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If you're sick of buying furniture from Ikea and selling it on Craigslist, this startup wants to help

Bobbitt arrived in the Bay Area only to repeat the process in reverse.<p>"I went to Ikea and pretty much bought the same room I had just sold in Dallas, and in the process lost several thousand dollars," Bobbitt said.<p>Bobbitt was so frustrated by the experience that he teamed up with his three …

Furniture

21 striking photos of ballerinas, what dreams are made of

Oct. 1 is World Ballet Day — a day to celebrate some of the most skilled and graceful dancers on the planet.<p>On Thursday five of the world’s leading …

Livestreaming

Fossil Fuels: A Present We Can't Unwrap

<b>In only 200 years or so, we will have burned all fossil fuel on the planet, if carbon emissions keep rising like last year. Over time all ice on Earth will melt and cities like New York will be commited to the sea. Humankind has found other energy sources already, but coal, oil and gas are a gift</b> …

Fossil Fuels

Facebook Now Lets Advertisers Pay Only For Fully Visible Ads

Facebook introduced a new ad option that requires advertisers to pay only when their video ad is 100% visible.<p>Facebook has slowly but surely tried to endear itself to advertisers, most recently with an option that only charged them if their ad was watched for at least 10 seconds. On Thursday, the …

Transparency

Ahmed Mohamed is tired, excited to meet Obama – and wants his clock back

This week, the teenage inventor gained global attention after being arrested for bringing a clock he made to his high school in Irving, Texas<p>Above all else, Ahmed Mohamed wants some sleep.<p>Early Thursday afternoon, when he would be in school if he weren’t suspended, he curled his 14-year-old frame …

Middle School

This is How People Lie About Their Lives on Instagram

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever series of images that pokes fun at how Instagram users often use …

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Washington D.C.

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook is finally giving advertisers two things they've been demanding for ages.</b> Advertisers can now buy 100% "in-view" ads and Facebook has teamed up with analytics company Moat to provide marketers with independent video measurement.<p><b>2. Ad blocking is really part of Apple's war with Google.</b> …

Advertising

Ad-blockers rule the top of Apple download charts

<i>Update Friday, September 18 11 a.m.:</i> Peace developer Marco Arment has now pulled the app from the Apple store because of his new misgivings about the …

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About the Shocking Extent of Sexual War Crimes

"It's a violent, brutal, terrorizing weapon."<p>Speaking at the UK House of Lords as part of a committee on sexual violence in war,Angelina Jolie described the shocking ways that ISIS is using sexual violence as a "dehumanizing weapon," specifically detailing the horrific atrocities against girls as …

Angelina Jolie

Hell freezes over: Microsoft makes surprise appearance at Apple event

Hell just froze over.<p>Microsoft — Microsoft! — made a surprise appearance at Apple's big iPhone media event on Wednesday with execs showing off how to …

Floating Villas Designed with Underwater Bedrooms to Sleep Among Fishes

For those wanting to live comfortably on the sea, BMT Asia Pacific has conceptualized a series of villas that will float like pontoons. Known as <i>SeaScape</i>, this project offers an alternative in luxury housing on the sea, to compete with the yachts that dominate the current market. The standalone …

Solar Panels

50 Stunning Instagram Photos From #NationalDanceDay

Yesterday was #NationalDanceDay, and the dancers that seems to have taken over Instagram lately celebrated by sharing photos of their most impressive arabesques, attitudes, pliés and grand jetés. Get inspired by the incredible grace and athleticism of the best ballerinas, movers and shakers on …

Advertising On Streaming Services Is Gradually Getting More Sophisticated

It’s all about data, data, data these days. Data is supposed to make every digital experience better by analyzing our every move and allowing platforms to service us content that better fits our needs, songs that we may like, and now advertisements that are better in line with what we’re looking to …

Targeted Advertising

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

Must Watch: Steve Jobs’ Amazing Marketing Strategy!

Our world forever changed back in 2007. The debut of the iPhone was not simply just a <i>game-changer</i> in its industry; the iPhone is an invention that …

6 Steps to Protect Yourself From Toxic Friendships

Your phone rings at midnight. It's your friend, who's made the same mistake again, has broken up with their partner for the fifteenth time this month or is struck with some sudden problem. Like the dutiful pal that you are, you listen quietly and advise soundly. But when you hang up, you realize …

Happiness

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Literature

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Burger King has revealed why it creates black and red burgers in Japan.</b> It has barely any advertising budget for the region.<p><b>2. Gawker has reported earnings.</b> In 2014 the media company generated $6.53 million in operating income on $44.3 million of revenue.<p><b>3. Adidas wants to make golf cool again.</b> …

Burger King

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. People are saying that Facebook is considering buying Twitter.</b> But that doesn't make much sense, because Facebook's previous acquisitions — Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus — all had big growth potential at the time.<p><b>2. Hassle, the London startup which connects customers with cleaners, has been</b> …

Tour de France

Tuesday Ten: Healthy Ingredient Swaps

When it comes to comfort food, there is really nothing quite like your mom’s spaghetti and meatballs or a batch of freshly baked sugar cookies. The …

Drop Everything. Jennifer Aniston Wore a Totally Different, Edgy Hairstyle Over the Weekend. No, Really, for Real

One day people will asking one another, "Where were you first saw Jennifer Aniston go edgy with her hair?" And you'll be able to say you were at your phone/tablet/computer on Monday June 10th*. Behold the braided-back hairstyle she wore to the Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards.<p>She wore one side French …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Canton Salon Owner Lobbies for Small Business in Washington D.C.

Melissa Huetter, owner of Indigo Salon, was one of five salon owners to represent the cosmetology industry in Washington D.C. earlier this month.<p>A …

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