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This Hack For The Perfectly Shaped Fried Eggs Just Changed Breakfast Forever

Fried eggs should be easy, right? The perfectly cooked fried egg requires only a few basic necessities, like a non-stick pan and medium heat, and you're pretty much golden after that. You can follow some other techniques, like covering the pan halfway through to fully cook the whites, adding a few …

Breakfast

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

10 Online Business Ideas You Can Start Tomorrow

Interested in starting an online business, but unsure of where to begin? Here are some great ideas you can start right away.

Online

What's the best online business to start? 6 profitable online business ideas, tested.

What a good idea looks like<p>Now you know how to spot a bad business idea — but what does a GOOD idea look like?<p>I’ve taught over 30,000 students how to …

T-Mobile continues to steal customers from rivals

It's still a long way from overtaking AT&T and Verizon, but the brash carrier chalks up another strong quarter of customer additions.<p>T-Mobile's Uncarrier marketing buzz is working, as the company offers a peek at its fourth quarter customer gains.<p>On Wednesday, T-Mobile announced preliminary results …

Mobile

Unlocked, SIM-Free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Models Now Available in U.S. with 3-5 Day Shipping

As indicated yesterday, Apple has begun selling unlocked, SIM-free versions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on its U.S. online store.<p>Pricing for the SIM-free versions of both phones are the same as the other unsubsidized models. The 16, 64, and 128 GB versions of the iPhone 6 are sold for $649, …

Rolls-Royce breaks sales record again in 2014

<b>Rolls-Royce Motor Cars sold a record number of cars last year, breaking through the 4,000 mark for the first time in its 111-year history.</b><p>The luxury car maker sold 4,063 cars, up 12% on last year, and marking the fifth consecutive year of record sales.<p>Sales in the US increased by almost a third, by …

Rolls-Royce

Large Bitcoin Exchange Halts Trading After Hack

Bitstamp, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges on the Internet has temporarily suspended its services after losing some 19,000 bitcoins ($5.1 million) in what the company said was a breach of its systems.

Dow Jones

Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

Thomas Piketty: Bill Gates Told Me He Doesn't Want To Pay More In Taxes

French economist Thomas Piketty says the world’s richest man loves everything about his 2014 book, <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>. That is, except for the part about how the rich should pay more in taxes.<p>Piketty said Saturday at a conference in Boston that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (yes, …

Economics

Why 2015 is video advertising’s breakout year

When it comes to video advertising, a lot can happen in a year. In 2014, digital video advertising experienced huge gains in spend and viewership, took a giant leap into automated programmatic buying, and saw a continuing wave of consolidation with Facebook buying LiveRail and Yahoo announcing the …

These 5 types of on-demand services will get even bigger in 2015

Building apps and services for lazy people is one area the tech industry is quite good at.<p>2014 was a big year for getting everything you could want from the comfort of your smartphone. We found plenty of these services in Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 class. But next year is going to get even lazier. …

The Best DIY Projects Of 2014

From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year<p>Makers enjoyed a particularly fruitful year in 2014. They created projects ranging from the simple to the complex, the small to the large, and the useful to the bat$&*t crazy. In celebration of that …

Cool Stuff

Instacart, A Startup That Does Your Grocery Shopping For You, Is Now Worth $2 Billion

Earlier this year, Instacart raised $44 million at a $400 million valuation from top Silicon Valley investors including Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz. The company says it will generate about $100 million this year, a 10X increase from 2013.<p>Instacart competes with Fresh Direct, but while …

eCommerce

Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

<i>By Anisha Shah</i><p><b>WHY VISIT AN EMERGING DESTINATION?</b><p>It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps. Places such as the Pacific Islands, Madagascar and …

National Parks

Talisman Energy acquired by Repsol in $8.3-billion deal

Talisman Energy Inc. has agreed to be acquired by Spain's Repsol SA in an $8.3-billion (U.S.) deal that allows Repsol to expand in Canada and internationally at a time of weak energy markets.<p>Under the deal, which has the unanimous support of both companies' boards, Repsol will pay $8 for each …

Price of oil closes below $60 for the first time since July 2009

Oil prices continued their steady decline Thursday, sinking past another milestone as the price of crude dropped below $60 per barrel for the first …