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Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

You're reading 10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Three tips for young startup founders from a guy who’s been there

A lot of startup founders today are launching companies fresh out of college (if not earlier). That’s what I did a little more than three years ago …

Startups

Surrounded by sound: how 3D audio hacks your brain

In his warmly lit apartment, a pair of speakers loomed over me as I sank into a leather couch in the living room. Sitting in an adjacent chair, Choueiri swiped through his iPad to set up a binaural audio demonstration. Moments later, Amber Rubarth’s folksy voice filled the room as she sang an …

Virtual Reality

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Entrepreneurship

1 Key Ingredient of Every Successful Startup Pitch

Every successful startup pitch has one ingredient for success. Without this one ingredient, the pitch might fail miserably.<p>I was sitting in the crowd during a startup pitch event. The presenter strode up to the stage with an air of confidence and California cool. He said one simple …

Wearable Tech

The Essential Startup Guide to Tax Time

Make sure you don't overlook these credits and deductions for your business taxes.<p>Tax time is one of the least-liked seasons for business owners, especially if you can't afford the armies of accountants that help save larger companies a bundle. And it's getting more complicated every year, even for …

Health Care

How To Boost Confidence When Seeking Funding For Your Startup

These days, the option of seeking outside funding to grow a business makes a lot sense for entrepreneurs, especially when you consider the following statement published in a recent Statista.com report:<p>“According to Thomson Reuter data published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, venture capital funding in …

Small Business

An Unexpected Source Of Innovation: Asheville, North Carolina

<i>Innovation can crop up where and how you least expect it. In our series “An Unexpected Source of Innovation,” we will visit some of America’s little-known hubs of technological creativity!</i><p>Perhaps best known as a craft beer and independent restaurant mecca, and as a haven for musicians and artists …

5 gorgeous iPhone apps with surprising designs and amazing visuals

When thousands of paid apps are added to Apple’s App Store every week, presentation becomes a vital tool for success. If a customer is going to spend …

Here are my rules for avoiding burnout while building a business

For those entrepreneurs, CEOs, and executives who do not have bosses, it can be difficult to schedule and grow a business, especially if you can pick your schedule every day.<p>2013 was a busy year for me. I was working on STR, Mingle, C&M Group, and still trying to have a life with my friends and …

Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

In Xiaolin Zheng's version of the future, installing solar panels could be as simple as applying a sticker.<p><i>Editor's Note: Xiaolin Zheng is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Quantum Mechanics Saves Grandfathers From Time Travelers

Probability solves a great question of time travel. Well, probably.<p>Mention time travel at a nerd party, and other guests will immediately respond with a grim conundrum: What happens if a time traveler goes back in time and kills one of his ancestors? This is the “Grandfather Paradox.” In a …

Tibetans 'developed genetic mutation’ to help them survive on roof of the world

The iron-lung fitness of Tibetans living on the world’s highest plateau has baffled scientists for decades, but new study reveals how they evolved to survive<p>The extraordinary ability of Tibetans to thrive at high altitudes with low oxygen levels could be explained by a genetic mutation, according …

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Bluetooth Speaker Is A Levitating Death Star Of Sound

The Om One is a Bluetooth speaker with an anti-gravitational twist. It hovers and spins in mid-air, spitting out tunes like some sleek Death Star of sound.<p>Weighing just three-quarters of a pound, this black sphere maintains its position in the air with the help of a magnetic base. But the Om One …

Electromagnetism

Addiction showcases the brain’s flexibility

Every day sees a new research article on addiction, be it cocaine, heroin, food or porn. Each one takes a specific angle on how addiction works in …

Neuroscience

The 7 Most Influential Cocktails Of All Time

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Amped-up Drinks for an Open-Air Rager

Choices, man. People want choices. Dark cocktails. Light cocktails. And when the mood strikes them, weed cocktails—yup we've got a recipe for those, too<p>The Only Thing Better than a Glass of Ice-Cold Lemonade? A Glass of Lemonade that Gets You High<p><i>Makes 25 Servings</i><p>8 g. marijuana<p>1 bottle (750 ml.) …

Swedish eel slithers its last after 155 years

Eel thought to be the world's oldest found dead in family well<p>When Åle entered the world in 1859, Napoleon III was King of France, and work had just started on the Suez Canal.<p>But in the little Swedish fishing town of Brantevik, the eel thought to be the oldest in the world has just slithered his …

Mesmerizing Glass Chamber Teapot Brews Tea Before Your Eyes

Your tea-drinking experience is about to get a lot more mesmerizing! The upcoming Sorapot 2 is part teapot and part sculpture, and it aims to show you the magic that happens when preparing your beverage. Normally, you'd put your loose leaves in a pot, close it, and wait for them to brew. The …

Ten CSS One-Liners to Replace Native Apps

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p><i>Håkon Wium Lie is the father of CSS, the CTO of Opera, and a pioneer advocate for web standards. Earlier this year, we</i> …

14 Free (as in beer) Data Mining Books

I was doing some research on an algorithm this morning and came across a new book that I wasn’t aware of. That prompted me to look for more. The list …

From Alzheimer's to ADHD: what doctors can diagnose from your voice alone

The brave new world of vocal diagnostics<p>If Guillermo Cecchi wants to figure out if you've taken MDMA or meth, all he needs is a computer and a recording of your voice. Cecchi is a computer scientist at IBM, and part of a growing community of scientists who think our voices can reveal far more than …

The Consistently Overlooked Component To Going Viral

In a world seemingly obsessed with operating online, could a key component of the offline experience be the secret to content virality?<p>In the era of digital marketing, brands are increasingly focused on the latest trends from memes to consumer-generated content to mobile everything. Facing an …

Marketing

A House That Nestles into its Natural Environment

This 2400 square foot house in Weston, Connecticut was designed by Specht Harpman Architects, the geniuses behind the incredibly loved Manhattan …

Architecture