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Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, illustrated.

SUCCESS INSIDER: The cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz on what makes great culture — and 24 podcasts that will school you like an MBA

Our regular newsletter on getting things done. Leaders range from IBM's data chief to the cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz.
Aja Edmond, 2012 grad of Stanford GSB.

SUCCESS INSIDER: The essay that got me into Stanford business school, plus the books tech chiefs rely on for digital overhauls

The essay is one of the hardest and most important parts of the business school admissions process. Success Insider reveals what makes one sing.
Leslie Field at the Ice911 Arctic test site in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.

An engineer has devised a way to stop Arctic ice from melting by scattering millions of tiny glass beads to reflect sunlight away

The Arctic is melting faster than ever. One nonprofit wants to blanket parts of glaciers in glass beads to reflect sunlight and slow the thaw.
A television set in the 1930s.

What 14 everyday items looked like when they first came out

Inventions such as vacuum cleaners and washing machines looked very different when they first came out.
Furby took over the 90s.

13 outrageous ideas that made people ridiculously rich

Everyone has million-dollar ideas, but people rarely act on them. Mistakes, too, can sometimes even mean millions.
We can thank screen legend Hedy Lamarr for inventing wireless communication.

14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

Believe it or not, female scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer and the DNA double helix — but they often weren't given credit for their work originally.
The New York World's Fair has brought about some famous inventions.

15 inventions and landmarks that you had no idea debuted at World’s Fairs

The Space Needle, Ferris wheel, Ford Mustang, and the ice cream cone were all introduced at World's Fairs throughout history.

These are Apple’s 3 best inventions since the iPhone

For years, Apple was "the Macintosh company." Then, it became "the iPod company." Now, it's "the iPhone company." But it's really more than that.
Leonardo da Vinci made several predictions about technology and the natural world that were eventually proven right.

11 predictions from Leonardo da Vinci that actually came true

Leonardo da Vinci made several predictions about technology and the natural world that eventually were proven right.

20 products you won’t believe were created the same year

Some inventions are so ubiquitous that it feels like they've been around forever, but many are more recent than you might think.