China’s Hormone Economy: Virtual Significant Others for Sale, Meeting Not Included

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By James Franklin Whitehead They are the band of online sweethearts roaming the social sphere, heating lonely hearts, and fueling China’s rising hormone economy: the untouchable lovers. Recently picked up in parts of the media, these are the girls who sell “pretty online girlfriend packages” on the online marketplace Taobao (known as China’s version of […]

10 of the Best Co-Working Spaces in NYC


Because sometimes you need to escape from the skyscraper in the sky to bring your ideas down to solid ground. Here are some places to work in the hustle and bustle of the city that never rests. Click each slide to find out more. Ping pong table co-working office via Shutterstock

12 Apps Every Millennial Should Have

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Millennials rely on their mobile devices for everything from entertainment to organization. With a bevy of apps to choose from, there’s more than enough options to complement your daily activities. Featured image girl with smartphone via Shutterstock

Are You Guilty of Smoasting?

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What is “smoasting” you ask? It’s that thing most of us do on social media that includes selfies, food porn photos and boasting about our lives in picturesque settings — hence the word smoasting (social media+boasting). We are not in the business of promoting this kind of narcissism, but should you enjoy a good dose […]

Who Am I? The Self-Exploration of a Third Culture Kid

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By Ana Prundaru I’m a third culture kid. My home is floating somewhere along the airport buzz, between flavorless in-flight meals and random conversations with strangers. I receive my daily vitamins from an airport Starbucks and my entire belongings fit into a Samsonite Hyperspace 17 upright. I boarded my first International flight to China at the […]