Jelani Ellington

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It takes $290,000 in cash to rent an apartment in Seoul

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Many Koreans who rent apartments don’t actually pay rent.<p>You read that right. They don’t make monthly rent payments.<p>Don’t start planning your move to Seoul just yet. There’s a catch. To get one of those apartments, on average, you need to plunk down the equivalent of …

Housing

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How to Build a Memory Palace

Can I have multiple mind palaces that have a few similar items in them?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>Of course, your mind palace is designed and created by you, …

The Brain

My Magic Fantasy Romance

Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

honey berry smoothie<p>Serves: makes 3 small smoothies, or 2 larger ones<p>Ingredients<p>1.5 cup raspberries<br>• 1 cup strawberries<br>• ½ banana<br>• 1 cup original Almond …

Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now?

Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired.<p>A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers and where they are now.<p>In light of Google's 15th birthday (which is today), we did some additional digging to find out which roles …

Silicon Valley

Gerard Butler’s New Movie Uses Vine, And Also Your Help, For Marketing

As more and more people try to figure out how to use Vine in their own lives, movie studios are trying to figure out how to use it in their marketing plans. Oscilloscope was the first to do so, releasing the film <i>It’s a Disaster</i> in six-second increments on the short-attention-span theater app. …

Film Industry

Quants-R-Us? Algorithmic Trading Trickles Down To Individual Investors.

Six flights up in a dim, grungy office building in Manhattan’s Union Square neighborhood, Christopher Ivey is working on what he thinks is the next step in the evolution of trading. His efforts also serve as a subtle reminder that the current bull market seems to be a bit frothy.<p>Armed with $4.5 …

Is Virginia Wine Country Poised To Be The East Coast Napa?

Ask any veteran winemaker in Virginia what tempted him (or her) to make wine in such a challenging climate and the answer is almost always something like this: I wanted to make wine in a place where good wine was on its way to becoming world-class wine. That same answer is typically followed by …

Million-Dollar Burger -- The Most Lucrative Fast-Food Restaurants

[CORRECTED: <i>The attached slideshow initially mentioned In-N-Out Burger, a California-based regional hamburger chain that does not franchise. This chain has been removed and another top-earning franchise chain substituted.</i>]<p>Wondering which are the most popular fast-food chains in the land? The truth …

US government seized $5 million from Bitcoin behemoth Mt. Gox

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles and chief marketing officer Gonzague Gay-Bouchery at their Tokyo office.<p>Things keep looking worse for Mt. Gox, by far the largest company in the nearly four-year-old economy that has sprung up around the virtual currency Bitcoin. Back in May, federal agents seized $2.1 …

11 ways to trick Android into using less data

With expensive tiered data plans, it's easy to hit your limit. Follow this guide to cut back on data usage (and avoid overage charges).<p>Apps are moving to the cloud. Streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are big. And just about every one of us is addicted to social networking.<p>There's just one …

Apps

Dating site offers free divorces

SugarDaddie.com, which is exactly what you think it is, offers free divorces in several cities. Because leaving your spouse is just so expensive.<p>Business is business.<p>And if you run a site called SugarDaddie.com, you're in the business of bringing the mature and self-confident together with older …

Relationships

Vietnam taps Big Data to avoid China’s traffic catastrophe

If you want to see the future of urban transportation, Da Nang is a good place to start. IBM today said it has signed a deal with Vietnam’s fourth-largest city to install a high-tech traffic management system to help the rapidly growing seaport avoid the fate of Chinese cities choking on cars and …

Vietnam

CEO Playbook for Early Stage Board Meetings

Generally, board meetings of early stage companies tend to resemble staff meetings. There are too many people in the room (try someone from every …

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

4 Perfect Fiji Itineraries

Fiji is a bucket list destination for most, what with postcard-worthy scenes of crystal blue waters and white sand beaches at every turn. Whether you …

8 signs the rich have way too much money

They control our world but barely even live in it<p>The statistics about wealth inequality in this country are both astonishing and alarming. But statistics can’t tell the entire story if they’re presented in isolation. Our country is increasingly being turned into a plaything for the ultra-rich.<p>Here …

Starting college? Here’s how to graduate with a job.

If you’re heading off to college this fall, all sorts of people have the same advice for you. Your former teachers, your parents’ friends, the Wall Street Journal: They all want to help you get a job when you graduate, and they want you to earn enough out of the gate to make a big dent in your …

Tips for Effectively Working from Home

If you're considering working from home, it's important to find a healthy balance between getting your work done and having a healthy home life. …

Launching a Startup? Plan Your Marketing Around These 3 Phases

Few words in startup marketing conjure up as much confusion as the word “launch”. For some, launch is a one-day event that is centered on the set of …

Marketing

Why do physicists gravitate towards jobs in finance?

Of those who will be graduating with degrees in physics this year, around a half will go on to further study (doing a PhD is the most popular …

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work

There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of …

Bora Bora’s Dreamiest Overwater Bungalows

When traveling to a dream-list destination like Bora Bora, you want to choose the right resort, particularly since your room will likely cost upwards …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Travel

Undiscovered France: Where to Go Next

With Paris’s many seductions, the stately Loire Valley, picture-perfect Provence, and the dazzling Côte d’Azur it’s no wonder much of the rest of …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

The Two Traits Google Really Looks For In Employees Are Flexibility And Hustle

Adam Berry/Getty Images This article is getting some attention, because Google's VP for people operations at Google has made public a few insights that the Google HR team has come to over the last several years. The most surprising might be:<p>The reason the article is getting so much attention is how …

How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord

<i>NPR's Uri Berliner is taking $5,000 of his own savings and</i> putting it to work<i>. Though he's no financial whiz or guru, he's exploring different types of investments — alternatives that may fare better than staying in a savings account that's not keeping up with inflation.</i><p>Reckless bets on real estate …