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Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov gave a 5-year-old a $36,000 Mercedes for doing 4,105 push-ups

CHECHEN STRONGMAN RAMZAN KADYROV GAVE A 5-YEAR-OLD A $36,000 MERCEDES FOR DOING 4,105 PUSH-UPS

Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Chechnya, gave a 5-year-old boy a Mercedes C180 for doing 4,105 push-ups in a row. Rahim Kurayev posted an...

Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers' cashiers with cameras

STANDARD COGNITION RAISES $40M TO REPLACE RETAILERS' CASHIERS WITH CAMERAS

The Amazon Go store requires hundreds of cameras to detect who's picking up what items. Standard Cognition needs just 27 to go after...

 
 
 
Diesel fumes in London are so bad that children's lungs are becoming stunted

DIESEL FUMES IN LONDON ARE SO BAD THAT CHILDREN'S LUNGS ARE BECOMING STUNTED

Tests on more than 2,000 eight- and nine-year-olds who lived in the capital of England showed they had an average five per cent lower...

 
 
 
Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV

PLUS-SIZED CLOTHING STARTUP DIA&CO GETS ANOTHER $70M FROM SEQUOIA, USV

The retail industry has and continues to fail the growing number of American women size 14 or larger, says Nadia Boujarwah, the co-founder...

Human rights court rules arrests of Russian opposition leader as political

HUMAN RIGHTS COURT RULES ARRESTS OF RUSSIAN OPPOSITION LEADER AS POLITICAL

STRASBOURG, France - The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny...

 
 
 
Andrew McMahon Talks Playing the Long Game Into an Unlikely Hit & Solo Success at Billboard Live Music Summit

ANDREW MCMAHON TALKS PLAYING THE LONG GAME INTO AN UNLIKELY HIT & SOLO SUCCESS AT BILLBOARD LIVE MUSIC SUMMIT

Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon has had a unique career trajectory among artists of his generation. As the leader of three different...

Jeff Flake Says He'll Oppose Trump Judicial Nominees Over Robert Mueller Protection Bill

JEFF FLAKE SAYS HE'LL OPPOSE TRUMP JUDICIAL NOMINEES OVER ROBERT MUELLER PROTECTION BILL

He made the announcement shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected to Flake's request to hold a vote on a bill...

 
 
 
Senator Chuck Schumer intervened on Facebook's behalf this summer, telling a prominent Democratic critic of the company to back off

SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER INTERVENED ON FACEBOOK'S BEHALF THIS SUMMER, TELLING A PROMINENT DEMOCRATIC CRITIC OF THE COMPANY TO BACK OFF

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer intervened with one of his colleagues on Facebook's behalf this summer, amid growing sentiment...

 
 
 
Dragos Raises $37 Million to Secure Industrial Systems

DRAGOS RAISES $37 MILLION TO SECURE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS

Two years ago when Rob Lee first sought funding for his cybersecurity startup Dragos , most venture capitalists didn't deem the business...

Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES HAS A FRESH $1B TO INVEST IN STARTUPS

Bain Capital Ventures , the venture capital arm of the private equity giant Bain Capital, has brought in $1 billion to invest in startups...

 
 
 
Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES CLOSES NEW FUNDS TOTALING $1 BILLION FOR STARTUPS IN SAAS, SECURITY, FINANCIAL TECH, AND HEALTH

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth...

 
 
 
How To Get The Most Out Of Techstars Startup Weekend

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND

In 2018, Techstars and Community Leaders have already run over 900 Techstars Startup Weekends in cities around the globe-and the year's...

Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse'

PENCE SAYS MYANMAR'S HANDLING OF ROHINGYA ‘WITHOUT EXCUSE'

SINGAPORE - Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rebuffed criticism over her government's treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims....

 
 
 
Overwatch's New Hero Ashe is Now Available

OVERWATCH'S NEW HERO ASHE IS NOW AVAILABLE

Following the closure of the patch 1.30 PTR , Overwatch's latest hero Ashe is now available on live servers for Xbox One, PS4 and PC....

Suspension over early, Wilson helps lead Caps past Wild

SUSPENSION OVER EARLY, WILSON HELPS LEAD CAPS PAST WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Tom Wilson returned early from his player-safety suspension and scored a first-period goal, helping the Washington...

 
 
 
WATCH: Wild's Marcus Foligno drops the gloves with Tom Wilson

WATCH: WILD'S MARCUS FOLIGNO DROPS THE GLOVES WITH TOM WILSON

Forward Marcus Foligno attempted to spark his team with the Minnesota Wild trailing the Washington Capitals, dropping the gloves with...

Brain Teaser: Why Does Cookie Eats Mice and not Moles?

BRAIN TEASER: WHY DOES COOKIE EATS MICE AND NOT MOLES?

Do you ever live under the impression you know something only to find out you've been oblivious? Do you ever assume having knowledge...