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The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Work From Anywhere But Home: Startups Emerge To Turn You Into A Globetrotting Digital Nomad

As digital workers freelance from around the world, startups are popping up to offer them housing, advice, and a place to log on.<p>While he was a university student in the Netherlands in 2009, Pieter Levels started an electronic music channel on YouTube that he says became popular enough to pay the …

Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app for iPhone that launched in December to a 700,000-person waitlist, is now available to the general public.<p>Here's why Robinhood is unlike any existing stock market app.<p>For starters, it's …

Fewer Rules Could Mean More Startup Success in the Netherlands

I’ve always found it strange that a startup of just three founders and two employees has the same rules and regulations as a company that has existed for 20 years and has 10,000 employees.<p>In The Netherlands, where I live and where our company was founded, there are many laws solely designed to …

Startups

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The Five Keys To Marketing An Emerging Service Or Product

Anyone with a knack for trading, sufficient startup capital and a tolerance for risk can launch a business venture. But creating consumer demand takes more than personal chutzpah. A company’s ability to create demand is dependent on five key factors, like these right here:<p><b>1. Pedigree</b><p>The education …

Marketing

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Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

Breakfast

Britain faces £200bn oil loss

$50 oil prices could lead to the early decommissioning of North Sea facilities and the loss of 6bn barrels of oil<p>In a stark warning to the Government over the future of the North Sea, one of the oil industry’s leading figures, has warned that 6bn barrels of oil reserves – a third of what remains …

Waitrose scraps free tea and coffee for cafe table-hoggers

Waitrose is scrapping a free-for-all which allowed loyalty card holders to drink free tea and coffee while sitting in its cafes – even if they had bought nothing else.<p>The supermarket group said the move was not a cost-saving exercise but instead was a reminder to its myWaitrose card holders of the …

Coffee

Deliciously Ella: I want to get people excited about veg

A change of diet rescued Ella Woodward from a dangerous illness. Meet one of our food columnists: the 23-year-old who is converting the world to healthy eating<p>It’s becoming hard to match the gravity of Ella Woodward’s words with the cheerful way she delivers them. “I couldn’t have guaranteed to …

Healthy Eating

If oil drops below $30 a barrel, brace for a global recession

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—The price of oil is about $17 a barrel away from signaling that a global recession is inevitable, according to a new …

The One Thing You Never Noticed In "Friends" Solves A Giant Plot Hole

We're sorry we ever doubted you, Friends. H/T Bustle.

TV shows

Theresa May’s new FGM reporting rules ‘will stop families seeking help’

Plans by the home secretary, Theresa May, to force health professionals to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police are unlikely to lower the extent of abuse and risk dissuading families from seeking medical help, according to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child …

Female Genital Mutilation

George Clooney's Thank-You Speech To His Wife Made Women Everywhere Swoon

During Clooney's acceptance speech, he made sure to thank his new bride, Amal, and it was swoon-worthy.<p>"I've had a pretty good year myself," Clooney said. "Listen, it's humbling to find somebody to love, especially when you've been waiting your whole life, especially when your whole life is 53 …

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's best jokes at the Golden Globes

The George Clooney gag<p>“George Clooney married Amal Almuddin this year. Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case; was an adviser to Kofi Annan regarding Syria; and was selected for a three-person UN commission investigating rules of war violations in the Gaza Strip. So tonight … …

Golden Globes

Golden Globes 2015: 'The British women are coming'

Ruth Wilson and Downton's Joanne Froggatt scoop top TV acting awards at the Golden Globes<p>The British are coming. As <b>Eddie Redmayne</b> scooped the Best Actor prize in the film categories, actresses <b>Joanne Froggatt</b> and <b>Ruth Wilson</b> upset the odds and beat off big names to win illustrious gongs for their …

Standard Chartered Is Closing Its Equities Business Globally

Standard Chartered Group Chief Executive Peter Sands speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong March 13, 2013.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu<p>HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered chief executive Peter Sands moved aggressively on Thursday to reverse the Asia-focused lender's fortunes by closing the bulk of …

Smoked haddock and leek chowder recipe

Speedy weeknight suppers: This creamy haddock soup is the perfect winter dinner<p>Smoky and creamy, this soup warms you from the inside out on cold wintry days. It works well as either a starter or main course. If you prefer a smooth consistency you can blend the soup before replacing the flaked …

Saudi Oil Minister Says Russia Doesn't 'Deserve Market Share'

What's interesting though is Naimi's <i>rationale</i> for not caring. Basically, he told MEES, the Saudis can <i>afford</i> not to care about the low price of oil.<p>The Russians, by contrast, cannot afford it because they are inefficient producers who can't stop pumping even if they wanted to. Low prices are …

How I Manage My Stock Portfolio

If you're wondering what to do in the current stock markets you are definitely not alone. I myself have certainly wondering what to do in the current volatile times. In this piece I would like to discuss what I have done, the reasons I have done what I have done, and how I see the future going …

Opec's 50-year dominance over global oil market is over, says former cartel head

The domination of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) over the global energy market has come to an end, according to a former …

Bank Of England Could Hike Interest Rates In 2015, Should You Worry?

In 2015, the Bank of England could do something that it has refused to do over 70 times in succession, in a decision that would impact on millions of …

Saudi Arabia says won't cut oil output even if non-OPEC nations do | Reuters

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world’s top petroleum exporter plans to ride out the market’s biggest slump in years.<p>Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Two Gorgeous Boozy Gifts That Are Way More Exciting Than Wine

<i>Welcome to the ELLE.com HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. Check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni necklaces or potpourri in sight).</i><p>With almost nightly parties (office party, …

Top 10 restaurants in Singapore

Go back a few decades in Singapore’s culinary history and the only praiseworthy things were its well-known street food, a handful of upmarket hotel restaurants and Les Amis, the city-state’s first independent, high-quality French restaurant. Today, while its street food is still widely known, most …

Saudi Arabia Can't Afford To Have Oil Prices This Low For Very Long

In a new note, RBC Capital Markets analyst Helima Croft takes a look at both the fiscal and external breakeven crude-oil prices for countries across the Middle East.<p>Fiscal breakeven is the price required for countries to balance their budgets, while the external price is what is needed for a …

Brand And Marketing Trends for 2015

It’s been said that there are three kinds of marketers and how they deal with trends: Those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened. So, for smart marketers who want to fall into that second group, paying attention to what looms ahead is the wisest move they …