Why you’re right and everyone else is wrong...

This might sound awful, but I’m going to say it anyway: I love it when I’m right... Especially when everyone else is dead wrong. For example, when Matt and I started Crowdability, people said we were crazy. They said individual investors like you would never make money in this market.…

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[Video]: Flying Taxis

This Device Knows When You’re About to Get Sick Michael Snyder, Chairman of the Genetics Department at Stanford University, thinks you should pay more attention to your smart watch. Why? Because based on his latest research, he believes it can be used to detect the start of the flu, Lyme…

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Warning: Could This Be Your Next Medical Emergency?

Uber’s Latest Initiative: Flying Cars Mark Moore, an aircraft engineer who spent the last 30 years at NASA, just joined Uber. His new initiative is called Uber Elevate. Will it fly? » Russian Hackers Cheat Slot Machines—and Casinos Have No Fix In June 2014, the Lumiere Place Casino in St.…

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Billionaire's Doomsday Prophecy...

This App Is Better Than Your Dermatologist Researchers at Stanford University have created a technology that can tell if your rash is a cancer concern, or a harmless pimple—and it can do it just as well as a human doctor » The End of Crappy Wi-Fi Is Near Everybody hates…

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[Video] Your Worst Nightmare: Glass Bullets

Mexico Explores Buying Twitter and Shutting It Down There’s a strange idea circulating among Mexican currency traders. Instead of spending serious money to defend the peso against anti-Mexico tweets, Mexico should just buy Twitter and shut it down » Cost of Raising a Kid Hits $233,610 And that’s just the…

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Could This College Dropout Become President?

Madoff Corners Market for Hot Chocolate For financial con artist Bernie Madoff, prison is just another place to make money. After buying up every package of Swiss Miss hot chocolate from the commissary, he’s now selling it in the prison yard at a profit » Technology That Raises Kids For…

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Man Skirts Nevada Law, Hits $680 Million Jackpot

How to Make $1 Billion on Twitter Fixing Twitter’s weaknesses would make millions of people happier, and could help add a billion dollars to the company’s market cap. Here’s the plan » 105-Year-Old Man Sets Bicycling Record Frenchman Robert Marchand, 105-years-old, set a new world record last week when he…

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15 Start-Ups to Watch in 2017

[Video] Watch Tesla’s “Autopilot” React to a Crash Check this out: the very moment the red hatchback makes contact with the black SUV, the autopiloted Tesla comes to a quick stop. Score one for Tesla Autopilot » Like an Android Phone—But It’s a Car Google tweaked Android last year to make…

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What It’s Like Coming Back from the Dead

What To Do When Your Money Manager Buys a Ferrari A new study found that the car your money manager drives is related to his capacity for risk taking—and his ability to generate market-beating returns. In particular, make sure to look out for Minivan owners » GPS Is Messing with Your…

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