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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin

Joshua Zimmerman has a great project up on Instructables for turning an Altoids tin into a compact solar radio. All said, the entire project cost a …

Three Exotic Necktie Knots to Try: The Eldredge Knot, The Trinity Knot, and The Cape Knot

Forget the Double Windsor! Stylish gentlemen who fancy the kind of necktie knots that turn heads prefer these three exotic knots: The Eldredge Knot, …

Buy-to-let landlords offered interest-free loans (with a catch)

Could this be the next craze in the booming world of buy-to-let? A new lender backed by one of the world's biggest private equity firms is offering loans to buy-to-let landlords worth up to 20% of the value of the property, with no interest to pay. But on the sale of the property the lender takes a …

Year in Review: The Best Concept Cars of 2013

Concept cars have always fascinated audiences because they presage the automotive industry of tomorrow. And while these days that can literally <i>be</i> tomorrow, with many “concepts” being thinly disguised production cars, the most alluring are often the most fanciful, those that seduce with artful …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

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 …

The 44 Worst People in Every Restaurant

The Communal Dining Thief: Did he actually just ask to try my drink? And where are my fries?<p>There's nothing better than spending a night out to dinner at one of your favorite restaurants (or bars!), reveling in the food and the service, and those quality after-dinner mints in the little wrappers. …

French Fries

The Door to Hell

This former outlaw racer now develops cop-evading tech

The last Banzai runner.<p>Once an outlaw freeway racer, Phil Henry created the electronic tools to seek, locate, and outwit speed cops. His stealth Dodge Challenger is proof that old habits die hard.<p>Even at 72, Phil Henry still loves the sound of air being sucked into carburetors at high speed, …

13 Air Travel Facts You Can Use To Impress The Hottie In The Window Seat

Holiday travel season is here, and there's nothing more draining than waiting in long security lines at the airport, or sitting in one of those slippery leather chairs while your flight is perpetually delayed. And because some of you unfortunately aren't home yet, we know you'll have a lot of time …

Surveillance covers porn, too — leaks show NSA considered undermining “radicalizers”

Pervasive online surveillance isn’t just for spotting threats to national security – it may also be a handy tool for using people’s personal …

Let Me Tell You Something About The Internet Bubble ...

Matt Yglesias makes an important point here: Almost everyone talking about how there's a tech bubble these days has no recollection of what the late '90s was like. It was orders of magnitude more crazy.<p>Let me just share some observations, memories, and personal experiences from that time.<p>- The …

Brad Pitt helps boost Viacom quarterly profit by 24%

Media company<p>Viacom Inc.'s profit soared 24% in its fiscal fourth quarter, fueled by significantly higher TV ad sales and theBrad Pittmovie"World War Z."<p>Viacom shattered analysts' estimates for the quarter. Television advertising sales jumped 10% to $1.3 billion, thanks to higher ratings for the …

The 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Beautiful women in sexy lingerie. Plus our thoughts as we watched them on the runway.<p>Beautiful women in sexy lingerie. Plus our thoughts as we watched them on the runway.

Fashion Modeling

Taylor Swift's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Performance Dissed By Model (UPDATED)

We might have geeked out over Taylor Swift's fun-loving performance at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last night, but not everyone was so keen on the singer's act.<p>Jessica Hart, who walked the show along with the rest of the lingerie models, told Women's Wear Daily Swift wasn't the best choice …

Great Food Porn of the Month: Savory Simple

"f I could go back in time I might pick a different name because it's not entirely accurate anymore. I thought it sounded classy and most of my recipes were savory in the beginning."<p>This month's favorite food blog of the month belongs to Savory Simple, a delectable and delicious food blog run by …

Ice Cream