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Worse than the Roaring Twenties: What even Thomas Piketty underestimates about American income inequality

The 1 percent could soon lay claim to as much as 60 percent of our country’s wealth, warns economist Lance Taylor<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>February 2, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>A</i> <i>new paper</i> <i>by economist Lance Taylor for the Institute For New Economic Thinking takes on</i> …

Meet the best venture capital firm you’ve never heard of — it had 7 of its companies go public since 2014

Try doing a Financial Times online search of top VC firms Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital or Andreessen Horowitz, and you'll find an average of 300+ article mentions apiece. If you do the same search for Sapphire Ventures and its previous incarnation, SAP Ventures, the total number of online …

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Stack Overflow

5 Things Millionaires Do That Most People Don't

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My lifelong dream is to create more millionaire students than any other stock trading teacher out there. I’m lucky enough to have reached the seven-figure mark myself, and now, I’m dedicated to sharing everything I’ve learned - including …

Self-improvement

Bond Street, a 2-year-old startup that just raised $110 million, is making Wall Street sweat

Like Lending Club, a peer-to-peer lender that went public in 2014 at an $870 million valuation, Bond Street is eating into the business of some major banks by making loans to small businesses.<p>It just pocketed a whopping $110 million investment from Jefferies investment bank and Spark Capital, where …

Novak Djokovic's health blueprint: how to transform your body in 14 days

Novak Djokovic went from frequent on-court meltdowns to the number one tennis player in the world - but how did he do it?<p><b>Novak Djokovic</b>'s body used to be broken. He had a reputation for collapsing on court at crucial moments and being forced to drop out of tournaments because of his poor …

Diets

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Why Every Founder Should Work for Someone Else ASAP

<i>Daria Shualy is Don Draper/product marketer at daPulse.</i><p>All entrepreneurs are serial entrepreneurs. It’s a personality trait, some might even call it a condition. Serial entrepreneurs don’t like to stop. They sell one startup (or more likely shut it down) and shortly after, they’re telling you how …

Secret, The Anonymous App Worth $100 Million, Launches A Spin-Off Notification App Called 'Ping'

Ping has no tie to Secret's flagship app; it came out of a company hackathon. It's a simple notification tool that pushes topical content to your phone's locked homescreen.<p>"We were fascinated by the idea of an app that could tell you what you need to know, right when you need to know it," Secret …

How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power

Stripe now supports it, as does Square. Gaming behemoth Zynga is taking notice, while some companies have even offered to pay staff salaries with it. This thing even has its own ATM. We’re not talking cash or even gold doubloons though. We’re talking Bitcoin, baby.<p>Cryptocurrency is based on the …

Introduction

How to Cocktail: Whiskey Smash (VIDEO)

Like Mint Juleps? You'll love this citrusy 19th-century cooler. Top San Francisco bartender Erik Adkins shows you how to make a Whiskey Smash.<p><i>Click here for the full Whiskey Smash recipe.</i><p>Be the first to catch our new videos by subscribing to Liquor.com on YouTube!<p>More from Liquor.com:<p>10 New Crazy …

San Francisco

Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

Tech Gurus Think Hipster Coffee Is The Next Big Thing, Apparently

Did you just say $25 million? Excuse us for spitting out our cold-brewed coffee.<p>According to a report by Kara Swisher of Re/Code, Blue Bottle Coffee, the Oakland-based hipster coffee company turned tech darling, just raised $25.27 million for future projects in a matter of months.<p>The fundraising …

BTC China Starts Accepting Deposits In Chinese Yuan Again

BTC China, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, has started allowing users to purchase the digital currency with Chinese yuan again. This is significant because BTC China stopped accepting deposits in renminbi last month after the People’s Bank of China issued a memo warning national financial …

Cincinnati Startup Sqrl Raises $550K And Launches Document Reminder Service

I’m especially fond of business ideas formed by real people, in the trenches, in real jobs, trying to solve real problems that immediately affect them. Seeing that the idea could benefit others and turn a profit as a startup at the same time makes it all the better. I don’t know, it just seems less …

Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind

(Reuters) - Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.<p>A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren<p>Technology news website Re/code, which reported …

Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …

Japan