Erica Jones

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The Ideal Age To Launch A Start-Up Is Older Than You Think

When asked to describe the profile of a typical tech start-up founder, many people picture a hoodie-clad twenty-something, the ink still drying on their computer-science degree. But earlier this year, Bloomberg’s venture capital arm, Bloomberg Beta, commissioned a study to identify the key …

Eight Innovative Industries China Does Better Than Anywhere Else

China has long been known as the factory to the world, and with good reason. In 2011, for example, it manufactured 90% of all the personal computers produced globally that year, as well as 80% of the air conditioners, 74% of the solar cells, and 70% of the mobile phones.<p>Like a factory, China has a …

China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution

Many critics thought construction of a canal across Nicaragua never would begin. Now that it’s about to, they ask how it will end—and some are asking …

Is dyed armpit hair the next big beauty trend?

Julia Robertscaused quite the media frenzy when the actress showed up at her 1999 movie premiere of "Notting Hill" with unshaven armpits. She proudly waved raised arms to her fans, not caring about the patches of hair under her arms catching the light of dozens of camera flashes.<p>Imagine for a …

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The Duchess of Cambridge's Best Maternity Style

Kate Middleton makes her last official public appearance before the royal baby arrives.<p>Click through for the chic royal's best style moments during her second pregnancy. Plus, everything you need to know about the new royal-to-be.

No Hotel? No Problem

As Airbnb makes headlines internationally for disrupting the hospitality industry, the concept of creating authentic, local experiences while traveling is growing.<p>In addition to the Airbnb model of short-term stays in a host’s house, there are a wide range of options for those looking for non-hotel …

The Mayo News - The Mayo News

Tread the path of a bygone age<p><b>Walking<br>Tom Carolan</b><b><br>Deserted Village to Dooagh Path</b><b><br>Distance</b> 2.5 miles<b><br>Trail Surface</b> Gravel path and bog road<b><br>What to bring</b> …

7 Photos From the Caribbean That Make Me Want to Go Back

I took these photos from my Caribbean cruise with Princess Cruises earlier last month, and all I want to do is go back. This winter is harsh in New York City, and although the Caribbean islands are often overlooked, these photos most definitely instill the wanderlust I need to take a trip back -- …

Digital Marketing Is A Great Equalizer For Startups

Most technical entrepreneurs cringe when they finally realize that marketing is still king, despite the power of technology, and they are up against competitors who have a hundred times their spending power. Luckily, the digital revolution has been a great equalizer in the marketing world, if used …

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

You know how you have that long list of the top places you want to travel? Well, Amsterdam was never on my list and now I'm kicking myself wondering why it wasn't! I still haven't figured out why, but I sure am glad our paths crossed because I am now in love with it. Love may not be strong enough …

Dark Tourism Comes to Ukraine: Before and After Photos of Chernobyl

<i>On April 26, 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant's reactor No. 4 exploded after a cooling capability test, resulting in the release of radiation 400 times more potent than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine and later returned to research a travel guide.</i> …