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If you like Shark Tank, you'll probably enjoy Apple's Planet of the Apps

We’ve been hearing about Apple’s first major push into video for some time now, and it’s finally here: <i>Planet of the Apps</i> – a reality show that sees developers pitch their apps to VCs in the hopes of scoring funding and making it big – is out now.<p>The first episode is available for free on iTunes, as …

Apple's New iMac Pro Is The Ultimate Supercomputer, Here's Why

For more than a decade, gaming and graphic designing have occupied spot as the most resource-intensive tasks performed by a personal computer. That, however, has changed quickly in the past one year with the sudden rise to prominence of virtual reality and artificial intelligence technology. …

Photoshoot with the iconic BMW E39 5 Series

Our BMW 5 Series story continues today with the iconic – and often regarded as the best 5 Series ever – the E39 sedan. Previous coverage included the …

8 Shipping Containers Combine to Create Surprisingly Luxurious Home in Mexico

It's a real 'machine for living'<p>We've seen shipping container restaurants, research centers, and, of course, homes of all sizes, but the RDP House, made of recycled shipping containers outside Tijuana, Mexico, by local architect Daniel Moreno Flores, is a vision nonetheless.<p>Comprised of a total of …

11 lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from building wealth

When you're young, the future seems far away, and you might think there's time to make up for your financial mistakes later.<p>Unfortunately, whether you're putting off saving for retirement or looking the other way when your credit card bill becomes due, money lies can have big consequences sooner …

24 photos that show why Michelle Obama will be remembered as the most stylish first lady of all time

First lady Michelle Obama has exuded grace and elegance with her style choices no matter the event.<p>While she's been applauded for rocking affordable clothing from stores like J.Crew and H&M, she really shines at formal events. From state dinners to State of the Union addresses, here are Michelle's …

Internal emails show McDonald’s turnaround is in trouble

The company has successfully reversed a long slide in same-store sales over the last year, but it still hasn't figured out how to get more customers in the door, according to internal documents obtained by Bloomberg.<p>Customer traffic at McDonald's has declined for four consecutive years, following …

12 Surprisingly Simple Signs That You’ve Found Your Soulmate

<b>1. You like to be within close physical distance of each other, even if you’re not interacting.</b><p>Reading a book while they go through work emails. …

Henrik Fisker has bold plans for a Tesla rival, but he's staying away from self-driving tech

Renowned car designer Henrik Fisker is building a Tesla rival, but has no plans to develop self-driving tech for it.<p>Fisker recently told Business Insider that he is patenting new battery tech that will allow his electric car to drive more than 400 miles on a single charge. The luxury electric car …

The guy who thought up Minority Report's gesture screens for Steven Spielberg just raised $65 million

In fact, the computers in "Minority Report" were the brainchild of the Oblong's founder, John Underkoffler, who served as science advisor to director Steven Spielberg for the film.<p>Underkoffler was working as a researcher at the MIT Media Lab when Spielberg came calling, asking for a vision of what …

Best Places to Live 2016

MONEY's annual Best Places to Live in America list features town with great schools, top hospitals, and plenty of good jobs …

The Real Scandal Behind the Panama Papers

After the leak of more than 11 million documents detailing sensitive, and often terrifying, information about offshore financial and legal activities, the Nobel-laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz was enlisted to help Panama reform its practices. But nothing could have prepared him for what came …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

Read Books and then Give Them Away

I used to have bookshelves and boxes stuffed with books. I kept every book I read, the books I wanted to read, and even books I knew I’d never read. …

7 Dead Ends in Life and How to Avoid Them

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Time Management

10 Ways to Complain Less and Be Happier

<b>“Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” ~Proverb</b><p>We all complain. Even if you argue that you …

Happiness

23 Things All Couples In Long-Term Relationships Totally Need

At this point, your love is deep and your tolerance for fart smells is high.

The VICE Guide to Cuffing

'Tis the season to get a sexual partner before your genitals freeze.<p>The leaves turn orange and begin to fall from the trees. A chill drifts down the back of your neck as you pull your coat tighter around your body on the way to work. Something feels different, but you're not sure what or why. …

The most beautiful clifftop hotels in the world

Private plunge pools aside, there are few things more thrilling and luxurious than a clifftop hotel.<p>Perhaps it’s the sheer seclusion, or the unobstructed views, or the feeling that you’re living on the edge—quite literally. From lofty hideouts on the Amalfi Coast to precariously-perched Balinese …

How to Travel the World First Class When You're Broke

A travel hacker explains how to turn $49 cash into a $500 hotel room and how to book an international flight for free.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>For most people, travel is about an escape or a change of scenery. For Ben Schlappig, travel is a game. Schlappig …

This Startup Makes It Easy For Entrepreneurs To Raise Capital, Pitching Data To Attract Investors

In 2015, startups generated $98.4 billion in venture capital funding, increasing from $88.7 billion in 2014. Last year, funding rounds exceeding $100 million rose 125% from 2014, with a staggering 23 companies achieving a $1 billion valuation by the third quarter.<p>These growing statistics, coupled …

Venture Capital

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

The world remembers Prince

As people around the world mourn the death of pop icon Prince, several cities are lighting up landmarks and monuments in purple, his signature color.

Coffee shops take flak for being markers of gentrification. But they might not be so different now from the social and intellectual hubs of 350 years ago<p>It’s a bright February morning at the Proud Archivist (now the Proud East), a coffee shop facing the canal just off Kingsland Road in London, and …

Coffee

Why Tesla Will Destroy the Automobile Industry | Inc.com

If there's an example of a company about to disruptively innovate an entire industry, it's Tesla.<p>Partly, this is because of raw technology--Tesla's is clearly superior to that of its competitors.<p>Partly, it's because Tesla has a more efficient business model. As Slate recently pointed out, Tesla …

Chevrolet

Farewell to Kobe Bryant in Pictures

Beijing

The 12 Best Men’s Sneakers Under $50

PF Flyers Rambler Lo<p>When it comes to sneakers – nothing is more classic than PF Flyers. Originally made by BF Goodrich in the 1930s to show off their …

Shoes

iPad Pro 9.7 review: damn the torpedoes

"We believe that iPad is the perfect expression of the future of personal computing."<p>So said Tim Cook at the introduction of the new iPad Pro 9.7 last week. It’s exactly the kind of phrase you expect from Cook’s Apple: spoken humbly, but revealing a huge ambition. It mixes a thing that’s familiar …

IPad Pro

We are not Chiraq: Yes, Chicago has too many murders, but labeling us with terms like “war zone,” “Chiraq” and “urban terrorism” doesn’t help

Violence in Chicago is a symptom of racial and economic segregation — issues that must be addressed<p><i>For as long as there is residential segregation, there will be de facto segregation in every area of life.</i><p><i>—Martin Luther King Jr.</i><p>I hate the nickname Chiraq.<p>The slang term combines “Chicago” and “Iraq” …

African, Middle Eastern cities experience fastest real estate growth: report

Cape Town, South Africa homeAcross the yearlong period ending the fourth quarter of 2015, housing prices increased most dramatically in cities in the …