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7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

NASA Just Made All Its Research Free Online

Well that takes care of our Sunday plans.<p>Yesterday, NASA announced a massive new public project that will make all of its publicly funded research available online for free. A new portal, Pubspace, will host thousands of NASA research articles on topics like the toxicity of lunar dust or the make …

How To Travel The World For Free

You'll be amazed at these smart, effective ways to cut travel costs you thought were unavoidable—whether you're planning to WWOOF your way around the …

Travel

Three-Day Weekend: Berlin

High style and hip design doesn't have to be expensive. You can experience art, restaurants, and nightlife in the trendy Mitte and Kreuzberg …

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

Universe

The teen who made a revolutionary robot arm

In the video above, watch the story of how a 19-year-old inventor came up with a truly remarkable robotic limb.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the series, we’re bringing back some of our favourite articles about the</i> …

Loneliness

How this man traveled the world on a budget, visiting 60 countries in 3 years

Hiking through the Himalayas, celebrating Carnival in three different Brazilian cities, even watching an elephant walk within two or three feet of you in the middle of Zimbabwe. These seem like memories that would take a lifetime (or two) to create.<p>But, three years and 60 countries later, Walter …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

Livescribe launches Moleskine-branded pen-and-notebook bundle

Livescribe is selling a new bundle of products comprised of a Moleskine-branded Livescribe 3 smartpen and tool belt, a Moleskine notebook that works with the device, one-year subscription to Evernote Premium and Livescribe+ apps for iOS and Android. The number of times we've mentioned the Italian …

How We Afford to Travel

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family. Spending lots of money on family travel is an investment in my …

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

Self-improvement

Trifecta Off-Road Electric Bike

The Trifecta off-road electric bike is an engineering marvel starting with its 20 inch aluminium 7075 frame and continuing on with many fantastic …

18 Trips of a Lifetime: Introducing Condé Nast Traveler Voyages

Our hand-crafted selection of once-in-a-lifetime trips to the great places of the world.<p>The world's whisper never stops; it comes at us ten, 20 times a day, whenever we check Instagram or see the modern version of a postcard from a Facebook friend. We all have our lists, and they're growing by the …

National Parks

Travel Packing List - Your Complete Guide to a Smart Journey

A good travel packing list is an essential start to travel like a pro. We provide the most complete vacation packing list for a smart journey.

This text message service is the best way to find out about incredible travel deals before anyone else

Thanks to DealRay, that'll never happen again, as signing up for the service means getting instant SMS alerts with the cheapest airfare deals currently available straight to your phone.<p>According to the site, users save an average of $318 on deals through the service, which is how we heard about the …

Travel Deals

The best beaches of the Albanian Riviera

Albania’s rugged coastline, with traditional villages nestled in isolated bays and golden beaches lapped by turquoise waters, was a revelation when travellers first started discovering the country a decade ago. Since then Europe’s last untouched beaches have changed almost beyond recognition, but …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Safe Travel Tips: Don't Get Scammed, Robbed or Ripped Off

It’s common sense, right? Don’t get scammed, robbed or ripped-off when traveling. Of course, you can be victimized anywhere but it can be a real …

Ohio State University

16 Fabulous Road Trips Around the World • McCool Travel

To get suggestions for road trips around the world, I enlisted help from some online travel friends.<p>My only “rules” were a favorite road trip outside …

8 Time-Tested Task Management Methods

Always on the search for a more efficient way to work, I have a penchant for exploring and writing about productivity methods. But it's sort of a …

100 Best Places to Visit in Europe Before you Die: Part Three

Moving on to Part Three of the 100 Best Places to Visit in Europe, where I list 10 more of the most incredible places to see in Europe, that deserve …

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Java tutorial for beginners

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Java

In the Market for a New Laptop? Here’s Your 2017 Guide

Though the tablet’s stolen a bit of the laptop’s thunder, true productivity hounds know that getting stuff done still happens more effortlessly on …

Intel Corporation

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

6 Free Apps for Startup Entrepreneurs to Save Money

Startup entrepreneurs often need to juggle many roles, ranging from administrative assistant and accountant to project manager and marketer. But …

Ares 11 is a 2-in-1 tablet for just $197, features quad-core Intel CPU and Lollipop

E Fun isn’t exactly a top-tier Android OEM, but their tablets are quickly becoming pretty commonplace at big box retailers (such as Walmart) and through various online shopping sites, offering up reasonably spec’d devices at pretty aggressive pricing. The OEM, best known for its Nextbook line, is …

Gear & Gadgets

Neptune Suite - Seamless Computing

The Neptune suite might just change the way we think about computing. The idea is to have one hub that does all the hard work and interfacing with …

Gear & Gadgets

How Nice Guys Can Impress Women

Follow these steps to score like a jerk—without becoming one yourself<p>Men always ask us why women won't sleep with nice guys. We will. It's just that jerks have been able to perfect the first-impression package that catches our attention. And in our years as sex-advice columnists, it has become …