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Revolution Ventures CEO Steve Case.

AOL founder Steve Case is making a bold bet on companies from the Midwest — and he says it’s a lot like the early bet he made on the inter...

With his $150 million "Rise of the Rest" fund, AOL founder Steve Case hopes to spur innovation in the Midwest.
In January 2018, workers extended the solar arrays that will power the InSight spacecraft once it lands on Mars this November.

NASA just dropped a solar-powered lander onto Mars — here’s what InSight will do on the red planet

NASA's Mars InSight Lander blasted off from Earth over six months ago. On Monday, the robot hit martian soil, set to investigate Mars quakes.
Bill Gates holds up a beaker of human feces at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing on November 6, 2018.

Bill Gates is so obsessed with redesigning the world’s toilets — he brought a jar of poop onstage in Beijing to prove it

Bill Gates is spending $400 million to fund research into a new kind of toilet that doesn't require a sewer system.

The 25 most innovative, dynamic, and agile countries in the world, ranked

The World Economic Forum ranked each country according to its business environment and innovation. If you're looking for the best place to build a business, you may not have to look far.

Take a look inside a gorgeous inventor’s paradise in a remote part of Brooklyn that used to be a deserted, rotted-out machine shop

New Lab is an oasis for artists, engineers and entrepreneurs, serving as a hub where they can quickly mockup products and test their ideas.
Stan Lee (L) talks to Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) in "Spider-Man 3."

Stan Lee’s famous Marvel cameos started out as a joke in the comics

Stan Lee said his cameos started back in the comic books as "the artists back then would draw me in as a joke or just to have fun," he said.
Colin O'Brady is at the South Pole, attempting to complete a solo journey that no one has ever survived.

At the bottom of the world, a 33-year-old is about to trek across Antarctica alone — a journey no one has survived. He’s bringing just one...

No one has crossed the South Pole alone (unaided) and survived. Colin O'Brady wants to be the first — here's his plan.
A woman wades through a submerged street at the UNESCO heritage ancient town of Hoi An after typhoon Damrey hit Vietnam in 2017.

20 things we could do right now to prevent the wave of natural disasters, poverty, and pollution to come

Chad Frischmann is convinced he can feed the hungry, curb global warming, and educate today's young minds, all while cooling the planet down for future generations. He explained this plan, called Project Drawdown, to an audience at TED Conference headquarters in New York.

Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson’s new startup incubator in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee sh...

Johnson & Johnson's Manhattan outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, is the new kid on the NYC-health-tech block. Take a look inside JLabs' new NYC digs, which with its coffee-shop vibes looked unlike any startup space we've ever seen.
"It's like being an entrepreneur, minus the risk." An Accenture innovation hub in Detroit is pictured.

Companies like IKEA and Accenture are following in Google’s footsteps to stay ahead of the curve

Home Depot, IKEA, and Accenture are examples of major corporations with smaller innovation labs. Some experts say that aspiring entrepreneurs might do better to work there than to start a company on their own.