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Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Entrepreneurship

This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books So You Don't Have To

All the lessons of a bookshelf's worth of reading boiled down to five simple lessons.<p>These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than …

Books

5 Cheap Startup Tools for Businesses on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a startup today is a lot more doable than it has been over the past decade. It still isn’t cheap, though, especially if you want to build …

Project Management

April's 10 best new web design tools

Every month we select the 10 most useful new tools to help web designers (and sometimes developers, too) improve the way they work. They include …

Intricate Illustrations of Star Wars Spacecraft Cutouts Reveal Their Inner Mechanics

Hans Jenssen has been working as a technical illustrator for decades, and it shows. With painstaking detail and accuracy, he creates cutaway paintings that expose the interior structures of complex vehicles and buildings, down to every last tiny piece of machinery.<p>Jenssen is best known for his <i>Star</i> …

WatchOS 2 Human Interface Design Kit

This UI design kit will help your application to deliver the best experience for the Apple Watch. It includes 186 screens...

Button UX Design: Best Practices, Types and States

Buttons are an ordinary, every-day element of interaction design. Despite this, because buttons are a <i>vital element in creating a smooth</i> …

UI Design

Startups Are Personal: Be Careful With Cheap And Cheerful

In the fourth part of our lessons learned series (which is co-authored by Traklight’s Mike Willee), we tackle a topic near and dear to my heart: cost-cutting measures. Sometimes, they’re necessary, but other times, they’re a mistake, and we made this mistake with Traklight a few times. Cost-cutting …

ISIS may have saved the A-10

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS seems determined to destroy much of what's in its path as it tries to conquer more territory in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, but it may have inadvertently saved a fleet of U.S. Air Force jets.<p>Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force's vice chief of staff, tells Defense News the rise of the …

Military

Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens Review

<i>Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens</i> is a welcome comeback movie for the franchise, and fan love will be enough to propel most viewers past its flaws.<i>Star</i> …

9 Things You Must Do When Seeking Funding for Your Startup

Traction should demonstrate that demand already exists for your product/service<p>If you are an entrepreneur and feel that your startup is now at a …

Small Business

Perfect 10: Auto Fabrica’s BMW R80

By the late 1980s, the simple, classic styling of most BMW airheads had turned gawky. The R80 RT was especially afflicted: its enormous fairing and sticky-out mirrors pleased the long-distance riders, but few others.<p>Thirty years later, this makes the BMW R80 a prime candidate for the Auto Fabrica …

Improve Your Fuel with These 5 Clean-Food Swaps

Try these five clean-food swaps to improve your fuel before, during, and after the ride.<p><b>Salmon</b><p><b>Not Clean:</b> Farm-raised <b><br>Clean:</b> Canned wild <b><br>Cleanest:</b> Fresh wild<p>Farm-raised salmon is far more likely to be exposed to antibiotics and persistent organic pollutants—which are associated with obesity, diabetes, …

Nutrition

The World's Biggest Oil And Gas Companies

From Exxon to Rosneft to Petrobras, here are the world's biggest oil and gas companies -- and the people who control them. (With data from WoodMackenzie.)

Front-Run Carl Icahn Into Shale Bargain Stocks

At Billionairesportfolio.com, we’ve been studying the buying patterns of the world’s greatest billionaire investors and hedge funds for the past 15 years. So when we heard last night that Carl Icahn on CNBC said “some shale plays will be great” we decided to dig in and look for shale stocks that …

Oil & Gas Technology Trends to Look For in 2015

by Karen Boman<p>Rigzone Staff<p>Friday, January 02, 2015<p>Rigzone looks at some of the technology trends expected to be seen in the oil and gas industry in …

How To Make A UIViewController Transition Animation Like in the Ping App

<i>Update note</i>: This tutorial has been updated to Xcode 9/Swift 4 by Luke Parham. The original tutorial was written by Rounak Jain.<p>A while back, the …

The 4 Habits You Need to Be Successful

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful people in this world maintain and master good habits. They realize what they do on a daily basis and where they direct their energy deeply matters when it comes to reaching their goals.<p>The habits you have …

Self-improvement

How to transfer all your data to your new iPhone 6 the right way

You can use iCloud or iTunes to transfer your entire mobile system from your old iPhone to your new one. It’s a clumsy, one-way process, though, and can be time consuming.<p>The folks over at DigiDNA iMazing (formerly DiskAid) have a secure solution that works a bit differently, giving you complete …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

A rare peek inside Apple University, or how to think like Steve Jobs

How will the culture Steve Jobs cultivated at Apple continue to live on after his death? That was the main question being asked when Jobs lost the battle to cancer in 2011.<p>Part of the answer is a program Jobs put together around the time of the original iPhone launch. Apple University, which works …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

How to make an iPhone 5s dock out of nothing but LEGOs

Dropping cash on a new iPhone dock each time Apple decides to change the form factor can get pretty annoying, but if you’re down with rolling your own home brewed solution, you can actually create a sturdy dock for your iPhone 5s or iPod Touch using nothing but the LEGO blocks laying around your …

Here’s a 72-minute trailer for a 720-hour movie, “Ambiancé”

It’ll be 480 minutes longer than the world’s longest film<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 9, 2014 7:58pm (UTC)<p>You may not have heard of Swedish filmmaker Anders Weberg, but you probably will by the time he ends his career, six years from now, upon the release of a presumably record-breaking 720-hour long film, …

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 …

The 4 big fears all us men have to face

Stressed out? Blocked? Too much pressure? Feel something’s holding you back? What’s sabotaging you? Look closely, they’re right there. In front of …

Stock Markets

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

28 Stocks That Could Double In Two Years, No Matter What The Market Does

Business-focused social network LinkedIn, retailer Lumber Liquidators, growing ETF power WisdomTree Investments, cloud-based enterprise software company Workday and 3D-printing outfit 3D Systems don’t have much in common. Except for the fact that analysts from Jefferies think all five could see …

What 'One Beer, Please' Looks Like Around The World

Oh, the priorities of a traveler. Once we've got a meal in our bodies and a roof over our heads, it's time for the next most important necessity: a cold beer in hand.<p>In bottles, glasses, steins and cups, a typical beer takes many forms across the world. Learn to say "one beer, please," and this is …