidebook might tell you, Paris can be incredibly tacky in certain places. As one of the most visited cities in the world, the central areas of the French capital throng with swindling street vendors, bistros, and brasseries that hawk faux "French" cuisine (underwhelming …

Lasting Memories From My Trip to Ireland: These Highlights Will Probably Be Yours Too

<b>Authored by Pitor Nowak</b><p>I was always under the impression that Irish landscapes were too beautiful to be true. Being an outdoors person with a love of …

Ireland

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Entrepreneurship

The 32 most powerful people in business technology in 2016

Companies spent an estimated $3.4 trillion on business tech in 2016.<p>With that kind of money, the business technology market has created some of the most powerful people in tech this year. That's not just business power, either: Some of the market's biggest millionaires and billionaires also took up …

Startups

How to Use Analytics to Get More E-commerce Sales

If you run an e-commerce store using any of today’s popular platforms, you’ve got access to a tremendous amount of data. Your customer insights, marketing, and merchandising data offer untold opportunities for boosting revenue and growing your business – but only if you’re reading and acting on …

eCommerce

Software Dominates Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500

• BounceX, Doximity, Gainsight, Datadog, AppLovin, WalkMe, Pure Storage, Inc., Tanium, Inc., The Muse and Box are the ten fastest growing software companies in 2016.<br>• Leading software companies including ServiceMax, MuleSoft, Workday, Zendesk, Tableau Software, Veeva Systems, Zuora, Splunk, Marketo, …

Deloitte

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

Nothing calms Polly the goat's anxiety like her duck costume

This adorable baby goat and her duck costume are totally the G.O.A.T.<p>Polly was rescued by Goats of Anarchy, an Annandale, New Jersey-based sanctuary …

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

New York’s Holy Grail Transit Map Is Here: The Bus And Subway In One Place

Many New Yorkers never set foot on a bus and part of the reason is that they just don’t know where all of those confusing bus lines will take them.<p>And why is that? Unbelievably, despite a proliferation of some pretty great bus transit apps, there is no really great map that shows how the buses link …

What it's like to intern at one of Silicon Valley's billion-dollar startups

But what is it really like to work at one of the Valley's tech giants or unicorn startups? Do interns really get massage Mondays and summer stipends higher than what hourly workers earn in a year?<p>Business Insider asked Lyft, the $5.5 billion ride-hailing startup based in San Francisco, about its …

Are Tech Workers’ Skills At Google, Facebook, And Others Overrated?

Microsoft’s employees are more innovative than Apple’s, and Facebook’s staff are less creative than most tech workers.<p>The giants of the tech industry have a lock on employer branding (think: quirky hiring practices, free food, and other perks that make work “fun”), but analysis of the personalities …

Hey, American Airlines, where's my refund?

I have tried in vain to get a refund from American Airlines. On a recent flight back to Bermuda, my 7-year-old daughter and I experienced hours of delays caused by weather. Finally, our flight was canceled, and chaos ensued.<p>The line to see an agent was about two to three hours long, and I was …

100 Business Tools for Online Startups

A very effective way for making sure about the successful growth of your business is to use the right and the most suitable tools for business. …

Ten Of The Most Successful Companies Built On Kickstarter

Since its 2009 founding, nearly 104,000 projects have successfully raised more than $2.3 billion on Kickstarter from friends, family and fans who want to help get those ventures off the ground. For entrepreneurs, especially those with consumer products like headphones, bags or video games, such …

Crowd Funding

Women Have Less Access to Pay Data Than Men, Says New Research | Inc.com

Today, on Equal Pay Day, it's worth looking at what executives can do to improve the status quo.<p>Fewer women are aware of how pay is determined at their employer than men are (53 percent, compared to 65 percent), as the majority of companies are still not sharing pay data internally. That's …

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

Startups

90+ articles on everything you need to know when applying to 500 Startups accelerator

Ever since I published how we got funded by 500 startups last month, a few founders have reached out for advice on getting into the accelerator. …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Are you feeling trapped by a hum-drum job that leaves you unsatisfied and short of cash at the end of each month? Do you love solving problems, being …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Cooking

Big Data: At Amazon, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Cloud Computing Is Fuelling MBA Careers

It’s no secret that big data has become the sexiest MBA job field: Business school grads are scrambling to fill what McKinsey says will be shortage …