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A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed that I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've …

Love Stories

Summer fiction: the best new novels, thrillers, crime books and short stories

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for literary fiction, thrilling page-turners or hardboiled mysteries, our critics have the answer<p>Novels<p>Kudos by Rachel Cusk<p>Few fictional projects have been as subtly shape-shifting as Cusk’s trilogy, starting with Outline (2014) and Transit (2016), …

Creative Writing

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

Books

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

Wellness

88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

Automation reshapes national political debate

Even before the technologies of the future come to fruition, they're igniting ethical, economic and political debates at the Capitol and around the …

Universal Basic Income

Spain's new prime minister faces first challenge: Catalonian secession

Spain's new prime minister is already facing a major issue just hours after being sworn in Saturday: finding a solution to the Catalan secession …

Europe

#Vanlife 2.0: Bay Area residents who live in vans not to travel, but to contend with housing costs

First there were mobile homes. Then there were tiny homes. Now there are mobile tiny homes. Like the innovations that came before, it's all in the name of living cheaply, or – for some residents of the San Francisco-Bay Area – surviving.<p>These mobile tiny homes blend into the traffic of the Bay …

San Francisco

50 books that inspire Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and other tech titans

We all know that the most successful entrepreneurs and CEOs have a great appetite for reading. But what books do they remember? Which ones do they …

Jeff Bezos

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Context<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution1 and emerging technologies—such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and additive …

Innovation

How to Outline a Plot for Pantsers

The terms ‘plotter’ and ‘pantser’ may ring a bell to you. These words are known to forever divide the writing world into two distinct factions that …

Writing

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

Brand New Eateries to Check Out in Los Angeles

<i>Every week Eater LA compiles some of the more notable new restaurant openings scattered throughout</i> <i>Los Angeles</i><i>. Find new places to check out in various neighborhoods from East to West, and from SGV to South Bay to the Valley.</i><p>June 15, 2018<p><i>Redondo Beach—</i> Drive too fast, and it is easy to miss <b>Pursue</b> …

California

12 Mystery Novels for Fans of Literary Fiction

To celebrate the birthday of Arthur Conan Doyle, we’re writing about all things Sherlockian/ACD today. This list of literary mystery novels is …

Books

11 Things That Can Happen When You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

Apple cider vinegar is making the rounds as a bit of a "miracle cure," but what exactly does it do to your body? Here are some of the proven benefits.<p>…

Wellness

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …

These Companies Are Hiring Work From Home Employees

Are you interested in working from home but aren't sure where to start, how it works, or if it'll be good for your wallet? Well, Inc.com gave a …

The Hardest Part of the Body to Tone, According to a Victoria's Secret Trainer

Each of our bodies is unique, therefore it's not surprising we gain and lose weight faster (or slower) in different parts of the body more so than …

Nutrition

These Towns Are Trying Out A Basic-Income Scheme And It's Already Changing Lives

"We're not struggling."<p>Sherry Mendowegan has accomplished a lot in the past six months. The mother of two bought her first car and graduated with her high school diploma in March.<p>“Next is my college, post-secondary, and then hopefully I get some work,” she says. Going to college would have been out …

The Real Villain Behind Our New Gilded Age

The comedian Chris Rock once said, “If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Populist revolts throughout the world may not count as street riots, but they do reflect disenchantment with not just our government but also liberal democracy itself.<p>In the past …

Income Inequality

Study: a universal basic income would grow the economy

A universal basic income could make the US economy trillions of dollars larger, permanently, according to a new study by the left-leaning Roosevelt Institute.<p>Basic income, a proposal in which every American would be given a basic stipend from the government no strings attached, is often brought up …

What’s the Best Coffee Maker?

For all the debate over whether the best coffee comes from a Chemex or a French press or an AeroPress (even Nespresso), sometimes you just want to …

21 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Stay On Your Mind For Days

Prepare to make your bookshelf considerably heavier.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

AI and automation are about to implode blue collar jobs

And Trump doesn’t even have the beginnings of a plan.<p>It is difficult not to view Donald Trump’s administration, regardless of its politics, as …

Artificial Intelligence

Economists Are Not Very Enthusiastic About The Idea Of A Universal Basic Income

At least, not when asked about a very specific proposal, in which everyone–even Bill Gates–receives a check for $13,000 each year. But the broader idea still has a lot of traction.<p>These days, all kinds of sensible and brilliant people, from Elon Musk to the prime minister of Finland, are voicing …

Universal basic income: utopian dream or libertarian nightmare?

Universal basic income (or UBI), an unconditional payment to all citizens, has become part of the economic zeitgeist in recent times, embraced by …