Baby, it’s not cold outside and Christmas Day looks like being a warm one in Hong Kong as well

Hong Kong experienced the hottest winter solstice in 20 years, and it’s likely temperatures will remain relatively balmy for Christmas. The Observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 25.2 degrees Celsius (77.36 Fahrenheit) on Saturday, making it the hottest winter solstice in 20 years and the sixth warmest since 1884 when records began. The last time […]

Sudanese opposition leaders detained as protests continue

Sudanese authorities arrested 14 leaders of an opposition coalition on Saturday, a spokesman for the grouping said, as anti-government protests driven by an economic crisis continued for a fourth day in several cities. source

Please enjoy this cute compilation of a little girl greeting her big sister after school

This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week. Good news everyone, real love does exist.  This compilation of a little girl greeting her sister after school will probably make you cry because it’s that freaking precious.  Every time Shenica Bernal […]

12/21 is Japan’s “Long Distance Lovers Day”: What makes it so hard to keep up long distance love?

Long distance romance can work with a bit of effort, but just what form does that effort take? Japanese couples treat Christmas Eve as one of the most romantic holidays of the year, a perfect time to take your partner out on a date. However, even for couples living in the same city, it can […]

MIB: David Hall, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Fund

This week, we speak with David Hall, partner at Revolution‘s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, where he is responsible for investment sourcing, execution, and oversight for Revolution portfolio companies. He received his B.A. from Morehouse College and earned his MBA from Harvard. Rise of the Rest (ROTR) tries to be different than typical VCs, by focusing on promising seed… […]