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In New York, A Day’s Work Will Buy An iPhone. In Kiev, It Takes 13 Weeks

Compare your purchasing power in cities around the world, in universal iPhone or Big Mac units.<p>How many hours do you need to work to pay for a new iPhone? If you’re a New Yorker, then you need to toil for 24 hours to pay for a 16GB iPhone 6. But if you work in Kiev, Ukraine, you’ll need to work for …

17 Quirky-Cool Icons of Eyewear: From Peggy Guggenheim to Barbra Streisand

What better way to accessorize a collection “about Italy appreciated through foreigners’ eyes,” as Vogue.com’s Chief Critic <b>Sarah Mower</b> put it, than with OTT eyewear? The subplot of Dolce & Gabbana’s collection—a love letter, of sorts, to Italy’s picture-perfect past—was about vision and the …

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Want Your Kid to Be a Billionaire? Teach Them These 7 Things

If you want your children to be able create great wealth, and to keep from being destroyed by it, then you need to instill in them the right mindset as early as possible.<p>Reality, for good or ill, is highly subjective. The things you're taught and the experiences you have profoundly shape the way …

Winning the War for Talent: The Best Companies Use Training | Inc.com

In the coming decade, we’re going to see an increasing talent shortage. As the baby boomers retire, there simply aren’t enough qualified candidates to replace them. Generation X may have the appropriate amount of experience, but there are far too few of them. Millennials are eager to take the …

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

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How to sleep well on a long flight

Instead of just hoping, here are some strategies you can use — which we found in a helpful Quora thread— to help you get a little shut eye on your next long flight.<p>In other words, try to fly through the night (according to the time zone you're normally in). You're more likely to fall asleep if it's …

Meteor Raises $20M To Build The One JavaScript Stack To Rule Them All

The competitive landscape for app development tool providers keeps getting tighter, with Meteor Development Group raising $20 million for its stack of frameworks and tools for developing web and mobile applications in JavaScript.<p>The round, led by Matrix Partners with investments also coming in from …

Google Adds Traffic Alerts To Maps

Just in time for the hustle-and-bustle of Memorial Day Weekend, Google has added traffic alerts to Google Maps.<p>Google has shown traffic <i>conditions</i> for a while now, but this update actually brings with it explanations as to why various routes will be faster, alerts for a blockage or traffic jam up …

How a 17-year-old high school dropout got two Silicon Valley bigshots to invest $500,000 in his app

When he was 17, he dropped out of high-school (with his parents' blessing) after he co-founded a New York startup called HomeSwipe with two other co-founders. His business partners are Michael Lisovetsky, now 22 (whose tech career started in middle school) and Dean Soukeras, 43, an experienced …

Guy hoverboards across a Canadian lake and into history

No, this isn't some guerilla marketing campaign for <i>Back to the Future's</i> upcoming pseudo-anniversary. It's a world record-setting flight by Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru aboard a homebrew hoverboard. He recently piloted this prototype nearly 1000 feet across a Quebec lake to set the …

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Lithuania: Europe's Secret Tech Powerhouse?

<i>Edmundas ‘Eddy’ Balcikonis is a co-founder & CEO of TrackDuck startup, which makes simple to use visual feedback tool, ideal for design and web project commenting.</i><p>Lithuania is small. Yet it seems to have one of the most innovative and tech-savvy populations in Europe whose startup ecosystem has …

Net neutrality set to be defended by US regulator

<b>The chairman of the US's communications watchdog is proposing "strong" protections to ensure the principles of net neutrality are upheld.</b><p>In an article in Wired, Tom Wheeler said he intended to place new restrictions on how fixed line and mobile broadband providers handle data.<p>He plans to prevent …

Apple’s new Chinese ad will make you cry whatever language you speak

One of the most interesting things about Apple’s continued expansion into China is going to be watching how it tweaks its marketing to target a country Tim Cook has claimed will soon be Apple’s biggest market.<p>Ahead of Chinese New Year on February 19, Apple has debuted a new ad in China, updating …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

A Scratch-Off Globe to Track Your Travels

Enabled by lotto-ticket technology.<p>With passport stamps approaching extinction thanks to biometric chips, consider this decidedly low-tech way to log your journeys: a scratch-off globe from the folks at Animi Causa. Assemble the flat-packed pieces to make a 3-D world map that's covered in gold …