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27 Essential Tools For eCommerce Developers And Designers

Back in the day, eCommerce sites used to be built from scratch. Projects would take months, and cost 5-figures and more. Expensive and time-consuming …

Web Design

Amazon's Jeff Bezos defends company after brutal exposé

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has claimed he doesn't "recognise" the company described in a damning report by the New York Times.<p>In an article …

Do we worry too much about what we eat?

Nut-free schools, gluten-free diets, careful with the carbs: anxiety around food is on the rise, and it’s not easy to sort the myth from the medical advice<p>If you’re a parent, you’ll be familiar with the “nut-free” business. This note came home from our four-year-old’s nursery: “Jack’s snack bar had …

The free stock-trading app Robinhood is taking all comers

You no longer need to stand in line to use Robinhood, the millennials-focused commission-free stock-trading app.<p>Since the company started in 2013, its app has been so popular that the company set up a waitlist. Now that list (which stood at 50,000 or so, a spokesman tells Quartz) has been scrapped …

Charles Schwab

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket - Bon Appétit

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

War

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

If you still trust Tor to keep you safe, you're out of your damn mind

Earlier today, a group of hackers who had previously shut down Playstation Network and Xbox Live turned their sights on a bigger target: the Tor …

Privacy

You can put the next stock-market crash on your 2016 calendar now

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Spoiler alert: Actually, you’ll hear the crash coming. Many, many times. You just won’t act. Won’t get out in …

The Best Way To Buy Stocks Is To Go All In And Wait

Unfortunately, playing the stock market is just not that easy.<p>Investors have several strategies they can employ when buying stocks.<p>But if you have a decent chunk of money just sitting around, you might be better off going all in and throwing everything into the stock market at once.<p>An …

Investing

Goldman's Top Economist Answers The 8 Most Important Questions For 2015

Here's a list of the questions and our quick summaries of his thoughts:<p><b>1. Will the US economy continue to grow above trend?</b> Yes. Domestic strength should offset weakness from other economies.<p><b>2. Will the dollar appreciation weigh on growth?</b> Yes, but it's manageable in the short term because of lower …

Economics

21 Things No One Tells You About Working From Home

The good, the bad, the everything<p><b>1. Working from home is great.</b> No, seriously, it is a dream come true. There's no commute, you can eat cereal all the time, and there's a TV right down the hall. Or right next to you.<p><b>2. There's no commute.</b> And no bathroom line. Like, ever!<p><b>3. You control the</b> …

Can 3D Printers Save Libraries?

With text becoming digital we'd think that libraries are suffering, if not dead already. But libraries—long known as reference and research …

From An Ex-Googler, An App To Kill Expense Reports

Abacus lets you file your expenses–and get paid back–in real time from your phone.<p>Ted Power had just gotten his dream job at Google, but the first thing he experienced with the company was more like something out of the movie <i>Office Space</i>. “I was based in the New York office, but my manager was in …

How “The Simpsons” Fixed Apple’s iPhone Keyboard

One of the biggest issues plaguing the early iPhone team was how to get the keyboard functioning right. Then-Apple SVP Scott Forstall turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: The Simpsons.<p>Today, multitouch keyboards are commonplace, enabling users to tap out texts with increasingly rapid speed …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

You’ve Got Tons Of Facebook Friends. So Why Are You Lonely?

A fresh and subtly soul-wrenching visualization adds to the whole is-social-media-antisocial debate.<p>It’s nothing we haven’t heard before: the modern human presented as a slave to Facebook likeage, afraid of being seen sans-Instagram filter, preferring “poking” (or WeinerPic-tweeting) to actual …

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …