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Tesla Said to Update Model S, and Raise the Price

Just days after the historic and wildly successful unveiling of its mass-market Model 3 electric sedan, Elon Musk’s Tesla is preparing to announce …

March 2015

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First

We have all heard it, "I have an amazing business idea!" Wait, do you? Better ask yourself these 15 questions first.<p>How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 …

These are the invisible cameras of the future

Hidden cameras are getting harder to spot: old, hefty spy gadgets you had to hide under a thick coat have been replaced tiny devices in the tips of …

Rescuing Batman

In a way, that's the dilemma facing Warner Bros. as it gets ready to release the first Batman film in eight years on June 15. The challenge for the studio is to overcome the stigma of the last Batman film, the much-maligned "Batman & Robin" -- a film so disliked it nearly killed off a franchise …

DC movies release date calendar

As <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> bashes its way through the box office, it’s actually clearing a path for at least 10 other movies.<p>DC …

How the horror short 'Lights Out' went from 3-minute film to Hollywood feature

A simple premise and a three-minute minimum rocketed short director David F. Sandberg to Internet fame when his horror short "Lights Out" went viral. The quick flick landed on many folks' radar, including bankable horror movie veteran James Wan. And now that scary short shall become a frightening …

A History Of Batman Movies That Almost Got Made

<i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> is generally considered to be the eighth Batman movie, after the 1989 original, <i>Batman Returns</i>, <i>Batman Forever</i>, <i>Batman & Robin</i>, <i>Batman Begins</i>, <i>The Dark Knight</i>, and <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, although the number balloons up to 12, if you include films like 1966’s <i>Batman: The</i> …

This Unit of Measurement Figures Out How Likely You Are to Die Today

Getting out of bed just cost you 1 micromort.<p>It doesn’t take an advanced degree in statistics to know that life is full of risk and that some …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you : You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

Google makes $150 worth of Nik Collection photo editing software completely free

Good news for photographers - Google is giving away $150 (£105) worth of photo-editing software for free.<p>The entire Nik Collection of picture editing …

'Archer' reviews every James Bond film

<b>[Read Archer’s 24 Bond movie reviews below]</b> We asked FX’s superspy Sterling Archer to take a break from saving the world and nuking his liver to work …

For one group of people, seeing friends decreases happiness

It might seem obvious that, for most people, happiness is positively correlated with friendships. But a paper published last month in the British Journal of Psychology found one notable exception: Extremely intelligent people become less happy when they spend more time with their …

Earth - What is the real reason we sleep?

There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same almost certainly applies to humans.<p>This fact alone tells us that sleep must be doing something …

Sleep

Mediafly Uses SAP Ariba Platform To Help Fund Hypergrowth & Sidestep Dilutive Finance Options

There is a lot of talk about alternative funding sources for entrepreneurs fighting the cash flow beast. And since traditional lenders aren’t in the business of high-risk and VCs focus on only about 2% of the business plans they review, there is plenty of room in the market for alternative funders …

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Eric Brown on Radiance by Catherynne M Valente, Eleanor by Jason Gurley, Empire V by Victor Pelevin, A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab and Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky<p>In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative …

Science Fiction

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

Amygdala

Insane mods for your Tesla

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities

How one young entrepreneur built a multimillion- dollar company and created hundreds of jobs in his small town, and how others can too.<p><b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. …

The 10 wealthiest tech billionaires in the world

Of the world's 10 richest tech billionaires, four are college dropouts. All are men, all are from two countries (the United States and China), and all currently are or were heads of companies.<p>These are some <i>seriously</i> wealthy folks — <b>the entry level to this list is $18.2 billion</b> net worth (that …

Laguna Beach

We need a startup for that: Healthcare companies pitch their problems to entrepreneurs

Laurent Rotival sees two problems facing the healthcare industry: baby boomers and millennials. Baby boomers are so numerous they’re putting pressure …

The Fantastical, Highly Questionable, Totally Exciting Future of the Flying Car

We've been writing about flying cars since 1906. This time is different. Maybe.<p>If you want to see it up close<i>,</i> you have to wait for the three or four people in front of you to finish taking pictures or lose interest. You feel as if you're standing three-deep at a bar, only here, on the floor of the …

Here’s a Hilarious Tutorial About How to Build a Fire With a Lemon

In the odd case that you find yourself lost in the woods with nothing but a lemon, six nails, some copper clips, wire, and steel wool, you have all …

Three Trends for the Next 50 Years

I’m not a big believer in the future. I mean, it will exist — we know that. But that’s about it.<p>CXO Advisory Group has analyzed the predictions of …

Pakistani entrepreneur invents power bank that charges in just 14 minutes

Young Pakistani entrepreneur Abdullah Soomro noticed a very real problem while building his first startup, a hyperlocal delivery business. His …

Your next car will be hacked. Will autonomous vehicles be worth it?

Self-driving cars could cut road deaths by 80%, but without better security they put us at risk of car hacking and even ransom demands, experts at SXSW say<p>You’re about to drive to work. You turn on the ignition – and a message on the dash lights up. “We’ve hacked your car! Pay 10 bitcoin to get it …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …