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CREXi raises $11 million to bring commercial real estate out of the Dark Ages

Managing, buying and selling commercial real estate is a fairly primitive process. CREXi founder Mike DeGiorgio remembers one experience in 2014 when he was required to fax and mail details about an urgent transaction to the leasing office, a move that made him think he was back in the era of Pogs …

Real Estate

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Microbiology

BRD crowdraises $32 million to build financial services into a mobile crypto wallet

Crypto wallets can’t remain crypto wallets for long. There is so much competition and so many scammers that value-added features like financial services are de rigueur. BRD knows this quite well and is putting $32 million behind the platform to grow out the features and cryptocurrencies supported …

FinTech

This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself

Laura Behrens Wu came to the U.S. as an outsider, and admits she's still trying to find her way.<p>When it comes to entrepreneurship, few things are certain, but one thing you can always count on is that you’re going to hear the word no. This is a lesson that Shippo CEO and co-founder Laura Behrens Wu …

Entrepreneurship

To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer alternative for new car shoppers

People use monthly subscriptions to pay for lots of things they used to buy: music, smartphones, books and even clothes.<p>Why not cars?<p>That's the thinking behind car subscription services that are cropping up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, the New York metro area, Atlanta, and several other cities in …

General Motors

Scaleway launches updated cloud servers for $2.40 per month

French cloud hosting company Scaleway announced new servers for its cloud offering. While the company’s offering was already quite cheap, Scaleway is going one step further with prices starting at €1.99 per month (around $2.40 per month).<p>For this price, you get an x86 server with 1 core, 1GB of …

Cloud Computing

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

A Science-Approved Plan for Sustainable Fat Loss<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The majority of diets don't work for long. Hunger pangs plague you, …

Nutrition

5 reasons I'm learning programming at 29

My story, just in case it encourages you.<p>It seems to be a rite of passage within the programming community for the career-changers to write about why …

Computer Science

Should Your Business Be Fully Remote?

Have you considered making your business be fully remote? Regardless of whether you’re planning to launch a new startup or you’re adapting an …

The Workplace

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis | GQ

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dental Care

20 Ways to Make Black Beans the Star of Your Meal

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

Cooking

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else

Why your cologne bottle shouldn't have a designer name on it.

Men's Fashion

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

I Drank Moon Juice for One Week and Here’s What Happened

Moon Juice has had a cult following for its line of “dusts” that promise to help you look, think, and sleep better. While I love the concept (more zzz’s? Yes please!), the skeptic in me is wary of any line of products that seems too good to be true. So when a friend tipped me on her latest …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Sex addict almost driven to suicide by random hookups, porn, 'illegal activities'

A sex addict has revealed how her dangerous hookups with total strangers nearly drove her to suicide.<p>Jace Downey now believes her addiction stems from repressed memories of being sexually abused by her own dad — from the age of five.<p>By the time she sought help, the 30-year-old, from Austin, Texas, …

Otter app transcribes conversations like it's no big deal

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

The Benefits of Black Garlic and How It Beats the White Version

How many of you have ever heard of black garlic? No, it’s not a fancy weapon from a vampire story. It’s just a very popular, real-life ingredient …

How to make any Android phone feel as fast as an iPhone

In its early days, Android was a slow and buggy mobile platform. Even the most powerful smartphones that were released each year would experience …

Android Phones

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones: how much can you save?

Membership has its privileges, and Amazon Prime membership is no exception. For one, it can get you some sweet deals on new, unlocked phones. These deals are limited to Prime members, giving you steep discounts in exchange for putting up with a few lock screen ads. The price difference is sometimes …

TripIt now lets you know how long the airport security line is in real-time

If you're a frequent traveller, you might have already heard of an app called TripIt. TripIt lets users streamline their entire travel itinerary by …

botkeeper has an automated bookkeeping bot for your accounting needs

There are probably few things that small businesses hate more than accounting. It’s tedious, time consuming and totally vital to ensure that businesses can remain in business and don’t run afoul of authorities.<p>Well, to make the process of bookkeeping a little bit less painful, a number of investors …

The French Cheese Puffs You Can Keep in Your Freezer

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>There are two-dozen Parmesan gougères in my freezer ready to bake off at a moment's notice. I have zero parties on the …

Baking

Basic Vegetable Broth Recipe

A basic and flavorful vegetable broth recipe to make vegetarian soups, vegetarian gravy, or just to add flavor to a variety of vegetarian recipes. …

39 Healthy Soup Recipes That Make Any Day Cozier

Cooking

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This job site wants to match developers and employers based on culture and values

Tech recruitment is a big business, and there are no shortages of job sites. Companies spend huge amounts of money trying to find the brightest and best candidates, while engineers dedicate hours poring over Indeed and Craigslist in search of well-paying, yet fulfilling work.<p>Key Values is a job …

Employment