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How I got sucked into the cryptocurrency craze and walked away with $13 million
This is the first-person account of Dan Conway, an ex-middle manager in corporate America who made a fortune betting his life savings on cryptocurrency.
The father of the modern frozen food industry
How one man’s curiosity and relentless experimentalism forever changed the way Americans eat food.
How Pizza Hut stopped innovating its pizza and fell behind Domino’s
In the late ‘90s, Pizza Hut was an innovation powerhouse, with creations like Stuffed Crust and BigFoot. Today, the chain has been forced to shift focus from food to technology.
How one man went from a life prison sentence to a $100k+ engineering job
In 1996, Zachary Moore committed a murder. Today, he’s a computer engineer at a Silicon Valley tech firm. Here’s how he got there.
The local TV star who rigged the lottery
In 1980, a church leader and trusted newsman exploited flaws in the Pennsylvania state lottery — and nearly got away with it.
The mannequin queen: How one woman built a business out of retailers’ trash
When big retail chains want to get rid of their mannequins, they call Judi Townsend, America’s premier ‘mannequin broker.’
The man who built his own Lamborghini
When Mike Vetter’s dream of owning a Lamborghini didn’t come to fruition, he built one himself. Now he earns a living making his own supercars.
To bring you the latest Trends, we talk to founders who can’t give up the chase
Find out who’s inspiring us, what we look forward to and why we continue to chase trends.
Is the era of the $100+ graphing calculator coming to an end?
Texas Instruments has enjoyed a near-monopoly on graphing calculators for nearly three decades. But new technology may be threatening the company’s empire.
We’ve Just Launched Signals, A New Feature to Help You Find Fast Growing Trends
Each week publish Signals, our way of showing you what's trending or growing based on thousands of bits of data. Want to try?
Calm Co-Founder Michael Acton Smith is sharing his growth tactics at Hustle Con
Read the story of how Calm founders captured 100k emails with a single webpage.
What went wrong at Uber
A chat with New York Times tech reporter, Mike Isaac, on the peril of hyper-growth, Silicon Valley’s cult-like founder worship, and what drives good people to do bad things.