Dylan Kaplan

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Chinese Are Latest in Long Line of Tourists Learning to Be Better Travelers

On Monday West Air flight PN6272 was taxiing to the gate at Jiangbei Airport in Chongqing, China, when a passenger decided, for no discernible …

Heartbreaking Photo Series Reveals The True Toll Obesity Can Take On A Family

At his heaviest, Hector Garcia, Jr. weighed 636 pounds.<p>After being ridiculed for being overweight as a kid, he began dieting in high school, but the weight kept coming back due to poor eating habits and, likely, a genetic predisposition to obesity. At times confined to his home, Garcia told the San …

The Silicon Valley 'ganjapreneur' who moved from coding to cannabis

Silicon Valley 'ganjapreneur' sets up 'wine club for cannabis' to capitalise on what is expected to be one of America's biggest growth industries over the next decade<p>When he graduated from university, Dane Pieri, like many of his generation's brightest, headed to Silicon Valley to join the …

Elon Musk is going to build an internet for space

Last night at a SpaceX event in Seattle, Elon Musk revealed that he plans to spend $10 billion building out the internet in space.<p>Bloomberg reports that Musk imagines it would change the way the internet on Earth fundamentally operates; instead of data packets bouncing around routers and networks …

Get drunk without a hangover on synthetic booze

Professor David Nutt has developed two new drugs that could do away with liver damage and alcohol-induced shame<p>A scientist has cracked a chemical conundrum, which has allowed him to develop new drugs that could wean people off alcohol, while allowing them to enjoy the feeling of being “tipsy”.<p>The …

Transforming Lives In Kenya With Solar-Powered Backpacks

The Soular Backpack, a very early-stage social enterprise, seems to have it all: a product that potentially can help transform the lives of the people who buy it, provide employment for the community, incorporate a one-for-one model, and involve idealistic students on campuses as champions. And its …

Solar Panels

Why You Shouldn't Take Venture Capital

<i>The following guest post is by Jim Belosi</i>c, <i>co-founder and CEO of Pancake Laboratories.</i><p>In the tech world, entrepreneurs compete for venture capital money the way carrion birds compete for road kill.<p>But in my experience, being hungry keeps you sharp. And my advice to all those entrepreneurs who don’t …

Best of CES 2015 Awards, Startup: AmpStrip

With so many companies offering wearable devices at this year's CES, perhaps it's apt that the best startup we saw at CES 2015 was a company that was taking a different approach to the fitness tracker. AmpStrip is a health wearable that stays out of the way: a Band-Aid style strip that's waterproof …

CES

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative …

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

Cast Iron Skillet

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Smart Cities Lead To Smarter Citizens

The vibrant city of Shanghai, China, was certainly an appropriate venue to host the recent Smart City China Expo & Congress, the most influential smart city forum in China. Sponsored by the China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, smart city experts joined representatives from nearly …

Smart Cities