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Current is a new startup that wants to take allowances into the modern age through an app-controlled Visa debit card, via <i>TechCrunch</i>. It’s a clever idea at its core: credit cards are more prevalent than ever these days, and this is a way for parents to help kids safely learn how to use them, which …Personal Finance
Well, he did it — sort of.<p>In April, Carter Wilkerson set out on a mission to get free chicken nuggets for a year. What he may not have known was that his inquiry would become the most retweeted tweet of all time.<p>It was his fondness for nuggets that inspired Wilkerson to ask Wendy's how many …
In case you forgot that Beyoncé is the hardest-working woman in show business, a new clip is making the rounds just in time to remind you. On Sunday, a tribute account on Instagram called Destiny’s Legendary Children shared a throwback video of the singer long before <i>Lemonade</i> or even “Bootylicious” …Urban Culture
Add another item to the long list of incredible scientific discoveries made entirely by chance.<p>An engineer stumbled on the design for the microwave when he accidentally melted the chocolate bar in his pocket while fiddling with some radar equipment. Penicillin was famously discovered when Sir …X-rays
Photo by Nicole Antonio<p>You don’t have to be an expert to roam Japan’s capital like a pro.<p>Tokyo is an extremely tourist-friendly city. Whether you’re …
Welcome to our solo travel tips page! If you are looking for tips on how to travel alone as a solo traveler, this page is for you – especially for …
You should travel right now when you are young and you care more about the travel experiences than the luxury of the accommodations.
Circles. Triangles. Squares. Those aren’t the things you expect to see in a movie but films have been using shapes to subtly influence emotion for a …Darth Vader
While most of us feel pain if we're pricked by a needle, or taste sourness sucking a lemon, scientists understand less about how we're affected by what we see.<p>This is because seeing is a much more complicated activity.<p>It involves shape, dimension and colour in a three-dimensional context with …Mona Lisa
Can you feel the dust particles in your eyeballs already?<p>Approximately 525 years ago, an Italian polymath named Leonardo da Vinci completed a pen and ink drawing called “The Vitruvian Man.” The piece depicts a nude man in two superimposed positions, inscribed in a circle and a square. Inspired by …
Liberal arts majors may cringe as they click on PayScale's underemployment report, expecting to see their program at the top of the list for majors most likely to lead to jobs with low hours and/or in unrelated fields.<p>But, while art- and writing-related majors do make the ranking, they don't have a …College & University
These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college
Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …Pizza Hut
Last night, for a group of kids at the San Francisco Public Library, Super Mario wasn't just an iconic game character: he was a teacher.<p>In a rare move for the company, Nintendo partnered with the library to offer a series of lessons about game design, using the Wii U game <i>Super Mario Maker</i> — which …Retrogaming
Doing your best Courtney Love impression has its time and place, but when you need to dress to impress, it would seem that grunge is totally out. But just because you can’t go all out rocking your fave ’90s style essentials all at once doesn’t mean you have to totally forgo the angsty styles you …
The mathematics problem he solved had been lingering since 1637 — and he first read about it when he was just 10 years old. This week, British professor Andrew Wiles, 62, got prestigious recognition for his feat, winning the Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for providing …
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American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …Digital Art