Omari Pooser-Bennett

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The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

A Dozen Lessons about Minimum Viable Products

• <b>“It’s only cheap to build 2-3 person companies with sweat equity. The minute you start paying engineers you will realize it is quite expensive.” Bill</b> …

Product Management

How to Fix Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

Image source: Getty Images.<p>When you apply for a mortgage, the most important factor banks examine is almost always your credit score. That's why, as you head into the home-buying process, it's important to know your score and take some simple steps to raise it.<p>It's not actually that hard for most …

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a developer named Basel Farag. In "Please Don't Learn to Code," the author makes a compelling case as to why courses and bootcamps for everyday people to learn …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Teen founder Erik Finman: 'I will never send my kids to school'

A teenage entrepreneur who earned more than $100,000 as one of the early adopters of bitcoin and has since launched his own startup has told young …

How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

Nas review – rapper takes nostalgic tour through hip-hop perfection

<b>O2 Academy, Glasgow</b><p>Tracks are more invoked than performed as the rapper revisits his influential album Illmatic, two decades on<p>Nas’s 1994 debut album, Illmatic – a gritty document of Queens, New York, in the pits of a crack epidemic, characterised by complex rhymes over a haze of vintage funk, …

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

The Plastc all-in-one payment card could eat Coin's breakfast

Payments are tricky. Square, PayPal and others are still working on getting you to pay with your phone. Google Wallet and Apple Pay have and will try to get NFC to finally take off. Meanwhile, Chip and PIN cards are coming to the United States. Yeah, payments are more than tricky, it’s a mess.<p>The …

Google Maps Lets You Add Missing Places

Google is now letting users add missing places and points-of-interest to Maps directly from within the mobile apps.<p>To access the feature, you simply tap anywhere on a map, and bring up the full details of the address. Hit the ‘Add a Missing Place’ link, and you’ll be able to complete Place Name, …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

6 Ways To Network More Effectively

Networking may not be all that thrilling. In fact, it can sometimes be downright boring – or terrifying if you don’t exactly enjoy meeting complete strangers at stuffy events. Unfortunately, networking is a big deal. How else can you expect to meet people who can help your business by either …

Things You Never Knew About Carnival

I spoke to Ishmahil Blagrove about the history of London's best street party.<p><i>Doctor Rat was a former leader of the notorious Renegades, one of the oldest steel bands in Trinidad. He came to England and helped to establish a chapter of the band alongside his long-time associate Darcus Howe. 1977.</i> …

Why Americans Just Won't Take Time Off

According to a recent study, 40 percent of workers aren't taking their vacation time.<p><i>This story first appeared on the Huffington Post.</i><p>American workers are too scared to go on vacation.<p>About 40 percent of us don't plan on using all of our paid time off this year, according to a new survey released …

The 25 Most Enjoyable Companies To Work For

And they want their workplaces to be fun, not miserably stressful, given how many hours of their lives they will spend there.<p>To that end, job hunting site Glassdoor.com sifted through its enormous database of employee reviews to come up with its 2014 list of the 25 companies that employees say have …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

5 Signs You're in the Wrong Profession

Just because you have a degree in something, it doesn't mean it's what you're meant to do.<p>Having a certain degree or job title or being in a specific industry for several years (or even decades) doesn't mean you're stuck there. More and more people are having multiple careers these days, and it's …

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Kids

Troy Ave - My Grind (Official Music Video)

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Long-Delayed Connected Device Tile Finally Starts Shipping

The Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, which last summer raised $2.6 million via crowdfunding, has finally begun shipping, the company now claims. Early backers may be a bit skeptical, given the delays the company experienced since raising a significant round of funding many months …

Bill Gates: It’s OK If Half Of Silicon Valley Startups Are “Silly”

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates doesn’t worry that Silicon Valley is the home of billion-dollar texting apps and farming games. “Innovation in California is at its absolute peak right now. Sure, half of the companies are silly, and you know two-thirds of them are going to go bankrupt, but the dozen or …

Google removes underlined links, says goodbye to 1996

Google started life as a research project in 1996 to crawl the internet and create a search engine. 18 years later, Google is now removing the last of the design left over from that era. Starting today, the '90s-style underlined links are being removed from Google search results. It truly marks the …

mSpy launches a smartphone that makes it easy to spy on someone you know

The National Security Agency would love this smartphone. The mSpy smartphone lets you track the mobile phone activity of someone you know, without making them aware you are doing so, so long as the person’s smartphone has mSpy software on it.<p>You can’t just track the activity of anybody around you. …

Leaked Snowden documents detail NSA's plans for 'millions' of malware attacks

Over the past months, leaked documents from the NSA, GCHQ, and other agencies have shed light on efforts to dramatically scale the process of putting malware on targets' computers. At <i>The Intercept</i>, Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Gallagher have published more details about how these programs work, and …

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

Sebuh Honarchian, a developer from Los Angeles, showed up at the South By Southwest Interactive trade show in Austin, Texas on Saturday because he heard there would be a Bitcoin ATM and he needed to pay rent. He found the machine in a corner of the trade floor, flashed it a QR code on his phone, …

Native American tribes adopt Bitcoin-like currency, prepare to battle US government

MazaCoin could be what the Lakota people need to boost them out of longstanding poverty, but is it legal?<p>The programmer and Native American activist Payu Harris raised a gavel Monday night and vigorously banged the bell to open trading at The Bitcoin Center, a meeting space for virtual currency …