Angelo Selvaggio

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A former Microsoft intern got his Yale classmates to apply for jobs at his hilariously fake startup

Meet the Hub, a $49 gadget raising funding on IndieGoGo, a metallic puck billed as "an insanely powerful home device, boasting a durable aluminum chassis, in-built 802.11 b/g/n Wifi, cloud-based monitoring software, and more."<p>Check out the extremely slick Hub launch video here:<p>Did you notice that …

How Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk and Reed Hastings Become Global CEOs

Excellent leaders are rare, and some of the very rarest and best are of a specific type: entrepreneurs who start a successful company (a tiny …

Drupe adds call recording to its Android dialer app

If you’ve ever had to record a call on your Android device, you might have noticed that most phones don’t offer such a feature, and that most apps on Google Play that claim to do so don’t even work. Unless you’ve rooted your device, you’re usually out of luck.<p>Luckily, Drupe has added a new call …

Apps

How to Wear a Graphic Tee When You're Not A Teenager

<i>Every day of every month at GQ, we start your morning on Instagram with visual advice on What to Wear Today. But we want to go deeper. Give you the nuts and bolts of how to get the look into your wardrobe. Today we're walking you through how to style your favorite printed t-shirt if you don't want</i> …

James Dean

Your Must-Listen Podcast Playlist For 2016

Serial was just the beginning: here’s what you should listen to next—helpfully arranged by what you already like.<p>A recent study by the Pew Research Center revealed that less than half of Americans have ever heard of podcasts, and of those, 17 percent only listen to one show. That’s a shame, because …

Highlights from Artist Tatsuya Tanaka’s Daily Miniature Photo Project | Colossal

<p>Photographer and art director Tatsuya Tanaka has a fascination with all things tiny and has an uncanny ability to repurpose everyday objects as set …

Fun Stuff & Cool Things To Buy Online

If you’re reading this, then I’m willing to bet my left *** that there’s a 90% chance you love coffee, and what better way to praise coffee than by …

Game of Thrones

The Peel wall light is the optical illusion you never knew you wanted

The Peel wall light is going to simultaneously satisfy your minimalist tendencies and seriously mess with you and everyone who seems it. You have …

Melting POP - Alexandre DUBOSC

Go to the dark side of debt with this $28,500 'Star Wars' watch

Just when you think it's impossible to spend more money on your favorite gear thanks to Force Friday, watchmaker Devon comes along and offers a pricey timepiece that you'd have to mortgage the Death Star to pay off.<p>For 500 lucky fans who have $28,500 (about £18,473, AU$40,183) burning a hole in …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

Super Mario Bros. is 30 years old today and deserves our thanks

We can all argue about what game deserves the title of “best ever,” but it’s hard to debate Super Mario Bros.’s status as the most important.<p>Before its release on September 13, 1985 (30 years ago today), most games weren’t about progression. They were about getting a high score. Pay a quarter and …

The CydeKick – Complete Bicycle-Powered USB Charger System

Price: $150The CydeKick is a bicycle accessory system that charges your phone by generating power while you pedal. It is the only fully integrated, …

Amazon uses machine learning to show you more helpful reviews

Let's be blunt: Amazon's reviews sometimes suck. Many of them are hasty day-one reactions, others are horribly misinformed and a few are out-and-out fakes. The internet shopping giant thinks it knows how to sort the wheat from the chaff, however. It just launched a new machine learning system that …

Machine Learning

Etsy Debuts Crowdfunding Platform, Takes On Kickstarter

If you have a killer idea for handmade Father’s Day tool belts–but don’t have the cash to get started–Etsy just made life a little easier. Today, the online marketplace announced Fund on Etsy, its own spin on the crowdfunding model made popular by Kickstarter and Indiegogo.<p>With Fund on Etsy, the …

Study reveals a way to prevent lithium batteries from catching on fire

Lithium batteries are powering most of our devices. From watches, smartphones and tablets to vehicles and even homes. These have proven to be a clean source of energy that is also very efficient, but you do hear of the occasional battery that bursts into flames. This is especially bad when it …

Easily mount your phone or tablet to any surface with Neutron S Magnet: $20 Shipped

<i>Update: Amazon now has these for $19.99 Prime shipped</i><p>9to5Toys Specials has the Neutron S Magnetic Phone and Tablet Mount for <b>$24.99 shipped</b>. Instead of setting your mobile device on your leg or the table only to have to slide around as you try to use it, keep it in place on any surface so you can …

Amazon Prime discourages most people from comparison shopping online

Amazon Prime is working.<p>That’s the quick and dirty takeaway from a survey conducted by market research consultancy Millward Brown Digital, which …

Aluminum-Ion Batteries Are Flexible, Fast-Charging, And Won't Catch On Fire

But don't expect to find them in Costco just yet<p>Almost all of the electronic devices that we carry around with us all day now rely on one key, but increasingly antiquated, technology: the lithium-ion battery. A mainstay of rechargeable power for the last couple decades, this battery technology has …

The Selfless Hero Who Braved Radiation and Stayed Behind to Feed Fukushima’s Abandoned Animals

Last Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of March 11, 2011, a day that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese people as their island nation was struck by a massively destructive earthquake and tsunami, followed by the dangerous meltdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

Exploding Kittens raised a whopping $8.7 million on Kickstarter

After 30 days of funding, Exploding Kittens, a simple card game that sought a mere $10,000 on Kickstarter, raised a flabbergasting total of …

LG's new midrange smartphones are made for selfie sticks

LG's already said it's bringing a new wearable to MWC, but it's also got a shoebox full of phones to showcase too. Like previous MWCs, the phone company has transplanted features from its flagship smartphone to models with smaller screens... and price tags. The biggest of the four new midrange …

Mobile Technology

Kill cable with these 18 streaming devices and services

The cord-cutting movement is here, and thanks to all the available services out there, it's easy to replace cable with one or a variety of streaming options.<p>First we'll look at the best online apps and services to watch movies and TV shows, and then we'll show you the best hardware you can buy to …

WATCH OUT NETFLIX: People are now streaming more video on Amazon than Netflix

The research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) just released a study showing that people stream video content on Amazon as much as (or more than) on Netflix, thanks to Amazon's decision to offer both a subscription and single-pay service in the same place.<p>Amazon's magic is that …

This Trippy Video Game Lets You Time Travel Using Cassette Tapes

In "Small Radios Big Televisions," analog tapes are your DeLorean.<p>If I can't find a video I saw online, it usually means I haven't found the right search term. A tweak here and there—something more specific or some alternative wording usually does the trick—and bam, there is that anime ​music video …

Uber Opening Robotics Research Facility In Pittsburgh To Build Self-Driving Cars

Driver-on-demand service Uber is building a robotics research lab in Pittsburgh, PA to “kickstart autonomous taxi fleet development,” sources close to the decision have confirmed to TechCrunch. They say the company has hired talent from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, including …

Amazon Echo update adds Pandora, iTunes, and Spotify voice control

Alexa, Amazon's two-pound assistant in the room, now does more with music services, improves speed and accuracy.<p>The Amazon Echo that I found to be a …

Google Fiber Is Officially Coming to Four New Cities

If this brand of high-speed Internet inspires anything close to the startup activity it spawned Kansas City, this is great news for local entrepreneurs.<p>Google announced Tuesday that it will bring its super-fast Internet service to 18 cities in four metropolitan areas. Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville …

Kii: nooit meer zoeken naar een iPhone-lader

Hoe vaak komt het wel niet voor dat je iPhone of iPad bijna leeg is maar er geen snoertje in de buurt is om ‘m op te laden? De makers van de Kii …