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An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

'Ridiculous and amazing' Slack messaging app keeps human users in mind

Slack Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Stewart Butterfield has a theory about why Albert Einstein achieved mainstream popularity while a fellow genius, Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel, didn't.<p>It's the same reason he thinks his San Francisco's company's real-time messaging software, Slack, has …

Elite college cancels speech by self-proclaimed anti-feminist who wrote 'Why men won't marry you'

"There was a time when wives took care of their husbands as they expected their husbands to take care of them."<p>Those opinions ran in a piece called "Why men won't marry you," where Venker, a self-described "anti-feminist," wrote a missive explaining why women are supposedly having such a hard time …

Feminism

Google-backed startup Magic Leap could be raising $1 billion in funding — one of the biggest deals ever

According to that report, such a deal would value Magic Leap at $4.5 billion. South Florida Business Journal is Magic Leap's hometown newspaper of record, theoretically placing it close to the source.<p>The only other tech companies to ever raise $1 billion in a single round were Uber, which managed …

Augmented Reality
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We're Closer Than Ever to Building the Bionic Human | Women's Health

Plus, it gives users more mobility than non-robotic prosthetics ever could. The knee tension is variable, so people can walk, jog, and run at various speeds. They can also stand without having to lock the device and can even walk backward, none of which are possible with traditional above-the-knee …

Prince launches official Instagram account, a.k.a. Princestagram

Prince has a complicated relationship with the Internet. In just a few years, he’s gone from declaring the Internet “completely over” to becoming a …

Israeli Health Tech Is Heating Up With A Wave Of Interest From Abroad

Dennis Mitzner Contributor<p>Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups and technology trends.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Magic Leap goes to Finland in pursuit of Nordic VR and AR talent<br>• Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak bets big on emergency app Reporty<p>Israel’s many health …

Digital Health

xCraft drone maker wins an investment from Shark Tank celebrity investors

The celebrity investors on <i>Shark Tank</i> have unanimously agreed to invest money into drone maker xCraft.<p>Charles Manning and founder JD Claridge made a successful pitch on the popular ABC television show, raising money for a drone that can take off like a helicopter and move forward like an aircraft. …

Kim Kardashian West Warned by FDA Over Promoting Morning Sickness Drug

Kim Kardashian West has been the unfortunate recipient of a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration.<p>On Tuesday, a letter from the FDA …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

The 1-Month Bridal Bootcamp Workout

You don't have to be engaged to reap the benefits<p>We tapped Danielle Hopkins, Equinox Instructor and Group Fitness Manager, for her no-fail, month-long full body bootcamp, designed for brides-to-be, their well-dressed guests or anyone looking to amp it up before a big event this summer. Here, her …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation

"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."<p>Recently I stood in front of my class, observing an all-too-familiar scene. Most of my students were covertly—or so they thought—pecking away at their smartphones under their …

If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich?

Oculus's backers could have had a 145x return on their donation. Here's why that never would have happened<p>The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached. Those donors weren’t looking for a payout; they wanted to support something they believed in, …

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This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Apps

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …