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What Questions to Ask When Creating Charts

The process of creating a data visualisation can be messy: Finding data sources, sketching out a chart form, figuring out how to download data, …

You've Been Pitching Yourself Wrong This Entire Time -- Here's How You Should Be Doing It

Ryan Foland plans to eliminate the elevator pitch. Why would the managing partner at Influence Tree and one of Entrepreneur’s top branding experts take aim at such a staple of the business world? Founders and entrepreneurs can spend months, if not years, crafting the perfect elevator pitch. Why …

Angel Investors

Stretchy ‘Band-aid’ tracks stroke recovery in real time

A stretchable wearable sensor designed to be worn on the throat can help monitor and treat stroke patients.<p>The sensor adds to the portfolio of …

Medical Technology

Human genome’s frontier may hold keys to new drugs

The development of new drugs currently focuses on just 60 percent of potential drug targets, a new study indicates.<p>The study, which builds on …

Clinical Trials

The Pitfalls And Pioneers Of Transhumanism

Remember <i>Gattaca</i>? The superb film describes the contrasting fates of two brothers, one of whom was genetically optimized at birth. A few years later, …

Skin Patch Mines Sweat for Performance-Enhancing Data

The device measures electrolytes and hydration and could someday replace blood samples at the doctor's office.<p>Next time you're finishing a workout, …

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar . The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others …

Animation

The Benefits of Box Squats

Everyone loves squatting. Out of the myriad of fitness movements that are reflected in everyday life, the squat is far and away the most commonly …

Workouts

Yelp Buys Seamless Competitor Eat24 for $134 Million

Competition for online takeout orders is heating up with Yelp’s purchase of Eat24 for $134 million.<p>GrubHub Inc., the leader in the competitive online …

Yelp

How To Translate Your Wearable Fitness Data Into Food Aid Donations

Now, not all New Year’s resolutions have to be about only you.<p>New Year’s resolutions usually only last the amount of time it takes for instant gratification to wrestle long-term goals out of the human conscience, or, four days. But if weight loss is one of the items on your 2014 list, a new …

Google Also Rumored To Be Working On A Watch

Smartwatches may seem a bit boutique, with small companies like Pebble dominating the scene. It’s easy to forget that a big name like Sony is also playing the game. But with rumors that Apple and Samsung are poised to release their own wrist-borne computers, the smartwatch scene may be ready to …

Smartwatches