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LinkedIn has quietly reached half a billion users

Half a billion users.Image: REX/ShutterstockLinkedIn just hit a big milestone the social networking platform now has more than 500 million users, according to a statement the company sent out on Monday. In other words, you can now easily peruse the resumes of half a billion people. SEE ALSO: Clippy is back, and this time it's coming for your...

Elton John suffered ‘deadly bacterial infection’ on tour – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The star has praised hi fans and his medical team "for their excellence" in looking after him so well Sir Elton John suffered a "potentially deadly" bacterial infection during a tour, forcing him to spend two nights in intensive care and cancel concerts in the US,...

Juicero may be the absurd avatar of Silicon Valley hubris, but boy is it well-engineered

The Juicero story is a funny one in some ways and a sad one in others, so lets just assume they cancel each other out and admire the machine itself in a nice judgment-free moral vacuum. Or rather, lets let someone qualified do it for us. Ben Einstein, general partner at Bolt, served up this excellent teardown of...

Why College Students And Old People Are Basically The Same Thing

At face value, it seems like college kids and senior citizens couldn't have less to do with each other. If you look close enough, however, you'll see some pretty undeniable proof that they're basically living the exact same lives. LA-based illustrator Ian Higginbotham has put together a few comics that show the similarities between young students and their...

‘The grief can damage your mental health’ – BBC News

Image caption The group meets to provide mutual support It is a sunny Saturday afternoon and sausages are sizzling on the barbecue, wine is flowing and children shuttle between the swings and a plate of cupcakes.This gathering in Nottingham looks like any group of friends, but the adults have one thing...
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