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Brazilian startup Creditas is revolutionizing credit in the world’s third largest lending market

After 12 years working for banks and consulting firms on the digital transformation of financial services, Creditas founder Sergio Furio finally found a problem he felt he could build a business around.<p>Over dinner with his Brazilian wife in their New York apartment one night in 2011, she casually …

Loans

Descript gets $5M to make sound editing like a Word document

Right before jumping on the phone Friday afternoon, Andrew Mason, who then ran a walking tour startup called Detour and ran Groupon, was hand-correcting a transcription of a speech by John F. Kennedy — which was transcribed by some new software he and his team built in-house.<p>But Descript, Mason’s …

Google Docs

Giving Someone a Trip? Check out These Free Plane Ticket Templates

By the time you’ve gone to the trouble to plan an amazing trip for someone, you probably don’t want to spend even more time figuring out how to …

Travel

Ex-Uber data chief Kevin Novak joins LA-based startup Tala in big win for LA ecosystem

In a huge win for the early-stage financial services startup Tala (and for the Los Angeles tech ecosystem), Uber‘s former data chief, Kevin Novak, has agreed to join the company as its chief data officer.<p>Novak’s achievements at Uber can’t be overstated. He was the inventor of dynamic pricing, …

Financial Services

Science Says This Playlist is a Must-Listen While Tripping on Mushrooms

If you’ve been filling your psychedelics playlist with stoner EDM or ‘70s rock, you are probably depriving yourself of a better trip.<p>While the health …

In spirit of #GivingTuesday, admission to Science World will be by donation on November 28

The money will go toward the museum's after-school program, which offers activities and field trips to underserved youth.

This invention kit is on sale and can turn almost anything into a touchpad or video game controller

Have you ever seen the experiment that uses an orange to conduct electricity and think "man, I wish I could use fruit to control objects in my life," …

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Serious Scribes: The 9 Best Tactical Pens for Self Defense and Survival

<b>* A smart and discreet way to help you stay safe</b><b><br>* Portable flashlights, glass breakers and more</b><b><br>* Choose one that best suits your needs</b><p>There’s a whole …

Self Defense

The first English translation of ‘The Odyssey’ by a woman was worth the wait

Attempting a new translation of "The Odyssey" is like directing "Hamlet." Much of your audience knows the work well, and they take their seats with entrenched expectations and the intonations of favorite performances reverberating in their heads. At the same time, though, you will have audience …

Literature

The 5 Best Hiking Boots You Can Wear Everywhere This Winter

In case you missed it, hiking shoes are having quite a moment, and there are more ways to get in on the trend than ever before.<p>If you’re looking to …

Shoes

This Map Shows Every Country’s Most Recommended Tourist Destinations

Despite some questionable choices, the map is pretty legit.<p>Voucher Cloud, a money-saving app that provides discount codes on travel and deals, …

Westminster Abbey

Microsoft is building a new version of Skype for tutors and consultants

Microsoft is prepping to preview Skype Professional Account, which will make it easier for people who provide training, tutoring, consulting and counseling sessions via video chat to run their services – for free.<p>The new version will include tools to schedule sessions, add notes for individual …

This Refreshing Raindrop Cake Is Made With Your Favorite La Croix

You've probably seen raindrop cakes on your Instagram feed, but have you tried one featuring all the fruity goodness of grapefruit? Not only is this raindrop cake captivating to look at, but it's made with everyone's favorite fizzy drink: grapefruit La Croix. Get ready for a refreshing and light …

Dessert

Same Vegetables, New Flavors

How traditional do you want your Thanksgiving meal to be? It’s a good question to ask when planning a menu. The original New World Thanksgiving dinner — a several-days-long feast — was lavish, but it is likely that green vegetables were not abundant.<p>Gourds, melons, pumpkins and squashes were the …

Recipes

Evolve Foundation launches a $100 million fund to find startups working to relieve human suffering

It seems there’s nothing but bad news out there lately, but here’s some good news — the nonprofit Evolve Foundation has raised $100 million for a new fund called the Conscious Accelerator to combat loneliness, purposelessness, fear and anger spreading throughout the world though …

Social Media

Students look to college abroad for cheaper tuition

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For 18-year-old Liza Miezejeski, choosing the right college meant balancing her desire for …

College & University

All the Stores You Probably Didn’t Realize Do Free Tailoring

From Lululemon to Uniqlo.<p>As a short person, I have to admit I was pretty psyched when the undone hem trend came around. That’s because every single pair of pants I’ve bought in the last 15 to 20 years have been too long on me; no matter how much I <i>think</i> I’ll go get them hemmed, I really never do.<p>But …

Clothing

13 Incredible Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn at High School

Science just gets better.<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Tonight is a new dating app optimized for real dates

When Whim launched two years ago, it was based on a straightforward idea: What if a dating app was focused on enabling real dates, rather than chatting?<p>Of course, plenty of actual dates happen as a result of Tinder and its imitators, but it can take a lot of awkward messaging to get there. Whim …

Apps

Lima’s Barranco District: Is This the World's Most Colorful Neighborhood?

Barranco is Lima’s hidden gem along the Pacific Coast. Filled with bright and colorful buildings and an abundance of street art, it just might be the …

Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U

Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who changed the world alongside Steve Jobs, has today announced the launch of Woz U.<p>According to the release, Woz U will start as an online learning platform focused on both students and companies that will eventually hire those students. Woz U is based out of …

woz

This Is How Online Dating Has Changed The Very Fabric of Society

The effects are significant.<p>Digital match-making services have done more than just change how we find our perfect squeeze; they're changing the …

How To Make AI The Best Thing To Happen To Us

Many leading AI researchers think that in a matter of decades, artificial intelligence will be able to do not merely some of our jobs, but all of our jobs, forever transforming life on Earth.<p>The reason that many dismiss this as science fiction is that we've traditionally thought of intelligence as …

Working Geek: 9 technology execs share their favorite apps and software tools

Slack, Evernote, Microsoft Office, Google Suite.<p>Those are a few of the most popular apps that the busy executives featured in our Working Geek series …

Apps

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says This Quality Is Most Important for Leaders (It's Not What You Think)

It was a tough lesson to learn.<p>Satya Nadella knows how to rise to a challenge. In 2014, he became CEO of Microsoft, a company that at the time was struggling with its legacy as a personal computer company in the post-PC age. It was also struggling with bureaucracy and the failures of its previous …

Satya Nadella

Good cheeses that everybody — even nondairy folks — can eat

There's a revolution happening in the cheese world, and it doesn't have anything to do with dairy.<p>For decades, vegan cheese has had a bad rap. It was well deserved. Rubbery and often with an aftertaste compared to pencil erasers or Play-Doh, the plant-based varieties just did not stand up to the …

These 10 Universities Produce the Most Millionaires

When prospective high school students consider which university to continue their education, one factor they may take into account is earnings …

Even Educators Believe Common Myths About Learning, Study Shows

Considering the popularity of brain teasers and brain-training apps, you'd think that people would know quite a bit could about the brain's role in …

Loftium will help you buy a house if you agree to Airbnb a bedroom and split the profits

Laura Coe never expected to buy a house before she was 30. The 29-year-old Microsoft finance manager has been renting in Seattle since she moved here …

Real Estate