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Foolproof green thumb: Smart Herb Garden Starter Kit & 3-pack refill now 24% off

If your efforts at home-growing have earned you “brown thumb” status, don’t give up the garden just yet. TNW Deals has carved out a great offer on a foolproof, self-contained hydroponics herb garden – now you can grow herbs in the convenience of your own home, with a complete setup for just …

4 Ways Chipotle's Burrito Card Proves the Power of Exclusivity in Brand Promotion

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a huge fan of Chipotle burritos, but I'm an even bigger fan of the company’s branding and marketing -- specifically their elusive burrito card. It’s brilliant and I want one.<p>So, what is Chipotle’s burrito card? It’s a card …

Marketing

2016 Will Be the Year of Food Delivery and Fried Chicken

International food and restaurant consultants Baum + Whitman have released their forecast of the biggest trends in 2016. At the top of the list? Food delivery. A number of companies such as Uber and Amazon have entered the restaurant food delivery arena over the last year and this trend is set to …

Beyond the Taco: 30 Mexican, Mexican-Inspired, and Tex-Mex Recipes

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Mexican food isn't exactly a well-kept secret in America, but we do tend to emphasize only a small portion of the country's diverse food landscape. While tacos and enchiladas are undoubtedly great (and don't worry, …

19 Labor Day Side Dish Recipes That Work

When you're planning a cookout you might have a tendency to focus on the mains—whether you're grilling up burgers, brats, or anything else, side dishes can quickly become an afterthought. But if you're so busy with the entrees that all you serve them with are mayo-drenched coleslaw and potato salad …

Cooking

The Burrito Goes Global With Chicken Vindaloo

What is a burrito? One answer is that it's a Mexican and Tex-Mex dish made by wrapping a flour tortilla around a filling that includes a mix of ingredients like meat, beans, and rice. I think that's pretty accurate, but let's face it—at this point, the burrito is such a gloriously bastardized …

Cooking

The Food Lab Turbo: Grilled Chicken Cutlets (in 5 Minutes or Less!)

"Fast" and "easy" aren't two words you'd typically use to describe most of my recipes, but even <i>I</i> have days in which I've spent far too long in front of a computer screen and realize that I only have half an hour before my wife gets home and it's dinnertime. It's always good to have quick, …

Cooking

The Serious Eats Guide to Food Photography

Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that's why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But it's also a lot easier to hone these days, no matter who you are; even a smartphone can yield gorgeous, high-quality images.<p>Sure, professional cameras and …

Shutter Speed

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

10 Great Takes on the Classic Potato Salad

Tender, creamy potatoes make the perfect hearty-but-neutral base for simple summer salads. The picnic and barbecue standard is also incredibly versatile, easily adapted to fit whatever main course it's made to accompany. From the tangy, mayonnaise-dressed classic to a light and fresh-tasting …

Cooking

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

Advertising

Treat yourself! Top TNW Deals This Week

Whether you are looking to upgrade your business skills, your computer, or your free time, the offers over at <i>TNW Deals</i> this week should interest you. Here’s a roundup…<p>70% off a VPN Unlimited Lifetime Subscription<p>The usual reason to set up a virtual private network is for security, as it makes you …

A startup shares how it made €20,000 revenue in 90 days

When I build startups I like to share as much information as possible. I find that it helps others but more than anything it helps me understand the business myself.<p>We launched Ruby & Duke on 15th February and in less than 90 days we have hit €20,000 in monthly recurring revenue so I thought it …

Sling TV opens the floodgates, accepts sign-ups without invites

Sling TV, the online TV streaming service from Dish Networks, is now available to everyone: The service ended its invitation-only soft launch late …

Sling TV

Hey Kids, Restream Lets You Stream Your Gaming Sessions To Multiple Video Sites At Once

I don’t pretend to get the whole streaming of people playing video games thing — I’d rather watch a tour of Twitch’s HQ than watch Twitch itself — but apparently it’s something the kids are increasingly down with. That probably explains why Amazon paid nearly $1 billion to acquire the largest video …

Chat App Line’s Latest Experiment Is A YouTube-Like Video Service

Messaging app company Line continues to build out its business beyond its core chat experience after it launched a YouTube-like video service in Thailand. The company, which claims 181 million active users worldwide, is evaluating plans to introduce similar services in other markets.<p>Available via …

Apps

Facebook’s Celebrity App Adds Twitter and Instagram Sharing

Facebook launched Mentions July of last year to allow celebrities and other “influencers”to easily keep track of interactions and share content with their fans. Today, the company is introducing the ability for celebrities to share their content on Instagram and Twitter too.<p>Once a user makes a post …

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<b>First Steps to Building A Tech Company</b><p>A Comprehensive Program for Launching a Tech Company<p>Over 11 lectures and 4 hours of content<br>• Get key secrets for success told by successful CEOs<br>• Research and develop your great idea<br>• Choose a strong name and build a compelling brand<br>• Secure top legal representation, …

Project Management

18 apps that earn you money

We found 18 apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>From taking surveys to kicking back and watching TV, here are the apps that will put a little cash in your pocket.

​Sling TV Review: Holy Crap, We've Figured Out Internet Television

At some point, TV became complicated. It used to be this thing I would plop down in front of after school and mindlessly flip through. Then, in 2009, …

GIF Camera App Camoji Adds Keyboard Integration, Ability To Instantly Share With Reddit

In an age in which the human race has become so technologically advanced that we no longer need another person to take a photo of us, it was perhaps inevitable that we would also find ways to capture ourselves, in motion, and share those moving images with the people most important to us, and also …

GIF Animations

With 220M Downloads And $12M From Qualcomm, Magma, TabTale Is Quietly Becoming One Of The Top Children’s App Makers

With education apps crossing one billion downloads on iTunes earlier this year, the demand for quality learning content, especially content of the kid-friendly variety, is growing fast — and so is the opportunity for app publishers. Since launching in 2010, Israel-based startup, TabTale, has been …

Meet Context, The New Photo Texting App All The Cool Kids Are Using

There are a number of apps out there seeking to displace SMS as the primary mode of communications between mobile users — there’s MessageMe, Line, WeChat, WhatsApp and others. And, of course, there’s Snapchat, which has built a big, booming following around photo messaging. Well, there’s another …