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Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Travel<p>Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight …

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Secret T-shirt message explains why Microsoft skipped Windows 9

Last week at the Microsoft Build conference, Microsoft staffers and other insiders were wearing a blue shirt with the Windows logo that was actually made up of the 1's and 0's of binary code.<p>The mystery was irresistible.<p>Developer Kévin Gosse took a screenshot of Microsoft Windows chief Joe …

The Ultimate Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

<i>Recipe: Merce Muse, Thrive Market</i><p>This American classic never fails to delight a crowd. We've perfected the recipe to produce a tender, flaky shortcake with a golden crust studded with sugar crystals. Once you taste the cakes with fresh vanilla whipped cream and lightly sweetened berries, we think …

10 Types of Visual Social Media Posts That Get Shared Like Crazy

Do you want double your social engagement and get your content shared like crazy?<p>For small businesses and brands everywhere, posting multiple images …

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>Chances are, when you studied abroad in Europe, you made sure to visit cities like London, …

The 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks. We're thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers …

Scenic trails that showcase the best of America

A seemingly endless series of storms turned much of the U.S. into a nation of shut-ins this past winter, so it comes as more than just a breath of fresh air that the mercury is beginning to rise above freezing: it's an invitation to dig those hiking boots out of the closet and hit the trails.<p>For …

Pushing into game services, Unity buys predictive analytics startup Playnomics (exclusive)

Unity Technologies is expanding beyond its game engine to services with the acquisition of Playnomics, which provides predictive analytics for game developers, GamesBeat has learned.<p>The deal was signed and it has closed, so San Francisco-based Playnomics will now be part of Unity chief executive …

PiQ, PeerIndex & Making Sense of Twitter

Algorithmic social ranking service PeerIndex has been building an arsenal of tools over the past few years, designed to bring meaning to the social data malaise. Yes, PeerIndex wants to be a every digital marketer’s best friend.<p>We’ve written about the London-based startup on a number of occasions …

Force.com Query Optimizer Secrets You Can Use Today - Salesforce Developers Blog

The Force.com query optimizer is not unlike the cost-based optimizer you'll find in many traditional relational database systems--it helps map out …

Joakim Noah finds out it's snowing outside in Chicago

20 spectacular places to see before they’re changed forever

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF WAYS places change. As you’ll see in this list, the threats can be environmental, political, or simply the result of too small …

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same. For those who want them, hop-on, hop-off and big bus tours are a great way to see a city quickly, but for …

Pump up the Testosterone -- 12 Ultimate Guy Getaways

Viva the Family Road Trip

A driving partner, a couple of kids, the family car, and an endless stream of road ahead of you: It’s either Dante’s <i>Inferno</i> or the best thing ever.<p>Me? I love a road trip. Where we are going never matters; and the longer it takes to get there the better. As a kid my brothers and I (and sometimes a …

The Powerful Tool Most People Forget When Pitching

When you have just a few minutes to make a pitch, you don't want to waste a second. This technique will let you stand out from the crowd.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I spent an afternoon at the National Publicity Summit, an event in which people with books and projects to promote get a few minutes each …

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