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How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer's or dementia. Hint: Start now, says Maria Shriver

The most disturbing thing I heard recently about the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and dementia was a comment made by Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California who founded the Women's Alzheimer's Movement after discovering the disease affects twice as many women as men.<p>It would seem, …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Airtable raises $52M to give non-coders tools to build complex software

A massive company probably has plenty of engineers on staff and the resources to build a complex backbone of interconnected information that can contain tons of data and make acting on it easy — but for smaller companies, and for those that aren’t technical, those tools aren’t very …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Hiking the Mont Blanc Trail

Last summer, Tim and Kathy Turner took a break from the Mont Blanc hiking circuit for a night at Refuge des Mottets, a French backcountry lodge …

Articles about 10 creative and cozy countryside homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>I think it’s safe to say that we all know how it is to get caught up on Pinterest- spending hours pinning and envisioning what...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Cabin …

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Why Zero Is the New Marketing Budget

Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of digital agency VaynerMedia, talks about how social media is changing the marketing game, the kind of college class he'd teach, and more.

Gayle Lemmon on Resilience @TEDxWomen

Heidi Roizen: “Today Everything Is Relationship-Driven”

Master networker Heidi Roizen on what has changed — and what hasn’t — about professional networking in the era of social media.<p>If you don't know …

Latino Students Lead in College Acceptance and High School Dropout

FlickrCC/Spit-Fire<p><i>By Cassandra Leyva Gutierrez</i><p>For the first time, more Latinos were accepted into University of California schools than their white counterparts. California's nine undergraduate universities accepted 17,589 Latinos, making up about 29% of all incoming students for the fall semester. …

Prominent Latino Commencement Speakers Offer Wisdom to College Grads

During the last few weeks thousands of college graduates around the country heard inspirational commencement speeches as they prepared to embark on their new lives.<p>We rounded some words of wisdom from prominent Latinos in government, civil rights and the arts who shared their own life stories and …

College Educated Latinos: Is the Future Financially Secure? (Part I)

Recently, the Pew Hispanic Center shared 5 Facts about Latinos and Education. One of the most interesting aspect of these trends is the progress in the number of Latinos enrolling in postsecondary education. Since 1993, the number of Latinos enrolled in postsecondary education has nearly tripled, …

What does #LatinoCalifornia mean to you?

Demographers have announced that Latinos outnumber non-Latino whites as the largest ethnic group in California.<p>This doesn’t mean that everything has changed. Latinos are still underrepresented in local government, for example.<p>But culturally, California has felt this coming for some time. At least …

Top-performing Latinos attend program at Cabrini | AL DÍA News

Around 96 top-performing Latino students landed at Cabrini College this week to embark on an immersive college admissions program offered by the …

College & University

6 Mouthwatering Vegan Mexican Recipes

The nutrients you need and the traditional flavor you love, without any meat!<p>Mexican food doesn't have to be dairy-heavy or meat-laden. By making a …

12 abilities Mexicans have over everyone

1. Let’s get to the obvious first…<p>Cooking! We’ve got the best and most varied cuisine in the whole world and nobody can deny it. If we were to …

Mexican Museum founder still fighting for art at 89

Few 89-year-olds have their retirement-home birthday covered by the local newspaper, but Peter Rodriguez isn’t your average 89-year-old. The artist founded San Francisco’s Mexican Museum and still paints twice a week from his home at the Laguna Honda Hospital. In fact, some of Rodriguez’s most …

Mexican Students win Robotics Competition at NASA Mars Summit

Three Mexican students from the small state of Tlaxcala, were winners at the first annual “Mars Trekker Global Teen Summit” held at the Space Center …

Google launches Hispanic coding initiative in eight US cities

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (HHF) president, Jose Antonio Tijerino, thinks that "seeing a latino programmer shouldn't be akin to seeing a unicorn," so his group is trying to do something about it. Together with Google, it launched Code as a Second Language (CSL) courses in eight cities, …

Fortune 500

Lottery Millionaires Donate $7 Million for Hispanic Leadership Institute

This California couple won Mega Millions, now they're helping educate the next generation of Hispanics.<p>In an effort to get more Hispanics into first …

First Hispanic poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera signals a new direction for US literature

It was recently announced that Juan Felipe Herrera is to be the first Hispanic Poet Laureate of the US. If this passed you by, sit up and take note – …

Literature

#HispanicGirlsUnited Teaches Twitter, Social Media World What it Means to Be Latina in US

Social media (Twitter, most notably) has been responsible for the incitement of countless trends and movements, and #HispanicGirlsUnited, a hashtag …

The Annual Hispanic Fiesta Returns To The Great Plaza At Penn’s Landing This Weekend, July 11-12

Did someone say fiesta?<p>Look no further than the annual Hispanic Fiesta at Penn’s Landing, returning Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12.<p>This …

Philadelphia

How Soccer Star Amy Rodriguez is Hoping to Inspire Others

<b>Amy Rodriguez</b>, the only Latina on the United States' Women's World Cup team, is a woman on a mission: she hopes to inspire other Latinas to follow their soccer dreams.<p>"It's surprising that I'm the only Latina player on the team," she told Fox News Latino, adding that she hopes this year's …

14 Quotes That Will Make Every Latina Feel Invincible

Tú sabes de dónde vienes, pero más importante, a dónde quieres llegar. Con los consejos de la abuela, las lecciones que has aprendido en las calles de este maravilloso país y el nuevo HR-V Crossover 2016 de Honda, nada ni nadie te podrá parar.

Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Favianna Rodriguez

At <i>Latina</i>, we are excited to announce a new interview series called Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday, where we will feature badass Latina <b>feminists</b> who are doing their part in dismantling oppressive gender roles, barriers and discriminations as well as examining how these issues intersect …

Inspiring Latina: Interlex Co-Founder Heather Ruiz Dishes On The Best Advice She's Ever Received

In 1995, <b>Heather Ruiz</b> and her husband, <b>Rudy Ruiz</b>, brainstormed an idea for an advocacy marketing firm while on a cross-country road trip between San Antonio and San Francisco.<p>"When we got home, we got to work on the idea," Ruiz told us. "We haven't stopped since."<p>She and her husband founded <b>Interlex</b> …

Six Latina Trailblazers Honored For Their Pioneering Careers

NEW YORK, NY -- Six Latinas over 50 whose important careers in the arts, community activism medicine and law paved the way for others were honored at a recent ceremony in New York City. The inaugural Latinas Fifty-Plus awards thanked these women for being trailblazers in their profession.<p>“These …