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Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Amazon launches a free cloud-based screenwriting app

Amazon has unveiled Storywriter, a free cloud-based tool for writing movie and TV screenplays in standard format that’s suitable for users of all skill levels.<p>Storywriter includes a number of useful features such as automatically formatting your text while you type, auto-saving and …

Amazon Studios

Star-dust, interstellar bumblebees and the secret alien civilisation controlling humankind

The Night Sky in November: The arrival of the winter constellation Orion arouses memories of the eccentric astronomy great Sir Fred Hoyle<p>Is it conceivable that bumblebees could have been originally designed as miniature vehicles for interstellar travel? And if so, could this have been part of an …

Bumblebees

It took an hour for this hot, $4.5 billion startup to boost its value by $1 billion

In case you haven't heard of Zenefits, it's one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley now. It provides free human-resources software that makes it easy for companies to sign up for insurance and other related services.<p>In fact, the company's been growing so fast that investors are almost lining …

26 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made

After it first appeared in London underground stations during the summer, it was the subject of hundreds of complaints to the UK's advertising watchdog regulator, mostly from people who believed it showed an unrealistic portrayal of a woman that might make other women feel their bodies were …

General Mills

Revolutionary Laser Razor Burns Hair Off Instead of Cutting It

The Skarp Razor wants to change how you've been shaving for the last 5,000 years with lasers. Although that prospect might sound frightening, creators Morgan Gustavsson and Paul Binun have produced a futuristic device that’s actually better for your skin than traditional shaving methods—it reduces …

Kodak’s Tips for Photographing Disneyland… in 1956

Back in July of 1956, Kodak printed a helpful photography guide for Disneyland visitors. The pamphlet was titled: “Kodak Camera Tour of Disneyland” …

Another late post from the high jungle region of Peru. Santa Carmen waterfall outside of Tingo Maria, a beautiful and inspiring place. #peru #nature #environment #anazon #waterfall #joy #beautiful #life #documentary #ontheroad #latergram #iphoneography #instatravel #instagramhub #hiddenplanetexpeditions #travel #wanderlust @warrenjc @discoversouthamerica

These Are the Most Instagrammed Locations in Each US State

Want to know the most popular photo spot among Instagrammers in each state in the US? The travel Busbud recently decided to do some serious digging …

18 Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October

"That rug really tied the room together."<p>Every month, Netflix bids farewell to a collection of great titles, but this September is a particularly difficult month for those who love the streaming giant. From horror to drama to comedy, an unusually large number of notable films will disappear when …

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>Champagne wishes and caviar dreams might seem out of reach for travelers on a beer-and-burger budget. But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to …

Puerto Rico's Top Five Foodie Secrets

You might think that Puerto Rico's foodie fame hasn't changed since the Pina Colada was born out of a publicity stunt at the Caribe Hilton's iconic Beachcomber Bar in San Juan in August of 1954 - or was it 1953 - when Roman "Monchito" Marrero - or Ramon Mingot - combined Coco Loco with local rum …

I Heart My City: Marco’s Turin, Italy

For <b>Marco Anfossi</b>, travel is a mindset, a commitment to exploring wherever you are with the open eyes and curious heart of a dreamer, even if it happens to be the place where you were born. It helps when your hometown is as fascinating as his: <b>Turin, Italy</b>.<p>“I was born here in 1984, and in all these …

Italy

16 packing tips every business traveler should know

Thus, packing light, as well as efficiently and effectively, is imperative.<p>Frequent fliers and business travelers shared their top tips and tricks on packing smart for business travel on Quora, and we've cherry-picked the best ones.<p>Pack <i>one</i> color palette, and ideally a dark one. Not only do you not …

Gentlemen, This Is the New Toyota Land Cruiser

Not many automobiles can command the cult following the Toyota Land Cruiser enjoys. It’s an understated off-roader that competes with the likes of …

3 Telltale Signs You Should Upgrade Your Camera Equipment

Home » Equipment » Tutorials » <b>3 Telltale Signs You Should Upgrade Your Came...</b><p>Will Nicholls<br>• Aug 19th, 2015<br>• Comment<p>Photography is an addictive and …

Photograph: Alamy<p>The Amazon river at the port in Iquitos, Peru.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/13/1439463915030/a972876f-423f-4dfc-a809-93bcd0df40a1-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The Amazon river at the port in Iquitos, …

Geography

12 European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet — But Should

Travel to Europe has become a monogamous affair for most vacationers, who bounce between cities like London, Barcelona, and Paris like they're in a …

Photograph: PR<p>Panorama … or van-a-rama? Take a nap in the back<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/19/1439995471264/04fc9240-a3bd-436a-b83d-850f4f159568-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Panorama … or van-a-rama? Take a nap in the …

East London

Specialized Allez Sprint drops hammer on carbon

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>BikeRadar</i><p>Specialized is expanding on the ingenious Smartweld technology it first introduced on its alloy Allez …

Goethe’s Theory of Colors: The 1810 Treatise That Inspired Kandinsky & Early Abstract Painting

I doubt I need to list for you the many titles of the 18th century German savant and polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, but allow me to add one or …

Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.<p>The New York City native’s CNN show, <b>Parts Unknown</b>, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Foreign Policy

The Top 5 Regions To Visit In Spain

For many people, the first images of Spain are all about beautiful, but crowded beaches, bullfighting, and great paella. However, beaches represent only a small fraction of what Spain has to offer. Many people head there with specific interests in mind such as hiking, bird watching, going on a …

2 Beautifully Modern Minimalist Asian Designs

• 1 |<p>At 1424 square feet (132 square meters), this apartment presents a unique solution to a ceiling problem, in which there was a height difference …

Higher summits for today's backpacking gear

OK, California didn't get any snow again. Water rationing is now mandatory. Spring is the new summer. But look on the bright side: It's a great time to go backpacking. On top of that, the basic gear you need, the big four — boots, tents, poles and backpacks — just keep getting better. Just remember …

Great Family Trips: Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. Kids are traveling with grandma or a single parent or an indulgent uncle (or all three). However you define your kin, this Yucatán itinerary is all relative.<p><b>> Why Go: </b><p>Let the high schoolers channel Indiana Jones in Mexico’s Maya …

Mexico

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …