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"Down Home with Neely's" Chefs End Marriage

Neelys Divorce: Chefs End Marriage "Down Home with Neely's" Chefs End Marriage.

Sep 29 2014, 7:27am CDT

On This Earth Day, It's Actually Easier To Be Green

On This Earth Day, It's Actually Easier To Be Green  EDITOR’S NOTE: Forbes has just published Curbing Cars: America’s Independence From The Auto Industry, an eBook investigating why a growing number of Americans are giving up their cars. Written by Forbes...

Apr 22 2014, 1:21am CDT

Defining And Sculpting Interactions Between Man And Technology By Jonathan Follett Editor’s note: we’re running a series of five excerpts from our forthcoming book Designing for Emerging Technologies, a compilation of works by industry experts in areas of user experience design...

Mar 7 2014, 2:51pm CST

The Dirtiest (And Cleanest) Tech Cafeterias In Silicon Valley

The Dirtiest (And Cleanest) Tech Cafeterias In Silicon Valley Resentment is at the heart of San Francisco’s roiling culture war — resentment, in particular, over the sleek corporate shuttle buses that let their riders drive up real estate prices in the city while spending most of...

Mar 7 2014, 12:41am CST

Can Homemade Goods Become The Global Brands Of Tomorrow? One of the more significant trends of recent years is the impact of technology on homemade manufacturing. A diffuse entrepreneurial community, sometimes referred to as the Maker Movement, has been using open source...

Feb 19 2014, 3:51pm CST

Why Innovation Needs Outsiders and Fresh Ideas When we’re stuck on a hard problem, we go seek out a superior. It seems like common sense. It’s something that is imbued into us from childhood and into adulthood. When you can’t solve that math problem, you ask your...

Feb 4 2014, 3:34pm CST

 The Grammys Taxes and the IRS

Grammys Taxes and the IRS The Grammys award show is a big production, which GRAMMY.com calls Music’s Biggest Night. Awards are coveted for their status and industry recognition, but they can increase performer earnings too. On the...

Jan 27 2014, 5:00am CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

CES 2015 News
Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy

Making Sense Of Zappos And Holacracy “Zappos Says Goodbye To Bosses,” was the recent headline in the Washington Post. “Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy,” wrote Aimee Groth in Quartz. “Gurus Gone Wild” wrote my fellow...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

MC-12 Crash Claims Three Lives

MC-12 Crash Claims Three Lives The crash of an MC-12 aircraft in eastern Afghanistan has claimed three innocent lives. All three of them were American citizens. The authorities have made it clear that the tragic accident was not due to any enemy activity. Some find this hard to believe though.

Jan 11 2014, 6:50am CST

How Innovative Companies Collaborate

How Innovative Companies Collaborate For highly innovative group collaborations, do what the big tech firms do: Cycle through collaborations with different pairs and take the long view. By Jason P. Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and...

Jan 8 2014, 8:01pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here. In the companion piece to this article, I...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually

The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually I’m going to say something that might sound nutty.  But I’ll say it anyways.  The Startup Movement is not about startups. What could I possibly mean, you might be asking?  Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays...

Jan 3 2014, 5:46am CST

How Big Should Your Network Be?

How Big Should Your Network Be? There is a debate happening between software developers and scientists: How large can and should our networks be in this evolving world of social media? The answer to this question has dramatic implications for how we...

Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Becoming More Innovative in 2014 Organizations don’t innovate, people do. Organizations that are admired for being especially innovative don’t hire genetically different people than are available to the rest of us, they just make different managerial...

Dec 31 2013, 9:46am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists It’s the eleventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just...

Dec 29 2013, 9:36pm CST

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal

College Degrees Are Vastly Overrated As Today's Entrepreneurial Dropouts Routinely Reveal By Gary Shapiro Entrepreneurs don’t need a particular pedigree to get their start or leave their mark on the world. While many successful entrepreneurs attended top business schools to learn about starting and running a...

Dec 27 2013, 7:46am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading It’s the ninth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have less than...

Dec 26 2013, 2:11pm CST

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Predict More Good In The World In 2014

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Predict More Good In The World In 2014 In order to get a picture of the crowdfunding environment for 2014, I reached out to some of the most prominent leaders in the world of crowdfunding for causes and mission-driven businesses. (Disclosure: Return on...

Dec 24 2013, 1:06am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation It’s the eighth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have a little...

Dec 23 2013, 9:01pm CST

7 Ways Your Father Affected Your Career

7 Ways Your Father Affected Your Career My father passed away last May at 92, and his passing has spurred me to think even more deeply about our relationship and his impact on me. As one of two daughters and the youngest, I know that my relationship with him...

Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST

Canva Debuts its Graphic Design Platform for Every One

Canva Debuts its Graphic Design Platform for Every One The Australian firm, Canva debuts its graphic design platform aiming to make every one a designer. It nabs $3 million funds to make it extremely easy to mix and match design elements.

Aug 27 2013, 4:40am CDT

Beijing Rooftop Villa to be Demolished

Beijing Rooftop Villa to be Demolished A high rise apartment in Beijing has an illegally built villa structure on its rooftop. After innumerable complaints from neighbors the rock villa is to be destroyed by the authorities.

Aug 14 2013, 3:40am CDT

PS4 & Xbox One Preorders: 8th Gen Battles it Out

PS4 & Xbox One Preorders: 8th Gen Battles it Out No discounts yet, but preorder perks from retailers

Jun 11 2013, 1:10pm CDT

Joby Debuts New Gorilla Torch Blade Flashlight

Joby Debuts New Gorilla Torch Blade Flashlight Flashlight comes off tripod for other uses

Oct 5 2010, 12:03pm CDT

Apple Acquires Rights To Liquid Metal Gadgets?

Apple Acquires Rights To Liquid Metal Gadgets? Holy crap, it's the future!

Aug 16 2010, 11:28am CDT

Twelve South Announces Compass iPad Stand

Twelve South Announces Compass iPad Stand Twelve South has just launched a cool new iPad stand. The Compass can hold your iPad like an easel, allowing it to display your tablet in both horizontal and portrait mode. Just slide your iPad whichever direction you...

Jul 22 2010, 5:05pm CDT

Topps Baseball Cards Feature 3D Avatars

Topps Baseball Cards Feature 3D Avatars Around the world, many baseball fans collect baseball cards and some famous players have cards that are worth big money. Topps, one of the biggest names in baseball cards has announced a new high-tech card that offers a...

Mar 9 2009, 1:00pm CDT

Autoloc Flame Thrower is Scary

Autoloc Flame Thrower is Scary You know it might sound cool to have flames fly out of the exhaust pipe of your car; it is more than a little dangerous. Autoloc says that its car flame thrower kit that shoots flames from the exhaust pipe is for off...

May 23 2008, 2:00pm CDT

Star Wars Social Networking Cards Scream I'm a Geek

Star Wars Social Networking Cards Scream I'm a Geek Fans of Star Wars who like to have their own business cards, even if they don’t have a business Star Wars social networking cards are here. Sure if you hand these out 99% of those who get them will think you are a...

Jul 25 2007, 9:07am CDT

One Click Butter Cutter

One Click Butter Cutter This is one of those kick-yourself-in-the-head moments where you wish you could have thought of something as simple as the One Click Butter Cutter, well an American did.The Whatever Works online shop observed that "...

Jan 29 2007, 3:00am CST

Street Culture Designer Toy Figures Take Over

Street Culture Designer Toy Figures Take Over They are called CiBoys, Smorkin Labbit, Dunny, Trexi or Ugly Dolls, to name a view. Those toy figures are a growing trend from Asia that is now taking over the rest of the world. Online store My Plastic Heart has a...

Jul 15 2005, 10:52am EST

Bling Bling Mickey Mouse Pez Dispenser

Bling Bling Mickey Mouse Pez Dispenser I am still amazed that the Pez Dispenser is still alive. I already had those almost 30 years ago. The Pez dispenser story actually already starts in 1950 with the first dispenser hitting the market. 1952 Pez started to...

Feb 20 2005, 1:45am EST

Bluebroc C-Station Relaxation Station

Bluebroc C-Station Relaxation Station Furniture designers are always trying to come up with the ideal computer workplace. UK's Bluebroc tries the extreme comfort aproach with the C-Station. The C-shaped workspace wrapped around the ergonomically designed...

Dec 9 2004, 8:47am EST