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26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.<p>If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a certain feeling (or many …

Happiness

You Don't Need More Time, You Just Need to Spend It Doing What Matters

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. Every day I find myself slipping into these same statements: <i>If only I had</i> …

This Warning about Dangerous Apps for Kids is Going Viral

Post lists current popular apps among kids and discusses possible dangers, from sexting to bullying to child predators.<p>Shutterstock<p>A Facebook post …

Coconut Cream Pound Cake Recipe

"A moist coconut pound cake, a crowd pleaser. I use this recipe for making wedding cake layers."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, softened<p>1 (8 ounce) package …

Dessert

Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices

There's one big, glaring reason why you don't see neural networks in mobile devices right now: power. Many of these brain-like artificial intelligence systems depend on large, many-core graphics processors to work, which just isn't practical for a device meant for your hand or wrist. MIT has a …

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller (generation 2) review: Rachio's awesome app makes scheduling your sprinklers easy - CNET

Rachio's awesome app makes scheduling your sprinklers easy<p><b>The Good</b> The Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller will help you set a watering schedule based on your needs and preferences, then will watch the weather for you and adapt accordingly. The intuitive app nicely balances a wealth of options for …

Smart Homes

A Google engineer built a smart bathroom mirror that shows the temperature and top news headlines for himself just because

The results are a notification center-like interface displaying the current time, date, temperature and RSS-like news headlines. Unsurprisingly, the software running this is Android.<p>While the results are already more futuristic than your average bathroom mirror, Braun say's he's far from done. He's …

Amazon Fire TV

This guy was so frustrated about buying a lemon that he vowed to revolutionize used cars

Ale Resnik, CEO and cofounder of online car dealer Beepi, knows that anguish well, too. Arriving in Massachusetts from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to study at MIT, the engineer and his wife set out to buy a used car. They brought home a 2010 Jeep Liberty.<p>"The engine ended up catching fire while my …

Selling

This person's bot tweets complaints about internet speed

A Reddit user became so frustrated with paying Comcast for 150 mbps internet but not receiving the prescribed speed, so set up a bot using a Raspberry Pi to tweets complaints at the ISP.<p>The bot constantly performs speed tests to check if the internet is up to scratch, and if it drops below 50mbps …

Tesla’s home battery is finally rolling out. First stop: Australia

According to Nick Pfitzner, the Tesla Powerwall is "a thing of beauty."<p>Pfitzner, who lives in Sydney's Hills District, was one of the first …

Microsoft now owns Surfacephone.com

Rumors of a Microsoft Surface Phone have been fairly persistent in recent months. While the software giant isn't commenting on its plans, it has been busy scooping up Surface-related domains. A poster on Reddit spotted that Microsoft owns surfacephone.com and has started redirecting it to the …

IPad Pro

YouTube donation cards allow video creators to raise money for charity

Recently, YouTube has rolled out donation cards to its US creators that allow viewers to donate to a charity of the creator’s choosing, directly from the video.<p>These cards allow creators to choose any “IRS-validated 501(c)3 public nonprofit organization” and the charity they pick will receive 100 …

World’s first Raspberry Pi drag-and-drop IoT project builder Cayenne launches today

Internet of Things (IoT) middleware applications developer myDevices (Avanquest North America Inc.) announced today the release of the first …

EVO The Ultimate Multitool Designed For The Digital Age (video)

If you have been searching for a pocket-sized device that provides a wealth of features, you may be interested in the EVO which has been created by …

These are the three coolest ideas people have come up with for Microsoft's hologram headset

In December, Microsoft solicited ideas from the public for apps to run on its HoloLens holographic goggles.<p>Today, Microsoft has announced the three finalists of the "Share Your Idea" contest, with general voting on a final winner to open up tomorrow. Microsoft will turn the winner into a real …

Augmented Reality

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …

Small Business

Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

The race to be the first to test the supersonic transportation system is heating up<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California …

High-speed Rail

Billionaire VC says that most companies will eventually pay an Amazon 'tax'

Because Palihapitiya is a VC, he gets to invest in a lot of different companies. But if he had to put his entire capital in a single company and hold it for the next 10 years, Palihapitiya knows where his money's going: Amazon.<p>"I think Amazon is the most interesting company right now and represents …

Cloud Computing

Software Testing Tool Developer QASymphony Raises $5M

QASymphony, which makes software testing tools like qTest, has raised a $5 million Series B. The company, which has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will use the capital on product development and marketing.<p>The funding was led by Fulcrum Equity Partners with participation …

Ho Chi Minh City

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Small Business

Amazon is ready to start automatically restocking your home for you

Dash Replenishment Service officially launches<p>It's been nearly 10 months since Amazon first introduced two new initiatives around effortless in-home shopping: its brand-specific Dash Buttons and the Dash Replenishment Service, a service for connected home appliances that promised to reorder the …

Smart Homes

Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids? Teach Them to Ask This Simple Question | Inc.com

What do you want to be when you grow up?<p>Wait, don't answer that. It's a trick question. In fact, it might be the trickiest question there is, at least if you want to be happy. (Yet adults ask kids that all the time.)<p>Instead, it turns out there's another, much better question to ask--and a much …

Self-improvement

Intel shows how this button-sized chip could revolutionize live sports

The action-packed performance was done to showcase its new button-sized chip, Curie, which can be attached to a sports device or the athlete's body to trasnmit data about their performance.<p>Intel sees a future where Curie is used in all sports, for both professionals and amateurs, to enhance the …

Snowboarding

Samsung's Dolby Atmos 'soundbar' uses two rear speakers to put sound above you

True surround sound has always required lots of speakers, and the clutter only increases if you want a no-compromise Dolby Atmos system with "3D" sound. Of course, people have always wanted surround without the hassle, and that's why all-in-one soundbars exist. Now, Samsung is promising to deliver …

Audiophile

What Happens When You Put Diesel In Your Gasoline-Powered Car By Mistake? 

For those not living in New Jersey, pumping your own gas is a reality that you must accept whether you like it or not - but as millions of people …

New Jersey

After 500,000 Apps Built, Bizness Apps Launches Apex, A New White-Label App Builder

Founded in 2010 as a DIY app and website development platform, Bizness Apps has quietly turned its attention to resellers and digital agencies, becoming one of the largest providers of white-label app development software on the market.<p>In fact, over 500,000 total mobile apps have now been created …

Apps

Toyota wants to make Google's mapping tech obsolete

The automaker's new map-generation system, debuting at CES, utilizes onboard cameras and GPS devices to supplant purpose-built mapping cars.<p>Google did a great thing with its Maps vehicles, which scoured a great deal of roads to bring us some of the most detailed maps on the internet. But as more …

Driverless Cars

The most innovative new tech of 2015

We saw so many gadgets, apps, and services raising the bar that anything less simply will not do.<p>Here's our list of the most innovative tech that launched this year:

Virtual Reality

This is our best look yet at Microsoft's HoloLens holographic computer in action

Microsoft just released six minutes worth of new footage of its funky futuristic HoloLens holographic goggles in action, and boy, is it something else.<p>(A note before you watch: This is actually "b-roll," meaning that it's intended to be spliced into a news broadcast while people talk over it. So …

Augmented Reality

Nine in 10 cancers caused by lifestyle

Environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution account for nine in 10 cancers, new study shows<p>Up to nine in 10 cancers are caused by environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution, a new scientific study has …