Evelyn Pelczar is lucky to have all her exes live in Texas so she can spend more time leaving her signature hot pink lipstick stains on the Lavo brunch champagne flutes. Taking on NYC in her 6-inch heels while praying she doesn't get caught in the cobble stones or hit by a taxi, Evelyn enjoys interviewing and finding out the story behind peoples successes while trying to create her own.
This past weekend, New York became the 23rd state in the US to legalize medical marijuana. Though Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill Saturday, it will be at least another 18 months before medical marijuana becomes available in New York...
I used to be one of those hardcore corporate types. The girl in a pencil skirt and blazer with her work Blackberry either glued to her hand or sitting on the table at all times, including weekends and holidays. I remained rigid in the elevators, kept my head down behind my cubicle and maintained a […]
These three kids combined could become the next Mark Zuckerberg… and they’re still in high school. Last month, New York TechDay brought together 400 exhibitors and 10,000 attendees for a day full of demos, pitches and the opportunity to network with entrepreneurs who believe they have the next big thing. Established companies, like Microsoft, Uber, […]
The sharing economy has become somewhat of a buzzword as of late, prompting discussions of start-up tech culture and alternative ways of working. In a job market where young people are overeducated and have few practical, real-world skills, it’s important to redefine the limitations within which we work and live. The ways in which we […]
“Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs Twenty-year-old Northeastern student Ariella Sharf always knew she wanted to start some kind of business and change the world; she just wasn’t sure how. Whenever her mother would tell her that everything in life happens […]
So, you have a brilliant idea and you are ready to change the world? That’s great, but rarely does a company succeed with just one founder. In most cases, you depend on a team of the best people you can find and a cofounder to be your soul mate. Similar to most entrepreneurs who are […]
For startups, getting acquired usually serves as a memorable landmark. In most cases, being bought out by Apple, Google, Yahoo! and the like is an event that has long been aspired to by the young companies in question. For CEOs, getting an offer that is 100 times more than what they invested in their companies […]
Women everywhere are told to watch their drinks at parties and clubs. Leaving one’s drink unattended increases risks of sexual assault, especially with date rape drugs lurking around too many corners. But could a new device actually prevent date rape from happening? The pd.id, created by Canadian technical entrepreneur David Wilson, is a tiny, portable device that, if […]
It’s amazing how easy it is to get people to do stupid things on camera by simply lying to their faces. It would appear that a lot of people are willing to do almost anything for a little bit of exposure, and I’ve just realized that I should clarify exactly what kind of video I’m […]
NBA free agency rumors are whirling around from coast to coast, and so are the players themselves. Early offseason vacations are in full swing, and these guys can finally put their million-dollar max contracts to use and have a poppin’ time. They’ve earned it! Carmelo Anthony has been making most noise as he visits potential suitors […]
Kendall Jones, the young girl whose hunting and killing of threatened animals has enraged thousands, is actually a humanitarian, says her father, Cody Jones. The elephants, lions and leopards that Kendall killed are not on the endangered species list, Cody says. He tells TMZ that some of his daughter’s killings were humane. A photo on […]
Leftover Chinese won’t be as appetizing the second time around. Researchers at General Electric have developed a tool that can quickly measure the calories in your food by utilizing three pieces of information: fat content, water content and weight. (The calories from all the other constituents of food — such as sugar, fiber and protein […]
LeBron James is a high character guy. He was raised the right way, and no matter how much success he reaches throughout his life, he’ll always just be a humble kid from Akron, Ohio. Of course, things can get tricky when the media’s on your ass all day trying to watch your every move. This […]
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