Levi Sharpe

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7-Eleven invites customers to 'Cast their Cups'

Nov 4, 2016
Once again, people are wearing their political affiliations on their coffee sleeves. For the past five election cycles, 7-Eleven has offered its “7-Election: coffee promotion, where customers can buy a red “Republican” or blue “Democrat” coffee cup to show support for their political party and election candidate. Throughout the promotion, which began on Aug. 31 […]

How scientifically plausible is 'Star Trek'?

Sep 5, 2016
A NASA scientist actually looked into it.
Photo of Leonard Nimoy as Spock from the television series "Star Trek."
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The world's top Trekspert on the show's 50-year history

Sep 5, 2016
Writer Mark Altman joined us to talk about how realistic the science fiction series could be.
Mark Altman speaking at the 2015 WonderCon.
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50 years and beyond: Voices from the 'Star Trek' universe

Sep 5, 2016
We're celebrating the show's anniversary with a multipart series.
Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner as Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk from "Star Trek."
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Why every generation should have its own 'Star Trek'

Sep 5, 2016
Brannon Braga, a showrunner, talked to us about his time working behind the scenes.
Showrunner Brannon Braga says there's no show out there like "Star Trek."
Cindy Ord/Getty Images for FOX

Full Interview: Can you Kickstart job growth?

Jul 29, 2016
Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler on the economic impact of the platform.
Co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter Yancey Strickler speaks at a TechCrunch event in New York City.
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Being present in virtual reality

Jul 4, 2016
Felix & Paul Studios share some of the secrets to creating VR experiences.
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Google's Magenta wants to teach machines to be creative

Jun 1, 2016
Giving a new meaning to electronic music.
A photo that's been run through Google's DeepDream neural network.
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How the new e-cigarette regulations will impact small businesses

May 5, 2016
Small shops and vape-makers worry the regulation will put them out of business.
The FDA's new regulations on tobacco includes e-cigarettes, which may impact the industry.

Full interview: Pinterest execs on fish pins, global use

May 5, 2016
More than half of Pinterest's 100 million active users are located outside of the U.S.
Pinterest Chief Creative Officer Evan Sharp (left) and CEO Ben Silbermann in the company's New York offices.
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