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A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Six secrets to success from 2014’s Hot 30 Under 30

<b>They’re passionate go-getters, resilient and creative – and also very young.</b><p><i>SmartCompany’s</i> Hot 30 Under 30 for 2014 are the best and brightest of the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

8 Rules for Altering Baking Recipes

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Go rogue the right way with Alice's tips for changing up baking recipes.</i><p>Altering recipes is a fantastic way to invent whole new dishes, but tinkering with cakes and …

Add these to your morning routine! Joy Bauer's healthy breakfast ideas

Starting your day with a nutritious meal is key to a good morning. A key formula for an ideal breakfast is to aim for an "8/4" winning combination; that means, at least 8 grams protein and 4 grams fiber in your meal. (Also, if you're trying to lose weight, keep it to no more than 300 calories).<p>Here …

14 Wild Salmon Recipes that Bring Out the Best in the Local Catch

Wild salmon isn't cheap, but it's worth it. It's a fish you can feel good about eating, and not just because it's delicious.<p>Wild salmon is to farmed what fine wine is to grape juice. Richer, more complex, deliciously nuanced. Here are 14 of our favorite to cook it.<p>Also, in case we haven’t made …

Seafood

Sponsored post: Choosing WordPress, Drupal or Joomla for your website

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are all open-source content-management-system (CMS) platforms that have been built by developer …

What the Internet Looked Like Pre-Drupal, WordPress & Joomla

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for</i> <i>Rackspace Digital</i><i>, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Putting together a recent comparison infographic of WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! got me thinking about what the Internet looked like before open source content management …

Meet The Free App That Wants To Keep You Safe From Kidnapping

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, your first instinct may not be to reach for your smartphone for help. But a Brooklyn developer has built a new emergency app, ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped,’ that could help make you feel a bit safer, just in time for the World Cup.<p>The title’s a bit blunt–if …

America's Most Profitable Products

Successful companies frequently depend on just one product for a large share of their sales. That’s true for some of the most iconic brands, including Coca-Cola, Marlboro, Jack Daniels, and Apple. In many cases, these products not only represent an outsized share of their company’s revenue, but …

SugarCRM: Should Salesforce.com Be Worried?

When it comes to CRM (customer relationship management) software, Salesforce.com seems to be the only option.<p>Yet there are a variety of competitors making a dent in the company’s armor. Just look at SugarCRM. Founded about a decade ago, the company now has its software deployed by over 1.5 million …

Generation XXX: Why we're afraid of internet porn

People like porn. It's not a surprising statement, and it's not true of everyone, but there are just a lot of people that like porn. Nine million of …

5 reasons you should forget the coding bootcamp & study online instead

Teaching coding languages and skills is a critical need in today’s technology-infused society, but we’re falling behind in the talent wars.<p>Even though programming jobs are some of the best paying in the world, the gap of qualified developers and programmers is only projected to increase in the next …

You can’t break copyright by looking at something online, Europe’s top court rules

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mtkang<p>Internet users who look at copyrighted material online aren’t breaking copyright by doing so, the …

This social-shopping startup is now a billion-dollar company with $200M in the bank

Mogujie, a Chinese social shopping platform, announced today $200 million in its fourth funding. Investors include Hopu Fund, TBP Capital, Qiming Venture Partners, IDG Capital Partners, and Banyan Fund.The company is reportedly now valued at $1 billion.<p>We don’t yet know whether the reported …

Google Hangouts for Web Gets Sketch Message Feature

Recently, Google introduced a new update for Hangouts on Android, introducing some new features such as the ability to set custom notifications on …

You’re running out of time to protect your computer

International law enforcement authorities over the weekend took control of two hacker networks that have infected more than a million computers …

Why Bad Financial Predictions Will Kill Your Startup

<i>Paul Jackson is the Founder of Worthworm.</i><p>If headlines are to be believed, it’s a great time to get into the startup game. It seems like every day startup after startup is announcing its most recent million dollar round of funding or billion dollar valuation. However, if you’re just entering this …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

3 Brands That Are Driving The Future of Social-Mobile Shopping

<i>Franklin Morris is a Senior Writer for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Think about the last time you made a purchase—whether a new pair of shoes or a flat screen TV. Did you buy from your smartphone or your laptop? Did you engage in social-mobile shopping by …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

What Makes a Leader?

Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary—intellectual abilities and technical skills who was promoted into a …

From the ‘grabber’ to the ‘closer’: 7 steps to giving a persuasive presentation

by Conor Neill<p>When it comes to persuasive communication, if you wander, you are lost. Too often presentations fail to deliver results because they …

Public Speaking

Behind Intel's New Fashion Collaborations

With the worlds of fashion and technology set to become increasingly intertwined, Intel has announced a series of collaborations with Opening …