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How to Fly for Free on Every Business Trip

Never pay for a flight again by learning the art and science of travel hacking.<p>As I've previously mentioned, one of the reasons I wanted to work for myself was so I could travel whenever I wanted to.<p>Fortunately, not only do I have that kind of flexibility, but my business also requires me to travel …

Personal Finance

Would You Pay $100 Million for this Whale Tail-Powered Luxury Yacht?

Following the unveiling of the <i>Solar Express</i> space train, industrial engineer Charles Bombardier has debuted his latest whimsical transport concept, <i>Seataci—</i>a sleek, eco-conscious watercraft inspired by cetaceans (think: dolphins, porpoises, and whales).<p>Instead of using a traditional rotary propellor …

Boating

Genetically Modifying Human Embryos: What You Need To Know

The licence to genetically modify human embryos is not a green light to create "designer babies".<p>There is another hurdle – ethical approval of the study itself. But the granting of a licence is a key step.<p>A better understanding of what makes embryos succeed or fail could mean new hope for would-be …

Google's self-driving cars can circle the equator 5 times an hour

You think your commute is bad? Google’s self-driving cars are doing 3 million miles every day, according to the company’s January report.<p>As it stands, the cars have clocked up more than 1 million miles driving autonomously on public roads, but using simulators, the vehicles are racking up 3 million …

10 things in tech you need to know today

1. <b>Alphabet, Google's parent company, overtook Apple to become the most valuable company in the world.</b> Last night, the company was worth roughly $544 billion. At that point, Apple's market capitalization stood at $534 billion.<p><b>2. About one in seven people on the planet now use WhatsApp, according to</b> …

Apple eyes March 15 event for iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 & Apple Watch updates

Apple is currently aiming to unveil the new 4-inch the iPhone 5se, the iPad Air 3, and new Apple Watch band options at an event on Tuesday, March 15th, according to sources. We previously reported that Apple was on track to launch the new products during the week of March 14th. As the scheduled …

The 6 biggest things that will shake up the TV industry in 2016

It's an exhausting (and exciting) pageant of the network's best current programming and upcoming shows for hundreds of critics and reporters from all over the US (and even some international press) who flock to Los Angeles twice a year for the event.<p>Each day of the TCA press tour, a network's top …

10 Surprisingly Handy Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil Around the House

Is there anything it can't do?<p>Tea tree oil, distilled from leaves of the Australian paperbark tree, is known for its antiseptic properties. According to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, several clinical studies have found the essential oil to be antimicrobial, antiviral and …

Quentin Tarantino Finally Confirms How His Movies Are Connected

Oh, I'm sorry. Did I break your concentration?<p>Put down your $5 milkshake and listen up, because Quentin Tarantino is getting unchained.<p>After years of fan speculation, the director finally revealed how his movies are connected. In an interview with "The Project" on Australia’s Ten network, Tarantino …

Microsoft To Launch “Minecraft Education Edition” For Classrooms This Summer, Following Acquisition Of Learning Game

Microsoft is further expanding on its investment in Minecraft, bought in 2014 for $2.5 billion, by acquiring a learning game called MinecraftEdu for an undisclosed sum. The game, produced by a company called Teacher Gaming LLC, allows teachers to use Minecraft in the classroom, and includes a …

Education Technology

A Bold Experiment In Building Homes The Middle Class Can Afford

Homeownership has become the great American (pipe) dream but Jonathan Tate thinks there’s a more inclusive way to build.<p>Sandwiched between a nondescript duplex and industrial warehouse in the Irish Channel neighborhood of New Orleans, a modern, two-story home stands out from its neighbors thanks to …

Housing

Articles about travel ready trailer may look small it can sleep six on Dwell.com - Dwell

Weighing just 3,400 pounds, Airstream's Nest makes hitting the road for your next adventure a breeze.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than …

Why I Challenged My Kids to Start Companies Before College

When our two daughters finished their high school studies, my wife and I made them a deal: we would pay for college, but first they each had to run their own business for at least a year. In our view, this was an important entrepreneurial track to their education. They needed to know how the world …

Entrepreneurship

Forget battery cases, this wallet charges your phone for you

Does your phone always die while you’re out? Kyte and Key have designed a wallet that charges your phone on the go. <i>Mashable</i> fashion reporter David Yi …

New York City

21 Brutally Honest Coffee Mugs That Nail Your Morning Struggle

No coffee? No talkie.<p>Some people wake up every morning all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to seize the day. They get up early to exercise and love to watch the sunrise. They enjoy nothing more than the peace and quiet of an early morning before their family and neighbors wake up.<p>You are not …

Lawmakers in Ten States Push for Debt-Free College

Local lawmakers in ten states including New Hampshire, Iowa and Massachusetts announced a new push for legislation on Monday to make attending public …

Debt Management

The 10 Best Movies of 2015

Here are Vanity Fair film critic Richard Lawson’s picks for the 10 best films of the year.<p>From space yarns to music epics to lesbian romances to dystopian adventures, these were my favorite movies of the year. Because it’s hard to stop at 10, I’ve added a few honorable mentions at the bottom. And …

China box-office record breaker Monster Hunt 'manipulated figures'

Official figures claimed that the homegrown fantasy beat Furious 7 in China, but reports suggest the audience tally was artificially inflated<p>China’s highest grossing film ever, the CGI fantasy film Monster Hunt, has been accused of manipulating its box-office figures in its bid to break records in …

These Tiny Homes Are Changing the Lives of Tennessee's Homeless

Just wait until you hear what the man behind this micro community did to raise the funds.<p>In the era of smartphones and a 24/7 news cycle, it takes extreme measures to get people's attention — which Reverend Jeff Obafemi Carr knows first hand. When he set out to raise money to build a micro …

iPad Pro diary day 2: The good, the bad & the two issues that concern me most

I posted my first impressions of the iPad Pro yesterday, and having spent much of the past 24 hours mostly using it rather than my MacBook, I now have more of a sense of why Tim Cook thinks it could be a laptop replacement.<p>While most reviewers dismissed that, and I would certainly join them in …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and …

San Francisco

Xiaomi launches Mi TV 3 and Ninebot mini, a cheap self-balancing scooter

Did you know that Segway is a Chinese company since April, and that it's partly owned by Xiaomi, the rising star among Chinese smartphone …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Ariana Grande Spoke Out Against The Way Women's And Men's Magazines Are Sold

"Men read Vogue, too."<p>The women's magazine section was filled by mostly fashion, beauty, and celebrity news. Meanwhile, the men's section had movie, science, and business magazines.

Meet the radical who wants the iPad banned!

Kyle Wiens thinks the iPad should be banned. It’s a “highly immoral” product, he says, because it can’t be opened and repaired when the battery dies. It’s a throwaway device, and he wants governments to prohibit it.<p>“It’s not designed to be long-lasting,” said Wiens, who is the co-founder and CEO of …

Paris Review - James Thurber, The Art of Fiction No. 10

Interviewed by George Plimpton & Max Steele<p>Issue 10, Fall 1955<p>James Thurber, ca. 1954<p>The Hôtel Continental, just down from the Place Vendôme on the Rue Castiglione. It is from here that Janet Flanner (Genêt) sends her Paris letter to <i>The New Yorker</i>, and it is here that the Thurbers usually stay …

Apple hires industrial designer Marc Newson to work with Jony Ive on new products

Vanity Fair reports that Apple has hired industrial designer Marc Newson. Newson will join his friend and Senior Vice President of Design, Jony Ive on the company’s design team creating future Apple products. This hire is huge as it would give Ive someone of his caliber of talent to work with.<p>Steve …

Drums West: Jim Henson’s Animated Tribute to Jazz Drummer Chico Hamilton (1961)

Judging by behind-the-scenes footage of a beardless Jim Henson animating "Drums West,” a 1961 homage to jazz drummer Chico Hamilton, one good sneeze …