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Beautiful Houses: Cabin in Norway

Today we will show you a breathtaking cabin in Sandefjord, Norway, a project by Lund Hagem. This place in pure inspiration. Nestled in an amazing …

New Bicycle Prototype Challenges Wheel-Ratio Ergonomic Design

Could this become the new norm for bicycles?<p>Bicycles have been around since the 19th century (the first bicycle, known as the Draisine, was built in Germany in 1817), and thanks to innovations in technology and engineering techniques, modern designs of the popular two-wheeled vehicle have remained …

Meet The LucidCam, The Future Of Consumer VR

I was at a meet and greet thrown by a prominent VC firm this week and it was quite enjoyable. There were friendly faces, conversations and a couple of folks huddled around a desk in the corner. Wait. That’s so not “social.” I went over to explore and what were they doing? Checking out virtual …

4 Must-See Tech-Related TED Talks That Excite and Scare Us About the Future

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With every passing year, the world witnesses a fresh batch of brilliant tech innovations, each often better and more mind-boggling than the last.<p>From virtual reality experiences that combat prejudices, to social robots that act like our …

Pictures That Prove We're Living In The Future

(Image Link)<p>We may not be living in the personal jet packs and flying cars future sci-fi made us dream about, but our 21st century world is pretty …

Buck Naked e-Bike

One of the things about motorcycles that keep riders coming back for more is the complete exposure to the world around you. The feel of the wind, …

Electric Vehicles

Sony Wena Wrist Smartwatch Hides the Tech Inside Wristband

Did you know Sony has its very own crowdfunding site? Neither did we, until we got wind of the Sony Wena Wrist, a kinda-sorta smartwatch crowdfunding …

Why our biotech future needs design

Meet the biodesigners growing our future products.<p>In 2007, physicist Freeman Dyson predicted in an essay called “Our Biotech Future” that “the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our …

Industrial designers predict the future of transportation in 100 years

We asked designers to envision travel in 2115. From high-speed electric pods to wind-powered roving homes, their sketches provide a glimpse into the future<p>Designers predict the future of transportation in 50 years Are you the future of transportation? Send us your sketches and designs

Inner Cities

10 New Products Worth Knowing About from CES 2016, Part I

The International Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES, is a mishmash of media, buyers, sellers, celebrities and companies, all strolling …

One Aussie traveller invented the world's smallest washing machine and changed laundry day forever

Keurig accidentally created the perfect business model for hardware startups

It’s no secret that investors don’t like hardware businesses. Despite the eternal frustration of startup founders, investor distaste in physical …

Handbook For A New Era Of Crowdfunding

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sandeep Sood is founder of Oakland, Calif.-based Monsoon+RainFactory, a product house that conceptualizes, designs, develops and markets mobile and web applications.</i><p>Ever been to Indiegogo? Kickstarter? Spend any cash? What’d you leave with? Why does anyone buy a product that doesn’t …

How to Be More Confident: 13 Simple Tips | Inc.com

Are you as confident as you'd like to be? Few people would answer "yes" to that question. But, according to Becky Blalock, author and former Fortune 500 executive, anyone can learn to be more confident. And it's a skill we can teach ourselves.<p>Begin by forgetting the notion that confidence, …

Unlosable Glasses

Impossible to lose<p>The glasses are balanced, comfortable and - in the eyes of this writer, at least - stylish. And the locator app, which is loaded …

Stylish

Lessons Learned From Selling Physical Products Online

<i>Jon Wheatley is the co-founder of Need/Want, a company focused on making innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks. This post originally appeared on the company’s blog.</i><p>A year ago I launched Peel. It was my first foray into making and selling physical products. A …

For Jawbone Creative Lead Yves Behar, Good Design Centers on the Customer | Inc.com

If you treat your users extremely well, then you're already on your way to practicing good design, according to one expert's definition of the concept.<p>"Essentially it's how you treat your customers," Yves Béhar, founder of San Francisco-based design agency fuseproject, said. Béhar spoke in San …

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make that happen.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>For decades, the most …

Pebble Steel

Owners of the original Pebble smartwatch know what a useful gadget it can be — and they also know the inconvenience of having to leave it at home on …

Online quiz finds iPhone users the smartest

<b>An online quiz set up by British bookmaker Ladbrokes has found that iPhone users are quicker to answer problems correctly than other smartphone users.</b><p>…

A Lame Logo Could Really Hurt Your Business | Inc.com

As a small business owner, your logo is probably not the first thing you think about in the morning or the last thing you ponder at night. That’s fair -- your customers aren’t going to be swayed by clever branding if your product, price or service are lousy, but are you taking your cavalier …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

A Big Idea<p>My first app, Grades, had everything going for it. The press loved it, users loved it, and Apple loved it. There was only one problem: It …

The World’s Most Famous Logos, Organized By Visual Theme

Marks of Excellence, a freshly revised book from Phaidon, compiles today’s most identifiable logos according to their visual tropes.<p>A brand is more than a logo. But a company’s mark is its calling card, a shorthand for all that other stuff–the quality of the product, the level of service, the …

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5 Secrets for Making Your Logo Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your logo is the face of your company. It will often be the first thing people see and the main thing they remember. If asked, most of us could name at least a few iconic logos, whether it be Coca-Cola's cursive script or the namesake …

7 Best Business Books for Summer Reading - Small Business Trends

The weather is finally warm enough to where I’ve created my outdoor patio space. And that means that it’s summer reading time! A cool drink, my feet …

The Entrepreneurs Handbook: 52 Essential Resources for Startups

The thought of launching a Startup is incredibly intimidating with most failing to survive their first few years, it can often result in an …

14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done | Inc.com

In the spirit of the topic, let's get right to it:<p><b>1. Eliminate one ego commitment.</b><p>We all do things that have more to do with ego than results.<p>Maybe you serve on a committee because you like how it looks on your CV. Maybe you teach at a local college because you like the words "adjunct professor."<p>Or …