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Smart Entrepreneurs Use Third-Grade Words. Steve Jobs Did and You Should, Too

Billionaires like Elon Musk and Richard Branson use simple words to express complex ideas.<p>Steve Jobs once said, "Simple can be harder than complex." It's true, which is why it's hard to express your ideas simply. Anyone can write long, confusing sentences. Anyone can speak in esoteric jargon. But …

Hung Up

7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

Think you've perfected art of watching Netflix? Not so fast...<p>Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch <i>and</i> finally …

Televisions

10 Hidden URLs to Help You Rule the Web

You’re probably used to bookmarking your favorite sites for easy access, but the web goes much deeper than the top domains you’re familiar with—from …

Apps

Mysterious sunstones in medieval Viking texts could really have worked | Ars Technica

A new study says Vikings could have used these stones to navigate to Greenland.<p>When the Vikings first sailed to Greenland in the late 10th century, …

Archaeology

The State Department Has Reportedly Purchased a $15,000 iPhone Encryption Cracking Device

A department of the US State Department dedicated to diplomatic security has reportedly procured a $15,000, Apple TV-sized device its manufacturers …

U.S. Dept. of State

You Should Be Using Video: The Basics of Adobe Premiere Pro

As we all know, in the photography world, things change and they change quickly. The thing that's been tremendously on the rise is the use of video. …

Videography

May visits charity

Prime Minister Theresa May visits the “Street League at People Plus” employment charity in Birmingham yesterday. The charity aims to get young people …

Top ten Android phones of all time

Android phones are like Windows computers in the mobile space. Dozens upon dozens of different manufacturers build devices in all price ranges, from …

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.<p>Named Luciola for its resemblance to the firefly, …

Japan

How to Create a Twitter Bot with Node.js

Twitter bots have been in the news over the past few years due to election meddling, not only in the United States but stretching across the globe. …

JavaScript

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.

The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

An idyllic Sardinian town is selling homes for €1 (but there's a catch)

The old saying that "if something is too good to be true, it probably is" surely applies in particular to historic houses in lovely locations, available at exceedingly low prices.<p>So the buyer's instinct to beware might be fully triggered by the news that a town on the Mediterranean idyll of …

Every Steven Spielberg Movie, Ranked From Worst to Best

The three-time Oscar winner is one of the greatest living American filmmakers.<p>Steven Spielberg is undoubtedly one of the most influential living filmmakers—and possibly of all time. His breakthrough film <i>Jaws</i> completely changed the way movies are made (and released), as he singlehandedly created the …

The Oscars

People Are Creating Their Own Wickedly Funny Brexit Stamps

As Britain marches closer to Brexit, a new controversy has opened up about whether or not to honor the event with a commemorative stamp. The campaign, launched by UK tabloid The Sun, gained the backing of a few politicians, but was shot down by the Royal Mail, which released a statement saying …

United Kingdom

The Mask of Deception: Corporations vs. Civil Society | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In the United States, corporations have effectively highjacked civil society by marinating the non-profits in money. Combined with $1billion spent on</i> …

Living the dream? Our 'Year in Provence' ended in divorce

Who hasn’t dreamt of a place in the sun: escaping the middle-class hamster wheel of expensive private schools, large mortgages and 70-hour weeks?<p>Having had an amazing year abroad in Paris when I was studying French at university, I always dreamed of moving back with my husband, Robert, and our two …

France

BitTorrent users beware: Flaw lets hackers control your computer | Ars Technica

“Low complexity” hack for Transmission client may work against other clients, too.<p>There's a critical weakness in the widely used Transmission …

Information Security

What is Open Banking and PSD2? WIRED explains

Not much changes in banking in the UK. Sure, there are occasional new ideas – ATMs; apps; contactless payments – but decade after decade the …

Banking

The Droplet is a light-filled teardrop trailer inspired by Scandinavian design

The world of tiny campers just got a lot cuter thanks to the Droplet. The Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer fits a queen size mattress and a …

Camping

The Rise Of The State Machines

It’s 2018 already, and countless front-end developers are still leading a battle against complexity and immobility. Month after month, they've …

JavaScript

This Search Engine Startup Helps You Find What Google Is Missing

As conversations continue circulating around the state of online privacy and protecting personal information on the internet, the growing need for more secure web platforms is an area of concern for consumers and creators alike in the digital age.<p>Over the past year, an increasing number of …

Personal Information

The world’s smallest cell phone is so tiny you might accidentally swallow it

Big phones are all the rage these days. You won’t find a flagship device from any major manufacturer without an edge-to-edge display, ultra sharp …

Gear & Gadgets

Home.me turns your 2D floorplan drawings into 3D renderings

It’s easy enough to draw a basic floorplan of your home, but turning that floorplan into 3D rendering typically falls into the realm of professional designers. With home.me, TechCrunch Berlin Hackathon hackers Charles Wong and Aravind Kandiah, who are both students at the Singapore University of …

Drawing

'I want good jobs,' said Phil. Almost anything would be better than his

It didn’t matter if he did or didn’t spend the money he didn’t have, the fall-guy chancellor was screwed either way<p>Freewheelin’ Phil had always enjoyed his morning ritual. After straightening his tie and smoothing down his hair, he’d head to the mirror to blow kisses to himself and whisper: …

Philip Hammond

Remente is a feature-rich life coaching app that'll help you get your crap together

Remente recently released several new features for its personal development app. Until now it’s only been available on iOS and Android, but it’s also launched a web beta for premium users. One of the best digital life coaches available continues to get better.<p>Among the new features included in the …

SparkPost Offers Free Email Coding Tool

SparkPost has introduced an open-source email development tool called HEML.<p>The offering, which allows users to code responsive emails, is one of …

A ton of couples are skipping the fancy wedding rings and opting for these $20 rubber bands instead — here's why

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Qalo Instagram<p>As the ultimate symbols of love and commitment, wedding rings unsurprisingly receive a lot of attention and care. …

Weddings