Articles in the category Startups

“Peeple” App Lets You Rate People — Without Them Knowing

As if there still weren’t enough ways to compromise your consent, the Internet serves up this brand new thing called Peeple. Imagine an app that let’s you rate any human you’ve ever encountered in your life — your coworkers, friends, family members, exes, that dude you see often in the bus or subway — all […]

Wiselike Lets Users Pose Questions to Professionals

Wiselike, a knowledge sharing platform that aims to connect users with professionals from all walks of life, beta launches today with Q&A pages from scientists, actors, and other experts in their field. y now, much of the drama that plagued Reddit’s AMA feature has blown over. That’s good news for AMA junkies, but may be […]

Eter9 Learns Your Personality So You Can Have a Social Media Profile When You Die

Eter9 is a new social network that promises social media immorality by posting on your behalf after you die. here are many proposed paths to immortality, but few have taken the approach of Eter9. The social network analyzes your post history and learns your personality and interests so it can post on your behalf after […]

Japanese Travel Agency Takes Your Toys on Tour

Travelophiles, good news! There’s this Japanese travel agency that now offers packages to tour the loveliest cities in Japan for as low as $35.00! No need to pack your luggage, or even book a hotel room! Forget your visa; you even be needing one anyway! Live in Europe, South America, or Africa? for an extra […]

Pornhub Launches Netflix Style Subscription Service

The world’s most popular pornographic website launches a Netflix-style subscription service.    ans of high-definition pornography, raise your left hand in celebration; you may have a new god to add to your on-demand media pantheon. Nestled between Netflix and Hulu, you may soon find PornHub Premium, the company’s new subscription-based video streaming service which promises […]

New App Promises To Bust Spoilers

How many times have you been in a conversation and heard, “Did you see what happened when…” and you suddenly have to run from the room to keep from ruining that season finale you DVRed? Well, one new application is aiming to save you from spoilers, while still allowing you to talk about your favorite […]

Infamous Children’s Scary Stories Book Could Become Documentary [Video]

Most 90’s children have a memory of creeping themselves out by reading Alvin Schwartz’s collection of haunted folk tales, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark. The creepy illustrations and haunting tales were a hit with children, but yet heavily challenged by parents. In fact, the franchise was the most challenged book of the 1990’s. […]

The trouble with crowd-funding

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years or so, you’re probably aware of crowd-funding and how this supposedly phenomenal means to raise seed money can be a good thing for entrepreneurs. There have been early success stories, such as the Pebble smartwatch and the Oculus Rift, which have raised […]