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Are You Ready for the Next Age of Crowdfunding?

In Part One of our explainer on the government-regulated crowdfunding investment space, we talked about how businesses and investors should navigate the now-regulated crowdfunding landscape.<p>Entrepreneurs and start-ups that have never had access to traditional venture capital funding can now raise …

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

MacGyver would have killed it as an entrepreneur.<p>Why?<p>In business – particularly in startups – resourcefulness rules. Everyone I know who has successfully bootstrapped and started a company is really good at getting a lot done with just a little. A friend of mine who started a church told me that …

Productivity

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

Engagement Rings

The next era of the public payphone is about to begin

Every major city in the world has a network of public phone booths on most streets—absolutely crucial to the running of the city only a couple of decades ago but now just taking up space in the age of smartphones. In Britain, home of the iconic red telephone booths that have been around since 1926, …

Wall Street

British Airways tests "happiness blanket"

The happiness blanket sounds a bit twee, but there’s a serious purpose behind it. Jet lag is the bane of frequent fliers and has a surprisingly …

25 Hot Israeli Tech Startups

Israel’s dynamic tech startup scene is no secret. The country has been called the “start-up nation” for years and, today, only the U.S. and China have more companies listed on the NASDAQ than Israel’s 90 – worth a total of $40 billion. Innovation continues and a new crop of Israeli tech startups …

Autodesk will release an open source 3D printer

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Autodesk<p>Autodesk(s adsk) is known for the software that drives much of the creative industry, from animation to …

Brazil mulls use of balloons to bring internet to Amazon rainforest

Balloons equipped with radio transceivers could soon be bringing the internet to remote parts of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil<p>The airborne devices are said to provide the same connection speed as the 3G network from almost 800ft in the air.<p>The balloons, which aim to connect regions cut off by …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Lego

Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions

Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new free iPhone app that helps you break down complex dilemmas into a list of priorities, rate them by how they will affect your life, and then …

World's first carbon fibre 3D printer on sale next month

The £3,000 desktop printer can manufacture carbon fibre parts that are 20 times stiffer and five times stronger than plastic parts<p>An American firm which manufactures components for race cars has spun-out a startup to bring the world’s first carbon fibre 3D printer to market.<p>The $5,000 (£3,000) Mark …

Google Launches Project Tango Smartphone To Experiment With Computer Vision And 3D Sensors

Google today announced Project Tango, an Android-based prototype 5″ phone and developer kit with advanced 3D sensors out of its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) hardware skunkworks group.<p>Using its sensors, the phone doesn’t just track motion, but it can actually build a visual map of rooms …

Ayrton Senna: The inside story of the Formula One legend's death at Imola

Special feature: Twenty-one years after the Brazilian driver's death, read Oliver Brown's moving account of how events unfolded<p>• <i>This piece was first published twelve months ago on April 30, 2014, ahead of the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death</i><p>Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, …

'Sleep startup' Casper dreams of overturning the mattress racket

"Buying a mattress is one of the worst consumer experiences in the world," says Philip Krim. Yet, few startups have really tried to improve it — perhaps because the mattress business isn’t exactly the sexiest industry around. Buying a mattress will never be like buying an iPhone. The archetypal …

Gaming exoskeleton to pair with Oculus Rift headset at CES 2014

PrioVR, the full-body tracking suit, rebounds from its failed Kickstarter with a fully-functional prototype at CES 2014 that will pair with the Oculus Rift headset.<p>LAS VEGAS -- The future of gaming, at least to those banking on the rise of virtual reality, lies not just with better graphics or …

Virtual Reality

Blogger Pulls Off $30,000 Sting to Get Her Stolen Site Back

<i>Jordan Reid is the founder and host of the lifestyle site Ramshackle Glam and author of Ramshackle Glam: The New Mom's Haphazard Guide To (Almost)</i> …

Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor

WASHINGTON- It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from PresidentObamaat an emotionalWhite Houseceremony.<p>"As one family member has said, this is long …

Elon Musk Takes His Fight Right to Chris Christie

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk has some choice words for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over new …

Venezuela accuses US secretary of state of 'murder'

<b>Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua has accused US Secretary of State John Kerry of inciting violence and called him a "murderer".</b><p>Mr Jaua was reacting to comments by Mr Kerry, who accused Venezuela of waging a "terror campaign against its own people" in its response to protests.<p>Venezuela has …

Venezuela

Glenn Ford's First Days of Freedom After 30 Years on Death Row

Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Metal spoons. What's re-entry like for a man who last breathed free during Ronald Reagan's first term as president?<p>Anywhere he wanted to go, the jubilant defense attorneys told a hungry Glenn Ford late Tuesday afternoon as they left the television cameras behind, piled into …

Meet the World’s Top Virus Hunter

Ian Lipkin, world-renowned virus hunter, is often jetting off to far-flung countries—countries in the middle of strange epidemics, that is. From SARS …

This Simple Subway Planning Game Will Be Your New Favorite Time-Waster

If you love the city-planning aspect of Sim City but can't handle the pressure of playing god, then you may have just found your new favorite …

SAT revamps to thwart prep firms

The College Board said Wednesday it plans to radically revamp the SAT — with the goal of putting SAT test prep companies out of business and aligning the test to the Common Core academic standards.<p>The new SAT, which will debut in 2016, will do away with trick questions, obscure vocabulary words and …

What the Ukrainian Crisis Means for Astronauts in Space

Ever since NASA retired its space shuttle program in 2011, the only way to get up to the International Space Station is on a Russian Soyuz. That's …

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