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Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

The next recession could be worse than the Great Depression

When will the next recession start?<p>In search of the answer, I kept asking speakers on-stage and off-stage at the Strategic Investment Conference 2018. I also asked really smart people that are well-versed in economics and economic cycles.<p>Their consensus seemed to be 2019 or possibly as late as …

Economics

How this VC went from Google to a must-read blogger in one of the hottest spaces in tech

Every day, the head of planning at ThredUp, the used clothes marketplace startup, looks for customers who buy a mix of <i>both</i> women's and kids' clothes.<p>It's because data has proven those customers are likely to spend more even without getting discount offers. ThredUp gives them different types of …

Warby Parker

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Top 10

The Top 10 Colors You Should Wear for Spring Summer 2016

| <i>by Zeina Tawfik</i><p>We've previously told you about Rose Quartz and Serenity, the top two trending colors Pantone has picked for Spring Summer 2016. …

Rose Quartz

Netflix for Fashion: My Experience With Subscription Clothing

There are so many things in this world I would rather do than laundry. I will happily roll my used clothes up, put them in a UPS package and ship them off for someone else to deal with.<p>Luckily for me, Rent the Runway recently announced a subscription service for clothes. For $139 a month, customers …

It’s Time to KonMari Your Makeup Bag: The Life-Changing Magic of a 5-Product Regimen

“Keep things because you love them—not ‘just because.’ ” There lies the simple guiding philosophy of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizing consultant whose book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, has sold millions of copies around the world and made Kondo an unlikely household name. Her art of …

Sequoia National Park: 125 Years in the Land of Giants

Credit: Melissa Wiese<p>Feature<p><b>Author</b>: Steven Shaw <b><br>Date</b>: 09.24.15<p>Sequoia National Park was established 125 years ago (September 25, 1890) in a measure …

How Uber cleverly controls its stock so it won't have to go public anytime soon — unlike Facebook, Twitter, and Google

And as of this moment, the company says it has no plan to go public, despite generating more than $10 billion in gross annual revenue.<p>The last time we saw a private company scale to a $60+ billion valuation was Facebook in 2011.<p>In March 2011, 14 months before Facebook went public, it was valued at …

Employment

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

Paternity Leave

Need An Adventure? Now Is The Best Time To Visit Yellowstone National Park!

Yellowstone National Park is one of the big ones. One of the places you’ve probably “always been meaning to get to.” It’s bucket list fodder — sprawling and epic and legendary — like the Grand Canyon or the Everglades.<p>People love Yellowstone. But that love comes at a cost: This year, the park is on …

Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

The startup's name is Faraday Future, and it has been hunting for a place to build what it says will be a $1 billion manufacturing plant for a new line of cars. Four states are contenders and the company says to expect an announcement within weeks.<p>Headquartered in a low-profile office just south of …

Electric Vehicles

I Dyed My Hair Blonde and It Completely Changed My Life

"Blonder isn't better anymore. It is just another thing."<p>What little girl in our culture is not fascinated by blondeness? Certainly, that was the case when I was a child. I hope that things have changed with a wider definition of what's "ideal," but when I was 7, it was blondeness that was the …

Hair

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

National Parks

50 Summer Outfit Ideas From the Street Style Elite

Since you likely find the brilliant outfits of stylish civilians as fascinating as we do, we decided to bring you a street style slideshow of giant …

11 Documentaries You Need to Watch on Netflix Right Now

If you're not already addicted to the incredible, eye-opening documentaries on Netflix, let us be the first to tell you: you're seriously missing out. Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've put together our favorite documentaries streaming on Netflix right now, from deep dives into the lives of …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Bill Nye the Science Guy wants to put labels on GMOs — but not for the reason you'd think

Since flipping his stance on them recently (he said he opposed them in his latest book, then changed his mind after visiting a lab where they were produced), Nye has taken a stab at explaining his new view.<p>In the second of a two-part series for StarTalk Radio recently, he said that although he's in …

Toyota On Mirai Vs. Tesla: Battery Electric Vehicles Have 'Fundamental' Physics Problem

A Toyota executive explains why he believes the Mirai and hydrogen fuel cells will power the alternative fuel vehicle future — and not battery electrics like Tesla.<p>Toyota will begin taking “requests” for its hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle Mirai on Monday. The initial goal is 3,000 units by the …

Alternative Fuel

Entrepreneur Summer Reading List

This summer reading list for tech entrepreneurs will bring you up to speed with the hottest new ideas and trends and reintroduce you to a few …

Entrepreneurship

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

The top rated business books to find your shortcut to success. How many of these 10 books have you read?

Solar Owners Are Givers, Not Takers

With the solstice behind us, summer has officially begun. Across the country, that means the sun is shining and the mercury is climbing, and our air conditioners and the electricity grids they rely upon are stretched to their limits.<p>In response, we've seen utilities urge customers to turn up their …

Profiled: How Rails Became a Plaid Shirt Empire

The fashion industry at large is far from struggling, but success stories aren't exactly a dime a dozen. This is why the story of Jeff Abrams, the …

This startup is gearing up to be the Tesla of electric buses

Today’s diesel buses—including the estimated 500 “tech buses” that shuttle workers around the San Francisco Bay area—get around three to four miles …

Maria Sharapova's Travelling Life

<b>How often do you travel?</b><p>I travel every month, and spend a lot of time on planes, between countries, for my tournament schedule. In the last three months I’ve been to Paris, Rome and Stuttgart for the Porsche Grand Prix, as well as Florida and now I’m in England for Wimbledon, but this is a typical …

Uber is offering free rides to its own protest today

On Monday, Uber sent an email to its New York City customers, asking them to "Save Uber as you know it in NYC."<p>Its email to customers reads, in part:<p>"We need your help. Mayor de Blasio is supporting a bill that would stop thousands of new drivers from joining the Uber platform. This bill would …

Transportation

9 beautiful watches that will last a lot longer than the Apple Watch

This is Apple's first true luxury product, and it's priced accordingly.<p>In the world of fine watches, $10,000 is an important threshold. Once you cross that line, you start buying for investment. These are the watches that become family heirlooms: timepieces that are kept forever, worn on special …

Apple Watch

Here's why Birkenstocks and other 'ugly-chic' shoe trends aren't fading anytime soon

Summer is a time for adventure. No longer must long pants hide our ankles and footwear.<p>But with great power comes great responsibility. What does that mean to you as you're shopping and observing street style this summer? Be on the lookout for three "ugly shoe" trends — Tevas, Birkenstocks, and …