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Getting a piece of Uber

Menlo Ventures was founded in 1976 but it took 35 years for the venture capital firm to hit the jackpot. Since the dot-com...

Squid skin inspires creation of next-generation space blanket

Drawing design inspiration from the skin of stealthy sea creatures, engineers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a next-generation, adaptive space blanket...

IMF projects 70% of world economy will slow this year

Growth across 70% of the world economy is slowing amid a perfect storm of stagnating manufacturing, slumping trade growth and political turmoil,...

New polymer films conduct heat instead of trapping it

Polymers are usually the go-to material for thermal insulation. Think of a silicone oven mitt, or a Styrofoam coffee cup, both manufactured from polymer...

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Italian Cuisine Delight: Chicken Parm With Fresh Mozzarella Recipe

Chicken Parmesan is an age-old favorite that delights both children and adults. Pair it with crispy garlic bread and a fresh salad and you...

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Equity Shot transcribed: Slack’s S-1 and Uber’s IPO terms

We’re deep in IPO news, and last week was no different. When this happens, Equity’s Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm fire up...

Why did last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ look so bad? Here comes the science!

Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” was a wild ride and inarguably one of an epic show’s more epic moments — if...

Diving into TED2019, the state of social media and internet behavior

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the safesitetemp writers you read every day. Last...

Interactive content is coming to Walmart’s Vudu & the BBC

Netflix’s early experiments with interactive content may not have always hit the mark. Its flagship effort on this front, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,” was...

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