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Be Yourself : Photo

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The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

Valve Expects Virtual Reality To Be Awesome Within 2 Years

Virtual Reality is coming. As in, actual, good, user-friendly virtual reality. The stuff sci-fi has promised us for decades.<p>Don’t take my word for it. Valve — easily one of the most revered and admired companies in gaming — has gone deep on virtual reality R&D, and they believe that amazing, …

Lupita Nyong'o Absolutely Stuns on Golden Globe Red Carpet

Lupita Nyong’o may have been snubbed for a Best Supporting Actress award at last night’s Golden Globes, but she stole the show on the red carpet. The …

It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.<p>Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a move that was unprecedented at the time and remains unmatched by succeeding administrations. He announced a …

First-Year Law School Enrollment Drops to 36-Year Low

Enrollment of first-year students at U.S. law schools this academic year fell 11 percent to 39,675, the lowest since 1977, according to a report …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

The real reason law schools are raking in cash

The profession’s in crisis, but the schools don’t care. They’re steeped in a toxic, hyper-capitalist worldview<p>Since at least 1985, the American Bar Association’s Section on Legal Education has published annual statistics about the rates of enrollment at American law schools, the costs of …

Zimbabwe warns foreign firms of January 2014 arrest

Hairdressing is now reserved for indigenous Zimbabweans<p><b>The owners of foreign firms operating in certain sectors in Zimbabwe after 1 January 2014 will be arrested, a senior official has warned.</b><p>Economic Empowerment Secretary George Magosvongwe issued the warning in parliament, state media …

Indigenous Peoples

Snapchat Is 70 Percent Women

More Children Are Being Medicated For ADHD Than Before

The number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>And families increasingly are opting for medications to treat kids. Two-thirds of children with a current diagnosis are being medicated — …

ETA News Release: Obama administration announces $474.5 million in grants to expand demand-driven skills training and strengthen employer partnerships [09/18/2013]

<b>Grants are third installment of nearly $2 billion community college initiative</b><p><b>WASHINGTON</b> — Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announced $474.5 …

How 10 people built a competitor to Amazon.com for $1 million—in 90 days

“Being a scrappy startup, it’s funny to see some of our designers forklift once in a while,” chuckles Chieh Huang, CEO of Boxed. Unlike most of Silicon Valley, which seems obsessed with multi-billion-dollar valuations for whatever ephemera the kids are into these days, Boxed moves just as many …

eCommerce

Ignore the haters. Law school is totally worth the cash.

Law schools have been having a rough go of things lately. Applications fell 13.4 percent in the last admissions cycle, and first-year attendance in 2011 (the most recent year for which we have numbers) was down 7 percent from 2010. The number of LSATs taken has fallen for three years in a row, with …

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20 Most Important Restaurants in America

<b>By Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit</b><p>No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. They're the fearless spots the drive chefs to innovate, restauranteurs to imitate, and the rest of us to line up. In short, these are …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

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Behind The United State Of Pop: An Amazing Mashup Of The 25 Biggest Songs of 2012

DJ Earworm talks about how he creates his annual “United State of Pop” mashup of the 25 biggest songs of the year, and why 2012 ruled.<p>Every December since 2007, anyone wondering what the preceding 12 months of music sounded like needed look in only one place: DJ Earworm’s “United State of Pop” …