Nick Pinneo

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'I Want To Be A Teen Entrepreneur But The Government Won't Let Me'

In January, Harry Johnson decided to jump on a plane to San Francisco to pursue his start-up dreams. It's a narrative we hear often in the Australian …

China’s massive state company layoffs could triple to 6 million people

On Monday, China’s minister of human resources Yin Weimin announced some bad news. To meet the demands of China’s nationwide economic restructuring, 1.8 million workers at state-affiliated coal and steel companies would lose their jobs, one of the largest single layoffs in history.<p>But that might …

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JP MORGAN: US recession risk is growing

Unemployment fell to just 4.9%, the first time it has started with a four-handle since February 2008, while average hourly workings rose by 0.5%, leaving the annual acceleration at 2.5%, ahead of expectations.<p>It was another bumper result.<p>However, while the official labor market data continues to …

Stocks erase losses on lower Fed rate-hike expectations

U.S. stocks pared sharp opening losses to finish nearly unchanged on Monday, breaking the weeks-long correlation with oil prices.<p>The main indexes …

A Trump-free debate reveals a Republican party trying to be as nuts as he is

Absent the loudest mouth and the wildest ideas, could the final Republican presidential debate before voting begins offer some redemption for what has been largely a race to the bottom?<p>In a way, yes, as the remaining candidates reminded voters in Iowa and New Hampshire that they all once shared a …

Monopoly Money Sculptures Combine Consumerism with Creativity

Yuken Teruya turns currency into miniature plants.<p><i>Yuken Teruya, Monopoly 2 (detail), 2015-16, mixed media 49 x 49 x 9 cm, 19.3 x 19.3 x 3.5 in approx. Courtesy Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London. Copyright the artist</i><p>The practical objects that litter our lives are the basis for New York-based …

Check out the states with the most dry counties — as if Prohibition never ended

<b>(Leszek Czerwonka via Shutterstock)</b><p>It remains to be seen whether dry counties become good predictors of places it will be difficult to legalize pot<p>Phillip Smith<p>January 27, 2016 11:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you think alcohol Prohibition ended with its repeal in 1933, …

Mexico is having the grown-up conversation about marijuana that every country should have

Mexican lawmakers this week launched a national debate on a topic that officials around the world have been struggling to address: marijuana legalization.<p>Over the next three weeks, the Mexican Congress is holding a series of public hearings (link in Spanish) on whether and how to regulate …

18 Genius Beauty Hacks Every Lazy Girl Needs for the Holidays

For the girl who doesn't know how to wear makeup — or just doesn't want to take the time to put it on.<p>If you’re reading this, you either (1) don’t know how to wear makeup or (2) are too lazy to care, but either way, you still want to look extra special for your upcoming holiday party. These …