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The 30 best comic book artists of 2017

Skottie Young<p>There’s a psychotic gleefulness throughout all of Skottie Young’s work that pairs quiet lovingly with Gert in I Hate Fairyland, and this …

Graphic Novels

The beginner's guide to getting your side hustle off the ground

You've probably heard hundreds of stories about your cousin's boyfriend's sister making thousands on a side hustle and <i>finally</i> buying her dream condo …

Small Business

Blog Income

Tweet<p>Pin17<p>Share1<p>Flip<p>+1<p>18 Shares<p>Somewhat Passive Income – Blogging<p>Blogging isn’t very passive for me at this point. I spend 20-30 hours per week …

India: Investors Are Betting On a Hot Economy

Among the best performing areas of the emerging markets, India country-specific exchange traded funds have made a drastic surge since the start of the new year.<p>Specifically, the India ETFs that focus on small capitalization stocks have been among the best performers in the emerging markets category …

If all the economic figures are so good, why do we feel so bad? | Torsten Bell

Britain is booming, but people voted for Brexit because they haven’t seen any of the benefits<p>The living standards story of last year was record employment, a higher minimum wage and the strongest income growth for a decade. Britain’s never had it so moderately OK. What’s more, inequality was either …

Economics

The Cost of Buying a McDonald's Franchise (MCD) | Investopedia

Eighty percent of McDonald’s Corp.'s (NYSE: MCD) 36,000 restaurants are franchise operations, according the company, meaning that many entrepreneurs …

McDonald's

How To Make Money with Amazon Native Shopping Ads

Have you been considering to replace AdSense with something which pays you more? Are you tired of low paying advertisement & earning less from your …

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Here's how you can use the recent stock market crash to create wealth

Globally, stock markets have been sliding to multi-year lows as the fear of recession grips the investor community. Since China and the US are big …

Stock Markets

'I need £1,000 a month from my £400,000 pot - how can I do it?'

<i>Can you help? I have an amount of £400,000 and I need it to pay a monthly amount of £1,000. What would be my best choice to get this return?</i> <b>NR, via email</b><p>If £1,000 of monthly income is your priority, it may seem you could achieve this without taking any investment risk – a definite luxury given the …

Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process as an Act of Drawing

In its own way, "Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process as an Act of Drawing" is just as much a piece of educational performance art as it is an exhibition. A group of acclaimed designers will take turns producing works at a pop-up design studio, within the Lab gallery at NYC's …

7 Lies They Told You About Making Money Online

We hear a lot of things about the Internet in today’s world. Whether it’s your friend or sibling showing you a funny video or your uncle telling you …

Small Business

Articles about renovated garage ultimate modern party space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>With a little faith and a lot of …

Satya Nadella explains how Microsoft can beat the shrinking PC market

Windows OEM revenue, or the cash it generates by selling the Windows operating system wholesale to PC manufacturers, was down 5% in constant currency from the previous quarter.<p>That 5% dip is better than the overall drop in the slowing PC market over the same time period, Microsoft says, but that's …

Man Transforms Abandoned 700-Year-Old Sandstone Cave into a Luxurious Home

If living in a cave has never appealed to you, The Rockhouse Retreat might make you change your tune. Located in rural Worcestershire, England, this unique locale is built into a Triassic sandstone escarpment near the Wyre Forest. As a residence, it has a long history–the cave was occupied for over …

How Mattress Startup Tuft & Needle Said No To VC Money, Borrowed $500K And Opened Its First Store

When JT Marino and Daehee Park quit their engineering jobs in 2012 to start popular mattress maker Tuft & Needle, they kicked in just $3,000 each. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that when they open their first store today, in San Francisco’s design district, they’ll do it without the …

Startups

The Toilet of Tomorrow Will Do More Than Flush Waste

It will help modernize old or inadequate city sewage systems that harm public health—especially in developing countries.<p>When we think about the most dire threats to our planet, poor sanitation rarely tops the list. And yet it’s a significant (and in some cases immediate) contributor to sickness and …

Investing In Real Estate For Retirement Income

Is real estate a good way to generate strong returns for retirement? Absolutely. Having a reasonably steady, and a mostly predictable, income stream is the Holy Grail for retirees. This is why investors love real estate.<p>You’ve heard it time and time again: Cash Is King. It’s most certainly a …

Real Estate