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Steve Jobs Was a Master at Looking Into the Future: You Can Be Too

Steve Jobs knew how to keep his company constantly adapting to the future. Do you?<p>You've watched it happen to venerable brands like Kodak, Blockbuster, and Radio Shack. What was once an apparently invincible business is swept under by changing times and market conditions--and the dogged …

Small Biz Ahead

Felicia Sullivan<p>We get it. You don't have time to survey every customer who walks through the door or visits your online shop. Getting through your …

Small Business

Abduzeedo Material Design

This weekend I started working on an Android mobile version of the site using the Material Design spec. The style-guide is super complete and covers …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

1 Key Ingredient of Every Successful Startup Pitch

Every successful startup pitch has one ingredient for success. Without this one ingredient, the pitch might fail miserably.<p>I was sitting in the crowd during a startup pitch event. The presenter strode up to the stage with an air of confidence and California cool. He said one simple …

Why you don't need God

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was January 2014 and I was sitting on the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.<p>You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19 years. I …

Atheism

Ancient Scottish Sea Reptile Not 'Nessie,' But Just As Cute

Scientists in Scotland have found a prehistoric behemoth: a previously unknown species of reptile that lived in the oceans during the time of dinosaurs. And before you ask, no, scientists do not believe this new fossil has anything to do with the Loch Ness monster.<p>Paleontologist Stephen Brusatte, …

'60 Minutes' Just Called Obamacare A Disaster. Here's What They Didn't Tell You.

<i>60 Minutes</i> on Sunday ran an eye-raising exposé of the health law’s many shortcomings — or as correspondent Lesley Stahl called the segment, “What Obamacare Doesn’t Do.”<p>Unfortunately, when it came to telling a complete story about the Affordable Care Act, there was a lot that <i>60 Minutes</i> itself didn’t …

Health Care

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Apps

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Android 5.0 Lollipop source code available for Sony Xperia Z3, Z2 and more, AOSP flavored

Sony Mobile<p>While we all wait for the official full release of Android 5.0 Lollipop for all of our devices, many manufacturers have taken advantage of the head start Google gave us and are pushing out previews or AOSP variants of Lollipop for us to play with.<p>This holds true today as Sony has …

How to Break Your Phone Contract Without Paying Dearly

This is America, land of the two-year mobile contract, and home of the carrier-subsidized smartphone. Sure, this arrangement saves you a few hundred …

Find an Apartment in No Time With These Essential Apps

Between a tight apartment supply, rising prices, and stiff competition, locating a place to live isn’t easy. These apps will help you find—and …

Android Modders, Your Ultimate Flagship Phone Has Arrived

If you're into tinkering with your Android device, you've probably heard of CyanogenMod. It's an open source operating system that lets you modify …

Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making

Three months ago, Stephen Wolfram gave VentureBeat a sneak peek into the future of the Wolfram Language, a totally symbolic, heavily natural, intensely knowledge-based, and extremely large computer programming language. At the time, he struggled to explain exactly what Wolfram Language is.<p>That’s …

9 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

You've got a busy life. Work, school, social gatherings, family time — there's a lot to pack into one day.<p>Technology is here to save you. While …

How to find and delete duplicate files on your Mac

No one likes to find themselves running out of hard drive space on their Mac. Weeding through files and deciding what to delete and what to keep is a …

Industrial Edison Style Chandelier

Many of you have asked about my DIY industrial Edison style chandelier. As I promised, here is the tutorial for my dining room, and now kitchen bar …

Wooden Mosaic Wall Art DIY

Hiya! It's Mandi here, from Making Nice in the Midwest. Sometimes window shopping can be frustrating. But other times, window shopping can cause …

How To Trace Deliberate Criminal Infections Back To Their Sources

The microbe-sourcing technique has played a role in many modern investigations, including the 2001 U.S. anthrax attacks and one man's terrible revenge scheme against his mistress. But how does it work?<p>Who infected whom? That's the question behind some of the juiciest (doctor deliberately injects …

5 Fast, Easy, Fresh Comfort Food Recipes for Dinner

From shrimp to lamb stir-fry, these five quick, easy comfort food recipes will become weeknight dinner staples.<p>It's March, which means we're almost out of the woods—the snow is thawing (mostly), we're creeping up to 40 degrees in the daytime (in the northeast), and it's no longer dark at 5 p.m. But …

26 Light, Fresh Seafood Recipes for Spring

Delicate, green, springy flavors pair particularly well with seafood, so check out these 26 light recipes for ocean-dwellers like shrimp, clams, salmon, halibut, and more.<p>It's only the second week of March, but we're already looking toward spring produce—and those delicate, green flavors pair …

Clams

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

Home Depot

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

A Conversation With The President Of The World's First Non-Profit, Tuition-Free, Accredited, Online University

Shai Reshef is an Israeli-born entrepreneur who now lives in Pasadena, California. Although his master’s degree is in Chinese politics, he has made his name professionally in private education. He served as chairman and CEO of the Kidum Group, an Israeli test preparation which he sold to Kaplan, …

An Introduction To Full Stack JavaScript

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Using Brainwriting For Rapid Idea Generation

11 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

UI Fonts

This one took a while to put together but finally the UI Fonts are now available at UI8! Free pack attached as usual. How it works: Install the font, …

18 Yahoo Answer Fails That Will Make You Facepalm

Yahoo Answers Bizarre Tech Questions<p>1. How do I YouTube?<p>2. Twitter <i>and</i> Facebook?<p>3. Urgent pls help<p>4. So scary<p>5. Passwords are hard<p>6. The credit card …