Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea’s Swedish Billionaire Founder, Dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad, whose boyhood business of selling pencils and seeds from his bicycle in Sweden eventually grew into the Ikea furniture chain, has died. He was 91. “One of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away at his home in Smaland, Sweden, on Jan.

What Being A Christian Really Means Because Its Not Just Sharing Bible Verses And Going To Church

Leo Hildago Being a Christian is not about putting on your Sunday best and sitting in a pew. It’s not about folding your hands in prayer before you fall asleep or eat a meal. It’s not about memorizing scripture, going to confession, or shoving your religious beliefs down the throats

JAY-Z Calls Out Donald Trump’s Presidency And Trump Fires Right Back With An Early Morning Tweet

Uh-oh… we’ve got a new celeb feud out there this week: JAY-Z and Donald Trump. Jay went on the Van Jones Show on CNN with host Van Jones on Saturday to talk about his music, his family, his career, and the larger social and political issues surrounding all of that

A young startup with a timely offer: fighting propaganda campaigns online

The prevalence of so-called fake news is far worse than we imagined even a few months ago. Just last week, Twitter admitted there were more than 50,000 Russian bots trying to confuse American voters ahead of the 2016 presidential election. It isn’t just elections that should concern us, though. So

What If Youre The Narcissist? One of the most popular questions I receive from survivors of narcissistic abuse is, “But what if the narcissist? How would I know?” Chances are, if you’re even able to self-reflect on this question, you probably a narcissist. Narcissists, after all, lack empathy and are unable to even own

Donald Trump’s refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set to cost $24m

Officials sign deal with Boeing to replace two food chilling systems aboard the presidents plane, reports say Donald Trump’s refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set to cost $24m Officials sign deal with Boeing to replace two food chilling systems Planes fridges must be equipped to handle 3,000 meals per

Brainly acquires Bask to add video to its peer-to-peer learning platform for students

Brainly, the edtech startup founded out of Poland but now with a HQ in New York, has acquired Bask to add video to its peer-to-peer learning platform. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. However, the acquisition has more than a whiff of acqui-hire to it, with Bask’s co-founder and CEO,

Pro-Trump Czech president who warned of ‘organized invasion’ of migrants wins re-election

Jiri Drahos conceded defeat, but promised, “I’m not over.”  (Reuters) Both candidates took tough stances on the migration issue, with Drahos rejecting accusations from Zeman that he was weak on the topic. The Associated Press reports that Zeman’s supporters commissioned billboard and newspaper ads that called on citizens to “Stop

Aly Raisman bought a full-page ad to thank her fellow victims after Larry Nassar trial

Image: NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images The trial of Larry Nassar has ended, but the conversation about sexual assault and accountability continues on — in part thanks to the outspoken Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman.  In Lansing, Michigan, under the gavel of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, the sexual abuser received a

The Dirty War Over Diversity Inside Google

Fired Google engineer James Damore says he was vilified and harassed for questioning what he calls the company’s liberal political orthodoxy, particularly around the merits of diversity. Now outspoken diversity advocates at Google say that they are being targeted by a small group of their coworkers in an effort to