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This Woman's Genius Folding Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Pack a Bag

You'll fit two weeks' worth of outfits in one carry-on.<p>We're seldom able to travel with just a carry-on bag, which is annoying because that means we have to pay at least $50 to check bags both to and from our destinations, in addition to the price of the plane ticket. Part of that reason is because …

Everything Technology

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Photo of the Day: Best of July 2014

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 6: Finishing the Prototype

<i>Do you have an idea for an app, but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each</i> …

iOS Apps

10 of the Best Android Browser Apps

Love ’em or hate ’em, browsers are your window to the Web – be it on your laptop, tablet or pocket rocket. While you may well be one of those unfussy types who would get by just as well on Chrome or Firefox as you would on Dolphin or Opera, equally you may have many different needs from a mobile …

Pixelstick: Light Painting Evolved to Span Video and Photos

<i>Derick Rhodes is a footage content producer at Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>Duncan Frazier has made impressive stunning timelapse footage, but when he and his business partner Stephen McGuigan (working together as …

Google wants to replace your office's teleconference system with a $999 Chromebox

That'll be $250 per year, too<p>Google's $35 Chromecast dongle made it cheap and easy to show off YouTube videos on your TV. Now, the company sees another narrow window of opportunity for Chrome: teleconferencing. "Audioconferencing takes pain to a completely new level," says Caesar Sengupta, VP of …

Using your own iPhone at work? Watch that it doesn’t get wiped when you leave …

Employees who use their own electronic devices at work under a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) arrangement may have unwittingly authorised their employer to remotely wipe their device when they leave the company, reports the <i>WSJ</i>.<p>In early October, Michael Irvin stood up to leave a New York City …

Learning To Code On The Street

It’s 7:33 AM. Leo is leaning over his laptop writing some practice lines of code while I sit nearby on leftover sandbags from Hurricane Sandy. It’s cold, but it is a great morning.<p>A little less than three months ago, Leo became an Internet icon when he declined my offer of $100 in cash in favor of …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park

Air America: The Dramatic Aerial Photography of Michael Light

"If you keep going up and up, the world becomes quite circular and alien. You see the world quite literally as a planet."<p>Photographer Michael Light divides his time between San Francisco and a remote house hear Mono Lake, on the eastern flank—and in the shadow—of the Sierra Nevada. An artist widely …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

Meet 'The Brothers' Who Shaped U.S. Policy, Inside And Out

In 1953, for the first and only time in history, two brothers were appointed to head the overt and covert sides of American foreign policy. President Dwight Eisenhower appointed John Foster Dulles secretary of state, and Allen Dulles director of the CIA.<p>Journalist Stephen Kinzer says the Dulles …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

This Flipboard Documentary Magazine Tells an Old Story in an Amazing New Way

MagMaker / October 15, 2013<p>When we launched magazines on Flipboard, we knew people would use them to tell stories in ways we never imagined. What we …

How to Craft an Awesome Title and Description for Your Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / October 18, 2013<p>The cover of your Flipboard magazine is like a blind date, or a job interview or meeting someone new at a party: First …

Evernote and Post-it Brand: Making Digital Tangible

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Now, there are a great many apps out there. From games to GPS, from geocaching to recipe collection, it goes without saying …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Apps

Apple application to trademark iPad Mini denied

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the term "mini" is "merely descriptive" of goods or services sold in miniature form.<p>The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied Apple's bid to trademark the term "iPad Mini," contending that "mini" is "merely descriptive" of goods or services sold in …

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