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Should Mars Be Independent, Or Just A Colony Of Earth?

Astrobiologist wants to make sure the red planet is independent from the start<p>It’s a popular sci-fi plot: Earth sets up colonies on Mars; Mars colonies grow, developing their own technologies and culture; Mars colonies rebel against overbearing Earth government, demanding independence. It happens …

Uber Lands Strategic Investment From One Of India’s Top Private Equity Funds

Uber is once again sharpening its focus on India after the U.S. company announced it has landed a strategic investment from Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF), a third-party private equity fund sponsored by Tata Capital, one of India’s largest wealth management organizations.<p>The size of the investment …

Venture Capital

Parallels Desktop 11 brings Cortana to the Mac

Parallels has a long history of smashing together competing operating systems to help platform-blending organizations move easily between OSes and …

Windows 10

Still Don't Understand Bitcoin? This Concept Art Will Help

For most of us, bitcoin doesn’t make much sense. The cryptocurrency has been trusted for almost 200,000 transactions totaling more than $45 million dollars <i>in the last 24 hours</i>, but it still feels unfamiliar. It’s digital; it’s global; it breezes through national and legal barriers. We literally …

Marvel's Ant-Man officially begins production

After a rocky couple of months which saw Edgar Wright exiting the project due to creative differences – followed by the departure of cast members …

Watch us play through P.T.

If you've played P.T. - the teaser for Konami's forthcoming Silent Hills, a project being produced by both Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro - is …

How Bungie's 'Destiny' Should Spend Its $500M Budget

Destiny is less than a month away now, and we’re caught in a limbo after the massive beta and before the retail release of the game on Xbox and PlayStation. With the most compelling title released so far this month a playable ad for a future game (Silent Hills), I figured it might be time to …

AppNexus Takes A $100 Million Investment And Is Now Valued At $1.2 Billion

AppNexus, the New York-based adtech giant, has taken a round of investment of up to $100 million that values the company at $1.2 billion, CEO Brian O'Kelley told Business Insider. An SEC filing detailing the deal is expected on Monday as the news is being announced at an all-hands meeting inside …

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …

Nigerian man rescued from sunken boat after three days trapped at bottom of Atlantic – video

Harrison Odjegba Okene, a Nigerian cook, is found by divers after surviving for three days in an air pocket on a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic. Divers from the Dutch company DCN Diving are looking for dead bodies when Okene grabs one of the divers' hands. The diver uses hot water to …

Xbox One Game DVR - First Impressions - Eurogamer

Articles about modern renovations 19th century homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to …

Articles about 8 reasons love herringbone on Dwell.com - Dwell

By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and …

São Paulo

To Wait Or Not To Wait On The PS4?

The PS4 is out, and Dave Thier has already pointed out two different sorts of problems with the system. The first is technical. Many review outlets have had difficulty with the HDMI ports on their units, and there’s a bit of anecdotal evidence from early consumers that involve malfunctioning …

"I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man," goes the now-famous Jay Z line. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders. Here are 10 of the best startup tips from hip-hop's finest. http://bit.ly/12LHA5c

Historical Figures Playfully Portrayed as Cats and Dogs

<b>Cat Queen</b><p><i>Animals From History</i> is a playful series that ties together history lessons with incredibly detailed animal illustrations. Created by Christina Hess, each full color print features a famous character portrayed by a well-dressed cat or a dog. Hess pairs her illustrations with the elaborate …

The Click Clack Hotel in Bogota, Colombia by plan:B Arquitectos and Perceptual Studio

Click Clack Hotel.<p>The creative people of plan:B Arquitectos have designed the modern Click Clack Hotel located in Bogota, Colombia. The interior …

Articles about renovated loft soho on Dwell.com - Dwell

A fashion label founder refuses to hide the rough side of her Brooklyn apartment, exposing pipes, columns, vents, and more.<p>Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful,...<p>A cramped home in Catalonia gets a dramatic makeover that highlights its best historic …

Dwell

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*interastar – Brand Identity by Necon

Modern Brand Design.<p>Interastar is a new Mexico based IT company. The brand specializes in consulting, software development and implementation. …

Gold turns £27,800 into £1m

Gold has achieved a staggering 3,500pc return since 1970, a new report has found<p>If you were an early investor in gold and have stuck by the precious metal for the past 43 years you will have made a small fortune.<p>A new report, released today by the Centre for Economics & Business Research and …

How to make your business attractive to potential buyers

<b>A difficult environment</b><p>Active buyers need to be reassured, changing market dynamics need to be negotiated and there has to be a fundamental shift …

The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

How to invest like...a Victorian investment trust

In the latest in our new series on historic investing, we take tips from Victorian investment trusts, the first backers of 'emerging markets'<p>If you thought investing in emerging markets was a relatively new concept, think again. More than 125 years ago, investment trusts had sunk substantial …

The story of PlayStation Home

For many PlayStation 3 owners, their relationship with Home has been brief. They fired up the virtual world platform around the time of its public …

Apple Patents New Home Automation Technology

There have been rumors that the new Apple iWatch will feature home automation, although according to a recent patent filing, Apple may have bigger …