Adrian Lumley

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This Entrepreneur Lets His Employees Work Wherever They Want

He runs a hotel booking app. His staff could be anywhere right now. So could he.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Office life is so passé.<p>Putting a bunch of people being in an artificial environment and making them pretend to get …

Why Pope Francis won’t tolerate income inequality in America

Pope Francis has famously described the unrestrained pursuit of profit as “the dung of the devil’;” “a new tyranny” He also noted that, money must …

Modern Woman: Mercedes Edison

Photography and Interview by Lauren Engel <br>check out all “Modern Woman” Series “I just wish to make the best of myself, and be happy and successful in …

Men's happiness in later life is determined by the age of 27

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh find that if you're not on the path to happiness by the time you're 27, you're unlikely to get there at all<p>Men who fail to reach their early career goals by the age of 27 may experience a reduced sense of well-being and happiness in later life, new …

With 'Stereotypes,' A Duo Raised On Hip-Hop And Classical Has It Both Ways

Kevin Sylvester says that when most people see a 6-foot-2-inch, 260-pound black man, they don't expect him to also be a classically trained violinist. A recent exchange with a woman in an elevator, when he happened to have his instrument with him in its case, drove that point home.<p>"She's like, …

Piano

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos4 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Boost Your Testosterone with This Juice Bar Shot

The kind of shot we’re talking about is a little harder to come by but stands to do much more for you in the bedroom. It’s called shilajit.<p>This …

Wellness

Warren Buffett nailed why poverty in America 'does not make sense.'

While describing the high level of poverty in the U.S. — the richest nation on earth — Warren Buffett used seven simple words to perfectly articulate …

Income Inequality

The 261 HP VW GTI Clubsport Might Be the Ultimate Front-Drive Hot Hatch

And it actually makes 286 HP... from time to time.<p>The thing about the GTI is that it's a really damn good car. If you needed one car to haul your family, drive to work, go to an autocross, take to a trackday, go on a road trip, and do a Costco run, the GTI is basically perfect.<p>And while the GTI is …

How the Hell Does This Ratty E34 BMW Run Away From a Bugatti Veyron?

We seriously have no idea. Watch for yourself.<p>We're presenting this largely without context, because frankly we have none, aside from what you see: A Bugatti Veyron, that 1,001-hp hypercar that basically ends all conversations about fast, powerful super-machines, lined up against . . . an old BMW …

History Teacher Denies Native American Genocide, Native Student Disagrees, Gets Expelled

A Native American student at Cal State Sacramento University was told by her history teacher that there was no genocide against the indigenous …

Microsoft releases free computer science curriculum for new developers | On MSFT

It may be surprising to some, but many people are only interested in computers as a consumption device rather than a tool; for example preferring to …

America is for the rich: How we became a nation of “have nots”

Data suggest a majority of Americans believe they’re on the right side of the income gap divide. They are mistaken<p>Hanna Brooks Olsen<p>September 3, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>After the #BlackMonday panic sent westward shockwaves last week, the stock market seems …

Relationship Goals: This couple will amaze you with their amazing transformation

Mnet's 'Produce 48' just dropped a surprise video revealing the rankings from #1-30 of the remaining 30 trainees based on votes tallied as of August …

Music Videos

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

The Most Popular Countries for Sex Tourism

Many countries have become synonymous with sex tourism, whether legal or illegal, and are travel destinations purely for that industry. Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and …

The Raiders paid Trent Richardson $600,000 and then cut him before the season even started

He had just won two national championships at Alabama, earned consensus all-American honors, and rushed for 1,679 yards — good enough for SEC Player of the Year status, too.<p>Yesterday, the Oakland Raiders announced that they had released Richardson, marking the second time in five months that he has …

NFL

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

Minecraft Billionaire on What Money Can and Can't Buy You

Being rich is not all it's cracked up to be, as the newly minted billionaire Markus Persson found out. What having lots of money really gets you--and why it might be just as important as happiness.<p>As we start the week holding our stomachs, worried about whether our 401(k) plans are safe from these …

The Fastest Growing Group in the U.S. Is Also the Most Invisible

Asian Americans are the fastest growing group in the United States today. Their history in the U.S. is deep-rooted, and spans five centuries. But it's a history that many people don't know that much about.<p>In her sweeping, powerful new book, <i>The Making of Asian America</i>, Dr. Erika Lee, Director of the …

Here's what you need to earn to be in the top 1% in 13 major US cities

The top 1% alone owns a shockingly large portion of the country's wealth: about 40%.<p>To see how you stack up against the wealthiest of the wealthy, The New York Times created an interactive tool that allows you to enter your household income and compare your earnings across 344 zones throughout the …

How much do startup founders pay themselves—and other questions you were too afraid to ask

Startup founders are just like us. They may know how to negotiate term sheets and build unicorns, but when it comes to their own personal finances, billion-dollar valuations be damned—they’re just as lost as we are.<p>An unscientific survey of 133 tech founders show most have nothing stashed away for …

Startups

Confirmed: Startups in New York are overwhelmingly founded by white men

The diversity issues plaguing America’s biggest tech companies often start when they’re founded. Venture capitalists tend to be biased toward white, male entrepreneurs who look the part—which also happens to look a lot like themselves, though sometimes decades earlier.<p>Just how bad is the problem? …

30 Things To Do In Your 20s To Ensure You Succeed In Your 30s

<i>By Brenda Della Casa</i><p>Success means a lot of things to a lot of women. Whether your definition is a corner office, seeing the world, or finding long-term love, the truth is that lasting success stems from a stable, peaceful, and contented self.<p>It's for this reason that we must create a solid …

How to Stop Your Thoughts From Making You Depressed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

At any given moment, we are held hostage by something we seldom acknowledge—our thoughts. The things we think about the breakup of a romantic …

Cognition

Female Viagra? Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex Drug Flibanserin But Were Afraid To Ask

<b>Female Viagra? Everything You Wanted to Know About Flibanserin But Were Afraid To Ask</b><p>I’m a 37-year-old married female with two small children, a full-time job, and not enough hours in the day. Putting my career as a journalist aside, you’re darn straight I have a lot of questions about the new …

The pot industry is being cannibalized by startups

There's already the on-demand delivery startups like Meadow and Eaze which will deliver medical marijuana to your door. Pax has brought Apple-esque simple design to vaporizers.<p>Even the "Birchbox" subscription box model has come to cannabis.<p>The Guild is the incumbent in the market, but a new 500 …

Cannabis

Five tool sets for scaling your freelance business into a full consultancy

More companies are outsourcing their tasks to qualified freelance professionals then ever before, but if you want to scale your freelance business …

Small Business

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain