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Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

Should You Sell Some Stock Holdings This Election Season?

Financial adviser Mike Piershale sees market losses coming and recommends you consider paring back.<p>Presidential election years are traditionally good …

7 Good Stocks to Buy While They Are Down

These stocks are grossly underestimated by Wall Street right now. Grab these big-upside opportunities before they vanish.<p>The stock markets may be …

How the blockchain could make you thousands through car shares and selling electricity

In the not-too-distant future, billions of smart things in the physical world will likely be sensing, responding, communicating and sharing data. …

One of the biggest warning signs of the financial crisis is flashing again — but this time is different

The Libor, or London Interbank Offered Rate, measures the interest rate at which banks lend to each other at different durations, and its sharp jump was a harbinger of the financial crisis.<p>An increase in the Libor, the typical thinking goes, means that banks see lending to their fellow financial …

An Exclusive Look At Airbnb’s First Foray Into Urban Planning

Airbnb announces a brand-new innovation lab called Samara, whose first project is a novel community center in Japan.<p>Two years ago, the founders of Airbnb were asking themselves what the company could become, now that its vision of becoming the world’s largest home-share community had come true …

The 27 fintech unicorns from around the world, ranked by value

Investment was on the slide even before Brexit, and now economic growth looks shaky in the wake of the shock vote.<p>Of those on the original unicorn list, some on have gone public, like LendingClub and Square. Others have seen spectacular declines in their value, such as Zenefits and Housing.com, …

Why are so many countries suddenly nationalistic?

A wave of nationalism seems to be sweeping across rich countries, from the UK’s ill-tempered exit of the European Union to the “America first” policies of US presidential candidate Donald Trump and the rise of populist, anti-immigrant movements in France, Eastern Europe, and elsewhere.<p>Drivers of …

Economics

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. Creating wealth, well, that’s …

An Italian Architect's Wild American Dream

Renzo Picasso wanted to build seven-layer "superstreets" through American cities.<p>Renzo Picasso shared his last name with legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso and his first name with another, more well-known Italian architect: Renzo Piano.<p>But Renzo Giovanni Battista Picasso<b>,</b> born in 1880 in Genoa, …

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

Utah teen launches consumer drone that can fly over 70 mph

George Matus Jr. is 18 years old and just graduated from his Utah high school. He created a drone company backed by $2.8 million in funding. His Teal …

How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality–And What We Can Do About It

Our cities weren’t created equal. But they don’t have to stay that way.<p>Cities are complex organisms shaped by myriad forces, but their organization bears the fingerprints of planners and policy makers who have shaped them for decades. At the root of many of these practices is racism, and modern …

3 Things That Pokémon Go Says About the Future of Technology

It is hard to think of another app that has reached such high levels of awareness only a little over a week after its release. <i>Pokémon Go</i> is all the …

The trick this new documentary used to talk to anonymous NSA whistleblowers

He was nominated for an Oscar for his look at the downfall of Enron ("Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"), won an Oscar for a movie about the US's torture and interrogation practices during the war in Afghanistan ("Taxi to the Dark Side"), and recently gave us a peek into the Church of …

This Star Wars-like robot handles security at an Uber parking lot in San Francisco

Who did Uber hire to keep the vehicles in one of its San Francisco parking lots safe?<p>A 300-pound security robot that resembles R2D2 and only costs $7 an hour, Fusion reported.<p>The K5 Robot, made by Silicon Valley security startup Knightscope, features a 360-degree view and facial recognition …

Mexico City chokes on its congestion problem

Authorities are trying to reduce pollution in the capital but confused policy-making and rising car ownership are reducing the city to poisonous gridlock<p>Every morning, Adriana Carlos leaves her home on the southern fringes of Mexico City at 7am for what should be a manageable journey to her office …

Mexico City

Augmented reality game Pokémon GO arrives in the App Store

If you’ve been waiting to get your Ash Ketchum or, gasp, even Team Rocket on, you’ll be pleased to know that <i>Pokémon GO</i>, a.k.a. the first original <i>Pokémon</i> game for mobile, is rolling out around the world.<p>Already live in the App Store in Australia, New Zealand, and a few other territories, the …

Pokémon

The economy is adding jobs, but the divide between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' is bigger than ever

A new report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce says that 11.5 million of the 11.6 million jobs in the US created during the post-2008 recovery went to workers with at least some college education. Moreover, 73% went to workers with a bachelor's degree or …

How capturing rain could save Mexico City from a water crisis

As is common in our world, those in Mexico with the least resources suffer the most. Low income and informal neighbourhoods have the least access to safe water, exposing them to high health risks, such as diarrhoea and parasitic and bacterial diseases. Many of them depend on <i>pipas</i>, or water trucks, …

Snorkeling

I Tried Living In This Tiny House On A Vacant Lot In Amsterdam

The Heijmans One might be the solution to housing crunches in cities. As long as you don’t mind a little crunched housing.<p>The first thing you notice about the Heijmans One house is how skinny it is. At 3.5 meters across, it’s only a little wider than a parking space–and exactly as wide as the back …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Story of cities #36: how Copenhagen rejected 1960s modernist 'utopia'

“In the 60s and 70s, we thought that if you built huge blocks with apartments and efficient traffic systems, everyone would be happy … But quality of life is more than square metres, concrete, lifts, motorways and subways.”<p>From his house on the outskirts of Copenhagen, veteran planner Søren Elle is …

Urbanism

Jane Jacobs Was Right About What Makes A Great City And Mobile Phone Data Proves It

Mixed use neighborhoods with dense streets create the “sidewalk ballet” that the famous urban theorist envisioned 100 years ago.<p>In her 1961 book <i>The Death and Life of Great American Cities</i>, the urban theorist and author Jane Jacobs wrote about what makes cities dynamic, safe, and humane. Responding …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

What Happens When You Apply Machine Learning To Logo Design

The rise of neural networks and generative design have created new opportunities for designers. But what if it went the other way, and robots created a Skynet that kills off human designers (or at least their careers) once and for all?<p>A heady question. Depending on whether you embrace or fear the …

Two Questions Every City Must Ask In The Age Of Autonomous Taxis

City governments have big decisions to make about the future of their transportation networks and their citizens’ data.<p>The taxibots are coming. GM and Lyft are using different words to describe them, saying that they’ll partner to make an “integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles part of …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

Fascinating maps show the different places locals and tourists go in 19 major cities

If you want to find tourists snapping pictures, you probably know where to go -- Times Square in New York City, the Embarcadero in San Francisco, Chicago's Magnificent Mile and the National Mall in Washington, D.C. abound with posing families, amateur photographers and selfie sticks. But what …

Maps