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Richard Branson: Dyslexia got me where I am today

Before he created a business empire, Richard Branson grappled with dyslexia.<p>The future billionaire would drop out of school at the age of 15 due in part to his learning disability. But clearly he did not let it prevent him from going on to greatness.<p>"Dyslexia is a kind of disability, but actually …

Jay Leno

Zero-Fee Stock Trading App Robinhood Nabs $50M From NEA To Go Global

In case you thought paying $7 to $10 to trade a stock in the US was bad, it costs $65 in Australia. So now that its zero-fee stock trading app is thriving stateside with hundreds of thousands of users, Robinhood is planning to go international, starting in Australia. A $50 million Series B cash …

ICICLE Ice Bucket

<i>Icicle</i> by <b>Rodolfo Dordoni</b> is a cleverly designed vessel that slows the melting of the ice by separating it from the water. The ice cubes appear …

5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Someone's built a bitcoin-like system for real gold

There's no short, elegant way to describe bitcoin, but if you put a gun to our heads, we'd say that it was digital gold. That's because the cryptocurrency is based on a limited quantity of a resource that is then used as a method of exchange. Unfortunately, bitcoin's popularity within the …

Cryptocurrency

11 Sex Positions Pretty Much Guaranteed to Help You Orgasm

Reach your peak every time.<p>Sure, wild, crazy, never-knew-my-body-could-bend-that-way sex might keep your love life exciting, but if your goal is to really learn what works for you, keeping it simple to start is key. "Trying to accomplish complicated acrobatics distracts you from the sex itself, …

The 5 Best iPhone Apps of the Month

Every week, TIME rounds up our favorite iPhone apps of the past few days. Here are the best of the best for April, from television to</b> …

Fonkraft Modular Smartphone by Fonkraft Technologies

While we are waiting for Project Ara come to fruition, Fonkraft Technologies, an Australian start-up, steals the moment with <b>Fonkraft Modular</b> …

Openbay can diagnose your car AND find a repair shop

App's new OBD tool scans for problems, shows you estimates from local repair shops.<p>Openbay, an online marketplace that assists with booking auto repairs, is moving the vehicle-repair diagnostic process online. The Boston-based startup recently announced it will roll out its newest …

14 Of the Worst Latino E-Cards

Not amusing. At all.<p><b>1. And this is why people have such a terrible perception of what immigration reform really means. Not to mention, not all Latinos are Democrats.</b><p><b>2. Not all Latinas have curves!</b><p><b>3. Listening to Drake's "Started From the Bottom" is annoying enough. Making Mexican jokes out of it is</b> …

Immigration Reform

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

Photos: Inside China’s unknown mega-city

Tim Franco, a Paris-born photographer now based in Shanghai, has spent the past five-plus years documenting the intense change that urbanization has brought to the Chinese mega-city of Chongqing.<p>Until 1997, Chongqing was a neglected city in the poor Sichuan province. It is two hours by plane to any …

US states move to ban powdered alcohol over abuse fears

Dubbed the "Kool Aid" of teenage drinking, politicians and children's groups raise fears over newly licensed powdered alcohol product "Palcohol"<p>Powdered alcohol – or "<b>Palcohol</b>" – was facing bans in several US states on Friday night amid fears the new product could encourage teenage drinking – or …

Alcohol

Asus Republic Of Gamers G501 Notebook Is Under An Inch Thick With A 4K Display

The Asus Republic of Gamers G501 should help bring gaming portability to a whole new level, thanks to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M graphics card, Intel Core i7 processor and 15.6-inch 4K display (which offers pixel density of 282 PPI). The notebook packs all that into a case that weighs just 4.54 …

Inside Nasa’s giant rocket factory

It’s been decades since Nasa has had a rocket powerful enough to reach to the Moon – and beyond. But now the agency is building one that could venture even further into space. Richard Hollingham pays it a visit.<p>If you remember one fact from this story, make it this: America’s new rocket will be …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

Apple Introduces A Reinvented MacBook, Starting At $1299

At its event in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, Apple today confirmed a long-running rumor that resurfaced back in January: The next major iteration of the MacBook will be a 12-inch Retina laptop that’s thinner and lighter than Apple’s previous trend-setting design.<p>The laptop Apple revealed …

5 Superior Alternatives To Apple's New MacBook

Apple describes their New MacBook as “the future of the notebook.” But I’m not buying that prophesy, and neither should you. From an engineering standpoint, Apple’s newest SKU is nothing short of brilliant; its elegant chassis a true evolution in a tech world that measures sexiness in millimeters. …

Computer Hardware

How to pay with your smartphone without Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Wallet

With Apple Pay gaining steam and Samsung releasing its own system at Mobile World Congress 2015, called Samsung Pay, mobile payments are getting mainstream. In the coming years I'm betting that nearly every phone will let you quickly check out without grabbing for your wallet.<p>But even though we …

FinTech

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

Two Adorable Squirrels Take Photos, Play Catch, and Build a Snowman

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a couple of adorable squirrels having some wintertime fun. Set in a snow-covered forest outside of Voronezh, Russia, the cute and action-packed photos feature the creatures interacting with some human-made things as well as playing catch with a …

Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 is sold out

Sometimes automakers go absolutely bonkers and bequeath a product on the world that makes no logical sense – except to make people grin from ear to ear. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6 is just such a vehicle with six wheels, three axles, five differentials and a 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 making …

Time-Lapse Video Takes You Through the Spectacular Views of Dubai

Rob Whitworth is a well-known urban filmmaker, with a reputation for creating breathtaking videos that show locations in a dramatic and captivating …

Billionaire boom: Where the money is now

The world has 155 new billionaires, pushing the worldwide total to 2,325.<p>That's a 7% jump from 2013, according to the 2014 "Billionaire Census" from Wealth-X and UBS.<p>So who is your standard billionaire? According to the report, the typical billionaire has about $3.1 billion, is 63 years old, and …

Russian vigilantes take on idiots who drive on sidewalks

"Stop a Douchebag" kids shame people who drive on the sidewalk, slapping giant stickers on their windshields. It gets ugly.<p>In Russia, apparently some drivers steer for the sidewalks when there's too much traffic on the roads. A youth movement called "Stop a Douchebag" takes on those reckless …

The 10 Biggest Style Turn-Offs for Women

Have you ever wondered if there's something you're doing with how you dress -- either consciously or unconsciously -- that might be causing women to react less favorably to you than you'd like? Humans are visual creatures, and first impressions matter quite a bit. With Valentine's Day coming up, …

LOOK: Rob Gronkowski gets wild at postgame Super Bowl party

No one does a postgame Super Bowl party like Rob Gronkowski.<p>Thanks to the Patriots Super Bowl win, the Rob Gronkowski offseason party tour has …

kraftwerk: A Portable Power Plant That Can Charge Your Camera with Standard Gas

Want a portable generator for recharging your devices that you can literally fill up in just seconds? It’ll soon be available… but you’ll need to be …