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6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - A Book Review

credit: MarkManson.net<p>There's nothing subtle about Mark Manson. He's crude, vulgar and doesn't give a f*ck.<p>But like anything of true value in life, dig a little deeper and you'll find treasure worthy of any explorer willing to look below the surface.<p>I recently interviewed Mark about his new book,</i> …

16 definitions on the economics of VC

I wrote a post last week about the challenges in valuing portfolio companies in venture capital that I thought was wonky and inside baseball. But when I got lots of follow-up questions from people, I realized that the basic mechanics of how the VC industry works remains opaque — including even to …

Land Rover reveals "invisible" bonnet for Discovery Vision concept

Land Rover teased its new Discovery Vision concept last week in the run-up to its début at 2014 New York International Auto Show on April 16, and now …

Shutterstock's Global Design Trends 2014

Shutterstock’s Global Design Trends 2014 infographics is essentially a visual press release. Based on their own internal web stats from their users, …

Bmw R90s | By Sebastien Beaupere

This spectacular BMW R90S is one of the nicest custom Beemers we´ve ever come across, it was built by Sébastien Beaupère and started out as an old …

Steve McQueen Limited Edition Triumph By Richard Pollock

When I get an email from Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles, I always get a bit excited – it’s like getting the ultimate care package. Once again, …

The Best Adventure Books of 2013

This was a good year for club-chair adventurers. From airplane hijackers to kidnappings to a renegade Colorado River descent, these tales transported us into troubled Africa, into the wild skies of the 1970s, and down raging Western floodwaters. We didn’t rank them—we couldn’t; they are all …

Head of the Game: The Best Motorcycle Helmets for Any Rider

Saving more melons than a Sledge-O-Matic thief.

Niki Lauda Explains Formula 1 – 1985

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Engineering<br>• Films<br>• Formula 1<br>• Racing<p>This film, titled <i>Niki Lauda Explains Formula 1</i>, is a 1985 documentary that explains …

Sol Republic Relays Sports Wireless

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>What we like about these wireless headphones from Sol Republic comes down to the design. Rather than cramming all …

The 50 Best Horror Movies

Horror movies aren’t for everyone. You’ve heard it a million times, or else you’ve said it a million times: “I just don’t like them”. Oh really? You …

The 50 Best Action Movies

While many of our lives resemble dramas, or comedies, our society has thankfully evolved to a point where many of us avoid daily physical danger. …

Uncorked, Part One: A Guide to Wine Varietals

[ubergrid id=89735]<p>For a long time we’ve been put off by wine — its rules and regulations, its esoteric language, its arcane, Old-World naming …

Defense Journal: A God’s Eye View

Much has been made of the rising use of American drones — both as a weapon in the counter-terrorism fight abroad and in support of law enforcement …

The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies

When most of us hear the word “movie”, we think of Hollywood — fair, given the global domination of Hollywood-produced Spielberg and Harry Potter …

The 50 Best Documentaries

As any second grade teacher knows, children learn what they want to learn. Bobby doesn’t feel like learning division today? Not gonna happen. …

The Real Opportunity in 3D Printing: Content

There was huge excitement around 3D printing at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. But what, exactly, are you going to print?<p>It’s a typical school day. In the midst of the normal morning bustle you hear your son and daughter bickering loudly. You saunter in to check things out and find them …

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Watch It: “Symmetry” Is a Palindromic Film

Yann Pineill’s graduation project is a short film whose second half is the exact reversal of its first–but there’s more to it than mere rewinding.<p>One neat trick to (very briefly) impress friends at parties is to have a longish palindrome on deck. In a pinch, the sentences “So many dynamos,” and …

Films That Flip

Inside Flipboard / December 7, 2013<p>There isn’t really a plot to the Coen brothers’ latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis. And that’s OK because the …

Do You Know What Life Will Be Like In 5 Years? IBM’s Top Scientist Does

The company’s annual report of five predictions for the next five years is all about the benefits of big data: stores, cities, classrooms, and hospitals.<p>Find out how IBM is doing on last year’s predictions here.<p>In the 5 in 5 report IBM’s top scientists report on what the world, supported by smart …

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Reel Wheels: 15 Iconic Movie Cars

Back of the theater-seat drivers need not apply<p>Weeding through Hollywood’s entire crop of iconic movie cars in the hopes of arriving at an …

Octane Icon: Porsche 917

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Welcome to the Octane Icons, a new series born from our newly minted Octane channel. In the coming weeks, we’ll bring an enthusiast’s</i> …