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Give the Gift of Creativity with These DIY Tools and Maker Kits

Maker kits and DIY tools are perfect for that crafty person in your life—supporting hobbies and also perhaps presenting new experiences. Here are …

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TrakInvest Is A Fantasy Stock Trading Platform That Can Lead To Real Jobs

There are several virtual stock exchanges, including ones just for kids, but TrakInvest stands apart by giving its members a chance to turn fantasy trades into real jobs. Founded by a former JP Morgan principal, TrakInvest partners with institutions like Thomson Reuters and Religare to offer …

Toymail Is A Cute Talking Toy That Lets Parents Send Messages To Their Kids From An App

Here’s another twist on messaging aiming to make digital comms more fun. Toymail is a Wi-Fi connected toy that lets parents talk remotely to their kids via a smartphone app — with their message spoken in the toy’s tone of voice. Why can’t they just give their kids a cheap phone and call them up? Of …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Konichiwang

Originally from Sydney, Australia, Andrew Green only arrived in the States recently—in 2011—but has accomplished quite a lot in the last two years. Thanks to his background as a touring DJ and music journalist, Green honed his people skills that landed him gigs at media companies like VICE and …

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Meet Consano, The Crowdfunding Platform That Wants To Help Cure Cancer [TCTV]

Crowdfunding has been a godsend for getting lots of projects off the ground that otherwise may not have attracted dollars from traditional powers-that-be in retail manufacturing, music, movies, and the like. So at a time when the federal dollars that typically fund medical research are under more …

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The Girls of Atomic City

• <b>Author:</b> Denise Kiernan<p><b>THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC C ITY</b><p><b>AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II,</b> Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians—many of them young women from small towns across …

Angela's Ashes

• <b>Author:</b> Frank McCourt<p>A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, <i>Angela’s Ashes</i> is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.<p>“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is …