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How Mobile Technology is Transforming the Construction Industry

When it comes to technological advances, recognizing which emerging technologies would bring value to a business can be the key differentiator for a …

Project Management

Solving the Construction Industry’s Productivity Puzzle

2015 ECS Value Creators Report: Opportunities amid UncertaintyWhat’s next for engineering, construction, and services companies as oil prices head …

Construction Industry

10 trends defining the construction industry

When experts discuss rapidly evolving industries, construction rarely makes its way into the conversation. In some ways, this exclusion is warranted, …

Meet 30 innovators finding African solutions for African problems

Quartz has chosen 30 innovators in Africa for their creative approaches to local problems in business, politics, culture and health and more. They will be honored on Monday (Sep. 14) at the Quartz Africa Innovators summit. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa editor, says:<p>The narrative in Africa has moved …

Africa

The 19 Most Important Foods Of 2014, According To Tumblr

Tumblr has spoken. They want pizza.

China's nail houses: the homeowners who refuse to make way – in pictures

A dingzihu – or 'nail house' – is a home where the owner refuses to accept compensation from a property developer for its demolition. Here are some of the most striking<p>• Shanghai's left-behind older generation hark back to Mao

Sleek "Baselamp" Can Turn Ordinary Objects into Illuminating Lamps

The ingenious <i>Baselamp</i> by Luke Lamp Co. can transform almost any object into a lamp. Anything that allows light to pass through it–a glass bottle, flower vase, fish bowl, etc.–can now easily turn into a functioning light source. Just set the item on the sleek, minimalist base and watch it instantly …

Furniture

​Why Breakfast Is Not the Most Important Meal of the Day

If you've read into health and fitness at all, you've probably been seen variations of "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," "eat …

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

AdWords

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …

Nobel Prize

How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen<p>If you've got …

Woodworking

DIY Pocket Laser Engraver: Pewny - Technabob

Got a few spare DVD drives? You can use the laser from those drives to make a tiny laser engraver. Thingiverse member Isolt did just that, then made …

Gear & Gadgets

Remote Crop Monitoring System(Intel IoT)

Introduction: Remote Crop Monitoring System(Intel IoT)<p>The project attempted to monitor parameters associated with plants and crops such as the …

Arduino

How to make your own Bluetooth-controlled underlit miniskirt

The Internet full of incredible DIY projects that make you wish you had the years of experience required to build your own Batmobile, flaming <i>Mad Max</i> …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

How to travel and build an online business

In the past 12 months, I’ve traveled to over 20+ countries in Europe, Asia, North, Central, and South America, and I did it while running a business online.<p>There seems to be a trend of online entrepreneurs who are advocating this travelpreneur movement of being able to run your business online, …

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Imagine Themselves as Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the Rich Dad Radio show, legendary entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki said, “The worst thing you can teach your kids is to go to school and get a job.”<p>I wouldn't go that far -- if one of my kids wants to be a doctor they’ll need college -- …

Entrepreneurship

There’s a dark side to startups, and it haunts 30% of the world’s most brilliant people

For Heinz, it was seeing the surfers at Del Mar. He raised his phone to snap a photo for a friend.<p>Mike Alfred saw the grin on his face, so he took his own photo of his friend's happiness.<p>Heinz's long, curly brown hair is whipping back in the wind secured only by a green San Francisco hat. A black …

Startups

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

Books

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

Investing

The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate

Investors in startups like Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and Plated are wagering hundreds of millions of dollars on the idea that dinnertime is just too hard to manage. As meal-kit startups spring up like so many mushrooms, Fast Company investigates the boxed-meal phenomenon and how it will change the …

Chamber of Commerce

Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before breakfast than you do all day?<p>You can …

Hillary Clinton

Looks Matter: A Century Of Iconic Food Packaging

We take the packaging our food comes in for granted. Yet many of the boxes, bags and bottles that protect our edibles were once groundbreaking — both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Sometimes, packaging is so distinctive, it transforms food from mere …

Andy Warhol

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

Art

Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Photography

Why Unsplash is Hurting Photographers

Launched back in 2013, Unsplash is a site which posts ten handpicked photos every ten days and these photos are absolutely free. By “free” I don’t …

Walmart’s price-match backfires as people use fake Amazon listings to get super-cheap PS4s

Walmart’s Ad Match Guarantee, the company’s price-matching policy, has been updated to include Amazon and some customers took advantage of that to …

eCommerce

Throwback Travel: Budapest’s Bathing Beauty

Geothermal and glorious, Budapest’s <b>Gellért Baths</b> opened in 1918, the year that marked the end of World War I and the Austro-Hungarian Empire’s collapse.<p>The Art Nouveau complex, slathered with sculpture and mosaics, tempted locals and visitors alike with its effervescent natatorium, mud baths, and …

How to Butterfly Your Holiday Roast

Butterflying may sound like a complicated technique, but it's actually quite easy to do. A simple three step guide.<p><b>In front of the carving board at the dinner table, with everyone watching, the truth always comes out.</b> Is the roast overcooked? Luckily, most guests will be polite enough not to …

Cooking