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New startup trend: sell one digital currency for another

Entrepreneurs have a new trick to raise money quickly, and it all takes place online, free from the constraints of banks and regulators. Since the …

Ursula K. Le Guin on Redeeming the Imagination from the Commodification of Creativity and How Storytelling Teaches Us to Assemble Ourselves

“Literature is the operating instructions. The best manual we have. The most useful guide to the country we’re visiting, life.”<p><i>“The imagination,”</i> wrote the trailblazing philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft in a 1794 letter, <i>“is the true fire, stolen from heaven, to animate this cold creature of clay,</i> …

Literature

Night delight: 'supermoon' to grace Earth's skies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades will be on display in the coming days, promising Earth-bound sky-watchers a celestial "supermoon" spectacle.<p>The full moon will come nearer to Earth than at any time since 1948, astronomers said. At closest …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Harvard Business Review - Ideas and Advice for Leaders

Management

Pictured: Woman rescued trying to swim to cruise ship after it left without her

<b>A woman who tried to swim after a cruise ship in Madeira has been pictured.</b><p>Susan Brown swam after the ferry for more than four hours before she was …

10 simple clean eating tips for 2016

In my new cookbook, <b>Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body</b>, Italk about how to start cleaning up your food and your life from chemicals and toxins that are lurking in everything from your ketchup to your toothpaste.<p>My journey to eating clean started ten years …

The quest for a reactionless spacecraft thruster

<i>The torsion balance is contained in an evacuated lucite cylinder. The hardwood frame is leveled and stabilized with lead weights (gray bricks, in the</i> …

The Best Look for a Leader

New research explains another way to project your leadership abilities--and it's good for you, too.<p>What exactly does it mean to look like a leader?<p>There is, of course, the notion that you should dress for success. But are there other ways to inspire confidence in your leadership abilities?<p>According …

Leadership

Modern Minneapolis Ranch - Contemporary - Bathroom - Minneapolis - by Sicora Design/Build

June 6, 2014<p>awalcot wrote:<p>December 9, 2014<p>Melissa Persaud wrote:<p>June 22, 2014<p>rjcollier wrote:<p>April 4, 2014<p>ana wrote:<p>April 23, 2014<p>Shab Zee …

The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …

From Beer to Caffeine: The Birth of Innovation

Three hundred years ago, during the Age of Enlightenment, the coffee house became the center of innovation.<p>Back then, most people went from drinking beer to consuming coffee (i.e. from being tipsy to being wired) and ideas started exploding.<p>The details of this story are important (and fun) one for …

Innovation

The Freedivers Who Eavesdrop on Whales

I’m in the passenger seat of a white van, on a dusty, potholed road somewhere along the northeastern coast of Sri Lanka. It’s 9:00 p.m. and the stars are out. “Is this the right way?” I ask our driver.<p>He’s a local named Bobby; that isn’t his real name, but that’s what he wants me to call him. Bobby …

The 1-Month Bridal Bootcamp Workout

You don't have to be engaged to reap the benefits<p>We tapped Danielle Hopkins, Equinox Instructor and Group Fitness Manager, for her no-fail, month-long full body bootcamp, designed for brides-to-be, their well-dressed guests or anyone looking to amp it up before a big event this summer. Here, her …

Google goads users to use encryption

SAN FRANCISCO — As much as 50% of e-mail traffic sent from or to Gmail users isn't really private, and Google thinks it should be.<p>To nudge e-mail providers to make use of already existing encryption, Google on Tuesday published a page telling users which e-mail services support encryption and which …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows

Genetic differences highlight how the path of these ancient humans diverged from ours.<p>Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests an investigation into their DNA. The analysis also finds that Neanderthals lacked some human …

Incredible Portraits Of Boston Marathon Survivors With Messages Of Healing And Hope To The World

"Keep running."<p>As the one-year anniversary of the bombing at the Boston Marathon approaches, photographer Robert X. Fogarty, known for his message-on-skin portrait project called "Dear World," asked marathon survivors, first responders and supporters to return to the finish line.<p>He captured their …

Six reasons why space tourism matters

It’s easy to dismiss plans to take paying customers into orbit as a pursuit for the rich. But our space correspondent explains how it could benefit all of us.<p>Right now, one of the most exciting space facilities in the world is a World War Two hangar in the Mojave Desert in California.<p>The wooden …

Space Travel

The Right Way To Eat Ramen Noodles, In GIFs

This is not your college dorm room Cup Noodles.<p>The ramen noodle industry has exploded in popularity in the U.S. in the last couple of years, thanks to a number of pioneering chefs. From Keizo Shimamoto's Ramen Burger to David Chang's Momofuku empire, "shina soba" — or "Chinese noodles" — has …

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …

Posters

Unexpected teleconnections in noctilucent clouds

Researchers investigating “night-shining” clouds found something they weren’t even looking for: teleconnections in Earth’s atmosphere that stretch …

Expert Explains What Makes The Best Logos So Good

Every day consumers are confronted with countless logos, mostly unaware of how these icons are constantly transmitting a slew of messages aimed at the subconscious.<p>"A company's logo is its shorthand, a visual cue that tells a story of the brand's culture, behavior, and values," said Su Mathews …

Graphic Design

Fiction Notes Blog

Book marketing for introverts is painful. These are the writers who only want to hole up in their cave and write. Why should they come out and face …

The Importance of Community For Authors

I have a theory about creating a successful career as a novelist: <b>we need a community for authors; we succeed because of our community</b>.<p>Community is a …

How to Edit Your Own Book: Tips from Authors on the Revision Process

The most helpful bit of editing advice I ever got was from poet Michele Glazer. She said, “<b>revision IS writing.</b>”<p>In other words, there’s no difference …

Dare to Disturb the Universe: Madeleine L’Engle on Creativity, Censorship, Writing, and the Duty of Children’s Books

On November 16, 1983 — just two weeks before her 65th birthday and twenty years after winning the prestigious Newbery Medal — <b>Madeleine L’Engle</b> <b>Madeleine L’Engle</b> (November 29, 1918–September 6, 2007), author of the timeless classic <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, delivered a magnificent lecture at the Library of …