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This App Lets You Fly Unlimited Flights for a Flat Monthly Fee

The Netflix of jet-setting.<p>Love flying? Hate fluctuating air fares? Travel for business constantly or have tons of free time on your hands? There’s lots of reasons to download and sign up to OneGo — a new subscription-based air flight program. The app will allow users to fly an unlimited amount of …

Furious customers are calling a hot lingerie startup a scam because of its sales model

Its popularity has sent sales surging from $1.1 million in 2012 to $16.2 million in 2014, according to the company's data. Inc. named Adore Me its No. 2 retail company in 2015. At Business Insider, we've described it as a clear rival to Victoria's Secret, largely because it includes plus-size …

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TSA To Stop Accepting Driver's Licenses From 9 U.S. States

<i>by Katherine LaGrave, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Alamy<p><b>States refusing to comply with the Real ID Act may finally pay the price--but travelers are in the clear for two more years.</b><p>In September, we heard the Department of Homeland Security would begin to enforce the Real ID Act for air travel in 2016, which …

Electric cars won't save our cities

These ‘green’ vehicles may cut pollution but still rely on fossil fuels and do not end the inactivity causing our obesity crisis<p>You could be forgiven for thinking that electric cars are a magic bullet for transforming the streets of the UK. London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith has claimed they …

Electric Vehicles

Apple’s bold compensation plan has the company and CEO Tim Cook facing a challenging year

Back in the summer of 2013, facing a modest shareholder revolt, Apple CEO Tim Cook did one of the more remarkable things I've seen in years of writing about corporate compensation:<p>He volunteered to rewrite the rules for the restricted stocks units he had already been granted.<p>He was under no …

Capitalism under the spotlight: six must-read books

From 1970s sci-fi to modern-day India via postcapitalism and work slaves, check out our recommended reading for the coming year<p>Capitalism took a bashing in 2015: Corbynomics, the rise of anti-austerity parties Podemos and Syriza, Hillary Clinton slamming our culture of short-termism, COP21 protests …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Photographing hypersexuality in the home

The narrative imposed on women’s bodies can feel relentlessly objectifying. We’re constantly confronted by the gender power asymmetry afforded by the male gaze: where women are faceless, personality-lacking creatures of body parts for consumption, and where women seem to have no control over their …

Feminism

Here's a simple trick to make people like you in 2 seconds

<i>Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast!</i> Time's up.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. The trick? Don't think of them as new.<p>Instead, you'll want to do what speaker and author Nicholas …

How Uber cleverly controls its stock so it won't have to go public anytime soon — unlike Facebook, Twitter, and Google

And as of this moment, the company says it has no plan to go public, despite generating more than $10 billion in gross annual revenue.<p>The last time we saw a private company scale to a $60+ billion valuation was Facebook in 2011.<p>In March 2011, 14 months before Facebook went public, it was valued at …

27 Awesome Gifts for Entrepreneurs

The winter holidays are right around the corner, and if you're shopping for the entrepreneur (or wantrepreneur!) in your life, don't fret.<p>There are some incredible gifts out there suited for all budgets. Here are the top 27 for 2015 that are sure to make the entrepreneur, startup founder, or big …

Entrepreneurship

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person?

<i>We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true? Will Storr wades through the</i> …

ClassPass raises $30 million from Google Ventures and others

ClassPass is getting a significant vote of confidence from Google Ventures, in the form of cash.<p>The fitness platform has raised $30 million in venture capital, led by Google Ventures, sources familiar with the matter told VentureBeat. The new funding follows a $40 million raise announced in January.<p>…

Suddenly Every Company Is Becoming A Venture Capitalist

It has often been said that every company is a software company or even a big data company, but as I attended the Intel Capital Global Summit last week, another thought occurred to me: every company is now also an investment company.<p>The star of the show last week was Intel Capital of course, the …

Venture Capital

This startup CEO was rejected 27 times by venture capitalists — now he has more than $131 million in funding

ThredUp is a startup that lets customers sell clothes in their closets to others, but in 2008 when the company first started, the idea was different. Reinhart wanted to help people swap clothes with one another, particularly parents whose children were quickly growing out of their wardrobes. But it …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The next big thing in Korean beauty: muscles

(This version of the story corrects owner of Olive Young chain to CJ Corp in paragraph 5)<p>Ray Yang (bottom), a celebrity trainer, leads participants taking part in a workout session during TV program "The Body Show" at a gym in Seoul, September 19, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji<p>By Hooyeon Kim<p>SEOUL …

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Jeff Bezos is $5 billion richer after Amazon crushed its earnings, and now he's America's 3rd-richest person

Amazon's third-quarter earnings report was an overall beat, with shares up almost 11% in after-hours trading, nearly double where the company was last year.<p>As a result, Bezos has added $5 billion to his personal wealth, making his net worth more than $55 billion, according to Bloomberg.<p>The only two …

How Your Sleep Position Affects Your Health And What It Says About You

<b>Home Arena,</b> whom we previously featured, has an infographic that outlines different sleep positions and their effect on your health, as well as what …

Capitalism Explained In 2015: "You Have Two Cows..."

<b>When I was a kid,</b> I used to proudly wear around a T-shirt explaining different economic systems using ‘two cows’ as a metaphor.<p>It started off like …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Learning

15 Ways Your Brain Fools You On A Daily Basis

Consider this post the red pill.

19 And CEO: Meet Forbes' Youngest All-Star Entrepreneurs

At Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia this past week, the spotlight was on Generation Y, with millennials on the older end of the demographic taking much of the top billing.<p>The world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire, 31-year-old chemical engineer Elizabeth Holmes, was handed the event’s …

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These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Secrets Of The Elite: Why Forbes’s Rich List Doesn’t Include The Wealthiest Families On The Planet

on 19 September, 2015 at 2:01 pm<p><b>Editors Note:</b> Have you ever wondered who controls the corporate mainstream media? Well there is just six companies …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials

Magnises founder Billy McFarland is building a members-only brand by bringing together working Millennials. Here's how.<p>The verdict is in: Millennials like "black cards."<p>Just 18 months after launching, New York City-based membership organization Magnises is gaining traction with young professionals …

New York City

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

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