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Smart mattress will out your lying, cheating spouse

If you suspect that your significant other is bringing others into your bedroom, you could have an adult conversation about it or seek couple's counseling. Alternatively, you can buy a $1,700 smart mattress called the Smarttress that will tell you when your partner is having sex with someone that …

Why hotels avoid Room 420

To the uninitiated, 420 (or 4:20 or 4/20) is a number with a strong association with cannabis (see the bottom of this page for why), hence April 20, or 4/20 in American date-keeping, has become a day for smoking and celebrating weed.<p>But it’s not just the date which brings the stoners out around the …

In-app Gestures and Mobile App Usability

When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, <i>touchscreen-centered interaction</i> got mainstream attention and users learned that they could not tap on the …

17 things you can stop wasting your money on

We've all regretted a purchase at some point. Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but everything is remarkably easy to purchase with the swipe of a plastic card or the click of a button. To help you make smart spending decisions, here are 17 things you can stop wasting your money …

Personal Finance

Why Aren’t There More Women in Tech? (Infographic)

Source: Twitter.comWomen are under-represented in the tech sector. Not only that, but they’re underpaid, often passed for promotions and faced with …

5 Hobbies That Can Make You Smarter (Infographic)

Your teachers were right: Your brain is like a muscle. To make it smarter, all you need to do is lift intellectual weights -- and often.<p>Studies show that regularly exercising our minds with challenging new stimuli -- not endless hours of <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> -- increases IQ. It’s true. …

Hobbies

The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party

Reading a room is a skill that can be learned; a guide to nonverbal cues like how people stand or hold their hands<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Some people enter a room of strangers and glide along from one lively conversation to …

Researchers determined 4 reasons why you can't quit Facebook

Many of us have tried, yet come crawling back days later to get our daily fix of racist commentary from balding ex-high school classmates.<p>Now, a new paper from Cornell Information Science, published in Social Media + Society, helps explain why we're so attached to the social media empire, and what …

Your ambition dictates your scale

<i>Here’s how to determine if you should “swing for the fences” or “play it safe”.</i><p>If you’re building a startup or have a keen interest in them, you …

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

Living In New York City Vs. Living In San Francisco

On the one hand: Di Fara. On the other hand: El Farolito.

San Francisco

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …

Branding

Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Opinion: 5 traps to avoid in today’s stock market

The stock market has plenty of traps, particularly in volatile times.<p>Investors can sidestep a lot of those ambushes by not taking the bait, …

Self-employed? How to write off foreign business travel

If you take a business trip to a nice foreign destination, you might want to mix in some vacation days and let the IRS subsidize your travel …

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better person and …

The cheapest handbags sold by the most luxurious brands are too expensive

But the price points these luxury brands offer vary substantially. Some brands like Fendi price their entry-level bags in the €300 ($330) range, while others like Prada set the prices around €700 ($771) — more than twice as expensive.<p>And, notably, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's research analyst …

Google offered to buy social app Path for $100 million when it was 3 months old — but the founder turned it down

It's safe to assume the exit isn't exactly what Dave Morin pictured when he first launched the company in November 2010.<p>Morin was a former Apple and Facebook employee who set out to create a mobile social network, Path. Three weeks after it launched, Path was downloaded 1.5 million times. And three …

Seeing Eye to Microscopic Eye

Picture Stories<p>The eye is an organ of extreme perfection. I have a strong interest in evolution, and eyes have developed stunning adaptations over time. This mayfly (above) is a male with what are called turban eyes—greatly enlarged eyes at the top of the head in the shape of a turban. The male …

Moths

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Luxury Lifestyle

Responsive Website or Mobile App: Do You Need Both?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Choosing between a responsive website or a native app is more a business call than going into the technical capabilities of what each platform has to offer. The reason is that the same set of customers that access your business through a …

4 Ways To Improve Customer Experience Using Data

<i>Sara Vera is a data scientist at</i> <i>Insightly</i><i>, a CRM and project management tool.</i><p>In marketing, data is power. Surveys of marketers across industries suggest that brands of all shapes and sizes have hopped on the big data bandwagon. The Direct Marketing Association found that 84 percent of respondents …

Customers

A scientist who wants to contact aliens has a plan to beam the entire internet into space

One scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute, doesn't want to send just one message: He wants to broadcast billions of messages by transmitting the entire internet into space.<p>"Such a large corpus — with its text, pictures, videos and sounds — would allow clever …

How Levi's Became a Brand With Staying Power

This story appears in the April 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In our consumer culture of shiny-new-object syndrome, it is increasingly unlikely that a brand will survive—much less thrive—for more than a few seasons. But for 162 years, Levi Strauss & Co. has done just that. The staying power …

Social Media Marketing

Uber cars now outnumber yellow cabs in New York City

You may see yellow taxis as virtually synonymous with New York City transportation, but you might have to reconsider that image before too long. New Taxi and Limousine Commission data shows that Uber cars now outnumber cabs on NYC streets, with 14,088 black and luxury vehicles versus 13,587 taxis. …

New York City

Graphene Is The World's Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner than a human hair and yet 200 times stronger than steel. It's also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is stretchable, flexible, …

Smule CEO Jeff Smith Is Weirdly Optimistic About The Music Industry

“I think this is one of the most exciting times to be in the music business.”<p>That’s not a sentiment I hear very often, but it’s what Smule CEO Jeff Smith told me this week. You could, I suppose, classify this as typical startup bluster — After all, Smith and I were talking about the success that …