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The 15 Best Chrome Extensions to Install Right Now

These add-ons for Google's Chrome browser will help you work faster, get smarter, and maybe even save a little money.<p>These add-ons for Google's Chrome browser will help you work faster, get smarter, and maybe even save a little money.

7 Traits You Need If You Want to Work From Home | Inc.com

Working from home isn't for everyone. If you can't get enough of workplace drama, office politics, or water cooler gossip, for instance, working from home could leave you feeling unfulfilled and out of the loop. But seriously, we know that certain personality types do better when given the …

Communication Skills

15 Simple Moves That Will Change Your Career

"Work-life balance" is like the flossing of life skills. Everyone talks about how incredibly important it is, but pretty much nobody's doing it. But, …

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The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

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Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

An Austrian Artist Has Completely Reinvented The Door

YouTube<p>Austrian artist Klemens Torggler has reinvented the door with his latest project.<p>Called the Evolution Door (which we first spotted on the blog Colossal), the 4-panel door opens and closes elegantly as though it's made of pieces of paper. Roggler calls it a "flip panel door" (or …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

17 Bizarre Aircraft We Love, and the Stories Behind Them

Oddball ideas take flight.<p>It's easy to love these funny-looking planes just for their sheer weirdness. But many of them were built to prove a point or to advance the science of aerodynamics.

Get Motivated To Lose Weight With CARROT Fit

CARROT Fit - Talking Weight Tracker ($1.99) by Grailr LLC is the third installment of the CARROT series of apps. If you need a little more motivation …

AutoPebble app helps you take your Pebble smartwatch to the next level

If you’re looking to bring an whole new level of customization to your Pebble smartwatch, you’ll want to turn your attention to a nifty new app called AutoPebble.<p>So why would you be interested in this app? For fans of Tasker, the closing line in the video below is probably the only sales pitch …

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My dear deer - Paper craft

We are constantly featuring paper craft work from people from all over the world and today we want to share with you a incredible project created by …

Runtastic PRO GPS: The PRO version of the Fitness App Millions of People Are Using

If you are looking for a good exercise app for running, we have a good one for you today.<p>Runtastic develops a variety of exercise apps, but their …

A First Look At How Beats Music Plans to Take on Spotify, Google, and Apple

The launch also marks Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers’s year at the company.<p>Near the end of the workday Friday, an office manager at a startup in San Francisco’s industrial Potrero Hill neighborhood scurried to grab a chilled bottle of sparkling wine. The company was commemorating its App Store …

How Not To Critique App Monetization Strategies

One of the Christmas season’s big mobile apps is rolling out today – and a notably weird review of Rovio’s “Angry Birds Go” in The Verge is a good example of how confused or misguided criticism of the app industry can be. The Verge admonished “Angry Birds Go” for adopting the single most effective …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

And When You Lose Control: Drawing by Davit Yukhanyan

10 Startup Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man,” declared Jay Z, worth $475 million at Forbes’ last count. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders.<p>The Phat Startup is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship through hip-hop, …

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

Risking money with an unknown, unregulated technology might seem mad. But that's exactly what the growing community of virtual currency Bitcoin users are doing<p>There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker …

Seriously Stylish Wooden Framed Bicycles

With the increased popularity of bicycles for city residents as a means of transportation, many companies have popped up that create bikes out of different materials and with a wide range of customizable features. This is definitely the most stylish wooden framed one we've ever come across. …

Furniture

Insanely expensive cars on auction at Pebble Beach

Auction house Gooding & Company will be selling off these rolling pieces of art. Better bring your banker — the prices are in the millions.

Classic Cars

The Best of Fall 2013 Campaigns

See the best campaigns for Fall 2013.<p>The Fall 2013 campaigns are rolling in as we eagerly anticipate the coming season. See the best ads for autumn and check back daily for more of the latest released shots. Plus, review the hottest trends of the season in our complete Fall 2013 Fashion Week …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …