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How to Make a Torch Like Indiana Jones: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Whether navigating the woods in a survival situation or hunting for treasure deep in the tunnels of an ancient temple, knowing how to make a torch …

How Baseball Owners Made Their Fortunes

Baseball season is finally here, so let's take a look at the people profiting from $16 stadium beers.<p>Arizona Diamondbacks: Ken Kendrick</b> …

Real Estate

Unemployed? How to use your time

If you’ve lost your job, taken a severance or redundancy package or ventured into the great unknown of time off between jobs, the first few weeks of unemployment can be both frightening and freeing.<p>The fears — about finances and finding the next job — can often give way to a temporary sigh of …

Hobby Lobby Invested In Numerous Abortion And Contraception Products While Claiming Religious Objection

In what just may be the most stunning example of hypocrisy in my lifetime, Mother Jones has uncovered numerous investments on the part of Hobby Lobby’s retirement fund in a wide variety of companies producing abortion and contraception related products.<p>Hobby Lobby is currently seeking relief from …

Inside the fight against high-frequency finance

In June 2007, Brad Katsuyama noticed a problem on Wall Street. Working as an equity trader for the Royal Bank of Canada, he started to see markets drying up as soon as he placed an order, almost as if someone was beating him to the punch. Michael Lewis' new book <i>Flash Boys</i> (excerpted in <i>The New York</i> …

5 Things Every Beginning Android App Developer Should Know

<i>Gil Dudkiewicz is the CEO of StartApp, a mobile advertising platform.</i><p>The world has entered a mobile age, and the app industry is booming as a result. Worth $53 billion in 2012, the global app economy is expected to grow to $143 billion by 2016. Everyone wants a piece of the digital pie, but few …

Want money? Investor legend John Doerr names his top 3 verticals

SAN FRANCISCO — When one of the biggest names in venture capital says, “The largest new opportunities in technologies are in … ,” you listen.<p>John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins fame took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt to talk about his top three picks for verticals ripe for innovation.<p>They are, in …

Handshake raises $8M to make wholesale more like e-commerce

With $8 million in the bank from Emergence Capital, New York-based Handshake is expanding beyond its original focus — mobile order management for sales reps — to make wholesale buying and selling feel more like shopping online.<p>According to Handshake chief executive Glen Coates, the buying and …

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

OKCupid asks users to boycott Firefox because of CEO's gay rights stance

Anyone accessing the popular dating site OKCupid with Firefox today is in for a surprise. Instead of the homepage, OKCupid.com is serving Firefox users with a message calling out Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich for his support of California's Proposition 8, highlighted by a $1000 donation made in 2008. …

New report examines MIT and JSTOR’s roles in the Aaron Swartz prosecution

New details have emerged about the events leading up to Aaron Swartz’s prosecution for downloading massive amounts of content from an online academic …

Why You Should Work A Tough Job, Even When You’re Old

Can your job condition your brain to stay active into old age? A new study from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor suggests that it might.<p>The study took place over a long period of time, from 1992 to 2010, and involved 4,182 subjects. Those subjects worked in all kinds of jobs, from all kinds …

The wild one: Top Gear drives SLS AMG GT Final Edition

What’s this? A sad farewell, that’s what.<p>This is the last-ever version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, dubbed the “GT Final Edition”. And it's only available in a limited run of 350 models. In fact we should have labelled this a “last drive”.<p><b>What! They're killing off the SLS?</b><p>Yep. As we told you late …

Audi's R18 e-tron Quattro takes to the streets

The 24 Hours of Le Mans isn't 'til June 14, but Audi's decided to start waving its gentleman vegetables already by driving its new R18 e-tron Quattro prototype through the eponymous town. On public roads...<p>Factory driver Tom Kristensen piloted Audi's LMP1 contender and his on-street saunter lasted …

Jaguar-derived coupe evokes Aston Martin DB5

Upstart British carmaker David Brown Automotive has revealed the Speedback GT, an homage to the classic Aston Martin DB5. This company has no technical or familial ties to Sir David Brown, who purchased and saved Aston Martin over half a century ago, but the Speedback clearly aims to evoke the …

5 Tricks In Google Calendar To Help You Keep Track Of Everything

Google Calendar is emerging as the best option for individuals and businesses alike to stay on track.<p>And there are a ton of neat tricks buried inside to make things even easier to navigate. Here are five of them to get you on your way to being a power user.

Google Calendar

Yale’s ex-president isn’t worried that most of the people who take online courses drop out

Depending on who you ask, massive open online courses are either the future of education or chronically overhyped. Coursera, the largest provider of courses from Universities, got a big boost in image when it announced that Yale’s former president, Rick Levin, would take over as the company’s …

Higher Education

5 Ways To Get Job Recruiters To Come To You

It's easy to be overlooked as a job seeker.<p>When you apply for a role advertised by a company, you're probably competing against dozens, if not more, for the position. On top of that, you're likely submitting your applications through online filtering systems, where they often get lost in the resume …

Employment

Whistleblowing Ex-CEO Of Olympus Describes The Vicious Meeting When He Was Fired And Told To Leave Japan

<i>Months after becoming Olympus's first non-Japanese president and then CEO in 2011, British executive Michael Woodford called for an investigation into allegations that the tech company had covered up losses dating back to the 1990s. Chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa and other board members opposed him and</i> …

Keynesian Economics

Tesla Model S: Now the No. 1 car of the (West Coast) wealthy

You know what a Porsche says about you? It says you don't care.<p>You know what a Mercedes says about you? It says you believe that if the world ran out of gazelles, it would be just fine.<p>What drives me to such draconian extrapolations? A piece of fascinating analysis performed by Edmunds.com.<p>It …

Make Money By Buying, and Then Renting, a Tesla Model S

Last month, San Francisco-based Bruno Bowden raked in $4,700 in revenue by offering his six-figure Tesla Model S on Getaround, the peer-to-peer …

Tesla

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 …

New Jersey Bans Tesla to Ensure Buying a Car Will Always Suck

New Jersey is banning Tesla.<p>No, you won't get pulled over for driving your Model S on the Turnpike. But if rules passed yesterday by New Jersey …

PayPal’s secret weapon: A Silicon Valley success story you’ve never heard of

Stan Chudnovsky might have a classic Silicon Valley story, but he’s anything but a typical tech exec.<p>Chudnovsky landed at San Francisco International from his home in Moscow in 1994 with $20 in his pocket.<p>Twenty years later, the affable and intensely intelligent Russian emigre finds himself …

Candy Crush Maker Shares Plunge in Debut

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- <b>King Digital Entertainment</b> (KING), maker of the popular <i>Candy Crush Saga</i> game, saw its shares slump during the firm's first day …

'Candy Crush' Developer King Raises $500 Million at IPO

King, maker of the breakout mobile game <i>Candy Crush</i>, raised just less than $500 million in its IPO, the company announced in a filing released after …