Magic Leap, the Google-backed "cinematic reality" startup that's made huge waves in the technology community, is close to raising a $1 billion round of new venture funding, reports the South Florida Business Journal. According to that report, such a deal would value Magic Leap at $4.5 billion. Show More Summary
Predictive modeling is the rage these days. Daily fantasy sports have helped to spur a wave of data-driven models and curated algorithms. Fantasy investors are more informed than ever, with rich resources available for every sport. One element that remains unpredictable, though, is injury. Show More Summary
GUEST: Halfway through its third wave of creative self-destruction, Silicon Valley is delivering the biggest shift in consumer media ever and its fourth wave will make us truly mobile in time for its 50th anniversary in 2027.
HLN host Nancy Grace has an impressive record of being wrong about marijuana. Last year she predicted that Colorado's marijuana legalization initiative would lead to "one of the biggest crime waves you've ever seen!" (crime was, in fact, essentially flat in Colorado last year). She went on to argue that marijuana users "shoot each other... stab […]
Omg. You must watch this surfing clip by Dylan Palmer from July 5th at Puerto Escondido and see the biggest wave ever ridden with a skimboard.
Maya Gabeira pictured during her Oceana PSA. (Photo: Oceana / Brian Bielmann Photography) It was a year ago this month when champion big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira set out to ride the biggest wave ever ridden by a woman off Nazaré, Portugal. Show More Summary
Here's a headline - from ThinkProgress - currently bouncing around among advocates and activists like a ping-pong ball. It's a huge compliment to the coalition working together this early autumn to midwife earned sick day legislation - following the breakthrough cities of Newark and Jersey City - through city after city by ordinance. Show More Summary
Here's how activists passed four paid sick days laws in a matter of weeks. The post Meet The People Who Just Created The Biggest Wave Of Paid Sick Day Victories Ever appeared first on ThinkProgress.
As with every year, protesters descended on last week’s NATO Summit to let the world’s leaders know just how evil they all are. However, unlike previous years—when actually quite a lot of people turned up to wave placards at presidents...Show More Summary
Since it swept into Congress during the 2010 wave elections, the Tea Party has claimed small victories in blocking President Barack Obama's legislative priorities and extracting spending cuts through debt-ceiling ceasefires. But if things...Show More Summary
A technology tsunami is about to transform our lives and the global economy. It will be the biggest industrial revolution ever. Latin Americans can surf this giant wave to propel the region into an era of prosperity, inclusion and sustainability. Show More Summary
Keala Kennelly had just finished chasing one of the world’s biggest waves in Teahupoo, Tahiti, in 2011 when she moved on to what seemed like a smaller challenge. After turning in one of the best sessions ever by a woman in the infamous “Code Red” swells at Teahupoo, Kennelly was competing in a memorial heat
I'm impressed. I am truly impressed by the accomplishment. A Brit has, it appears, set a new record for the largest wave ever surfed. What I always wonder when I read stories, such as this, is whether it's a show...
The biggest wave ever ridden this week. The post Andrew Cotton // Nazaré // :57 appeared first on SURFING Magazine.
Noriko Sakai, now that's a name I didn't think I'd ever hear again. At one time Sakai was one of the biggest names in J-Pop with her signature soothing voice. She also made waves on the big screen, starring in the second Ju-On movie....Show More Summary
Meet the board that helped Shawn catch the biggest paddle wave ever.
How is this not celebrated in the streets, exclaimed from rooftops or, more appropriately, given adequate real-time coverage? If someone surfs the world's biggest wave in Portugal, and no one reports on it, did it ever really happen? Read...Show More Summary
Well, isn't that the way it goes... we're in Portugal for ten days, and two days after we leave, the world's largest wave gets surfed! Last weekend, as hurricane conditions swept through the east coast of Europe and killed almost a dozen...Show More Summary
What did you do on Monday? Not much? Well, Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle had a pretty interesting day. First he staged a dramatic rescue that saved his friend and surfing partner Maya Gabeira from drowning. Then he went back out into the ocean and rode what might turn out to be the biggest wave ever […]
The huge storm that lashed much of Europe yesterday created some huge waves, including a monster that might earn surfer Carlos Burle a place in the record books. The Brazilian rode a behemoth of a wave at Nazare, on Portugal's central coast, that appears to be even bigger than the...