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Trail Blazers Only Sent Team Psychologist to Visit Zach Collins at NBA Combine

Gonzaga center Zach Collins had a unique experience at the NBA combine during his visit with the Portland Trail Blazers, as the team only sent its team psychologist to the meeting.<p>"It was kind of funny because Portland actually just sent out their team psychologist, and no one else from the staff …

Otterbox made a rugged food cooler for more durable picnics

I've never owned an Otterbox case, but I respect them. It's the sort of phone case that implies, "I might be in danger soon, or at least covered in mud, and I plan to survive and thrive in that environment." None of this really applies to me in any way. So you can imagine the combination of respect …

A Snapchat patent application would map the world in an augmented reality database

A Snapchat patent application shows off one idea for displaying smoother augmented reality images while using less processing power: build a giant image database, detect where a user is looking, and insert digital objects that you’ve pre-placed to look good. The application, published yesterday but …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Jeff Gundlach just painted an ugly picture for US stock pickers

He was speaking at the Sohn Investment conference, and he told attendees to go long the iShares Emerging Markets ETF and short the S&P 500.<p>He argued the outperformance of passive investors in the S&P 500 and the underperformance of emerging markets are both cyclical — and both of those cycles are …

Airtight prefab House in the Woods pops up in just ten days

Airtightness, minimal site disturbance, and speedy construction are just a few benefits of the striking House in the Woods. Designed by London-based …

Prefab Homes

These mice went from couch potatoes to marathon runners with an exercise drug

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Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

The Stories Of 6 Garage Transformations That Inspire Us

Why give up a garage when you can park your car in there, right? Well, not everyone has the same priorities and there are plenty of reasons why …

Man Caves

You Can Buy This Piece of The Berlin Wall Signed By President Reagan

Christie’s is hosting an auction of President Ronald Reagan’s personal items later this month online from September 19-28th. And there are some …

Wayfair Will Support Apple Pay in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac at Launch

Wayfair today became one of the first major retailers to announce forthcoming support for Apple Pay on the web for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. On iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, customers will be able to purchase items from the e-commerce website's catalog of more than 7 million furniture and home décor …

Diving Into the Andreessen Horowitz Disclosure Debate

I spent a decent portion of yesterday on Twitter, discussing venture capital fund performance, in the wake of a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article that …

Verizon Is Teaming With Qualcomm to Push Smart Devices

Verizon Communications got a boost for its software platform for connected smart devices, announcing a new partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm.<p>The …

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U.S. Tax Code May Allow Dramatic Retaliation In E.U. Apple Case

(Reuters) – U.S. tax law gives the Obama administration power to double tax rates for European companies should it choose to dramatically escalate a …

Some of the people investing the CIA's money in startups are under scrutiny

Nearly half of the 11 trustees for In-Q-Tel are connected to companies the Virginia-based firm has invested in, according to an investigation by The Wall Street Journal, raising serious questions of a conflict of interest among the people who are in charge of investing more than $100 million a year …

Japan Pledges $30 Billion for Africa Over Next Three Years

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for …

Move over GPS. Three plebeian words can now define your location

Billions more people could finally get home deliveries if the world adopts What3Words' clever address system Read more

Apple buys Gliimpse, a startup aiming to create universal electronic health records

<i>Fast Company</i> reports that Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a health startup whose stated aim is to allow any American to pull together a comprehensive picture of their health, which they would be free to share with medical professionals as desired.<p>Our vision is personalized and shareable medical …

Xiaomi Eyes U.S. Following Microsoft Alliance

Following several recent false starts, fading Chinese smartphone sensation Xiaomi is saying it’s aiming to enter the tough U.S. market soon. We’ve heard similar talk before, and at one time such a move would have been quite exciting and controversial when some were comparing Xiaomi to a China’s …

11 states where $1 goes the farthest

A dollar isn’t always a dollar, as a recent report makes clear. Sometimes it’s $1.15. Other times it’s less than 85 cents, and it all boils down to where you live.<p>That’s the finding of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which published in July its report for 2014 prices for household consumption …

Tarrytown Residence by Sanders Architecture

97 Shares<p>Comments<p>This beautiful vintage house was originally built way back in 1960’s. It’s located in Austin, Texas and it was firstly planned to be …

One chart that is sure to give Wall Street nightmares

Hang around financial markets these days and you're unlikely to go too long before hearing the phrase "passive investing."<p>And no trend has reshaped the investing world over the last couple of decades quite like the preference to park money in passive rather than active funds. A recent report from …

The Federal Reserve Is Reportedly Investigating Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

The Federal Reserve is reportedly looking into whether Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway(brk-a) violated rules regarding how much a bank can extend …

HoloVit wants to let you watch and create holograms in your home

But doesn't say exactly how it will do that<p>Remember that time CNN made Wolf Blitzer talk to a hologram of Jessica Yellin which made America ask the question, why would we ever need holograms? No? Blocked it out? Well lucky for you, a company called HoloVit wants to reinvigorate that nightmare give …

Augmented Reality

Steve Cohen bets $250 million on firm that uses algorithms

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen is committing $250 million to a Boston-based investment firm that lets scientists, developers and students submit computerized investment models and then picks the most promising ones to manage the money.<p>Quantopian, a hedge fund that makes …

If you bought stocks only at the 3 latest market tops, you'd still be up 26%

Here's the thing about stocks: They usually go up.<p>As a bet on the future profits of America's biggest businesses, and in turn a broad reflection of prospects for the US economy, the S&P 500 tends to go up over time just as the US economy tends to get bigger.<p>This doesn't mean, however, that progress …

China's LeEco bets $2 billion on global potential of Irvine TV maker Vizio

As television maker Vizio Inc. prepared to go public late last year, fears about the Chinese economy turned the stock market sour.<p>Vizio halted its plan — but the temporary pause gave the Chinese technology company LeEco time to make a pitch to the Irvine firm.<p>Discussions stretching over six months …