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Exodus - Photographs and text by Marcus Lyon | LensCulture

My early work took me to the slums and ghettos of the developing world to explore issues surrounding street children and child labour. I was then, and remain now, inspired by the resilience and adaptive skills of humanity at the edge of existence. The ability—en masse, against all odds—to negotiate …

World Economy

Magic Leap: startup promises a leap forward for virtual reality

Google is one of the hopeful investors in what could be a revolution in creating screen-free, Matrix-style dream worlds<p>Like fusion power or jet-packs, virtual reality has always been 20 years away. <i>Matrix</i>-inspired dreams of being transported via headset to another realm have been held back by poor …

CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees

Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. A company called MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), spearheaded by Walmart, was started to build a mobile payment …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …