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What It's Like Raising Money As A Woman In Silicon Valley

<i>Editor’s note: We don’t publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like</i> …

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

E.T. Moon Scene Shown at 500 percent.

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London kicks off free bus WiFi trial on two routes

It's safe to say Transport for London (TfL) is pushing hard to equip London's bus and train networks with their fair share of tech. Not long after it announced the launch date for contactless payments on the Tube, it's just confirmed that two of the city's Routemasters are now offering free WiFi to …

Lamborghini dispatches Huracán Polizia

After the Dubai Police, there is perhaps no law-enforcement agency with a better-stocked garage than Italy's Polizia di Stato. And on 22 May in Rome, the long arm of the law got a little longer, thanks to Lamborghini.<p>In a ceremony attended by Lambo CEO Stephan Winkelmann and Italian State Police …

Golden state: Ferrari California T strikes it rich

For commuters in workaday Hondas and Chevys, calling a $198,000 sports car a fair deal might earn you a soaking at the water cooler.<p>But galloping through sun-kissed Tuscan hills in the Ferrari California T convertible, that’s exactly what comes to mind. A thoughtful redesign has turned this most …

Alfa Romeo's power chord

Apropos of the 104th anniversary of Alfa Romeo’s founding on 24 June, UK-based Harrison Custom Guitar Works has created a limited-edition electric guitar inspired by the Italian maker of sporting cars.<p>The well-named “Alfa Romeo” is a labour of love for company founder Guy Harrison, himself an Alfa …

Alfa Romeo

Look rich, spend little

Some have money and look the part. Others, like billionaire US investor Warren Buffett, choose not to flaunt their wealth. The so-called Oracle of Omaha’s 2006 Cadillac DTS is worth a whopping $10,000.<p>But plenty of used cars don't require the selling of internal organs to afford, while commanding a …

Augmented reality hits the road

Jaguar is developing a ‘virtual windscreen concept'. In short, it is an excellent thing that allows you to pretend you are actually in Gran Turismo.<p>Sure, Jaguar highlights the practical, road-going aspects of this ‘virtual windscreen': high quality virtual imagery displaying hazard, speed and …

Augmented Reality

Porsche designs a high-rise

For affluent urbanites who suffer bouts of nighttime car-separation anxiety, relief is at hand.<p>The Porsche Design Tower under construction near Miami, Florida, features a virtuosic parking system that whisks vehicles up to sky garages adjacent to handsome floor plans. This thrill ride for …

Jive bike is a folding ride for chic geeks

Despite recent strides worldwide, attempts to make cycling to work more attractive to commuters has been a Sisyphean task, much like convincing Americans to pay attention to football between World Cups.<p>Enter the sleek Jive bike from London-based Jam Vehicles. The electric-assisted folding bicycle …

Commuting

The $200 Batmobile: Some assembly required

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the debut of one of its biggest names, DC Comics declared 23 July to be “Batman Day” – and a certain Danish brickmaker was at the ready.<p>Meet Lego’s latest, and most menacing, take on the Tumbler, the Caped Crusader’s ride from director Christopher Nolan’s Dark …

Lego

The Grovemade Desk Collection

<i>Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.</i> – Alan Alexander Milne<p>There are three daily habits …

Loop: A Simple + Small Wall Hook That Holds Anything

Loop’s simple design might only be made up of a thin sheet of metal or polypropylene, a wooden body, and two screws, but what you can do with it is …

How to sneak into 13 hotel pools in Manhattan

It's hot. Hotels have rooftop pools. And it doesn't take a rocket scientist to put two and two together. It takes... a math scientist, who will tell …

Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface

Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but efficiency has been a problem; researchers were happy to get one percent just a couple of years ago. At last, though, it looks like viable paint-on power is close at hand. A team at the University of …

The Tower of London Pours 888,246 Poppies From A Window To Honor WWI Dead

August 5 will mark exactly 100 years since the first day of Britain’s entry into the war. On that day, an installation will open at the Tower of …

London

The Average American Man Is Too Big For His Britches

When my colleague Viet Le started writing about his struggle to find clothing that fits him as an "extra-small" man in a world that idolizes "big and tall," I was intrigued — and a bit confused.<p>Viet has never struck me as an especially small guy. At 5 feet 6 inches tall and 128 pounds, is he really …

These Mice Excel At Assembling The Ideal Sperm Swim Teams

In humans, it’s every sperm for itself: sperm cells race to reach an egg and the first one there gets to fertilise it. But in many other animals, sperm can clump together to form cooperative bundles that outswim any solo cells.<p>Take the deer mouse. The sperm of this common North American rodent have …

Q&A: Scientist Studied His Poop for a Year to Learn About Gut Bugs

Gut microbes may be key to human health, but tracking them proves a tough task.<p>Where would we be without our gut bugs? These bacteria help us do everything from digesting food to recovering from disease, but scientists are still learning exactly what gut bugs do, and even how to study them.<p>In the …

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been</i> …

The World's 10 Most Extreme Eats: How Many Can You Stomach?

From belly-busting portions to deadly dishes and creatures you didn't think it was possible to fry, Cheapflights.com's list of 10 unbelievable, extreme foods will test your appetite.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The world's 10 most extreme eats: How many can you stomach?<p>Follow Cheapflights on Twitter: …

Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

Radar Will Scan NYC Park For A Buried Luxury Bomb Shelter From 1964

We want to believe.<p>Is the Underground Home still underground? The New York City Parks Department doesn't think so, but others do. The home, built as an exhibit for the 1964-1965 World's Fair held in New York, has ardent fans who think it's still buried underneath the city's Flushing Meadows-Corona …