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Why middle-aged entrepreneurs will be critical to the next trillion-dollar business

Guest Post: Older entrepreneurs are often shunned while younger entrepreneurs receive attention and funding. This is hurting the venture-capital system as well as Silicon Valley — because the stereotypes are flawed.

Halloween Update Roundup: 'Trials Frontier', 'Lion Pig', 'Jack B. Nimble' and More

Today is Halloween, and as is usual with holidays or seasonal events, there's no shortage of iOS games that have updated with special content to commemorate the occasion. There are far too many Halloween updates to list them all individually, and even Apple themselves have reserved a special Halloween section in the App Store to

Life as a Skeleton

Artist collective Gentleman Scholar celebrates Halloween by making this silly animated short called The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton. We bet he’d be mad rich by being a horror – or comedy – star.

Conversions: Surprise! The Schoolhouse From 'The Birds' is Adorable Now

Photos by Joseph Schell and Andrew Todd via Houzz Remember that schoolhouse in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, the one all those kids are evacuated from right before they get menacingly, but not, like, suuuuper violently pecked-at by a murder of...

You'll want an aircraft carrier in World of Warships

Wargaming released a new World of Warships dev diary video this week. It's focused on aircraft carriers, which the firm calls "the most unique type of vessel" in the game. Carriers are speedy, excellent at spotting enemy ships, and of course pack a tremendous punch. Show More Summary

Whitaker Trebella Announces His Third Game, 'Piloteer'

Whitaker Trebella has just announced his third self-developed title, Piloteer, is in development. People praying for his next game to not have a 'p' title after Pivvot [$2.99] and Polymer [$2.99] will find themselves plenty peeved by the persistent p-usage. Details are rather light, as he's just announced the game's title and a bit of

Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

"Voter fraud" or "voter suppression" defines current contortionist politics, too frequently depending on one's party affiliation. There are some lessons America can garner from the experience of other societies more recently and perhaps its own before most US voters were born. Show More Summary

Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

"Voter fraud" or "voter suppression" defines current contortionist politics, too frequently depending on one's party affiliation. There are some lessons America can garner from the experience of other societies more recently and perhaps its own before most US voters were born. Show More Summary

Aeromobil 3.0

An impressive demo video of the flying car’s third prototype. Supposedly “very close to the final product”, the Aeromobil 3.0 goes up to 100mph on land and 124mph on air, and has a range of 540mi on land and 430mi in the air.

Here's A Daniel Radcliffe Doppelganger Rapping About Harry Potter

We know Daniel Radcliffe has some rap skills, but what about a Harry Potter rap? Writer and Comedian Willy Appelman, creator of "How To Get Bangs" and "Hummus," brings this new take on Daniel Radcliffe's recent adventures in rappingShow More Summary

Watch Another Spooky Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper Teaser

10 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Panda Bear has put out another teaser for his upcoming new album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper. It features the same Grim Reaper as the first teaser, but things get a lot crazier this time: it starts freaking out and rips the stuffed panda bear in half until there’s nothing left, all while the [...]

DeSmogCAST Episode 1 Drilling Down: Fracking, Lobbying and the U.S. Midterm Elections

This week DeSmog is launching its inaugural episode of DeSmogCAST, a weekly newscast featuring our writers, experts and invited guests. Each week we’ll discuss breaking stories and engage in analysis of politics, energy and environment...Show More Summary

'Ghostbusters' Starring Middle School Girls Is The Remake You've Been Waiting For

Who ya gonna call? (Or probably just text.) Ghostbusters!: Starring middle school girls. Yep, the video above is a fantastic shot-for-shot remake of the 1984 original "Ghostbusters" trailer. If that doesn't sound magical enough, consider...Show More Summary

If high inflation’s not here yet, why should the Fed change course?

Charles Calomiris is worried that if inflation suddenly rises, the Fed won’t be able to control it. Photo by Flickr user Beth. Editor’s Note: With all eyes on the Federal Reserve this week as they ended their bond-buying program, we’ve...Show More Summary

Yet Another Poll Has Deal and Perdue in the Lead

Another poll on the Georgia Senate and Governor’s races is out, this time from Vox Populi, and it shows comfortable leads for Republicans Nathan Deal and David Perdue. But unlike the one from Monmouth University out earlier this week, the Vox Populi poll has more accurate likely percentages of African Americans and women. Show More Summary

? Atheism is not a religion

11 hours agoTechnology / Internet : Noscope

Every once in a while, the topic of religion (or lack there-of) comes up in discussion among me and my friends. I often try to explain what atheism is, or actually what it isn’t, and almost like clockwork it comes up: sounds a lot like religion. It’s an innocent statement, but it also means my explanation failed yet again. […]

These Hilarious Costumes Prove Halloween Is Nothing Without A Great Pun

Whether you're a fan of DumbleDora the Explorer or more of a Bud Light Year kind of person, everyone pretty much agrees there's nothing better than a punny Halloween costume. Proving this point, Jimmy Fallon asked his fans to submitShow More Summary

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