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There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food

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Anjan Contractor's 3D food printer might evoke visions of the "replicator" popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor's company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. But...
There's An Audacious Plan To End Hunger With 3-D Printed Food

Gandalf to officiate Captain Picard's wedding

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Nerd bells are ringing. Ian McKellen's latest geek dream role will be as officiant at buddy Patrick Stewart's wedding. [Read more]...
Gandalf to officiate Captain Picard's wedding

When Captain Picard Loses Patience With Your Cable Service, You Need To Run A Tighter Ship

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As Time Warner Cable continues to lose subscribers and its CEO and others remain in denial over it, it is perhaps time for those in charge to take deep look at themselves. The reason many people end up cutting the cord is that they are tired of the level of...
When Captain Picard Loses Patience With Your Cable Service, You Need To Run A Tighter Ship
Ebay Launches Two New Features, Feed and Ebay Now, to Make 'Inspiration Shoppable'

Park Slope Patrick Stewart is Your New Favorite Tumblr

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(Photo: Park Slope Patrick Stewart) Dear readers, have you heard the good news? The devilishly handsome Patrick Stewart–Shakespearean scholar and he of Star Trek: The Next Generation glory–has nestled himself between the hip young parents and NYU students in a new apartment in Park Slope. Naturally, the neighborhood worked itself into a...
Park Slope Patrick Stewart is Your New Favorite Tumblr

4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully

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This whole biz-ness of internet marketing and social media has it’s share of little buzz phrases. And some of them just need to go away. Let me explain… “Let’s Connect” or “Engage” We see this one dropped by social media people all the time. We’re told to “engage” with our...
4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully
The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food
Weather Channel Goes Full on Geek with 2012 Winter Storm Names

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why 'Star Trek' beats 'Star Wars'

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains his "meh" attitude toward "Star Wars" and why he would rather be Captain Kirk than Captain Picard. [Read more]...
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why 'Star Trek' beats 'Star Wars'

Ready To Download Your Next Pair Of Shoes? How 3D Printing Is Turning Bits Into Atoms

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Remember how, in "Star Trek," Captain Picard could tell a computer "tea, Earl Grey, hot" and, voilà, out of thin air, a hot, Early Grey tea would appear on a tray? That computer was called a Replicator.  What it did was use software made of bits to create objects made...
Ready To Download Your Next Pair Of Shoes? How 3D Printing Is Turning Bits Into Atoms

The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky

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Today's guest blogger needs no introduction. Joel Spolsky one of the best bloggers out there. He also runs one of our portfolio companies, Stack. And his approach to management is unorthodox at times but amazingly effective. I asked him to tell us a little about how he does it. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky

Enterprise-D restoration fundraiser goes live: your chance to revive a slice of Star Trek is here

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For sci-fi lovers, it's on. A fan-devised project to restore the Enterprise-D bridge from Star Trek: The Experience is now actively raising cash on Indiegogo with a newly estimated $240,000 target needed to make the dream real. Crowdfunding brings the obligatory perks for larger donations, although they take on...
Enterprise-D restoration fundraiser goes live: your chance to revive a slice of Star Trek is here

Revenge is Sweet: Time Warner Cable Sued Over Modem Leasing 'Scam'

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(Photo: Maximum PC) When last we heard from Time Warner Cable, a corporation so reviled that even Starfleet captains can’t help but voice their discontent, it was devising its latest scheme to become the most hated company ever by charging a modem rental fee. Now, the New York Daily News reports...
Revenge is Sweet: Time Warner Cable Sued Over Modem Leasing 'Scam'
Sorry Rocket Scientists, 'Asteroid Hunter' Is Now the Most Badass Job
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Us Why 'Star Trek' Is So Much Better Than 'Star Wars'

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is the world's most famous astrophysicist, and he is a HUGE Trekkie.  The host of StarTalk Radio is a fan of science fiction and futuristic movies, and of Star Trek in particular. Considering his love for space and science, that's no surprise. What is surprising, though, is...
Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Us Why 'Star Trek' Is So Much Better Than 'Star Wars'
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