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Yes, Time Travel Is Possible; Here's How

Time travel's been one of man's wildest fantasies for centuries. It's long been a popular trend in movies and fiction, inspiring everything from …


15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.

Max Levchin

Trendy Top Overlay

Wear this crocheted top over a tank in the summer or a long sleeve tee in the winter -- belted or unbelted. It's a great piece to have in your …


The internet is actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

The Guardian's James Ball was recently allowed to observe the highly secure ritual known as a key ceremony.<p>The people conducting the ceremony are part of an organization called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). ICANN is responsible for assigning numerical internet …


This Is How Drastically Your Windows Computer Has Changed Over The Years

We've come a long way from the aging, chunky monitors we used to play "The Oregon Trail" in elementary school.<p>And, as computers have become slimmer and more sleek, so has the software that goes along with it.<p>Here's a look at how Windows has changed throughout the years.

David Pogue

18 Of The Most Surreal Landscapes On Earth

Some are land formations molded over thousands of years by Mother Nature, while others are simply man-made creations that have altered the earth in strange ways.<p>From Tanzania to China, these 18 landscapes give surrealist painters a run for their money.

National Parks

The Inspiring Life Story Of Alibaba Founder Jack Ma, Now The Richest Man In China

Ma is now worth an estimated $25 billion, which includes his 7.8% stake in Alibaba and a nearly 50% stake in payment processing service Alipay.<p>Ma is a true rags-to-riches story. He grew up poor in communist China, failed his college entrance exam twice, and was rejected from dozens of jobs, …

Emerging Markets

10 of the bravest moves Steve Jobs made at Apple

Jobs co-founded Apple and brought the company back to life after he briefly left, saving it from crashing. That meant making hard choices and going with decisions he wasn't sure were going to work out.<p>Jobs' history at Apple is full of them, and Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli document them well in …

John Sculley

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, for example, believes that by 2040 artificial intelligence will be so good that humans will be fully immersed in virtual reality and that something called the Singularity, when technology becomes so advanced that it changes the human race irreversibly, will occur.<p>Kevin Kelly, …

Ray Kurzweil

The iPhone Is A Miracle

Here's the definition of a miracle, according to Merriam-Webster:<p>Any one of those definitions works for the iPhone, which continues to defy expectations.<p>Two years ago I called the iPhone a miracle and said the following: "Apple created and captured a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the …


The Fabulous Life Of Sir Jony Ive, The Genius Behind Apple's Design

Ive has worked at Apple for 22 years. In that time he has received countless awards and accolades for his ingenuity and commitment to Apple's minimalist design aesthetic.<p>He has also become quite famous. The London native is frequently spotted at clubs and lives in California, near Apple's …

Jony Ive

The Fabulous Life Of Bill Gates, The Richest Man In The World

Gates has been a public fixture ever since he and Paul Allen started a computer revolution in the 1980s. He has all of the toys you would expect from the world's richest man, from a private jet to a 66,000-square-foot home he nicknamed Xanadu 2.0.<p>Yet as his wealth has grown, Gates has done more and …

Warren Buffett

The Cost Of Living In Every Part Of The World In One Infographic

We think about cost of living all the time, especially when we're looking to move from one location to another. Our perspective is, therefore, generally rather narrow.<p>The folks at international moving company have compiled some awesome data that forces us to take a look at the entire …


The Earth Is a Machine



The 18 Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2013

A lot can happen in a single year, especially in this era of accelerating technological and social change. Here are the most futuristic developments …


These Six Companies That Started In Garages Are Now Worth More Than $25 Billion

But in case you need some objective proof or further convincing, here are some of the biggest companies in the world, all of which were started in their founders' garages.<p>Yes, the world's most famous search engine, "Google" was actually started in a garage. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, graduates …

Silicon Valley

The 50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel

Why did it take so long to invent the wheelbarrow? Have we hit peak innovation? What our list reveals about imagination, optimism, and the nature of progress.<p><b>Jump straight to the list</b><p>Some questions you ask because you want the right answer. Others are valuable because no answer is right; the payoff …

The 15 Worst Corporate Logo Fails Of All Time

But while these changes may not have been ideal, they don't come anywhere near the completely ridiculous fails companies have made in the past.<p>We're talking about completely inappropriate stuff, like the London 2012 logo (above), which was accused of resembling everything from Nazi paraphernalia to …

Graphic Design

The 40 Greatest Innovations of All Time - The Startup Guide - Creating a Better World Through Entrepreneurship

The 10 most infamous hackers of all time

Hackers have been around since the dawn of computers, and they've wreaked more havoc than many people realize. Law enforcement has yet to catch up with many of their antics.<p>Here is a roundup of the most well-known hackers and what they've become infamous for in the hacker community.


The Romantic Prophet – How to be romantic with your spouse

As the days come to closer to one’s marriage, excitement, ecstasy and elation pump through the bride and groom. The build up to marriage is an …


Why Can People Live In Hiroshima And Nagasaki Now, But Not Chernobyl?

On August 6 and 9, 1945, U.S. airmen dropped the nuclear bombs Little Boy and Fat Man on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On April 26, 1986, the number four reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine exploded.<p>Today, over 1.6 million people live and seem to be thriving …

Nuclear Energy

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived

If you want to learn more about Tesla, I highly recommend reading Tesla: Man Out of Time<p>Also, this Badass of the week by Ben Thompson is what …

Nikola Tesla

​Apple's Homemade Fonts, Ranked

Apple recently debuted one of its first in-house fonts in nearly 20 years. The tech company's most frequently-used typefaces now are Myriad, Lucida …

The 10 best edited films of all time

In this spectrum, editors play an incredibly vital role, as many filmmakers would tell you that it's in the cutting room that a movie is truly uncovered for what it is. A result of this is that the distinction of being considered the Best-Edited Movie Of All Time is quite an impressive one - which …

Moulin Rouge

No Google. No Netflix. No iPhone. This Is What Tech Was Like In 1994

Nevertheless, 1994 was a momentous year for the tech industry.<p>It was the year the World Wide Web was born, a.k.a. the Internet as we know it today.<p>There were no smartphones, no iPads, no flat-screen TVs ... and, imagine this, no Google, no Netflix, no Dropbox.<p>We've put together a reminder of how …


Adolf Hitler History in Tamil | ஹிட்லரின் வரலாறு

<b>ஹிட்லரின் வரலாறு</b><p>இரண்டாம் உலகப் போரின் கதாநாயகனும் வில்லனும் ஒருவரே. அவர்தான் ஹிட்லர். முதல் உலகப் போரின்போது ஜெர்மனி படையில் ராணுவ வீரராக இருந்த …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …


11 Skills You Need To Master To Land A $100,000 Engineering Job At Google

Engineers are the rock stars there — and they're paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the Googleplex.<p>The company receives upwards of 2.5 …

Sergey Brin

Silicon Valley Tech Salaries Will Make You Want To Quit Your Job And Learn To Code

We learned just how many boatloads they make in a recent post by SFGate.<p>The average tech worker in San Francisco made $156,518 in 2013, a gain of roughly 19% from 2012.<p>If you head south on the Peninsula, salaries are even higher.<p>The mean salary in San Mateo County is $291,497. That's up 8% …

Silicon Valley