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What Is Vancouver Famous For? A Top 10 List

What is Vancouver, British Columbia famous for? Here is the top ten list.<p>Vancouver Is Famous for Its Beauty<p>One of the most famous things about …

Western Canada

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Why Everything You Know About Business Education Is A Lie

There are few accolades more prestigious in higher education than a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Its alumni have filled the C-Suites and corporate boards of America for more than a century. As the first post-graduate business school, HBS is the template for every …

Business Administration

Netflix's 'Amateur' director had to navigate real-life NCAA regulations in casting a 15 year old as a basketball star

It's a struggle to make every movie, but Koo can make the argument that he took on obstacles that most first-time filmmakers don't.<p>In "Amateur" (currently available on Netflix) we get a look inside what young basketball phenoms go through to get the attention of a big-time Division I NCAA school. …

Student Athletes

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.<p>He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were …

Justice

How a Frozen Pizza Brand Became Norway’s Unofficial National Dish

Grandiosa has dominated both the country’s pizza sales and music charts.<p>The Nordic countries are often name-checked for their progressive politics, …

Christmas Eve

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

Why Facebook Will Never Change Its Business Model

By most accounts, Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional testimony last week was a resounding success. From beginning to end, Facebook’s market cap increased by $34 billion. There were few bombshell revelations. Zuckerberg got to roll out his well practiced contrition act <i>again</i> as Facebook’s …

Mark Zuckerberg

Mexico's oil company is losing more than a billion dollars a year to cartels — and its own employees are helping them out

Fuel theft is losing Mexico's state-run oil firm Pemex more than $1.6 billion a year, the company's director-general, Carlos Treviño, said earlier this week.<p>According to a Pemex report released earlier this month, fuel theft is at record levels. Fuel thieves, who are called huachicoleros, drilled …

Mexico

The unlikely way Jeff Bezos became one of the first investors in Google, which probably made him a billionaire outside of Amazon

Four years after founding Amazon in his garage, Jeff Bezos insisted on personally investing in a small, unknown search engine site.<p>That search engine startup would later blossom into a multi-billion-dollar company that competes with Bezos' Amazon.<p>The 2013-published The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos …

Investing

Wanuri Kahiu's 'Rafiki' Will Be The First Kenyan Film To Debut At The Cannes Film Festival

The prestigious <b>Cannes Film Festival</b> just released their official selection of films that will be showing this year, and the list features six female …

Cannes Film Festival

Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

Hospitality

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Wellness

5 destinations you can experience in just 24 hours for when you're in desperate need of a quick vacation

Looking for a quick layover spot to break up a long trip? Short on time but eager to travel? Fear not, we've got you covered. From easy-to-manage long layover destinations to compact cities where most of the top attractions are clustered together, here are a handful of destinations that are perfect …

European Travel

Our man in Havana: music, mojitos and swearing in Spanish

The former Observer Magazine editor moved to Cuba to write a book – but with its crumbling elegance and sense of drama Havana presents plenty of distractions from the job at hand<p>The grand windows of Casa Almson are flung wide, the trade winds offering a gentle breeze off the Florida straits as the …

Cuba

This may be Africa’s most scenic mountain range, yet it struggles to attract tourists

One of the earliest recorded tours to the Rwenzori Mountains was in the second century, when Alexandrian mathematician Claudius Ptolemy, searching for the source of the Nile river, named them the “mountains of the moon.”<p>Since then, modern-day Uganda has struggled to drum up the same kind of hype. …

Africa

Meet the billionaire couple behind Panda Express, who run nearly 2,000 restaurants and sell 90 million pounds of orange chicken a year

In 25 years, Panda Express has transformed from a single restaurant in a southern California mall to a 2,000-location empire around the world.<p>The masterminds behind the American Chinese behemoth are Andrew and Peggy Cherng, the married couple that founded the company in the early 1980s and …

McDonald's

John McAfee reveals he charges $105,000 per promotional cryptocurrency tweet

Software tycoon turned cryptocurrency enthusiast John McAfee recently revealed that he charges $105,000 for each tweet he sends out promoting digital coins or initial coin offerings (ICO). Last week, McAfee tweeted that his team had written up a guide on how his promotional tweets worked, and …

Cryptocurrency

I’m a Travel Blogger, and This Little-Known Island Is Truly Heaven on Earth

When it comes to paradise, Maldives, Hawaii or Fiji come to mind—take it from me: My job is literally to travel around the world. But if you want one …

New Zealand

Estonia Wants to DNA Test Its Citizens to Offer Personalized Life Advice

From its perch on the Baltic Sea, the tiny former Soviet nation of Estonia has become an unlikely leader in all things digital. Its government has …

Health Information

Tyler, the Creator Plans Major 'Flower Boy' Merch Re-Release

Good news for GOLF fans.<p>Fresh off the high-profile release of the new video for his recent “OKRA” single, Tyler, the Creator plans to further bless his fans with another clothing drop.<p>Specifically, the California artist will be re-releasing last year’s <i>Flower Boy</i> merchandise. Originally available as …

Los Angeles

Macao is more popular than New York – and 18 other unbelievable stats about travel

Here we present some of the biggest head-scratchers in the world of tourism.<p>Which is more popular: Bath or Inverness?<p>With Roman remains, Georgian architecture and Jane Austen connections, surely Bath welcomes more tourists than plucky little Inverness? Not so, according to VisitBritain. London is …

Tourism

Vimeo's 34-year-old CEO on why she's not worried about YouTube or Netflix, and how she plans to bring in $100 million this year

Anjali Sud has always sought out opportunities that aren't easy — that seem intimidating at first.<p>She left Flint, Michigan, at 14 for the elite Massachusetts boarding school Phillips Academy. And she became the CEO of Vimeo at 34.<p>"I think that when you are pushed outside of your comfort zone, you …

General Motors

Snoop Dogg's latest reinvention is heaven-sent

A stream of tears cascades down Snoop Dogg's face. He takes a moment to exhale before continuing playback of his latest album, "Bible of Love."<p>It's the first time he's previewing the project – a 32-track compilation of gospel records that arrived earlier this month — and after a few songs he's …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

Beauty

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

Personal Finance

This 26-year-old makes $500,000 every month playing 'Fortnite' in his bedroom — here's how he does it

It has been a crazy couple of weeks for Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the 26-year-old Twitch streamer who recently played the popular game "Fortnite" with Drake and reportedly makes half a million dollars every month from his bedroom.<p>In just the past five days, he's gained an average of 83,000 followers a …

Ninja

Andrew Yang Wants You To Vote For A $1,000-A-Month Basic Income In 2020

The entrepreneur presidential candidate sees a wave of automation coming that’s going to take enough jobs to require a major national response–and he wants to be in the White House to implement it.<p>Andrew Yang has a one word answer for why he’s running for president in 2020. It’s not Trump, or …

Bernie Sanders

How this 32-year-old high school dropout built a business that sold to Target for $550 million

On Thursday, Target is rolling out same-day delivery at its stores in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, thanks to Shipt, the online same-day grocery …

Entrepreneurship

Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine says streaming services are 'too similar'

<b>Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine says streaming services are too similar - and need to diversify to survive.</b><p>"The streaming services are all charging $9.99 and everyone has the same music," he told the BBC.<p>"And it's really nice. You get whatever song you want, you get your playlists - but there's …

Apple Music