Next Big Thing

Crowdfunding for Life Events, Medical Emergencies Is Now Free on Indiegogo

The San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform says that it will not collect commission when individuals are raising money for medical emergencies, memorials and other life events.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Is Crowdfunding a Disaster Waiting to Happen?

Equity crowdfunding has serious shortcomings compared with proven alternatives.

John Mullins

· 5 min read

A Simple Bracelet Can Turn Your Arm Into an Interactive Smartphone Display

With Cicret on your wrist, you'll never lose touch with your smartphone again. You wear it like a second skin.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read

The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All

Say hello to the slickest little high-tech eye in the sky.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.

Amanda Lewan

· 5 min read

Playboy CEO: Nudity Could Completely Vanish From the Brand

How Scott Flanders is cleaning up an aging American empire by leaning on its legacy and pushing its digital potential.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 13 min read

A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.

It isn't as cool as sharks with lasers on their heads, but it's pretty close.

Jason Fell

· 2 min read

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 4 min read

Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond

Samsung has announced a 3-D, 360-camera that lets people record and create their own virtual reality worlds.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

From Eye Shadow to Entire Houses: 7 of the Craziest 3-D Printed Creations Yet

In honor of Martha Stewart, who recently proclaimed her 'love' for 3-D printing, here's a list showcasing the technology's endless and magical possibilities.

Geoff Weiss

· 4 min read

This New Font Is Designed for People With Dyslexia

Research has suggested dyslexia affects more than one third of U.S. entrepreneurs

Laura Entis

· 3 min read