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22 Instagrams That Are Major Bedroom Decor Goals

If you haven’t already swapped out your thick covers for light and airy, colorful duvets for spring, there’s no time like the present. You might even decide, while Pinning ideas and browsing for new sheets, that you’re headed for an entire bedroom makeover. We’re right there with you. We looked on …

Home Decorating

6SensorLabs raises a $9.2 million Series A to expand its line of food allergy testers

The Nima was the hit of CES 2016. As a tiny gluten tester, it won our Hardware Battlefield and made an impression on the tech press. And the company today is announcing it has raised a $9.2 million round to expand beyond testing just for gluten. The company also announced today that it will rebrand …

15 Colorful Scandinavian Decor Ideas for a Minimalist Spring Vibe

It’s no secret that Scandinavian decor is trending in the interior design world. From its minimalist vibes to the clean lines and uber-modern look, everything about it is simply stylish. If you’ve been meaning to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home, this spring is the perfect time to …

Home Decorating

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

The New York Times to launch slate of VR films, will give out 1M+ Google Cardboard viewers for free

<i>The New York Times</i> will distribute Google Cardboard virtual reality (VR) viewers to its home-delivery newspaper customers in the U.S. as part of a new campaign.<p>The media giant has partnered with Google for the initiative, and will deliver more than one million of the units to readers’ homes over …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

ECB Slows Asset Purchases Even Amid Draghi Balance-Sheet Pledge

The European Central Bank slowed asset purchases last week, underlining the challenge for policy makers trying to expand the institution’s balance …

Europe’s QE Quandary

It’s the new conventional wisdom: When all else fails to make economies grow, create new money and buy government bonds. That’s the formula dubbed …

Putin defends foreign policy in state address

Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended the Kremlin's foreign policy, seen by western governments as aggressive, saying that its actions are necessary for his country's survival.<p>In his annual state-of-the-nation address at the Grand Kremlin palace on Thursday, Putin defended the annexation of …

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Apple Pay Activated 1M Cards In 72 Hours

This evening at a Wall Street Journal technology conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that in its first 72 hours, Apple Pay activated 1 million cards.<p>That figure indicates that Apple Pay is picking up traction outside of the technology, early-adopter set. Apple Pay competes with rival offerings from …

HangIt Raises $6.2 Million Seed Funding To Disrupt Mobile Marketing

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 7, 2014–<p>HangIt, a mobile platform company founded on the principle that mobile location changes everything, announced today that it has raised $6.2 million in seed funding and has established headquarters in New York City.<p>The HangIt platform, to be launched later …