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Micro-investing app Stash raises $25 million Series B

Stash, a mobile application that aims to make investing easier for those who aren’t as financially experienced, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, the company announced today. The round, which follows the startup’s $9.25 million Series A just this August, was led by prior investor Valar …

Workplace by Facebook begins to take shape

Workplace by Facebook has been in general release for just two months now, but it’s clear that Facebook has big plans for its enterprise social product. Just this week, at TechCrunch Disrupt in London, the company announced a new platform to integrate enterprise applications with Workplace, putting …

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Here are the top houseplants for purifying the air in your home, according to NASA

<b>It might not come as massive surprise to discover that the air quality in your home (or, more likely, office) is probably quite low.</b><p>There are all …

iOS 10's Best New Features: Here's How To Use Them

Make the most of Apple's biggest free update ever for your iPhone and iPad<p>If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can now update it for free to iOS 10, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. You'll need 1.1 GB of free space available to complete the download. First, make sure you're on …

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7 Houseplants That Purify The Air (And Are Nearly Impossible To Kill)

By Neny Herni Saturday, August 13, 2016 Benefit houseplants<p>According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend an estimated 90 percent …

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The 20 best countries to live in, according to millennials

Millennials are constantly on the move. According to a TransferWise survey conducted in 2015, more than half (55%) of adults aged 18-34 say they’d …

How to Tell a Cohesive Career Story When You’ve Done a Little Bit of Everything

A decade ago, if you looked at my resume, it would just look like I’d thrown random job titles on a page. I’d done so many different things that it …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

10 Things Your Gyno Wants You to Stop Doing Now

Seriously, knock it off.<p>As a general rule, your gynecologist's office is a #NoJudge zone where you can talk about all the TMI stuff you're too embarrassed to share with your friends or parents. Still, there are a few common mistakes that doctors see over and over—and those mistakes can keep you …

This New Fingerprinting Technology Can Secure Almost Any Handgun

Omer Kiyani knows what its like to get shot in the mouth. When he was a teenager, he says, he survived just that.<p>Now, he is bringing his own new …

Fortune 500 CEOs think everyone should read these 52 business books

Is this real life?<p>This is what happens when a desire to learn collides with the generosity of America's top business leaders. We (Grant Hensel and Julia Wittrock) graduated from Wheaton College this past May and wanted answers to one question: What business books should we be reading?<p>In our final …

This great map lets you explore the history of migration for every single country

<b>Amid all the recent clamour, arguments and figures regarding the refugee crisis and the wider, separate topic of immigration, it sometimes can be</b> …