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Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Cellular Networks

We’ve been tying shoes wrong for eternity

<b>Prepare to have your shoe world completely shook asunder.</b><p>All those precious hours you’ve spent tying your shoelaces – wasted.<p>There’s a technique …

Nike Officially Introduces the Real Nike MAG

When Nike was asked nearly 30 years ago to collaborate on a movie set in the futuristic world of 2015, the brand was challenged to imagine sneakers …

Shoes

4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

Johan Larson/Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Aug 27th, 2015 @ 8:41pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties …

8 Watch Brands You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

Horology is dominated by a handful of companies to an extent that makes even designer fashion look wide-ranging. The banner brands are household …

Jewelry

Predictive Analytics And Novel Visualization Draw Customers To 'Must Have' Data

Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights tells the entrepreneur’s classic back story in a recent interview about what inspired him to co-found his company: he was in pain doing his job. “I used to work in American Express in their corporate ventures/M&A team. We …

Big Data

4 Ways to Start Investing With Less Than $500

There is a common belief that the best investment options require a lot of money to get started, but the reality is there are investments that allow …

Junk Bonds Are The Investment Opportunity Of A Lifetime, Just Not Yet

An outstanding investment opportunity in high-yield bonds is growing closer. Let’s take a look at what you can do to identify the opportunity and act on it.<p>High-yield junk bonds can be an attractive asset class but, as the name implies, investing in them does not come without risk. As an investment …

Investing

Amazing Aerial Photos of Seoul, Korea

South Korean photographer Gyun Woo shows us the beauty of some urban landscapes in Asia. He shot modern Asian cites like the Seogang Bridge in Seoul …

Amazing

Physicists Warming Up the LHC Accidentally Create a Rainbow Universe — NOVA Next

After two years of extensive upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider was warming up on March 21 for another round of experiments when a circuit …

Physics

Interesting January 2017 Stock Options for Apple

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Apple Inc (NASD: AAPL). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2017 expiration for AAPL.<p>The put contract our …

Investing

Cure For HIV Found? Scientists Successfully Delete HIV From Human DNA

Researchers from Temple University have successfully deleted the HIV virus from a strand of human DNA for the first time ever, but when will the …

adidas Unveils Its 5-Year Growth Plan, Which Includes More Robots and Less Soccer

After reporting that adidas CEO Herbert Hainer has another two years on his contract to<p>After reporting that adidas CEO Herbert Hainer has another two years on his contract to improve adidas‘s future, we now have details into the German sportswear giant’s plans for turnaround. Revealed during the …

Shoes
Investing

Are You Ready for Do It Yourself Mobile Apps?

We’re increasingly living in a DIY age. But we aren’t yet living in a DIY age for mobile apps. In my view, it is time for most companies to start. There are a variety of technologies that are emerging that allow true DIY development of mobile apps. It is time to explore them. If every mobile app is …

Apps

3 Energy Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

Source: Flickr user adddee.<p>The energy sector has gone through huge volatility lately, with oil prices plunging and bouncing dramatically over the past year. Investors see huge opportunity in energy right now, but there's also a lot of risk, and many investors don't want to have to keep tabs on a …

Investing

Tech Startups Weigh The Merits Of Austin Vs. Silicon Valley

Last year, entrepreneur Paul Murphy decided he needed to move his startup, Clarify, from England to America. He was developing a clever program interface that can search videos or audio recordings for specific words. But finding funding for these kinds of applications is difficult in Europe. In …

Silicon Valley

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six-Pack

It's not your fault you don't have a six-pack—blame it on the food you eat.<p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four …

Nutrition

There are six bizarre things going on in global markets right now

Nearly seven years after the financial crisis, with interest rates still at rock-bottom levels and global growth patchy at best, there are some major oddities. Some are recent, and some have been bubbling for a long time.<p>HSBC chief economist Stephen King tweeted out some of his thoughts this …

Economics
Economics

10 Investing Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

Roughly 68% of Americans feel that saving for retirement is harder than they anticipated. Some 25% of all middle-class Americans "get depressed" when …

Investing
Personal Finance
Investing

Will Writing Off Your 'Hobby' Pass IRS Muster?

In There’s Still Time To Turn Your Hobby Into A Tax Write-off, I covered five tax tips for deducting your hobby. If you can do it legitimately, transitioning from hobby to business lets taxes subsidize it. But fair warning: it can be tough to convince the IRS. You may even have to go to court. But …

Finance

4 Reasons Why Design Is Taking Over Silicon Valley

VC design partner John Maeda says that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. Here’s why.<p>Are the fortunes of design on the rise in Silicon Valley? A resounding yes, says John Maeda, design partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. …