Mike Winslow

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34 Really Bad Ideas Or Pure Genius? You Decide.

Sometimes it’s hard to see reason when you think you have a good idea, especially with 7 million patents being issued by the US since 2006. Have you …

Genius

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

Louisville factory: 100 printers, 3 employees

3D printing still a novelty? One startup wants to bring the tech phenomenon into large-scale manufacturing.<p>On Monday, CloudDDM unveiled a 3D printing factory embedded in the heart of UPS' worldwide hub in Louisville, Ky.<p>Thefirst-of-its kind, fully-automated facility will be able to use the tie-in …

3D Printing

White House awakes to 'national crisis'

Baltimore riots show the limits of President Obama's hands-off approach.<p>For President Barack Obama and Congress, one thing was clear amid the smoke in Baltimore: A task force didn’t solve the problem.<p>There weren’t a lot of firm recommendations from the 11 people whom Obama appointed after last …

Justice

Five Reasons Why Silicon Valley Won't Partner With The Pentagon

Last week, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Silicon Valley in pursuit of closer ties with America’s premier center of technological innovation. Carter told executives at Facebook and other tech companies that the Pentagon wants to fashion a partnership enabling the military to leverage …

Silicon Valley

An Adjustable Resolution 3D Print Head?

Peter Mann and Nick McGibbon are a design and prototyping team with extensive backgrounds in CAD, materials testing, application manufacturing, …

'Extremely Dangerous' Mile-Wide Tornado Roars Through North Texas

A mile-wide tornado touched down in north-central Texas as a storm system swept through with large hail and damaging winds, the National Weather Service said, promising more severe weather on Monday.<p>The storm knocked out power to more than 30,000 people in Texas, according to online reports …

Weather

Makerbot’s Saddest Hour

In the process of growth, startups change. They change from scrappy three-person operations to behemoths with new employees rolling in daily. They go on hiring sprees and the founders no longer know the people sitting at cubicles outside their offices. Bigger companies – Google and the like – start …

‘A Good Man, Wrongfully Demonized’: Blaze Readers React to the Question George W. Bush ‘Quietly Asked’ Dana Perino That She ‘Waited a Beat’ to Answer

TheBlaze published a story earlier this week revealing that former President George W. Bush was hurt over not being included in the 2008 Republican Convention, according to Dana Perino’s new book “And the Good News Is.”<p>Image source: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images<p>After catching a live shot of the …

George W. Bush

Microsoft, HP & Others About to Upend the 3D Printing Space Via New File Format

It was only a matter of time before some of the larger software and tech companies entered the 3D printing space. That time seems to be now. Last …

3D Printing

This Is the First 3D-Printed Part That's Approved for a Jet Engine

3D printing has just reached another major milestone as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has officially approved GE’s T25 as the first 3D …

To Benefit From Big Data, Resist The Three False Promises

Big data solution providers make big promises. Just plug your data into our solution, they say, and we’ll deliver a stream of insights that allow you to improve marketing productivity, customer experience quality and service operations efficiency. It’s like the initial euphoria of the CRM …

Big Data

Bush Finally Lets Loose on Obama

In a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors on Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date …

National Security

Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights

Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Antonin Scalia were born in the same year, chosen by the same president, live on the same Northern Virginia street and, in serving together on the Supreme Court longer than any other current pair of justices, have many times voted the same conservative way.<p>But one …

LGBTQI

Man-made DNA that can mimic killer diseases, injecting them into patients create immunity

Man-made artificial DNA strands that mimic deadly diseases such as the flu, Ebola, cancer, and HIV have recently been created by scientists. …

Immune System

Endurance Training and Thyroid Function

Study finds no link between training and hypothyroidism.<p>About two years ago, there was a bunch of controversy about running and thyroid function. In fact, there were two different controversies:<p>(1) The idea that excessive endurance training causes your thyroid to shut down, which in turn makes you …

Health Industry Seeing Best Obamacare Quarter Yet

With the second year of subsidized private insurance and expanding state Medicaid coverage adding millions more insured Americans under the Affordable Care Act, health care insurers and medical care providers are already seeing billions of dollars in new revenue.<p>Two major barometers of health …

Health Care

Wall Street’s new huge gamble: Why they’re betting Hillary Clinton will stay in their pocket

Clinton’s praising Elizabeth Warren, but the 1 percent isn’t worried. They may be in for a nasty surprise<p>Hillary Clinton’s perfunctory campaign to be the Democratic Party’s next presidential nominee has started, and there is plenty about it that we still do not know.<p>Will she emphasize her status as …

A New Satellite for One of the Great U.S. Space Programs

Landsat 9 will launch in 2023, and promises the continuity of a critical, long-running database for imagery of the Earth's surface.<p>One of the U.S. government’s most useful science programs is also one of its least known.<p>The Landsat program doesn’t produce images like the ones of astronauts playing …

Landsat