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Universal Basic Income Could Grow the U.S. Economy by an Extra 12.5%

A team of economists from the left-leaning Roosevelt Institute conclude in a new research study that implementing a guaranteed income of $1,000 a …

Income Inequality

Glint is a stealthy London fintech startup that promises to turn gold into a ‘new global currency’

Glint, a stealthy London fintech startup that promises a new “global currency,” has raised £3.1 million from a plethora of individual backers in the financial services and asset management space, alongside early-stage investor Bray Capital.<p>They comprise Haruko Fukuda, former CEO of the World Gold …

Internet Marketing

A Long Weekend in Cuba (And Why You Really Need to Visit Now)

Sure, we all fantasize of the day when we’ll have a week (or a few!) to devote to the vacation of our dreams—but really, who has the time? With the height of summer upon us, it’s high time to book your next long weekend getaway. Because every moment counts when you’re traveling for three days—and …

3 days in Hanoi, Vietnam just like Anthony Bourdain

Have you been watching travel TV shows for years? Ever wanted to go on a foodie tour just like Anthony Bourdain? Our 3-day suggested foodie itinerary …

Vietnam

The Best Secret Beaches in Hawaii

Hawaii has more than 750 miles of coastline, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. When a state is made up of seven populated …

Beaches

Nike Made Shoes Inspired by Cinderella’s Glass Slippers

Although you may not ever be able to try on Cinderella’s glass slippers, these upcoming Nike sneakers aren’t a bad consolation prize.<p>The …

Shoes

7 Days in Vietnam: A Slightly Insane Travel Itinerary

<b>Day One: Get Lost in Hanoi</b><p>The first thing you notice about Hanoi is that everyone is moving at a manic clip, rushing by bicycle, moped, motorcycle, …

Here’s What to See in Havana, Cuba According to Local Experts

<i>Havana guidebooks are outdated relics that not only relay misinformation, but highlight an insular view of the city by focusing on places rather than</i> …

Cuba

6 anti-aging foods that can help you look and feel younger

Scientists believe physical aging can begin as soon as we’re 20 years old, with the more noticeable effects typically appearing later in life.<p>But …

Antiinflammatory

FDA Approves New Treatment For Chronic Knee Pain

In this new treatment, doctors insert specialized needles that emit radio frequency into the knee, which freezes the nerves to stop the pain.

Pain

Welcome to Mykonos, the most clothing-optional party on the planet

Welcome to Mykonos, the most clothing-optional party on the planet<p>Mikaela Gauer<p>The Wandering Eye heads to the beaches of Greece, where clothes are …

Clothing

See-through, pastel lace shorts are dividing opinion about what is acceptable for men to wear

Anyone still reeling from the thought of men wearing patterned playsuits needs to brace themselves, because pastel-coloured, see-through lace shorts …

Clothing

Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest major tech figure to call for universal basic income as a solution for inequality, joining a …

Silicon Valley

Pensions are sitting on a global time bomb, warns WEF

The world’s biggest economies are sitting on a $70 trillion (£54 trillion) pensions time bomb that will balloon to more than $400 trillion within four decades unless policymakers take urgent action, the World Economic Forum has warned.<p>Analysis by the WEF showed the six countries with biggest …

Fresh Summer Seafood Recipes

"Cleveland Style" Clambake<p>Michael Symon's spin on this summer tradition is inspired by another seafood feast: the crab boil. He cooks all the …

Seafood

Almost Anyone Can Justify Flying by Private Jet. Here's How | Inc.com

Who doesn't love to travel? Most people love the idea of a trip. Then again, mixing travel and work can be quite problematic: The travel time to the airport. The security check-in headaches. Then comes the actual flight, with all of the accompanying physical discomforts during the ride. How might …

Aviation

Colorado sold an absurd amount of weed in 2016

Colorado's cannabis enthusiasts are celebrating after a milestone was announced on Monday.<p>In the first 10 months of 2016, the state sold more than $1 …

Ten men’s fragrances for Christmas

From enigmatic to audacious, take your pick of the ten most desirable men’s scents of the season, packaged in luxury bottles for the perfect gift …

SeaBubbles wants to be the Uber for waterborne transportation

Future water taxi service may be coming to Paris<p>When our streets become too congested, why not take to the open water to get around? SeaBubbles is a startup that aims to revolutionize waterborne transportation through fleets of sleek, hydrofoil-equipped shuttles designed to make city travel more …

Traffic

Marijuana Could Be Stealing Sales From This $200 Billion Industry, New Report Shows -- The Motley Fool

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with faster growth potential than marijuana, which generated an estimated $5.4 billion in legal sales during 2015. Cannabis research firm ArcView projects the industry could grow at approximately 30% per year through 2020. If this were …

Cannabis

This Sleeping Pod Could Revolutionize Airport Travel

The unit is capable of housing two sleeping adults and (thankfully) would be cleaned between each use<p>Anyone who’s tried it knows that sleeping comfortably in an airport is next to impossible. There’s something about the deadly combination of unyielding chairs, fluorescent lights, and incessant …

I Drank Butter Coffee For A Month And It Was More Magical Than I Expected

And also it wasn't gross.<p>• Brew 16 ounces of coffee (I used a French press and this dark roast)<p>• Add brewed coffee to blender<p>• Add 1 tablespoon Kerrygold unsalted butter<p>• Add 1 tablespoon MCT oil (this is a kind of oil found in coconuts and some other foods)<p>• Blend until the mixture is a beigeish …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Medicine
Forestry
United Arab Emirates

9-year-old boy escapes kidnapper by calling parents from his smartwatch

Modern technology may have saved a young boy’s life.<p>On Tuesday, Aiden, a 9-year-old boy from Utah, escaped an attempted abduction by calling his …

Texas Thinks its High-Speed Rail Plans Will Win Where Others Have Hit Roadblocks

A $100 million bet says that thousands of Texans will abandon cars and pick-ups for a needle-nosed bullet train that zips past cattle and ranches to …

15 Designer Backpacks To Shop Even If You're Not Going Back to School

The grade school-inspired staple to carry you through fall.<p>Summer may still be here, but when it comes to handbags, school is in session. With luxe updates from designer labels, backpacks are elevated and more grown-up than ever. Click through to shop some of the best picks of the season.

Forget rosé: With wine, orange is the new pink

Rosé is pretty, pink and perfect for sipping outside when the weather is nice, but we’re ready to change up the hue of our summer beverages.<p>Enter: …

Scientist Creates Possible Cure to All Viruses, Needs It to Go Viral

When MIT-trained engineer Todd Rider revealed his revolutionary idea for killing virtually any virus, everyone from fellow scientists to The White …