Hyundai Airbag for Your Crotch

If You Die in This Game, You Die in Real Life Like games? Here’s one that caught our attention. But be warned: losing has some serious consequences » Computer Chips Made from… Mushrooms? It’s easy to find mushrooms in places like salads and stir-fry’s. But soon, you might find them…

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$24 Billion Opportunity on this “Dead Stock”

“Maybe it’s your bony elbows,” said my wife. She was busy throwing out a bunch of my sweaters, just like she does every fall. You see, after a year or two of wear, holes emerge in the elbows of my sweaters. And as my wife has suggested, the likely culprit…

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Elon’s Next Business Venture: Parking Lots?

Where Do All the Startup Founders Come From? (Hint: not Harvard) A new study reveals the colleges that create the most startup founders. Which one tops the list? The answer may surprise you » Office Building… or Secret Vault? This ordinary brick building is surrounded by razor wire and armed…

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Three “Billion Dollar” Pre-IPO Investing Rules

Fred Wilson is one of the most successful startup investors in the world. He was an early investor in startups like Twitter, Twilio, and Etsy — all of which became multi-billion-dollar publicly traded companies. That’s why he regularly tops Forbes’ “Midas List” of early-stage tech investors, and is rumored to have a…

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Invest Alongside James Cameron for 1,000% Returns

Avatar, James Cameron’s epic science-fiction movie, was released in 2009. It was meant to be in theaters ten years earlier. But according to Cameron, the technology he needed to achieve his vision just wasn’t available back then. But once the technology was available — boom! Avatar soon became the highest-grossing…

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U.S. Gov’t Providing $13 Billion for Your Energy Bill

Meet Twitter’s New Rival Elon Musk is in the headlines after officially acquiring Twitter. Meanwhile, the guy who founded Twitter is getting ready to launch a competitor. Learn more here » Former Head of Gates Foundation Says His Startup Could Reverse Aging Since the dawn of time, humans have aimed…

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Invest Alongside the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “Science and Technology Directorate” (S&T) Group recently developed something new: A robotic arm that could defuse a bomb. Here’s what it looks like: S&T had some help… It developed the arm with two groups that have experience in this area: Israel’s Ministry of Public…

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A 105-Mile City Encased in Mirrors

If You Want to Scare Kids, Try This Are you decorating your house for Halloween this weekend? This technology could help make it the scariest house on the block. Boo-yeah » The Brain Implant that Could Kill Cancer The idea of brain implants sounds like science fiction. Even more so…

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Could This Man be “The Next Elon Musk”?

My wife’s family is from a small town on the coast of Maine called Brunswick. We visit every summer and I always look forward to it… We spend time with her family, walk around historic areas filled with shops that haven’t changed for generations — and most importantly, we eat the…

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