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This $40 Squarespace alternative is the economic solution you've been looking for

When you need to create a website, there are a lot of options. Yet while hammering out a cool site on WordPress is simple enough, you’ll still need to take care of important back-end issues like hosting and purchasing domain names. Instead of a piecemeal approach, all-in-one solutions which include …

7 Pretty Plus-Size Bralettes That Are Actually Supportive and Comfortable

Underwire bras can be incredibly uncomfortable and, for the most part, their designs are rigid and boring. If you're looking to swap a structured bra …

Clothing

A Millenia-Old Recipe for Making a Mummy Smells 'Distinctly Pleasant'

'These findings will shake up theories about the beginnings of mummification.'<p>When you imagine an Egyptian mummy, you probably picture the embalmed …

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

America's hottest export? Sperm

Ella Rasmussen’s doctors started to prod her about children when she turned 30. She was single, suffered from endometriosis, and contemplated a hysterectomy. After several years, the nudges took hold. Because she wasn’t a good candidate to freeze only her eggs, she was advised to undergo IVF and …

Sperm

Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Elephants

Scientist Finds a Hidden Diagnosis in Heart Rate Data From Fitness Watches

An algorithm can diagnose the heart condition that plagued Larry Bird.<p>A human heart beats about 86,000 times per day, accelerating if you drink …

Fibrillation

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

Microsoft and Amazon launch Alexa-Cortana public preview for Echo speakers and Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft and Amazon will bring Alexa and Cortana to all Echo speakers and Windows 10 users in the U.S. today. As part of a partnership between the Seattle-area tech giants, you can say “Hey Cortana, open Alexa” to Windows 10 PCs and “Alexa, open Cortana” to a range of Echo smart speakers.<p>The …

Windows 10

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the second quarter, the fastest pace in more than three years, while labor costs actually fell.<p>The April-June increase in productivity followed a much weaker 0.3 percent rate of gain in the first quarter, the Labor …

Economy

U.S. retail sales increase strongly in July

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained strong early in the third quarter.<p>The Commerce Department said on Wednesday retail sales increased 0.5 percent last month. But …

Los Angeles

Italy bridge collapse: furious ministers blame highways firm

Furious ministers from Italy’s coalition government have rounded on the company that manages the country’s motorways, as authorities struggled to quell growing anger over the bridge collapse in Genoa on Tuesday that killed 39 people.<p>A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy …

Transportation

Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world

<b>The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people</b> <b>but it</b> <b>is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 20</b><b>5</b><b>0, say researchers. Is it too late?</b><p>It sits on swampy land, the Java Sea lapping against it, and …

Asia

8 Prettiest Lakeside Villages for your Europe vacation

From Bohinj to Annecy, these charming lakeside villages and cities make for idyllic Europe vacation spots.<p>Bodies of water dictate the distribution of …

European Travel

Myrtle Beach Features Great Italian Food, with Fresh Seafood to Boot

It's a long way from the southern coast of Italy to the South Carolina coast, but both are known for their abundance of Italian restaurants. The …

This Stunning Greek Island Is Just As Beautiful As Santorini—But Without the Crowds

While the Greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos get all of the attention, there's another, less crowded destination that's just as stunning.<p>Located …

European Travel

The New Fall Shoe Trends to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Last week, we shared the new skinny-jean trend that’s quickly blowing up and all the fall items to wear with the denim staple. Today we’re slightly …

Clothing

Meet the Most Powerful Woman in Hollywood

In 2012, after more than three decades producing hits such as E.T., Jurassic Park, and Schindler’s List, Kathleen Kennedy was handpicked by George Lucas to head Lucasfilm. Now, with the smash success of The Force Awakens behind her, Kennedy sits down with Sarah Ellison to talk about her mentors, …

Movies

Trump hails growth as one-offs and consumers boost economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly four years in the second quarter as consumers boosted spending and farmers rushed shipments of soybeans to China to beat retaliatory trade tariffs before they took effect in early July.<p>President Donald Trump, who ahead of …

Economy

What This Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Q&A

If you have a student loan, there is a good chance that it may be serviced by Navient.<p>Navient, which spun off from Sallie Mae, is the nation’s largest student loan servicer with more than 12 million customers and the servicer of more than $300 billion of government and private student loans.<p>As a …

College & University

Controversial study raises new doubts over unwanted genetic damage caused by CRISPR

A strong research paper from scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute has again raised doubts over the safety and accuracy of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene …

Scientists Discovered a Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Hidden Deep Within the Earth

"Diamond is not a particularly rare mineral."<p>Adorning an ear or encircling a finger, a natural diamond is synonymous with luxury. The average cost of …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

13 Gorgeous California Beaches You Can Camp On

Spend the weekend camping at one of these beautiful California beaches.<p><b>Where to Camp:</b> Dillon Beach<p>North of San Francisco, find this scenic, …

All 12 Boys And Their Coach Are Rescued From Thai Cave After 2 Weeks

<b>Updated at 11 a.m. ET</b><p>An elite team of Thai navy SEALs and foreign rescue divers brought out the final four boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave near the Thai-Myanmar border, extracting the team through a labyrinth of tight passages after they spent two weeks trapped in darkness.<p>The …

Thai Navy

Euro zone budget could be conditional on discipline: IMF's Lagarde

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that a proposed joint euro zone budget could be designed with conditions so that it does not become a no-strings-attached transfer of rich countries' cash to poorer members.<p>The leaders of France and Germany …

What Would Happen If A Person Were Given A Blood Transfusion With The Wrong Blood Type?

<i>Medically speaking, what would happen if a person were to be given a blood transfusion using a blood type other than their own? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ivan Zeitz,</b> …

Medical Research

The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Term Sheet: Here Is Everything Entrepreneurs Must Know When Fundraising

As described in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, term sheets can be really scary for new start-up founders. More than anything, it’s the fear of the unknown, or of making a mistake that founders may regret later, as the business grows. Term sheets are important, and can be complex, but they …

Venture Capital