Grant Smith

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Here, Have My Journalism Skills Cheat Sheet

<i>I’ve been noting tried-and-true techniques for news-gathering, multi-platform storytelling, writing and editing for several months now in a Google</i> …

The Entrepreneurial Undergrad 3 -- The "So You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur" Essentials List

Dedicated to the notion that knowledge often comes when you’re studying something else, I offer up the following pre-enterpreneur (incidentally also the pre Columbia University Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology course) reading (or listening or watching) list.<p>Joe Hyams: Zen in the Martial Arts. …

23 Ways to Be the Man She Wants

<b>1.</b> You can put down the weights and the protein shakes. You might want us to be perfect looking; we simply want you not to be fat.<p><b>2.</b> Replace all of those hideous size-extra-large T-shirts with something that actually sort of fits. We think you might be a medium.<p><b>3.</b> Never allow anyone who listens to …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Watch The Dude Narrate a Mini-History of Bob Dylan

Does it get any better than this?<p><b>Now and then, Jeff Bridges and Bob Dylan</b> seem like mystical soulmates. Dylan's alt-country-waltz "The Man in Me" plays over the opening credits to <i>The Big Lebowski</i>, an undisputed highlight of Bridges's long career. The song, a deep cut from Dylan's 1970 album <i>New</i> …

How to Create CSS Ghost Buttons | Step by Step with Code

Here’s the CSS to make our <a> element look like a ghost button.<p>Those are the foundational CSS properties that make the ghost button look the way it …

Web Development

The Neuroscience Of “Harry Potter”

Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book.<p>Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called <i>Harry Potter:</i><p>A bush on the edge of the clearing quivered. … Then, out of the shadows, a hooded figure came crawling across the …

45+ Creative Menu With jQuery and CSS3

Menu is the most important part of website to show visitor about your website purpose and also easy for user to find information on the website, it …

Scientists can now simulate curved space-time in a lab - ExtremeTech

By on October 18, 2014 at 11:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When discussing quantum physics, …

You Can Never Have Too Many Sweaters. Start Here

We began shedding fur sometime between Homo Erectus and that awkward Neanderthal phase. Fortunately, mankind has since found a more creative way to …

New Infrared iPhone 5 Case Lets You See Behind Walls

The smartphone case industry is beginning to move away from bling-encrusted cheap tat and into the realms of ‘useful accessory’.<p>FLIR systems has done just that and invented a case for Apple's iPhone with thermal-imaging capabilities, which it revealed at CES earlier this year but is finally …

The 100 Best iPhone Apps of 2018

Whether you received a new iPhone for the holidays or you just want to breathe new life into an older one, these are the apps you need.<p>PCMag reviews …

20 of the Best New iOS Apps From July 2014

From encrypted messaging, to tools that tell you what to pack for holiday, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in July.<p>Here, we filter through the cacophonous crackle to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>MyRoll<p>Strictly speaking, MyRoll isn’t …

How To Make Your Own iOS 8 Keyboard

By Michael Grothaus7 minute Read<p>With the arrival of iOS 8, developers will be able to offer custom keyboards. If Android is anything to go by, these …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway

Introduction: How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway<p>About: depotdevoid is short for The Depot Devoid of Thought, the place where you go when you lo... …

DIY

The must-have Pebble Time apps, watch faces, and games for your wrist

The Pebble was one of the first major smartwatches to hit the market, long before the Apple Watch and Android Wear secured a spot on our wrists. The …

A Quantum Random-Number Generator On Your Phone

Truly random numbers are surprisingly hard to generate, and are necessary for everyday digital security.<p>You might not think that it's that hard to be random, but creating truly random numbers is quite difficult... and these digits underlie and protect almost every digital transaction we make. Most …

Kickstarter: Augment modular charging solution for iPhone 5/5s reinvents the battery case (Video)

Augment is a new case series from Rubix that puts a spin on the traditional battery case. Rubix is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to produce this product line, but don’t let that get you down. This is definitely worthy of your hard-earned cash if you’d like to have the benefits of a …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the …

Valour smart bike offers turn-by-turn navigation

A connected bike with no trace of an electric motor is something of a rarity amid a trend of high-tech two-wheelers. Looking to integrate modern-day …

2 billion-year-old African nuclear reactor proves that Mother Nature still has a few tricks up her sleeve - ExtremeTech

By on May 1, 2014 at 10:42 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>We tend to think that humans are the …

The Gramofon Is The Elegant Cloud-Based Jukebox

One of the downsides to having your music in the cloud is, well, getting your music <i>off</i> the cloud. Gramofon is built to be a cloud-based jukebox that …

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the …

Inside the Locked Room You Have to Solve Puzzles to Escape

Carl and Kassie seem like a nice enough couple. The two of them, both tall, dark-haired and handsome, lounge on a couch in a recently renovated …

Hot-Key Board

For someone like me, who regularly uses half a dozen 3D and 2D software, remembering each one’s hot-key shortcuts are a nightmare. The ikeyboard …

BÖ Wooden Bow Ties

1 comment<p>BÖ handcrafts wooden ties out of reclaimed raw materials. It uses leftover wood from North American wood processing facilities for the tie, …

HUD for Performance Sailors

When it comes to sailboat racing, the difference between winning & losing is the ability to adapt a carefully orchestrated plan to the ever-changing …

Pop Chart Lab Finally Mapped Whiskey

We can count the list of things we don’t like from Pop Chart Lab with a closed fist. Whether it’s sneakers, cameras, breweries, coffee or beer, the …

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Ultimate Transparency

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Apple Keyboard, but I hate the fingerprint marks that my daily usage leaves on it. According to a research the amount …