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The ultimate sign you’re working for a great company

<i>Fortune</i>’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list provides useful insights into how we collectively view corporate culture. Most of us flip …

Market Capitalization

The Wild Story of the Who's Managers: Inside New Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'

The film recounts how Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert helped turn the band into rock icons<p>In the summer of 1964, two aspiring filmmakers, Chris Stamp and …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

Man Arrested After Revealing Hiding Spot on Snapchat

A man was successfully evading arrest for burglary until he sent friends a Snapchat that revealed he was hiding in a cabinet during a police …

Social Media

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 10 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 3 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels …

8 Chicago startups to watch

There’s no shortage of cities vying to be the next Silicon Valley, and over the last few years Chicago has made it clear that it too is throwing its …

Startups

The level of black unemployment in the US is crisis-level for everyone else

The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee is cloistered in Washington today, Mar 18, working out how to move the economy forward, and the biggest question it faces is when to raise interest rates and shift to a slightly less supportive role for the economy. The latest policy pronouncement is …

Federal Reserve

The Pirate Bay's new network is making ISP blocks useless

Despite global efforts to put the kibosh on infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB), the lair of internet swashbucklers is proving almost impossible to sack. Swedish police succeeded in taking the site down late last year, only for it to reappear the following month. And stronger than ever it …

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Genetics

7 SEO strategies to implement in 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds a bit like rocket science. With the right combo of this widget and that module, add in time, subtract theory and maybe the equation will produce a solution better than the last.<p>Like most technology, what was applied last year in online marketing efforts may …

Piggybacking robot feeds you tomatoes while you run

We might have a new winner for the "world's silliest wearable" award. Japanese juice vendor Kagome has teamed up with the mechanical artists at Maywa Denki to build Petit-Tomatan, a piggybacking robot that feeds you tomatoes (which reportedly help your "antioxidant power") while you're running. …

Twitter’s Dilemma

Twitter is two things. It is a concept — everyone in the world connected in real time — that’s so obvious in retrospect that it is impossible to imagine it not existing. It is also a product that has had a rough time living up to that concept.<p>Much of its battles have had to do with convincing the …

Social Media

Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.<p>The human genetic code is very similar to the genetic code of our closest living relative -- the chimpanzee -- sharing around 95 percent. Of all the differences, …

Genetics

Sex and Dating Apps

Worried the cute girl you met at the bar is your cousin? Of course not. But in Iceland—a nation of just 320,000 closely related souls—the risk of accidentally sleeping with a relative is real. To prevent unintended incest, Icelandic developers came up with Islendinga-App, which allows you to bump …

Cabbie of the Week: Pierre Beauzile

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of speaking with a Haitian cabbie on my way to class. We talked about, well, pretty much everything, and I was mad at myself for forgetting to ask him for his contact information once I reached my destination.<p>But as we all know, life operates in interesting and …

New York City

The Novel that Predicts Russia’s Invasion of Crimea

“Who wouldn’t recognize, amid the crazed architectural flourishes of Downtown Simferopol, the assertive skyscraping simplicity of the pencil-like home of the Russian Courier.” Thus begins one of my favorite novels of the twentieth century. The same novel ends with Russia annexing Crimea after its …

Google's 'show me the menu' search brings the most important restaurant info up first

No matter how good the food is, it seems like many restaurants hide the most important info (what's cooking, and how much does it cost?) under a slew of sub pages, outdated Flash interfaces or bizarre PDF scans of printed pages. Google Search users can now pull up those details even faster and in a …

Square tests Pickup app for ordering ahead from local restaurants

Square wants you to know that that it's more than just a register. The company has begun beta testing Square Pickup, a new service that lets you order food and other items from local Square merchants. Pickup only works at a handful of San Francisco restaurants, <i>Priceonomics</i> reports, but could roll …

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

Download every De La Soul album for free today

Legendary hip hop group celebrates 25th anniversary with 25-hour giveaway<p>Hip hop legends De La Soul are making their entire catalog available for free download today, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album. The catalog will be available at De La Soul's website from 11 AM ET on …

5 Biggest Flip-Flops from Apple

In the last decade, Apple has transformed itself from a garden-variety technology company with an especially rabid fan base to the most valuable …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

This will be the trend that we hope never ever dies. As the Web grows and becomes more involved, and as more things are developed, designers and Web developers are going to get their hands on them. If you thought parallax scrolling techniques were cool, just you wait.<p>Expect to see many more things …

Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.<p>I am told that 2013 was a lost year for tech.<p>Apparently, there was no innovation. There was merely a concentration on such moving …

Google Glass

There Are Now At Least 14 Digital Currencies Worth More Than $1

Bitcoin prices on the Mt. Gox exchange have climbed back up to $800. Litecoin, which bills itself as the "silver" to Bitcoin's gold and is often accepted by retailers taking Bitcoin, surpassed $1 months ago and now stands at $24.<p>But many lesser-known currencies have broken through the $1 …

Cryptocurrency

Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine-motor skills. A study of people’s ability to translate training that involves clicking and twiddling a computer mouse reveals that the brain can apply that …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3