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The simple mathematical system I used to help people raise over $3 million on crowdfunding sites in the last few years

Gone are the days when an entrepreneur can have an idea, quickly launch a crowdfunding campaign, sit back and watch the funding flood in.<p>As an increasing number of early adopters flock to crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter to find the latest innovations, so do creators to …

Marketing

The 8 Best Interview Questions You Could Ever Ask | Inc.com

I've interviewed a lot of people in my career for all kinds of positions and from many backgrounds. Most people have favorite interview questions to ask and some believe certain questions can quickly reveal what they need to know about a candidate's cultural and positional fit.<p>The leaders with the …

Employment

Ask Ethan: Why Don't Comets Orbit The Same Way Planets Do?

When you look at how the planets orbit in our Solar System, the correct answer was given hundreds of years ago: first by Kepler, whose laws of motion described it, and then by Newton, whose law of universal gravitation allowed it to be derived. But comets, both the ones originating from our Solar …

Astronomy

Bitcoin could cost us our clean-energy future

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin phenomenon for years — because it seemed too complex, far-fetched, or maybe even too …

Everyone hates e-bikes

E-bikes could be the future of urban transit, but no one wants to let them on the road.<p>On a recent Friday afternoon, I was riding toward the …

We're Way Below Average! Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

If you went to give our cosmic address, you might tell someone that we lived on planet Earth, orbiting our Sun, on the outskirts of a spur of the Milky Way’s spiral arms, in the second largest galaxy in our local group, about 50 million light years from the Virgo Cluster, embedded within the …

American Astronomical Society

5 Reasons Why The 21st Century Will Be The Best One Ever For Astrophysics

It’s been a staple of science throughout the centuries: the arrogant thinking that we’ve almost arrived at the ultimate answers to our deepest questions. Scientists thought that Newton’s mechanics described everything, until they discovered the wave nature of light. Physicists thought we were …

Physics

Could Dust Storms Wreak Havoc on Future Mars Missions?

As the Southeast braces for the monstrosity that is Hurricane Matthew, Mars is bracing for a different kind of storm: a global dust storm. And like …

Storms

Here is a map highlighting the wi-fi passwords of 130 airports across the world

Everyone's traveling life just got much easier and we have computer security engineer and travel blogger Anil Polat to thank for that.<p>In a strike of …

7 Best Custom ROMs Firmware For All Android Smartphones

Here are an incomplete list of aftermarket distributions, also known as custom firmware or custom ROM of the original Android operating system by …

Tablets

The Higgs Boson Explained in Layman's Terms

<i>How can you explain Higgs Boson to a layman? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Now: The Physics of Time, on Quora.</b><p>In the theory …

Physics

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Are viruses alive? New evidence says yes

Evolutionary history suggests they evolved from ancient cells<p>Influenza, SARS, Ebola, HIV, the common cold. All of us are quite familiar with these names. They are viruses—a little bit of genetic material (DNA or RNA) encapsulated in a protein coat. But what we don’t really understand, and what …

The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.<p>Conversations with chatbots are interesting, in a short-lived sort of way. If you take Cleverbot for a spin, for example, you quickly run into …

Artificial Intelligence

Android malware spies on you even after phone is shut down

A particularly devious new Android malware can make calls or take photos even if you shut the device down, according to security research firm AVG.<p>To …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Rechargeable Batteries

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Making gravity-free espresso in space really is rocket science

Specially designed ‘ISSpresso’ machine overcomes absence of gravity by firing pressurised water through capsule of coffee<p>Perhaps one of the last barriers to the human conquest of space has been removed; a space-rated espresso machine has now been delivered to the International Space Station …

17 viral pranks that pulled the Internet's leg in 2014

Pranksters took the game to a whole new level in 2014.<p>Back in the old days — you know, before 2006 — a good prank was simple. It used to just involve …

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Sex for the pleasure of women: The amazing heroes behind the invention of The Pill

Margaret Sanger liked sex and wanted scientific birth control. Here’s the story of how we got The Pill<p><b>Manhattan, winter 1950</b><p>She was an old woman who loved sex and she had spent forty years seeking a way to make it better. Though her red hair had gone gray and her heart was failing, she had not …