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15 Hyperrealistic Paintings That You’ll Have To See Twice To Believe They Are Not Photos

There are paintings that look like paintings, and then there are ones, that make it impossible to distinguish between a still picture and …

Art

20,000 Artworks Available for Free Download on LACMA’s Robust Digital Archive

You don’t have to travel the world to see great art. As museums continue to digitize their collections, you can view paintings, sculptures, and other artwork that spans thousands of years and geographical locations. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has worked for the past two years to …

The absolute best restaurants in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Gary He<p>Restaurants, American creative<p>Eleven Madison Park<p>Swiss chef Daniel Humm still mans the kitchen post-revamp at this …

East Village

The best clubs in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Luis Nieto Dickens (Instagram: @nietodickens)<p>Clubs<p>Bossa Nova Civic Club<p>This “tropical fantasy dance club” is another staple in the …

Synthpop

10 Truly Breathtaking Pools (Because Looking Is Free!)

Summer over, which means I can't write any pool posts for a while, so I thought I'd squeeze in one more while I still can. And this time I've decided …

What Are the Most Popular Websites by Demographic?

Who else visits your favorite sites?<p>Just because a website makes content for a specific audience – say women or baby boomers – doesn’t mean that other groups won’t find and consume it too. If you could walk into a brick-and-mortar version of your favorite news site, what would you see? Mostly …

The 4 Types of Project Manager

Few issues garner more attention among top executives than how best to grow their organizations. However, few executives work systematically with the types of employees they need to realize various growth opportunities. Your organization’s growth opportunities fall into four different categories, …

Management

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good

With its recent unveiling of some new, data-driven user engagement tools, LinkedIn is setting the stage to become an indispensable tool in B2B sales and marketing.<p>If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's …

sales

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

What You Can Learn From This Angel Investor's 5 Rules of Investing

Whether you're an entrepreneur thinking about where to place your next investment or a passionate startup seeking capital funding, understanding these rules can make a big difference.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Throughout history, startup capital has …

Entrepreneurship

How to Raise Venture Capital Abroad

It's a struggle for many founders.<p><i>By Nathan Lustig, managing partner of Magma Partners.</i><p>You're only a Google search away from some great articles about how to raise venture capital for your startup. But almost all of them are U.S. centric. While international venture capital has increased …

Venture Capital

Russian Irrelevance

Russia suddenly looms large in American news cycles, but popular anxiety is way out of proportion with Russia’s relevance. The bear is really a mouse and no matter how loudly it roars, there isn’t much to back it up in the long run.<p><b>A Cornered Animal</b><p>Adventures in Ukraine, Syria and most recently off …

You Need To Know The 7 Types Of Power If You Want To Succeed

Ambitious employees and aspiring leaders often ask me “How do I develop power?” and “Where does power come from?”<p>Back in the late 1950s, psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven identified five major sources of power. That number has since evolved to seven power sources, but the core idea …

BI Tech on Twitter: "Early Uber investor reveals the 1 question everyone should ask before they join a startup https://t.co/dpt6AudO6g… "

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Designers Love This Online Destination for Italian Furniture

I Maestri enlists big-name ambassadors to bring the work of Italian artisans online<p>Italophiles, take note: The handmade furniture and accessories you kicked yourself for passing up on your last trip to Florence or Rome may not be so hard to find. I Maestri, a digital destination for Italian design, …

1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider (and It's Free)

This April, a top ranked global accelerator is free for founders.<p>YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can …

Startups

An MIT professor explains why we are still a long ways off from solving one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars

The Trolley problem goes like this: a runaway trolley is barreling toward five people on a track who cannot move. But you have the option to pull a lever and send it to a side track where you see one person standing. What would you do?<p>But as Rahwan puts it, the Trolley problem gets thornier when …

Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who don’t have a large bankroll behind them.<p>Meet Algoriz, a startup participating in Y …

Trading

Waldorf Astoria hotel closing for transformative makeover

NEW YORK (AP) — The word "grand" matched few hotels in the world better than New York City's Waldorf Astoria, but this bastion of gilded splendor is …

Startups Seeking Funding Should Consider Corporate Venture Capital Arms

Venture capital funds capitalized and run by major corporations are becoming more popular, and are commonly referred to as “venture capital arms” or “corporate venture arms.” For example, companies such as Google, Qualcomm, Comcast, Dell, Microsoft, Nokia, and Intel all have professional active …

Venture Capital

Companies Are Bad at Identifying High-Potential Employees

A high-potential employee is usually in the top 5% of employees in an organization. These people are thought to be the organization’s most capable, most motivated, and most likely to ascend to positions of responsibility and power. To help these employees prepare for leadership roles in a …

Human Resources

10 Las Vegas restaurants everyone should try at least once

Be it over-the-top tasting menus with spendy plates, or hole-in-the-wall comfort cuisine - here are 10 Las Vegas restaurants where you can eat like a high roller right now.

The Forgotten History Of The Koreans Of Mexico And Cuba

To many it might come as a surprise to learn that there are Korean-Mexicans and Korean-Cubans, though with this revelation it becomes imperative to …

Plantations

8 things you probably didn't know about Portugal

But there are other places, things, and facts that are lesser known, and they only make the case stronger for adding Portugal to your destinations for 2017.<p>Here are a few things to keep in mind the next time you're chatting it up with a local in the 2016 Destination of the Year. Because if there's …

Breaking Down China's Rising Debt Picture

Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist and co-head of global economics at Morgan Stanley, discusses China's credit creation and his outlook for the …

Watch Ikea's flat-pack refugee shelter unfold in minutes

Ikea's known for its flat-pack furniture -- rectangular boxes meticulously arranged to hold all the pieces in as compact a package as possible. We've seen desks and tables and dressers packed into those cardboard boxes, but you might not know Ikea's also involved in designing a full-blown refugee …

Tesla gets ludicrous to set the 0-60 mph record

Strap in, because the Tesla is the fastest production car in the world, and it's holding on to that title with both hands. The Model S P100D has set an all-time record for 0-60 mph, clocking in at just 2.28 seconds.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the record-breaking performance on Tuesday.<p>Car …

Shocking: Smart TV Manufacturer Vizio Spies On Customers Using Advanced Big Data Analytics

US TV manufacturer Vizio’s underhanded Big Data dealing may have just cost it $2.2 million but I think it is something we can unfortunately expect to see a lot more of.<p>The FTC this week announced that viewing data of individual households was monitored through a built-in spy device which used image …

Big Data

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Interior Design