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Gorgeous beach house in Massachusetts with barn-like details

This beautiful summer beach house was designed by <b>Architects</b> in collaboration with <b>MVI Design</b>, located on Menemsha Beach, Massachusetts. The home has …

2 brothers traded the desk job life for a year of travel across all 50 US states — here's how much money they saved

"We're two Floridian brothers fighting society's natural pull to the post-college desk life," they write on their blog. "Who says you can't do meaningful work that you love and have fun doing it? We say you can."<p>To prove it, they left their home base in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2016 — and any …

Three Photoshop gems photographers will love

I can’t believe a year has passed since I was speaking about some of my favourite Photoshop features at the 2015 Photography Show. As well as the …

Brian Smith Field Tests The New G Master Lenses In New Orleans

As a Sony Artisan Of Imagery, Brian Smith was given the opportunity to get more than advance information about the new Sony G Master lenses...he was …

New Orleans

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His …

BMW F31 Sports Wagon gets some visual upgrades and custom wheels

The BMW F31 3 Series Sports Wagon is a car that combines the best of both worlds into one package. Aside from the extra trunk space, the car brings …

BMW

51 Reasons Living In Chicago Ruins You For Life

I'm not gonna lie... a lot of the reasons are food.

Why Millennials Have Stopped Loving Facebook | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>History can happen in a moment.<p>One leap beyond the norm, one word beyond the usual, one push of a nuclear button can send humanity soaring--or sinking--in a new direction.<p>I fear that may have …

Social Media

22 of the most beautiful photos from the app that's a more artistic version of Instagram

VSCO is our go-to app for making our Instagram pictures stand out.<p>It gives you gorgeous filters and editing options that are far superior to Instagram's native ones. And it even has its own network that is essentially a more artistic and curated version of Instagram.<p>Promoting beautiful photos is …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ranked: From Worst to Best

There is no gig in music like the Super Bowl halftime show. You have 12 minutes to justify your legend. You have 150 million people watching, most of …

An Inside Look at Y Combinator's Ambitious Plan to Mentor 2,000 Startups a Year | Inc.com

After 10 years of teaching startups to find product-market fit then grow like crazy, Y Combinator is finally following its own playbook.<p>When the famous Silicon Valley accelerator began in 2005, it was just that: a prestigious three month program known for pumping out 100 companies every batch.<p>It …

Why Millennials And Governments Must Prepare For The Industries Of The Future Today

The world’s economy may look drastically different in the next 20 years. Industries being built today–from robot caregivers to digital money–are creating new jobs and opportunities. In his book, The Industries of the Future, innovation expert and former advisor to past Sec. of State Hillary …

President Obama wants to fund trains and self-driving cars with a new oil tax

An awesome idea that's already DOA<p>President Barack Obama has refreshingly made the future of transportation a hallmark of his final year in office. Today, he announced his plan to take those efforts a step further by including $300 billion worth of investments in mass transit, autonomous vehicles, …

You Have a Great Business Idea. What Now?

Plato said that necessity is the mother of invention, but if you've ever been struck by a sudden creative notion, you know that showers, falling asleep, waking up, and drinking your morning coffee can all be serendipitous moments when inspiration unexpectedly strikes.<p>If you woke up this morning …

Over 1,500 Free 4K Stock Video Clips, All Courtesy of a Single Cinematographer

Mitch Martinez is a Philadelphia-based director of photography and cinematographer. Over the past 2.5 years, he has been working on building a free …

Young people, please don’t start your own startup until you are prepared

A 36-year-old friend of mine recently got turned down by a “venture capitalist” in Taiwan, who said: “you are doomed to fail if you start your own …

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

Archipl-Architects converts former washing machine factory into light-filled workplace

Archipl-Architects has converted a 19th-century factory into the regional headquarters for a care home in Ghent, Belgium (+ slideshow).<p>The local …

Washing Machines

Why Chicago Is Shaping Up to Be One of the Hottest Tech Startup Scenes | Inc.com

The advent of 3D printing makes manufacturing less costly. At large, the manufacturing sector is being infused with many technological advancements, he says, noting that the maker movement in particular is good for business.<p>"In Chicago, you see a lot of marketplace businesses and software as …

Startups

How to Move Your Playlists from Spotify to Apple Music

We've been experimenting with Apple Music for over a month now, but there are still a few important questions that pop up with the new music streaming service, the first being "How can I import my playlists from Spotify?"<p>The short answer is that you can't without using third-party software. After …

Weekend Getaway: The Best of Nantucket in Just Three Days

An alluring mix of quiet beaches and restrained New England charm makes a long-weekend getaway to this island off the coast of Cape Cod a summertime classic<p>Cycling around Nantucket is a warm-weather rite for the young and not-so-young. Pictured here is Siasconset (known locally as ‘Sconset), home …

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

7 simple strategies to finding an excellent mentor

A mentor can be one of the most invaluable assets for any entrepreneur or person looking to drive their business or career forward.<p>Mentors are a …

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …

Google Applies Pressure on Insurance Innovation

Insurance is one of the last industries to innovate and fully embrace data, analytics and customer communication technologies.<p>It’s a common thread in nearly every industry: Innovation occurs when consumers’ growing needs and expectations converge with intense competition. It’s no surprise, then, …

Is 'Lifestyle Inflation' Making You Broke?

The tendency to spend more as you earn more can short change your long-term goals.<p>In theory, when your paycheck gets bigger, so should your ability …