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Facebook, Oculus And The Future Of Virtual Reality

<b>Editor's note:</b> Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He's done marketing for Twilio, Asana and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, …

Android Headliner: Who Is Seriously Going To Buy A Virtual Reality Device?

Over the last year there have been a number of new platform and 'fields of android' coming through. Android TV, Android Auto and Android Wear to name …

Dyson charges ahead with battery-maker Sakti3

Sakti3<p>Sakti3, an offshoot of the University of Michigan's engineering department, develops solid-state battery cell prototypes. The team claims to …

Fully Charged: Gear VR used to view live birth, Uber testing EVs, and Windows 10 crowdsources updates

Gaming tends to be the most obvious use of a virtual reality headset, but Samsung wants to show off broader applications for the Gear VR. That's …

Google Now will soon show info from any app

Google Now only displays useful tidbits of knowledge from a handful of your apps right now, but the flood gates are about to fling wide open. Project …

Head to Toe Wearable Tech Innovations for Health and Fitness | Inc.com

Just when you think you've seen the latest in wearable technology, out come new innovations in the industry for the health and fitness-conscious consumer. From head to toe let's take a look at what's hot this season and trending for 2015 in the fast paced world of wearable tech and fitness.<p>It is …

Genomics

Why So Many Startups Are Mum on Marriage Equality | Inc.com

Late last week, some of the biggest companies in the U.S. submitted a "friend of the court" petition supporting marriage equality to the Supreme Court--with a few notable absences.<p>The High Court is expected to rule on the legality of same-sex marriage by the summer. The petition was signed by …

LGBTQI

Welcome To Cowboyistan: Fracking King Harold Hamm's Plan For U.S. Domination Of Global Oil

<i>Fracking pioneer Harold Hamm has lost $7 billion since the oil market imploded. But where others see disaster, he sees a vast economic opportunity—for himself, and for America.</i><p>For someone who has lost nearly half his fortune in six months, Harold Hamm is pretty chipper when we meet up for dinner on …

Oil & Gas Industry

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …

Dark Matter

Instead of Spending $100K on College, This Entrepreneur Took Out a Loan to Open Her Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email</i> <i>ktaylor@entrepreneur.com.</i><p>When Shannon Lelli realized how much a college degree …

Entrepreneurship

The Coming Economic Shock

For the last three and a half years, the Swiss National Bank has held the value of the Swiss franc at constant value with the euro. It does this by buying euros for Swiss francs when the value of the euro threatens to drop because of heavy selling.<p>As I reported in the Jan. 15 <i>Wellington Letter</i> …

Stock Markets

The Americans Who Gave Away The Most Money In 2014

A list released today by <i>The Chronicle of Philanthrop</i><i>y</i> lays out the donations made by the 50 most generous Americans in 2015. At the top of the list: Bill and Melinda Gates, who gave at least $1.5 billion worth of Microsoft stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust in November 2014. The …

Hedge Funds

The Best Camping Food

Whether you're roughing it for a week in Yosemite Valley or in the Great Smokey Mountains, hiking in Zion National Park or climbing at Joshua Tree, …

Why You Don’t Need Fossil Fuel to Fight Poverty. (Clean Energy Does it Better.) – The Great Energy Challenge Blog

Last year President Obama launched Power Africa, an initiative to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than two-thirds of the population is without electricity. In a parallel move, the House Foreign Affairs Committee leadership introduced the Electrify Africa Act to encourage …

Biggest Map Yet of Universe's Invisible Dark Matter Unveiled

<i>This story was updated at 11:47 a.m. ET.</i><p>AUSTIN, Texas — The hidden side of the universe is now a bit more illuminated thanks to the largest map yet …

Shell Jazz Guitar Chords (For Beginners)

Shell Chords (aka guide tone chords) are the most basic jazz guitar chords and are essential knowledge for every jazz guitarist. The following chord …

Can Monks Really Go Into 200-Year Trances?

How the traditional death and mummification of a Buddhist monk turned into a wild Western fantasy<p>Recent reports from Mongolia that a recently …

This Table Looks Like a Naturally-Formed Sheet of Ice

Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher designed this beautiful table which they call the <b>Liquid Glacial Table</b>. The transparent acrylic is carefully molded …

What Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates Told Me About Getting Out of My Own Way | Inc.com

When I ask self-made billionaires what they wish they knew when they started out in business, one of the insights they most frequently share points to a common experience for all leaders when it comes to decision-making: They struggle to get out of their own way.<p>1. You don't get paid to make all …

Bill Gates

The Growing Business Case For Compassionate Leaders: Jason Garner, Spiritual Entrepreneur

<i>“The values that make great entrepreneurs – maverick leadership, the vision to identify and solve needs and the courage to re-write the rules – are the same values that create an opportunity to positively impact the people and environment around us.” – Jason Garner, “…And I Breathed”</i><p>Last year I …

Leadership
Venture Capital

10 Smart Tips to Prevent Distractions and Sharpen Your Focus | Inc.com

Your ability to stay focused is more than just a worthwhile thing to cultivate--it's a critical factor in your success or failure. Getting things done is imperative, and focus is the key to getting things done.<p>Here are 10 tips to help you stay focused at work by managing distraction, drawing …

Productivity

Article: Processing Acoustic Guitar in the Studio

<i>Signal processing and cool effects aren't just for electric guitars</i><p>by Craig Anderton<p>Although the goal with acoustic guitar is often to create the …

Music Production

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Richard Thompson

Thompson’s latest album, <i>Acoustic Classics</i>, is a set of re-recorded gems from a rich catalog that extends from his 1960s work with the legendary …

Guitar

Songwriting Magazine

Latest issue features Eels' Mark Oliver Everett, Jethro Tull's Ian...<p>On the 50th anniversary of the band's formation, the enigmatic,...<p>Want to know …

Jethro Tull