Karan Patel

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How 2 Entrepreneurs Saw Amazing Success in Just 2 Months

I recently connected with the founders of WUDN, Chad Keller and Phil Laboon, and it was obvious that we all shared that energy for entrepreneurship.<p>You've probably already heard that 90 percent of startups fail. Fortunately for a lot of entrepreneurs I know, that high risk of failure is more …

Entrepreneurship

More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or …

Samsung makes critical decision on Galaxy Note7 due to reports of explosions

That sexy new Galaxy Note 7 you stood in line for will have to go back to Samsung, unfortunately, amid reports of devices catching fire while …

14 of the craziest hotel pools around the world

We teamed up with Hotels.com to find some of the most impressive hotel pools around the world.<p>From a tunnel surrounded by sharks in Dubai to an underground cave pool in Utah, here are the pools you should have on your travel bucket list.

When airlines play on passengers’ intelligence

A few years ago, I was flying from Heathrow, London, to Accra on board British Airways after a short visit to Britain. While on the tarmac awaiting …

The world's 10 most overcrowded islands

1. Santa Cruz del Isolte, Colombia<p><b>Area:</b> 0.012 square km<p><b>Population:</b> 1,247<p><b>Density:</b> 103,917 per square km<p>This 2.4 acre island off the coast of Colombia is home to a staggering 1,247 people, making it around four times more densely populated than Manhattan.<p>The first permanent residents, attracted by a …

Hong Kong

Justin Bieber’s Porn Proposition: Does the Pop Star and Calvin Klein Model Have What It Takes?

The 20-year-old hell-raising pop prince has been offered $2 million to feature in a porn. In light of the offer, we surveyed the porn world to see if …

10 Most Hell-to-the-Yes Moments in Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’

There’s an excellent reason “Directed by Angela Bassett” is plastered all over the ads for Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic — entitled, simply,</i> …

Music

The 20 Most Famous Students In College This Semester

And for the most famous students, a new semester brings more than just schoolwork as they balance Olympic training, political careers, and TV show filming.<p>Here's what celebrities and famous offspring are up to this semester, both inside the classroom and out.<p><i>Melia Robinson, Melissa Stanger, and</i> …

40 Young People Who Became Millionaires Before They Were 20

It is often awe-inspiring to think about how early some of the world's most famous entrepreneurs got their start. Many of them simply had a fantastic idea and then just worked their butts off to make it reality.<p>We all know that some entrepreneurs get rich quick, but still others do it even while …

Entrepreneurship

Alibaba now worth more than Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

Amazon, Facebook,<p>IBM, Intel. As of midday on Friday, Alibaba is now worth more than all of them.<p>On its first day as a publicly traded company on the …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus drop and drown test results are in

As of this writing, millions of people are likely already fretting over their new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, picking out all manner of clunky cases to protect their new investment. But at least a handful of folks out there are torturing Apple's latest and greatest instead.<p>After much waiting, …

iPhone

China's Latest Food Scandal: Fox-Tainted Donkey Meat

Walmart has yanked the compromised meat, a venerated dish in parts of the country.<p>As if a nasty bribery scandal in Mexico was not enough to deal with, Walmart is now embroiled in a fox-meat scandal in China. Over the holidays, I watched <i>Fantastic Mr. Fox</i>, and now just can’t help but imagine Walmart …

9 Beers People Stopped Drinking - Food Feeder

The Problems with the White House's Brew

<b>The Internet collectively flipped out</b> when it learned President Obama was homebrewing his own beer. <i>The New York Times</i> actually dubbed it "the most famous home-brewing experiment in history." One top beer sommelier went so far as to compare Obama's ales to those the Founding Fathers might have …

What's New in Beer at the Great American Beer Fest

<b>I could hear the horror</b> in my mother's voice when I told her I drank 49 beers the previous night. "How is that possible?" she gasped. "Are you all right?" She calmed down when I explained that they were 1-ounce pours, so that's only, like, four beers. Still, after four days at the 31st annual Great …

The Experimental Drink: Bull-Ball Beer

<b>Making a beer out of bull testicles</b> sounds like an April Fools' joke, no? It was to Denver's Wynkoop Brewing Co. this year, when they announced a new beer made of the stuff on April 1. But then it wasn't. They're actually brewing and selling the beer, the <i>Denver Post</i> reports. At seven percent …

Volvo's pedestrian airbags may already be on their way out

As proof of just how quickly automotive technology can advance, just check out the Volvo V40. Developed with an external airbag aimed at better protecting pedestrians in the event of a collision, this innovative safety device could be phased out soon in place of more advanced active safety …

Mother Documents Her 9-Month Journey with Child Through Selfies

Photographer Sophie Starzenski does a unique twist with a selfie, and documents her journey into nine months of being with child. Just in case you …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

6 Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

Yesterday, Zaha Hadid released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup Stadium. Everyone freaked out because it looks like a vagina. What other architects have defied the phallic building norm?<p>Zaha Hadid sent shockwaves over the Internet yesterday when she released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup …

Architecture

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Scuba Diving

Test Drive: 2014 Cadillac ELR

"I don't want people to buy our cars simply because they're made in America. I want them to buy them because they're the best." -Bob Boniface, Director of Exterior Design<p>Based on the 2009 Converj concept car, Cadillac's new electric ELR is finally hitting showrooms, with deliveries starting in …