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10 work-from-home jobs that offer salaries of $100,000 or more

Not all companies have warmed up to the idea of a remote work policy, but a staggering 81 percent of employees say it's the workplace option they …

Employment

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

Flipboard

The Suit-Friendly Bag No Smart Traveler Should Be Without

Bennett Winch's duffel/garment bag hybrid is the best of both worlds.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>At this point, I don't often need a suit when I'm traveling. But when I do need one, I really …

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Kanban

21 reasons why Colombia should be your next holiday destination

With Colombia celebrating 208 years of independence today, here are a few good reasons to start planning a trip.<p>1. It’s turned over a new leaf<p>You don't need to be a huge expert in the sociopolitical history of Latin America in the last half-century to know that Colombia has not always been a …

The 'super suit' that helps people move

As the global population ages, many more people will experience challenges with mobility. One solution? Clothing that actually helps the wearer move.<p>From tracking your daily target of 10,000 steps to using a smart watch to check our bank account, many of us already take advantage of wearable …

I Got to Test the New Instant Pot That's Not Even Out Yet

In the three years since I bought my first Instant Pot (the classic 6-Quart Duo), the company has launched several upgraded models including a …

Biggest, longest, most expensive: 15 weird and wonderful cruise ship features

Cruising is evolving so fast that someone may have brought out a new contender for being the biggest or best before you’ve reached the end of this article. For now, to celebrate the innovative – and sometimes outrageous – approach taken by various cruise lines, we’ve put together a compendium of …

Most highly paid programmers know Python. You can learn it via an online course for just $44.

Contrary to what <i>Silicon Valley</i> portrays, you’ll need more than drive and intelligence to land a high-paying job in the tech world. You’ll need to be …

This crash course in machine learning could be your ticket to a new career

Machine learning is a close cousin to AI, wherein computers can progressively improve they way they perform certain tasks just by analyzing data and …

Keras or PyTorch as your first deep learning framework

<b>So, you want to learn deep learning? Whether you want to start applying it to your business, base your next side project on it, or simply gain</b> …

Laptops with 128GB of RAM are here

Brace yourself for laptops with 128GB of RAM because they’re coming. Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad P52, which, along with that massive amount of memory, also features up to 6TB of storage, up to a 4K, 15.6-inch display, an eighth-gen Intel hexacore processor, and an Nvidia Quadro P3200 …

Quantum computers are weirder and more powerful than we thought

One of the biggest theoretical problems in quantum computing – just how much they differ from ordinary computers – has now been solved. The results …

The quiet Cornwall revolution making Falmouth 'the most perfect place on Earth'

Just as I’d never imagined that my children would one day be begging for the Gucci loafers I discarded in the mid-Nineties, the idea that stamping Cornish on to anything from tea bags to salt would make it infinitely more desirable, is an imaginative leap for those of us who first visited in the …

Thuraya X5-Touch is the first Android satellite/smartphone combo

PR Newswire<p>The Thuraya X5-Touch is the world’s first Android satellite phone.<br>• Not only that, but it’s also the world’s first satellite phone/smartphone combo.<br>• Using the Thuraya X5-Touch, you can seamlessly jump from satellite connection to GSM connection.<p>If you’re someone who often enough finds …

Want caviar through room service at 3am? Buy a home in a five-star hotel

Coco Chanel, Peter Sellers, Oscar Wilde and Elizabeth Taylor all made their home a hotel at some point in their lives. There is something undeniably glamorous about checking in with no intention of checking out. Now, a recent swathe of new developments serviced by hotels make this way of life a …

Scammed and the bank won’t pay up? Beware the Section 75 get-out clause

<b>I booked a villa holiday in Mallorca for £1,624.76 with an online company called Balearic-Travel.com. The firm then stopped all contact. The night before our departure, I researched the company online and discovered it was a fraudulent website which had scammed others.</b><p><b>I immediately contacted my</b> …

How to make an Android app with Xamarin

In a previous post, we learned how to set up Xamarin and Visual Studio for Android development and covered one or two basics of how it works. We also looked at some basic code to allow us to count “clicks” on the screen. Check it out if you’re looking for a brief introduction to the IDE and what it …

Technology

Coinbase gets e-money license in the UK, will add Faster Payments to speed up fiat deposits and withdrawals

This will be welcome news for cryptocurrency fans in the U.K. and Europe. Coinbase, one of more popular and accessible cryptocurrency exchanges, has been granted an e-money license by the U.K. regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).<p>From a regulatory standpoint, this means that Coinbase is …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today, Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users there can buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with no extra fees, and everyone can track those and 14 …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Revealed: 10 top-performing commuter hotspots near major UK cities

Swanley in Kent has been identified as the best-performing commuter hotspot for property price growth in Britain, with prices up 10.78pc over the past year, against a UK average of 2.22pc.<p>Average house prices in the town, which is less than a 40-minute train journey from London, are now just a …

Oracle databases run American businesses —you can learn how to run them for over 90% off

Databases are tricky, even for the companies that make them. Assimilating and storing vast quantities of data requires databases with advanced functionality, unshakable reliability, and rock solid backup options. Because if you can’t trust your database… well, you’re in big trouble.<p>As one of the …

Ubuntu is now available for download on the Windows Store

Microsoft announced at its Build 2017 developer conference earlier this year that Ubuntu would be heading to the Windows Store, and now the popular Linux distro is available to download.<p>Ubuntu — like SUSE Linux and Fedora, the other two forthcoming Linux distros heading to the store — runs in a …