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Contractors become employees as start-ups solidify a business model

Not long ago, starting a business in the on-demand economy seemed straightforward.<p>Step 1: Come up with an idea for an on-demand service. Food delivery? Valet parking? Postal service? Great.<p>Step 2: Hire independent contractors to do the job and save on paying employee benefits.<p>Step 3: Expand from …

Articles about 5 rustic modern bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hailing from Burgundy, France, chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre brings a European sensibility to his remodeled...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed …

There's a new movie about the Stanford Prison Experiment, and it's incredibly unsettling

The experiment didn't just focus on what it was like to be a prison inmate; half of the participants were randomly assigned to be guards, while the rest were their prisoners.<p>The experiment was supposed to last two weeks.<p>Things went so horribly wrong that the plug was pulled after only six days. Now …

Into the wild: Twelve of the world's most secluded homes

A mysterious cottage isolated from the rest of the world.<p>Every now and then we all dream of living a peaceful and quiet life off the grid. Maybe the …

Tiny House Movement

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

SOLOSHOT® Robot Cameraman‎

No Cameraman?<p>No Problem.<p>SOLOSHOT3 automatically pans, tilts, and zooms as it tracks and films the subject from up to 2,000 ft. away for up to 4 hours.<p>…

How Physics Will Change—and Change the World—in 100 Years — NOVA Next | PBS

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein had only just published his revolutionary new theory of gravity, atomic nuclei were entirely mysterious, and …

Public Access to Startup Investments

In the United States, for the first time since 1933, you do not have to earn more then $200k annually or be a millionaire to invest in startups. As long as the startup raises less than fifty million dollars annually, anyone can now get into the game at the ground level.<p>In the past, crowdfunding has …

Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, and the ‘Duality of the Southern Thing’

<i>Photo via Facebook</i><p>If you are a music fan who brags the span of your tastes by saying you listen to "everything except country"—then you only know the genre’s fast food, not its home-cooked meals. Along with hip-hop and jazz, country is one of the genres that is distinctly American in its origins, …

based Home Computer

Buying a computer used to be something you had to plan and save money for, at least if you wanted one that would last for a while and have the …

Raspberry Pi

The outsiders America doesn't want you to see – in pictures

Katy Grannan has spent years travelling to the parts of California where tourists do not roam and photographing passing strangers and people living on the fringes of society. Meet the desert dwellers the American Dream forgot<p>The Nine and The Ninety Nine is at Foam gallery, Amsterdam from 26 June to …

Photographers

Humans will be taken care of like pets should robots take over because AI will want to preserve us as part of nature<p>Apple’s early-adopting, outspoken co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks humans will be fine if robots take over the world because we’ll just become their pets.<p>After previously stating that …

Artificial Intelligence

Peep These Amazing Illustrations of Directors …As Buildings!

For anyone familiar with film as an art form, we know that directors are artists and helmers of the ship that ultimately becomes that film we love. …

A Facebook trick to prevent embarrassment

How long have you been using Facebook? A year? Five years? Ten years? Even if it's been only a few months, you might have some embarrassing information lurking in your history that you don't even remember posting. Do you want your new squeeze, a co-worker, a family member or a potential employer …

These 2 indie movies are going to give the summer blockbusters a run for their money

Thankfully there are two movies in theaters that can help feed that need.<p>Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" and Rick Famuyiwa's "Dope" on the surface look like two very different movies, from where they're set to dialogue and characters. But they have a lot in …

Long-gestating shark project greenlit after producers agree to move key action to east Asian waters in latest Hollywood dash for Chinese box-office cash<p>Horror specialist Eli Roth looks set to direct Meg, the tale of a gigantic prehistoric shark which has been in development for two decades, reports …

Horror

This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air

Autodesk and MX3D have teamed up on a robot that can actually “draw” city infrastructure, on location and without human intervention.<p>In 2017, Dutch designer Joris Laarman will wheel a robot to the brink of a canal in Amsterdam. He’ll hit an “on” button. He’ll walk away. And when he comes back two …

Want a House? Good Luck With the Down Payment

Saving for a down payment has long been a big challenge for anyone who wants to buy a home. And it got harder after the financial crisis, as lenders …

Robots Seem to Be Improving Productivity, Not Costing Jobs

Nearly 30 years ago, in 1987, the Nobel-winning economist Robert Solow surveyed the impact of IT on the economy and concluded that “you can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.”<p>Solow’s quip crystallized a frustrating disconnect in the 1980s. Why did an observed …

A Private View of Quantum Reality

Christopher Fuchs describes physics as “a dynamic interplay between storytelling and equation writing. Neither one stands alone, not even at the end …

Quantum Mechanics

The Dynamic New Trends Of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is fast emerging as a transformational megatrend of the 21st century given its capacity to reshape economies and industries …

Learn How To Build A Smokehouse With This Awesome DIY Project!

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>I absolutely love cooking on …

21 DIY Inspiring Ideas for Planters For Happy Plants

<b>2. A beautiful way to recycle an used tire</b><p><b>3. Pallet to Planter in a few easy steps</b><p><b>4. Inspiring use of an old teapot</b><p><b>5. Don`t throw away old glass</b> …

Design Inspiration: The Nomad Chair on Kickstarter

Inspired by the classic British safari loungers, this modern design is both beautiful and functional as a lightweight yet comfortable portable chair. …

A-Frame ReThink / Bromley Caldari Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On a stunning site with panoramic water views and wonderful exposures to the changing light of the day …

Framing

Man Vs. Machine: How Humans Are Driving The Next Age Of Machine Learning

Richard Boyd Contributor<p>Richard Boyd is the founder and CEO of Szl.it.<p>If you’ve been following the buzz around artificial intelligence lately, you may have gotten the impression that machines will soon take over the world and destroy it.<p>Hollywood is fueling the debate with the latest Marvel movie, …

Academy — Sourcing 101

<b>What You'll Learn:</b><p>In this e-course, through insider industry knowledge and instructional lessons, we'll dive into the following topics:<p>3 types of …

Hacking

RT @Habitat_org: Thank you to the home builders across the #USA who participated in #HomeBuildersBlitz this week! http://t.co/I140HZMaVW

Q1 2015 Negative Equity Report: After Three Long Years, The Hard Work Begins Now - Zillow Research

• The U.S. rate of negative equity among mortgaged homeowners was 15.4 percent in the first quarter of 2015, down from 16.9 percent in the fourth …