Walmart Wants to See You Naked

An Electric Vehicle that Only Goes 30 MPH? Not only is this car slow, but it doesn’t even have a steering wheel. Instead, it has a “tiller steer,” the kind that’s found on boats. What’s going on here? » Losing a Bet May Have Saved Ryan Reynolds' Life After losing…

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A $5 Billion “Harvest”

Could you ever have imagined there’d come a day when you couldn’t afford the basics? Things like bread, milk, and cheese? That’s the reality many people are facing right now, even in a country as great and as wealthy as the United States of America. And if we follow the…

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The People Behind 1,000% Profits

Last week, I introduced you to an odd set of brothers, David and Daniil Liberman. In four decades, they’ve only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. It sounds strange. But in the past decade, they’ve sold a…

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Swiss Government on Brink of Discovering Alien Life

The Robot that Rolled Through a Crime Scene During a crime investigation, police in Los Angeles taped off a secure area. But a food-delivery robot didn’t let that prevent it from doing its job. Stop that robot! » The New iPhone Could Save Lives The iPhone 14 comes with “crash…

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The "Follower" Strategy Could Boost Profits by 63.6%

A 2008 study by entrepreneurship scholar Michael Song proved that the longer a new startup stays in business, the higher its likelihood for eventual success. That’s great, but when a company is just getting started, how can an investor possibly predict which startups will be able to survive and which…

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Own a Human for $400 Million

The Liberman brothers might be the oddest entrepreneurs you’ve ever met. In four decades, David and Daniil have only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. Why all this togetherness? As Daniil explained, “We realized we are sort…

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The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s

These Cyborg Cockroaches Could Save Your Life Scientists recently figured out how to turn cockroaches into remote-controlled insects. And as it turns out, these cyborgs could save your life one day. Here’s how » A Laser-Powered Lawn Mower An ordinary lawn mower wasn’t doing the trick for Daniel Riley. So…

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Retire from just ONE Investment

Editor's Note: Matt is traveling this week. So today, we’ll be re-publishing a popular story from our archives — a story that gets to the heart of why startup investing is so exciting. Enjoy! Two weeks before we started sheltering in place, our friend Aitio dropped by the office. He…

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Strange New City Opens After 50 Years

Uber Aims to Fix Its Checkered Past Uber has made many mistakes when it comes keeping riders safe. But a new partnership promises to give passengers a new level of security. Learn more » Beware These Vacation-Rental Red Flags Looking for a Labor Day vacation rental? Steer clear of any…

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Where to Bet BIG During Recessions

We’re in a recession… And I believe things will get worse before they get better. As an investor, this might have you spooked. But today I’d like to show you what’s been a consistent bright spot in the markets during past recessions. If history is any guide, this bright spot…

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