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Want Another Tool To Help Your Startup Get Off The Ground? Here's One, And It's Free

It’s a common little dance done between entrepreneurs and the investors they’re trying to win over: “This is a $20 billion market—I’m confident we can grab at least one percent of it.” Investors smile and nod, knowing full well that the entrepreneur is making an educated guess and ponder – even if …

Garlic-Rosemary Steak

4 Servings<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 7 Tbsp. olive oil, divided<p>1/4 cup 1-inch pieces rosemary sprigs<p>1 1/2 pounds hanger or flank steaks, cut into four 6-ounce steaks<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>6 large garlic cloves, sliced<p>Coarse sea salt (such as Maldon)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat …

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Human 'suspended animation' trials to start this month

The researchers behind it don't want to call it suspended animation, but it's the most conventional way to explain it. The world's first humans trials will start at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, with 10 patients whose injuries would otherwise be fatal to operate on. A team of …

I Tasted BBQ Sauce Made By IBM’s Watson, And Loved It

If the future of food is designed by robots, that’s fine by me.<p>IBM sent me a bottle of BBQ sauce designed by Watson, so I ate it. My job is weird sometimes.<p>Yes, it’s THE Watson. The same computer that decimated Ken Jennings in Jeopardy has taken on an even greater challenge–what IBM calls cognitive …

Here's A Simple Trick For Making Your Resume Stand Out

You and dozens — or sometimes hundreds — of other candidates are vying for the same coveted position, and hiring managers only spend an average of six seconds looking at your resume before deciding whether you're a good fit.<p>In a recent LinkedIn post, Ruben Quintero, a director on the Salvation Army …

19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.<p>To get a better idea of what makes a resume …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

Jonah Berger Knows How to Make This Video Go Viral

When Jonah Berger was in college his grandmother suggested he read Malcolm Gladwell’s <i>The Tipping Point</i>, which explored how small things can make large impacts. While the book helped inspire Berger’s career, he says Gladwell got it wrong and didn’t back up his ideas with science.<p>He likes making bold …

An Espresso Maker As Beautiful As The Sunrise

The Strietman ES3 has an ingenious piston design and a gorgeous wall-mounted copper-on-birch look.<p>The mechanism of making espresso is simple. Although the life-giving elixir might seem magical, it’s made by the simple method of pumping water through densely packed, finely ground coffee. Do it …

How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter

Offer something other than your desperate self on a platter–plus seven more tips from Indexed cartoonist Jessica Hagy.<p>Write one. Your resume checks off key words and gets your information in front of someone, but it’s not enough to get you an interview. Use the power of the cover letter for your …

Sweat Tailor: Sweatpants And Jeans Rolled Into One

For the fashion-conscious, wearing sweatpants in public is a cardinal sin, excusable only if you’re working out or doing laundry. Otherwise, sweatpants-wearers get stereotyped as hungover or recently dumped.<p>To the delight of I-can’t-be-bothered types, a new company, Sweat Tailor, aims to reverse …

Watch: Patagonia And Adidas Toil Away On The Next Big Breakthrough In Clothing

iPads and accelerometers. 3-D printers and dress forms. Green tea and Kombucha culture. A needle and thread. Each of these approaches to fashion is wildly different from the next, and yet, any and all of them represent the future of what we wear and how we wear it.<p><i>The Next Black</i> is a 45-minute …

5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Tattoo

Whether you’re rewarding yourself for working hard in the gym or you want to express yourself through body art, committing to a tattoo is a big …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

IBM Watson Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Cognea

IBM’s Watson group has announced a new acquisition today — artificial intelligence company Cognea. IBM confirmed the acquisition via a blog post.<p>Cognea developed a cognitive computing and conversational artificial intelligence platform. The startup offers virtual assistants that relate to people …

Facebook now lets you ask someone out in the most awkward way possible

Consider this Facebook’s new “poke” button.<p>If you don’t fill out your relationship status on Facebook, a new “ask” button will appear on your profile page. Through this new feature — rolling out now — your friends can ask if you’re single, or taken.<p>While the ask feature affords friends a …

Cash in that tattered old iPad for a new one as Apple trade-ins hit UK

Apple has confirmed its iPad trade-in program has opened its doors UK, allowing users to trade in their old tablets in exchange for credit towards a …

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is designed to destroy the laptop

Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface Pro 3 device at a press event in New York City today. Like the previous Surface tablets it still includes a kickstand, but Surface chief Panos Panay says it's designed to remove the conflict of buying a laptop or a tablet. The kickstand on the device is …

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Monkey T-shirts, music and hotdogs with names: how to have a hit on Kickstarter

To chat with Yancey Strickler is to undergo a sustained exercise in envy control. Less then a decade ago, 35-year-old Strickler was a music journalist, scratching out a living by reviewing indie bands for Pitchfork and the Village Voice. Now he's the boss of Kickstarter – the crowdfunding site that …

Wifi fears: three-year study into health risks of mobiles to children's brains

Wifi and mobile phone use to be studied for potential health risks to thousands of youngsters to determine if they damage young brains<p>Thousands of schoolchildren are to be enrolled in a three-year study to find out if mobiles and wi-fi are damaging their brains.<p>The study, which has been …

It's OFFICIAL: Britain swelters in heatwave as temperatures reach 79F on HOTTEST day

She said: "The weather will stay dry and warm in most parts until tomorrow, apart from parts of Scotland and the west which may see heavy rain and …