Lamís Júri

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What It's Like Raising Money As A Woman In Silicon Valley

<i>Editor’s note: We don’t publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like</i> …

Google's Company That Wants To Cure Death Now Has Its Own Website

Calico, the company Google launched in September to try to cure death by tackling aging and illness, now has an official website (hat-tip to SFGate, where we first saw the news).<p>When Google CEO Larry Page first announced the new lab, he didn't give much of a roadmap for how Calico would work on …

Twitter admits that as many as 23 million of its active users are automated

<i>This piece has been updated to clarify the kinds of accounts in question.</i><p>Twitter raised eyebrows last month when it suggested that many of its active users aren’t actually human. Now we know how many.<p>In a new filing, the company said that “up to approximately 8.5%” of the accounts it considers …

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This Model's Attitude About Body Image Is Truly Beautiful

It's not hard to spot Nikia Phoenix in a magazine spread or on the runway. The model has a look that you just can't forget thanks to her stunning freckled face.<p>While Phoenix has built an impressive portfolio, including ad campaigns for Alternative Apparel, Coca-Cola and Target, she still faces …

Woman scales barbed wire fence hoping to stop a plane in Canada

A woman climbed a barbed wire fence at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sunday with the intention to stop the plane she thought was carrying her husband, said a Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman.<p>"Her intent was to stop the aircraft from taking off," said Sgt. …

Hitting the beach in hijab in Iran

The ocean is usually a sign of freedom, immense freedom. Standing on the shore the sea stretches the horizon. Even the sky is a reflection of its colour. Walking along the shore, taking in the sounds of the ocean drowns out the noise of the city. As you train your gaze on its vastness, it can put …

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