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People on Twitter can't tell if these shoes are pink or grey — here's the right answer

Someone uploaded a picture of some Vans sneakers to Facebook, and the internet is now in a heated debate over what color they actually are. At first glance, they appear to be teal and grey, but is that for real or are your eyes deceiving you? Take a look and decide for yourself. Following is a transcript of the video. What color ...

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'No deal' on Brexit is the punishment for leaving, not the reward

REUTERS / Francois Lenoir Many pro-Leave people believe “no deal is better than a bad deal.” They’re wrong: “No deal” is the worst-possible deal Britain could get. Article 50 is structured like a trap in order to deliver a “no deal” scenario to any country that dares to leave the EU. Theresa May and Philip Hammond seem to be belatedly ...

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Microsoft employees will now be able to work from a tree house (MSFT)

One of the new tree houses. Microsoft In the latest edition of crazy perks tech companies give their employees, Microsoft is building tree houses for its employees. One tree house, nestled in the bows of a Pacific Northwest Douglas Fir on the company’s Redmond, Washington, campus, serves a meeting room. It features a round skylight that lets in “just a bubble of blue” ...

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I went on the Tom Brady diet and his 'avocado ice cream' was the worst thing about it

We tried the avocado ice cream that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says is part of his diet. Brady included the recipe for the ice cream in his new book “The TB 12 Method.” During a week of trying out the workouts and diet regimen touted in the book, I attempted to make the avocado ice cream using ingredients ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reflects on the lesson from Steve Jobs' biggest flop: 'Be intellectually honest — and have the courage to change' (AAPL)

Steve Jobs holds aloft the innards of the Power Mac G4 Cube at its introduction at MacWorld in 2000.AP Photo/Richard DrewBack in 2000, Apple released the Power Mac G4 Cube, a funky small PC designed by Jony Ive himself. It was a good-looking piece of hardware, but it flopped so hard that Apple discontinued it after a year.  In a ...

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Morgan Freeman shares his approach to 'discipline' that keeps him working at age 80

Morgan Freeman in “The Story of Us.” National Geographic At 80 years old, Morgan Freeman is as active as he’s ever been in film and television.  From his numerous upcoming film credits, to his role as the executive producer and star of National Geographic’s new docu-series “The Story of Us,” Freeman keeps up a hyperactive work schedule that would find most other octogenarians — or any working-age adult, for that matter ...

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Turo, the Airbnb for cars, offered a couple $500 to list their Tesla Model 3 on the app (TSLA)

Chad and Min Hurin with their Model X and Model S vehicles. Courtesy of Chad Hurin A California couple is bound to make a pretty penny on their Model 3. Car-sharing service Turo has offered Chad and Min Hurin $500 to list their Tesla Model 3 on the app. The Hurins, both 27, are scheduled to get the sedan in December and ...

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Fintech startup Revolut has 16,000 business accounts 4 months after launching the feaure

Nikolay Storonsky, CEO & Founder of Revolut. Revolut Foreign exchange startup Revolut has 16,000 business customers four months after launch. Signing up 3,000 to 3,500 new retail customers each day. Plans to launch in the US, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Hong Kong in the first quarter of 2018. LONDON — Foreign exchange startup Revolut is expanding rapidly, signing up 16,000 companies ...

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This titanium iPhone case costs $1,345 — more than the most expensive iPhone it could possibly protect (AAPL)

Hollis JohnsoniPhones are more expensive than ever, but there’s a subset of users who want even more luxury, and for whom cost isn’t an factor. Those people should check out the Advent Collection iPhone case from Gray, a Singapore-based luxury brand. To our knowledge, it’s the only iPhone case with a price tag that significantly exceeds the cost of the phone itself.  In fact, an ...

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A 55-year-old Goldman Sachs exec started spinning EDM shows, and he said it's helped his career on Wall Street

Don’t let the suit and tie fool you. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok More often than not, you’re likely to find David Solomon at Goldman Sach’s headquarters in Tribeca, helping run the most prestigious white-collar investment bank on Wall Street, where the COO has been a partner since 1999.  But you might also spy him at The Whales, an Asian-fusion night spot on New York’s ...

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