Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.
The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways
Once upon a time, a Jewish carpenter did the impossible and turned a few pails of water into a bountiful supply of Palestine’s finest vintage vino. Two millennia later, one Chicago company is doing their
Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN After hundreds of years, experts have solved one of the art world's great mysteries. Since the early 1500s, miniature boxwood carvings have confounded viewers with their
But since Netflix notoriously doesn't release ratings data, it's hard to know just how big of a hit it is. Thankfully we have an estimate from a startup called SymphonyAM, which tracks Netflix ratings
For many people, the days of air travel are about to become as simple as requesting an Uber. Private aviation firm Wheels Up looks to capitalize on the increasing growth in private air travel. During interview
In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World. His book takes a look at the most pivotal
Source: SunPower Corporation In back-to-back announcements, SunPower Corporation just reminded investors that solar companies are more than just stocks. While analysts are busy diving deep into cash flow
Amazon will cut the price of its Amazon Prime membership from $99 to $73 for a little over a day this weekend. The company says it's feeling good about winning two Golden Globes for "Mozart in the Jungle,"
A Popcorn Time developer has made it easier than ever before to stream pirated movies and TV shows by placing the streaming service directly in your browser. Popcorn Time, which operates like Netflix via
This story appears in the October 2015 issue of Start Up. Subscribe » For most people, cheap binoculars will do just fine for watching a ballgame, catching a glimpse of Springsteen from the back row or
Shortly after the turn of the 21st century, the bank foresaw big things for the so-called Brics economies – but other experts weren’t convinced. With the Fed poised to raise interest rates, investors see
Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). The Raspberry Pi
People repurpose old shipping containers for lots of things -- homes, restaurants, art galleries, even swimming pools. But Shawn Cooney may have found the greenest use yet -- literally. On a vacant lot
When Vicki Burns was told she needed total hip replacement surgery in 2012 she asked her local hospital for a cash price. She got a $79,000 estimate for the surgery. A doctor advised her to research the
SEOUL – According to LG Chem, OLED is the best artificial lighting format in existence today – but before embracing it, the market is going to need a lot of persuasion. Seoul-based LG Chem, which has in
The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country. On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the
The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free
Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary.
There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s Wakie, an app that encourages random strangers around the world to wake you