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Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

Meet The At-Home Treatment That Actually Repairs Your Hair

As beauty editors, we get inundated with product pitches claiming to "heal" our hair. But the reality is that these formulas just gloss over the …

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

Python-A in Machine Learning as a Revolution in the field of Data Analytics

A data analysis strategy that introduces automation in the development of an investigative model is named as <b>Machine Learning</b>. <b>Algorithms</b> are utilized …

Formlabs raises $35 million for its 3D printing system and teams with Autodesk

Formlabs announced that it has raised a $35 million Series B round of funding that will be used to grow its 3D printing platform. The company’s latest investment comes from new investor Foundry Group and includes participation from previous funders DFJ Growth; Pitango Venture Capital; and Apple’s …

Find The Person You Want To Write A Life With

They’re not here to take over your story. They’re not here to strip you of the individuality that you worked so hard for. They are not the thing that …

Beauty Matchmaker: Find the Perfect Blush for Your Skin Tone

Fair with Pink Undertones<p>Pro Elaine Offers looked to the color of Julianne Moore's lips to help determine the most flattering shade for her: a …

9 months later, how Google's Inbox finally won me over

I realized something exceptionally geeky about myself the other day: I take great pleasure in finding ways to make tasks more efficient.That may be …

Geek

Top 12 Project Management Platforms for Startups Outsourcing Development

Looking for the right project development platform for your startup? Here's 12 of the best project management platforms out there.

Project Management

There’s an Uber for Everything Now

Apps do your chores: shopping, parking, cooking, cleaning, packing, shipping and more<p>The fabulously wealthy may call their servants by ringing a little bell. In the lifestyles of the geeky and lazy, one can now summon a household staff just by tapping on a smartphone.<p>I’ve got a maid, masseuse, …

Apps

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

To The Man I End Up With: Damn, I Can’t Wait To Love You.

Hey, you. I don’t know who you are, whether I’ve met you before or not, and yet, I love you more than anything in this entire world.<p>For not even …

Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How long have you had that pair of pants sitting in the corner of your bedroom waiting to be returned? You ordered them online and they arrived, what, three weeks ago now? There’s no way can keep them; they won’t zip. (The retailer you …

10 Digital Marketing Templates for Lightning-Fast Execution

<i>This post was originally published on The Content Marketeer</i><p>Creating a steady stream of content that speaks to buyers and propels them toward purchase isn't always easy. Even if you have processes in place for understanding the content topics that resonate with your audience, it can be hard to craft …

Chocolate Chip Espresso Banana Bread Muffins

I tried to make these into adorable little bundt cakes and it just didn’t work as I had hoped. I swear, the only thing that is sure to work in this …

Dessert

25 Web Resources That Will Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive people are masters of efficiency — tuning their calendars, arranging their tasks, and otherwise making the most of their time.<p>To aid your quest for efficiency, here are 25 of the most useful web productivity resources we've found.<p>They'll save you a lot of time in the long</b> …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

The 14 most beautifully designed apps of 2014

It’s that time of year again, folks, when list posts reign supreme and reflective 2014 musings clog your feeds. Although this post meets that description, rest assured it will provide at least one thing to brighten your day: eye candy.<p>Here’s our list of the 14 most impressively designed apps — for …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Shutterstock<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing …

The 10 Best Watch Repair Shops In New York City

Whether it's a shiny new gift or a sentimental hand-me-down from a relative, you'll want to find a repairman you can trust to take good care of your watch whenever it needs repairs, or even a new battery.<p>We turned to our friends at Yelp, who ranked watch repair shops around New York City based on …

Facts About Farting

So that's the gist, but what else should you know about tooting? We spoke to the experts to ask the hard-hitting questions about flatulence.<p><b>1.</b> Fragrance-free farts come from swallowed air.<p><b>2.</b> Healthy foods that are high in sulfate—like broccoli, cauliflower, almonds, and Brussels sprouts—lead to …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Insiders Reveal The Hottest New York Restaurants For 2015

We turned to the city's industry insiders to find out what restaurants, chefs, and projects they're most excited about for the coming year.<p>You may want to mark your calendars with these opening dates: It'll be hard to get a table once they open.<p><i>Megan Willett contributed to this post.</i>

Aunt Hazel's Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

"An old family favorite."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup packed brown sugar<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>2 cups rolled oats<p>2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan with Fiery Marinara on Crusty Garlic Toast

Please know this about me: I love fried food, and have absolutely nothing against it. Nada, zero, zip. I love the stuff; I indulge in it quite …

Italian Food