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Stripe Is Helping Foreign Entrepreneurs Set Up U.S. Businesses

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

FinTech

The Very First Mistake Most Startup Founders Make

<i>This article was updated on February 25.</i><p>Founders face a wide range of decisions when building their startups: market decisions, product decisions, financing decisions, and many more. The temptation is to prioritize these choices over decisions about how to structure their own founding teams. That’s …

Management

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29 Days of February - 29 Photos of African Americans throughout Naval History. ‪#‎BlackHistoryMonth‬<p>Original Caption:<br>Machinist Mate School, Ill. (National Archives Photo # 80-G-188362)<p>What a great way to celebrate #Black History Month! Thanks for sharing so many fantastic images, @navyhistory!<p>If you are interested in learning more about the photographic series designated 80-G, try exploring our catalog at: https://catalog.archives.gov/, or just follow the link in the citation below.<p><b>Series</b> …

How 'Values Voters' Became 'Nostalgia Voters'

White evangelicals are culturally and economically disaffected—anxious to protect the conservative Christian culture rapidly disappearing in America.<p>The South Carolina Republican primary results present long-time observers of white evangelical Protestants’ political behavior with a conundrum. How …

Republicans

Inside Guantanamo Bay Prison: Pictures

Protest

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Largest Study of Its Kind Finds There IS a Difference Between Organic And Non-Organic Animal Products

Different, but not necessarily better.<p>While the number of organic products on our supermarket shelves has been rapidly increasing over the past …

Diets

The Science Of Cell Division, Illustrated

One of the 10 award-winning science visualizations from the 2016 Vizzies<p>When her colleague Jie Xiao approached her to make an illustration for a journal article, Jennifer Fairman didn’t know just how challenging the assignment would be. Xiao was studying <i>E. coli</i> bacteria. Her team had revealed the …

A village made of Moon dust

A German scientist is using James Bond technology to help design a brickworks on the Moon.<p>Despite the Man with the Golden Gun having a powerful weapon, this 1974 Bond outing is generally considered one of the most flaccid of the franchise.<p>The story limps from London to Thailand, with our hero on …

Apollo Missions

How Feng Shui Could Help Build Better Products

Feng shui is all about creating a harmonious household. Here’s how to make your app feel every bit as homey.<p>“Oh jeez” is what I typically hear from coworkers any time I suggest feng shui for the humble office of our startup Zugata in Palo Alto. They all think it’s silly, superstitious nonsense. …

Home Decorating

This is how the world's first Hyperloop might actually look

A team of students from MIT have won a competition to design pods for the still-unbuilt Hyperloop transportation system.<p>More than 100 university …

High-speed Rail

Stop Humiliating Teachers

A necessary commonplace: Almost everyone we know has been turned around, or at least seriously shaken, by a teacher—in college, maybe, but often in high school, often by a man or a woman who drove home a point or two about physics, literature, or ethics, and looked at us sternly and said, in …

Education

Rubio And Cruz Need The Mormon Vote In Nevada

NORTH LAS VEGAS — The people lined up on stage waiting for Marco Rubio to arrive at the Texas Station casino in North Las Vegas on Sunday night …

Government

Donald Trump in New York: Deep Roots, but Little Influence

It is impossible to miss when you fly into New York City and spot the golf course in the shadow of the Whitestone Bridge. It is hard to avoid when you stroll along Fifth Avenue, or venture past the skating rink or carousel in Central Park. And it is there in bright lights, no less, when you pass …

Donald Trump

L.A. County spends more than $233,000 a year to hold each youth in juvenile lockup

Los Angeles County's juvenile detention system was designed in an era when youth crime was on the rise.<p>The number of juvenile arrests has fallen dramatically in recent years.<p>Some say the system has not kept up with this shift, and now it's costing taxpayers money.<p>A county audit found that the …

Slack founder seems surprised by its runaway success

Stewart Butterfield graduated high school to become part of the slacker generation, which is coincidentally reflected in the name of his business software start-up, Slack. His Twitter bio includes an apathetic "shruggie" emoticon and a mea culpa: "I'm trying my hardest!"<p>In other words, he's not …

Road to the discovery of gravitational waves was riddled with doubt

When scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory first realized they had finally detected gravitational waves in September, they kept the discovery largely hidden from the public for close to five months.<p>But the signal -- borne of a collision some 1.3 billion years ago …

Telegram hits 100 million users as CEO voices support for Apple over FBI

Encrypted messaging app has come under criticism for enabling terrorists to securely communicate with one another<p>Telegram, the encrypted messaging app that launched in 2013, now has 100 million monthly active users. In a blog post announcing the milestone, the company said 350,000 new users are …

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