Rachelle Palmer

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Want to raise empowered women? Start in middle school.

When my girlfriends and I share stories about our first jobs, we shake our heads at our meekness. Susan recalls her boss at a company in Paris. “She would fly off the handle at the smallest things, screaming, ‘Vous êtes nul!’ — ‘You are nothing!’ ” Susan would retreat to the bathroom to cry. “I was …

Parenting

The United Arab Emirates wants to build a city on Mars

Look out, Elon Musk<p>A little more than 40 years ago, Dubai was a tiny pearl-fishing village lined with dirt roads. Now it's the largest and most futuristic city in the world, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From manmade, palm tree-shaped archipelagos to jetpack-wearing firefighters and …

United Arab Emirates

Is This the Most Luxurious Modernist Residence Ever Created?

From the luxury-inclined minds of Ström Architects comes a new brand ethos for the potential of contemporary residential architecture. Inspired by the design quality and workmanship of Superyachts, the firm aims to create an extraordinary collection of Superhouses in secret locations around the …

Architecture

10 Untranslatable Words to Describe Love in Other Languages

The feeling of falling in love can be hard to put into words, but there are plenty of languages that describe the phenomenon a whole lot better than …

Pop Culture

8 Insta-Worthy Color Trends Even Colorphobes Will Love

It's never been easier to add a little color to your space.<p>Now that we've finally settled into 2017, it's time to take stock of a few wow-worthy …

Your Dog Is Judging You

New research from the journal <i>Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews</i> shows that dogs can utilize morality to base their relationships and reactions …

18 Destructive Habits Holding You Back From Success

Rarely is one thing we do more consequential than what we do habitually.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Habits are the foundation of our everyday lives. We build our daily practices, and eventually our habits and routines shape us.<p>We either build good habits that …

Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

Grand Canyon

Food Puzzles for Cats Helps You Find and Build Kitty Brainteasers

Cats who work for their food seem to be happier and healthier, so stuffing food into a toy isn’t just a hobby for you. It’s a way to reduce your …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

These Majestic Photos Capture a Disappearing Way of Life

In 2001, California-based photographer Oliver Klink embarked on a project to document the disappearing traditions and customs across Asia as …

20 Sweet Tips for Your Teenage Girl’s Bedroom

One fun aspect of raising children is getting to exercise your own inner child while you decorate their bedrooms. So when they’ve outgrown the …

Home Decorating

A US-born NASA scientist was detained at the border until he unlocked his phone

Two weeks ago, Sidd Bikkannavar flew back into the United States after spending a few weeks abroad in South America. An employee of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Bikkannavar had been on a personal trip, pursuing his hobby of racing solar-powered cars. He had recently joined a Chilean …

French man wants $48 million from Uber for allegedly breaking up his marriage

A French businessman from Côte d’Azur has sued Uber, asking for no less €45 million in damages, or around US$48 million. The reason is mildly …

License Plates

Google has been asked to take down over a million websites

After years spent attempting to clean the internet's murky waters, Google's latest transparency report reveals it has now received takedown requests for over a million different sites. With its individual URL removal request count now reaching the billions, these new figures suggest that pirates …

Snapchat's first investor explains why the app is so confusing to use

One of the longstanding criticisms of Snapchat is that the app is confusing and not very intuitive to use.<p>Snapchat's parent company, Snap Inc., even went so far as to include a guide on how to use the app in its public offering paperwork with the SEC.<p>The reason Snapchat can feel hard to understand …

Social Media

Inside Turkey's cat village - with kitty playgrounds, villas and feline-friendly hammocks

A cat village has been set up in Antalya, Turkey, with villa-style houses, hammocks and playgrounds designed exclusively for approximately 100 street cats.<p>The village was built by the founder of the Street Animals Protection Association, Mehmet Orhan, his wife Müjgan and volunteers in the …

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

10 Tips For Traveling With One Backpack

<b>Authored by Andrew McGuire</b><p>Traveling with one backpack is a skill to be learned and perfected. Even the most seasoned travelers fight the urge to over …

Backpacking

Whatever You’re Looking For, Varanasi Is The Ultimate Travel Destination

When it comes to the country's most favourite travel destinations, the discussion doesn't get beyond the likes of mountains or beaches. But …

Asia Travel

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

31 Perfect Looks To Copy This January

I probably said this last year, too, but my 2017 resolution is to put a <i>little</i> more effort into getting dressed every morning. Too easy is it to fall …

The 15 Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Will Need in 2017

We're halfway through the year, which means if you haven't already given your wardrobe a hard refresh, you're probably thinking about investing in a few new things to wear when...

The 7 Most Exciting New Airline Routes Coming in 2017

Although not every traveler may abide by the phrase “to infinity and beyond,” it seems like airlines are increasingly keen on going further than ever …

Air Travel

9 predictions for AI in 2017

AI has been hot in 2016, and it’s not cooling off anytime soon. The investments, acquisitions, trials, reorganizations and breakthroughs of the past year have set the AI industry up to have tremendous impact over the next twelve months. Here are nine predictions to watch for in 2017:<p>1. We’ll end …

Artificial Intelligence

Want a Job at a Startup In 2017? Don't Miss This 'Secret' List of the Hottest Ones | Inc.com

Andy Rachleff also is a former venture capitalist and president and CEO of Wealthfront, a successful investment management company in the Valley. He also teaches technology entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and when his students ask for advice on which startup to work …

Startups

Ten Signs Your Boss Is Failing At Their Job

New managers are typically tossed into the deep end of the pool and told to swim. Most organizations do not prepare managers well for their first supervisory roles.<p>The time-management aspect of a management job alone is a challenge for most people.<p>When you step into your first management job, there …

Employment

12 CEOs Share Their Predictions For 2017

We asked a group of CEOs from diverse industries what they expect—and hope—to see change in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about their expectations for 2017, from challenges they may face to how the election outcome might help …

17 ways politics could change in 2017

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> 2016 was the year where one political controversy or another was always around the corner. But 2017 promises to be just as unpredictable.<p>For most of 2016, Donald Trump had only his own personal credibility in his hands as he campaigned for the presidency. Now that he has the …

Great Depression

9 shows to get excited about in 2017

There will soon be more shows to add to your must-watch list.<p>From book adaptations (<i>Lemony Snicket</i> and <i>Big Little Lies)</i> to new superhero stories, 2017 …

Entertainment