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This Manservant Service Looks Like A Joke — But It Isn't

There's a video going around that claims to know what women really want — manservants. The jist is that hiring strippers to make a woman feel good isn't just cliche, it's plain uncomfortable. So the video pivots from a woman disgusted by the male junk being thrust in her face to a team of handsome men, all dressed in tuxedos. Show More Summary

Comprehensive List of iOS 8 Apps with Notification Center Widgets

iOS 8 was released today, which means hundreds of app developers are releasing newly updated apps that take advantage of all the APIs introduced with the operating system upgrade. Those include third-party keyboards, which we covered...Show More Summary

This 8-Year-Old Makes $1.3 Million A Year By Posting YouTube Videos (GOOG)

What were you up to when you were 8-years-old? Probably something less impressive than Evan. Evan is the kid behind EvanTubeHD, which is a family-friendly YouTube channel where Evan (and occasionally his sister or mom) reviews toys and video games. Show More Summary

A Desperate Parent Offered Me $500 So Her Kid Could Meet A YouTube Star (GOOG)

A parent so desperate to help her young daughter get in front of YouTube celebrity "Lohanthony" offered me $500 for my meet-and-greet admission card this past weekend at an event called inTOUR. The pair had traveled 9 hours to see the 15-year-old Bostonian teen with millions of followers on Twitter and YouTube. Show More Summary

14 Amazing Creations People Have Built In The Game 'Minecraft,' Which Microsoft Just Bought For $2.5 Billion (MSFT)

Microsoft announced on Monday that it was purchasing the company behind the game "Minecraft" for $2.5 billion. "Minecraft" is a huge, open-world sandbox game, which was released for the PC in 2009. Since then, it's been released on other...Show More Summary

MIT's Super-Stealthy Robot Cheetah Can Run You Down

DARPA's made all types of robots, from "Big Dog" to "Wild Cat," and soft robots to flying robots. Their latest creepy invention is a robotic "cheetah" that can run, bound, and jump obstacles in its path all while running on a quiet electric motor, giving the robot it's stealthy cat-like quality. Show More Summary

What is Minecraft and why did Microsoft just spend $2.5 billion on it?

Microsoft confirmed Monday that, after days of speculation, it has cut a $2.5 billion deal for Mojang -- the video game studio responsible for the mega-hit, Minecraft. If the only part of that sentence that made sense to you was "Microsoft" and "$2.5 billion," here's a quick primer on Minecraft and why this latest news is such […]

Meet Grace Choi, A Harvard Brainiac Who Is Showing The World How To 3D Print Makeup From Any Home Computer

In May, Grace Choi presented a startup at New York technology conference, TechCrunch Disrupt. Her idea seemed too good to be true. Her product, Mink, promised to help anyone easily 3D print their own makeup from any home computer. All...Show More Summary

Entrepreneur Who Just Became A Billionaire Writes Extraordinary Letter About Leaving His Company To Save His Sanity (MSFT)

Microsoft officially announced its $2.5 billion purchase of Mojang, the Swedish company behind the ultra-popular game Minecraft, on Monday. Mark "Notch" Persson, the game's developer, has mixed emotions about the success of his company. Show More Summary

How One Guy Used YouTube To Get Thousands Of Teens To Donate $75,000 To Charity

If you've never heard of Connor Franta, you're living under a rock. Or perhaps, a television. You've never seen Franta in the movies and he hasn't been on your flat-screen TV, but Franta is one of the biggest YouTube stars around. This...Show More Summary

Almost No One Attended Mark Zuckerberg's 2005 Lecture At Harvard's Computer Science Class (Which Is Now Insanely Popular)

This week Harvard's CS50 Introduction to Computer Science beat Economics 10a to become the largest freshman class with 818 students enrolled (and many non-students viewing for free online ). "Harvard students are smart people," Harry R. Show More Summary

18-Year-Old YouTube Star Says She 'Doesn't Need A Real Job'

Jenn McAllister is not your average 18-year-old. She left home a year ago to pursue her career as a social media celebrity in LA. But you won't find McAllister bartending or waiting tables as she waits for her big break. Nope, McAllister already found a certain kind of fame — and you've probably never heard of her. Show More Summary

How Steve Jobs Convinced Tim Cook To Work For Apple (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook began working for the company in 1998. He was recruited by Steve Jobs from Compaq, where he was perfectly content. But Apple was persistent about Cook coming in for an interview, so Cook caved. Cook tells Charlie Rose how he wound up at Apple. Show More Summary

Tim Cook Says Steve Jobs' Office Has Been Left The Way It Was (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook just completed an in-depth interview on "The Charlie Rose Show" that airs Friday night and again on Monday on PBS. In that interview, Cook elaborated on Apple founder Steve Jobs' continued relevance to the company....Show More Summary

The Man Leading The Development Of Google's Drones Originally Thought Their Design Was A 'Terrible Idea' (GOOG)

Google recently revealed it has spent the last two years secretly working on a drone delivery program called "Project Wing." One of the founders of the project, MIT researcher Nick Roy, told MIT News' Adam Conner-Simons that he originally...Show More Summary

Jetpacks Help Soldiers Run At The Speed Of Olympic Athletes

On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister ran a mile in under four minutes for the first time in recorded history. Since then, other professional runners and world-class athletes have joined him in the sub-four-minute category — the record currently stands at 3:43, set by Hicham El Guerrouj in 1974. Show More Summary

Google's Self-Driving Cars Are Not Always So Hands Off (GOOG)

If you visit Mountain View, California, home to Google, you will likely soon see one of Google's self-driving cars whizzing by. They are everywhere in that town, having logged over 700,000 autonomous miles since 2009. But just how safe are they? They famously passed a driving test in 2012 in Nevada and were issued a license. Show More Summary

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