Most people are familiar with Rubik’s cube, yet only a fraction of people can actually solve it. Chances are, if you don’t know how to solve it, it’s virtually impossible to solve it just by intuition (& it would more likely end up giving you a headache).

What started as…


In early 2005, Dr. Michael Burry, an eccentric hedge fund manager, analysed the mortgage lending practices in the U.S, and was convinced that the subprime mortgage bonds would lose its value by as early as 2007. Dr. Burry anticipated that this would lead the real estate bubble to burst. Following…


Forbes list of Billionaires for 2019 is out and at just 21 years old, Kylie was named as youngest self-made Billionaire ever, surpassing Mark Zuckerberg who became a billionaire at 23.

How it all started?

Like most great stories, it started with an insecurity or a self-doubt. Kylie had naturally thin lips, and one…


Brian Banks was a high school football star from Long Beach, California. A stand out football star, Banks was named one of the Rival.com’s “Juniors to watch” for the class of 2003. His hot streak to become one of the countries top football players however came to an end when…


Jeff Bezos in his office in Seattle. (1999)

Less than 20 years since this day when Jeff Bezos was in his office in Seattle, building his new website, Amazon is worth a Trillion Dollars.

For the last few months we saw industry experts debating whether the first Trillion Dollar US company will be Apple or Amazon. And given…


The news of Elon Musk sleeping in Tesla factory is a routine now. And truth be told, it’s always been that way for him. During his first startup X.com, he couldn’t afford to get an apartment, so he slept in the office where he would code the site at night…


This is the cover of Business Week from February 1996. Apple was just 90 days away from bankruptcy and the company that literally started the revolution in personal computers, was about to go down the lanes of history. It was then that the board of directors at Apple took the…


Vijay Sharma, Founder & CEO of PayTM

Forbes Billionaires List for 2017 is out and for the first time in history, India has over 100 Billionaires, my favorite being Vijay Shekhar Sharma of Paytm, who is also the youngest Indian Billionaire now. Building a business of $6 Billion in less than 7 years might look like a…


10 years ago, Nokia had 1 Billion mobile phone users and Apple had none. A decade later, the numbers have almost altered.


Traditionally, for NASA to launch anything into space JUST ONCE could cost anywhere from $100 to 260 Million dollars. For the SpaceX program, a Falcon 9 rocket costed about $57 Million to make and most importantly, it is REUSABLE. This is a quantum leap in cost savings. But how does…

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