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This New Technology Will Make Sure You Don't Burn Down Your House
Technology

This New Technology Will Make Sure You Don't Burn Down Your House

A new integration between GE and Nest can help make sure you don't ruin dinner -- or burn down the house.
Lego's New Robotics Set Will Teach Your Child How to Code
Robotics

Lego's New Robotics Set Will Teach Your Child How to Code

The new set lets children build a cat, guitar and even a Lego 3-D printer. Well, sort of.
Uber's New Patented Light-Up Sign Will Help You Find Your Ride
Uber

Uber's New Patented Light-Up Sign Will Help You Find Your Ride

The light can signal to customers when their ride is arriving.
YouTube Superstar Jenna Marbles Reveals the Secrets to Her Success
Video

YouTube Superstar Jenna Marbles Reveals the Secrets to Her Success

She's edgy, funny and 100 percent authentic.
Deep Patel
Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017
Cannabis

Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017

Marijuana is legal in most states but illegal federally, a complex situation made even less certain with a new President taking office.
dispensaries.com
McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican
McDonald's

McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican

The Church leadership isn't exactly a fan of the new Golden Arches location.
Nina Zipkin
Whoops, Alexa Plays Porn Instead of a Kids Song!
Brain Break

Whoops, Alexa Plays Porn Instead of a Kids Song!

In this NSFW video, Amazon put the "X" in Alexa when a child asked it to play his favorite song. (You'll want to wear headphones for this one, folks.)
Entrepreneur Staff
SpaceX Will Resume Rocket Launches on January 8th
SpaceX

SpaceX Will Resume Rocket Launches on January 8th

It also has solutions that should prevent a repeat of its launch pad explosion.
5 Tools That Help to Keep Work Email From Taking Over Your Life
Make More Happen

5 Tools That Help to Keep Work Email From Taking Over Your Life

These apps may help prevent the need for an actual law, such as the one France has proposed to protect workers' "right to disconnect."
Nina Zipkin
How VR Holograms Can Train Everyone From Hairdressers to Astronauts
Virtual Reality

How VR Holograms Can Train Everyone From Hairdressers to Astronauts

Startup 8i turned Buzz Aldrin into a hologram to train future Mars astronauts, but it's just getting started.
U.S. Customs System Outage Irks Travelers
Travel

U.S. Customs System Outage Irks Travelers

Monday's 'temporary outage' leaves thousands of international travelers stranded.
Don't Wait to Determine Your Legacy: 4 Steps to Start Today
Philanthropy

Don't Wait to Determine Your Legacy: 4 Steps to Start Today

To maximize your startup's social impact, make sure it has a philanthropic vision from the start.
David Goldberg
10 Tips for Retaining Top Talent
Employee Retention

10 Tips for Retaining Top Talent

Planning for shorter employee tenures is the new normal.
Harry West
Serena Williams Gets Engaged to Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian
Marriage

Serena Williams Gets Engaged to Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Ohanian confirmed the news on his Facebook page, writing: 'She said yes.'