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Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

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25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

7 tips for a successful shared homestay experience

You’re staying in someone’s home you don’t know on a trip. Naturally that means you walk around in your underwear, fart, make a mess in the kitchen, throw used towels on the bathroom floor and hog the TV remote. Right?<p>Of course not. But this picture isn’t as rare as it sounds. Now that more …

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Using Google Docs to scale a lean startup

When my co-founder, Dan Friedman, and I started our company in October, 2012, we had no idea Google Docs would drive our product past a $500,000 run …

Five Easy Ways To Master Battery Life In iOS [Feature]

Battery life! It’s a thing!<p>To get the most time out of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch battery, you have to manage it. There’s no substitute for figuring gout how your iPhone uses power, and then optimizing your usage and the enabled services and features on your iPhone to make sure you get the …

How Google Sets Goals

Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success. But there are a number of different approaches to attaining these goals both within teams and individually. And what better framework to follow than Google’s strategy around establishing goals.<p>This gem is part of the Google Ventures …

Haastig eten verziekt insulinehuishouding

Haastig eten verziekt insulinehuishouding<p><b>Hoe sneller je eet, des te slechter kan het hormoon insuline in je lichaam zijn werk doen. Dat betekent dat</b> …

Fanatiek trainen met gewichten bestrijdt depressie

Fanatiek trainen met gewichten bestrijdt depressie<p><b>Mensen met een depressie voelen zich beter als ze gaan trainen met gewichten. Dat ontdekten</b> …

Muziek verbetert sportprestaties

Muziek verbetert sportprestaties<p><b>De prestaties van zwemmers verbeteren met twee procent als ze luisteren naar motiverende muziek. Dat melden</b> …

PayPal Exec: ‘iPhone Fingerprint Sensor Will Make Passwords and PINs a Thing of the Past’

In an Interop keynote presentation yesterday, PayPal chief information security officer Michael Barrett discussed the future of account security and …

Would you still buy a non-Retina MacBook? [Poll]

The Retina MacBook Pro has been with us for almost a full year now. The 15-inch version came to us by way of WWDC 2012, and frankly was unlike any …

Weekend 9to5Toys roundup: $875 MacBook Air, $1,150 iMac, 15% off iTunes gift card, $179 Nest thermostat, much more

<i>From 9to5Toys.com:</i><p>9to5Toys scours the net each day to bring our US readers the best deals in consumer electronics. Below are the absolute hottest deals going on right now. Most of these promotions are only available for a limited time, so be sure to lock in these savings if you see something you …

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Stanford researchers create genetic transistors, make biologic computing possible

When constructing computer circuits, most folks start with silicon and metal, but not the researchers at Stanford. The boffins in Palo Alto want to build computers out of living tissue, and to that end they've created a biological transistor, called the transcriptor. Transcriptors substitute DNA …

DARPA working on low-cost robot hands, aims to make yours even more idle (video)

In a bid to crush those typically high robot-making costs, DARPA and its business partners (including iRobot) reckon they can now build high-end robot hands for under $3,000, down from what was once a $10,000 premium. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, the government, specifically the Pentagon, is …

Unboxing the OUYA (video)

With Kickstarter backer shipments kicking off last Thursday, it's no surprise that some folks are already receiving their OUYA consoles. Two of our US-based, East Coast staffers just got their consoles this morning, and here we are with an unboxing video and screens so that you can share in the …

NVIDIA outs GeForce 700M GPUs for notebooks, boasts inclusion by 'every leading manufacturer'

In NVIDIA's ongoing efforts to monopolize the technical-sounding graphics card market, the California-based components manufacturer today announced a fresh mobile line of GPUs aimed at notebook computing. That's <i>five</i> new GPUs in total, with the GeForce GT 720M and 735M making up the "mainstream" …