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Protect Your Pets Before Disaster Strikes

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Like most humans, animals don't respond well to chaos. With hurricane season not ending until November, it's critical for pet owners to be the true "first responders" -- knowing just what to do when their beloved companions need them most.

How to Be Healthy By Helping Others

Max Ogles | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Max Ogles

I admitted before that I'm an optimist. I really believe that most of us find at least some motivation in the desire to help others. The desire is so strong that we can often find that we help ourselves by helping others.

So You Have a Great App Idea ... Now What?

Scott Hirsch | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Scott Hirsch

It seems like the fast-paced world of mobile technology would make it difficult to "stop and look around once in a while" but several recent milestones are worthy of our attention.

iPhone, iWatch, iBrain

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.11.2014 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

We officially live in a trans-humanist nightmare: the future will not only be ruled by androids, but we are becoming them. The line where machines end and humans begin will be so blurred that even Robin Thicke will weep metal tears.

What Your First Step In Digital Marketing Should Be

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Think your business is 'too complicated' for an app or there isn't 'an app for that' yet? Go get a sobriety test.

Brand x Artist: The Miranda July and Miu Miu Collaboration

Naz Riahi | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Naz Riahi

A recent collaboration between fashion house, Miu Miu, and artist, Miranda July was the perfect embodiment of how to execute a spectacular artist/brand partnership and why it's important to do so.

Hustle & Code: Why We're Building FLYCLIQUE

Jamal Simmons | Posted 09.10.2014 | Small Business
Jamal Simmons

When it comes to tech companies that have been funded by venture capital, the most recent study shows that 87 percent of the founders of tech companies that have been funded by venture capital are white; 1 percent African American; and less than 1 percent Latino.

Privacy, Security And GPS-Based Apps: An Inside Look From SCRUFF

Eric Silverberg | Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Silverberg

The privacy and security of location-based apps has become a major concern for smartphone users around the globe. As the CEO of SCRUFF, one of the largest gay dating apps in the world, I take these reports seriously. While there are measures we have taken to protect our community, it's critical that all users understand the benefits and limitations intrinsic to location-based apps.

There Is an App for That? Tips From an Elementary Math Teacher

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Schools are embracing digital technologies like never before. However, many parents have a mistaken notion that the tablet or laptop replaces previously-used physical mediums, like the textbook or notebook.

18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris,...

What Wearables and Trackers Are Telling Us Beyond the Numbers

Ali Cherry | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

No matter what health outcome we seek or technology we prefer to support our own health transformation, trusting our intuition and simply noticing are key to behavior change.

Don't Even Think About Leaving Home Without These Apps on Your Phone

AskMen.com | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

Spanning the entire gamut of the trip -- from packing to making your flight to finding a hotel to changing money -- these 10 apps will, without question, improve your overall travel experience.

Miles of Aisles of Dissent: There's an App for That!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.04.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Technology that promised to connect us has instead isolated us, driving us from diversity to safe, homogenized forums and Facebook fan pages.

Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away from my home base.

The Coolest Networking App You've Never Heard Of

Melanie Curtin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Technology
Melanie Curtin

There are many, varied, and well-known advantages to networking. But let's be honest: sometimes it can be a real pain in the a**. There should be an app for that.

New App 'Kinder' Set To Rock The Playground

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Comedy
Omer Rosen

Tired of waiting for others to make your plans? Had enough of disappointing afternoons? Now, there's another way. Now, you're in control. Now, there's Kinder.

Best Workout Apps (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Departures Magazine

When it comes to exercise, some of us require a bit more cajoling to get up and moving. Luckily, there's a whole collection of workout apps just for that--plus some made especially for the junkies who can't seem to stay away from the gym.

Five Mobile Apps that Every First-time College Student Should Have

Luis Ruuska | Posted 08.25.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

Navigating college and living semi-independently for the first time can be a challenge, but with these five apps make the transition back to campus easier and more convenient than ever.

5 Apps You Need to Have a Remarkable Night Out in NYC

Party Earth | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Party Earth

We compiled the following list of must-have apps so you can go out in NYC like a pro. But be warned: By downloading these apps, you will plan less and party more. Are you sure you're ready for that?

4 Ways to Elevate Your Personal Brand With Video

2morrowknight | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
2morrowknight

Whatever brand you are looking to create, give it real thought, and then put it to the test. Along the way, you'll make lots of mistakes, but the key is to pick yourself up and make the right enhancements.

A Primer on Educational Technology: 5 Terms Parents Need to Understand

Brad Spirrison | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

While many elementary, middle and high school students are already accustomed to technology-enabled classrooms, educators continue to incorporate digital learning innovations into their teaching styles. Even the most tech-savvy parents can find it difficult to keep up with all of the trends and terminology.

Love What You Do and You'll Enjoy Your View From the Top

Margaret Scott | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Margaret Scott

My advice to anyone wondering if they're on the right path is to ask yourself: "What would it take for me to do something that I love?" And I'd say to them, "Grab onto your dream. Do it while you can and just make it happen."

iPhone App Connects People With Cerebral Palsy

Nicole Luongo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Nicole Luongo

Frantz Alexis has cerebral palsy. At times, he found it difficult to find other people with CP with whom to connect and share common experiences. The ...

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Shazam CEO Rich Riley

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Yesterday, Shazam made history. The app that made your music search, and your life, so much easier has hit 100M monthly a...

Abandonment Issues: When the App You Love Leaves You

Carley Knobloch | Posted 08.21.2014 | Technology
Carley Knobloch

Of course, any app I use could shut down, pivot their strategy, run out of money... it happens. But when that app was built using my personal info and hours of effort on my part, I feel a range of emotions not unlike my dating years: betrayal, feeling used, frustration, panic.