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Ideo, Astro, And Whipsaw: What Every Startup Should Know About Design

For Highway1, a Silicon Valley design accelerator, pros at top consultancies mentored young entrepreneurs. Here’s their best advice.<p>At Highway1, a design accelerator based in San Francisco, startups have four months to transform a prototype into a market-ready product, develop a business plan, …

DIY References and Inspiration to Bookmark for this New Year

2016 will be your best year of making<p>Throughout the past 20 years, one key goal has been the focus of our little corner of the internet: sharing the …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

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Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas …

Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer’s Patients

Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. Co-founder Seungyeon Kim told TechCrunch that the money will be used for clinical …

Experimental app can detect jaundice in newborns with just a snapshot

Want to make sure your newborn baby's jaundice-free? There's an app for that! A team of researchers from the University of Washington have developed an app that can diagnose jaundice among infants just by taking their pictures. Since the condition's typically diagnosed by the excessive yellowing of …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

Spring, David Tisch’s Latest Venture, Is Instagram For Shopping

For the past year, investor and serial entrepreneur David Tisch has been working with his brother Alan to build an enjoyable way to shop on mobile. Today, that fruits of that labor springs onto the scene.<p>Ladies and gentlemen, behold Spring, the most advanced effort at fashion-focused mobile …

BuzzFeed’s Future Depends On Convincing Us Ads Aren’t Ads

BuzzFeed makes the majority of its money on ads that pretend to be content, but can it keep up this charade? Or, is the Starbucks-sponsored “10 Summer Emojis That Should Definitely Exist” no charade at all, but actually the future of media that we should just smile and accept?<p>These are the …

Los Angeles Tech Studio Science Takes Wraps Off Mobile Lab

Science Mobile Labs has emerged from an 18-month stealth period, introducing a half-dozen mobile applications.<p>In its modern industrial facility in Santa Monica, Calif., the Science technology studio has been quietly incubating its next new business — a lab devoted to developing mobile applications …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

Cue Is A Connected Lab-In-A-Box For On-Demand Health Testing At Home

The quantified self and quantified health trends frequently overlap — but few startups are quite as tightly screwed into that sticking place as Cue. Not yet anyway.<p>This San Diego-based startup, which was founded back in 2009 in the midst of the swine flu peak and has attracted more than $1 million …

This 3-Minute Video Shows The Astounding Evolution Of Visual Effects Over The Last 100+ Years

If you go see "Godzilla" this weekend, you'll likely be blown away by how scary-real the 355-foot monster looks.<p>But the road to creating that giant lizard was a long one. YouTube user Jim Casey pieced together an amazing three-minute video that highlights some pivotal scenes showing the evolution …

Foolproof Sangria Recipe with Lillet Rouge

No matter which bar or restaurant you find yourself at around the world, chances are you could spy a bottle of Lillet on the bar shelves. Such has been the case since the brand's inception in 1872. Lillet is a traditional French aperitif from Bordeaux—composed of 85% wine and 15% citrus …

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Thirsty Soft Font

A softer and warmer companion to Thirsty Script, this new Thirsty Soft Font Family features 6 different weights, dozens of languages and a variety of …

Video of a Man Walking Backwards through Tokyo Played in Reverse | Colossal

<p>When first thing that strikes you when watching this video of a man walking through Tokyo is that <i>every other person in the entire clip is walking</i> …

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

One Ring To Rule It All... By Bluetooth

Get ready for the Internet of <i>Rings</i>. Today's the last day to jump on the earlybird bandwagon for Ring, which has completely cleaned house over on …

Step Inside an Interactive M.C. Escher Drawing with Monument Valley | Colossal

<p>The hype surrounding the new iOS game Monument Valley by ustwo has been almost impossible to ignore the last few days, and after downloading the …

Watch Patti Smith Cover Rihanna's "Stay"

Here's something cool that was lost in the year-end abyss of late December: Patti Smith paid tribute to Rihanna by performing "Stay", the subdued ballad (and duet with Mikky Ekko) from last year's <i>Unapologetic</i>, during her show at New York's Webster Hall on December 30. She stumbled a little bit—"I'm …

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Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

The 15 Artists To Watch Out For In 2014

Enough with the Best of 2013 lists already. We're four days into the New Year — it's time to start looking toward the future. The music scene last …

Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of books by big-name writers: Donna Tartt, Jonathan …

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

An in-depth look at the architecture of Eero Saarinen - The Fox Is Black

Alan Taylor runs In Focus, a special section of The Atlantic which looks at topics and events through large, beautiful photos. Last week he had a …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

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Personal circuit printer surpasses Kickstarter goal in one day

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Cartesian Co.<p>You’re playing a game on an obscure old gaming system when the controller breaks. What do you do? The …

Why Has the First Medical Tricorder Come from Scanadu?

At the Dublin Web Summit last week, I met Sam de Brouwer, co-founder of one of the most interesting startups of the past couple of years, Scanadu.<p>Following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Scanadu’s Scout tricorder is set to go to market in March 2014. The aim is to get one of …