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Startups are opening 'co-living' spaces, so you never have to leave home to go to work

BuzzFeed Tech's Nitasha Tiku reports on the rise of co-living spaces. Neuehouse, another co-working space, is exploring a "hotel and extended stay" option, BuzzFeed reports. In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, millennials are paying $4,000 for a month-to-month room rental in communal living spaces like Pure …

4 myths about global aging, debunked

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>You probably know that the world is growing older due to a combination of declining …

Invest In Real Estate For Capital Appreciation, Rental Income, Or Lifestyle?

Despite real estate ranking second to last in my Passive Income Rankings, don’t worry real estate fans, real estate still is my favorite asset class …

The surging dollar is a signal that a colossal financial event is just around the corner

When markets expect that US interest rates will be hiked, it typically strengthens the dollar. That's because people rush to change other currencies into dollars — they can make more money in dollar-denominated investments. The higher demand for the US currency drives its value up.<p>In the past, …

Survey: Young adults do consume news _ in their own way

CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile …

China Says It Will Decide Who the Dalai Lama Shall Be Reincarnated As

AP<p>Hulton Archive/Getty Images<p>Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Michael Ochs Archives—Getty Images<p>Richard Corkery—NY Daily News/Getty Images<p>…

Kremlin Offers No Proof of Putin’s Health a Week Into His Absence

It’s been more than a week since Vladimir Putin last appeared in public, and his press service is struggling to make Russians believe that their …

Pope Francis Says His Tenure May Last Less Than 5 Years

Tony Gentile—AP<p>L'Osservatore Romano/AP<p>Timothy A. Clary—AFP/Getty Images<p>David Goldman—Reuters<p>Matt Rourke—AP<p>Osservatore Romano/AFP/Getty …

Jupiter's Ganymede has underground ocean: One more 'soggy' moon

Astronomers have found the most conclusive evidence yet that a large watery ocean lies beneath the surface of Jupiter's moon Ganymede.<p>With the discovery, Ganymede joins Enceladus and Europa as another moon in the solar system with a confirmed subterranean ocean.<p>"The solar system is now looking like …

Startups Anonymous: 38 Things Every Startup Founder Should Know

[<i>This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are</i> …

37 of the Most Powerful Quotes I Know

A good quote motivates and inspires. These are the quotes I find exceptionally powerful.<p>1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa<p>2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but …

Does The God Particle Decay Into Dark Matter?

The scientists who discovered the Higgs boson, the so-called God Particle, have set their sights on even bigger prey – dark matter.<p>The Atlas and CMS teams at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigating a hypothesis that the Higgs boson itself might decay into the mysterious particles …

How To Make Six Figures A Year And Still Not Feel Rich - $200,000 Edition

Earning Six Figures Is Not Enough To Buy This Home<p>One of the great things about America is freedom. Tired of feeling like death living in Chicago, …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. An escort agency in Barcelona bought a billboard ad right next to Samsung's on the main road into Mobile World Congress.</b> The agency had also been using the official MWC logos for marketing on its website without permission from the trade show's organizers.<p><b>2. Coca-Cola has redesigned all its</b> …

The Mars One plan is totally delusional

Indeed, temperatures around minus 67 degrees Fahrenheit, a near total lack of atmosphere to protect from deadly radiation, and regular violent dust storms lead most experts to believe that a human colony on the red planet in the foreseeable future would be very difficult and extremely expensive.<p>And …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images …

World Population Mapped As Peaks And Valleys

One of our 15 favorite recent data visualizations<p>James Cheshire mapped the world’s population in a new way. Omitting any shorelines or country boundaries, he drew horizontal latitude lines that zigzag upward in black according to the population at that spot, with spikes at major cities colored …

Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness

<i>“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge,”</i> Paul Lockhard recently wrote, <i>“but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.”</i> But what if this mathematical curiosity and desire for beauty were applied to questions that have perplexed scientists and …

George Soros Warns Of Russia Default

Everyone’s favorite target of conspiracy theory, the great mastermind of forex volatility and insider trading, George Soros himself, thinks Russia could default if the West prolongs sanctions.<p>Writing in the February edition of <i>The New York Review of Books</i>, the famed investor says the sanctions …

The world's most famous long-distance hiking routes

1. Appalachian Trail, US – 2,180 miles<p>Two to three million people visit the trail annually but only about 2,000 of them complete its entire length, which takes between five and seven months. It goes through 14 states, along the Appalachian mountain range from Springer Mountain, Georgia, in the …

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language--or at least knowing some basic phrases--is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries where English isn't widely spoken, it's essential to learn some key words and phrases, but even in places with an abundance of English speakers, …

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19 global events worth traveling for in 2015

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

Islamic State 'police official' beheaded in Syria

Islamic State police official reportedly beheaded in Syria – 'for smoking a cigarette'<p>A top figure in Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant's (Isil) self-declared police force, which has carried out beheadings, was himself found decapitated in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said.<p>The man was an …

Eight habitable planets found orbiting distant suns in 'Goldilocks zone'

Astrophysicists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, US, have found eight new planets which could support life<p>Eight new ‘Earths’ which may hold liquid water and could sustain life has been spotted orbiting a distant sun in our galaxy.<p>The new worlds double the number of …

The 10 Tallest New Buildings From Around The World

<i>This story originally appeared on ArchDaily.</i> <b>by Michael Aynsley</b><p><i>The following list, originally published on BuzzBuzzHome, is based on data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the recognized authority on skyscraper height.</i><p>With the number of officially “tall” buildings -- at least 656 …

Watch Bill Gates Test A New Machine That Turns Poop Into Clean Water

According to Gates, at least 2 billion people worldwide don't have access to adequate sanitation, with human waste often polluting the water supply and remaining untreated.<p>The "Omniprocessor" aims to help with this problem. Its development is led by Seattle-based engineering firm Janicki …

Saudi slashes monthly oil prices to Europe; trims U.S., ups Asia

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia made deep cuts to its monthly oil prices for European buyers on Monday, a move some analysts said reflects the kingdom’s deepening defense of market share, although it also hiked prices in Asia from record lows.<p>Shaybah oilfield complex is seen at night in the Rub' …

New cartel emerges in Mexico as government dismantles larger drug gangs | Fox News

A new cartel has emerged in the southern part of the state of Mexico – home to the country’s capital – and has caused worry among federal officials already dealing with widespread violence and corruption stemming from drug traffickers.<p>Calling itself La Empresa (or the Company, in English), this new …

How to improve your memory

Cognitive science has come to a few conclusions about the mechanics of learning.<p>For example, if you’re trying to remember what you read, highlighting …