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28 Tools to Help You Launch Your Startup

It’s the catch-22 of the startup world: you want to launch something cool, but you need money to do it, but you won’t have money until you launch …

Web Design

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselves are looking to disrupt.<p>Speculation about the “next dot-com bubble” abounds weekly; …

Things I've Learned About Building & Coding HTML Email Templates

I previously published “Things I’ve learned about sending email”. A lot of people seemed to like the post and thought it was a great intro to sending …

Web Development

Designers: 10 Presentation & Talks You Need to See

Design conferences are fun. They are full of energetic, creative people exchanging ideas and giving brilliant talks. But these events can also be …

The Chandelier Of The Future Is Made From 1,100 Moving LEDs

LEDs are often discussed in technological or scientific terms, but increasingly common are experimental and artistic uses, demonstrating that the simple bulbs can be used for almost anything.<p>Russian creative agency Ascreen* along with Timeline and Atlantic Star** has created a spectacular LED …

Rem Koolhaas: “There’s Been Very Little Rethinking Of What Cities Can Be”

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect dishes on cities, what architecture and film have in common, and the idiocy of design competitions.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Why is the design of so many cities so bad?</b> <b><br>Rem Koolhaas:</b> Very few cities these days are really designed, and that may be partly the problem, the …

Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab

Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its support for third-party apps and, obviously, its …

Silicon Valley

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

The Complete Guide To Shoulder Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>The most common problem among gym-goers is having good front delts, okay middle delts, and weak rear delts.<br>• You know …

22 Movies Every Designer Should Watch On Netflix

In search of some inspiration? Then we have the movies for you!<p>Sometimes you take a look at your Netflix queue and think there’s nothing decent on the service. That’s not entirely true! Netflix has certainly lost its library of mainstream Hollywood films over the past few years. But for the …

Why China Is Investing In Design

Hand over your design advantage, America.<p>China is a place where many of the world’s most amazing products are manufactured, but seldom designed. Now, the China Academy of Art (CAA), backed by funding from the Chinese government, is making a series of aggressive moves to change that. The university …

Tonight, Fall Asleep Instantly With This Breathing Trick

Plagued by anxiety night after night? Relying on over-the-counter meds? Just not getting the sleep your body requires? If any of this sounds all too familiar, this breathing trick will help you get to bed sooner — no prescriptions required.<p>The exercise is called the 4-7-8 technique, and Dr. Andrew …

Video Tutorials

9 of the Hardest and Best Exercises from Real Trainers

From ab burners to total-body exercises, these moves are so hard that even trainers love to hate them<p>No matter how much of a gym rat you are, there …

New York City

These are the most amazing aerial photos of New York ever, period

It's always exciting to receive a message from a master like Vincent Laforet telling you about his new photos. This time he has outdone himself (once …

Photography

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

Double Stimulation Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>Much of what you've heard about muscle recovery and rest days is a myth.<br>• You <i>can</i> train the same muscle group two days in …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

What Can You Do With Code?

The language of the 21st century is undeniably digital. We're on our computers and cell phones most of the day, whether responding to emails, checking our social networks or reading the latest news. Tech luminaries like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg loom large in the public …

The Art of Endurance: How to Boost Your Willpower

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Last month, I came up with the brilliant idea of attempting to hold a forearm plank for fifteen minutes with just 30 days to train.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>For those of …

Build Boulder Shoulders with the Ahrens Press

<b>Duration</b> 60 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The late Perry Reader, considered one of the most notable and honest Iron Game historians of all-time, …

The Proper Way To Listen To Music

Audiophile or not, the basic requirement for enjoying your music is a great speaker. If you add portability, then you have a winner on your hands. …

Back on Track for Greater Growth

<b>Duration</b> 1 day<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Rows, pulldowns and chins — these exercises comprise the nuts and bolts of any solid back training routine. …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

How Hyper-Targeting Got my Startup in Gear for Growth

<i>This article is part of a series written by speakers featuring at TNW USA Conference on December 10 in New York.</i><p><i>Alexandra Chong is CEO & Founder of Lulu, a private network for women to share their experiences and make smarter decisions, starting with relationships.</i><p>I often get asked whether Lulu …

6 Alternative Flours For Gluten-Free Baking

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about what kinds of treats to bake this year. But if you have celiac disease or a wheat allergy, you have to pay a little closer attention to what ingredients you use. When regular all-purpose flour isn't an option, …

Food

5 Tricks To Make Your Workout Feel Easier

These all-natural, totally legal performance enhancers will help you feel less tired and more pumped-up.<p>By Corrie Pikul

This Traffic Generation Strategy Made $100,000 on Indiegogo

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on Crowdfund Insider.</i><p>If there’s one big lesson about crowdfunding I’ve learnt in the past eight months, it is that pre-launch marketing can make or break your campaign. I’ve gone from knowing next to nothing about …