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Hear about China’s growing influence on startups at Disrupt SF 2017

The tech communities in China and the U.S. are now talking to each other more than ever. Some of the most ambitious deals involve both American and Chinese founders and investors. TechCrunch has noticed this cross-pollination effect, and we feel Disrupt should reflect this trend.<p>That’s why we’re so …

Startups

7 Lessons From Building a 6-Figure Business in High School

Success can come remarkably soon if you get an early start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is always intimidating – and this is especially true when you are young. From coming up with the idea to charging clients for your product, there’s a lot to …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How | Inc.com

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners at their Silicon Valley headquarters and $120,000 in funding in exchange for 7% of their equity.<p>Started in …

Startups

Argentina’s government is wooing entrepreneurs with a new law

Marta Cruz Contributor<p>Marta Cruz is a co-founder and managing partner at NXTP Labs, an early-stage fund for tech companies in Latin America.<p>Despite years of economic uncertainties and the lack of a proper legal framework to help promising startups obtain capital, Argentine entrepreneurs are …

Venture Capital

5 things that are killing your productivity

Do you have days when you feel like you’ve been working non-stop, but can’t recall what you actually accomplished?<p>In today’s work culture, we usually …

Time Management

The Nintendo Switch could soon introduce your child to coding apps

Whether you’re into Nintendo’s Switch for its roster of Mario and Zelda titles or the on-the-go gameplay, you’ll be happy to know that it’ll soon be able to handle double duty as a programming tool, when FUZE Code Studio launches around a year from now.<p>The package will let your child learn to code …

This is how bad it is for women in Silicon Valley

<b>I work in Silicon Valley, a community where six- and seven-figure investments are routinely tossed at ideas that sometimes soar to success but more</b> …

Silicon Valley

Eating chips twice a week ‘doubles your chance of death’, says study

Eating chips more than twice a week can double your risk of dying, a new study has found.<p>Whether with battered cod, a burger, curry sauce or doused …

A 20-Year Harvard Study Confirms: These 5 Foods Will Help You Get in Shape

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day" is a bit of dietary wisdom that's been driven into our brains since our elementary school days. …

This Easy Thyroid Fix Can Melt Away 15 Pounds in 2 Weeks

Is your thyroid making you fat? Does your thyroid feel stuck in low gear? Then one doctor has an easy thyroid diet plan for you to try. His easy …

10 Superfoods That Help Slow Aging

Eating these veggies may ward off UV-induced damage like wrinkles, thanks to lycopene, the pigment that gives them their rich red color. And cooked …

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Feta and Mint

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:40 minPrep:30 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 servings, serving size: 1 1/2 cups<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

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The 12 healthiest lettuces and leafy greens for you, ranked

So which leaves and lettuces should you use in your salad to justify the croutons, bacon, and tasty dressing you add?<p>We're here to help you find the most nutritious ones.<p>In the past rankings, we've relied on the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods". But this time, we factored in how many nutrients …

Nutrition

First looks can be deceiving with this Elizabeth Herrmann Micro House

Tiny houses don’t have to look, feel, and actually be close and cramped, with every horizontal and vertical inch tasked with multiple functions. …

Tiny House Movement

The quest to see China’s extraordinary frozen fog

Exquisite, delicate rime forms only when conditions are just right – and its appearance can be fleeting.<p>I was on a mission – one that required me to wear four layers of warm clothes and a fleece balaclava. I was going to be braving temperatures below -20C for hours. My friend Cherry Li, who grew up …

Nature

Stylishly Simple Modern One Story House Design

The Frick Residence is located in Barton Heights, Austin, Texas, USA. Designed for artist Laurie Frick and by KRBD, this one bedroom, two bathroom …

Men Are Now Pinterest’s Fastest-Growing Demographic

The men are coming to Pinterest. The site, still known best as a collection of craft ideas, recipes, and cute outfits, has traditionally attracted a largely female audience – as high as 70% or 80%, depending on whose metrics you cite. But Pinterest this week revealed that its male audience is now …

Lyft's new program lets businesses pay for employees' commutes

Lyft is taking another stab at attracting commuters.<p>The ride-sharing startup announced a new program on Thursday, called Lyft for Work, which lets …

Hotelwatchdog offers travelers a carefully curated list of lodging deals

The race continues to create the best curation tool for travelers sorting through endless choices for their next trip.<p>Airfarewatchdog, which has …

Toy company turns kids' drawings into one-of-a-kind stuffed animals

As a child, you dreamed that your drawings would come to life. Now, your kid's artwork can live beyond paper and crayons.<p>Budsies takes your child's …

SearchCap: Google Debuts New Hotel Booking Ads, A New Call Analytics Report & Holiday Paid Search Drivers

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

Uber launches carpooling service in Paris as competition with BlaBlaCar looms

Uber announced today it has expanded its carpooling service to Paris, only its second city, a move that could mark the first step toward competing directly with French ridesharing giant BlaBlaCar.<p>In a blog post, the San Francisco-based company said “uberPOOL” lets users connect with individual …

Google appears to be working on an AirDrop competitor codenamed 'Copresence'

There may soon be a new way to share files, messages, directions, music, and more between devices. A new leak suggests that Google is working on a service codenamed "Copresence" that will be some sort of cross between Apple's AirDrop local file transfer service and the NFC-based Android Beam …

US government is using planes to spy on cell phones, suck up data

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Mark Harky via Flickr CC<p>It’s the sort of thing that makes you want to hide in a cave with a tin foil hat: a new report …

Financial Advice for New Fathers

Each year when Father's Day rolls around, I'm reminded that I wouldn't trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can't help wishing we'd been better prepared.<p>If you're a new dad, or …

Google I/O 2014 schedule is now available

The schedule for this year's Google I/O keynote was released today. You can find it here. Only one keynote address this year, and it's a mere two …

YouTube aims to help content creators with Creator Preview project

If you're out there creating original content and putting it on YouTube, Google wants to help you do it even better. As announced on the YouTube …

Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness