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The pull of technology, the push of entrepreneurship – using Willy Wonka as a metaphor

What tech-utopianists posit is a world where institutions that were organized during the industrial age get re-structured for the information …

Comcast Pushes VOD Reruns Into the C3 Window

In yet another move by the cable industry to measure the kind of viewing that has driven success at Netflix and Hulu, Comcast and Nielsen have joined …

Exclusive: Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld Consider a Broadway Debut

Home Celebrity Exclusive: Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld Consider a Broadway Debut<p>by - January 11, 2014 1:16 pm<p>14 23018<p>EXCLUSIVE: So what’s the …

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

Inside The Koch Empire: How The Brothers Plan To Reshape America

A man who, by FORBES’ careful measure, is one of the 50 most powerful people in the world, one of the 20 wealthiest–and one of the dozen most vilified–is perpetually in a position to reflect. But given it’s Charles Koch’s 77th birthday, the calendar demands it. Especially with the presidential …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Top 10 Marijuana Myths and Facts

There's a lot of misinformation out there about marijuana, so we're breaking down 10 of the most persistent myths about the drug – and giving you the …

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The Purity Of Angel Investing

Though I have made a few angel investments here and there over the years, it has never been my primary approach to investing in startups. I joined a …

Google Glass Just Wants to See Some Porn

Wherever new technology emerges, porn is soon to follow.<p>Google Glass banned porn this week, just a day after the gadget's first nudie app debuted. …

Redefining porn for the female gaze

One stars a couple of winged angels gone wild, another a shirtless dude mowing a lawn. There's the one about the assertive real estate agent and another promisingly titled <i>Post Apocalyptic Cowgirls</i>. These are the top-rated films on Dusk, a 24-hour Dutch television channel that airs pornography for …

Final Cut: Words to Strike from Your Resume

If you’ve applied for a job recently, you’ve probably looked over that 8½ x 11” summary of your career more times than you can count—and tweaked it just as often—in pursuit of the perfect resume.<p>But before you add another bullet point, consider this: It’s not always about what you add in—the best …

17 Counterintuitive Things The Most Successful People Do

You’re always going to get the same results, doing what everyone else does. Sometimes you have to know when to zig where others zag. These are some of the counterintuitive lessons I’ve learned and applied from the most successful folks I’ve met. <b></b><p><b>Pick Fights</b> – to test others’ resolve in their own …

How to Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success isn't usually the path of least resistance; it takes a lot of hard work to get somewhere in this world. Likewise, it isn't that easy to screw things up for yourself, either. You've really got to work at it. And some people - …

You can now build an interactive mobile app, no code required, thanks to Facebook

“Is there a better way to finish off a great year of mobile tools than by releasing another?” Facebooker James Pearce aked today on the company blog.<p>Oh ho ho, Pearce – we think not! What’s up your sleeve this time?<p>“Today we’re thrilled to be releasing Origami, a toolkit for Quartz Composer that …

The US now watches the majority of its online porn on mobile phones

Pornography has always been a pioneering industry online, pushing internet technology, business models, and usage forward more than is often acknowledged.<p>New data from video porn website Pornhub—which itself had nearly 15 billion views in 2013—suggest that the adult entertainment sector is a leader …

IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years

IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years.<p>The IBM “5 in 5” is the eighth year in a row that IBM has made predictions about technology, and this year’s prognostications are sure to get people talking. We discussed them with Bernie Meyerson, …

7 Reasons Every Startup Video Looks the Same

Did you see that latest startup's video? You know, the one with the animation and the bouncy tune?<p>Don't remember exactly? It's not your fault.<p>This …

Yahoo email rage? Some things to remember when switching primary email accounts

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>There can be many reasons behind the decision that it is time to switch email services. Perhaps you are switching internet …

Roger Waters compares Israeli government to the Nazis

Roger Waters has been an outspoken opponent of Israel’s treatment of Palestine and the Palestinian people. As a representative of the Russell …

Recommended Reading: inside a sexcam studio, the death of a content farm

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books dealing with the subject of technology that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>I spent a month living in a Romanian sexcam …

41 Moments That Made Cable News Fun To Watch In 2013

CNN had such a weird year.

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40 Signs You're A Binge Thinker

Your brain is a jerk and it tortures you for fun. Such is the life of a chronic overthinker.

25 Awesome ’80s Toys You Never Got But Can Totally Buy Today

Who says you can't put a price on your childhood?

Kleiner Perkins launches new program to develop design-driven product experiences

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Courtesy of Nest.<p>It’s become increasingly clear in recent years that web and mobile startups need great design, but …

Karl Rove Rips Ezekiel Emanuel: ‘Ain’t a Very Attractive Face’ for Obamacare Supporters

Dr. <b>Ezekiel Emanuel</b>, one of President <b>Barack Obama</b>’s health care advisors, appeared on <i>Fox News Sunday</i> over the weekend where a tense exchange broke out …

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Congress<p>PA Rep Patrick Meehan Resigns, Pledges to Pay Back $39,000 Amid Sexual Harassment Probe<p>Democrats Roar as French President Macron Declares …