Brett Bradbury

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Scaling, and why unicorns can’t survive without it

2016-01-15T17:15:16.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Mike Hearn, a key developer in the bitcoin eco-circus, quit bitcoin on Thursday. He did so with much …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

Google’s Location History Browser Is A Minute-By-Minute Map Of Your Life

Quick! Where were you last Tuesday at 6:35 PM?<p>If you’re anything like me, your answer is probably along the lines of “I… have absolutely no idea.” Most people’s brains just don’t work that way.<p>But odds are, Google knows. They probably know where you’ve been most <i>other</i> days, too. And they’ll happily …

Wally iPhone Wallet Sticks to the Back of your Phone

Unlike other wallets for your iPhone that are actually a case, the Wally iPhone Case is not a case at all- it’s more like a sticky wallet. Wally uses …

Living with Google Glass, Day One: The Reveal

In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made its way to my …

Visualized: Boeing supersonic airliner concept soars in a wind tunnel, quietly

No, you're not looking at an early preview of <i>Star Wars Episode VII</i> -- it just might represent the future of air transport, though. Boeing has spent years developing a truly quiet supersonic airliner concept, the Icon II, and what you see is an aerodynamics test of a mockup in a vaguely Death …

Oxford University researchers create new 3D printed 'soft material' that could replace human tissue

Water and fat -- those are the two primary building blocks Oxford University researchers have used to 3D print the droplet you see above. Sounds unremarkable until you consider its intended application as a human tissue replacement. By stringing together thousands of these so-called droplets (which …

University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock

Things got a tad hairy for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Blue Waters supercomputer when IBM halted work on it in 2011, but with funding from the National Science Foundation, the one-petaflop system is now crunching numbers 24/7. The behemoth resides within the National Center for …

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …

Developer Hacks His Microwave Into The Microwave Of The Future

Hello, and welcome back to today’s episode of “Why? LOL BECAUSE WE CAN.”<p>Tired of your dumb old microwave that just <i>shoots friggin’ radio waves at food</i> to cook it? Stupid thing probably can’t even play animated GIFs or send Snapchats or download the Fergie. What’s the point?<p>In the coolest mod I’ve …

PrivateEyePi - a DIY home alarm system

A big thank you to Recantha for spotting this one: PrivateEyePi is a project that went straight on my “I MUST make one of these” list when I saw it. …

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