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Surprise! Rihanna's 'Anti' is finally out -- and it's free

The day that started with new Rihanna music has ended with new Rihanna music in a whirlwind that included a surprise single release and the leaking of her latest album, "Anti."<p>Hours after premiering a collaboration with Drake called "Work," the long-awaited album hit the Internet.<p>"Anti," the …

Music

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Study Skills

6 Keys to Develop a Successful Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Steve Jobs dropped out of college to start a little computer company in his garage. Mark Zuckerberg launched the first iteration of Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard. While every successful entrepreneur’s career path looks a bit …

Small Business

20 Tricks for Getting Rich

It's okay to take strategic risks, but try to eliminate unnecessary spending.<p>When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: …

Meet 'Starry,' a Radical New Internet Service From the Founder of Aereo

Everyone knew Chet Kanojia was up to something. Since the Supreme Court crushed his quest to use a streaming TV service called Aereo to disrupt the …

13 strategies to save a fortune, from real people who retired before 40

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to win the lottery, inherit a windfall, or even earn a Wall Street salary to retire early.<p>Consider "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson …

Retirement

Watch a self-driving Audi become 'the fastest autonomous car on the planet'

Audi put a big exclamation point on its self-driving technology — "piloted driving," as the company calls it — with an adrenaline-filled demonstration in Germany over the weekend. The car in question was a 560-horsepower RS7 rounding the course at Hockenheimring during the finale of this year's DTM …

Meet a water heater with Wi-Fi and a little bit of AI

As much fun as it is to connect my lights, there are plenty of less sexy appliances and items that could probably benefit more from a bit of …

7 Ways to Validate Your Startup Idea

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to save people the hassle and the headache of doing extensive research before buying a product.</i><p>I don’t know if you ever experienced a eureka moment – a second when everything comes together and an amazing idea pops into your head. As …

How to hack and crack the connected home

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1100000/1100987_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534399804_c17bd918226257b6cb9c3d751770eda2<p><b>There are intruders in your home, ones that came with claims that they would make your life easier, that they could take over some of the</b> …

Washing Machines

Omote “living makeup” uses mind-blowing projection mapping

Projecting computer graphics onto buildings or rooms to make them digitally come alive isn’t new, but how about if your canvas is a living, moving, …

Augmented Reality

A Russian social network tale: Censorship and a CEO on the run

Most chief executives in Russia would squirm upon receiving a letter from the country's federal police demanding access to client information. Not Pavel Durov.<p>The 29-year-old founder of Russia's hugely popular social media network, VKontakte, which means "in touch," has a history of thumbing his …

Two men and their quest to make Bitcoin truly untraceable

For some, Bitcoin doesn't go far enough towards truly unregulated, untraceable currency. Cody Wilson, the man behind the world's first lethal 3D-printed gun, and Amir Taaki, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, are the two crytpo-anarchists leading the effort to build software that hopes to make Bitcoin …

London firm creates mind-controlled commands for Google Glass

Forget voice commands and touch gestures: A London firm has developed a way for Google Glass users to control their devices just by thinking.<p>This Place, an agency that specializes in creating user interfaces and experiences for programs used in the medical industry, developed a software called …

Google Glass

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

Travel

Blogger Pulls Off $30,000 Sting to Get Her Stolen Site Back

<i>Jordan Reid is the founder and host of the lifestyle site Ramshackle Glam and author of Ramshackle Glam: The New Mom's Haphazard Guide To (Almost)</i> …

Asian-style chicken and rice

Place chicken thighs in bowl. Combine shallots, ginger and garlic in separate bowl. Toss chicken with half of this mixture and all of the soy sauce and sugar.<p>Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet over a medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade, season with salt and pepper and add to pan. Fry …

Chicken Noodles

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Spaghetti Chitarra With Bacon, Chilies and Pine Nuts

With the clatter of forks and spoons, and the lyrical slurp of the last bite, pasta can be a particularly musical food. It should be no surprise then that music and carbohydrates have collided in the form of chitarra pasta. A chitarra is an Italian instrument, not unlike a guitar, that was used as …

Recipes

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

<b>Strawberries are sugar-sweet, affordable, and omnipresent -- even if you can't pick your own, you'll find pints and quarts of them at roadside stands and red seas of them in the produce aisle. Make these delectable berries the star in breakfast dishes, desserts, and even salads.</b><p>Strawberry Basics<p><b>In</b> …

Breakfast

Cooking Off the Cuff: The Return of the Potato Fritter -- Welcome Back!

Quite a few years ago, a staple of my pre-dinner finger-food repertoire was a crunchy, eggy, savory potato fritter. I don't remember where I picked up the recipe and I certainly don't know why I stopped making these things: they're delicious and fun, and they perform a magic act when you cook them, …

How To Make Tequila: Farm To Bottle

Take a tour of the Casa Noble tequilera with owner José “Pepe” Hermosillo and discover how the desert-dwelling agave transforms into the sweet nectar in your glass.

3 Secrets to Moist Gluten-Free Baking

Nobody likes a dry muffin, right?<p>It gets oh-so-tricky to make amazingly delicious and moist baked goods when you choose to kick it whole and healthy by ditching the butter, sugar, eggs and white flour -- all the things that typically make muffins awesome.<p>I have been gluten-free for 10 years now, …

Open-Xchange wants to help service providers take on Dropbox and Skype

Open-Xchange makes a suite of web apps that ISPs, hosting firms and enterprises can rebrand and roll out as an alternative to the likes of Google(s …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, pCell, theoretically delivers on the long-sought dream of ubiquitous, fast Internet, with the reliability and consistency previously only achievable through a wired …

The 20 Best Designed Tourism Websites in the World

20 Social Apps that Got Us Talking in 2013

As we wind down the year, The Next Web compiled a list of some of the social apps that have made some significant moves in 2013. How did we qualify what a social app was? In our mind, it was a service that had a core functionality that enabled users to interact and engage with other people, either …

Does Missouri topless mom case prove Snapchat is pointless?

Honestly, they're talking about nothing else in Wentzville, Mo.<p>A teenage girl took a picture of her mom and her 14-year-old sister in the family's hot tub. Both were topless (although how topless is the subject of much conjecture. No nipples were allegedly visible).<p>As KMOV-TV reports, the mom says …

BitTorrent unveils secure messaging service to counter 'NSA dragnet surveillance'

BitTorrent wants to build a secure chat service that will only ever let a message's sender and receiver take a look at what's being sent — encrypted or otherwise. It announced the service several months ago, and today it's detailing how BitTorrent Chat will work. In a blog post, BitTorrent explains …