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Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's hottest startup factory, has filed to raise a venture capital fund

It's called the Y Combinator Continuity Fund I. The company declined to disclose the amount raised, and the filing indicated that the first sale has yet to occur.<p>Business Insider's Jon Marino first reported that Y Combinator was looking to raise several billion dollars for a fund in March.<p>According …

Venture Capital

Tuesday's Morning Email: Obama Scrambles To Resurrect Trade Plan

TOP STORIES<p>To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here.<p>OBAMA SCRAMBLES TO RESURRECT TRADE PLAN With House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi refusing to come back to the table to negotiate a workable version of Obama's trade …

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Angelina Jolie's Powerful Speech On What Women Really Need From Men

Angelina Jolie Pitt gave a powerful speech on June 11 at the biannual African Union Summit, using her star power to draw attention to women's rights across the globe.<p>According to The Independent, the actress and activist addressed a group of delegates in Johannesburg, South Africa, including …

Feminism

What is Magna Carta and why are we celebrating its 800th anniversary in 2015?

2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta. It’s a document you’ll be hearing a lot more about over the next 12 months so, just …

This Is How Men and Women Handle Email Differently

And yes, age affects emailing, too.<p>A recent Yahoo labs email study has kind of confirmed what you might have assumed: Men and women have slightly different strategies for communicating with each other. Maybe that's not a huge surprise, but the numbers behind the study (the largest email one ever …

Demographics

Magna Carta worth £10m found in council archives

Forgotten version of historical parchment that established principle of rule of law discovered in files of history department of Kent County Council in Maidstone<p>An edition of the Magna Carta that could be worth up to £10 million has been found after it lay forgotten in a council's archives.<p>The …

Magna Carta original manuscripts united for the first time | News | DW | 02.02.2015

A total of 1,215 people were to be allowed to see the manuscripts at the British library on Tuesday, and on Wednesday - and experts will get a unique …

What is the Magna Carta and why there is a Google Doodle?

On the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta we ask what actually is it, and what does it mean?<p>The Magna Carta was granted 800 years ago. A series of events are taking place on the anniversary to mark the occasion, including a flotilla of boats sailing down the Thames and a royal appearance in …

Pharma

What is the Magna Carta? Our guide for kids

Have you heard of the Magna Carta? Do you know what it is, or why it’s so important? On the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede, Eileen Cameron fills you in...<p>Imagine walking onto a field at Runnymede in June, 800 years ago in 1215. Things were probably quite different …

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

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Fortune 500

The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate

Investors in startups like Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and Plated are wagering hundreds of millions of dollars on the idea that dinnertime is just too hard to manage. As meal-kit startups spring up like so many mushrooms, Fast Company investigates the boxed-meal phenomenon and how it will change the …

10 unexpected candidates for song of the summer

iggy who?<p>Music always sounds better during the summer, providing the perfect soundtrack to those sunny afternoons spent sipping tall Margaritas on a boat. Give these 10 under-the-radar songs a listen when you’re tired of bumping this season’s major players, like Fetty Wap’s unstoppable “Trap …

The Definitive Oral History of How Clueless Became an Iconic 90s Classic

On the 20th anniversary of the film, this excerpt from Jen Chaney’s new book features discussions with the film’s breakout stars and Hollywood veterans on the movie that became a fashion template and cultural touchstone.<p>In mid-July of 1995—when American culture was fixated on such matters as O. J. …

20 Must-See Art Museums In America

There's much more to the world's great art museums than just the Louvre and the Prado. In fact, you can skip the jaunt across the Atlantic altogether and set your sights on some world-class art collections right here in the U.S. Even if you're not planning a trip entirely around art, chances are …

How Many TV Series Can Your Brain Take?

With hundreds of scripted series to watch on TV and streaming services, some viewers are having a hard time keeping track of dozens of characters and complex story lines<p>“Game of Thrones” fan Travis Stevens experienced a familiar mix of feelings while watching the most recent episode of the HBO …

TV

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Geology

17 Ways to Spend a Summer Crafternoon

Begin with the very shoes on your feet! Add some DIY charm to the most necessary summer shoes.

Shoes

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

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