People aren’t as scared of biological warfare ‘as they should be,’ according to the head of Silicon Valley’s largest startup accelerator

People aren’t as scared of biological warfare ‘as they should be,’ according to the head of Silicon Valley’s largest startup accelerator

Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital Conference in Laguna Beach, California, on October 18, 2017. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Y Combinator president Sam Altman says people are not as scared about biological warfare “as they should be.”…

Parking lots are the new solution to the homelessness crisis in cities — but they're also part of the problem

Parking lots are the new solution to the homelessness crisis in cities — but they're also part of the problem

As urban housing costs continue to soar, more homeless residents are living in cars than ever before. Despite local attempts to ban people from residing in their vehicles, safe parking programs are springing up in cities across the country — particularly along…

A parasite found in cat poop has been linked to a higher likelihood of entrepreneurial behavior in people who get infected

A parasite found in cat poop has been linked to a higher likelihood of entrepreneurial behavior in people who get infected

Shutterstock A new study has found a link between a parasite in cat feces and entrepreneurial behavior. Humans can be infected with Toxoplasma gondii if they come into contact with cat feces or contaminated products, but most people do not show any…

A revolutionary veggie burger that sizzles, bleeds, and tastes like real beef is coming to White Castle

A revolutionary veggie burger that sizzles, bleeds, and tastes like real beef is coming to White Castle

Impossible Foods and White Castle are teaming up to bring the revolutionary veggie burger to the masses. Hollis Johnson White Castle has just introduced the Impossible Slider — a veggie burger that looks and tastes like real beef. The burger patty is…

Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous 'behavior-modification empires' resulting from a tragic mistake

Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous 'behavior-modification empires' resulting from a tragic mistake

Getty Images All of the troubles surrounding Facebook and Google can be traced back to a mistake, according to TED speaker and virtual reality visionary Jaron Lanier. At this point, Lanier said, we shouldn’t call companies like Facebook social networks. “Call them…