Shiloh Swanson

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At Hawaii's Waikiki Aquarium, there's more to see than what's inside the tanks

Sea creatures are the typical stars of big aquariums. But at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu, experts want you to check out the plants, and they aren't talking about seaweed.<p>Visitors now receive a Hawaiian Plant Tour brochure when they pick up their free audio wands or take a docent-led tour at …

Airbnb purged more than 1,000 New York listings to rig survey – report

Entire-home listings were targeted for removal as the home-sharing tech company was facing intense criticism from New York authorities over its service<p>Airbnb “purged” more than 1,000 listings from its site in order to rig a survey of its New York City hosts, according to a new report released on …

New York City

It’s practically impossible to define “GMOs”

Debates rage over what to do about genetically modified organisms, but we rarely stop to ask a more basic question: Do GMOs really exist? It’s an …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

Twitter Reaction: SpaceX Falcon Landing

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, pride and joy of Elon Musk, blasted off before its reusable booster returned to Earth to land safely near its launch pad in a spaceflight first.

Belly Updates iOS App Allowing Merchants Mobile Access To Customer Engagement Tools

My tired loyalty punch card for a local burger joint in Evanston, Illinois has always been great at telling me that I’m a fatass, but it’s never done too well at telling the restaurant much about me.<p>Belly, a loyalty rewards startup based in Chicago, is aiming to give merchants utilizing their …

iOS Apps

Is 32 too old to start going to the gym for a 6 pack?

From 21kms to 6packs in 5 months<p>I am 33 years old and this is my story<p>When I ran the half-marathon in December 2013, I was left with a weird question …

Why Do Some People Find Deepak Chopra Quotes Deep And Not Dung?

In what may well be the first-ever paper to evaluate susceptibility to pseudo-profound BS, Gordon Pennycook and colleagues have found that people who are more susceptible to BS score lower for verbal and fluid intelligence, are more prone to “conspiratorial ideation,” and more likely to “endorse …

The Rise of the Chief Marketing Technologist

Artwork: Markus Linnenbrink, EVERYWHEREALLTHETIMEEVERYTHING, 2009, epoxy resin, pigments, 20″ x 39″ x 82″<p>Marketing is rapidly becoming one of the most technology-dependent functions in business. In 2012 the research and consulting firm Gartner predicted that by 2017, a company’s chief marketing …

A WTF Guide to Life (and Death) | Monday Insta Illustrator

Joan Cornellà's illustrations look like airplane safety manuals but they are so much more...<p>At first glance, Joan Cornellà's illustrated comics might be mistaken for an airplane safety guide or a restaurant graphic on how to do the Heimlich Maneuver. However, the Spanish artist's drawings teach you …

An Award-Winning Marine's Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis Is Required Reading

The smartest thing you'll read today is a series of tweets by Phil Klay.<p>Phil Klay served with the U.S. Marines in Iraq during the 2007 and 2008 surge. Upon his return, he wrote<i>Redeployment</i>, which won the National Book Award for fiction in 2014. Today, the U.S. House voted to halt a program aimed at …

Mining (And Learning) With The 21 Bitcoin Computer

A few days ago a $400 charge hit my credit card and Amazon notified me that my 21.co bitcoin computer was on its way.<p>Essentially a Raspberry Pi connected with a custom bitcoin-mining ASIC and a heatsink, the computer is one of the most interesting MVPs in modern memory. While you could easily …

Bitcoin

Living and Dying on Airbnb

My dad died in an Airbnb rental, and he’s not the only one. What can the company do to improve safety?<p>T<b>he rope swing</b> looked inviting. Photos of it on …

Hospitality

Ask Stoya: What's the key to keeping my girlfriend satisfied?

Come as you are<p><i>The internet and technology have totally changed sex and relationships, we know you — you adults, anyway, this column is not for children! — have questions about the world of sex. In order to answer them, we've asked our friend Stoya — a professional sex-haver — to field any</i> …

Pinterest launches dedicated shopping section

Pinterest started adding a buy button to pins back in June, and today those buyable pins are becoming even easier to shop. First, buyable pins are rolling out to Android, so they're now available on both of Pinterest's mobile apps. But the bigger news is that Pinterest is also making buyable pins …

Rishad Tobaccowala Pinpoints the Beginnings of a Tectonic Change in Marketing

Attendees at the Digital Place-Based Advertising Association's annual Video Everywhere Summit in New York couldn't have known their minds would be …

Advertising Industry

At the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland, You Can Rent a Glass Igloo to Watch the Northern Lights

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter.</i><p>Nestled right on the edge …

Northern Lights

Social Media Marketing Strategies | Case Study & Whitepaper

Social Media

Bezar launches e-commerce site Storefronts to offer a "broad view of design"

<b>Business news:</b> Bradford Shellhammer's online design retailer Bezar has announced the addition of a digital marketplace to its current offerings of …

eCommerce

Hawaiian Language Online

About Hawaiian diacritical marks<p>The Hawaiian language uses two diacritical markings. The ‘okina is a glottal stop, similar to the sound between the …

"Voici mon secret. Il est très simple Comparing Translations"

Table of <i>all</i> translations of the fox's secret here.<p>The Fox's Secret:<i><br>Voici mon secret. Il est très simple</i>.<br>French original<p>(French originals)<p>▼ Here is my …

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

<b>2017, motherfuckers. Yeah! LET'S DO THIS.</b><p>"Do what?" you ask. I DON'T KNOW. <b>LET'S FIGURE THAT OUT TOGETHER, MOTHERFUCKERS.</b><p>Feel free to stop reading …

Fight Club

World's first 'Golden Rice' ready for trial

Bangladeshi rice scientists are all set to conduct field tests of the world's first vitamin A-enriched rice, popularly known as Golden Rice, before …

Uncovering The Secret History Of Myers-Briggs

To obtain a hard copy of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), the most popular personality test in the world, one must first spend $1,695 on a …

Psychology

17 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Marketers

Discover 17 essential WordPress plugins that will simplify and improve the way you carry out your marketing strategy.

Five ways to build a $100 million business

Some time ago my friend (and co-investor in Clio, Jobber and Unbounce) Boris Wertz wrote a great blog post about "the only 2 ways to build a $100 …

This Website Will Be Your One-Stop Shop for Korean Beauty Products

Several beauty products that are seriously trending today originated in Asia. BB creams swept over the world and CC creams followed shortly after. Then came a torrent of cushion compacts, sheet masks, under eye patches and lesser-known products such as rubber masks — all formulated in attempt to …