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The 27 Cutest World Cup Tees to Rock Right Now

So there’s this sports thing going on in Brazil right now; you might have heard of it (or you might hear it streaming from your neighbor’s apartment)… GOOAAALLLLLL! The World Cup is back and it’s in Rio. The tourney may have already kicked off, but it’s not too late for you to get in on the action. …

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Refresh Wants You to Get Personal in Your Meetings

Do I need to say to my yoga instructor, "Did you know you share a birthday with Tom Selleck?"<p>In a perfect business world, we would all have plenty of time to over-research the people we’re taking meetings with.<p>But it’s not, and we don’t.<p>A new mobile app called Refresh wants to make your meeting …

BTS: Sports Illustrated Photographs Bikini Clad Kate Upton in Zero Gravity

Not all of the women in this year’s <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit issue are made of plastic, and yet the unique Barbie swimsuit shots we told you about …

Jen Selter: 'Belfies' & Having the Sexiest Ass Ever | Cosmopolitan

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

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Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Learning How to Eat Like a Victoria's Secret Model

<i>Over the course of a month, an ELLE editor learns that being professional-grade skinny is harder than it looks—way harder.</i><p><b>Step one: The consultation</b><p>"I think you should buy a scale." Those were the hard-hitting words of nutritionist-to-the-svelte Dr. Charles Passler, a New York-based professional, …

11 SaaS Products That Will Convert Leads Into Actual Sales

Leads are great. But even if you’re swimming in them, that doesn’t mean you’re actively converting as many as you could be.<p>Luckily, there are some incredibly powerful SaaS products out there that can help move the needle forward. I asked a panel of fellow founders from the Young Entrepreneur …

A Great Look at How a Startup Put Product First and Lost

In case you hadn’t heard, photo storage startup Everpix is shutting down. We’ve heard nothing but praise for the product, but, in the end, Everpix said it was “unable to secure sufficient funding in order to properly scale the business.”<p>The Verge has an illuminating behind-the-scenes look at what …

Crunching The Numbers: Should You Buy An AMD R9 290X Or Nvidia GTX 780?

Last night I began the draft for a glowing review of AMD’s new Radeon R9 290x graphics card. This morning Nvidia completely changed the game — and subsequently my ultimate recommendation — with an aggressive price drop on their GTX 780 and GTX 770 cards.<p>So instead of a traditional “review,” I’m …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …