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Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

UPDATE: Paula Deen Lawsuit “Never Been About N-Word” Says Discrimination Plaintiff

<b>UPDATE TUESDAY 1:35 PM:</b> The woman whose lawsuit shattered Paula Deen’s media mini-empire today tells CNN that her case was never about the chef’s use …

Corning Willow Glass used to make flexible solar power roofing shingles, could lower the cost of solar power significantly - ExtremeTech

By on July 3, 2013 at 8:25 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The US government’s National …

The Strange Scientific Connection Between Coffee Shops And Creativity

Researchers have found that the level of noise that matches the bustle of a coffeeshop–around 70 decibels–spurs more creative performance than the quiet of 50 decibels or the distracting blender volume of 85 decibels.<p>Something strangely productive happened in 17th-century England: The meeting spot …

Creativity

Researchers create super-efficient, long-lasting battery from wood - ExtremeTech

By on June 20, 2013 at 12:33 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Batteries usually contain harsh …

Clean Energy

Hollywood and Silicon Valley face off on movie piracy - ExtremeTech

By on June 21, 2013 at 9:03 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week a panel on movie piracy …

Silicon Valley

ET deals: 27-inch IPS monitor, Haswell laptop, more - ExtremeTech

By on June 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Let’s start off with a gorgeous HP …

New magnetic film could make storage technology 10,000 times more efficient - ExtremeTech

By on June 19, 2013 at 7:32 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Magnets, how do they work? …

Mobile Devices

Memristor biocomputers could be made using slime molds - ExtremeTech

By on June 19, 2013 at 9:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Research on memristors has become …

Atoms

The first-ever 3D-printed battery is less than 1mm wide - ExtremeTech

By on June 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>ExtremeTech readers know by now …

“Greed Trumps Race”: How To Be A Successful (African) American in Silicon Valley

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dr. Paul Judge is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He is chief research officer at Barracuda Networks, co-founder and Chairman of Pindrop and Limitless Smart Shot, and previously led three companies to successful exits. Follow him on Twitter.</i><p>A few months ago Facebook’s initial …

The ultimate list of mobile business apps for freelance designers

Being a freelancer you’re able to work anywhere you choose, and sometimes you can’t always be tied down to your home setup – but with the help of …

Apps

Jiu Jitsu

Benefits Of Learning BJJ (part 1of3)

The Gentle Art of Choking

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - The Gentle Art

Andre Galvao Teaching the position he used to sweep Braulio Estima in 2008

How to do the North South Choke by Marcelo Garcia

China launches three spacefliers for rendezvous with orbital lab

China launched its latest manned spacecraft Tuesday on a 15-day mission to practice docking with the country's orbiting laboratory.<p>Carrying three astronauts, the Shenzhou 10 spacecraft blasted off as scheduled at 5:38 p.m. local time (5:38 a.m. ET) from a launch pad in the Gobi desert. The launch …

PlayJam Sticks It To The Video Game Giants

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin.</i><p>It’s been six months since PlayJam’s GameStick started its off-again, on-again Kickstarter campaign that netted it nearly $650,000 — well beyond its $100,000 goal. While it …

On the Internet, it pays to have a weird name

Stacy Erickson’s husband Doug likes to email her little notes during the day to let her know she’s on his mind. “Thanks again for last night,” read …

Real Estate

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

When a bullet isn't fast enough: Japan one step closer to 311 mph Maglev train

Japan’s “floating” trains of the future, designed to travel at speeds of 311mph, have undergone their first test tracks.<p>The new generation L0 Series …