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Predictions for the Year Ahead

<i>Huge’s strategists, technologists, UX designers, and creatives weigh in on what’s really relevant in 2018.</i><p>To look forward, we took a look back. What …

Trends

Do I Look Smarter in Glasses?

Rebecca Jennings sets out to investigate the age-old cliché in ‘It’s Fashion.’<p>Why is it that glasses = smart? Where did that societal assumption come from? Also... will glasses actually make me smarter??<p>Rebecca Jennings set out to answer all of the above by talking to people who wear glasses, …

5 Technologies Transforming Retail in 2018

From artificial intelligence to blockchain, five important innovations can help fashion businesses make their processes more efficient, enhance user …

L'Oréal

Zombie retailers close stores nationally, hoping for an online afterlife

<i>“Everything dies, baby, that’s a fact.</i><p><i>But maybe everything that dies someday comes back.”</i><p><i>—“Atlantic City” by Bruce Springsteen</i><p>In retail, some brands that could no longer cut it with brick-and-mortar stores are getting a second wind in the digital world.<p>Take the apparel retailer the Limited, a …

Trends

Latest Apple Pay promo offers 20 percent off SpotHero parking

Continuing a recent campaign, Apple is promoting a deal in which people can get 20 percent off parking fees if they use Apple Pay in SpotHero's …

Apple Pay

Video of Senator Taking Off Invisible Glasses Practically Memes Itself

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch became a meme sensation overnight after a clip of him removing a pair of glasses he didn’t seem to be wearing went viral. …

U.S. Politics

5 Creative Interview Questions to Ask Job Applicants, Approved by Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Reid Hoffman

Tired of asking the same boring questions for every interview? These weird interview questions can help you learn who your applicants really are.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Finding quality candidates who will do a great job and work well with your existing team can be difficult. It takes …

Employment

SurveyMonkey Reportedly Is Planning a 2018 IPO

The 19-year-old polling company was last valued at $2 billion and counts Sheryl Sandberg and other prominent tech executives among its advisers.<p>SurveyMonkey is preparing to go public this year, people familiar with the company's plans told Recode.<p>The 19-year-old polling company was last valued at …

Sheryl Sandberg

AGs take net neutrality to court

<i>With help from John Hendel, Ashley Gold and Martin Matishak</i><p><b>AGS TAKE NET NEUTRALITY TO COURT —</b> Twenty-two state attorneys general, along with Mozilla and consumer groups Public Knowledge, Free Press and New America’s Open Technology Institute, have filed lawsuits challenging the FCC’s recent move to …

Net Neutrality

Which Firms Pay Design Interns

If your firm is not on this list, do something about it.<p>When you’re starting off in design, you might think that interning at a prestigious firm or company is a great way to jump-start your career. But some studios only offer unpaid internships, limiting the talent pool to people who can afford to …

Silicon Valley

Senator Becomes Instant Meme After Attempting to Take Off Glasses That Don't Exist

It's 2018 and anyone can become a meme at any time—especially if there are cable news cameras rolling.<p>During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on …

Offbeat News

13 stylish prescription frames that will make you want glasses

People say that your eyes are the windows to your soul -- so you might as well frame them! Whether you love your contacts, just need prescription glasses occasionally or wear your favorite frames 24/7, it's always nice to have a pair of glasses that you love and feel confident in. With styles …

AOL

$1.2 billion startup Flatiron Health is leaving the Flatiron neighborhood behind as it amps up its cancer technology

• <b>Flatiron Health will be leaving the Flatiron neighborhood in New York in spring 2018.</b>• <b><br>The $1.2 billion company is moving into a 108,000 square-foot space at One SoHo Square, a space that's almost twice the size of its current office at 250 Fifth Ave.</b>• <b><br>Along with the move, Flatiron will get $6 million</b> …

Business

3 Examples of a Stellar Omnichannel Customer Experiences

The ability to craft a consistent Customer Experience across every different customer touchpoint can be a differentiator between industry leaders and …

Customer Service

Built In NYC's 50 Startups to Watch in 2018

New York City tech continued to flourish in 2017. The industry is launching an impressive number of tech startups, driving innovation and keeping the …

Startups

Video of Orrin Hatch Removing a Pair of ‘Invisible Glasses’ from His Face Goes Viral

Flickr<p>It’s only Tuesday and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is already having quite a rough week. The U.S. senator was captured on video taking off a pair …

Orrin Hatch

This man removes a pair of glasses he's not wearing and people can't stop watching

It’s one thing to forget whether you’re wearing glasses or not. This? This is another level altogether.<p>WATCH: Sen. Orrin Hatch removes a pair of …

British Humour

Senator reaches for nonexistent glasses and takes them off anyway

Today's collective LOL at the expense of lawmakers came courtesy of Senator Orrin Hatch, who just reached for his glasses and, upon finding there …

Kirstjen Nielsen

Sen. Orrin Hatch's invisible glasses show he's super hip, and/or just human

<b>(CNN) —</b> Orrin Hatch is the coolest guy in the Senate, or so his uber hip press shop would like you to think. The octogenarian senator from Utah -- who announced he will not be seeking re-election -- lit up Twitter after reaching up to take off glasses that he wasn't actually wearing.<p>The instantly …

U.S. Politics

Sen. Orrin Hatch has perfect response after he’s called out for removing imaginary glasses

"Oh you mean his invisible glasses from Warby Parker?"<p>On Tuesday Utah Senator Orrin Hatch removed a pair of glasses that he wasn’t wearing. The moment took place during a hearing with Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen.<p>As the footage ripped across the internet, the senator’s campaign …

U.S. Congress

How it works: A step-by-step guide to buying glasses online with Warby Parker

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Customer Service

St. Louis could be the next hot market for big restaurant brands

More and more national brands are looking to St. Louis for opportunity.

Shake Shack

Check Out Senator Orrin Hatch's Hilarious Response To Viral Video Of Him Taking Off A Pair Of Glasses He WASN'T EVEN Wearing!

Even the GOP's eyewear is in fact LIE-wear! Ha!<p>Srsly though, if you thought Homeland Security Secretary <b>Kirstjen Nielsen</b> saying she didn't know …

Kirstjen Nielsen

Smart Phone, Dumb App

Warby Parker dove into the online refraction market last year with an iPhone app called Prescription Check that, as others do, looks to skim the …

Optometry

How to Survive Against Fierce Competition

Dealing With Competition<p>The Reum brothers, Courtney and Carter, are known for their roles on the television show Hatched. They are also behind many …

Leadership

Ratehub taps $12-million in venture funding from Boston-based Elephant Partners LP

Alyssa Furtado, co-founder of the financial-technology company Ratehub Inc., strode with confidence on to the set of the CBC's <i>Dragons' Den</i> in mid-2016. Ratehub's growth was surging. Ms. Furtado offered the Dragons a tenth of the company: "Today I'm asking for a million dollars."<p>Among the Dragons, …

Business (Canada)

The Role of Retail Technology in 2018

A survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit found that 81 percent of millennials use their mobile device as their main purchasing channel. Beyond …

eCommerce

Apple promotes sneaker discounts for GOAT shoppers using Apple Pay

Apple is circulating an email promoting a sale at GOAT, a sneaker trading service, where people can get up to 30 percent off purchases from the "Get …

Apple Pay

Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to scholarship fund for 'dreamers'

Jeffrey P. Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, announced Friday that he is donating $33 million to a scholarship fund for young "dreamers," immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.<p>The donation comes amid fresh pressure from business leaders as talks on …

News

33 Practical Products That Are Totally Worth The Investment

These products will practically pay for themselves.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

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