• QUOTES
    12 inspirational quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt to help you navigate life

    Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest serving First Lady of the United States. During her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four-term presidency and after, she became widely popular, and became one of the world’s most admired and powerful women. Roosevelt is remembered for the welfare efforts she undertook for women, youth, the poor, and minorities. Instead of living […]

  • LIFE
    Life of Brian: The most blasphemous film ever?

    It may not be true that all publicity is good publicity, but in the case of Monty Python’s Life of Brian, which was released 40 years ago, some of the bad publicity was heaven-sent. The comedy team’s irreverent Biblical romp had been due to open on 200 screens across the US, but after various religious […]

  • LIFE
    WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life

    Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. WP Standard makes exceptional leather goods, and the company’s new leather duffel is no different. It’s fantastic […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Three Things Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Saying To Their Life Partners

    At the very core of an entrepreneur’s marriage lie two contrasting phenomena. Marriage is an institution based on security and stability, whereas entrepreneurship is defined by the risk and uncertainty that accompany it. Building a company from scratch or taking a venture forward is a formidable activity that takes courage, confidence and a certain degree […]

  • LIFE
    Do-Over.Me: Guiding People Through Life Makeovers

    The problem with career counseling for people in their 50s and 60s is that it’s often mostly about reworking your résumé and LinkedIn profile and developing a “personal brand.” But what if it was more holistic? A process where you and your adviser worked together not on finding a job — but more of a life makeover based on […]

  • LIFE
    Mentorship in Business and in Life

    I am extremely fortunate to have encountered many people who provided me with guidance in my personal and business lives. These mentors loom large in my memory. In order to be a mentor, one must commit their time, empathy, encouragement, and trust. I was a teenager when I met my first mentor. I had no […]

  • QUOTES
    8 quotes on love and life by Vladimir Nabokov

    01/8 “Loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness” Russian-born American poet, Vladimir Nabokov was a fiction writer, critic, and butterfly expert. Best known for his literary masterpieces like ‘Lolita’, ‘Pale Fire’ and ‘Pnin’, Nabokov was one of the biggest authors of his time. Nabokov was […]

  • LIFE
    Life on Earth may have arisen from ponds, not oceans: Study

    Life on Earth may have arisen in ponds, not oceans: Study Contrary to the popular belief, recent study by MIT has proved that primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth’s first life forms, rather than large oceans. Researchers report that shallow bodies of water, on the order of 10 centimetres […]