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This $14M French chateau is the ultimate fixer-upper

Wowza<p>Today in real estate fall from grace: The incredible Château d’Aubiry in Southern France, on the market since 2011, has been spotted on Le Bon Coin (the French equivalent of Craigslist) asking a mere €12.6 million (or roughly $13.7 million.) That’s a whole 50 percent price chop from its …

This $3,300 refrigerator has a Keurig coffee maker built in

High-end refrigerators have featured ice-makers and cold water taps for years. But GE thinks what's missing from your fridge is hot coffee.<p>The $3,300 GE Café series refrigerator features a Keurig (GMCR) K-Cup brewer that uses the fridge's filtered water to make a single cup of joe.<p>To make a cup of …

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The 12 Worst Apple Products Of All Time

Apple is known for the hit products it has released in the last decade: the iPod, the iPhone, and most recently the iPad.<p>But the company hasn't always been a synonym for success.<p>Some of of its products, particularly in the '80s and '90s, were huge flops.<p>From the PowerPC to the Pippin game console, …

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District's Ambitious Personalized Learning Effort Shows Progress

Complete Coverage<p>—James Jason Lee for Education Week<p>| Includes correction(s).<p>As students file into math teacher John Williams' 6th grade class at …

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is constantly ticking away from us. No matter how long our to-do lists grow, we’re only allotted 24 hours a day, which can make balancing work and family obligations while maintaining a healthy lifestyle feel like a cruel puzzle …

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Is It Okay to Have Uneven Bridal Parties?

*Choosing your bridal party can be exciting but also equally stressful. Maybe you're the type of girl who only has a few close friends or you might be someone who has several sisters and a lot of ladies you couldn't imagine <i>not</i> standing at the altar with you. But once you figure out who's going to …

Why Is Amazon Flailing?

With the disastrous release of Kindle Fire Phone and the utterly ignorable Echo, it seems Amazon has lost its way.<p>At the root of the issue is Amazon's confusion as to what it is. It seems that Amazon sees itself (or desperately wants to be) a product company that does logistics exceedingly well. …

5 office policies that would benefit American workers

Businesses around the world follow these practices that make employees happier and more productive.<p>Many Americans tend to dislike their jobs, …

Ken Burns: Glacier National Park in trouble

If you're interested in seeing the namesake glaciers of Glacier National Park, Ken Burns has a piece of advice: hurry.<p>"The great sadness of Glacier National Park is that it's probably going to be true that fairly soon, we're going to call it 'The National Park Formerly Known as Glacier'," Burns …

My Unlikely Road to Entrepreneurship - Market Brief

Writing this first blog post feels a bit like writing a dating profile. There’s all this pressure to come up with a charming witty way of introducing …

3 Tips for Saving Time Every Day

Cofounder, www.GetMomentum.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're a fast learner. You're a self-starter. You are ready to take your product or service to the next level, but you don't have enough time each day.<p>Few entrepreneurs find the "Holy Grail" of learning …

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Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

If you want to keep your credit card information and other personal data safe from hackers, it’s a scary time to go shopping in America: Payment system hacks have targeted a rash of retail chains of late, including Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels, Goodwill, SuperValue and most recently, UPS.<p>Sadly, …

Featured Shop: Italic Home

My name is Colin Evan Pritchett and I design and create all of the products for my shop, Italic Home. I recently moved myself and my business to Portland, Oregon.<p>I grew up in a very creative family, and from the beginning I had my sights set on anything that required thinking outside the box. After …

The Twitteraholic’s Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter

Most educators who learn to use Twitter effectively say they learn more from their personal learning network (PLN) on Twitter than they’ve achieved …

The Educators’ Guide to Reddit – Sharing, Learning, and Where Students Are

How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business

Avoid the social media time-suck: Choose the channels that align with your audience to become a social media success story.<p>Social media can be a lot like social life: fun, demanding, confusing, awkward ... and rewarding. As a rule, though--once we're out of high school--social doesn't dominate our …

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Beware: Facebook can hurt your reputation and wallet

A football fan is plucked from the World Cup audience, handed a modelling contract and gets 2m views on YouTube – but it is all taken away after photos emerge of her hunting big game in Africa. When will people learn that social media can bite back?<p>When 17-year-old Axelle Despiegelaere went to …

29 LinkedIn Tips for Professional Networking, Business & Marketing

Discover top tips on using LinkedIn for professional networking, business, and marketing with this ultimate guide.

Get the most out of LinkedIn with these 10 tips

LinkedIn has grown to be one of the most popular social media sites for business professionals to make connections and build their network. At times though, it can seem like only big businesses or recruiters use LinkedIn.<p>However, LinkedIn offers plenty of great tools for small and medium-sized …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

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French blogger fined over review's Google search placing

<b>A French judge has ruled against a blogger because her scathing restaurant review was too prominent in Google search results.</b><p>The judge ordered that the post's title be amended and told the blogger Caroline Doudet to pay damages.<p>Ms Doudet said the decision made it a crime to be highly ranked on …

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.<p>Amazon's Kindle Unlimited e-book subscription service, unveiled Friday, raised new questions about how much the company pays its …

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your iPad

Why not tap into your iPad's full potential?<p>We've got you covered.<p>From tips to make your iPad experience more enjoyable to unique apps that let your iPad do new things, these tricks will keep your tablet feeling fresh and more capable than ever.

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Ten Things You Didn't Know Google Now Could Do

Siri's not the only virtual assistant in town.<p>Apple’s Siri is not the only mobile virtual assistant in town. There’s Google Now for Android devices, Cortana for Microsoft’s Windows Phone and plenty of third-party “artificial intelligence” apps that try to make your mobile calendar or contact lists …