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The 15 Best 'Shark Tank' Pitches Of All Time

Not only do contestants have a shot to convince billionaire investor Mark Cuban or real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran to fork over a few hundred grand, but they do so in front of a national audience of about seven million viewers.<p>Some aspiring entrepreneurs have risen to the challenge and shown how …

Mobile Microscopes: Snapping The Future Of Health Care

Smartphone cameras can do so much more than capture selfies. They can detect everything from an ear infection to cervical cancer.<p>mHealth has been fixated on SMS-based applications. Using texts, health workers catalog data and communicate with each other. But, another breed of entrepreneurs have …

Advice From The World's Top Market Minds

Five billionaires. A miser. A Nobel laureate. A Founding Father. We’ve rounded up the 20 finest market minds—dead or alive—and distilled their timeless wisdom into specific suggestions for stocks, bonds and funds you can buy today. Be warned: You just might get rich.<p><i>Investor profiles by: Tom</i> …

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The 10 Things Financial Aid Award Letters Don't Tell You

According to student loan servicer Sallie Mae, nearly two-thirds of families (65%) used grants and scholarships to pay for college in 2013, up from 61% in 2012 and up from only half of families five years ago. What’s more, 49% of parents say they’re not regularly setting aside money to college …

A Company Has Designed A Bulletproof Blanket To Protect Kids During School Shootings

The Bodyguard Blanket, made by ProTecht, is a bulletproof 5/16-inch pad that the company says is made from the same materials used by the U.S. military.<p>Steve Walker, a podiatrist who conceptualized the blanket, told <i>The Oklahoman</i> that the idea came to him after two tragedies: the shooting at Sandy …

Landlords expect rents will keep going up in Southern California

Rents are going to keep rising, say the people who own the buildings.<p>Nearly 78% of Southern California apartment building owners say they plan to hike rents in the next 12 months, according to a new survey from real estate brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap. About 22% plan to increase rents by at …

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Remove Clothing Stains With Windex

Windex is known for its window cleaning abilities, but Household Hacker says you can use it to remove tough clothing stains too if you're in a …

NBA draft stars: You're not as rich as you think - Encore - MarketWatch

By Matthew Heimer<p>What job category offers average salaries of more than $5 million a year, along with a 60% likelihood of being bankrupt within five …

Good Guy Google Goes On Love Bombing Initiative To Win Back Public Trust

Google has suffered an image problem since it was accused of providing a backdoor to the NSA in Snowden’s documents. And since then it has gone on a campaign to slowly regain the public’s trust in carefully managed bursts of ‘honesty’. Have you noticed how Google has developed a considerably …

A Year After Snowden’s Whistle Blew, Google, Reddit Among Those Vowing To “Reset The Net”

With the support of the American Civil Liberties Union, Google, Reddit, and other organizations, Reset the Net asks developers to add security features, such as HTTPS and SSL protections, to deter spying.<p>It’s been a year since news of the National Security Agency’s heavy-handed monitoring efforts …

6 Edible ground cover plants for backyards and gardens

Our modern love affair with grass lawns is somewhat at odds with many of our efforts to conserve water and energy in our yards, along with our desire …

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

Facebook is doing it with drones, Google is doing it with balloons that occasionally crash into power lines. Bringing free Internet access to the unconnected millions in developing countries is complicated and expensive. What if there was an easier way?<p>A startup called Open Garden thinks the answer …

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The Best And Worst Master's Degrees For Jobs Right Now

Thousands of new college grads will enter the workforce this year, but with unemployment at 7.6% and underemployment near 18%, many will put off the taxing job search process and opt out of the weak job market to pursue graduate degrees.<p>With this in mind, Forbes set out to determine which master’s …

Veterans find camaraderie in the classroom

The first Master of Business for Veterans (MBV) graduating class has made the transition from military leaders to business professionals thanks to an …

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If You Want To Nail An Email Introduction To A Busy Person, Here's How

<i>By Chris Fralic, Partner at First Round Capital in New York.</i> <i>This is an updated and revised version of this post.</i><p>I’ve sent a total of more than 81,000 e-mails since 2007— and that’s not even counting my personal e-mail. Over that time, I’ve found that roughly 20% of my e-mails involve the word …

How To Make The Most Of Your Internship

All manner of bad things happen to summer interns, even here at Forbes. We like to think we’ve learned from our mistakes, and this season’s group seems to be busy and happy, but I’ve heard tales of past wrongs. One young woman was excluded from office socializing some years ago by a former …

LinkedIn profiles for the out of work

There are no good euphemisms for unemployment. Job seekers often suggest they are “in transition” or “looking for the next great opportunity,” but …

18 Radically Successful People Who Lived With Their Parents

<i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> is taking some heat for an ad campaign mocking lazy millennials who still live with their parents. Parents can send their kids …

Two Book Chapters That Changed Warren Buffett's Life

<b>Forbes 2013 Investment Guide</b>— <b><br>Wealth Wizards</b> <b><br>Warren Buffett, CEO Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Do you have enough cash yet? Warren Buffett, the third-richest person in the world, says that he had all the money he needed by age 25, when his net worth reached $200,000.<p>“Money has given me the independence to do …

Disney Is Making a Live-Action Version of Beauty and the Beast, With Bill Condon Tapped to Direct

<i>Beauty and the Beast</i> is coming back to big screen—but this time, it'll be live-action!<p><i>The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn</i>'s <b>Bill Condon</b> has been hired by …

5 government projects that are costing us billions

When it comes to government projects, it seems that management problems and vast cost overruns are par for the course.<p>Whether it's the construction …

Sarah Hanson, 19, Auctions Off Future Earnings To Launch Senior Living Map

Fed up and sinking in college loan debt, Sarah Hanson decided to gamble on a novel idea. The 19-year-old student and developer decided that she would sell 10 percent of her future earnings to the highest bidder so she could drop out of college to focus on her startup.<p>The closing bid was $125,000 -- …

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By Matt Vella, senior editor<p>FORTUNE — It looks like Google’s mobile operating system, Android, is on a roll. A string of recent announcements—from sexy new phones to leadership changes—suggests that Google is gaining momentum in the multi-firm fight for the future of the mobile web.<p>It doesn’t hurt …

Remembering Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Unmaternal National Matriarch

One Sunday recently while staying in London I took a stroll in the gardens of Temple, the insular clod of quads and offices between The Strand and The Embankment. It's kind of a luxury, rent-controlled ghetto for lawyers and barristers; there is a beautiful tailor's, a fine chapel, established by …

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Chicago and collar counties<p>Hurricane Lane downgraded to tropical storm, still bringing heavy rain to Hawaii<p>AccuWeather Warm with a chance of storms …

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