6 social entrepreneurs helping build a better tomorrow (Paid content by UBS)

As the trend of social entrepreneurship takes root in economies around the globe, future-focused impact investors are stepping up to the plate to help build a better world for generations to come. The UN's Sustainable Development Goals are a set of 17 objectives to tackle global issues like hunger, joblessness, poverty, climate change, and food waste, among others. Below, we've selected six young people as examples of entrepreneurs bringing us closer to turning the UN's SDGs into realities. Brendan Read more [...]

How and why tennis became synonymous with powerful women (Paid content by Häagan-Dazs)

Today, the phrase "tennis superstars," calls to mind a long list of women: Venus and Serena, Caroline Wozniacki, Martina Hingis, Steffi Graf, Tracy Austin, Althea Gibson, amongst many, many more. These women not only excelled at the physical, they pushed the limits of the possible — and they also helped mold the sport into its modern form.  Billie Jean King, for example, established the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), which hosts the U.S. Open each year. Then there are iconic players like Ora Read more [...]

5 trending topics to start your morning off right (Sponsored Content by belVita)

There are a few telltale signs that you're just not naturally a morning person: For example, if "five more minutes" is the first thought that enters your head when you wake up, or if you tend to have a visceral, panicky reaction whenever you hear the particular jingle you use as an alarm playing on a passerby's phone. We know mornings can be rough, which is why in 2017, we're re-capping feel-good content from every corner of the internet once a month and packaging it as a morning pick-me-up.  Below Read more [...]

Looking for a tech detox? Try these 9 Vegas destinations (Las Vegas)

Las Vegas may not be the first place that pops into your head when the idea of a tech detox comes up.     You’re practically expected to walk around the strip with your phone out to accurately document the level of excitement that envelopes this city on a 24/7 basis. Still, there are people out there who want to “live in the now” and experience Las Vegas unfiltered, making this list of nine places and experiences a necessity for those needing to disconnect while on vacation.     1. The Read more [...]

NBA draft no. 1 pick Markelle Fultz could use some work on his paid Instagram post game

Markelle Fultz is excited to join the (team name).Image: Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesBy Johnny Lieu2017-06-23 05:43:17 UTC Congratulations to Markelle Fultz, who was drafted as the number one overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night. Now that Fultz is a fully-fledged NBA player, he'll be getting plenty of attention from sponsors — like Nike, who has already signed an endorsement deal with the 19-year-old. With corporate attention comes sponsored Instagram posts. And that Read more [...]

Here’s how you can get the best tech for less (Paid Content by eBay)

eBay’s Refurbished Tech Hub could save you up to 50% on devices compared to buying new.    We all want the best tech for our buck, but that doesn’t have to mean big prices. Some of the most desirable tech gadgets on the market come close to a £1000 price tag, which can be an issue if you’re on a budget. While we all want the shiniest, all-singing, all-dancing technology, a lot of us are restricted on price. That doesn’t mean it’s out of reach, though.    Enter refurb tech.    “What Read more [...]

The who, what and how of impact investing (Paid content by UBS)

In the past, the concepts of "financial gain" and "social good" have seemed mutually exclusive. But with impact investing on the rise, this is no longer the case. The logistics, though, are a little tricky. How, for example, does one determine a worthwhile investment — that is, something that will generate returns and also create real impact?  It can be especially difficult for private sector organizations and individuals to figure out where to start. Below, we dig into the who, what and how of Read more [...]

Now that you’re an adult, it’s time to learn the basics of investment strategy (Paid content by UBS)

"Investment strategy" is one of those things you know you’re supposed to master in order to officially join the world of adulthood. But it’s easier said than done: After all, you’re still figuring out how to fit your morning coffee habit into your monthly budget. Many young adults believe that simply putting a portion of their income into a savings account is enough; because "saving" is something that’s drilled into our heads at a young age, and financial literacy education is often absent Read more [...]

6 innovations that help artists control their environment (Paid Content by Lennox)

Art and technology have a lot in common.    Both have a way of pushing boundaries, of helping us look at the world in new ways, and of generating the Next Big Thing.    Artists and creators alike – whether that means sculptors, animators, museum curators, illustrators, and everyone in between – are constantly looking to new technologies as a way to keep pushing beyond what’s been done before. But this level of innovation requires precise control, whether that’s through the environment Read more [...]

5 trending topics for a much-needed morning boost (Sponsored Content by belVita)

Not a morning person? We don't blame you. There are few things in life more difficult than pulling yourself out of bed on a Friday morning (especially right before a long weekend).  Luckily, there are a few things to help you get through the most challenging a.m. hours. For instance: Feel-good viral videos. Each month in 2017 we're rounding up the most talked-about topics on the internet to entertain you during your morning routine and commute. These stories are sure to put a smile on your face Read more [...]