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Our 2014 Hot List

Local flowers<p>Just like food, flowers are an agricultural product with a carbon footprint. Buying flowers grown close to home means you're supporting …

Put these 10 countries on your travel list for 2014

SOME OF THE PLACES below make the list because they’re hosting mega-events in 2014; others are included simply because they’re awesome and I’m dying …

Costa Rica

Meet Aella, The Cam Girl Who Poses In The Nude With Lawn Gnomes

Once upon a time, in 2012, a young woman named Aella had an idea. Hundreds of females showed off their bodies on Reddit Gone Wild every day, but rarely did they use props. So, to distinguish herself, she drove to the MYSTICAL Home Depot to purchase a murder of lawn gnomes. (The author assumes …

Instagram Experiments II: Illustrations by Javier Perez

Instagram Experiments II: Illustrations by Javier Perez <br>+<p>The second part of his whimsical illustration series combining line drawings with everyday …

A Positive Attitude Makes Meds Works Better

Credit the added relief to “embodied cognition,” says senior study author Ted Kaptchuk, M.D. It states that your mental state can be influenced by the state of your body and vice versa. In other words, what you’re told can affect more than just your brain; it can affect your body.<p>But don’t swap …

USBSimulator

This is a collection of Teensy 2.0 (C) and PC (C#) files allowing on-the-fly simulation of USB peripherals from a PC.<p>This requires connecting two …

Raspberry Pi

Revisiting Mobile Identity, TouchID And Beyond

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>About three years ago, Rebekah Cox, an early product designer at Facebook and Quora, tweeted: “The first company to fully execute on …

18 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

Startups

You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello

This is the last day of the <b>All Things Digital</b> site, which began life in April of 2007 as a year-round extension of the <b>D</b> conference we launched in …

Dow Jones

Robots with "soul" | Guy Hoffman

Meet the Man Behind Five Guys | Inc.com

My mom said to me, "If you don't study, you'll be flipping burgers." That eventually gave me the idea for Five Guys--along with this little hamburger place in northern Michigan where I grew up. What fascinated me was almost everyone ate the owner's burgers--even though he had a cat he'd pet while …

Burgers

Janis Krums - Founder of OPPRTUNITY

[quote style=”boxed”]I learned that you can’t have your hand in too many cookie jars; focus is essential to running a successful …

Professional Keynote Speaker Reveals All, Sort Of

I’m a professional keynote speaker. (There, I said it.)<p>I don’t tell everyone my line of work, but there are situations where it can come in handy. For instance, sitting next to an overly chatty seatmate on a plane, “I’m a professional keynote speaker” works almost as well as “I’m a recruiter for a …

Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>What? You've opened up that thing called "Outlook Express," and you're writing an email?<p>Surely you know that this form of marketing and communications is as pass? as floppy disks and cell phones the size of Shaquille O'Neal's shoe.<p>Or is it? Now comes a …

How To Turn Dead People Into Diamonds

We first heard about the service through the film "As Above, So Below" at the Imagine Science Film Festival, and were so intrigued we asked Algordanza for more details on how you can transform a human's cremated remains into a diamond.<p><b>How diamonds form naturally</b><p>Diamonds are essentially just …

Crowdfunding Seen Providing $65 Billion Boost to the Global Economy in 2014 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding is big. Really big. And it's going to get a whole lot bigger.<p>If you've been skeptical of all the crowdfunding buzz, consider this: By the end of 2014, crowdfunding is estimated to add at least 270,000 jobs and inject more …