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1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider (and It's Free)

This April, a top ranked global accelerator is free for founders.<p>YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can …

Startups

These are the four questions Y Combinator uses to identify the next unicorn

Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments are altogether worth an estimated $100 billion today.<p>Y Combinator accepts dozens of new …

Startups

Supreme Leader-Elect Donald Trump Has Summoned Silicon Valley Elites To His Lair

Roughly a dozen leaders of Silicon Valley, from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, will assemble at Trump Tower in New York this …

Donald Trump

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

Marketing

What San Francisco Says About America

San Francisco — AFTER more than 27 years abroad, mostly as a foreign correspondent in Asia covering civil unrest and poverty, I wander the streets of this city, my new home, like an enchanted tourist.<p>The people who share sidewalks with me must wonder why I sometimes laugh out loud. The …

50 Smartest Companies 2016

Each year we identify 50 companies that are “smart” in the way they create new opportunities. Some of this year’s stars are large companies, like …

Radical tourists have been deluded pimps for Venezuela

Lefty westerners who trawl the world for revolutions to praise are no better than sex tourists in search of ‘exotic’ thrills<p>Radical tourism is no different from sex tourism. In both the political and the coital, the inhabitants of the rich world go to the poor to find the thrills no one will give …

Venezuela

RNA-Seq methods for transcriptome analysis.

2017 Jan;8(1). doi: 10.1002/wrna.1364. Epub 2016 May 19.<p>1Bioo Scientific Inc., Austin, TX, USA.2Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and …

Biochemistry

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Economists have often said “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold” reflecting the importance of the US to the global economy. But the past 12 months suggest the world’s immune system is more sensitive to China’s sniffles than was previously thought.<p>The country’s economic slowdown and the …

The U.S. Has Been The World's Medicine Cabinet For Too Long

The world is poised to enter an unprecedented period of life sciences innovation. From curing hepatitis C to delivering life-saving treatments for cancer—which President Barack Obama has identified as a “national mission”—biomedical innovation is now where personal computer innovation was in the …

Worstall's Fallacy Spotted In The 2016 Economic Report Of The President

The 2016 Economic of the President is just out and of course people are going to be looking at one of the major themes discussed in it, inequality and childhood poverty. Sadly, there’s a logical error in what the report says about this very subject, an error which is known as Worstall’s Fallacy. I …

Maybe You Heard. The System Is Rigged.

Rigged. No word more appropriately describes the 2016 presidential election. I don't mean that the election is being fixed by ballot-box stuffing, or …

Middle-class

Zika virus may be linked to rare nerve condition

Scientists are looking into why the rise of the mosquito-borne virus seems to correspond with a spike in cases of potentially-fatal Guillain-Barré<p>Two Latin American countries are investigating whether outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus are behind a rise in a rare and sometimes …

Prepare for new 'X-Files' episodes with this trailer

New episodes of <i>The X-Files</i> are almost here. Let that sink in for a moment. The show is coming back for a special six-episode event on January 24, and now we've got the final trailer to whet your appetite. It features a bit more footage than the last trailer, and it hints at an NSA-like government …

Fight Poverty From the Radical Center

An excellent new report offers a bipartisan path forward.

15 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Business

Starting a business is exciting—and scary.<p>I’ve started more businesses than I’d care to admit. In my experience, it’s a bit like driving through a …

Small Business

Pope Francis Reverses Position On Capitalism After Seeing Wide Variety Of American Oreos

WASHINGTON—Admitting the startling discovery had compelled him to reexamine his long-held beliefs, His Holiness Pope Francis announced Tuesday that …

Organic ‘computers’ made of DNA could process data inside our bodies

We invariably imagine electronic devices to be made from silicon chips, with which computers store and process information as binary digits (zeros and ones) represented by tiny electrical charges. But it need not be this way: among the alternatives to silicon are organic mediums such as DNA.<p>DNA …

What The 22-Year-Old Oculus Founder Splurged On After Facebook Bought His Company For $2.3 Billion

This is the question that faced 22-year-old Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey earlier this year after Mark Zuckerberg tried out the Oculus Rift. Zuckerberg fell in love with the virtual reality headset, calling it "the coolest thing I've ever seen," and he and Luckey eventually struck a deal to have …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

“You Should Probably” Reminds You To Stop Wasting Your Life On The Internet

We all have our e-vices. Those sites that you catch yourself browsing with a half-focused gaze. The ones that nibble away at your time and leave you wondering what the hell you did all day, and how you ended up with page after page of purple links but not one thing scratched off your to-do list.<p>For …

Single Topic Blog of the Day: Hot Dogs or Legs?

Can you guess which ones are pictures of women’s legs and which ones are pictures of frankfurters? Hat tip goes to The Daily Dot!

Beginner

Jul 12, 2018<p>This tool allows you to figure out how fast you're going when using a run/walk plan.<p>May 8, 2018<p>Got a friend who’s ready to give running a try? Here’s how to get them off to a good start.<p>May 8, 2018<p>Know these essential guidelines first before you get out the door for a run.<p>Nov 28, 2017<p>If …

Marathons

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Two second mobile time? Google says it’s vital to success

When it comes to browsing on the Internet, the greater population has the patience of a reasonably sized gnat. While extended loading times on the …

Worms' Bright Blue Death Could Shed Light On Human Aging

Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing.<p>David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part of the team looking for answers to big questions about human aging in small, squishy little …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …