K. A. Garcia

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Groundbreaking gadget claims to fit in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time

Trying to understand someone who doesn't speak your language could be a thing of the past, thanks to this new piece of technology.<p>Pilot earphones act like much like Babel Fish in 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' - they let two people who speak a different language understand each other.<p>The gadget …

The Top Tools Entrepreneurs Can Use to Outsource Their Life

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All entrepreneurs know that startup life is a 24/7 gig. We are busy people that have to learn to allocate our time in the most efficient way possible.<p>For those who don't have help at home, it’s not easy to juggle work and life. …

Outsourcing

How an irate developer briefly broke JavaScript

Unpublishing 11 lines of code brought down an open source house of cards<p>At around 5:30PM ET on Tuesday, JavaScript broke. More specifically, npm, the package manager used by most JavaScript developers to source, test, and prepare their code for release, began failing. For thousands of developers …

Saddam Hussein’s Yacht Is Sailing Again With a New Mission

It’s weathered changes in ownership and a difficult legal battle, but one of the world’s most elaborate yachts has found a fresh purpose.<p>After three decades of being passed around by Middle Eastern monarchs, Saddam Hussein’s yacht is now in the hands of Iraqi marine researchers.<p>Built for the …

Middle East

Rock star cars: under the bonnets of Johnny Cash, Snoop Dogg and Dolly Parton – in pictures

Music,Culture,Johnny Cash,Dolly Parton,Miles Davis,Tom Petty,Bryan Ferry,Janis Joplin,Morrissey,Freddie Mercury,Snoop Dogg,Bruce Springsteen<p>A new book entitled Rock Stars Cars details the vehicles of some of the most revered musicians in rock, rap and pop history - take a look at some of its …

Snoop Dogg

Apple Watch owners use it to check the time, and not much else

A breakdown in usage, provided by Mobile Life Centre, shows that the majority of Watch interactions — 20% — come from time checking, followed by notifications (17%), and workout timing (4%). Apple Watch users only read one or two emails on the device per month, according to the data.<p>Apple markets …

Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

<i>By: Kara King</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>People choose to eat organically for many reasons -- it's better for the planet, it's supposedly healthier -- but often these folks are misguided. Although it's true that USDA organic products must be free from synthetic ingredients and grown on farms that strive to …

First Click: Cars are the new gadgets

But what is a gadget? A force-click on the word from this MacBook gives me the following definition:<p>The Tesla Model X isn’t exactly small at 5,441 pounds, but it’s certainly mechanical, ingenious, and novel. The Gogoro Smartscooter’s no slouch on the innovation front, either, but it still won’t fit …

Gear & Gadgets

This is Tesla's plan for a cheaper car

Tesla’s road to a cheaper electric car has always appeared to lead straight to Reno, where the electric automaker is building a $5 billion …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates write a long to-do list and prioritize items as A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and productivity, I’ve interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them …

Time Management

10 Color Inspiration Secrets Only Designers Know About

<i>“Color: what a deep and mysterious language!”</i>[1] Specific hues can provoke different emotions, associations, and responses that affect how your brand …

ExxonMobil CEO mocks renewable energy in shareholder speech

The CEO of one of the world’s largest oil companies downplayed the effects of climate change at his company’s annual meeting Wednesday, telling shareholders his firm hadn’t invested in renewable energy because “We choose not to lose money on purpose.”<p>“Mankind has this enormous capacity to deal with …

Coral Suite

Overview<p>Lauderdale-By-The-Sea undertook the redevelopment of a four block area on Commercial Boulevard, a major entrance and thoroughfare, with the …

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Audi just created diesel fuel from air and water

The company's pilot plant, which is operated by German startup Sunfire in Dresden, produced its first batches of the "e-diesel" this month. German …

How an Average Guy from the Midwest Got Mark Cuban’s Attention

While celebrities such as Mark Cuban may seem unreachable, getting in touch is easier than you think. Here's my advice:<p>Several years back, I started a project called, I Design Your Logo. It was a simple idea, my friend and I designed one logo for one company each day. We also wrote a blog post and …

Marketing Strategy

CR Supercars 1968 Ford Mustang Villain: 1968 Returns, New and Much Improved

This restomod fixes the main problem with old cars.<p>There’s nothing wrong with old cars except the fact that they’re old. Bodies rust, suspensions creak, and most engines eventually eat themselves. Ford Mustang specialist Classic Recreations in Yukon, Oklahoma, has a solution—albeit an expensive …

How Big Data Is Giving Local Tourism Organizations A Big Boost

If you’re planning a vacation, you probably got more than a little help from the Internet, whether it was searching for inspiration, buying tickets, reserving accommodations or researching attractions. According to a 2014 survey by PhoCusWright, consumers use an average of 6.5 sites and devices for …

How to Grow Your Business from a Small Team to an Inc. 5000 Dream

Representing the hallmark of entrepreneurial success, most start-ups dream about making the famed Inc. 5000 list. Two founders share their Inc. 5000 secrets here.<p>One of the greatest dreams and milestones for a start-up is to make the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. With the April 30th deadline looming, …

Business Strategy

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now (save $40!)

Another week is drawing to a close and if nothing else, it has been packed full of great paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. The week isn’t …

40 Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers - March 2015

Here’s another round of neat freebies to help you keep up with constantly changing the world of design. These resources are sure to help you stay …

Graphic Design

JIVR electric bike uses no chain and has 20 mile range

Many bicycles on the market today use batteries to be able to propel themselves with electricity to keep the rider from getting tired and sweaty …

Electric Bikes

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Design

More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry

“Letter writing is probably the most beautiful manifestation in human relations, in fact, it is its finest residue.”<p>Virginia Woolf aptly called letter writing “the humane art.” But what amplifies the humanity and immediacy of words is the addition of art itself — how instantly alive Van Gogh’s …

Wide Trac: VTEC Swapped 1969 Mini Cooper

This 1969 Mini Cooper runs a built, naturally aspirated Honda B18C good for a deranged 230 plus WHP. Further said to have cost over $50k to build, …

10 things the Apple Watch can do that Google's Android Wear watches can't

But there are several fundamental differences in how you actually interact with the Apple Watch compared to gadgets like the Moto 360, LG G Watch R, and other Android Wear watches.<p>Here's a look at some of the biggest things that make the Apple Watch stand out from the competition.

Smartwatches

Autonomous Mercedes car spotted cruising San Francisco streets

If you are an automaker testing out a new driverless car, the place to test them (or at least take photos) is in California apparently. A new …

San Francisco

Banning Phrases Like 'Climate Change' And 'Global Warming' Might Actually Help Florida Take Action

That's good, because they need to act fast<p>Yesterday, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that officials in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) were banned from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming.”<p>The DEP is responsible for studying and …

This Power Plant In Australia Is The First Ever To Send Energy From Waves Into The Grid

Waves are reliable and powerful. But only now is the world beginning to look at their true potential as a source for renewable energy.<p>Looking off the coast of Garden Island in Western Australia, all you’ll see is the ocean. But under the waves, the world’s first grid-connected power plant is …

Renewable Energy

What Is Information Architecture And What An Information Architect Does

The term <b>information architecture</b> is now being widely used to describe the structure and organization of information on a website and how it all fits …