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How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Startups

This Is Why Shares of Apple Are Rising

The reveal of the Apple SE may have been underwhelming, but don’t underestimate the average Apple buyer: they are wealthy, loyal, and big spenders, …

Credit Suisse

Even at China’s periphery, economic confidence is dwindling

Haze blurs the view from the deck that wraps around the 13th-floor headquarters of An Da Trading Co. A sandstorm has dimmed the sun, adding to the dusty frontier feeling in China's distant Xinjiang region, a place closer to Kabul than Beijing.<p>Surrounded by fields that grow cotton, tomatoes and …

STOCKS TUMBLE, OIL SINKS: Here's what you need to know

First, the scoreboard:<p>Dow: 16,431.8, -188.9, (-1.1%)<br>• S&P 500: 1,921.3, -24.2, (-1.3%)<br>• Nasdaq: 4,503.6, -67, (-1.5%)<br>• WTI crude oil: $31.90, -4.4%<p>US Economy<p>It was a busy morning for the US economy as we got housing data, consumer confidence data, and macro commentary from big housing-related companies …

Markets

The Competition to Build a Pod for the Hyperloop Kicks Off Today

The vacuum sealed tube transportation of the future needs a pod for people to ride in.<p>Engineers are continuing to inch closer to a functioning Hyperloop test track. Earlier this month, we caught a glimpse of the tubes that Hyperloop Technologies is assembling into a test track in Nevada. Today, the …

The imminent death of the Cavendish banana and why it affects us all

<b>Buy a banana and it will almost certainly be descended from one plant grown at an English stately home. But now we face losing one of the world's most-loved fruits.</b><p>Sitting in picture-perfect Peak District grounds, Chatsworth House seems an unlikely birthplace for today's global banana industry.<p>But …

Forestry

Reformation Tour of Germany - Globus® Religious Tours

Berlin<p>Crowne Plaza Berlin - Potsdamer Platz<p>Superior First-Class<p>Hallesche Strasse 10<br>Berlin, Germany<p>Free Wifi<p>A 256 room hotel occuping a former post …

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Where Christ Is Present Book Trailer

2020 Passion Play Oberammergau, Germany ~ The Passion of Christ

Contact LutherTours 1.866.777.1517 or info@LUTHERTOURS.com to join a tour or to speak with a Passion Play specialist to plan your custom-designed …

Luthertours.com

500th Anniversary of the Reformation

NC SC 500th Anniversary Kickoff

2017: Catholics and Protestants to commemorate Reformation Anniversary

R500 Conference on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Rick Steves on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

World's Greenest Extreme Gaming PCs Are Not So Green

The computer gaming business is big and getting bigger fast. In 2013, the computer gaming market was estimated to be worth about $100 billion globally.<p>Unlike the popular gaming consoles made by Microsoft (Xbox) and Sony (PlayStation), which have been heavily criticized in recent years for wasting …

PC Magazine

How to Create To-Do Lists in Notes

The improvements to the Notes app are some of the most helpful upgrades for iOS 9. Now you can add links, include sketches, and create checkable to-do lists. Whether you want to set yourself weekly goals or you want a grocery list you won’t forget at home, it’s easy and ever so efficient.<p>To create …

Butter Cookies

Eye Shapes Of The Animal World Hint At Differences In Our Lifestyles

Take a close look at a house cat's eyes and you'll see pupils that look like vertical slits. But a tiger has round pupils — like humans do. And the eyes of other animals, like goats and horses, have slits that are horizontal.<p>Scientists have now done the first comprehensive study of these three …

Zoology

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.<p>Évora, Portugal<p>André Gonçalves grew up in …

European Travel

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Gets Its First Funded Startup

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop may have seemed like a crazy idea pulled out of a science fiction novel when first introduced, but every day it seems closer to reality.<p>A group called Hyperloop Technologies has stepped up as the first funded Hyperloop startup, armed with an $8.5 million pool of money and …

Innovations and developments in 3D Printers

<i>By: Todd Grimm, President of T. A. Grimm & Associates, Inc.</i><p>It is the eve of EuroMold 2013, which means that many new 3D printing product …

The Best Cooking Tricks We've Picked Up Over the Years

From the proper way to clean a cast-iron pan to a life-changing pasta trick, here are the best cooking tips and tools we've learned to use over the years<p>People don't just wake up one day and know how to cook. Like any other skill, cooking is a learning process. Whether it's cooking your way through …

Cooking

From runway to orbit and back

EVERY decade or so, enthusiasts dream up plans for yet another spaceplane—a craft that can take off from a runway like an aeroplane, fly up into …

3-D Printed Finished Goods Are No Joke

There’s more money to be made in manufacturing than prototyping.<p>Additive manufacturing authority Wohlers Associates has come out with a note saying …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …