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6 Ways Hawaii Will Absolutely Ruin Your Life Forever

Maybe you've only been to Hawaii once. Maybe you come every year. Or maybe you come any chance you can get.<p>Regardless of your time spent in Hawaii, this list serves as a warning. And those of you who have ever left the Honolulu International Airport with tears in your eyes and that stinging, lump …

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Who Will Own The Next Great Instant Messaging Service?

The social media era was about what we make public. Now, it's about what we don't. The race to own the next great back channel.<p>Instant messaging is the center of the internet. Everything else is a temporary distraction.<p>The case for this is strong: Every company that has ruled the internet in the …

Scientists make "Impossible Material" ... by accident

Scientists have long puzzled over this particular form of magnesium carbonate since it doesn't normally occur in nature and has defied synthesis in …

Pirate3D Buccaneer Printer Will Cost Just $247 For First 350 Backers

Get ready, get set, Kickstart. The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer is up on Kickstarter, and the first 350 backers will be able to get it for just $247—$100 off its regular price of $347.<p>The 3D printer is targeted at home users and beginners, say its founders. One of our editors, John Biggs, had his …

Chow On Blackened Chicken And Quinoa Salad

Celebrate Food Revolution Day with Jamie Oliver and this protein-packed dish<p>Jamie Oliver is tired of your complaining.“I hear it all the time: I don’t have the time to make meals at home. It's an excuse—plain and simple,” he says.The chef, cookbook author, and founder of Food Revolution Day (today, …

Regular Leaves Steak 'n Shake Server a 7,000 Percent Tip

<i>Welcome to Receiptrocity, bringing you the strangest and most entertaining receipts America's restaurants have to offer. If you've got an interesting, notable or funny receipt, scan/photograph it and send it over to national@eater.com.</i><p>Today in proof that diners are not always stiffing servers and …

Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing

<b>New Medical Discovery</b><p>A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical …

The Space City That Could Have Been, If Not For Wernher Von Braun

During the 1950s, Darrell C. Romick, a Goodyear Aircraft engineer and an early member of the American Rocket Society's spaceflight committee, …

Quantifying Wikipedia Usage Patterns Before Stock Market Moves

Article |<p>Open | Published: 08 May 2013<p>Helen Susannah Moat<br>• , Chester Curme<br>• , Adam Avakian<br>• , Dror Y. Kenett<br>• , H. Eugene Stanley<br>• & Tobias Preis<p><i>Scientific</i> …

All web pages 'are 19 clicks away'

No two pages on the web are separated by more than 19 links, according to new research.<p>Big, well-connected websites such as Facebook, Google and Reddit mean even the most obscure of cyberspace’s estimated 14 billion pages and one trillion documents, according to a paper published in <b>Philosophical</b> …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

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Kloudless Launches Service That Uses Connectors To Move Files Between Different Cloud Services

Kloudless launched at Disrupt NY 2013 today with its service for moving data from email to different cloud platforms through connectors which act like pipes that flow between the different services.<p>The service offers a plugin that the user installs in Outlook or as an extension through their web …

Six things to keep in mind before you launch

Many of you know I’m working on my new startup Inside.com.<p>I’m pre-launch and loving it!<p>You can follow the project: https://angel.co/inside and …

The Coolest and Most Terrifying Biomimetic Robots | WIRED

Building a better bot sometimes means looking outside the shop for inspiration. Borrowing from the characteristics and abilities of insects, birds, …

Crash Course: Design for Startups

I recently stumbled across screenshots of old websites of mine and was hurled into a state of reminiscent shock. I knew they were bad, but wow they …

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An idea for non-technical co-founders: try a service-first business

Over the past several months I have been having a lot of conversations with non-technical folks who want to start, or are starting a company. I’m …

Social products win with utility, not invites (Guest Post)

<i>[Note from Andrew: I’ve recently traded a series of interesting emails on the evolution of social products and how the things that worked years ago-</i> …