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Henley Index: 2 Asian passports now world's most powerful

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are few things more liberating than travel -- although some passports offer more freedom than others.<p>A new report published in February 2018, reveals just how many borders some travel documents can cross.<p>There are, it says, just two countries whose citizens enjoy visa-free access to a …

Europe

Revolut broke even in December, now has 1.5 million customers

Fintech startup Revolut can’t stop and won’t stop growing. The company has had an amazing month of December with a huge increase in the total volume of transactions and signups. Because of that, Revolut broke even in December for the first time ever.<p>The company told me that it wasn’t just a lucky …

Startups

5 hottest work-from-home jobs — that don’t require previous experience

How to get paid decently to sit on your couch<p>You’ll feel right at home with these jobs.<p>The number of workers who work from home is on the rise: 43% …

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Getting paid is the biggest issue that freelancers face when they create products or provide services for clients. After all, it can be expensive to go after a non-paying client, and many freelancers are living on an already tight budget. And sometimes freelancers, hungry for business, do not study …

Small Business

The theory of UX

User experience is not magic. You don’t run a simple test that Becky the marketing intern read a blog about once and uncover quick-fix solutions to …

UX Design

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Physics

How to Add iCloud Drive to Dock on Mac

iCloud Drive allows for easy cloud access and storage of data from Mac and iOS devices, and so having the ability to quickly get to iCloud Drive at …

Operating Systems

How To Share Wi-Fi Passwords Among iOS 11 Devices

Do you want to protect your Wi-Fi network with a secure password, but you find it’s a real pain in the butt to tell someone the password when they …

Wi-Fi

Instagram at the ready: Leake Street tunnel gets lit

Filters at the ready, Waterloo’s Leake Street Arches have been given a brand spanking new makeover and it’s going to be all over your ’gram feed.<p>The …

Adobe XD update adds design specs, layout grid support, text enhancements, and more

Adobe today updated its new user experience prototyping solution, Adobe XD, adding several helpful new features. XD was first introduced in March 2016 as a beta product, and was formally released last month at Adobe MAX 2017.<p>The highlight of today’s update is a beta feature called Design Specs. …

The 48 least visited destinations in the world that should be on every globetrotter's bucket list

Brits made 70.8 million visits overseas in 2016, with 49% of all trips taking them to either Spain, France, Italy, the Republic of Ireland, or the USA.<p>Spain was named the UK's favourite holiday destination by a landslide, accounting for 14.7 million overseas trips and over a fifth of all …

National Parks

UXPin releases free Material Design UI library

The makers of UXPin have released a free Material Design UI kit: a set of 140 handcrafted UI elements and 35 hi-fidelity screens. The kit also …

10 Apps I have Gathered To Help With My Travels | Inc.com

I've been all around.<p>I've been to Europe, Central America, Middle East and North America. As time passes, I find myself dependent on my smartphone more and more. For instance, I don't think I would have ever survived my first trip to NYC without using Google Maps.<p>So battery-drain aside, there's no …

Apps

The Entire Country Of Sweden Is Now On Airbnb

Sweden has made its entire country available on the holiday rentals site.<p>The move is a creative ploy to promote “Allemansrätt,” the nation’s …

European Travel

Confirmed: Doing This With Your Kids Makes Them More Independent

The idea of traveling with kids can be a bit daunting. International (and even domestic) vacations are hectic enough among adults, but having little …

These 5 to-do apps will make sure you get your sh*t done

There are too many to-do apps. It’s an understandable problem: Organizing one’s day in the modern world is complicated, and there’s profit to be made …

Camarilla, like Path but better, lets you share with up to 15 friends

Remember Path?<p>Even though targeting early tech adopters was potentially the wrong ‘path’ for that company, the idea of a close-friends-only social network isn’t a bad one at all.<p>Enter Camarilla.<p>Camarilla is a social network that lets you share photos with only 15 people at a time. Moreover, those …

Investing

Mac tips, tricks and shortcuts: Here's your master list

All of our Mac shortcuts, tips and tricks assembled in one place.<p>Whether you have just purchased your first Mac or are a seasoned Mac user, this collection of shortcuts is sure to make your life easier -- or at least more efficient when seated in front of your Mac.<p>We have rounded up all of our …

Operating Systems

15 Great Businesses You Can Start While Keeping Your Day Job

According to a Pew Research Center study, self-employed Americans, of which there were 14.6 million in 2014, accounted for 10 percent of our total …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

The Brain

15 Signs That You Are An Entrepreneur - OLBlog

What if you are a true entrepreneur? How do you know?<br>If you were asked to describe the basic qualities and traits inherent entrepreneurs, what words …

Stop doing these 15 things when pitching your startup

Not a day goes by where I don’t wake up to emails begging me for money. Everyone has the next big idea, and they are constantly pitching me this or that. I imagine most investors’ email inboxes look similar.<p>Out of every thousand pitches I receive, there may be one that gets my attention enough to …

7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

Your WhatsApp Chats Are Not Being Deleted, Security Researcher Finds

Facebook-owned mobile messaging tool WhatsApp stores chat logs, even after users have deleted them, security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski recently found. Although the record of the chat is deleted, Zdziarski, who looked at disk images, found that the message leaves a forensic trace of the logs …

Apps

Google Maps can now navigate to multiple destinations on iOS

Google Maps for iOS will finally allow you to set multiple destinations on your trips – a month after the feature arrived on Android.<p>It works just the same: open the app, set your first destination, and then tap the menu button and select ‘Add stop’.<p>You can add as many as you like, or reorder them …

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

The adventure doesn’t have to stop: Here’s how to travel with baby

When I was pregnant and living on a sailboat in the South Pacific, my friends back home told me to “get my kicks in” before our first baby arrived. It made me nervous. The thought of waiting a decade (or more?) to adventure over high peaks, open ocean and fast rivers made me more nauseated than …

Parenting

Five Sweet Tips To Help You Master iTunes On Mac OS X [Feature]

iTunes has gone from a basic mp3 player based on SoundJam in 2000 to a full-fledged movie and music media player, digital media distribution center, and repository of all your iOS apps. That’s quite a lot of functionality for a music player.<p>iTunes is still a pretty decent media player, even if it …

Mobile app designers will want this updated piece of paper

If you’re designing apps or Webpages for mobile, chances are you sketch ideas out before you commit them to Photoshop (or Sketch!). To help, there’s been an update to a piece of paper (yes, I’m serious).<p>A dot-grid paper meant for iOS design is now ready for current hardware, and has been updated …