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4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled …

Outsourcing

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

How I quit the 9-5 and started an online business that earns $50,000 a month

And I'm definitely not going to tell you that it's easy. Starting your own business is HARD. The biggest component to success is a high risk tolerance.<p>I have repeatedly struggled to find my footing, pay bills, and get everything set up before finally finding a workable formula.<p>The business itself …

10 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Productivity

Working from home, we used to see smartphone as a distraction. However, mobile technology can be more of a help these days. Because we are always on …

Reedsy Launches Behance-Like Profiles To Let Authors Showcase Their Books

Reedsy just launched author profiles on its website where writers can collect and showcase their work on a single page. This way, Reedsy provides a simple way to share your profile on the web, much like an About.me link.<p>As a reminder, Reedsy unbundles the good old publishing company and provides …

Social Media

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Canon's new Rebel T5 DSLR camera is unapologetically for beginners (hands-on)

If you're angling to upgrade from your smartphone or your point-and-shoot to something a little more serious, you're probably not going to jump for the top model out -- unless you have that kind of money. That's where Canon's new entry-level DLSR comes in, with 18-55mm kit lens, for $550. The EOS …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Cinema Aphrodiso

Whether judged by hankies used, sighs heaved, or pulses quickened, a truly fine romantic movie can burn its way into generations of hearts. From the star-crossed (Casablanca, Roman Holiday, Brokeback Mountain) to the triumphant (It Happened One Night, Say Anything . . . , Working Girl), Laura …

27 Problems Only Introverts Will Understand

I love you, but no more talking.

Self-help

62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

<i>For the last couple years, Jill Harness has been rounding up the world's most beautiful libraries by continent. Here they are all in one place, in no</i> …

Architecture

Military Sexual Assault Bill Would Reassign Authority

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is fighting for her bill to curb sexual assaults in the military. Her measure would give independent military prosecutors, rather than commanders, the power to decide which cases should be tried in military court.<p>Military leaders fiercely oppose moving that …

Is Spotify bad for music?

<b>Tim Ingham:</b> We live in a post-Napster world. For most of the 00s it looked as if the professional recorded music industry – artists, managers, record …