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Meet the world's youngest self-made billionaire

<b>John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame - he is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.</b><p>Just 27, he otherwise seems a supremely confident business leader and excellent communicator.<p>But ask him about how wealthy he is, and you sense his …

Startups

Science explains how to get what you want

Whether it's getting your partner to do more housework or making your colleagues back your latest idea, we all end up spending a considerable amount of time trying to persuade or even manipulate others.<p>So can science offer any clever tricks to get people to do what we want, without resorting to …

Psychology

The 55 Best Questions To Ask To Break The Ice And Really Get To Know Someone

What’s the first question most people ask you when you meet?<p>It’s likely, “What do you do?”<p>This has become the new “How’s it going?” or “How about that weather?” and it’s awful.<p>If you’re anything like me, this question leaves you feeling sized-up and minimized. It’s as if the asker is thinking to …

Halloween Costume

Taking Indonesia’s economy to the next level

Indonesians have good reason to be upbeat about their economic future. Despite volatile global commodity and financial markets, the nation’s GDP has …

Economic Development

David Nelson, CFA — Here is the essential life cycle for stocks that...

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

<i>Looking for new photographers to follow on 500px? Great! We’ve got a set of Top 10 lists in the works that’ll help you do just that. We’ll work our</i> …

Computer Science

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

7 Commitment-Free Decorating Ideas

Whether you're a renter or just indecisive, take note.<p><b>1. Slipcovers</b> <br>Don't write these off because they seem outdated or remind you of your grandmother's floral sofa. There are some great patterns and designs available, plus, it's a great way to revamp an old piece of furniture without making a big …

Credit Suisse: Here's the best stock in each sector of the market

Their analysts ranked up to 3 stocks based on a 6-12-month time horizon.<p>We're highlighting one of their top stocks in each of the 8 sectors.<p><i>Note: These are a snapshot of the analysts' top picks in the industries they cover, and should not be viewed as portfolios. Prices are as of the market close</i> …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

The iPhone may be starting to steal Android’s lower-income customers

When I was working in Tajikistan, a desperately poor country, my driver had an iPhone. He’d saved extensively to afford it, and prized it as a status symbol. And when things got tight, he didn’t trade it for a cheaper, equivalent Android model — he traded it in for an older iPhone.<p>Apple has begun …

Mobile

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80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

CES 2015: Preview of the new tech on show in Las Vegas

<b>Millions of gadgets have only just been unwrapped for Christmas, but the giants and minnows of the tech world are gearing up for a fresh barrage.</b><p>More than 3,500 firms will exhibit new wares at this years' International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, on top of the many others there for more …

CES

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …

The 20 Most Beautiful Apps Of The Year

We think the most beautiful apps of the year use color creatively, simplify otherwise annoying experiences, and spark our imaginations with fantastic game environments. They feature a strong attention to detail, along with a smart overall design that matches the function and feel of the app.<p>These …

Intuit’s CEO on Building a Design-Driven Company

Timothy Archibald<p>When Scott Cook cofounded Intuit, in 1983, many other companies were already offering software to help people track their finances. In fact, at least 46 similar products launched before Quicken, the product Cook created, which is why we sometimes joke about how instead of having …

Junichi Hakoyama – Inspiring Street Photographer from Japan

People most usually solitary figures keep walking amidst interesting backgrounds and surreal surroundings all painted in black and white. Yes, …

Photography

What is Installation Art?

<i>Heartbeat</i> by Charles Pétillon<p>Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to …

Art

Entryways That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Make the first thing guests see spectacular. Scroll below for visual inspiration.<p><b>Ready to revamp your entryway? Tell us what you would do below!</b>

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

30 Most Colorful Ways to Paint Your Dining Room

We're seeing red ... and blue and yellow and white.<p>The entertaining hub of your home deserves an equally lively paint job. Get these designer-approved paint colors and palettes, and don't miss even more decorating ideas from over 85 favorite dining rooms.

What Some Of Google's Most Elite, Entrepreneurial Employees Are Doing Now

Mayer started the two-year rotational training program to home-grow managers who would be "Googley." The program has since become rather legendary, and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told Steven Levy that he expects an APM alumni to run the company someday.<p>When you pick people who are leaders and …

Why Apple has to keep reinventing itself

“Almost every highly successful tech company,” writes Jan Dawson in his latest Tech.pinions post, “has a very high margin core business which …

Another Deutsche Banker And Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Commits Suicide

Back on January 26, a 58-year-old former senior executive at German investment bank behemoth Deutsche Bank, William Broeksmit, was found dead after …

Who Got Rich This Week: CEOs Of A Specialty Pharmacy Chain and A Networking Devices Company

Public Diplomacy<p>In 1975, shortly after graduating from Ferris State University in Michigan, Philip Hagerman joined his father Dale in running a small pharmacy in Flint, Mich. that his father had recently purchased. Nearly four decades later, with the leadership of the younger Hagerman as chairman …

Watch Martin Zweig Predict A Market Crash The Friday Before 'Black Monday'

Here's an amazing video from that time.<p>Martin Zweig, the legendary Wall Street analyst who passed away in February 2013, appeared on Louis Rukeyser's PBS show "Wall Street Week" on Friday, October 16, 1987.<p>On the show, Zweig said he wasn't just looking for a typical prolonged sell off.<p>"I haven't …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.