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20 of the Best WordPress Plugins For a More Powerful Blog

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There’s a saying you’ll often hear around Buffer’s content team: “There’s probably a plugin for that!”<p>We’re often chasing new ways to work smarter, faster and more productively—and the same is true of our Buffer blog.<p>We’re quick to grab any and all …

Five new, excellent OpenStack tutorials

<b>A group of guides to better navigate the basics</b> of OpenStack. Each guide covers the essential parts of how to install and use the core OpenStack …

12 Hot Data Center Startups To Watch

1/<p>Rex Computing: Low-power servers built by a child prodigy<p><b>Company:</b> Rex Computing<p><b>Funding raised:</b> Unknown, but Rex Computing's cofounder, Thomas …

Venture Capital

OpenStack Scale-out Networking Architecture

A detailed description of how Cloudscaling's Open Cloud System (OCS) has solved the network scalability problems in OpenStack. We'll cover how and why we designed a Layer-3 (L3) scale-out network, how we plugin and extend OpenStack, and talk about why we did it this way.

11 Things You'd Never Guess About Singapore

Yes, it's the home of Angry Birds cable cars and a theme park for "Chinese legends and folklore."<p>But that's not <i>all</i> you need to know about Singapore. The island nation has some sneaky wonders, laws and customs -- it costs $56,000 for the permit to own a car?! -- that you might never have guessed. …

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures?<p>The world is full of wonders, sometimes you just have to look a little harder to find them. These 14 spots are lesser-known but equally (if not more) breathtaking.<p><b>1. Whitehaven Beach</b><p>The …

25 Ways To Become The Happiest Version Of Yourself

I wish I had the perfect recipe and could douse you all with a concoction of a timeless and magical potion for lifelong happiness. I’m hoping that …

A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and …

Management

Co-CEOs...and Other Org Chart Disasters to Avoid | Inc.com

There are of course any number of contributing factors in the sad, sorry tale of the decline of RIM (known to most people by the name of their flagship product, the Blackberry).<p>One straw in the wind was particularly telling, however, and that was trying to run the business with two co-CEO's. I …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions | Inc.com

The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of ideas. Some are your own, while others are from your team. Some are well-baked concepts …

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive as they do so.<p>Based upon hundreds of conversations I've had about bosses and jobs, here's …

Employment

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Where will you go in 2014? We can't plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you …

10 Motivational Quotes That'll Make You Fearless

When is the last time you missed an opportunity because of fear or self doubt?<p>We’re all guilty of it. Sometimes, it’s staying in your comfort zone in …

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!<p><b>Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental</b> …

Interviews — Redecentralize.org

#23: Pablo Ojanguren - SwellRT<p>Pablo Ojanguren talks about SwellRT, a real-time framework for making decentralized apps. It is based on the Apache …

Nepal Photos

See photos of Nepal (including Kathmandu, the Himalaya, Mustang, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

Top Tips From the World's Best Cruisers

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Nicholas DeRenzo.</i><p>How do you choose the perfect cabin, make your own porthole, and never, ever get lost at sea? The winners of our World's Best Cruiser contest spill their time-tested cruising secrets.<p>MEET OUR EXPERTS<p>We recently asked readers to stake their …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

57 startup lessons

There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I …

Successful Entrepreneur Rules | Entrepreneurship Success

Daring truth bombs about entrepreneurship. Brace yourself<p>Have you ever dreamt of owning your own business? Or being your own boss? Or starting your …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

10 best Android tablet apps that all tablet owners should have

Tablets may not be the most popular pieces of hardware out there. However, there are tons of people who have them and use them everyday. They’re great for productivity, media consumption, and reading. These are things you can do on a phone. However, the extra screen real estate really helps make it …

Market first, code later

How the full-stack marketer breaks the rules to get started<p>Most startup projects fail because they never even get off the ground. Ideas stay in the …

Product Management