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The guy who launched Google's secret hardware lab just raised $105 million for his education startup

(Sebastian Thrun)<br>Education startup Udacity wants to help you "be in demand."<p>Sebastian Thrun, also known for launching Google's secretive hardware lab …

Why Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf wakes up at 4:30 a.m. - Charlotte Business Journal

By Hilary Burns <br>– Staff Writer<p>Nov 3, 2015, 5:44pm EST<p>John Stumpf grew up on a dairy farm where early mornings were the norm.<p>He was milking cows at …

Goya exhibition focuses on artist’s immense collection of portraits

SPANISH painter Francisco de Goya’s stark portrayals of Spanish aristocrats, intellectuals and fellow artists in a major new exhibition at the …

Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

Vintage

Amazon's new rival Jet.com is the 'Costco of the Internet'

Jet.com has finally taken off, and price battles of epic proportion are just around the corner.<p>Fueled by gobs of venture capital cash and bloated …

People Offer Better Ideas When They Can’t See What Others Suggest

Companies from BMW to Kraft have invested a good deal in soliciting “open innovation” ideas from consumers, but the results have been underwhelming: Of the more than 23,000 ideas gathered by Dell’s Idea Storm site, only 2% have been put to use, and Starbucks has implemented an even smaller fraction …

The Verge Review of Animals: the slow loris

The Primate of the Flowers<p><i>This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>The slow loris’s large, glossy eyes make it look a …

Why I'm Secretly Hooking Up With My Ex

Here's one way to raise a family.<p><i>Hooking up after getting divorced isn't all that rare—think of all the history and the sexual tension that might be released after finally calling it quits—but what if the reason you split up was because your husband cheated on you? With your best friend? Our</i> …

Relationships

Here Are Some Of The Worst Movie Special Effects, All In One Horrific Video

When Hollywood discovers new-fangled ways of making the impossible happen, it can make for a truly magical cinematic moment. Like in <i>E.T.</i>, or <i>Jurassic Park</i>, or <i>Avatar</i>. But those effects don’t always look as great as we’d hope they would. Sometimes, they look downright fake because, well, they’re just …

Warehouse fined $2.2 million after testing employee DNA to catch a rogue pooper

An Atlanta warehouse overstepped the bounds of the law in its quest to discover a mystery pooper, according to a ruling by a Federal circuit court in Atlanta this week. The case began when the warehouse, run by Atlas Logistics Group, began finding piles of excrement in the public workspace, and was …

Eerie photos show vines slowly consuming an abandoned village

If you’ve ever played games like <i>The Last of Us</i> or watched movies like <i>I Am Legend</i>, then you know one of the eeriest details shown in those worlds is …

China

What do you think you could buy with 175 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars?

Ever since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing program in response to the 2008 financial crisis, we’ve been hearing dire warnings …

Economy

Realdoll invests in AI for future sexbots that move, and talk dirty

Tired of your $10,000 anatomically-correct sex doll just lying there? Well, now RealDoll, purveyors of alarmingly lifelike silicone sex partners -- and apparently not movie buffs -- plans to give them personalities. According to the <i>New York Times</i>, RealDoll founder and CEO Matt McMullen has hired a …

These 9 startups you've never heard of could be worth $1 billion very soon

But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup.<p>Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine startups expected to reach the $1 billion threshold.<p>They may not all be household names, but they …

Luxury’s Talent Factories

Fifty years ago fashion and luxury goods were all about family businesses and entrepreneurial designers. Today most of the world’s leading brands and labels belong to one of a few groups, of which the biggest by revenue is LVMH, the owner of Moët & Chandon and Louis Vuitton. Two other …

Corporate Alliances Matter Less Thanks to APIs

Eighteen years ago, five airline companies—Lufthansa, Air Canada, United Airlines, Thai Airways and Scandinavian Airlines—formed an alliance with a vision to offer better services to their customers. Under the banner of Star Alliance, these companies started sharing resources such as sales offices, …

2015's 10 Best American Cities For Retirees

Forget the surf-and-turf enclaves of Florida. The top city in the U.S. to retire is actually Phoenix, according to Bankrate.com's first ranking of the best cities for retirement.<p>In a report released Monday, the publisher of finance content ranked 172 cities after considering factors that most …

The world's weirdest animals - and where to see them

1. Ribbon worm<p>A man encountered this green jelly-like ribbon worm, or Nemertea, while fishing in the port of Penghu in Taiwan (pictured below). It has a proboscis, or feeding tube - the pink ribbon seen here - which it ejects while hunting. The proboscis secretes a mucus-like substance that …

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

For the streaming music competition, threat of Apple Music turns to a sigh of relief

But will their complacency come back to haunt them?<p>There are very few areas where music and streaming executives agree. Apple Music, seemingly, is one of them.<p>"I think I’ve never been more confident," an executive at a streaming music company told <i>The Verge</i> following the Apple Music announcement. …

PROD Architecture Combines Four Gabled Houses to Create Portuguese Holiday Home

Taking the traditional, archetypal silhouette of the gabled house, PROD Architecture &<p>Taking the traditional, archetypal silhouette of the gabled house, PROD Architecture & Design has disrupted the enclosed form of the shape by combining four of them into one expansive and continuous shape. The …

Architecture

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Architecture

Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she was told to keep her phone on at all times and was …

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How The Search For Love Fuels China's Housing Bubble

If you want to marry an attractive Shanghainese girl, the myth goes, you are expected to first own a nice apartment, preferably within the city’s inner ring road and with little or no debt. Otherwise, she’ll dump you.<p>While such an ultimatum undoubtedly sounds like a hard bargain for a young …

Real Estate

THRILLS 2015 Winter "Black Seas" Collection

Australian streetwear label THRILLS further defines its distinctly dark aesthetic for the current<p>Australian streetwear label THRILLS further defines its distinctly dark aesthetic for the current 2015 winter season in the Southern Hemisphere, with the “Black Seas” collection. Incorporating a …

Jackets

Articles about 8 modern mountainside homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Escaping to Palm Springs can feel like taking a trip back in time to the 1960s—and these vacation rentals will complete that...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

Frank Lloyd Wright