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Morgan Spurlock's New Short Film Explains The Market Economy So Even A Caveman Could Get It

Only 39% of American adults have a budget and keep close track of their spending, according to the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.<p>Not to mention that 32% of households don't save for retirement, and 60% haven't looked at their credit score …

30 Essential Chrome Extensions for Web Designers

There are quite literally hundreds of Chrome extensions available for web designers. All of them offering time-saving solutions to many of the design …

Palettab Chrome Extension offers color themes and fonts right from your browser tab

Looking for font/color theme ideas? Palettab, a Chrome browser extension whose mission in life is to generate ideas for your creative projects, is conveniently located in the next tab.<p>Run by COLOURlovers, an international online community of over 4 million, each palette of five colors has its own …

Animating lists with CSS 3 transitions

Ever wanted to implement animated lists or grids, like in the following 12-second video?<b>Your browser does not support the video tag.</b>This may look …

Peter Thiel: Google Has Insane Perks Because It's A Monopoly

Thiel says a monopoly is "a kind of company that's so good at what it does that no other firm can offer a close substitute," a company that's "10x" better at what it does than anybody else.<p>Google hasn't competed in search since the early 2000s, Thiel says, when it definitively leapt ahead of …

How Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, And Other Self-Made Billionaires Got Their Big Break

You call it a big break.<p>Every success story has one.<p>Even luminaries like Sheryl Sandberg, Steve Jobs, and Howard Schultz had a moment where the path of their future clicked into focus.<p>Here are the big breaks that helped these execs build 10-digit fortunes.

11 Books By CEOs That Will Teach You How To Run The World

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From fashion startups to automotive empires, here are the best leadership books from people who have led their companies to success.

10 Secrets From Leading Sales Execs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wonder why some company’s sales programs are more successful than others?<p>During a recent forum at Emergence Capital that included Bill Binch, Marketo’s EVP of Worldwide Sales, followed by panels dedicated to sales …

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25 Web Design Tips To Honor 25 Years Of The Web

When the internet emerged more than 25 years ago, the first websites were akin to a magical land of unicorns and casinos, resplendent with scrolling marquee text, flashing lights and bright sparkles. It felt like a visit to the Red Light district every time a user connected to the brave new …

Higher Source: The Immortal Web Design of Heaven's Gate

A look back at the doomsday cult that funded its operations—and eventual mass suicide—by building websites.<p>On March 26th, 1997, 39 people in matching black sweatsuits and Nike sneakers were found dead in a rented mansion in a San Diego suburb. They were members of a religious group called Heaven's …

Responsive Web Design & APEX Theme 25 (OGh APEX World 2014)

Responsive Web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation. The practice consists of a mix of flexible grids and layouts, images and an intelligent use of CSS media queries.<p>What …

Intro to Adaptive Web Design [ChaDev Lunch]

For years, designers and developers have griped about the difficulties they encountered in supporting the numerous desktop browsers out there, but mobile is even more fragmented. Phones, tablets, media players, video game systems—each device (and in some cases each browser on each device) has its …

Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere’s least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.<p>A worker assembles Android-based tablets …

6 Surprising Tactics Of An Unassuming Billionaire

At this year’s South by Southwest Conference, I had the opportunity to spend time with Scott Cook, founder of Intuit. It was the first time we had the chance to connect since my company, Docstoc, was acquired by them.<p>Scott is a staple on the Forbes Billionaire List. A self-made man, he built his …

Fighting Your Business Battles: 6 Lasting Lessons From Sun Tzu’s Art Of War

You’ll probably never read the entire book many consider a business strategy bible. So read this instead.<p>Business has always been tough, but it has gotten even more difficult as competition has become more global, faster-paced and increasingly technology-dependent. So why in the 21st century would …

Charlotte van der Waals World Time Clock

Charlotte van der Waals World Time ClockSometimes the most <b>ingenious designs</b> are the most simplest. This is completely true with this <b>World Clock</b> …

Things Come Apart

Things Come ApartIf you are a fan of design and photography. Then, Things Come Apart is the book for you. Photographer Todd McLellan beautifuly …

Agelio Batle Graphite Pencil Antler

Graphite Pencil AntlerSan Francisco based artist Agelio Batle creates an amazing piece of art that also doubles as a pencil. This Graphite Pencil is …

The 10 Cities That Are Leading The Way In Urban Sustainability

Cities are the laboratories where the most innovative ideas for surviving in the future can be tested. These 10–from New York to Tokyo to Bogota–were just awarded City Climate Leadership Awards for their work.<p>With a few exceptions, national governments aren’t going to make a big dent in climate …

UnifyVoice: What Millennials And Older Workers Can Teach Each Other http://onforb.es/19J6wkG As the portion of millennials in the working world grows, from about a third today to an expected 46 percent by 2020, questions about where people work, when, and how they communicate are gaining in importance. In fact, some experts see generational tensions as one of the biggest challenges companies face in the coming decades.

20 ways to find your calling http://onforb.es/1b8NoJ7 #forbesgreatesthits Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let's get started.

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

4 Innovation Strategies From Big Companies That Act Like Startups

Established companies have a reputation for being way too bureaucratic to be innovative. But taking a page from startup culture, some have figured out how to become agile and fast-moving despite their size, Soren Kaplan writes.<p>Stodgy. Slow. Bureaucratic. Big companies get a bad rap when it comes to …

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EXCLUSIVE | In Part 2 of a special interview to accompany the launch of the #BoF500, Imran Amed sits down with the one and only Tom Ford to understand how he built his own brand and the lessons he has learned along the way http://ow.ly/phCn5

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