A new report from the Knight Foundation shows civic tech startups have grossed more than $430 million in investments since 2011.
Civic tech is loosely defined as an organization at the intersection of technology and civic life. Traffic and navigation app Waze and SeeClickFix, a platform for local citizens to improve their cities, are a few examples of such technologies. $430 million seems quite large for an industry most people might not equate with unfettered success (consider the recent issues with HealthCare.gov), but investors are showing interest. Continue Reading
There have always been hoaxes (yes; even before the Internet). Some of them have been debunked immediately, others lasted for months even years and we of course find that amazing. There are also numerous celebrity death hoaxes that circulate the internet constantly. Below, thanks to Best Psychology Degrees we’ve got a compilation of some of the all time classic hoaxes along with an infographic for those of you who are opposed to reading, so check it out. Continue Reading
No, this isn’t just a default desktop wallpaper for the latest copy of Windows, it’s an actual place where you can actually stay. Cocoa Island Resort has plenty of good date time options to keep you occupied when you’re not simply enjoying the beautiful blue water, blue sky and picture perfect atmosphere: windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, yoga classes, scuba diving, dolphin cruises, cooking classes and more are easy and accessible.
All the villas are inspired by dhoni boats (traditional transport in Maldives) and have a mind-blowing interior which are equal parts luxurious and comfortable. It’s kind of ridiculous to say this place is heaven on Earth, but it’s actually kind of close. Interested for your next adventure? Book your room here. Continue Reading
Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine, the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.
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European-style estate with sweeping views of the golf course! Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, Sub-Zero refrigerator, custom stained cabinetry and new upgraded appliances are open to the keeping room with fireplace. Master suite boasts a fireside sitting area and garden room with beautiful leaded glass window, fountain and waterfall. Luxury master bath with 24 carat gold plumbing fixtures, onyx jetted tub and counters.
Four large bedrooms suites on the upper level with custom-designed bathrooms. Terrace level with theater, media/billiard areas and more. Check out the photo gallery below and find out how this home could be yours! Continue Reading
You read the title right. A Nuclear car! The car is part of the “world of thorium fuel” which is a substitute for the element uranium as a nuclear fuel that is generated from batteries which generate energy from this fuel. Cadillac has also done a lot of experiments and techniques to ensure the safety to users. Continue Reading