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Y Combinator To Fund Non-Profit Startups With Charitable Donations

Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham has penned a post that says the accelerator will begin funding non-profit startups and organizations that are accepted into its program. The news comes following admission of Watsi last year, YC’s first-ever non-profit. Graham also clarifies that the investment …

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Electric Zoo music festival cancelled over drug-related health concerns

The last day of a New York City dance music festival featuring high-profile acts including Avicii, David Guetta and Diplo was canceled on Sunday after the deaths of two attendees and the hospitalizations of several others, apparently linked to drugs.<p>The city said it recommended that the Electric …

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The Best of Braverman

Eddie Braverman was tossed out of the first brokerage firm he walked into. It wouldn't be the last. Throughout a career measured in the highest of …

Stock Markets

Welcome to the Golden Age of Activist Investors

The tweet heard around the world sent by Carl Icahn about Apple was just the latest in a series of moves by prominent activist investors that have …

WORLD RECORD: 1,208 Porsche 911s at Silverstone

Slow Ideas

Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t?<p>Why do some innovations spread so swiftly and others so slowly? Consider the very different trajectories of surgical anesthesia and antiseptics, both of which were discovered in the nineteenth century. The first public demonstration …

Tumblr Users Are Revolting Over Anti-Porn Policies

We first saw news of the petition on The Daily Dot.<p>Recently, Tumblr blocked users from searching for blogs posted under hashtag categories like #NSFW (Not Safe For Work), #Gay, #Porn, and so on.<p>Also at play: Many in the Tumblr community are still upset Yahoo bought the blogging network, and see the …

Apps

Rupert Sanderson Makes it All About the Shoes for Fall 2013 Ads

<b>Focus on Shoes</b> – For his fall-winter 2013 campaign, shoe designer Rupert Sanderson found inspiration in Eastern culture ranging from Japanese kimonos …

Kill Bill

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Arabic Hindi Rolex Daytona Stainless Steel by Brevet

Arabic Hindi Rolex in Daytona Stainless Steel.<p>Black amphorous diamond-like carbon matte coating.<p>44 jewels movement.<p>Rolex black dial with arabic …

Hands-On With The Incredible Rolex Reference 8171 by HODINKEE

About two weeks ago, Stephen told you about two incredible watches, both in pink gold, that grace the cover of Antiquorum's most recent catalog. We …

Oil Train Tragedy in Canada Spotlights Rising Crude Transport by Rail

The explosive train derailment that killed at least five people and left dozens missing in a Canadian lakeside town focused attention on North America's skyrocketing use of rail to transport its booming oil production.<p><b>With authorities still reckoning the death toll from the explosive train</b> …

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Finance

Decoded: 17 Secrets to Jay-Z’s Entrepreneurial Success

By: Nick Scheidies Topics: Entrepreneurship More posts about: Famous Entrepreneurs<p>The record industry is known for chewing musicians up and spitting …

Pool Hall

The Powder Broker: From Teenage Drug Dealer to Real Estate ‘It’ Guy

'You can't outwork me—I'm crazy that way.'<p>Materially speaking, Jermaine “Jay” Morrison wasn’t born with much. He had brains and personality, and his …

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“Slashers”: When Your Career Is Three Careers

What do you call someone like Russ Juskalian, a travel writer/photographer/instructor?<p>Over at LearnVest, Alyssa Goldman provides a descriptor: Juskalian is a “slasher,” a person with a “portfolio career,” usually a combination of part-time employment, temporary work, and freelance gigs–or, …

What a Girl Scout Taught Me About Hustle

What began as a one kitchen operation to supplement the costs of business, has grown into a multi-million dollar expansion and the bulk of all …

BMW R80 custom by 7 Ages

Most custom BMWs are resto-mods or café racer conversions. But Ian Solley of 7 Ages in the UK likes to take the <i>strasse</i> less travelled. On this BMW R80 custom, virtually every part has been modified: the frame has been converted to a hardtail, and the forks are from a Harley-Davidson FXD.<p>Solley is …

Motorcycles

Honda CB450 K1 resto-mod

What, another Honda CB ‘cafe racer’? Rest assured this one is different. Apart from a nut-and-bolt mechanical overhaul, it’s sporting subtle upgrades that will drastically increase its performance.<p>Santa Fe-based Charles Burkhardt found this Honda CB450 K1 on Craigslist, and it looked like it hadn’t …

Motorcycles

5 Ways to Keep Your Eye On the Goal | Inc.com

I'm goal oriented. Professionally I am happiest when I have a number to hit, a timeline to make, or a task to complete. Personally, I am at my best when I have a big trip or event in the not too distant future that I am working toward.<p>That's true of a lot of the successful entrepreneurs I know. …

Entrepreneurship

8 Myths About Great Salespeople | Inc.com

Many businessfolk have odd ideas about salespeople, especially those who are the best at what they do. The antidote to these misconceptions is scientific research, according Chally Chairman Howard Stevens (he and I wrote a book together):<p><b>Myth 1. Great salespeople are fast-talking extroverts.</b><p><i>Fact:</i> …

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