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DJI's palm-sized Spark drone delivers epic selfies

Everyone loves taking selfies, even if they don't like to admit it. And if you're looking to take those snaps of yourself to the next level, DJI's new, cutesy Spark drone may be just for you. The company's latest drone is designed to fit on the palm of your hand and can be controlled with motion …

Drones

Creating and sharing GIFs with Giphy Capture is dead simple

While we might not be able to agree on the correct pronunciation of "GIF" (hint: it's the one that <i>doesn't</i> sound like the peanut butter brand chosen by choosy moms), we can find some common ground on the animated image format's utility. Giphy, the internet's preeminent GIF repository, has dabbled …

How To Retain 90% Of Everything You Learn

Imagine if you had a bucket of water. And every time you attempted to fill the bucket, 90% of the water would leak out instantly. Every time, all …

Complete Beginner’s Guide to UX Research

In an industry devoted to the people who use our products, services, and applications, research is paramount. We ask questions. We take notes. We …

UX Design

How Brainstorming Questions, Not Ideas, Sparks Creativity

Want to challenge assumptions? Follow the lead of Microsoft, MIT, and others, and ask more questions, writes author Warren Berger.<p>Brainstorming has developed a fraught reputation, perhaps deservedly so. When groups of people are thrown together and expected to come up with original ideas, there is …

Creativity

How to Create a Perfect Color Scheme [Infographic]

You're reading How to Create a Perfect Color Scheme [Infographic], originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

McDonald's

Sahara Desert Project to grow 10 hectares of food in Tunisian desert

With 75 percent of its country comprised of desert, it’s not easy for Tunisia to grow food. But the Sahara Forest Project aims to change that with a …

Men's Dress Codes Made Simple

Men's Dress Codes Made Simple from Samuel Windsor will answer your questions about men's attire for any function.<p><i>Want to look the business? This</i> …

Just Touch Your Ear To Hear Voicemail On Samsung’s Crazy Smartwatch

It’s an idea so good that it might just sell us on a smartwatch.<p>It’s not so helpful to see a call on your smartwatch when you have to pull our your phone to take it anyway. And therein lies the problem with products like the Apple Watch: They’re often not a replacement for your phone, but an …

Consumer Tech

How a Business Can Lose a Customer in 5 Seconds

Source: Thinkstock<p>The rampant Internet age has brought about numerous changes in the business world. E-commerce is huge, companies can interact …

Customer Experience

This Is How Millennials Want to Be Managed

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Lisa Orrell is a hot property. The author of <i>Millennials Incorporated</i> is one of a handful of trainers and consultants who advise companies on leading the newest generation of workers.<p>“I’ve had more calls for seminars for managing …

Leadership

Samsung Pay takes on Apple Pay, but goes further

Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Sunday, two sleek new smartphones that both feature the new Samsung …

How Adobe is kicking back against its disruptors

by David Burkus<p>Need to unleash innovation in your company? Trying raising an army of Kickboxers.<p>No, it’s not quite what you think.<p>Adobe Systems has …

Innovation

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Stack Overflow

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

The New Insanity Workout

Shaun T wants to kick your ass. Survive 30 minutes with him, and watch your fat melt away

Workouts

Report: Google app will soon let you translate voice to text in real time

Google is planning to launch an update to its Google Translate app for phones, enabling automatic, real-time translation of voice to text for a few …

Surprising Health Effects of Sitting Too Much | Men's Health

(Check out our special report on the topic, Sentenced to the Chair, for the scary breakdown.)<p>But it turns out sitting is doing a lot more to your body than just the more obvious damages. You might want to stand up before reading about these five surprising effects.<p><b>1. It Puts You in a Mind Funk</b><p>An …

Watch: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

Have you mastered the five skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers?<p>In <i>The Innovator’s DNA</i>, co-authors <b>Jeffrey Dyer</b>, <b>Hal Gregersen</b>, and <b>Clayton Christensen</b> (The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution) built on what is known about disruptive …

An Exercise to Become a More Powerful Listener

Listening is often considered the softest of the soft skills. So the idea of being a <i>powerful</i> listener can seem like an oxymoron. And yet, my work with executives has taught me that when they really listen to discover what is essential, the impact can be astonishing. It’s one of the most important …

No Weights. No Worries. 25 Best Bodyweight Moves

Don’t get me wrong, I love the gym. I enjoy pushing weight, using equipment, and getting inspired by fellow gym-rats. But, there are plenty of times …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

Why learning from failure leads to success

You know a business is doomed when you look out the window and the debt collector is about to knock on your door. In reality though there are some …

Entrepreneurship

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces

Cloud accounting platform FreshBooks and payroll provider ZenPayroll are teaming up in a move that could make the lives of small business owners a little easier.<p>Under the new integration, business owners can link up their accounts so that any payroll expense, adjustment or cancellation in …

Small Business

12 Outdated Web Features That Need to Disappear in 2014

We've all been there — yelling at a computer screen or particular website because the antiquated design prevents you from getting where you want to …

8 Great Icon Font Generators to Give Your Site a Custom Feel

High-quality images can make the difference between a good website and a great website. However, they also add file weight, aren't easily scaled, …