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.
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 […]
We live in a world where it’s possible to make a living by posting stupid things on YouTube. Even though the barrier to entry is theoretically low, a lot of people don’t realize that “talent” and “creativity” make the path to Internet stardom infinitely easier. Unfortunately, not everyone can come up with original ideas to […]
A TransAsia Airways plane crashed into a series of residential buildings and two houses in Taiwan’s Penghu Islands earlier this morning, killing at least 47 people and injuring nine others. The crash occurred at 7 pm local time in a heavily populated region of Penghu County. Although various sources are reporting different amounts of casualties, […]
SeaWorld has announced plans to expand the size of the tanks for killer whales at three parks. The parks claim this expansion was a long-term plan and has nothing to do with “Blackfish,” the documentary that has turned anyone with a Netflix account into a semi-informed, half-willing whale activist. “Blackfish” used the life of the killer […]
The conflict between Israel and Palestine shows no signs of stopping — and one artist has crafted his own shocking take on the issue. Italian artist and graphic designer aleXsandro Palombo released illustrations featuring Aladdin, Jasmine and other cartoon characters depicted as members of Hamas. Palombo introduces the illustrations in a blog post and condemns the organization […]
Robin Williams’ life meant so much to so many people. He created a real, deep emotional connection with his fans and audiences. He could be hilarious one moment and somber the next. Williams might have had the greatest range of any actor in history. One of the people he touched was Questlove of The Roots. […]
In case you were unaware, today marks the Nintendo Game Boy’s 25th birthday. You might not have noticed how much time has passed since that lifesaver of a device, aka the boredom-killer, was introduced to North America. It’s pretty insane to take a look back at the electronic timeline and check out what’s come out […]
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