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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.

Productivity

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

You might want to turn yourself into an LLC under the Republican tax plan

There has been an a lot of discussion about how, under the Republican tax plan, highly paid professionals will want to turn themselves into LLCs in order to take advantage of special cuts for business owners. This week, the Tax Policy Center produced the clearest analysis I've seen yet …

Finance

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Body Language

Super Chocolatey Buttons

Tiny chocolate cookies with a gooey center (even when cooled!) make decadent one-bite treats.<p>Position racks in the lower and upper third of the oven. …

Black Friday Deal Roundup: These 13 Deals Are Actually Really, Really Good

Before that amazing l-tryptophan nap, it’s time to embrace one of the greatest retail days of the year: Black Friday. It’s tough sometimes as a consumer to sift through the discounts that arise as this day gets closer — because, outside of the big box players, who is <i>really</i> having the best deals? …

Shopping

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Facebook’s 2016 Election Team Gave Advertisers A Blueprint To A Divided US

The company offered advertisers a breakdown of the US electorate's interests, religions, races, and dislikes during a fraught election season compromised by bad actors.<p>During the 2016 election season, Facebook provided political advertisers with a targetable breakdown of a fractured United States, …

AdTech

iOS 11 killed my battery life. Here's how I finally revived it and you can, too

An hour after upgrading to iOS 11, my iPhone 7 Plus phone was at 30%. It was 11 a.m. and I had barely used it.<p>An hour later, another update came out: 11.0.1. I updated again, so then it made it until about noon.<p>If you just upgraded your iPhone, there's a really good chance you're noticing a serious …

Apps

This app could be the key to speaking a second language

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

10 Best Laptop Backpacks for Everyday Carry

Living in the digital age, it’s no surprise that most of us need our laptops with us at all times.We go to business meetings with them. We go to …

As Tesla Model 3 Launches, 11-Year-Old Blog Post Reveals Why Elon Musk Is So Successful | Inc.com

Tonight is an important night for Elon Musk, Tesla, and the entire automotive industry. At a party that starts at 8:45 p.m. Pacific time, the company will hand over Tesla Model 3 keys to 30 of the more than 100,000 people who pre-ordered it, at $35,000 the company's first affordable electric …

Tesla

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

How Does Your State Stack Up in This Year's Well-Being Rankings?

If you want to find a place to settle down, you could do worse than looking to this latest Gallup-Healthways report for direction [PDF]. Rather than …

Health

How Do You Find A Remote Job In 2017?

You've probably been back at work for a week or so now; working remotely probably sounds more attractive than ever.<p>At Deekit all of our team can work remotely if we want to, and we love it! It puts us in control of where we will be most productive. You find all types of people in remote positions …

Employment

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

Getting started<p>To begin, get acquainted with how your device is using its available space. In iOS 10, visit Settings > General > Storage & iCloud …

Apps

Here Are Some Tips on How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

Are you ready to trade your over-priced and chemical-laden dishwasher detergent for something better? Then, try this simple recipe for homemade …

30 Incredible Things Your iPhone Can Do

Despite the fact that millions own an iPhone, many are unaware of some of the more amazing features hidden away in this little device. Here are a few …

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …

Books

Ready to Cut the Cord? 12 Cost-Saving Alternatives to Cable

By now, you’ve likely heard about how much less expensive it is to forgo your cable package and fulfill your television needs with streaming …

This is the most surprising thing Monsanto is working on, and it's already changing the way you eat

Monsanto is best known for its work on genetically modified crops and pesticides. In 2014, it was ranked the third most-hated company in the world by Nielsen, largely because of its work in this space.<p>In a Mother Earth News piece, the Pesticide Action Network sums up the concerns that many …

Agriculture

The top apps Apple thinks everyone should have on their iPhone

But Apple wants to help. The company recently released a list of the 10 apps, besides its own, that you should have on any new iPhone.<p>These are the essentials, and they range from powerful photo apps to ones designed to keep your accounts safe.<p>Here are Apple's 10 apps everyone should have:

Apps

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

AT&T turns on Wi-Fi Calling for iPhone users

If you're an AT&T customer with an iPhone 6 or newer -- you can now make calls over Wi-Fi.<p>The Wi-Fi Calling feature enables your phone to automatically switch to a Wi-Fi connection for regular calls when cell signals are low or unavailable, and Wi-Fi is available.<p>Your phone will also send text …

Wi-Fi

9 Signs She Is The One You Should Marry

Have you found the woman you should marry? While everyone is looking for different traits in their life partners, there are some essential traits you …