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How Shyp Sunk: The Rise And Fall Of An On-Demand Startup

The company that hoped to revolutionize shipping is ending operations today–a poster child for a whole era of venture-funded ideas that has come and gone.<p>“It’s quite crazy, in my opinion, how a lot of these companies, they don’t really make money. And they’re able to raises gobs of venture-capital …

Startups

An Inside Look At The Accounts Twitter Has Censored In Countries Around The World

BuzzFeed News has identified more than 1,700 Twitter accounts that have been blocked in at least one country. The list provides an unprecedented glimpse into Twitter's collaboration with national groups and governments — democratic and authoritarian alike — and provides new details about a surge in …

Internet

13 Experts Explain Why Diets Don't Work And What To Do Instead

These experts have two goals: to help people have better relationships with food, and to dismantle the diet-first mindset.<p>But there are registered dietitians whose approach to working with clients doesn't include dieting or weight loss at all. In fact, some of them outright reject it as a way to …

Holistic Medicine

How Kendrick Lamar Became the Defining Hip-Hop Artist of His Generation

“What is a hit record?” Kendrick Lamar asks, reclining on a couch at Milk Studios in Hollywood after his hours-long photo shoot.<p>There’s a certain …

Rap & Hip-Hop

When Waze Won't Help, Palestinians Make Their Own Maps

If you want to drive the 15 or so miles from Jerusalem to the city of Jericho, in the Palestinian Territories, Google Maps will tell you: “Can’t find …

Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs?

Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children’s books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs. The other day I asked Toby why children like robots so much.<p>“Because they work for you,” he …

Artificial Intelligence

Where is all the good affordable furniture?

In the Ikea era, makers and buyers face a disconnect<p>John Humphrey’s family is in the millwork business, assembling cabinets, stairs, and doors—and over every summer growing up in Rhode Island, Humphrey worked with them. That experience led Humphrey to found Greycork, a furniture startup, in 2013. …

Furniture

Top 5 Budget Travel Getaways for 2018 in Europe

The best way to save money when traveling is to keep in mind the following expenses: exchange rates, buying food in groceries stores, staying at SAFE …

7 Tips on how to make travel affordable

We all love traveling and being able to explore the world, but one of the unfortunate realities of travel is its cost. Most of us do not have endless …