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Evernote: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

LeadershipI’m Evernote’s CEO–Here’s How I Stay Productive All Week LongChris O’Neill has over 10,000 notes in his own Evernote account, manages nine different Google calendars, and swears he’s got it all on track.<p>TechnologyThis Time, Evernote Consulted Its Users Before Revising Its Privacy …

Nest: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

TechnologyThe Room That Can Change The Entire Trajectory Of Your CompanyJust ask Capital One, and Mount Sinai Health, and Royal Bank of Scotland.<p>TechnologyThe Nest Product Lineup Finally Feels Like A SystemIt took longer than most would have expected, but the company that’s synonymous with smart …

Tesla CEO: With loan repayment, U.S. taxpayers made $20M profit off us

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney can now eat his campaign words — at least the part where he called Tesla a loser. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an …

How to buy headphones - CNET

When buying a headphone these days people typically debate the style of headphone they want (in-ear, on-ear, around-ear) whether to go wired or wireless (or even totally wireless) and whether to opt for such extra features as active noise-cancellation to help muffle ambient noise. Oh, and then …

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7 Habits of Highly Successful Traders

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The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

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From The Garage To 200 Employees In 3 Years: How Nest Thermostats Were Born

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Derek Andersen <i>is the founder of</i> Startup Grind<i>, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs</i><i>.</i><p>I remember when the press first hit about Nest Labs. The guys behind the iPod/iPhone were taking on thermostats …

Young boys practice parkour at a beach in Makhachkala, Dagestan, on May 15, 2013. Photograph by Dmitry Kostyukov for TIME (@kostyukov). To see more pictures from Dagestan, visit lightbox.time.com.

Best Trips 2013

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

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The 21 Coolest Things Ever Made Out Of Lego

And by "coolest," I mean "nerdiest."

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10 Wildly Successful People Who Dropped Out Of High School

Tumblr founder David Karp dropped out of high school at the age of 15 and now his New York startup is about to sell for $1.1 billion in cash to Yahoo.<p>Although his success proves that he didn't need the diploma to make it, Karp tells Forbes' Jeff Bercovici in an interview that he doesn't recommend …

High inflation 'is here to stay'

Households are facing a continued squeeze on their spending power after a leading forecaster warned that high inflation was here to stay.<p>The Ernst & Young Item Club, which uses the Treasury's model of the economy for its forecasts, estimates that persistently high inflation has already knocked …

Finding truth in the Keystone debate

Our national debate over the Keystone XL pipeline has reached a critical point as we await a decision. The decision to allow development of this pipeline is long overdue, and hopefully may finally come in just a few weeks or months. Despite the economic benefits its construction is sure to provide, …

Manifesting - The Law of Attraction & The Secret

Wealthy People Are Starting To Buy Up More Small Businesses This Year

• More wealthy people are starting to buy up small businesses, according to a Pepperdine study.<br>• Economists expected retail sales to fall in April, but they unexpectedly rose by 0.1%, despite being held back by falling gas prices.<br>• The Small Business Administration is shifting some funds to focus on …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Expense Report

A few readers asked if I would provide the (very convoluted) ledger from my week of living on Bitcoin. Here is the accounting, including how I spent my Bitcoin and the value of that Bitcoin in U.S. dollars at the time I spent it. You’ll see the week was not just an exercise in living on Bitcoin but …

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …

How to Hire Great Employees

Investors say they invest in people as much as they invest in ideas, and when it comes to your company, it is not just top management that can make or break your business. Unpleasant or dissatisfied employees, poorly trained workers, rapid turnover, or a toxic work environment can all predestine …

FELIX ZULAUF: Stocks Remind Me Of Gold And They Could See A 'Quick And Painful Adjustment'

Some have tried to compare the current peak to the stock market tops we've seen in 2000 and 2007.<p>However, many -- like Reformed Broker Josh Brown -- are quick to remind everyone that the comparisons stop with nominal price. Relative to earnings, stocks are clearly much more reasonably priced than …

Tesla Rides High, But Faces Formidable Foe: Car Dealers

Tesla Motors, the American maker of luxury electric cars, has been riding a wave of good publicity.<p>Its Model S sedan (base priced at $62,400, after federal tax credits) was just named Motor Trend Car of the Year. Reviewers at Consumer Reports gave the lithium-ion battery powered vehicle a rave.<p>And …

Everything You Hear About the Fed's 'Exit Strategy' Is Wrong

In modern times the role of money has been almost totally perverted by the commentariat. Though money’s sole purpose is as a measure that facilitates the exchange of actual wealth (your bread for my wine), the desire to get something for nothing is so great that people actually believe prosperity …

Will Obamacare Reduce the Crazy Variation in Hospital Prices?

If you have been paying attention to US healthcare policy debates lately, you know that hospitals have a price problem. Walk across the street from one hospital to a competitor hospital, and you could easily find yourself facing a $30,000 increase in your medical bills. At one extreme for instance …

Here's The Problem With The New Theory That A Japanese Math Professor Is The Inventor Of Bitcoin

Mochizuki made a name for himself last fall when he cracked the infamous ABC Conjecture, which dealt with the nature of prime numbers.<p>Nelson's argument, which he laid out in a video, is that Mochizuki showed a level of intelligence and breadth of knowledge that was similar to the pseudonymous …

The Story Of A Boy Whose Tempter Tantrum Led To A Venture-Backed Food Startup

He was outraged.<p>So he set out to prove his father wrong, but he soon realized that his dad was right. Candy <i>is</i> bad for you.<p>"It's the only time I ever admitted to him he was right," Nicky tells us. "I asked him why it couldn't be done with just peanut butter and chocolate (Bronner's favorite candy). …

The Week Begins, And Silver Is Instantly Getting Destroyed

Fans of precious metals have been getting creamed lately.<p>Thanks to declining volatility and a growing sense that real interest rates are on the rise, gold and silver have been getting taken to the woodshed.<p>And in early Asian trading there's no letup. Silver is getting demolished.<p>From Kitco, here's …

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