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Google just invested $32 million in Oscar, a billion-dollar startup that wants to shake up healthcare

The new funding values Oscar, which had in April raised $145 million at a $1.5 billion valuation, at $1.75 billion.<p>Oscar was founded a few years ago but launched publicly in July 2013.<p>Oscar lets users talk to doctors on the phone for free, and it was the first insurance company to give fitness …

Why Google is taking a closer look at disrupting health care

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Oscar Health Insurace Corp.<p>In its first investment since the announcement that Google would become Alphabet, Google …

Health Care

Top 10 Things to See in Cusco + Why We Fell in Love With the City

Maybe it was because we went in with no plans for Cusco but to acclimate to the altitude for a few days, but this city absolutely exceeded all of our …

A small country but a big nation: how genocide shaped the Armenia of today

In the beginning you hardly notice them: little lapel buttons in purple, yellow and black to mourn the dead and a lost homeland. But then there are the posters, T-shirts, umbrellas, bumper stickers, even cakes, all bearing the same forget-me-not flower designed to commemorate the tragedy of a …

World History

Everything you need to know about the Armenian Genocide

With ISIS close by and wars occurring in neighboring countries, I continuously am told that Armenians should get over something that took place 100 …

100 Years Ago, 1.5 Million Christian Armenians Were Systematically Killed. Today, It's Still Not A 'Genocide'

ISTANBUL -- On April 24, 1915, Ottoman Turkish authorities hauled off Daniel Varoujan, a leading Armenian poet of the time, along with over 200 other intellectuals in the capital Constantinople. To the crumbling Ottoman Empire, the poets, painters, writers, booksellers and politicians at the …

Honor Their Memory: 100 Years Later, It's Time to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

On April 24, the arc of the moral universe will intersect with the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Many will bear witness to that intersection, but official recognition of the genocide by the United States government will be sadly and conspicuously absent.<p>Let us review the facts. In …

Healthy Snack Recipes to Pack for School or the Office

A combination of yogurt, papaya, blackberries, raspberries, mint and granola, this snack (or dessert) only has 164 calories and 1 gram of fat.

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

Jay-Z's Relaunched Tidal To Benefit The Artists That Need It Least

Okay, let me get this straight. Jay-Z’s newly relaunched Tidal streaming music service is supposed to be special because it’s owned by the artists, right? If that’s the only benefit, then it won’t last very long, since the artists with the most to gain are the just the ones that don’t need any more …

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Microsoft teams up with Samsung to squeeze out Google

Google controls the Android operating system and gives Android away for free to device makers. It makes money on Android from things like integrating search into these devices, getting a percentage when people buy apps, and by encouraging people to use these phones with its other paid services, …

Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

What high-flying companies know about growth that no one else does.<p>When we launched GrowthHackers.com back in late September we had a notion of doing …

Product Management

How Apple’s New Health App Could Be Used — or Abused

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Facebook just bought a startup that can find every product for sale online

We first spotted the news in a tweet before the company announced the acquisition in a post on its website.<p>TheFind bills itself as "the only way to search the entire shoppable web." Its proprietary search engine lets you type in something you're looking to purchase, like a white dress, or a …

What Healthcare And Airlines Have In Common

Health care providers have learned several lessons from the airline industry such as crew resource management, and checklists. That being said, one area in which we do <i>not</i> often seek guidance from those who fly the friendly skies is customer satisfaction. Why not? In the 2014 American Consumer …

The Latest Privacy Risk? Looking Up Medical And Drug Information Online

Your most sensitive web searches (or just your 2 a.m. hypochondria) have become fodder for advertisers and data brokers.<p>If you have cancer, HIV, diabetes, lupus, depression, heart disease—or you simply look up health-related information online—advertisers are watching you. A new paper on what …

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

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Tourist's Guide to Tipping in Peru

It's not always clear where, when and how much to tip in Peru, especially if it's your first visit. And tipping isn't a big part of Peruvian culture, …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

First Time to Peru? 10 Best Things to Do and See

<i>Photo courtesy of Mark Adams</i><p>1.<b>Read Turn Right at Machu Picchu</b> by Mark Adams for an historic overview of the fabled Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Lima, amusing takes on local characters, and a heavy dose of self-deprecating humor. With the wit of Bill Bryson and scholarly research of a …

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Peru and Ecuador: Free airfare offer on Machu Picchu, Galápagos tours

If you're contemplating a trip to South America, Boston-based Overseas Adventure Travel offers free airfare worth $900 per person on selected trips this summer.<p>The deal is good for June journeys that highlight Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galápagos in Ecuador -- if you reserve by the end of …

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8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

3 Things to Know Before Traveling to Ecuador

Metropolitan Cathedral of Quito, Ecuador was built in 16th century in Gothic-Mudejar style. It is now the seniormost Catholic church in the country. …

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Map, Hotels, Transport, Tours, Restaurants for the South Caribbean area of Costa Rica

For the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica<p>Searching for something specific?<p>The Map<p>Everything is listed on the map: hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, …

Best Tours in Central and South America 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Chile: Cowboy Up</b><p>This horseback ride through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks in the stark southern region of Patagonia made veteran traveler Bryan Rees feel like a bona fide cowpuncher. “Drinking mate [traditional herb drink] …

South America