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NASA scientists just streamlined the search for Earth-like planets

NASA scientists just streamlined the search for Earth-like planets

You know that old climate change cautionary bumper sticker about how “there is no Planet B” so we should hug our Mother Earth? In a shocking turn of events, the bumper sticker may not be an entirely

Canyon Ranch is going in a new direction with injectable face treatments

Canyon Ranch, the 38-year-old luxury resort brand, is trying something new: injectable facial treatments. It’s a shift in strategy, since Canyon Ranch has so far been known for its focus on natural
In A Post-Weinstein World, Louis CK’s Movie Is a Total Disaster

In A Post-Weinstein World, Louis CK’s Movie Is a Total Disaster

Louis CK intended “I Love You, Daddy” to be provocative–but probably not as provocative as it’s going to be, Joe Berkowitz writes after viewing the film The audience was incredibly lucky. Or at least
Todd Haynes’s Rule For Directing A Kids Movie: Don’t Treat It Like One

Todd Haynes’s Rule For Directing A Kids Movie: Don’t Treat It Like One

The “Carol” director has made a switch from moody dramas to the kids flick “Wonderstruck.” But, according to him, it didn’t feel like a switch at all. A kids movie is probably the last thing anyone
This luxury e-tailer lets customers build their own shopping street

This luxury e-tailer lets customers build their own shopping street

The world of online luxury retail is getting crowded. Between Net-a-Porter, Farfetch, 24 Sevres, and Matches, well-heeled shoppers have a wealth of options. All of these brands are coming up with
Google is using national search data to help people pick Halloween costumes

Google is using national search data to help people pick Halloween costumes

Google wants to take the hassle out of Halloween with its helpful single-purpose website The Costume Wizard, which is built into the search engine’s Halloween site, Frightgeist. The site helps the
This Alternative Credit Agency Lets Immigrants Bring Their Credit With Them

This Alternative Credit Agency Lets Immigrants Bring Their Credit With Them

U.S. credit bureaus don’t recognize foreign credit, so when people come to this country, they have to start building their credit over. Nova Credit wants to fix that. Millions of immigrants enter the
Eggo Keeps Missing Its Marketing Shot With “Stranger Things”

Eggo Keeps Missing Its Marketing Shot With “Stranger Things”

The breakfast brand was handed a golden ticket with season one of “Stranger Things.” And it’s been squandering that opportunity ever since. It’s every brand’s dream to have its product mentioned in
2017 is the year of the maternity bra

2017 is the year of the maternity bra

Maternity bras are getting a major upgrade this year. Over the summer, Thirdlove launched a version–based on its best-selling everyday bra–that gives you the support you need, plus clasps that make it
Make your resume stand out by passing this ninja proficiency test

Make your resume stand out by passing this ninja proficiency test

When asked what they want to be when they grow up, little kids will frequently announce their plans to be superheroes, robots, or ninjas, and then the boring old grownup will laugh at the idea and
Why Netflix Isn’t Worried That Studios & Networks Are Walking Away

Why Netflix Isn’t Worried That Studios & Networks Are Walking Away

Disney is ending its licensing deal. Fox and others are pulling bingeable shows like “Friday Night Lights.” Even so, the streaming giant will remain a colossus. On Monday, Netflix’s high-flying
To Crowdsource Crime-Fighting, A Cop Camera Giant Eyes Your Videos

To Crowdsource Crime-Fighting, A Cop Camera Giant Eyes Your Videos

An online tool called Citizen aims to help cops cast an even wider net for criminal evidence amid concerns about what police do with the data they collect. Axon, the police supplier formerly known as
This Toronto Innovation Hub Is The Anti-Apple HQ

This Toronto Innovation Hub Is The Anti-Apple HQ

The MaRS Discovery District encourages collaboration between companies and sits in the middle of the city–open to the public and with its own subway stop. Inside a gleaming glass tower in downtown
11 Phrases That Can Ruin Your Performance Review

11 Phrases That Can Ruin Your Performance Review

Don’t sabotage your review with poorly chosen words or phrases–the meeting is too important to risk verbal missteps. Between the feeling of being thrust into the spotlight, the one-on-one setting with
MasterCard has finally realized that signatures are obsolete and stupid

MasterCard has finally realized that signatures are obsolete and stupid

For years, credit card companies have relied on an illegible squiggly line as the frontline of defense against credit card fraud. Customers are forced to use a pen (how retro!) to scrawl their
From Jogging Therapy To Micromanaging: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories

From Jogging Therapy To Micromanaging: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories

This week’s stories may encourage you to invite your therapist out for a run and check your micromanaging tendencies while you’re feeling stressed. This week, we explored how stress can turn you into
Orionid meteor shower: how to watch the celestial event outside or via live-stream

Orionid meteor shower: how to watch the celestial event outside or via live-stream

Over the years many people thought the arrival of Halley’s Comet portended the end of the world. The planet survived, though, and Halley’s Comet continues to zip across the sky, leaving a trail of
Visa wants to replace bank passwords with face scans

Visa wants to replace bank passwords with face scans

The latest smartphones have been built to accommodate fancy biometric authentication techniques like face scans, fingerprints, and voice tests. But as of yet, there aren’t many apps that rely on these

This Job Platform Is For Undergrads Who Get Nowhere On LinkedIn

The days of “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” may be nearing an end now that college students can Handshake their way to better job opportunities. Ever heard of Michigan Tech? The

Micro-investing app Stash will introduce mobile-first banking in early 2018

Since launching in 2015, micro-investing app Stash has attracted 1.2 million customers. These days, it’s adding 25,000 new customers each week. With Stash, for $1 per month, they can save small-dollar