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The Latest Designs That Turn Bathtubs Into Works Of Art

In every room or particular area of the house there’s one element or furniture piece which stands out from the rest and which dictates the way …

Interior Design

Taslimi Residence / Fleetwood Fernandez Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of this 5,600 square foot single family home in Santa Monica was rooted in a keen awareness …

Architecture

This in-demand AI genius just got $175 million from Silicon Valley’s biggest investors

Andrew Ng may not be a household name like other tech entrepreneurs, but he's very in-demand among techies both in Silicon Valley and in China.<p>Ng is one of the top experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies in the world — he's taught at Stanford, worked at Google, and most …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

The Secret to Beating the Stock Market, According to Vanguard Experts

The index-fund giant says indexing isn't the only way to go.<p>While surfing the web the other day I came across an article on Vanguard’s website titled</i> …

Steve Case: 3 Ways to Get Rich With the Internet's 'Third Wave' | Inc.com

We are in the middle of a revolution. The Internet of Things (IoT), which gained legitimacy in 2015, is predicted to grow to $1.7 trillion in 2020, from $655.8 billion in 2014, as more devices come online and platforms and services grow up around them. For vendors selling hardware and software to …

Innovation

A 29-year-old CEO named to Forbes 30 under 30 shares his advice for young entrepreneurs

RapidSOS, a New York-based startup that's modernizing the way people connect with emergency services, is growing quick.<p>Their smartphone app Haven, which allows users to transmit their exact location to emergency dispatchers, was launched in June 2016 and the company expects to be in a million …

At Last: MuleSoft Files IPO Documents

Business software company MuleSoft filed documents for its long-rumored initial public offering just before the long holiday weekend, the latest …

Stocks Are No Longer the Most Actively Traded Securities in Stock Markets

Stock exchanges are increasingly getting out of the stock trading business.<p>As weird as it may seem, individual shares no longer are the most actively …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement

Why The Rich And Super-Rich Will Purchase Life Insurance Even Without An Estate Tax

Even if President-elect Donald Trump is proposing the elimination of the estate tax, reasons still remain for the rich and super-rich to purchase life insurance. One of the leading authorities in the field of life insurance, Frank Seneco, president of Seneco & Associates, shares some of the reasons …

Estate Tax

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

6 Stunning Homes in Black-and-White Theme That Shows How Minimalism Is Now The IN Thing

Nothing quite compares to a black and white colour palette when it comes to interior design – the colour scheme lends itself to both vintage and …

20 beautiful Kitchen layouts to copy

Every home irrespective of its size has a kitchen that is used both for dishing up delectable meals and also as a place for bonding with family over …

Interior Design

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

A 70-Acre Estate in Connecticut Seeks $14.9 Million—Greek Folly and Amphitheater Included

The property features a five-acre swimming pond and a tennis pavilion with a grass roof<p>A Washington, Conn., estate going on the market for $14.9 …

Real Estate

The 55 buildings in New York City you need to see in your lifetime

It's said that New York City is a concrete jungle (where dreams are made of), but there's a lot to love about the concrete (and glass, and steel, and brick) that makes up the city.<p>The five boroughs are jam-packed with scores of iconic buildings and architectural landmarks. New York was home to the …

First Drive: 2017 Bentley Bentayga

We all know of Bentley’s long-standing relationship with Breitling, but watch associations aside, the idea of tearing around for a couple of days in the world’s fastest, most powerful, and most luxurious SUV on the planet sounded like a pretty reasonable place to set the bar. Bentley has run a …

John McAfee's mysterious new company is the hottest stock in America right now

With over 108 million shares traded, it was the most active stock, ahead of Bank of America.<p>Tuesday was another day in a stream of strong upward moves for the stock after the company announced on May 9 that it was naming John McAfee, founder of antivirus firm McAfee Security, as CEO and re-branding …

Bank of America

20 Fresh And Cool Home Office Ideas.

Cool home office ideas today are very popular. Many people work from home via the Internet. Very important is office placement. Of course, you can …

Interior Design

Did China Just Steal $360 Billion From America?

“The FBI has obtained information regarding multiple malicious cyber actor groups that have compromised sensitive business information from U.S. commercial and government networks through cyber espionage,” warned the law enforcement agency on the 2nd of this month. At about the same time, the …

Cybersecurity

The Week Ahead: The Bubble No One Is Discussing

The initial reaction to the weak jobs report Friday caused further selling in early trading Friday. Investors apparently were more concerned about the weakness in the economy than the prospects that the Fed will not raise rates soon. Based on the Fed fund futures the odds for a hike in June are at …

Stock Markets

5 Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes You Can Order Right Now

Modern green living<p>One of the major benefits of prefab homes is efficiency. This starts with the basic premise of on-site assembly with precise factory-made elements, which is often completed in a matter of days and eliminates lots of potential for waste. And then there are sexier sustainability …

The Secret History of Tiger Woods

The death of his father set a battle raging inside the world's greatest golfer. How he waged that war -- through an obsession with the Navy SEALs -- …

Golf

Investors are fleeing hedge funds in droves

In September 2014, the $300-billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest pension fund, announced that it would liquidate over the following year its investments totaling $4 billion in 24 hedge funds and six funds-of-funds; they were too complicated and too …

Investing

NYC's first passive apartment building set to open next month

1/7<p>Perch Harlem Passive Apartments<p>NYC is about to get its first passive apartment building. Located in Hamilton Heights, the 34-unit Perch Harlem …

Apartment Building

13 Sports Stars Who Knew When to Say Goodbye

When do you know the right time to say goodbye? It's a question that countless athletes have pondered when their careers came to an end.<p>Sometimes, sports stars get it right. They leave on their own terms.<p>The focus here was bringing some of the best endings into the light. That could mean anything …

Michael Jordan

20 front door ideas – contemporary house entrance design

The entrance is a special area of the home – it connects and simultaneously separates the house. The modern front door has to fulfill several …

Interior Design

Where Is All the World’s Money Going?

“Far from trickling down, income and wealth are instead being sucked upwards at an alarming rate,” a new Oxfam study finds.<p>Wealth just keeps growing for the 62 richest people in the world. Collectively, this ultra-wealthy group controls $1.76 trillion, which is about the cumulative worth of the …