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How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Adblocking And The End Of Big Advertising

I have a confession to make as an internet writer: I block ads. It’s not a habit I formed recently – I have pretty much blocked ads my entire life, in every medium that I can. In middle school, I bought the first-generation TiVo in order to skip television ads (my mother may have helped with this …

Digital Advertising

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America is a Ponzi scheme: A commencement speech for the scammed

If you’re graduating from a liberal arts college, you’ve been taken for a ride. Start getting used to it<p>It couldn’t be a sunnier, more beautiful day to exit your lives -- or enter them -- depending on how you care to look at it. After all, here you are four years later in your graduation togs with …

Build It Even If They're Not Coming? Galaxy Macau Opens Into Teeth Of Yearlong Revenue Slump

When your market declines for 11 straight months and shows no signs of recovery, you’d think effected businesses would cut back on investment, hunkering down until better times arrive. That’s not what’s happening in Macau, evidenced by Wednesday’s opening of Galaxy Macau’s $3 billion second phase. …

Macau

Mutant Bacteria Will Test You For Disease And Color Your Pee Accordingly

Colorful pee is easy to see<p>From sophisticated imaging tools to cancer-sniffing dogs, researchers are constantly seeking better ways to detect disease, which could lead to earlier and more effective treatment. In recent years, genetically manipulated bacteria seemed like promising indicators, but …

E.coli

9 steps for solving income inequality — and why we need to be talking about them

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth<p>Tim Smeeding, a professor of public affairs and economics at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin — Madison, has a few ideas on how to solve income inequality in the US.<p>Lane Kenworthy, a sociology professor at UC San Diego, posted Smeeding's …

Income Inequality

Jobless? Blame corporate America’s borrowing binge

What led to the Great Recession? Was it all the fault of consumers? Did they borrow recklessly because money was cheap and mortgages were too easy to …

7 Funding Options for Accelerating Startup Growth | Inc.com

There are so many ways to fund your startup, and I've tried almost all of them. The major hindrance to starting up a small business is funding. Most entrepreneurs don't realize that there are more ways to get funding for your startup than going to an angel investor or venture capitalist.<p>Here are 7 …

Startups

Applyifi generates investment decks for startups, matches them to investors

A brilliant idea has struck you, and you know exactly how to build on it and create a profitable business. However, a few things are stopping you on …

The cost of dry cleaning shows the importance of US inflation data

A dry cleaning price rise in Washington DC appears a long way from the world's financial markets, but the skittish investor response to a long …

Economic Data

Gumball 3000 Aston Martin Sports New Glow-In-The-Dark Paint

There's nothing like the Gumball 3000.<p>The inter-continental sprint popular with the racers, rappers, rock stars, and ridiculously rich dudes is …

'We saved £1,000 a month while living with parents': Your eight step guide to climbing onto the property ladder

High house prices and stagnant wages mean first-time homebuyers need to be more determined than ever to secure the keys to their dream property.<p>But …

Finance

Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love

The book suggestion of this week is about design and how it has helped products to be more than just useful but also pleasant to use. Well-designed …

Articles about 5 home office design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>With more and more people beginning to telecommute and work remotely from home, the home office is getting more attention than...<p>On a daily basis, we feature homes that stand …

Home Offices

Monaco car collector profits from 'flipping' Ferraris

Pieter van Naeltwijck is no ordinary car collector.<p>The Monacomillionaire makes his money in real estate, but brings in a little extra by buying and selling some of the newest, most exclusive cars on the planet.<p>When a supercar manufacturer launches a new model, van Naeltwijck snaps it up. Limited …

Real Estate

“Perilously close to propaganda”: How Fox News shilled for Iraq War, and Jon Stewart returned sanity

“Fox Effect” pushed American media to get in line and back the Iraq War. Only two comedy shows had guts to resist<p>It was no accident that the war in Iraq was the quintessential television event. Months before the invasion began, Bush administration and military officials began planning how they …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

Articles about 20 dream homes and around los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Articles about 10 rustic hideaways beaten path on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...<p>A quirky mountain refuge by French designer Charlotte Perriand is an ingenious take on small-space living.<p>The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at …

Architecture

Articles about 6 basics infill development on Dwell.com - Dwell

Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from …

Obama Administration

The world’s top selling beer is a watery lager sold only in China for $1 a liter

If you live outside of China, you may never had heard of Snow, a pale ale made by SABMiller and China Resources Enterprise. But it has been the top selling beer brand in the world in terms of volume since 2008, when it overtook Bud Light. SABMiller likes to brag that in 2012 it sold enough Snow …

Selling

Meet the 22-year-old blogger who gets paid up to $15,000 for a single Instagram post

Danielle Bernstein, the personal-style blogger behind We Wore What, recently told Harper's Bazaar that she can make as much as $15,000 from a single Instagram post.<p>The money comes from brands that want to get their products noticed by the 992,000 people who follow Bernstein on the app.<p>Like many …