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Startup’s ‘Farm From a Box’ kit grows enough food for 150 people

Everything you need to start a small farm—in a shipping container<p>We’ve seen many a clever shipping container building, but rarely one that so effectively combines transportability with community impact. But here comes Farm From a Box, essentially a shipping container starter kit that holds …

Why We Should Be Designing Our Schools The Same Way We Design Today's Offices

One afternoon about six years ago, I was entering the school (Beaver Country Day School) and passing some Middle School (grades 6-8) classrooms.For some reason, for the first time, I asked myself, "Every adult in the school sits in a chair that is on wheels. Why aren't student chairs on wheels?" If …

No Test Left Behind:How Pearson Made a Killing on the US Testing Craze

As accountability policies grew more stringent in Texas, assessments took on a larger role in government and business alike. For the private sphere, …

Los Angeles

31 Great Colleges That Don't Care About Your Lousy Test Scores

Try these schools if your SAT score stinks.<p>An estimated one out of six students struggles with the standardized tests that are crucial to college …

College & University

The 5 VR YouTube Channels You Need in Your Life

<b></b><b>From news to entertainment to gaming, these channels hit the pavement this year to produce stellar immersive content.</b><b>NODE</b>The guys over at Node are …

China's Tiger Moms Are Spending Big on Tech Classes for Their Kids

It starts with the idea that kids must be trained early to prevail over robots in the workforce. Then it snowballs from there—$3,000 a year for …

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>New research from Weill Cornell …

Researchers have found that using social media makes kids less happy in almost every way

Parents are well aware that the internet has opened up new realms both of discovery and danger. Now, new research from the UK has found that use of social media like Facebook reduces children’s satisfaction about every aspect of their lives except friendship.<p>Economists at the University of …

Social Media

Mexican Pork Stew

Recipe Notes<p>* For true Mexican flavor, choose an Andouille sausage or chorizo.<p>** Fire roasted tomatoes would be a great alternative here.<p>Refrigerate …

Cooking

Beef Stew in Red Wine ~ The Perfect Hearty Meal

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit<p>Dry the beef cubes with paper towels and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Toss the beef with the …

Crock Pot Apple Cobler Recipe | goop

A cobbler in the crockpot may sound odd, but trust us; this dessert will make you a believer. The crispy edges, buttery cobbler topping, and subtly …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

<i>Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon has crazy tender melt in your mouth beef and hearty veggies slow cooked to perfection in a rich sauce. This meal is</i> …

Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Las Vegas for Free

Las Vegas is best known for its opulent casinos and hotels, live shows, fine dining, and generally all the best ways to make your travel budget …

Here's Why Phoenix Could Be the next Silicon Valley

It’s landlocked, in the middle of the dessert, and a near 10-hour drive from Silicon Valley. But that won’t stop Phoenix from becoming the next big …

The 3 Steps This Couple Took To Fall Back In Love Again

All the feels with this one. 😭<p>Can a couple rebuild and fall back in love after calling a timeout on their relationship? Absolutely ― but it requires genuine time apart, patience and <i>a lot</i> of effort from both partners.<p>In a new video from The Skin Deep documentary series, a couple named Sidra and Ben …

Salary or equity? This website wants to help you understand startup job offers

Job offer letters can be confusing, especially in the startup industry. Instead of just having a base salary and a benefits package, early-stage …

You Can Eat Gluten Again, America

Gluten-free is going strong.<p>Only 1 percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with celiac disease, yet gluten-free products are still filling …

Our children are paying a high price for society’s vision of success

Individual limitations are no longer acknowledged and failure is not an option. No wonder there are frightening levels of mental illness among young people<p>Yet another report has been published showing frightening levels of mental illness among children and young people in England. The figure now …

Mental Disorders

Why this former Twitter executive joined a startup that offers $249 cancer-screening DNA tests

For $249, Color Genomics wants to tell you if you have the genetic mutations that could predispose you to certain types of cancer. The cost is key to Color's mission of making the test more accessible than some other genetics tests that still costs thousands of dollars.<p>Stanton left Twitter in …

How much sleep should your child get? New sleep guidelines for babies, kids and teens

Is your baby, child or teenager getting enough sleep? In new research, the American scientists doled out recommendations for sleep based on age and …

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

23 Amazing Facts About HubSpot's Dharmesh Shah

How much do you know about super successful entrepreneur and angel investor Dharmesh Shah?<p>He's a successful entrepreneur whose Boston-based company has raised over $65 million in venture capital and was the subject of tech writer Dan Lyons' book <i>Disrupted</i>. But what helped shape Dharmesh Shah into an …

Genius

Billion-dollar startup Automattic hires employees without ever meeting them or talking to them on the phone

But at Automattic, a startup valued at $1.16 billion that's responsible for popular blogging platform WordPress, that's not always the case.<p>Automattic has one of the most unusual employee cultures of any startup we've ever heard of.<p>It currently employs about 400 people, scattered across the globe, …

This $2 billion startup CEO thinks the biggest problem facing European entrepreneurs today is 'bad advice'

The ecosystem on the continent is booming, but it's still small fry compared to the US scene. Research from GP Bullhound in June 2015 pointed out that Facebook alone is worth twice as much as every single European "unicorn" (a startup worth $1 billion or more) <i>put together</i>.<p>Everyone has their own pet …

Will 2016 be the year virtual reality gaming takes off?

The first wave of VR headsets flopped, but soon the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR will go on sale – and they’re going to be much, much better<p>Virtual reality is coming. 2016 will see the release of the first serious consumer VR headsets for 20 years.<p>In the first quarter of the year, VR …

Virtual Reality

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Technological innovation happens at an exponential rate.<p>Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many …

Best career advice for twenty-somethings

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says there are no straight paths.Brian Snyder/Reuters<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you anymore, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to …

14 Trending Hybrid Desserts You Need to Know About

If you’re the type to agonize over dessert menus for hours, stop what you’re doing and pay attention NOW. Thanks to the new food trends, like piecaken, that blew up the Internet a few weeks ago, hybrid desserts are seriously #trending. Gone are the days of hemming and hawing over cookies or ice …

A man who retired comfortably at age 30 explains how much money he had to save

That was in 2005, right before Mr. Money Mustache's 31st birthday.<p>"This was achieved not through luck or amazing skill," he emphasized to Farnoosh Torabi on episode 38 of "So Money," her personal finance podcast. "But simply by living a lifestyle about 50% less expensive than most of our peers and …

A Silicon Valley investor explained why he really likes European founders

SoftTech only invests in founders that have based their businesses in Silicon Valley or New York so when McLoughlin encounters a European founder he's automatically drawn to them.<p>"European founders are great," he told Business Insider at TechCrunch Disrupt in London. "We have a tonne of really …