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This tiny device can record everything you say and transcribe it for you

The tiny device has one function: to help you keep track of your ideas, to-do lists, and notes while you're on the go.<p>Senstone records voice memos, uploads them to an app, and transcribes them for you. The device is launching on Kickstarter Tuesday with the goal of raising $50,000, but I got an …

Are you a power part-timer? Why high-flyers are ditching the 9-5 for a more flexible working week

It was once a requirement of all high-flyers that they put in gruelling hours at the office - for senior executives home, as well as lunch, was for wimps. No longer: nearly three-quarters of a million men and women in the UK are ‘power part-timers’, earning over £40,000 each year working fewer than …

Casual: The Visual Approach To Project Management

“Project management re- imagined” – Casual website says. It’s true in many ways,as this tool transforms each project plan into awesome, step-by-step …

Our Favorite Peanut-Butter Cake Recipes

We've compiled our favorite peanut-butter cake recipes, from cheesecakes to cupcakes, to please your sweet tooth!<p>Swirls of semisweet chocolate, cream cheese, and peanut butter dance together in this heavenly dessert.

Jessica Alba On Building Her Billion Dollar Business

To most people, Jessica Alba says she’s “this girl in movies in a bikini who kicks ass.” It’s true that the 34-year-old actress lights up the big screen in blockbusters like “Entourage” and “Fantastic Four.” But her other job titles—innovator, entrepreneur, and founder of The Honest Company, a …

Futurism - Building the future together

Jack: You’re probably mad because we don’t explain why we do what we do!<p>2 hours ago<p>And their research could lead to a preventative treatment.<p>4 hours …

Wall Street

Leek and Sweet Onion Soup With Tarragon Salsa Verde Recipe

Cooking the leeks and onions in a lot of olive oil adds richness so you can use less cream at the end, says Stephanie Izard, chef and co-owner of …

The Easiest Guacamole Recipe We've Ever Made

Meet your new go-to: It's got just five ingredients and tastes even better when you don't mix it too much.<p>Set out bowls of chips and guacamole at a …

Coconut-Berry Pavlova Parfait Recipe

"Meringue is very forgiving: It slowly bakes at a low heat, so you don't have to worry about it burning," says Dominique Ansel, chef and owner of …

Easy Ways to Make an Amazing Mother's Day Brunch

These unfussy recipes—for a crustless quiche, a dazzling fruit salad, an a.m.-appropriate cobbler and more—take about as long to prep as it takes for …

210 Zappos employees — 14% of the staff — take buyouts after CEO ultimatum to embrace self-management or leave

Zappos, the Amazon-owned online retailer, confirmed with the Las Vegas Sun that 210 of its 1,503 employees — nearly 14% of the company — took a buyout deal after CEO Tony Hsieh announced the company was completely ridding itself of manager roles and job titles.<p>The company, well known for its …

The Workplace

7 Underrated Cities in Italy You Have to Visit on Study Abroad

When someone says "Italy", you immediately think of major cities like, Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan. However, Italy has a lot more than these four major cities.<p><b>A guide to some of Italy's beautiful hidden gems</b><p>By Nina Truong, Emory University.<p>When someone says "Italy", you immediately think of …

Amalfi Coast

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Flying

Our Most Winning Recipes for Chicken Wings and Tenders

Chicken tenders are even easier to eat than wings -- no pesky bones! Here, they’re bathed in buttermilk, floured, fried, and tossed in plenty of hot sauce and butter. Serve with blue cheese dip and our Potato Salad with Celery and Scallions.

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Thanksgiving Is Straight-Up Trash. Here's Why.

By: Dave Infante<p>I think Thanksgiving sucks major butt. This makes me unpopular, because most people (including you, probably) think this particular holiday sucks minimal butt, or perhaps even no butt at all. Well, everyone is wrong. I am right. This nonsensical cholesterol festival has to go -- not …

Easy and Elegant Crockpot Recipes to Make For Dinner

Slow cooker meals can often conjure up images of sloppy-looking stews and cheap chunks of meat. While these dishes are certainly delicious, they’re …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

How One Woman Lost 40 Pounds of Fat and Saved Her Life

After a big health scare, Jeanenne Darden managed to lose an amazing 22 percent of her body weight. Find out how she did it.<p><b>Before:</b> 187 pounds <b>After:</b> 146 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Jeanenne Darden, a strong swimmer, had been making her way out to a sandbar in Aruba with her six-year-old daughter riding on …

Why Seth Godin Scares Me: The Final Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail

Final Chapter of Godin Almighty.<p>Yes — Seth Godin shared nine powerful tips with me. Six of which I’ve already share with you here and here on Forbes.<p>If you’re just tuning in, I’ll reset the stage: As I sat 24 inches from this legend in a dimly lit room backstage, just the two of us alone in our own …

The 40 books every woman should read

<i>Esquire</i> recently compiled a massive book list titled “The 80 Books Every Man Should Read.” <i>Esquire</i> calls it, “An unranked, incomplete, slightly biased …

Books

5 Slow-Cooker Dinners for Fall

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>I’ll admit it: I’m late to the slow-cooker party. But in my defense, I could …

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

Nearly every major city hosts a neighborhood where occupants are just a little too cool for their own good, and it's important to identify the key characteristics of such "freethinking" areas.<p>By: Gianni Jaccoma<p>These days, the term "hipster" has become so mainstream that it almost entirely lacks …

Mark Twain

Does Being 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Really Mean Anything?

"Spiritual But Not Religious" is a phrase you hear more and more these days — and with good reason. In 2012, a Pew Foundation survey on religion found that almost 20 percent of Americans placed themselves in the category of "unaffiliated."<p>That 20 percent unaffiliated translates into a whole lot of …

13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

Articles about tour stunning apartments dwell manhattan home tours on Dwell.com - Dwell

Submit your Manhattan home for our modern architecture tours, taking place this October.<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...<p>After a successful kick-off program in San Diego, we’re now making our way to …

7 Hotels That Are So Cool, They're Their Own Destination

It's typical for four- and five-star hotels to offer the very best in luxe amenities, accommodations and services. But maybe, just maybe, instead of booking your normal go-to hotel on your next trip, maybe it's time to get more creative with your stay.<p><i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>It's typical for four- and …

Hong Kong

Our Top Tips to Prep Your Home for Fall

Hibernation season is coming, but now's no time to sleep on your home maintenance. Stay one step ahead of the seasons with these four practices.<p><b>Swab the deck.</b> Outdoor hubs like porches, decks, and patios are about to close up shop. (On the flip side, say hello to your favorite squishy armchair by …