In 1666, one of the most influential scientists in history was strolling through a garden when he was struck with a flash of creative brilliance that would change the world. While standing under the shade
Do you like the concept of backup services like Dropbox or Box but don’t want to relinquish control of your data? Well now you can keep your files safely stored in your own pantry, right next to your of
Common sense usually leads to average outcomes. Here’s how to get to uncommonly good thoughts. It’s 1:54 a.m. I should be asleep. But two distractions are keeping me going. First, my house is dead silent,
Editor's Note: This article won an award in the Magazine Personal Service category in the 2014 Annual Awards Contest of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at top
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One of the venture capital firms behind Leap Motion, a company that has developed a 3-D gesture-control technology, is offering entrepreneurs $25 million to create apps and other technology for the platform.
Work and family life don’t need to conflict; they need to coexist. It is time to stop glamorizing the alternative and talk about the big bonuses of keeping up your career after you have a child. Here 8
Netflix’s co-founder and former CEO Marc Randolph enjoys mentoring new waves of entrepreneurs. In the process, he’s come to the conclusion that colleges don’t produce nearly as many good entrepreneurs
With more and more women looking to lean in, now is the time to examine the qualities that help female leaders get to the top. If we take a look at some of the most prominent female leaders, we can see
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