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11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

You Can Now Sip Sushi With Vaporized Cuisine Technology

But whereas the legendary Catalan chef focused on the food itself, Edwards is re-imagining the tools and processes used to consume the food.<p>In his case, Le Whaf and whaffing: a technology the Harvard professor invented that creates food vapor which is inhaled through a special, truncated …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Why The Best Leaders Are Self-Aware

You can’t be a really effective executive if you’re not fully aware of the effect your actions and personality have on others. It’s that simple. All too often leadership analysis focuses only on results, and not how those results are attained. Which has implications for how long and effectively one …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

4 Ways To Change Careers In Midlife

Thinking about changing careers in midlife? Here are four ways to do it, below. (I also offer a fifth, called The Flower Exercise, in <i>What Color Is Your Parachute? 2015</i>. It takes more room to explain than I can here.)<p><b>The First Way: The Internet</b><p>The first idea that occurs to people seeking guidance on …

Science Finds 'Tiny Computers' Embedded In Human Skin

We like to think that all our smarts are contained in our brain, but researchers at Umea University in Sweden have found that the neurons that extend into our fingertips perform the same sorts of calculations that take place in the cerebral cortex.<p>In other words, what we’ve been told about our …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Robin Williams: Fears of a Clown

Mr. and Mrs. Robin Williams are slow dancing. The time: a winter afternoon. The place: a photographer’s studio in the Chelsea section of New York. …

Robin Williams: The Comic Who Was Hamlet

Who was Robin Williams? Or rather who <i>were</i>? He became an overnight TV sensation playing an amiable extraterrestrial on <i>Mork & Mindy</i>. In his first …

Let’s Look Back On The Time Robin Williams Owned The Stage On ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’

When terrible news happens, I always tend to push towards remembering the good times and laughing a bit in the face of it all. The passing of Robin Williams is certainly one of those moments, but it’s also one that carries a lot of good laughter with it.<p>You’ll most likely see various tributes and …

For Ears That Deserve the Best, Kickstart OwnPhones

Do your off-the-shelf earbuds fall out during javelin practice? Did the wings you taped to your bluetooth headset rip off once you started working on …

The 10 investing and personal finance books you should be reading this summer – Smarter Investing

This Saturday is National Book Lovers Day, so we thought we’d put together a list of beloved and valued books on investing, business and finance — as …

34 Albums That Every Modern Gentleman Should Have In His Collection

A gentleman, however, does not like music. A gentleman knows music — what's good, what's bad, what just is ... and why.<p>That said: Not all people grew up exposed to sounds beyond their stereo, so we put together a list of must-know albums that you may have missed while fist-pumping to Journey in …

Do Your Potato Chips Have A Security Flaw?

The microvibrations of a nearby snack food bag can let observers eavesdrop on conversations.<p>Well, this is a bit creepy: Researchers have shown that they can recover various types of audio, including human speech, by filming and analyzing the tiny vibrations that sound creates in objects nearby. In …

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These Are Our Favorite Startups From The DreamIt NY Demo Day

This week, we met 12 new companies that graduated from DreamIt’s NY Demo Day. We have the scoop on all of them here, from the shoppable Pinterest to an ID scanning app to a real-time CRM app for all businesses. But we also decided to take a lap around the room to get a closer look at some of our …

The Magic Color for Logo and Web Design (Infographic)

Whether you need a new logo or you're looking to make one from scratch, here's a color pallet with big company adherents.<p>What do Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Skype all have in common? The color of their logos is blue.<p>Why blue? Research shows that the ubiquitous color has a calming effect that …

This Startup Wants To Be The Yelp Of Investing

The hidden value in the floor, they explain, was that it served as a sounding board.<p>"We were able to ask people, 'What do you think of this stock? What do you think of emerging markets?'" remembers Ravid. "From our perspective, it wasn't that they were financial professionals, but that there was a …

9 Tools That Can Help Grow Your App Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Make stuff people want. This is how Paul Graham or Y-Combinator defines growth hacking.<p>Brian Halligan of Hubspot elaborates -- to be successful and grow your business and revenues, you must match the way you market your products with the …

Amazing Photos Show Young Girl Growing Up With Wild Animals in Africa

Meet Tippi Degré - a French girl who grew up living amidst lion cubs, giraffes, ostriches, and zebras in the African desert. Tippi's parents worked …

60 Best Galaxy S5 Apps

This is a list of the best Galaxy S5 apps to showcase the power and the beautiful screen that Samsung delivers. These Samsung Galaxy S5 apps will …

15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use

Whether you have a tech question or a fashion concern, there's probably an existing app that can help you out.<p>But frankly, with all the apps out …

Verizon to throttle 4G LTE users with unlimited plans starting October 1

According to droid-life, Verizon will begin throttling 4G LTE customers on unlimited data plans starting on October 1, 2014. Before this change, Verizon only throttled 3G connections of those with unlimited data plans. Verizon likes to dress up this as “Network Optimization” which according to them …

Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Microsoft is offering a quick quantum computing primer that makes the esoteric subject almost understandable.<p>Quantum computing promises to solve unimaginably large and complex computer problems that classical computing could never crack. That is, if it can ever be made to work in anything like a …

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Super Simple Juicing Tips and a Sweet Summer Recipe!

Natural juices have always been popular in Latin America. From <i>refrescos</i> to <i>aguas frescas</i>, they’re the drink of choice on hot summer days. Juicing is now big in the U.S. as well, thanks mostly to its nutritional benefits; liquefied fruits and veggies strengthen the immune system, boost energy, and …

Online at 30,000 feet: How Gogo gets you connected in flight

And what it'll take for the next big leap in inflight Wifi<p>Beaming a slow internet signal from the ground to an airplane moving upward of 500 mph is …

12 Things to Buy Used

You can save a lot by buying used rather than new. Many pre-owned items cost 50% to 75% less than comparable new items. Think “used” for products …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled …