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35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips to Increase Your Followers Organically

People still don’t get it…<p>Twitter has been an influential social network for a long time now, but there are still marketers who don’t quite …

Despite educators' frustration, little chance legislature will increase school funding soon

While local officials and educators are increasingly distressed by the level of education funding in Tennessee, the state legislature is not likely …

Education

Hey Hey Hey! Historian Draws Attention To '70s Black Animation Art

As a kid growing up during the 1970s and '80s, I would often spend the night at my cousin Chris' house. On Friday nights after my aunt sent us to bed and turned off the light, we would lay in our respective bunk beds whispering to each other — not about school, or friends or toys (well, OK, …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

A Management Strategy That Will Blow Your Mind (and Lead to Massive Profits) | Inc.com

I have a friend who has an astonishingly different view of why he is in business. It is rare. And it is refreshing. He really is anchored in this view and his company is doing very well. He feels that his company is doing well because of this view he holds.<p>Others say, "Not so." They say his company …

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Top New York VC Joshua Kushner has a new company, Oscar, that wants to change health care

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: David Yellen<p>Joshua Kushner, investor and founder of New York-based investment firm, Thrive Capital and well known for …

Just-Launched Swell Audio News App Backed With $5.4M

Swell, a sort of Pandora for talk radio, has raised $5.4 million in Series A funding led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson.<p>The company combines curation by …

Bitcoin in New York: 3 takeaways from open air trading

Advertisement<p>35 Comments<p>Credit: Jeff John Roberts<p>People gather every Monday evening in New York’s Union Square to buy and sell the crypto-currency …

OUYA launches fund-matching Kickstarter project for game developers

Ouya has just announced that it'll launch a second Kickstarter campaign in order to speed up the pace of game development for its nascent console. Unlike with the previous campaign, this time the company plans to match any pledges between $50,000 and $250,000 from developers and give $100,000 to …

Lyft Sells Zimride Carpool Service to Rental-Car Giant Enterprise

Enterprise Holdings has acquired Zimride, the peer-to-peer ride-matching service used on college campuses, at business offices, and for long-distance …

SoundBrush, An App That Lets You Draw Music, Turns The Untrained Into Musicians

An iPad app called SoundBrush is out to make music composition accessible, even those who don’t play an instrument. After releasing a MVP in April 2012 to test out the concept of drawing music on a tablet, SoundBrush released a more sophisticated second version last month along with a sharing and …

Audible for Android gets design overhaul, improved library management and more

Amazon knows that although a number people prefer (or need, in some cases ) audio over visuals to absorb published works, it's still very important to provide a pleasant experience on the design front. In light of this, the Audible Android app has now been updated with a completely redesigned user …

Soon There Will Be Google Glass for Everyone and Everything

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Now that Google Glass is a much-talked about, much-hyped tech thing, the pseudo-clones have already …

AddThis Launches Smart Layers, Giving Websites Social And Personalization Tools That Adapt To Mobile

AddThis has released a new platform called Smart Layers, which it says can improve traffic and engagement by just adding a single line of code.<p>President and CEO Ramsey McGrory told me that Smart Layers both improves on the publisher tools that AddThis was already offering and introduces some new …

There Are More Eyes on Your Facebook Posts Than You Can Even Imagine

A recent report from Stanford University and Facebook suggests we consistently underestimate the size of our audience on social media.<p>Whether you’re a ninja, guru, or mere mortal user of social media, you’ve likely guessed how many people read your Facebook posts. Among the estimation techniques …

Microsoft Releases Yet Another TV Ad Criticising the iPad’s ‘Lack of Features’

- Jul 12, 2013<p>In yet another continuation of their campaign against Apple’s iPad, Microsoft has aired another TV ad, criticizing the iPad for its …

Facebook builds a tool to manage data on both facilities and servers

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Remember that leap-second incident that threw much of the internet last summer? Facebook (s fb) does. Its …

Samsung launches Silicon Valley incubator

Last night, Samsung opened the doors of its latest digs: a startup and entrepreneurship incubator/accelerator nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>Located on the storied University Avenue in Palo Alto, the incubator is housed in the historic Varsity movie theatre.<p>It will be part of Samsung’s Open …

Health Scanner Scanadu Scout Breaks Indiegogo’s Crowdfunding Record

Today the Indiegogo campaign for Scanadu Scout became the highest funded in the site’s five year history. At over $1,378,545 and counting, Scanadu has broken the $1,370,461 record set by Let’s Build A Goddamn Tesla Museum.<p>The Scanadu is a small, round scanner that takes a person’s vital signs and …

Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

Barrett Brown, political prisoner of the information revolution

When I first noticed Barrett Brown in early 2011, I never thought that two years later I'd be directing Free Barrett Brown. Intrigued by his …

The Powerful 'Open Data for Africa' Platform Fully Rolled Out

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it has completed the last phase of deploying its Open Data for Africa platform across the continent following deployments in Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São …

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Advertisement<p>42 Comments<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely …

Paralyzed artist paints with mind alone

Heide Pfüetzner calls her 2007 diagnosis with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a "personal catastrophe." Six years later, she's celebrating a personal triumph as an exhibit of her paintings, all created by her mind controlling a computer, makes its debut.<p>The exhibit, titled …

The Brain

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

Looking to solve the issue of a dead phone battery and no power outlet in sight, a new invention on Kickstarter says it can capture, generate, and store power within a shoe insole.<p>What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with …