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The Man Who Captured Time

Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.<p>The first humans who put paint on stone drew deer, buffalo, horses. They drew all the beasts man knew, and they painted them running.<p>It started …

San Francisco

INVESTOR: Hedge funds are facing their own Uber moment

While the first problem may be a function of short-term market troubles, the second problem may be the result of a structural shift, according to some investors.<p>"You've seem some of the California pensions, some New York pensions, and even today MetLife said they are walking out of a $1.8 billion …

1,700 years ago, the mismanagement of a migrant crisis cost Rome its empire

On Aug. 3, 378, a battle was fought in Adrianople, in what was then Thrace and is now the province of Edirne, in Turkey. It was a battle that Saint Ambrose referred to as “the end of all humanity, the end of the world.”<p>The Eastern Roman emperor Flavius Julius Valens Augustus—simply known as Valens, …

Ancient History

How To Take Professional Photos With Your iPhone – iPhoneography

Professional iPhone photography tips abound on the internet, not a week goes by that I don’t see an article with “5 ways to improve...

iPhoneography

Casinos, money laundering and wire transfers: Inside a global bank heist

It's a real-life heist that sounds straight out of Hollywood: $101 million in stolen funds, taken from a secure account, disappeared into a murky world of casinos and money laundering.<p>If that's not enough drama, the caper involves at least four countries, a central bank and a pillar of the U.S. …

Casinos

How Uber cleverly controls its stock so it won't have to go public anytime soon — unlike Facebook, Twitter, and Google

And as of this moment, the company says it has no plan to go public, despite generating more than $10 billion in gross annual revenue.<p>The last time we saw a private company scale to a $60+ billion valuation was Facebook in 2011.<p>In March 2011, 14 months before Facebook went public, it was valued at …

Startups

51 weird food facts

We love a good fact at GLAMOUR HQ and we love, love, love a fact about something we can relate to. Here we've rounded up the strangest food facts on …

China's impossible trinity

<b>This weekend's meeting of the G20 group of countries sounded a relatively optimistic note on the global economy, in sharp contrast to the recent price falls in world asset markets.</b><p>So who is right: the markets or the ministers? The swing factor between a continuing stable but uninspiring global …

Economy

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes

In this world, nothing is certain except death, taxes and "inspirational quote" posts on Inc.com<p>Taxes got you feeling blue? Don't despair! Here are a slew of famous (and not so famous) quotes to make your tax season a bit less taxing. Enjoy!<p><i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to …

The Biggest Business Comebacks Of The Past 20 Years

Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.<p>Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years<p>In our fast-changing, startup-crazed economy, it can seem like only the newest companies have the agility …

Corporate Ponzi Game In China?

<i>Can Chinese Firms Defy Gravity of Profitability During Economic Downturn?</i><p>Like the Chinese economy that seems to have defied fundamental economic laws (such as “the right to private property is a prerequisite for development”), many Chinese firms have also been able to defy the ‘gravity’ or ‘golden …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

Norway Is Being So Smart About Oil That Its People Will Be Set For Generations

Not a cook but a chef, whose specialties range from salmon sashimi to roasted venison and whose 100 customers range in age from 1 to 6.<p>His open kitchen area, which forms the center of the daycare, is constantly invaded by happy, hungry, and inquisitive children.<p>"We have lots of space so they can …

Oil & Gas Industry

How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking that my work day is chaotic. There never seems to be enough time, and keeping track of where I’m supposed to be …

Like Hong Kong, Singapore needs democracy

Hong Kong's democracy movement has raised issues such as income inequality and an increasing cheerless economic outlook, especially for the younger generation. Not coincidentally, these are the same issues that are causing Singaporeans to despair over their future.<p>Despite the fact that, according …

This Device Could Make It Easier To Find Your Veins

Scientists have discovered a way to find your veins before poking around half a dozen times to find the spot. Now the Australian Red Cross Blood service is using the near infrared light device that locates blood to study whether being able to locate hard to find veins will result in reduced anxiety …