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A new service is helping employers reduce turnover by paying their employees by the day

It used to be that employees got their paychecks once a month. Then it was down to bi-weekly. Now, most of my clients are paying their people every week. But people, it seems, just have no patience nowadays.<p>That’s why Vancouver-based Instant Financial introduced a service earlier this year that …

Employee Engagement

7 examples of 2017's biggest logo design trend so far

April seems a little early for a logo design trends article, no? We’d usually agree, but when one trend is so in-your-face that you can’t ignore it, …

Ron Howard’s ‘Genius’ Take on Albert Einstein: Sex, Nazis, and Donald Trump

The Oscar winner explains why his new Albert Einstein series ‘Genius’ resonates more after Trump’s election than expected. Plus, why he thinks …

Best Sunglasses: Shop spring's coolest shades

67 images<p>Our pick of the pairs we #want<p>It’s not just our imagination here, but days are getting a little bit longer here. After what feels like …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Having an affair: the dodgy things that soon become normal

What’s it like having an affair and is there anything to be learnt from it when it’s over? One woman shares her recent experience<p>I had a little fling recently. It wasn’t a big thing. But it was a thing. I was a walking cliché of selfish middle-class ennui: I’ve been married a long time, we’ve …

How a Peanut Seller Became One of Asia’s Biggest Billionaires

The man has made billions building up a conglomerate spanning real estate, gambling, and hospitality. His name is emblazoned across university …

Alexander Wang at New York fashion week: a return to urban roots

For his 10th anniversary collection, the US designer brought out the slouchy, cool, off-duty athleisure that made him a rock star name<p>Like most people of his generation, 31-year-old Alexander Wang’s chosen method of communication is social media.<p>On the morning of his Saturday evening spring/summer …

Alexander Wang

Amazing Invention Uses Only 1 Glass of Saltwater to Supply 8 Hours of Light

The SALt Lamp is a cost-effective light source that is changing people's lives in the Philippines. This revolutionary invention was developed by engineer Aisa Mijeno as an asset for the many households that are unable to access or afford electricity. Rather than having residents rely on oil lamps …

Nonprofits

NYC's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #3: Sadie Kurzban, ((305)) Fitness

<i>Welcome back to our Hottest Trainer competition: our search for NYC's most talented fitness instructor! Over the next two weeks we'll be profiling 16 of the city's top workout pros before you get to vote for your favorites.</i><p>Realizing that working out didn't have to be a dreaded task was an …

Why I designed a fashion range for women with larger breasts

US label Reformation has launched a designer collection for women with cup sizes between C and DD. Here, its owner explains what she learned about designing clothes for larger-busted women<p>• Why fashion ignores big breasts: a response to this article<p>Yael Aflalo, the founder of LA fashion brand …

Women's Fashion

How a Former Factory Worker Built a $7 Billion Fortune

Zhou Qunfei, founder of Lens Technologies, is the most successful self-made female billionaire in the world. Why don't more people know her?<p>She's the most successful self-made female billionaire in the world, and comparatively few people have ever heard of her. Meet Zhou Qunfei, school dropout (by …

China

"You're a design entrepreneur, not a designer"

<b>Opinion:</b> it's time for designers to start thinking more like businesspeople, says Bradford Shellhammer, creator of new design e-commerce site Bezar …

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