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Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Adisa Isaac<br>• WDE / 6-5 / 210<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Alex Gleitman<p>Trace Ford<br>• WDE / 6-2.5 / 218<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Brandon Drumm<p>David Ugwoegbu<br>• WDE / 6-4.5 / …

18-Year-Old Peter Szabo: High School Dropout, Digital Marketing Star

The Slovakian teenager started making Facebook ads when he was just 11 years old.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Students don't usually drop out of high school to improve their future prospects, because school can be a vital time to develop the you'll need to make it in …

‘Star in a jar’ could lead to limitless fusion energy

A test cell for the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade with tokamak in the center. (credit: Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of …

To be Solar, or not to be? Part 2: What solar panels should I choose?

Electricity is one of the most important things in our lives. That solar panels allows us to collect photons from the skies and drive – literally if it’s an electric vehicle – our modern world is almost magical. In our first article on residential solar, we talked about the structural aspects of a …

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

I Have No Idea What This Startup Does and Nobody Will Tell Me

Last week, I received a PDF presentation about “Helena,” a new startup boasting a 20-year-old Yale student CEO and connections—so they claim—to some …

Massive Explosion In Tianjin, China

Cause unknown; "not nuclear," says expert<p><b>Update 3:35pm 8/14/2015</b><p>Half an hour before the blast, firefighters were on site, battling a blaze. While the cause of both the fire and the blast remain unknown, it's possible that the actions taken by the firefighters to combat the fire instead caused the …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

• Log into history.google.com<br>• Click on the hamburger icon on the top left of the page<br>• Go to “Voice & Audio Activity”<br>• Scroll through your list to see all the silly things there is audio proof of you asking about<br>• Click on one of the squares to select a recording to delete<br>• Stop using the voice function if …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

This Startup Can Grow Metal Like a Tree

Traditionally, metals need to be extracted through mining and then shaped into usable materials using large amounts of heat. But now, a Seattle-based …

How Your Coffee Grounds Can Help Save the World

As if coffee isn't amazing enough already. A team of researchers—who, yes, got the idea over a cup of coffee—are reporting in the journal …

'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

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USN Railgun Continues On Track For Testing Deployment 2016

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Hill To Navy: Hurry Up On Rail Guns, Lasers

Navy rail gun test<p>WASHINGTON: Rail gun bullets move seven times the speed of sound. Laser beams fire at the speed of light. But Pentagon procurement? …

Look At This Ferrari Designer’s Slick Spaceship Idea

The perfect choice for an intergalactic midlife crisis<p>Sure, space travel is cool, but rarely do iconic spacecraft look like works of art. Design constraints and real-world realities leave rockets less fantastical than those envisioned in fiction, and even the beloved Space Shuttle resembled a …

How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

NASA Contest Wants Your Ideas to Keep Astronauts Safe on Mars

To prepare for future colonies on Mars, NASA is asking the public for ideas on how to keep Red Planet astronauts safe that require minimal resupplies …

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

This Nuclear Powered Rocket Would Have Been "A Flying Chernobyl"

(Photo: The Troy II-C nuclear ramjet engine via the US Department of Energy)<p>In 1957, the United States began secretly developing a new type of …

"Bunker Busters" Will See More Action in News Headlines Than in Iran

Whatever happened between the United States and Iran last week—and it's too early yet to tell, really—"progress," or even "maintaining the status …

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NASA shows us how the most powerful solid rocket booster on Earth is made

NASA’s Orion crewed spacecraft gets most of the attention when the future of space travel is discussed, but have you ever wondered how it’s going to …

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

This video shows how SpaceX plans to land largest rocket in the world

You know what's cooler than a gigantic rocket? A gigantic rocket that can land itself. Elon Musk's SpaceX released a new video this week demonstrating just what it plans to do with its upcoming Falcon Heavy rocket, which is set to launch for the first time later this year.<p>In essence, the rocket is …