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How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Google's genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it's a little terrifying

But, to paraphrase fellow futurist Peter Diamandis, Kurzweil's brilliance isn't in the predictions themselves.<p>It's in what the predictions represent — Kurzweil's core thesis, a little thing called <b>"the Law of Accelerating Returns."</b><p>It states that "fundamental measures of information technology follow …

How To Practice Good Design

Ashish Krishna Contributor<p>Ashish Krishna is the co-founder and designer at Mammoth<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>What Happens At AngelPad<p>I love design and startup and I firmly believe magical companies emerge when these two meet, e.g. Braun, Apple, Airbnb, Medium, YouTube, Square, and Nest. The …

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Alleged Airplane Hacker Also "Messed Around With The Space Station"

Testing the limits of cybersecurity in space<p>Last month, security researcher Chris Roberts was removed from a United Airlines flight, after the airline claimed he had endangered his fellow passengers by tweeting a message about potential security vulnerabilities aboard the aircraft. In 2012, Ars …

Startup Building Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Plans To Launch A Working One In 2016

You know when you have a good idea for a game or blog and you tell a friend who might actually make it, since you don’t have time? That’s kind of like what Elon Musk did with his ambitious Hyperloop, a next-level transportation system that uses near friction-free tubes to zip capsules containing …

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Banksy Goes Undercover in Gaza, Releases New Works and Eye-Opening Video

The world's most famous street artist, Banksy, returned to Palestine to create a series of powerful new works. In 2005, he made several paintings on Israel's West Bank barrier wall. This time, the artist goes undercover, making a satirical travel advertisement for Gaza. The 2-minute film shows …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

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Unpublished Vintage Pictures Show Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, And More Silicon Valley Stars In The 1980s

Documentary photographer Doug Menuez happened to be in Silicon Valley at the time. He had done freelance work with major publications like Fortune and TIME, but he found that tech companies were difficult to crack.<p>"I would go to Silicon Valley occasionally, and it was terrible. There was this …

'Shark Tank' Investor Daymond John Says Losing This Deal Was Like Getting Smacked Down On National TV

We recently spoke with investor Daymond John, who said that losing out to Robert Herjavec in the most recent episode for a deal with fitness accessory company The Natural Grip got him riled up.<p>"The deal was apparel-based, it was fitness-based, and Robert beat me out," John said. "So I'm sitting …

Autodesk launches $100 M fund to encourage 3D printing technology, world’s first 3D printing investment program

3D printing technology is fast becoming a reality. Many startups have plunged into this vertical with low cost options to democratize this technology …

Audi's Self-Driving Car Hits 150 MPH on an F1 Track

In the realm of self-driving cars, Google tends to get all the attention. Its vehicles have covered more than 700,000 miles on their own, and an …

DIY: How To Light Up Your Bike Wheels [Video]

Crafty, safe fun<p>As the winter months approach, darkness is falling earlier and earlier. Do not bike gently into that good night! By spending a few hours tinkering with LEDs, you can outfit your dull wheels with hypnotically glowing rings.<p>Some kits on the market use customizable circuit boards to …

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Israeli Startup Scene Thriving Despite Conflict

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Christine Magee is an analyst for CrunchBase.</i><p>Investments in Israeli startups climbed to near record highs in the third quarter, even as the country was in the throes of the worst violence it has seen in years.<p>Venture investments in Israel-based companies have not only increased in …

Why A Blue LED Is Worth A Nobel Prize

Plus, a little history of making semiconductors glow<p>Three scientists have jointly earned the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on blue LEDs, or light-emitting diodes. Why blue in particular? Well, blue was the last -- and most difficult -- advance required to create white LED light. And with …

9 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry for the written word.<p>In its profile of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, the New Yorker …

A Designer’s Guide To Launching A Successful Kickstarter

Four tips on how to get your project funded from a Kickstarter crowdsourceress.<p>They call her the crowdsourceress. Vann Alexandra Daly is a New York-based crowd funding consultant who was responsible for marketing the record-making $6 million Kickstarter campaign for Neil Young’s Pono Player, a …

8 Ways I Trick Myself Into Going To The Gym

I know.<p>Really — I <i>know</i>.<p>Yes, I have tried to negotiate, and yes, I've looked into other gyms, but after joining my Manhattan chain on a corporate discount that was about $20 less than I currently pay, I couldn't bear to leave the gym when I went back to civilian status after changing jobs. I love the …

The Founder Of Mysterious Amazon-Killer Jet.com Is Thinking About Raising $600 Million — Before His Startup Has Even Launched

Pre-launch, Lore has already raised $80 million for the still-secretive e-commerce startup, which will reportedly price products dynamically, based on where they're stored in relationship to the customer.<p>Lore promises that Jet will be a "new kind of e-commerce experience, uniquely grounded in …

What Innovation Means To Emerging Markets Investing

Justin Leverenz and Heidi Heikenfeld, PMs of the new Oppenheimer Emerging Markets Innovators Fund, discuss how they see significant opportunities in …

Launch brings new technology that could change life in space

A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space Station.<p>The SpaceX Dragon lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at 1:52 a.m. ET. It will arrive on Tuesday, bringing other cargo as well, including 20 mice and elements for 255 …

“Black Sunrise”, A Chilled Out DJ Set from Tycho, Recorded at Burning Man - The Fox Is Black

Though it was a short week for many of us, I’m quite glad it’s already Friday and that the weekend is here. Easing me into the weekend is this …

Take A Look Inside Apple Genius Jony Ive's $17 Million San Francisco Mansion

Apple executive Jonathan Ive bought a stunning home on San Francisco's "Billionaire's Row" for $17 million in 2012, according to The Wall Street Journal. The home was originally listed for $25 million.<p>Ive, Apple's senior vice president of industrial design, is credited with the look of the iPod, …