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Dashdash, a platform to create web apps using only spreadsheet skills, nabs $8M led by Accel

Sometimes I think of spreadsheets as the dirty secret of the IT world today. We’ve seen a huge explosion in the number of productivity tools on the market tailored to help workers with different aspects of doing their job and organising their information, in part to keep them from simply dumping …

Software

Node delivers modern, sustainable, modular prefab homes

These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed<p>Prefab—or prefabricated—homes can be an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to buying a new home built onsite. And sometimes, these modern houses can be super gorgeous.<p>Case in point: these modern modules by Seattle-based Node combine to build …

Prefab Homes

Electra Meccanica Teases Tofino With Rolling Chassis

Electra Meccanica presented at its home-based 2018 Vancouver International Auto Show the rolling chassis for the upcoming Tofino all-electric …

$44 and 15 minutes is all it takes to convert any car to LED headlights

The best thing about the new crop of LED headlights on cars is that they increase visibility so much compared to standard halogen headlight bulbs. …

This printer can create an image directly onto beer foam

There was a time when being able to print using toner or ink on paper seemed like we were living in the future. Nowadays, we’re a lot more jaded. In …

This Crazy Device Puts a 7″ Touchscreen Where Your Rearview Mirror Used To Be

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found one of the coolest – and most helpful – devices to add to your car for just $80. Find out more from <i>BGR</i> and shop</b> …

NYC's Farm One delivers rare, ultra-fresh produce in just 30 minutes

The farm-to-table movement has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years – and now NYC chefs can pick up sustainable, 100% “nasty-free” …

Aquaponics

Solar-powered floating villa creates modern retreat in historic area

This energy-neutral houseboat is surprisingly airy and bright<p>What do you do when you want the perfect modern home in a coveted historic neighborhood? For the owner of this exquisite abode, the answer was simple: Build a houseboat. Floating in the Spaarne river near the city center of Haarlem, …

Living Rooms

Platio unveils next-gen solar sidewalk that can charge electric vehicles

The sidewalks of the future could be paved with solar panels – and the clean energy they generate could power electric cars. Hungarian startup Platio …

Electric Vehicles

Black stairwell cuts across front of North Carolina home by In Situ Studio

American firm In Situ Studio has completed a compact, L-shaped family dwelling that makes the most of a challenging suburban site.<p>The Medlin …

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

Travel

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Digital residency pays off big for Estonia

Estonia is expected to get a 100-to-one-euro return on investment for its e-Residency program, which lets anybody start a business from afar. It is …

Europe

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Smart shipping container offers power grid resilience with ‘self healing’ capability

Electrical grid complexity has increased immensely. Recently, weather damage and intermittent renewable energy production have increased the dynamics that must be managed in a large power grid. In order to address that, the Dutch company Alfen is currently field testing their new ‘cellular smart …

The 4 Mindsets You Need to Adopt to Succeed

How you approach your work is more important to your success than what specifically you're working on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesspeople are a strange breed. They’re the innovators and the doers in society. They possess habits the rest of us don’t …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

Here's why we're often attracted to people with qualities that will drive us nuts down the road

There's a sentence toward the end of Gretchen Rubin's new book, "The Four Tendencies," that struck me as perhaps her greatest insight.<p>"When we first meet someone," Rubin writes, "we're often attracted to the very qualities that, over time, will drive us nuts."<p><i>Preach</i>, Gretchen. How many of us have …

Universal Pictures

10 Simple Magic Tricks Anyone Can Do

Magicians use a specific set of physical skills, knowledge of how the human mind works and carefully crafted tricks to pull off the illusions that …

Japan's new mushroom solar farms produce sustainable energy and food

Japan’s agricultural sector could find a much-needed boost with an innovative approach to growing that combines solar power generation and mushroom …

Kimbal Musk’s vertical farming startup Square Roots raises $5.4 million

Square Roots, a vertical farming startup cofounded by Kimbal Musk and Tobias Peggs, announced today that it had raised a $5.4 million seed round led by New York City-based Collaborative Fund. The startup is the high-tech component of restaurateur Musk’s — the younger brother of Elon — ambitious …

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

Marketing

In Just 7 Seconds, You Can Sell Your Product, Your Company, Your Cause--or Yourself | Inc.com

Let's pretend, for a moment, that this whole Twitter thing never happened. And while I'm at it, I'm going to vaporize Facebook posts, Instagram, and even Snapchat.<p>My reason for annihilating social media is not that I think it's inherently flawed. It's just that the instant convenience of these …

Cotton Candy

A luxury “air cruise” is bringing wealthy Chinese to Kenya for $45,000 a ticket

Crystal Skye, a luxury Boeing 777, will take its maiden flight from Hong Kong to Kenya at the end of September. Passengers on the 10-day trip, a so-called “air cruise,” will be waited on by butlers and served Michelin-star quality food.<p>The plane, which can hold up to 450 people, will only carry 86 …

Africa

This boat is a hot tub and vice versa

The Hot Tub Boat is both at the same time. You can rent one to float around Seattle's Lake Union or custom order your very own from …

Hot Tubs

Power-Blox Providing Off-the-Grid Energy to Small Business

A Swiss Company, Power-Blox, has created fully autonomous power grids that can be easily scaled up without the need for extensive expertise, …

Small Business

4 tips to improve your Astrophotography

IntroductionSony A7s | Voigtlander 35mm 1.7 + 5m PCX OptoSigma + NiSi Natural Night filter | panorama from 5 shotsThe shot above can be found in …

Landscape Photography

Excel Data Entry Form

Step-by-step instructions for entering data<p>Using Excel's built in data entry form is a quick and easy way to enter data into an Excel database.<p>Using …