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Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

Musical.ly, the craze turning pop fans into stars

Lip-synching app Musical.ly has gone from web gimmick to internet smash, hosting souped-up video clips for 95 million (mostly) teens. What’s its secret?<p>Essex-based 17-year-old Amelia Gething was on holiday with her family in Barbados this summer when a stranger approached with a question: “Are you …

Brands Are Reaching Out to Millennials Who Want a Break From ‘Adulting’

Growing up is never easy, and millennials have turned the struggle into a slang word: "adulting," with dedicated memes that say things like, "I'm …

Advertising Industry

Almost everyone who is single is single for the same reason

“Write about the search,” he said. “That’s what’s fucking killing everyone.”<p>“The search?” Did he mean finding a new rent-controlled apartment that wasn’t possessed by fruit flies? Or perhaps a new startup job that boasted an extra one-zillionth percent of equity? In San Francisco we were all …

How Many Affluent Millennials Are There?

Recently the Millennial generation has been the focus of many marketing pundits' articles and columns. No matter the slight variations defining the …

Advertising Industry

4 thoughtful Tinder alternatives for finding love in Asia

SINGAPORE — Online dating is booming across Asia, and Tinder is far from being the only option.<p>According to a survey, half of Singaporeans in 2013 …

Apps

Lounger Is Like Tinder For Airports, Connecting You With Fellow Fliers

This should make your next flight a bit more interesting.<p>Could your soulmate be hiding amidst the cast of characters you encounter at the airport?<p>Lounger, described by Boarding Area as the "Tinder for frequent travelers," thinks it's possible. The app, launched by two frequent fliers (Jessika …

Parenthood summed up in 10 laugh-out

Mums and dads, welcome to your life… in comic form. Talented greeting card artist and dad of two, Brian Gordon has delved deep into the world of …

Infographic: a Look at Kids’ Media Consumption

It may not be surprising that kids in every age group are watching TV regularly, but that's far from the only way the lunchbox set are consuming …

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook’s Plan to Wire the World

handauli is a tiny town in rural India about a four-hour drive southwest of New Delhi. India’s a big country, and there are several Chandaulis. This …

Sex and Silicon Valley: the veritable arms race of the dating app industry

Silicon Valley has long attracted young entrepreneurs and software engineers with the promise of wealth. Now it shimmers with an additional appeal: sex.<p>The technology boom has given many of the industry's workers in the San Francisco bay area money, confidence and a hedonistic tinge at odds with …

The Power Of Video -- The Premier Communications Tool Of Today

The human mind has an inherent unfulfilled need for information and interaction. Before the advent of the printing press, handwritten word and oral tradition dominated the preservation and communication of cultures, ideas and beliefs. Then in 1450, Johannes Gutenberg helped changed the world. The …

Revealed: Apple and Google's wage-fixing cartel involved dozens more companies, over one million employees

<i>“British medieval ordinances of Bristol cobblers in 1364 state, ‘Masters are forbidden to poach workers from other members of the craft.’”</i><p>— <b>Orly …

Move over, Kerouac! “Grand Theft Auto” is the American Dream narrative now

When real travel stops feeling revelatory, the digital road takes its place — for good or ill<p>Ryan Leas<p>January 5, 2014 9:00pm (UTC)<p>You want to begin again. You'll get it right this time. Buy the beautiful house, associate with interesting, beautiful people. Drive a new car. A fast one. Get rich, …