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Top iPhone games gone free

Our daily list of best iPhone games gone free is compiled using our proprietary algorithm to find you the very best apps that have just gone free …

This Verbal Confrontation Shows Why Walmart Will Never Accept Apple Pay (Video)

Walmart's Mike Cook was as interested in making a point as he was in getting answers from a Visa executive.<p>If the debate over credit card fees isn’t the main reason some of the nation’s largest retailers are banning Apple Pay from their stores in favor of a competitor app called CurrentC, someone …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Channeling Sexual Energy Into Productive Energy

Sex. One of the greatest motivational forces in life. Our sexual impulses control so much of what we do, how we act, and the choices we make. But if not properly harnessed, they can lead to great destruction.<p>Sexual energy is what drives this urge. It is a life-energy. The vibe we give off when we …

Android Design Principles | Android Developers

These design principles were developed by and for the Android User Experience Team to keep users' best interests in mind. For Android developers and …

Three-Story Interior Green Wall Breathes Life into Home

What looks like an imposing, monolithic black volume from the outside is filled with air, light and greenery on the inside. Casa CorManca is a …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

'Fat' Abercrombie Ads Are A Brilliant Response To CEO Mike Jeffries (PHOTOS)

We're sure we don't have to remind you about the Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO's not-so-popular preference for selling his clothes exclusively to "cool," "good-looking" folks (and not "larger people," as industry expert Robin Lewis suggested). Unsurprisingly, many customers found his outlook offensive, …

The Unusual Personal Transportation Designs of Shane Chen

Shane Chen is a Washington-based inventor obsessed with moving the human body. His company, Inventist, has been developing strange-looking personal …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

New Galaxy S4 ad is out, Samsung makes fun of Apple again

The new Samsung Galaxy S4 ad, called “<i>Grad Pool Party</i>” manages to show off some of the smartphone’s new features, while making fun of the iPhone at the same time.<p>If previous Samsung Galaxy S4 ads were introducing some of the new features, like Sound & Shot, Group Play, and S Translator, or …

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LinkedIn is 10 Years Old: Here's How it Changed the Way we Work

Today marks a historic moment for one of Silicon Valley’s biggest and well-known companies. It has been a decade since LinkedIn was founded as a business-related social network and now it has grown up to become a successful public company with more than 225 million members and nearly $325 million …

Meet The Guy Who Helped Google Beat Apple's Siri

For all the attention lavished on Siri, the often-clever voice-driven virtual assistant on Apple’s iPhone, Google’s mobile search app lately has impressed a lot more people. That’s partly thanks to Google Now, its own virtual assistant that’s part of that app, which some observers think is more …

Green Living Walls for Modern Homes

Each year, many among us pause for a moment and worry about the state of the planet’s health on each Earth Day. Some of us tend to make minor changes …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Belkin finally announces availability of Thunderbolt Express Dock, now shipping for $299

Back in February, Belkin finally started accepting preorders for its much anticipated Thunderbolt Express Dock that was originally supposed to ship last September. Reports earlier this month noted that further delays meant the device would miss its new Q1 2013 launch date, but today Belkin has …

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

Suddenly your couch seems really inadequate.

Star Trek

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

5 Spiritual Lessons from Paulo Coelho

A roundup of the top Coelho classics and their lessons on love, sex and hardship.<p>Brazilian author Paulo Coelho has published 30 books of fiction, poetry and spiritual guidance, selling tens of millions of copies in as many as 70 languages. Like oral-tradition fables or Biblical parables, Coelho …

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Create a Gorgeous Hyperlapse Video with Google Street View Photographs

Hyperlapse photography involves shooting a series of photographs over large distances and then stringing the photos together into a time-lapse video …

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work | Inc.com

A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace:<p><b>1. Don't compare yourself to others.</b><p>Everybody, and I mean everybody, starts out in a different place and is headed on his or …

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The World's Strangest Natural Wonders (PHOTOS)

Ever played the game of Twister on water? The green, yellow, and brown polka dots that form on British Columbia's Spotted Lake each summer make it look like you could.<p>It's a far cry from the stereotypical landscapes of clear blue lakes, rolling green hills, and white-sand beaches that inspire most …

3Gbps LED light bulb WLAN achieved by Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

We first noted it back in 2008: the possibility of using LED light bulbs for secure and directional wireless internet access. Well, the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute is claiming that speedy data rates of up 3Gbps have are indeed feasible. The boost comes from its latest enhancements, allowing …

How The iPad Totally Changed The World In Just Three Years

Apple's iPad was released to the world three years ago on April 3, 2010.<p>At the time, a lot of people were underwhelmed. We even called it a "big yawn," and said, "Jobs introduced something that is probably going to sell in the range of a few million units this year, much closer to one of the …

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33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

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