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Jonathan Adler's Favorite Color Combo Is Perfect for Your Bedroom

For more of spring's must-try, who-knew color pairing, pick up InStyle's April issue, available on newsstands and for digital download now.<p>When it …

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31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

You'll be stunned at these shockingly simple yet effective ways to simplify. Don't miss number 31. If you do, you might ...

What We Can Learn from the School That Replaced Detention With Meditation

There was not a single suspension last year!<p>My daughter got a detention in middle school last year for taking too much time ambling back from the bathroom in the middle of class. As a result, she spent a good part of the next day sitting in an empty room, bored out of her mind, getiing angrier and …

Parenting

Value-Focused Mobile Shopping App Wish Raises $19M From GGV And Formation 8

Wish, a startup that likens itself to “an AdWords for shopping,” has raised $19 million in financing led by GGV Capital and Formation 8. Existing seed investors also participated, including Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang. Additionally, Hans Tung, managing director at GGV Capital joined the company’s …

Tesla’s Musk to ’60 Minutes’: ‘I thought we would most likely fail’ - Energy Ticker - MarketWatch

CBS<p>Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk made an extraordinary confession to TV newsmagazine “60 Minutes” on Sunday: He didn’t think the …

Mexico Cracks Down On Billionaires Carlos Slim's And Emilio Azcarraga's Telecom Monopolies

In an unprecedented blow to billionaires Carlos Slim and Emilio Azcarraga, Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), declared phone companies Telmex and Telcel, as well as television giant Televisa, dominant in their respective markets and ordered them to open up to domestic and foreign …

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

Inspired By Google’s Project Ara, A U.K. Team Is Now Working On A Modular Smartwatch

Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone — itself inspired by Phonebloks — is still very much in development, with a workable modular handset not likely to appear until next year at the earliest (although Google has announced a developer conference for the concept this April).<p>But the concept of an …

Getting Girls Into Programming, One Children’s Book At A Time

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lindaliukas/hello-ruby<p>I normally dislike writing about the issue of women in the technology industry. The media either ends up treating female entrepreneurs with kid gloves or the conversation ends up in some emotionally charged place where people feel angry or …

Localytics Raises $16M To Help Complete The Picture For Mobile Marketers

Mobile analytics and marketing firm Localytics has raised $16 million in a Series C round led by Foundation Capital and including existing investor Polaris Partners. The new funding is going to help the firm grow its international presence, and will also be used to help it build out its team of …

GetYourGuide Gets $4.5M Series A Expansion, From Ex-Booking.com CEO (& Others), To Help It Scale Globally

Just over a year ago holiday attractions booking startup GetYourGuide closed a $14 million Series A funding round. Today it’s bulked up that round with a further $4.5 million in what it’s describing as strategic expansion funding — owing to two of the new investors the round brings on board.<p>The new …

Rocket Internet-Backed Fashion Site Zalora To Launch Marketplace In Asia

Zalora, a fashion e-commerce site that has raised $238 million from investors such as Rocket Internet and Access Industries, plans to launch its marketplace in South East Asia early this year.<p>The new model will help Zalora build a leaner e-commerce model without having to own any inventory. For …

In search of a safe non-toxic baby doll

My daughter’s carers tell me she particularly likes the hard-faced vinyl dolls at day care. This makes my toes curl because not only is PVC the most …

Rough Diamond Stud Earrings in 14kt Gold- as seen in LUCKY magazine, People Style Watch and Martha Stewart Weddings

Description<p>organic, earthy and chic.<p>These are meant for the "not so typical diamond stud" gal...a modern, updated version.<p>To me, they're kind of humorous and cheeky. Your typical 14kt gold prong setting, but instead of a flashy, perfect, white diamond, you'll find a stunning, totally unusual rough …

Have Yourself a Merry (and Non-Toxic!) Christmas

Just like the folks at Fox News say, at my house every year there is a War on Christmas. A War on Christmas <i>hazards</i>, that is.<p>I actually get all ooey …

Google brings flight, hotel and restaurant reservations to Maps for iOS (update: Android too)

If you fancy yourself a jetsetter, fine-diner, or, er, traveling salesman <i>and</i> happen to use an iDevice, Google has some good news for you. The latest update to Maps on iOS brings some of Google Now's functionality into the company's navigation app. Search for your restaurant, departing airport or …

15 Pinterest Users Every Designer Should Follow

Pinterest has exploded in popularity since its launch three years ago, and is now the fastest-growing platform for online content sharing. It's …

Raising Money On AngelList: 21 Tips From Two Active Angels

The following is the result of a collaboration between Ty Danco and Dharmesh Shah. Ty is an angel investor and startup mentor (you should be reading

10 Ways Window Design can Influence your Interiors

Ask any homeowner what the top amenity that they love about their home and their response is usually the views and the location. In fact, many …

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FORTUNE—Jess Lee, the 31-year-old CEO and co-founder of fashion discovery site Polyvore, is party natty, part nerd: she has a Bachelors of Science in computer science from Stanford University, is a former product manager at Google, and runs a website that helps people discover and shop for fashion, …

5 Different Heel Heights, 1 Ridiculously Clever Shoe

Every so often we stumble across something online that makes us scratch our heads and say, “why didn’t we think of that?” Today we’re reveling in the genius of a pair of shoes. That’s right. Shoes! What looks like a couple pairs of basic black heels is actually one shoe with five different heel …