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8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy Recipe

"Paleo Filipino dish."<p>Ingredients<p>2 onions, sliced<p>4 cloves garlic, smashed<p>2/3 cup apple cider vinegar<p>1/3 cup soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 bay …

How Photography Saved My Life After I Lost the Love of My Life

My name is Fernando Krasovitzky, and I’m a nature and landscape photographer based in Miami, Florida. My story is one of tragedy followed by good …

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Should Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Coconut

These Two Entrepreneurs Found a Great Way to Work Smarter, Not Harder

It's easy to be busy and not get anything done. Ever spend an entire day answering emails and not make any headway on a project? That's exactly how …

Success

A controversial cosmetics company that got an FDA warning is in danger of losing its customers

Lime Crime on Facebook Lime Crime, a controversial independent makeup company known for its bright hues, might be in trouble.<p>A recent expose by Racked's Arabelle Sicardi, outlines some of the company's problems — from the FDA warning to threats of a class-action lawsuit over a data breach to …

Class Action

Rare 'healthy' smokers' lungs explained

<b>The mystery of why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking has been explained by UK scientists.</b><p>The analysis of more than 50,000 people showed favourable mutations in people's DNA enhanced lung function and masked the deadly impact of smoking.<p>The Medical Research …

How an entrepreneur turned his pet food startup into a viral website with more than a million visitors a day

Petflow raised $15 million in venture capital funding from investors like Lightspeed Venture Partners. Speiser says Petflow created its Facebook page back in 2011 with the goal of attracting potential customers who might want to buy pet food, sharing a ton of animal-related pictures to the page to …

Profit

How to change your Facebook privacy settings to go invisible

REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke<p>Facebook doesn't exactly make it easy for you to stay off its radar.<p>If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've …

Apps

Don’t pay off your student loans — yet

Take a quick spin around the Internet and you’ll find countless stories of people who freed themselves from their student loans in just a few years. …

This Is What a Perfect Day of Clean Eating Looks Like

<b>Mid-Morning Snack: Pumpkin Seed, Cherry, and Pecan Granola Bars</b><p>am-snack-granola_0.jpg<p>Mitch Mandel<p>Yes, you have permission to go nuts! This perfectly …

Snapchat is growing up

Monetizing its once-hallmark feature is the start of a new phase<p>"How will Snapchat ever make money?"<p>The question feels quaint now. The four-year-old messaging app was, not that long ago, a poster child for eye-popping startup valuations and the ever-present fear of yet another bubble pop. Snapchat …

Social Media

Millennials on Snapchat Are Not Watching Your Video Ads

Snapchat launched video ads this year in an effort to stay competitive in the digital world, where its app is among the most popular messaging …

Advertising

How Dash Buttons can help Amazon learn about its customers

Dash Buttons are a perfect way for Amazon to learn about the intimate behaviors and needs of its customers. Because the Dash Button allows customers to place orders for products as soon as they need them, Amazon can observe patterns of what their customers are going to need and when. And while this …

Lenovo Uses Fantasy Football To Build Brand Awareness

At Fantasy Online College, NFL running back Matt Forte teaches Chicago history and compares himself to other notable Chicagoans such as Barack Obama. …

Fantasy Football

Facebook wants to shove Yelp out of the small business market

Facebook has a taste for war. It never declares it, of course. That would be uncouth. But it seems to fire a broadside at its brethren—Snapchat, …

The founder of Google's top secret project lab has a new plan to double the world's GDP

His efforts turned into Google X, the secretive "moonshot factory" that has produced some of Google's most technically ambitious projects like self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, Google Glass and internet bearing balloons.<p>But after guiding Google X through its early years, Thrun relinquished …

Staggering growth in furniture e-commerce propels Wayfair's earning

Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair posted strong second quarter earnings last week.<p>The staggering growth of the overall furniture e-commerce industry has helped propel companies like Wayfair.<p>Wayfair's CEO Niraj Shah said during that earnings call that the company's growth streak is indeed a …

eCommerce

The Disruption Uber Has Brought To The Taxi Business Is Coming To Trucking

In the U.S., over 70 percent of all freight movement is hauled by trucks of various types and sizes. Needless to say, any improvements in freight efficiencies will have a cascading positive impact on all corners of the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. The last time the U.S. transportation …

Transportation

Researchers create a worm that infects Macs silently and permanently

Macs have typically been heralded as the more secure of the two main operating systems. But according to researchers, at the firmware level, that's not necessarily true. Ahead of their 'Thunderstrike 2: Sith Strike' Black Hat presentation, Xeno Kovah, Trammell Hudson and Corey Kallenberg …

Is 'Lifestyle Inflation' Making You Broke?

The tendency to spend more as you earn more can short change your long-term goals.<p>In theory, when your paycheck gets bigger, so should your ability …

What's New in the Latest Adobe CC Update?

All those who follow Adobe and their conferences are likely aware that they are preparing a bundle of new features that intrigue us as photographers. …

Tutorials

15 Bee-utiful Pictures Of Bees

A new book highlights the diversity of these fuzzy pollinators<p>If you read science news, you've probably heard a lot about the plight of the honey bee. These pollinators are responsible for producing a huge portion of the fruits and vegetables that we eat, including apples, berries, almonds, and …

Insects

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

Computer Science