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Google sees an opportunity for Helpouts in education, volunteering

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Natalia Aggiato<p>After launching its Helpouts video consultation marketplace three months ago with a focus …

14 Tools To Help You Add Images For Your Social Media Posts

You really have no excuse to post a big block of text–and face it no one is going to click on it. Here’s how to make your social media posts more interesting with image and infographics.<p>It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, including the web view.<p>Now, …

Infographics

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Build a Dehydrator

PREVIOUS NEXT<p>Introduction<p>Sun-dried tomatoes, apples, and other fruits and vegetables are delicious, but they’re not always cheap. A dehydrator can …

Useful PSD for Designers

Today I selected a few really awesome resources to step up your design game. In this list you find psd files for iphone, chrome, ebook, book and …

Graphic Design

Easy Low-Budget DIY Project For Bright Evenings: Jar Lamp

Making a lamp from a jar might sound complicated, when in fact it’s really not. All you need is some free time and a few easy to find things. In no …

Articles about 7 bedrooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

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Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Budget Travel

Video conferencing startup FuzeBox closes $26M

VoIP and video conferencing startup FuzeBox has raised a $26 million round of funding, the company announced today.<p>FuzeBox’s application lets enterprise clients conduct live video meetings using virtually any device/operating system. All screens involved in the collaboration are synced up so that …

SlideIdea Adds Interactivity, Polls & Feedback To Boring Presentations

A small, Shanghai-based startup called SlideIdea made its official debut at TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Alley this past week, with a new take on presentation tools built for iPad first. Though this space is rife with competitors, including not only Apple’s own Keynote app, as well as Prezi, Haiku …

Hotspotio lets you share your WiFi hotspot with friends (and use theirs too)

Hotspotio has launched an Android app that allows users to easily share their own, or use others’, Internet connection in exchange for public gratitude.<p>Once installed, you simply need to select which network you’d like to connect to from ones that are available, or can choose to share your own via …

Google teams up with edX to create the YouTube for online education

Google's big list of open source projects just grew by one -- the company has introduced a new online learning platform called MOOC.org. Despite the name, it's not a website about cows -- MOOC stands for "massive open online courses," and it's a product of the marriage between Mountain View and …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

Preloaded Chip and PIN card returns, now can carry several currencies

Travelex again is offering a preloaded Chip and PIN card for the traveler abroad, but this one allows you to carry five kinds of currency concurrently.<p>Say hello to the Multi-Currency Cash Passport Prepaid MasterCard, which allows you to carry British pounds, euros, Canadian dollars, Japanese yen …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

This Guy Left Google To Put The Power Of Big Data Into Small Classrooms

Prasad Ram (aka Pram) is founder, creator, and CEO of Gooru, “an open and collaborative online community where the best free materials for learning can be found, created, remixed and shared.” Gooru harnesses the power of data to enable personalized learning.<p>Pram used to be a big research scientist: …

Fernwood Coffee – Brand Identity by Glasfurd & Walker

Fernwood Coffee Identity.<p>Vancouver-based graphic design studio Glasfurd & Walker was commissioned to create the brand identity for the coffee company …

Graphic Design

Coursera nabs $43M to bring online education to emerging markets

Coursera today raised $43 million in funding to market online education to millions of students globally.<p>In the new wave of education technology, online education providers like Coursera are generating a great deal of hype. It’s not all that surprising, given that the Massive Open Online Courses …