Jared Elrod

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Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

Immigration

Video: Dutch Artist Turns His Dead Cat Into a Flying Quadcopter

After Bart Jansen's cat Orville was killed by a car, the artist had the animal taxidermied and then, "after a period of mourning," converted the stuffed kitty into a radio-controlled quadcopter. The video is below.<p>It's not clear whether or not Orville always dreamed of being a flying cat, but let's …

From Abject Poverty To CEO Of A World-Class Startup

<b>@johngreathouse</b> Don Charlton’s heroic journey began with him growing up on government assistance and culminated in his founding <b>The Resumator</b>, one of America’s fastest growing startups. Don’s perseverance and chronically positive attitude is inspiring.<p>The Resumator’s intuitive recruiting and …

“Why the f*** would I use Yelp?” Investor Bets $5,000 Yelp Will Fail

New York consultant and angel investor Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model by August 2015.<p>Angel investor and publicity guru Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 that Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model in the next two years. …

Pain-Saving Insights From Seven Promising Startups

Listen up, aspiring entrepreneurs: Your comrades would like to spare you some pain.<p>Last week the latest crop of graduates from the Jumpstart Foundry, a business incubator in Nashville, Tenn., gave polished 12-minute presentations before hundreds of curious investors in a state-of-the-art …

Martini Media locks up $14M to target rich people with ads

The digital advertising company Martini Media is taking $14 million (dry, with three olives, of course), closing its fourth round of funding today.<p>Martini Media serves ads on websites targeting the wealthy. A study from the American Affluence Research Center found that the top 10 percent of …

The Decline And Fall Of Flowtab, A Startup Story

It started with an idea: How can we get our drinks more quickly at the bar? Dreamed up at 2 a.m. in Coloft, a Los Angeles coworking space, future founder Mike Townsend doodled up an iPad application mockup that he called Apptini to answer the question.<p>Apptini, a portmanteau of application and …

Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson.<p>Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles of notebooks filled with sketches, storyboards, and …

On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

On the Red Couch with GeekTyrant Co-Founder Free Reyes

Inside Flipboard / August 22, 2013<p>Being a geek wasn’t always cool. Simple things, like carrying Dungeons and Dragons dice or donning a Mister Spock …

Aleppo: A city where snipers shoot children

<b>Bustan al-Qasr is the last remaining crossing point between the rebel and regime-held sides of Aleppo. Snipers are rife and the atmosphere tense, yet hundreds are forced to use it every day to get to work, to study and buy food.</b><p>"Today, at about midday, I treated someone who had been shot in the …

Middle East