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Why India Is A Better Investment Bet Than China

China may be the world’s largest emerging economy, beating India in many economic and financial indicators. But India is beating China in an indicator that matters the most to emerging market investing: financial market development. This means that India is less prone to a financial crisis than …

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

In honor of summer and our hope for some leisurely reads, we've been talking to booksellers across the country — and they have a lot of suggestions.<p>So imagine your favorite summer reading spot, and get ready to "Pack These Pages." Our first guide is Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in …

Books

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Best books to read this June

Planning which book to take on holiday this month? From communists, to murderous hippies and agony aunts turned detectives, Sarra Manning picks the …

Amazing set of vintage style bathroom renovation ideas

Here are some vintage bathroom renovation ideas which was covered by our team. We’ve gathered a whole pack of creative and eye-catching bathroom that …

20 Bathroom Shelves To Organize Your Space In Style

Decluttering has never looked so stylish.<p>Whether you have space for a large cabinet or are aiming for a more subtle storage solution, these shelves will get the job done.

Interior Design

Four Lessons On Work Culture That I Learned At Google

The cofounder of Google Analytics explains how he’s borrowing what he liked best at Google to build his new startup’s culture.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2016. Click here to read the full list.</i><p>I spent nearly 10 years at Google doing all kinds of stuff. …

Search

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These 5 Startups Used Snapchat To Boost Their Brand (And So Can You)

These brands jumped on Snapchat early and have reaped the benefits. They spill their secrets here.<p>When Snapchat burst onto the scene in 2011, it became a sensation among teenagers who loved the idea of sending messages that disappear. In a social media landscape dominated by platforms like Facebook …

The Ultimate Guide To Data Visualization Wireframing And Mockup Tools On The Web | Articles | Big Data

Your next big analytics project depends on accessible data visualizations. Here is a list of some of our favorite wireframing/mockup tools to help …

6 Psychology Hacks You Need To Know To Be A Better Marketer

In order to be successful in marketing you have to be able to do more than learn a script, describe a product and use rebuttals. Your audience needs to understand how the product works and how it will make tasks easier. Showing your audience how a product will benefit them entices them to listen …

Marketing

Kesha and Dr. Luke: Everything You Need to Know to Understand the Case

In 2014, Kesha sued producer Dr. Luke, seeking to void all their contracts because of how, the suit claimed, Dr. Luke "sexually, physically, …

Pop Music

The Biggest Failures in Social Media in 2015 | Inc.com

We all know that marketing your business or personal brand on social media is an inexact science. You're never going to get things "perfect," as there will probably always be someone who disagrees with what you had to say or how you said it.<p>Like life, it's not about reaching a destination, but …

Social Media

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

From Girl on the Train to Girl in the Spider’s Web – a look back on a year that lived up to the hype<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>Books that arrive on a tide of chatter about …

Books

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

15 WordPress Plugins No Content Marketer Should Live Without

When it comes to websites, you’ll agree with me that WordPress is one of the most popular choices for blog content marketers and general bloggers …

5 Must-Use Google Analytics Strategies to Measure SEO Success

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>You know what they say, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” In Search Engine Optimization measurement is critical to success. Sure, keyword rankings are a great measure of SEO. More keywords ranking higher means more traffic, right? But, …

The buzzy startup trying to kill Amazon just raised another $350 million — with more to come

The company has now raised a whopping $570 million since its founding last year, and CEO Marc Lore tells Del Rey that it already has "verbal agreements" for another $150 million, coming soon.<p>The fresh round of financing comes despite ongoing questions about the company's business prospects and an …

Bill Maher Criticizes Syrian Refugees: ‘Their Values Are At Odds with Our Values’

The host of HBO’s ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ mocked Donald Trump for his anti-refugee rhetoric—only to later criticize the beliefs of Syrian …

Why Seth Rogen Is the Greatest Comedian of His Generation

The wildly prolific funnyman does it all—acting, writing, producing, and directing—and has had a hand in many of this era’s finest comedy movies. …

How to Start a Blog: A Tutorial

If you’re passionate about writing and comfortable with technology, starting a blog is one way to share your personal experiences and insights with …

Why is Silicon Valley helping the tech-savvy jihadists?

Developing apps and emails that are heavily encrypted is playing into the hands of Isil. Whose side are they on?<p>What will it take? 129 dead on American soil? 129 killed in California? What level of atrocity, what location will it take for the Gods of Silicon Valley to wake up to the dangerous game …

A Perfect Weekend in San Francisco For $25 A Day

Ignore those depressing headlines about how expensive San Francisco has become (both for renters and travelers)--there's still plenty to do on a budget in this constantly evolving city. By sticking to one neighborhood each day, you'll save on transportation costs and allow yourself more time to …