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Watch This College Gymnast’s Incredible Routine Filled with Hip Hop Dance Moves

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus dazzled the crowd with her nearly-flawless floor routine over the weekend. Sure, her layouts and back handsprings were …

The Simply Ubuntu Desktop

Over on Flickr, fosco_ submitted this simple Ubuntu desktop, with just a few things tweaked for a cleaner experience. Like we’ve said, sometimes less …

Microsoft's incredible new app helps blind people see the world around them — take a look

Last Thursday, Microsoft showed off its Seeing AI app for the first time. It's still under development, but it looks extremely promising.<p>Using a smartphone camera or a pair of camera-equipped smart glasses, the Seeing AI app can identify things in your environment — people, objects, and even …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

Confessions Of A Serial Entrepreneur: What I Learned After My First Startup

One of my favorite entrepreneurs ever is John Gagliardi because, basically, you never know what he is going to do next.<p>He was one of the original founders of Blue Buffalo Pet Food and also launched athletic equipment/apparel maker Maverik Lacrosse, which he later sold to Kohlberg & Co. His latest …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

A Refresher Course on the Ups and Downs of LSD

Psychedelic expert Andy Roberts talks about bad trips, set and setting, and how to figure out how strong a tab is.<p>The dark web has done a good job of making previously unavailable drugs very available. It's partly for this reason that, over the past couple of years, LSD has become increasingly …

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Mollie Hawkins<p>November 2, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of …

The 10 Coolest Gadgets In The World Right Now

Summer might be starting to get into gear but there's always time to fill your place with gadgets. So, the man behind The Coolector is here with this …

Gear & Gadgets

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Stephen Colbert

How to Hire a C# Developer

C# is famous as a modern, general purpose, object-oriented, strongly-typed programming language. In January of 1999, Microsoft started building a new language, called Cool, that was an acronym for "C-like Object Oriented Language", later to be renamed C#. Despite many criticisms that C# was just an …

Software development: Are you in for the long haul?

I’ve been in this industry [front end development] for five years now, and while this doesn’t feel like a lot of time I’ve seen a ton of changes …

The Input app wants to be a command line for your online life

Hey Siri, take a lesson from this app<p>As much as it pains me to say it, Steve Jobs was right: smartphones are better without physical keyboards. You get more screen and more customizable buttons, and the brutal truth is that a well-done virtual keyboard will let you type faster and more accurately …

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

There are hundreds of thousands of productivity tools to choose from. Auditing each of them is the hardest part of the selection process.<p>Just …

“He knows better than to lecture me”: Donald Trump slams report that GOP chairman tried to silence him

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Brendan Mcdermid)</b><p>The Donald responds to Washington Post report with characteristic bluster<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 9, 2015 3:32pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump denied reports that he has reprimanded by the head of the Republican party last night -- saying of Chairman Reince Preibus, he "knows …

Donald Trump

How to install ‘Netflix for pirates’ on an iPhone 6 without jailbreaking

In case you happen to be a fan of the torrent streaming service called Popcorn Time, often referred to as “Netflix for pirates,” you should know …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Online Education

Machine Learning - Learning From Data

<i>Machine Learning</i> (ML) is the scientific discipline that encompasses methods and related algorithms whose goal is to <i>learn from data.</i> In other words, …

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

<b>Edward Lampert, Jamie Dimon, Donald Trump (AP/Gregory Bull/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Steve Marcus)</b><p>The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>Andrew Sayer<p>April 11, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Why We Can’t Afford The …

Income Inequality

Eight Tips for Selfcare

<b>Self-care.</b> What is it? I had never actually heard of this concept until a few years ago.<p><i>Self-care comprises those activities performed independently</i> …

Self-improvement

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one thing to have a business idea. It’s quite another to act on it.<p>Just ask Lori Greiner. Long before her days as a bonafide startup guru, the Shark Tank star would often come up with a product idea, not pursue it, and kick herself …

Entrepreneurship

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl — Oh She Glows

My skin is not a happy camper lately.<p>I don’t know what’s up, but I know it’s ticked off. Angry. Inflamed. What’s the problem? That, my friends, is …

Revealed, the 10 best foods to boost your energy levels (without expanding your waistline)

Lee Holmes is a Certified Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and writer for Healthista.com.<p>Here, she reveals the best foods to …

Wellness

Amazon just got permission from the FAA to start testing its delivery drones in the US

The e-commerce giant had threatened to take its research and development overseas<p>The FAA has issued a special "experimental airworthiness certificate" to Amazon, allowing the company to conduct outdoor research, testing, and training of its Prime Air delivery drones.<p>Amazon announced it ambitious …

Drones

5 Ways Meditation Affects Your Brain

From stress reduction to improved attention and memory, <b>meditation is a practice that yields a large number of health benefits.</b> Mediation has slowly …

10 Best Ramen Shops In The U.S.

Ramen was once thought of as college-student food, a cheap and filling meal that was bought in bulk--but, oh, how times have changed. These days, you can find trendy, top-notch ramen shops all over the country. No longer relegated to the world of prepackaged Styrofoam cups, this Japanese comfort …

Cooking

Ultimate Guide To Building & Publishing Your First iPhone App

Are you considering making your own app? This is what you need to know. Learn about the app ecosystem, programming languages, toolsets, and time and …

Apps