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French President Emmanuel Macron awards Kylian Mbappe of France with the FIFA Young Player Award at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia in Moscow, Russia.

19-year-old soccer star Kylian Mbappé just helped win France the World Cup — here’s what you need to know about him

Kylian Mbappé played a major role in France's success at the World Cup this year. The 19-year-old Frenchman comes from an extremely sporty French family, and he's attended the country's most elite footballer training center.
Starbucks outgoing executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down from his role at the company he helped turn into a global coffee-selling sensation on June 26, 2018.

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz says your morning coffee ritual is under threat

Outgoing Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is worried about the future of your morning coffee ritual. As the Earth warms and weather systems get erratic, farmers that grow coffee around the planet’s midsection are already feeling pressure.

Bill and Melinda Gates are giving $4 million to help scientists engineer a malaria-killing mosquito — here’s how it could work

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is helping Oxitec develop a new genetically-engineered mosquito that could be dispatched in Africa, the Americas and Asia to kill off malaria-infected mosquito populations. Malaria kills more than 440,000 people around the globe every year.

How to look and feel healthier in one month, according to science

Scientists are learning more about how our bodies work, and there are simple actions you can take to make your life healthier. Here are 12 evidence-based things you can start doing today to look and feel great.
Ryan Quigley and Joel Wishkovsky, co-founders of Simple Contacts.

These two entrepreneurs came up with a way for you to get new prescription contact lenses without ever having to leave your house

Joel Wishkovsky and Ryan Quigley are the co-founders of Simple Contacts, a company that lets contact-lens wearers take eye tests and update their prescription through an app.
A pile of my mom's advice letters.

My mom wrote me over 100 ‘lunchbox letters’ when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I’ve realized her advice still works

Throughout a year, I collected over 100 "lunchbox letters," filled with my mom's wisdom that would guide me through my adolescence and into my adulthood.

10 startups that became worth billions in less than 3 years

Of the 135 startups in the US with valuations of a billion dollars or more, just 10 became unicorns in under less than three years. These companies are innovating in the fields of grocery delivery, automation, design, and manufacturing.

Google founder: The beginning of ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ is a great way to describe the tech industry today

Alphabet president Sergey Brin started his company's annual Founders Letter with a quote taken from Charles Dickens' famous work "A Tale of Two Cities."
In January 2018, workers extended the solar arrays that will power the InSight spacecraft once it lands on Mars this November.

NASA is about to launch a new solar-powered lander to Mars — here’s what the InSight will do on the red planet

NASA's Mars InSight Lander is set to blast off on May 5, 2018. It'll check out what's been happening for the past 4.5 billion years on the red planet, investigate Mars quakes, and check the planet's temperature.