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The 13 richest people in tech

Together, the 13 billionaires have a net worth of about $450 billion. That includes Microsoft visionary Bill Gates, the richest person on earth with a fortune of $87.4 billion, and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest tech CEO in the world with a fortune of $56.6 billion.<p>This comes from new data …

Silicon Valley

Bottle Belt

We all know that it is important to stay hydrated while exercising but the problem is carrying a bottle when out on a run. Looping in a bottle at the …

Five Key Properties of Interactive Data Visualization

According to renowned AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories statistician John Tukey, “data may not contain the answer. The coordination of some data and an aching desire for an answer will not ensure that a reasonable one can be extracted from a given body of data.” While Tukey (1915-2000) is correct in …

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

New Test Could Diagnose Asthma With A Single Drop Of Blood

The test works by gauging the speed of white blood cells.<p>While some symptoms of asthma, like wheezing, are obvious, a diagnosis of asthma is not always clear cut, especially if they don't occur when patients are with their doctors, and involve trials of lung function and tests for allergies. But …

The 2014 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Arduino Alternatives: 5 Microcontrollers You Should Know

If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.<p>If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.

Arduino

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …

Landwasher: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Ideas<p>IdeasCreating “A Service Economy That Actually Serves People, And A Justice System That Is Actually Just”<p>IdeasTracking The Lives Of Veterans To Figure Out Where They Slip Through The Cracks<p>IdeasCan The Private Sector Help Cities Stop Traffic Deaths?<p>Entertainment<p>EntertainmentIranian Women Flout …

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The best interview questions provide insight into a potential hire's thought process, critical thinking skills and overall personality, instead of just a rehearsed list of achievements accomplished and lessons learned.<p>Rate-your-company …

Employment

The benefits of money laundering

EVERY year the world’s central banks withdraw and replace a huge amount of currency deemed unfit for further circulation. Some is damaged, but a lot …

How to bring eBay’s infrastructure to every company

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Earlier this month, Hugh E. Williams made the move from vice president of experience, search and platforms at eBay to senior …

Startup Failing? You Might Be Asking The Wrong Questions

By Nate Kontny3 minute Read<p>First, a parable: I did fine in Catholic school, up until 6th grade. I don’t know why Sister Freda hated me, but I think …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

We’ve searched high and low to bring you the first annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.<p>The picks here are arranged in no specific …

Basso Shelf System by Thomas Feichtner

Basso Shelf System is a minimalist design created by designer Thomas Feichtner, who was born in Vitória, Brazil. The shelving unit is currently being …

Graphic Design by Jose Palomero

Skillful Graphic Design for your Inspiration.<p>Jose Palomero is a Paris, France based graphic designer with many years experience in creating …

Graphic Design

Why Is This Rock Worth $400,000?

Meteorite hunters risk prison and even death to find money from the sky, in the form of rare space rocks that are older than the Earth itself.<p><b>For 13 days in 2011 Michael Farmer and</b> Robert Ward combed the southern desert of Oman, seeking treasure in the sands of Dhofar.<p>The pair were not on the …

Yo-Yo Ma

Which Light Bulb Should You Pick To Replace Your Incandescents?

Starting Jan.1, 2014, manufacturers will stop making 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs to comply with new federal energy efficiency laws. Should you choose halogens, CFL-halogen hybrids, or LEDs to replace your old household bulbs? We talked to GE about the pluses and minuses of …

Home Automation

Augusto Odone

ADRENOLEUKODYSTROPHY (ALD) is a rare and terrible disease. A faulty X-chromosome lets very-long-chain fatty acids accumulate, and cripple the body. …

Investors see legal marijuana as growth industry

It looks like any other business conference — lots of suits, name badges, a long line to the buffet — except that the 700 people who each paid $599 to be in this conference hall south of Seattle are in an industry unlike any other: marijuana.<p>The people at this meeting aren’t Cheech and Chong. …

Cannabis

Science Addresses The Problem Of Pee Splashback

Brigham Young University's Splash Lab looks into the dynamics of the male urine stream.<p>They call themselves "wizz kids." Todd Truscott and Randy Hurd of Brigham Young University's Splash Lab, a research lab studying the physics of fluids, have been using high-speed cameras to examine exactly what …

Toilet of Tomorrow

Let’s be frank— noone likes to touch a toilet! Maybe you’ve perfected the touchless-squat, but if not, then you’ll love the Drop toilet. The compact …

9 Amazing Places to See on Google Street View Right Now

Google's six-year-old project aims to give a complete, 360-degree perspective of our world, and thanks to some adventurous Street View trekkers, we get full access to some pretty weird, remote, and otherworldly places.<p><b>Car Museums</b><p>frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" …

Higgs Boson

9 Easy Ways to Add Storage Space

You don't need to renovate or remodel to solve the clutter problem in your home. You just need to try these smart storage solutions.<p>You don't need to renovate or remodel to solve the clutter problem in your home. You just need to try these smart storage solutions.

Home Improvement

How organisations can successfully implement remote working: Part 3

Canon recently commissioned an independent pan-European Office Insights study of 1,671 employees to help understand how working practices are …

9 Lessons From A 10-Time Startup Failure

<i>“Nine out of ten businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan — create ten businesses.”</i>— Robert Kiyosaki<p>Well spoken by Kiyosaki.<p>But what’s it like to live through 10 failed startups and still come out with a 3 million dollar company?<p>Meet Kurt Theobald, Co-Founder and CEO of Classy Llama.<p>Yes …

China's Cockroach Farms Are A Glimpse Into Our Protein Future

The environmentally friendly way to farm<p>You've heard the arguments. Insects are cheap to grow, easy on the environment, and high in protein and minerals. In contrast, livestock such as pigs and cows are expensive, produce noxious chemicals such as methane and ammonia, and take up land and grains …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Paris, …

Architecture