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Top 3 jobs for millennials: 4-year degrees no longer required

Code it, clean it, build it.<p>The three jobs topping U.S. News and World Report's 2017 Best Jobs for Millennials are web developer, dental hygienist …

Careers

Augmented reality will transform city life

It’s understandable to feel underwhelmed by augmented reality thus far; AR won’t really become interesting and practical in a mass market way until it can do more than just place 3D objects on tables. Despite this, AR is already changing our urban lives, even if the technology’s effects aren’t …

Augmented Reality

The Ultimate Guide to Maui

Visit Hawaii’s second largest island for the best of every watersport under the sun. (Many argue Maui is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches.) …

Hawaii

The Blockchain Might Scare the Gig Economy to Death

This startup has a terrifying plan to eliminate Yelp, Facebook and tipping.<p>"Skedaddle, an 'Uber-for-buses' startup, is launching a blockchain project that aims to completely eliminate tipping," is the first sentence here, and then somehow "Users can rate any interaction with a service worker, which …

Bitcoin

A 24-year-old Dutch DJ realized Facebook was standing in the way of his fans — so he created a startup to siphon away its power

• <b>DJ Sam Feldt is one of the most popular DJs in the world.</b>• <b><br>He realized that through Facebook, artists have very little insight into their fans.</b>• <b><br>His startup Fangage gives artists full control over the relationship with his fans, without ever needing Facebook.</b><p>More than 600,000 likes on Facebook, a …

Startups

The State of Digital Advertising: Should You Be Worried About a Google and Facebook Duopoly?

Google and Facebook stand astride the digital advertising landscape like two Goliaths. Cue a kid with a slingshot.<p>Recently, I caught a fascinating interview with Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of multinational advertising and public relations giant WPP, on the rising media platform Cheddar. Jon Steinberg, …

Advertising

Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …

Shopping

HaptX reveals high-tech haptic gloves that let you feel and touch in virtual reality

Experiencing something in virtual or augmented reality can be pretty life-like. But adding haptic touch technology to the mix — letting you feel the …

Virtual Reality

Forget wheels, this multi-terrain skateboard is built like a tank

Flux Design Co. is reinventing skateboards by developing a tracked electric board designed for various terrains. The e-board, called Track1, features …

Cool Stuff

This Mind-Bending Archer Fires Arrows That Change Direction in Mid-Air

Archer Lars Andersen doesn’t post a lot of videos to his YouTube channel. But when he does, it’s to show off a mind-melting new trick he’s mastered, …

Cool Stuff

World's cheapest solar power is generated in Mexico

Solar power generated in Mexico is currently the world’s cheapest — with prices as low as 1.77¢/kWh, according to data from Mexico’s Centro Nacional …

Renewable Energy

IKEA, David Chang and ruler of Dubai invest $40 million in AeroFarms vertical farming

If there was any question that indoor vertical farming is the future of agriculture, the latest announcement from AeroFarms will remove any doubt. …

Farming

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for driverless fleet

Uber has entered into an agreement with carmaker Volvo to purchase 24,000 of its XC90 SUVs between 2019 and 2021 to form a fleet of autonomous vehicles, according to Bloomberg News. The XC90 is the base of Uber’s latest-generation self-driving test car, which features sensors and autonomous driving …

Transportation

The One Thing Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation

The next big thing always starts out looking like nothing at all.<p>One of the most often told stories about innovation is that of Alexander Fleming and his discovery of penicillin. Returning after a summer holiday in 1928, the solitary Scottish scientist noticed that a strange mold had contaminated …

Innovation

How to find out what Facebook knows about you

I recently quit Facebook, but decided to return for one final task: To find out exactly what Facebook knows about me.<p>After some quick digging, I …

Facebook

Here’s what you need to know about SAFTs — the cryptocurrency fundraising craze that’s shaking up venture capital

Just as blockchain technology is shaking up the startup space, it's also revamping the way venture capital firms invest in emerging companies.<p>Over the last year and a half, startups have raised nearly $4 billion through initial coin offerings, or ICOs, which are a kind of unregulated fundraising …

Bitcoin

'Justice League' disappoints in US with $96 million opening

Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's "Justice League" is in.<p>The big-budget superhero mashup came in well under expectations, which had pegged it for a $110 million …

Movies

Meet the world's youngest self-made billionaire

<b>John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame - he is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.</b><p>Just 27, he otherwise seems a supremely confident business leader and excellent communicator.<p>But ask him about how wealthy he is, and you sense his …

Startups

17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics

1/17<p>Codebabies' ABCs of the Web picture book<p>Start early with this alphabet picture book — written by a web designer — that aims to introduce the under fives to “the language of the web”.<p>So instead of ‘A is for Aardvark’ you get ‘A is for Anchor tag’… Or, er, just stick with cute animals until the …

Kids

If You're An Entrepreneur, This Is The Only Type Of Content You Should Be Creating

Content creation for entrepreneurs is about one thing, and one thing only.<p>I am not your average writer.<p>My degree is in creative writing, but my background (and most formative mentorship) took place in advertising.<p>Between the ages of 22 and 26, I spent all day, every day, immersed in that world. …

Success

MIT and Lamborghini collaborate to develop the Terzo Millenio, a self healing electric car for the third millennium

Plonked in the Stata Center courtyard at the <b>MIT</b> campus is what looks like a visitor from the future. The <b>Terzo Millenio</b>, which literally means "third …

Electric Vehicles

Zego picks up £6M Series A led by Balderton for its gig economy worker insurance

Zego, the London-based startup that appears to have spotted a gaping insurance hole in the so-called gig economy, has raised £6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Balderton Capital, with participation from existing backers, including LocalGlobe and unnamed angel investors in the …

Startups

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based company Tarpon Solar’s solar canvas. They created flexible …

Clean Energy

This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life)

Follow this rather rigid routine at night, sans all gadgets. You'll sleep better and feel less stressed out.<p>I decided to stop cold. I needed to break the cycle. I was getting a little nervous about what's been happening to me lately, and this was a pretty drastic measure.<p>That's right, I have …

Productivity

MoviePass drops pricing to under $7 per month, if you opt for the annual plan

MoviePass, the subscription service that lets consumers pay a monthly fee to see unlimited movies in theaters across the U.S., is slashing its prices yet again. The company announced today it’s now offering its service for $6.95 per month, down from the current price of $9.95 per month, when …

Disrupt NY

World's first human head transplant is successfully carried out

The world's first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China in an 18-hour operation that showed it was possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels.<p>At a press conference in Vienna on Friday morning, Italian Professor Sergio Canavero, director of the …

Medicine

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Raspberry Pi

Who invented Game of Life? Court aims to find out

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Who will win The Game of Life?<p>Testimony is scheduled to begin Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles in a lawsuit over who owns the rights to one of the most popular board games of all time.<p>The widow of a toy inventor says her husband, Bill Markham, has been denied his …

Judiciary