Ali Acero

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The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

Jimmy Fallon's Parody of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Intro is Uncanny

Featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff and an arm-swinging Alfonso Ribeiro.<p><b>Jimmy Fallon is taping</b> the <i>Tonight Show</i> from its long-time home of Los Angeles this week, and to kick things off he parodied the theme song of another MC who made the move from east to west. The <i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i>'s music video intro is …

Celebrity News

These Photos Of A 2-Year-Old And Her Drug-Addict Parents Started A Huge Controversy

Then a 21-year-old college student, Popova asked the woman, Lilya, if she could take her photograph. That photo spurred a months-long photo project on the lives of the little girl, Anfisa, and her parents, Lilya and a man named Pasha.<p>With the family's permission, Popova stayed with them for several …

Drug Addiction

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' gets a Christmas remix

Gorgon City - Unmissable (Akouo Remix)

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

The Human Behind 'Humans of New York'

Brandon Stanton has talked with 10,000 strangers and shared their stories with millions of people across the Internet. The 29-year-old photographer …

Amazingly Neat "Umbrella" Uses Air To Propel Rain Away From You (And Onto People Nearby)

The Kickstarter for the Air Umbrella has already raised eight times the projected goal.<p>You'll be the hit of the sidewalk! (Don't quote me on that.)<p>"If nearby pedestrians do not take [their] umbrella ... they will be affected more or less, but they will get wet in a rainy day if not taking umbrella …

Industrial Design

The 8 most important announcements from the Apple iPad and Mac event

Just about all of the announcements from Thursday’s Apple event leaked out in advance, and the event felt somewhat subdued compared to last month’s iPhone 6 announcement. A phone call with Stephen Colbert and a torrent of dad jokes livened the mood somewhat, but the bulk of the event focused on …

Apple leaks new iPad details

Apple tries very hard to keep its big announcements secret. The latest culprit responsible for ruining one of the tech company's surprises is -- Apple.<p>The day before a media event at its Cupertino, California, headquarters, the company accidentally leaked key details about new iPads in iTunes. …

6 Ways Apple’s iPad Could Change Dramatically on Thursday

Apple is getting ready to make some major announcements Thursday in Cupertino, and there’s a lot of speculation about what consumers can expect to …

5 Ways Tesla Vastly Improved The Model S

CEO Elon Musk had teased a "D" prior to the event, but the "D" here stands for the "dual-motor" that powers this new car, which is extremely powerful and ultra efficient. But the dual-motor is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here, we break down all the new features of the new Model S so you can get an …

AHAHAHAHAHA: Guys Pull Solid Alien Abduction Prank

This is a video of two guys pranking their friend into thinking he's being abducted by aliens in the middle of the night. His reaction is authentic. …

The Weirdest Micronations That Have Ever Existed

Living in a regular country, with a normal government, can get annoying sometimes. Taxes, laws, political disputes... it's all kind of a bummer. So …

Watch Lockheed Martin's laser weapon take down boats from a mile away

It's good that Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser can shoot down drones and rockets, but there are threats much closer to Earth -- say, small boat crews bent on destroying large warships. Never fear, though, as we now know that ADAM can take care of those targets as well. Lockheed has successfully …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …