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How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

Personal Finance

Netflix is making sure customers know whom to blame for slow, grainy video

When online video stutters, buffers, or won’t play altogether, people get irritated—and Netflix has started encouraging its customers to blame their internet service providers for the substandard performance.<p>The screenshot above was captured by Yuri Victor, a designer at Vox Media, as he tried to …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

ROLI’s Radical Musical Keyboard Attracts A $12.8m Series A Round

The Seaboard GRAND, is a completely new type of keyboard musical instrument. It has soft rubber keys which can bend and shape a tune, the way you can bend the strings on a guitar. It’s a genuinely radical departure from normal keyboards. Check out the video below to see what I mean.<p>That’s all …

Philadelphia Students Build A Crime-Routing App To Make Their Walk To School Safer

The Academy at Palumbo is a public magnet school that draws kids from largely poor neighborhoods. When faced with preying muggers on their walk to school, they did something about it.<p>High school algebra teacher Susan Lee remembers the time a mugger stalked and attacked a female teacher on her way …

Control Your Air Conditioning System via Smartphone: tado° Cooling [Video]

Do you remember the Tado° iPhone controllable thermostat we published on Freshome a while back? The idea was taken further with <b>tado° Cooling</b> …

Spacious Apartment Gets A Sustainable And Luxurious Update

An apartment like this one, with a total surface of 114 square meters, offers lots of possibilities in terms of interior décor and layout. It’s …

Interior Design

Take the tour of a home in a converted Victorian tram depot: Jose & Oliver's Lofty Living in London --> http://apttherapy.com/TmdMy9 When searching for a home, they found a "very unappealing" advert for a space that looked dark and dingy — but they were intrigued...

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Amazon’s HBO coup is a big setback for Netflix

Amazon has pulled off a significant coup in the TV streaming wars, announcing this morning that it had struck a deal to stream older HBO shows on its Prime Instant Video platform. The immediate reaction in markets has been in shares of Netflix, which have sunk by about 3.5% in the early …

Game of Thrones

5 Links to Read Before Heading to the Farmers Market

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Help protect the planet -- one trip to the farmers market at a time.</i><p>In honor of Earth Day, we're paying homage to the farmers market, which celebrates …

California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students

BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, part of an education reform plan released Tuesday that would also model public schools after charter schools.<p>California …

This Web App Knows All Of Your Facebook Secrets

Photo: Courtesy of Digital Shadow.<p>Wanna know how much of your online dirt is available to the public? As part of the marketing campaign for its …

Why Apple has stopped growing

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer predicted in January that Apple will generate the same amount of revenue this past quarter—the company releases its financials today—as it did a year ago. Analysts agree with him. Apple generated more revenue than ever in the the first fiscal quarter of 2014, which …

Tablets

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Los Angeles wants to become the largest city with free Wi-Fi

Flickr – djandywdotcom<p>Time Warner Cable has had a tense relationship with the city of Los Angeles and its residents for several years now if not longer.<p>On February 14, 2011, the Lakers and Time Warner Cable signed a $3 billion, 20-year cable television agreement, which took effect in Fall 2012 but …

Israeli Hacker Reportedly Exposes 'Anonymous' Members Behind #OpIsrael Cyberattack

Posting on the Israeli Elite Force Facebook page, "Buddhax" linked to a Dropbox document with names, IP addresses, locations, and photos — many of which apparently came right off the 'Anonymous' members' personal webcams.<p>"Im sure Anonymous 'hackers' will think twice next time before they trying …

Saudi Arabia

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined Facebook

Last month's news that Facebook bought startup Oculus VR for $2 billion spurred many loud and often furious reactions from gamers and especially those who participated in the project's initial Kickstarter. If you're among those wondering what's next for Oculus and haven't been convinced by the …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Updated: Micro $299 3D Printer Passes $2M On Kickstarter In 3 Days

<b>Update:</b> The consumer-focused, low-cost Micro 3D printer that’s currently raising money on Kickstarter to get its prototype to market, has pushed passed the $2 million mark in pledged crowdfunds — just three days after the campaign kicked off.<p>At the time of writing, the Micro is pushing north of …

Ember Modular Urban Backpack

This backpack from Ember means business. It’s a 20-liter pack and modular system meant for commute and travel. Add the weather-proof exterior gear …

Renault Concept Car Packs a Flying Drone in Its Roof

Renault's new concept car, the Kwid, is chock-full of futuristic ideas, including a flying quadrocopter drone that would launch from the car's …