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Ellevest just raised $34 million to help women invest strategically

Investing tailored to women is turning out to be big business. Ellevest, the platform for investing for women, just raised $34 million.  Investing for women sounds like it could be an insulting idea—don't women understand investing the normal way?—but that's not what Ellevest is doing. The platform tailors investments to the realities of women's careers: they face a gender pay gap, they live longer, and their salaries peak earlier than men's. That means they need to save for retirement differently.  Ellevest is hoping to beat out some of the roboadvising competition...

We got our hands on the iPhone 8 - here's everything you need to know

If you're in the market for a new phone and don't want to spend a ton on the iPhone X, then this might be the phone for you. Read more...More about Apple, Iphone, Photography, Ios, and Glass

Watch this parody trailer fuse 'Thor: Ragnarok' with '80s nostalgia

We all know the trademarks of a classic VHS era trailer. Most of them include cheesy voiceovers, accompanied by ridiculously fake special effects, and it is all topped off with some triumphant music.   The Nerdist has taken that nostalgic effect and repurposed it for the new Thor: Ragnarok film. Image: Via GiphyThe poor quality is all a part of that beautiful 1980s vibe that so many people have a soft spot for.  If you've ever wondered how Marvel films would look in the '80s heres your chance. Read more... More about Marvel, Trailer, 1980s, Thor, and Marvel Cinematic Universe

'Metal Gear' creator's classic mech game is coming to PSVR

Hideo Kojima's 2001 mech game Zone of the Enders is PlayStation 4-bound, bearing both a new title and an unexpected surprise: virtual reality gameplay. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner - Mars made its debut in a trailer at Tokyo Game Show 2017. The newly remastered game will — unsurprisingly — take advantage of the PS4 Pro's 4K capabilities, but you'll also be able to play it from inside a PSVR headset. Take a look hereZone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner - Mars will be out in 2018. Read more... More about Entertainment, Gaming, Playstation Vr, Zone Of The Enders The 2nd...

Merriam-Webster gets spicy and political with new dictionary words

Our favorite dictionary-turned-Twitter-wise-guy is back with fresh insights into our crazy, crazy times. SEE ALSO: Monday's Google Doodle is an ode to English lexicographer Samuel Johnson Merriam-Webster is expanding its vocabulary list with over 250 new words and definitions. While some of them reflect outstanding technological and societal changes, others seem to hint at how messed up our post-Trump era has become. Two of the new words included in the dictionary's recent additions are "alt-right" and "troll," which complete each other and are a sad commentary on once-fringe movements going...

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