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Pivot-Happy Fab Launches New Brand For Stylish, Yet Affordable, Housewares

With Hem, the embattled online retailer is hoping to rise from the ashes once again<p>Fab, the shape-shifting online retailer, today announced yet another new identity. Along with the teams from European furniture companies One Nordic and MassivKonzept, Fab is launching a new brand called Hem–Swedish …

Furniture

Need A Creative Solution? Go For A Walk, Says Science

Need a creative solution? New research from Stanford supports the notion that going for a stroll can do wonders for certain types of mental roadblocks.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>As far as we know, there is no …

Every Fitness App And Wearable Should Have A Mood Tracker

Along with its many other benefits, regular workouts contribute to better moods and energy levels. As a result, I am constantly surprised to see how many fitness tracking apps and wearable devices lack a mood tracking feature.<p>My interest in this is personal. When I was teenager, I was diagnosed …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

This One Chart Shows Which Stores Will Survive The Brick-And-Mortar Apocalypse

A massive wave of store closures is changing the face of retail forever.<p>New technology and the rise in online shopping is wiping out some retailers, such as those selling music, camera equipment, and computers.<p>But physical stores will never become totally obsolete. Consumers still want to touch and …

eCommerce

9 Highly Successful People Share What They Wish They Knew In College

"Whether you know exactly where you're heading or feel a bit lost," writes Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in "Lean In For Graduates," the latest edition of her popular book, "everyone has this in common: you're all in for big surprises."<p>College graduates will leave the safe, structured world of …

The downside of being Goldman Sachs

Being an elite brand with household name recognition has clear advantages for attracting talent. Goldman Sachs, for example, recently said it accepted only 4% of the people that applied for its analyst program. A new paper (paywall) confirms that the most prestigious investment banks get the best …

Why Madison Avenue is becoming more like Wall Street

Wall Street banks and trading firms are known for hiring the smartest mathematicians and computer scientists in the world.<p>These geniuses develop complex algorithms and use the most advanced technologies to quickly make investment decisions based on vast amounts of data. Every day, billions of …

How A Regulation Helped Ease Way For Stock Market's 'Flash Boys'

High-frequency trading has drastically altered the stock markets — and not always for the better, as the book <i>Flash Boys</i> makes clear. The roots of this kind of trading lie in a regulation passed to encourage the spread of electronic exchanges. Now, some critics say it's time to decide whether new …

Different Customers, Different Prices, Thanks To Big Data

<b>RIC KOSTICK, THE COFOUNDER</b> of cosmetics company 100% Pure, was clicking through his e-mail one day when a message from a San Francisco startup caught his eye.<p>“We’ve developed a machine learning algorithm that is able to predict which customers will leave your site without purchasing any of your …

Why Starting Small Can Lead to a Better App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The biggest question mobile app developers usually ask themselves is, 'how do I reach out to my customers?' Or, 'do my customers even want the app that I'm building?'<p>Building an app that brings traction and generates wealth requires that …

Customers

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

With Portable Native Client, Google brings “write once, run everywhere” to Chrome

Chrome apps are still few and far between but this week, Google provided developers with another set of tools to change the situation. PNaCl, which …

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

Acapella Group Perform Incredible 28-Song 'Evolution Of Beyoncé' Medley

Fresh off their win at the first-ever YouTube Music Awards Sunday<b>,</b> The Pentatonix acapella group performed an amazing medley of Beyoncé hits on Monday's "Ellen."<p>But the singing group aren't new on the scene.<p>They won season 3 of NBC's "The Sing Off" and have 150 million views on YouTube on their …

Nymphomaniac clip removed from Youtube for breaching rules on sex and nudity

The latest teaser trailer for Lars von Trier's already much anticipated Nymphomaniac was briefly removed from Youtube earlier today, after apparently falling foul of the site's rules on nudity and sexual content.<p>The 57-second clip is the fifth such "appetizer" to be released on the film's official …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

How the “Navy SEALs” of trading are taking on Wall Street’s predatory robots

<i>Editors’ note: This article was originally published on October 25, 2013. It explains how IEX—the firm profiled in</i> Flash Boys<i>, Michael Lewis’s book about high-frequency trading published today—works to neutralize the advantages high-frequency traders enjoy in the markets.</i><p>A plague of predators are …

Meet 'The Brothers' Who Shaped U.S. Policy, Inside And Out

In 1953, for the first and only time in history, two brothers were appointed to head the overt and covert sides of American foreign policy. President Dwight Eisenhower appointed John Foster Dulles secretary of state, and Allen Dulles director of the CIA.<p>Journalist Stephen Kinzer says the Dulles …

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Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Alcohol

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Butternut

Nate Silver Predicts That You, Too, Can Be A Data Master

The Web’s greatest prognosticator believes that you–yes, you–can learn to be data literate, if you’re willing to get your hands a little dirty.<p>Everybody has a crush on Nate Silver.<p>The statistician-author-blogger calls elections and awards with titillating accuracy–and from what he’s said before, …

A New Breed Of Mindless Stock-Trading Robots Is Causing Instant Mini Stock Crashes 10 Times A Day

Algorithms are at war with each other on Wall Street, and most of the time, we don’t even notice. But the arms race of “ultrafast predatory algorithms” in the financial sector could also portend the future of cyberattacks.<p>The stock market crashes all the time without anyone even noticing. That’s …

Infographic: Mapping The United States By Its Porn Searches

We like to believe in the United States of America that regionality and socioeconomics don’t separate us, that the American experience is the human experience. The only real difference between us may be an accent here or there and maybe a predilection for regional cuisines.<p>Well, apparently tastes …

Kacey Musgraves: 'I don't want to be the McDonald's of music'

Kacey Musgraves stands onstage at the Arts Club in central London and absent-mindedly worries the tuning pegs of her guitar. "Hope y'all don't mind depressing country music," she twangs. There are a few titters from the crowd; the venue comfortably holds about 100, but because of the excitable …