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DreamFunded: Bringing Investors and Startups Together

Whether you are in the process of building a tech startup or are an experienced angel funder, it can be extremely beneficial to gain quick access to …

F-U-N-D-E-D: New rules mean you, too, can be a startup owner

"Unless you're a rich person, you can't participate in the next Facebook or Apple or Tesla. Friday opens that up."<p>Ron Miller, CEO of StartEngine

These 9 startups you've never heard of could be worth $1 billion very soon

But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup.<p>Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine startups expected to reach the $1 billion threshold.<p>They may not all be household names, but they …

Startups

Heroic service dog threw himself in front of an oncoming bus to save blind owner

Figo may be a service dog, but on Monday he went above and beyond the call of duty to protect his blind owner from an oncoming bus.<p>The golden …

5 can't-miss apps: Workflow, Popcorn Buzz, 'Hitman: Sniper' and more

With Pinterest rolling out buyable pins and rumors swirling in the wake of Twitter investor Chris Sacca's epic 8,000-word rant on why Google should …

Lily and Phantom 3 video camera drones

It’s advertised as a camera you just throw and go. Lily is a simple quadcopter with a built-in camera that’s made to follow you. The four-prop drone follows a remote sensor that you put in your pocket — it’s that simple.<p>Lily is advertised as a craft that flies itself, no controller required, while …

Make your Samsung faster!

Rocks in the sky: a geological mystery – in pictures

If you’ve never seen a huge boulder hovering above the Earth against a brilliant blue sky, where have you been? As David Quentin’s photographs show, rocks in the sky have been spotted everywhere from Cumbria to Québec. Quentin’s photos aren’t fakes … but the rocks might not be quite what they seem

The 7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

You don’t become the world’s richest man by wasting away the day binge-watching Netflix. You learn, you grow, you hustle. And you read, and a hell of a lot. Heavy reads, light reads, even breezy beach reads from time to time.<p>We’re talking, of course, about Bill Gates: inventor, philanthropist and …

Books

14 tips that could save your life

19 Pizza Creations That Will Change Your Life

Because beautiful things really do come in all shapes and sizes.

These jobs are most likely to be taken by a computer

Telemarketers’ jobs have the highest chance of being automated, according to recent report. Other positions with huge potential for being overtaken …

Best Burger Restaurants in America

There are few foods more all-American than the hamburger, which is why we consider it our civic duty to bring you the best examples of this national treasure from across the country. While the burger in its simplest form is a ground beef patty between two slices of bread, today's top artisans are …

These are the 6 trendiest styles of men's sunglasses right now

Wonder no longer what you should put on your face this summer. We've identified the most popular styles real-world men are wearing this season when it comes to shades.<p>Are you a fan of the classic Wayfarer or are you more of a round frame kind of guy? From fashion-forward or conservative, one of …

Here's the top stock pick from each of 50 biggest hedge funds

The 50 largest hedge funds increased their exposure to stocks by 5.3% in the first quarter, according to FactSet.<p>That's a jump from 1% in the fourth quarter, according to the firm's latest data on hedge fund ownership published Wednesday.<p>Apple was still the largest holding in the aggregate …

Investing

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

12 of the worst economic predictions ever made by highly intelligent people

But get it wrong, and you'll never be able to take it back. Your predictions will live on, and potentially sound extremely funny one day.<p>The past half a century is riddled with grand projections about national economies and the way the world is going. Some have aged much worse than the others.<p>These …

Economics

Bill Nye never fails to win my respect

32 massive parties everyone should go to in their lifetime

Most people dream about hitting one epic party in their lifetime, whether it's Oktoberfest in Germany, Carnaval in Brazil, or Mardi Gras in New Orleans, USA.<p>We've found the biggest and wildest parties around the globe.<p>From dancing in a whirlwind of colors at India's Holi festival to throwing …

Music Festivals

The 5 Most Controversial Trades Of 2015 From Ackman To Gross And Gundlach

Investors are starting to question whether a five-year bull market in assets ranging from stocks and bonds, to high end real estate and rare art is nearing an end. While that’s created battlegrounds on Wall Street as some foresee a market top and others see little cause for alarm, it’s also allowed …

Markets

10 Overlooked Truths About Action | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“This is a holy moment. A sacramental moment. A moment in which a man feels the gods as …

How To Look Better In Your T-shirt

<b></b>How To Look Better In Your T-shirtWhile attacking the large muscle groups in your upper body—your back, chest, shoulders—is obviously important, the …

The 10 Best T-Shirts for a Muscular Body

<b>The Essential T</b>Every guy has his go-to easy t-shirt. Well here at Men’s Fitness, we know it’s not just the t-shirt that’s important, it’s the man …

Abercrombie & Fitch

America is running out of soil

Roman historian Marcus Cato was a politician, writer, and soldier. He wrote seven volumes on the history of the republic, led Roman armies, and lent …

The 10 Best Taco Spots in the U.S.

<i>By Abbey Chase</i><p>With expertly homemade tortillas, succulent meats, and intensely flavorful salsas, the perfect taco packs a lot of flavor into every single bite. As the latest street food to receive a highbrow makeover, tacos lend themselves well to innovative chefs looking to put a personal spin on …

Tacos

9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find on Any Starbucks Menu

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p>Everyone knows you can go to Starbucks and order a Venti Half-Caff, Quad, 10 Pumps Vanilla, 7 Pumps Hazelnut, Extra Whip, Extra-Hot Mocha. But people who really know their way around the customizable 'Bucks menu know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that doesn't just sound crazy. …

Coffee

Bank of America just named the 5 'CRASH' catalysts most likely to spark a global market slump

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) analysts just flagged five factors that could cause a "cleansing drop in asset prices."<p>They've even given the possible catalysts a catchy acronym: "CRASH."<p>Each factor is an assumption of a consensus in the market that if overturned could spark a slump.<p>Here are …

Markets

2 startups that are trying to destroy the banks just joined forces

The challenger bank Metro Bank has just struck a deal with Zopa, one of the UK's biggest peer-to-peer consumer lenders, to lend money over Zopa's platform. The amount lent wasn't disclosed, but a source told Business Insider it was around "millions a month."<p>The pair signalled their ambition in the …

Financial Services