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10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

If you've ever wanted to build an app after thinking up a brilliant idea, you're in the right place.<p>Sure, the fear of coding can push you to not act …

Apps

How to Perform a Reverse Image Search the Easy Way

If you’ve stumbled across an image on the internet—perhaps on your favorite social media site—and you want to know more about it, you can always ask …

Image Search

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

This map shows the highest-paying companies in every state

Everybody assumes that CEOs make the most money, but it turns out that getting into the C-Suite isn’t the only way to earn a giant paycheck. Publicly …

Jack Welch Always Wanted His Team Members to Take Ownership of Their Work. Here's Why

Jack Welch of GE and Frank Blake of Home Depot knew that the secret to true business growth was to create leaders -- not more followers.<p>Tom Peters famously said, "Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders."<p>This is a common platitude in business. However, rarely do people with the …

Home Depot

The 6 Harsh Truths About Children and Masturbation Parents Need to Face

Children will touch themselves. Self exploration and even masturbation is a normal part of growing up. The only thing parents should control is their …

Parenting

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

A beginner's guide to finding wild edible plants that won't kill you

Go eat in the woods.<p>You’re lost in the woods, days out from civilization, and your stash of granola has run low. How you strayed off the path—on a vision quest gone bad or while searching for your favorite bird—doesn’t matter. Soon you’ll need to find food.<p>But you won’t have to look far. All around …

Native Americans

We owe it to one another to be honest about the crazy mess that is motherhood

Before crossing the threshold of motherhood, I was on a postnuptial pregnancy high. I honeymooned in a tiny chartreuse bikini illuminating my bump like the holy grail, I drank kale smoothies, and I smiled at my visible glow in the mirror. I was more interested in having my belly painted than in …

Pregnancy

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

The Return to Slim, Sophisticated Watches

In the American watch market, or perhaps America in general, the idea for some time now has been that "bigger is better." Which is how so many guys …

Men's Fashion

Everyone on Instagram is taking the exact same photos, and this new account proves it

Have you ever been browsing through your Instagram feed and spotted a gorgeous image that feels incredibly familiar? Well, it turns out that aside …

Social Media

These Keto Fat Bombs Will Make You Totally Forget You're on a Diet

When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto diet is known for being low-carb, there are still plenty of options to help you get your sweet …

Ice Cream

Man Says FBI Is 'Blocking' Child Pornography on His Phone, Gets Arrested for Child Pornography

This week, 47-year-old Christopher Kruithof filed a complaint against the FBI, alleging that the federal law enforcement agency was blocking his …

Crime

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

Woman's Public Plea After Reptile Triggers Doorbell Cam: 'Someone PLEASE Come Get This Snake'

Last week, Kansas resident Makenze Bullins got an alert on her smartwatch telling her someone was at her door. What she didn’t know then that her …

Zoology

These Amazon Prime Day Deals Are Still Live

Prime Day is done, but if you didn't have a chance to nab any deals earlier this week, there are still a few available discounts. Check them out …

Wirecutter deals: The best Prime Day deals so far

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of Prime Day deals</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>Evening Update:</b> The flood …

Shopping

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

8 morning habits of the least successful people

Every time I open LinkedIn, I’m bombarded by articles outlining the morning habits of successful people, or what I should do in the morning in order …

Social Media

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

A 16-Year-Old Contortionist Practices Foot Archery with a Human Belt

Summer is the perfect time for kids to go outside and take interest in things beyond the world of screens. For 16-year-old circus performer Anne …

We All Want These 11 Things at Work, Whether We Know It or Not

You've hired great people. Now, look at the main reasons they'll stay.<p>Retaining top talent and unicorn employees is key to long-term productivity and team-effectiveness.<p>So knowing what makes people happy at work is important.<p>Benefits and Incentives<p>Some of the most effective benefits and incentives …

This Book About the Anatomy of DC Heroes and Villains Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.<p>Coming this September, <i>Anatomy</i> …

Your Four-Week Workout Plan To Build Muscle

When asked what body part they would most like to change, many men say they want either a bigger chest, bigger arms or a smaller belly. But to make a …

Is an artificial tan safer than the real thing?

Sunless tanners work for the same reason a steak turns brown.<p>With summer in full swing and societal pressures on full blast, lots of people are looking to get tan. That glow is so desirable, most of us are willing to risk skin cancer to have it just for a little while.<p>And look—we here at <i>PopSci</i> get …

Mayo Clinic

Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake

No cheesecake roundup would be complete without this one, created by Santa Fe’s Three Cities of Spain coffeehouse (which closed in the mid-1970s) and …

Lego's Voltron Set Is the Giant Brick Robot of Our Dreams

We’ve been quivering with anticipation ever since Lego officially confirmed it would be adding Voltron—the universe’s premiere lion-based defender—to …

This Japanese fungus can dry-age a steak in 48 hours. Here's how.

Thomas Payne<p>DIY<p>This barbecue season, try cooking with koji.<p>Read more<p>In the hipster precincts of Brooklyn, New York, it's getting so you can't ride your fixie down the street without getting your mustache caught in a banjo string. The same type of cultural giggle might be had about a certain fungus, …