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10 Startup Founders Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

When you're thinking about starting a company or first in the entrepreneurial trenches, any nugget of advice you can get from someone who's been …

How Netflix won CES

<i>Additional reporting by Nathan Ingraham</i><p>The television industry has been holding its breath. Just a few years after TV manufacturers banked on 3D to drive another round of TV purchases, they’ve found themselves having to change direction, using 4K as the latest carrot to entice consumers. But there …

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

Positivity Vs Negativity: It's A Question Of Focus | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Well, not for everyone. Some people seem to have it coded into their DNA. The kind of person that has their house burn down, but the cookie jar …

Brown Sugar Berry Crumble Muffins Recipe

Rich with brown sugar and tangy yogurt, these super moist and tender berry muffins are topped with a crunchy buttery streusel.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe developer, former bakery owner, and author of the new cookbook One Bowl Baking: Simple From Scratch Recipes for …

How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know …

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The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Humanity

Want to volunteer this holiday season? Don't.

The holiday spirit is about even the coldest hearts melting, Ebenezer Scrooge–style, and hearts growing three sizes, the Grinch–style, and lending a …

What Is 'Creativity' In Advertising, And When Does It Lead To Market Performance?

“I wasn’t expecting the positive correlation that we had,” explains Professor Werner Reinartz in a recent interview about his ground-breaking article in the Harvard Business Review, <i>Creativity in Advertising: When It Works and When It Doesn’t</i>. “When we started the research, I was agnostic. Even …

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I’ll admit, I’m not a huge summer-lover. I flourish wearing cozy sweaters, curling up with a cup of tea, and cuddling with my pup when it’s cold out. But seeing as seasons change with no regard to my preferences (how dare they!), I’ve decided to be super-excited about putting summer’s delicious …

Bitcoin hits $1,000 for the first time

The virtual currency Bitcoin, a decentralized form of money that approximates cash on the internet, has never been worth more. The price of a single bitcoin has soared above $1,000 on Mt. Gox, one of the main exchanges where the currency is bought and sold. As of this writing, the price is $1,020 …

3 Essential Tips for Using the Cloud

Jessica asks,<p>I've decided to trust the cloud for my business, but I'm still concerned about reliability. What can I do to make sure I can still …

Greg Guillemin's "Secret Life of Superheroes, Part 2)... and animated characters... http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/greg-guillemins-the-secret-life-of-superheroes

Okay, this looks hard. Shadow art plus sculpture? See how its done... http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/unity-and-other-installations-by-bohyun-yoon

11 Tips & Tricks to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half

There are only so many first dates you can go on so as to lower your grocery bills, right? There's got to be a better way. Especially since most dates are so traumatizing that afterwards, we generally want to curl up inside of a giant tub filled with Ben & Jerry's and/or spend a week at the Canyon …

Hide Secret Messages in Facebook Photos With This Chrome Extension

It's no secret that Facebook isn't the best place for keeping secrets.<p>Owen Campbell-Moore, a computer science student at Oxford University, designed …

Thing You Must Plant This Instant: Cucamelons

They're grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. And they're totally easy to grow.

Gardening

in Food onApr 5, 2013 3:20 pm

<i>Chuck Sudo/Chicagoist</i><p>Bacon, depending on who one asks, has either jumped the shark, is an ongoing fad with no signs of ebbing or is an indelible part …