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500 Startups Accelerator Announces Its Thirteenth Batch Of Companies

With their twelfth batch of companies set to demo to investors and the press next week, 500 Startups is announcing the thirteenth batch of companies to go through its accelerator.<p>The firm is adding 30 more startups to its 1,000-company portfolio, and there are a few clear trends among the batch: …

10 Reasons To Stay At Your Job

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. You can find him @jaltucher or his latest book is “Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth”</i><p>I used to love my job. Love it. I worked for my favorite entertainment company in the world.<p>I would’ve paid to work …

Gates Foundation To Invest $75 Million In Disease Surveillance Network In Africa And South Asia

As philanthropist billionaire Bill Gates proposed a few weeks ago at a Vancouver TED conference, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is spending up to $75 million initially to help open a network of disease surveillance sites in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to fight child mortality. By …

'Haqqathon' Takes Anti-ISIS Fight To Cyberspace

In Arabic, <i>haqq</i> is the word for truth.<p>Last week in the United Arab Emirates, group of Muslim scholars held what they called a "haqqathon" – a hackathon meant to create new ways for Islamic scholars to connect with young Muslims and, by doing so, defuse violent extremists like the self-proclaimed …

‘Captain America: Civil War’ to feature Black Panther, Ant-Man and new Avengers | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” (Marvel)<p>Production has begun on Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” the third film in the franchise starring Chris Evans as the star-spangled superhero.<p>Cap will have plenty of company in the follow-up, including Black …

Marvel Universe

D23 Expo: Marvel, ‘Star Wars’ films to be showcased at Disney convention | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

This year’s D23 Expo will include peeks at upcoming films from the Marvel and “Star Wars” universes. Above, the Millennium Falcon in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” (Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>The ever-expanding portfolio of Team Mickey Mouse will be showcased at this year’s D23 Expo, the all-things-Disney …

Moments after a producer told Paul Bettany his career was dead, he was asked to play a superhero in the ‘Avengers’ sequel

We won't spoil much about the character if you haven't seen the film, but the droid, masterfully played by Marvel veteran Paul Bettany, steals just about every scene in which he appears.<p>You couldn't imagine anyone else in the role.<p>So it's incredible to imagine that moments before the 43-year-old …

Marvel Universe

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

eBay releases Exact iOS app, a shopping portal for customized 3D-printed products

Despite dropping prices in the 3D printer market, not everybody's able to get a MakerBot and print the objects of their desire. Today, however, eBay's launching a way -- aside from trekking to MakerBot's brick and mortar -- for folks to get their 3D printing fix. It's called eBay Exact, an iOS app …

Google’s new virtual reality game is going to bring audiences to ads in real life

Have you ever played Ingress? Probably not, because it’s still in closed beta release and on an “invitation” policy. The game is produced by Google and goes under the label of Niantic Labs. It’s a virtual reality game that uses augmented reality to defend your city and conquer the warring faction. …

Virtual Reality

Infographic: A Massive Chart of Every Superhero's Powers Ever

When we think of superpowers, flying, x-ray vision, and the ability to deploy a sticky spider web substance from our palms are the things that …

The Ultimate Frugal Living Guide: 18 Tips for Extreme Penny-Pinching

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Personal Finance

GPS-Controlled Headlights Turn Before You Do

Audi was the first automaker to bring LED headlamps to the mass market, and now it's upping the game by incorporating GPS, pedestrian detection, and …

20 Extraordinary And Inspiring Facts About The Universe

Alex Morris<p>Content Manager, Copywriter, & Blogger Read full profile<p>The universe is so vast it’s extremely difficult to know the full extent of its …

Happy 6th Birthday, iPhone!

It was exactly six years ago to the day when Apple's iPhone made its debut in the U.S. market. More than 356 million iPhone sales later, this …

Top 10 Tech This Week

Top Ten Tech 06-29-2013<p>Google Earth for iOS Gets Street View<p>Digg Reader Lands on iOS<p>PayPal Galactic: For All Your Future Space Purchases<p>Spotify …

Russel Crowe headlines an all-star cast featuring Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman & more in the biblical epic #Noah: Check out 6 new images from the film: http://aol.it/12rslkw

Moviefone saw a sneak preview of "Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2." Read on to find out the 9 things you need to know about the tasty sequel: http://aol.it/128IyrM

Despicable Me 2 – review

Funnier – and perhaps cuter – than its predecessor, this blockbuster animation finds jam-making adoptive parent Gru (Steve Carell) being reluctantly …

Tour de France Video: Watch Bikers Crash as Stuck Bus Creates Mayhem

If you tuned in to the first stage of the 2013 Tour de France on Saturday afternoon, you likely got more than just the cycling action you bargained for.<p>If you missed it, the events at the finish line should persuade you be on the lookout for drama during the remaining three weeks of action in …