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5 simple ways to invest $1,000 now

The unemployment rate continues to drift steadily lower, gas prices remain cheap relative to years past and the stock market continues to bump up against all-time highs. And as a result, many Americans are finally getting their finances back in order.<p>But what should they do with that extra cash …

Retirement

10 things billionaires won’t tell you

<b>1.“We just get richer and richer.”</b><p>The past 35 years have been a period of extraordinary wealth creation by billionaires, according to a new “2015 …

Demographics

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base Color and the Highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

From the editors at ELLE.com, the science behind your "likes"<p>Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of …

This Is What The World Exports And Imports

Here are two awesome maps from a recent Standard Chartered report on the state of global trade.<p>The top map shows the big exports from every country. The bottom is the country's imports.<p>Each region is depicted by a few categories, and the number next to each category represents how big that category …

Exports

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Alibaba makes $1.22B investment in Chinese video site Youku Tudou

Chinese video service Youku Tudou has accepted a massive $1.22 billion investment from Alibaba Group, the companies announced today.<p>Alibaba, which is planning an IPO in the near future, is China’s largest ecommerce company, which also competes with Google and PayPal within China. The new investment …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Tibet

Paintings by Andy Denzler

Under My Skin – Paintings by Andy Denzler.<p>These paintings by Andy Denzler are part of the series “Under My Skin”. The Swiss artist creates stunning …

Samsung kicks off infringement case against Apple with FaceTime claim

After defending itself against claims that it violated Apple's patents for the iPhone, the Korean electronics maker accused its smartphone rival of violating two Samsung patents.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Samsung on Monday kicked off its patent infringement suit against Apple, presenting evidence and …

Computer Science

The Politics of Pontius Pilate: How Not to Lead

This Easter, a closer look at the Roman governor who sent Jesus to his crucifixion proves our own leaders follow many of the same dangerous …

This “Airbnb For Skills” Will Liberate You From Your 9 To 5

Can Avbl take the gig economy to the next level?<p>More people are freelancing than ever before–by some estimates, around 42 million Americans. But entrepreneur Ryan Hooks thinks that eventually almost everyone will be able to leave their office jobs, and he’s built a new website called Avbl to …