Julio I. Jimenez

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Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill

Congress dealt a historic blow to the United States' decades-long war on drugs Saturday with the passage of the federal spending bill, which contains protections for medical marijuana and industrial hemp operations in states where they are legal.<p>The spending bill includes an amendment that …

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

L.A. school district halts iPad contract as FBI seizes documents

The L.A. School District's plan to equip all students with $500 million worth of iPads and software has officially ended in a cloud of suspicion, according to the <i>LA Times</i>. Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines said it would terminate the original contract following a raid on district offices by the FBI, …

Why Apple Pay may be the gateway drug bitcoin needs

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Pond5/stevanovicigor<p>When Apple released Apple Pay to the masses, it became a “moment.” Social media was flooded with …

Impressive Father and Son BattleTech Costume Imagined Years Before Son Was Born

Years before his son Geraint was born, his father, Ryan, was planning a Halloween costume for just the two of them. The new dad is a BattleTech game enthusiast and created an impressive Sunder mech outfit that he and Geraint can wear at the same.<p>Imgur member and wife PutABowOnIt explained that her …

Sketching

Watch a self-driving Audi become 'the fastest autonomous car on the planet'

Audi put a big exclamation point on its self-driving technology — "piloted driving," as the company calls it — with an adrenaline-filled demonstration in Germany over the weekend. The car in question was a 560-horsepower RS7 rounding the course at Hockenheimring during the finale of this year's DTM …

LumiLor Electroluminescent Coating Has Some Serious Untapped Potential

"Everything can be a lamp with LumiLor," writes Darskide Scientific, the company that developed it. LumiLor is a patented coating that glows when a …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

Why Hubspot's IPO was more than just an IPO

This past week was a wild one for stocks, with the S&P 500 posting its worst week since May 2012 and the VIX, a common measure of volatility, spiking sharply. The Dow was down 335 points on Thursday alone, the worst single drop of the year. That same day, Hubspot decided to launch as a public …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

Web TV Arrives. Over The Top TV Is Here This Time.

If you have been thinking about cutting the cable cord, you had to look down a long dark alley of missing content and a lonely flatscreen TV. But a number of new services are now showing up to fill that gap and provide a true TV experience that could herald the arrival of the OTT - Over The Top - …

Shipstr Makes International Cargo Shipping Less Hellish For Small Businesses

Many companies rely on international freight shipping by ocean to receive wholesale orders from abroad, but the process is surprisingly complicated and expensive. Shipstr, which is launching on the Disrupt SF stage, wants to make the process easier, cheaper, and more transparent by becoming the …

Billionaire Chases T-Mobile, Bankrolls Free Internet Startup

Most telecommunications companies don’t like the idea of a free Internet, generally preferring that we all continue paying for access through fiber and cables. But a few in the industry know that can’t last forever. One of them may be Xavier Niel, the French billionaire who in a case of extreme …

Twitter's 'Buy Now' button may be powered by Stripe payments

Remember that illusive "Buy Now" button that briefly showed up on Twitter last month? <i>Re/Code</i> says it's still on the way -- and it's backed by Stripe, a mobile payments startup. According to sources close to the outlet, merchants that want to sell products through tweets will need to sign up with …

Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.<p>Coin, the makers of an electronic device that works like a credit and debit card by storing information on all on your cards, is taking a pause.<p>On Friday, the startup said …

Customers

Twitter Is Working With Payments Startup Stripe on Its Commerce Initiative

While Stripe is believed to be Twitter's only payments partner, it's not clear whether that will remain the case.<p>Twitter’s long-awaited plan to let its users make purchases right from a tweet is nearing, and payments startup Stripe will have a role in the business, multiple industry sources tell</b> …

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

Alfa Romeo

Apartment in Saint-Tropez, France

Apartment D2 in Saint-Tropez by French architect Vincent Coste.<p>The old fisherman’s house in the heart of Saint Tropez, France has been thoroughly …

France

Engineer 3-D Prints An Adorable Dog Wheelchair For A Two-Legged Puppy

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE<p>An adorable two-legged Chihuahua puppy in Indianapolis recently got a new set of wheels from a stranger with a 3-D printer. TurboRoo, who was born without his front legs, was too young and small to be fitted for a normal dog cart, so a mechanical engineer designed him …

Corning: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast Company5 Ways Big Business Weathers the Economic StormCisco, Corning, IBM, Intel, and Schwab have weathered worse economic storms. Here are five strategies they’re using to come out of this one even stronger.<p>advertisement<p>advertisement<p>Fast CompanyCorning’s Rings of Defense: A Survival Strategy …

Sproxil: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

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A Smart Motorcycle Helmet Smashes Through Its Indiegogo Goal

Why should cars have all the fun? Motorcycles don’t have the real estate for infotainment systems, GPS navigation, or cameras, but a new helmet promises to give bikers these high-tech features.<p>Skully AR-1 incorporates a heads-up display, high-speed microprocessor, wide-angle rear-view camera, …

Are These Baby-Shaped Pears Creepy Or Adorable?

Have you ever been eating a pear and thought it could be improved by being shaped like a fat, sleeping baby? Well, if so, you’re in luck: Suzhou, China-based company Fruit Mould makes plastic baby-shaped molds that it fits around budding pears, so that once big and ripe, the fruits resemble little …

Articles about how make your tiny yard feel spacious on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.<p>Creating a space worthy of an Instagram is one thing …

San Francisco

3D-print with Nutella: Paste extruder takes on Play-Doh, icing

Go beyond plastics with the Discov3ry Extruder, a paste extruder on Kickstarter that turns a regular 3D printer into a Nutella printer.<p>Technology may soon turn us all into badass cake-decorating pros. The first step is to already own a 3D printer. The next step is to check out the Discov3ry …

3D Printing

Life-Share in Real Time

Introducing… Lightbox- the smallest, live-streaming, wearable camera… ever! Instead of manually taking photos with your phone or hand-held cam, …