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Star Trek’s William Shatner Afraid of Flying?

Star Trek’s William Shatner Afraid of Flying?

By Mike Tuttle August 10, 2014

Virgin CEO Richard Branson gave Captain Kirk the chance to go into space. William Shatner turned him down, and Branson says it’s because Shatner is afraid to fly. Needless to say, this is a tale that beggars belief. Let’s look …

New Reality Competition to Launch Winner into Space New Reality Competition to Launch Winner into Space

Is this the reality competition to end all reality competitions? Well, probably not – but it’s a damn cool idea. Mark Burnett and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic have teamed up to create a new reality show called Space Race, where …

Here Are Some Useful Google Searches Through Glass Here Are Some Useful Google Searches Through Glass

Google’s Mike LeBeau and Amanda Rosenberg decided to make a video to show off some of the the useful searches you can do via Google Glass. “One thing that makes Glass awesome is that you can just long press on …

LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013 LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013

Back in October, LinkedIn rolled out a feature that allowed users to follow “thought leaders,” who used their expertise to educate the public about everything from specific industries to U.S. politics. The program ended up being successful enough that in …

LinkedIn's Influencer Program Makes Progress LinkedIn's Influencer Program Makes Progress

At the beginning of October, LinkedIn debuted their new “Influencer” initiative, which allowed users to follow specific “thought leaders” across the network. At the outset, about 150 thought leaders from various industries were included in the program, which allowed them …

LinkedIn Details the Most-Followed Thought Leaders LinkedIn Details the Most-Followed Thought Leaders

The people of LinkedIn have spoken. After the first month of the social network allowing them to follow “thought leaders,” they have elected Sir Richard Branson as the most thought leadery of all. With 757,000+ followers, he is the the …

Richard Branson Really Hates That Tie You're Wearing Richard Branson Really Hates That Tie You're Wearing

Richard Branson continues to demonstrate that other people’s drug-laced fantasies is simply the way he lives his life. After buckling Kelso into his private spaceship and engaging in some underwater manta ray-wrestling, what could Sir Richard Branson follow up with? …

Is an MBA Worth It? [Infographic] Is an MBA Worth It? [Infographic]

According to MBAOnline, more students are seeking MBAs currently than any other field, with 300,000 new enrollees every year. Roughly 156,250 new MBAs are awarded annually, three times as many compared to undergraduate engineering degrees. Business Administration is the most …

Rebel Billionaire Freaked out By Manta Ray: Branson Rebel Billionaire Freaked out By Manta Ray: Branson

Sir Richard Branson found himself in a little too deep while filming a video about saving the Manta Ray of Mexico. A curious Manta Ray did a fly-by of the multi-billionaire just to check him out. I am sure it …

Branson Inquires About A Joint At The White House
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Richard Branson will have to cross President Obama and the White House off of his short list of places to score some good weed. According to the Business savvy celebrity, they don’t keep any on hand. Branson attended a dinner …

James Cameron Leads Race Into Mariana Trench James Cameron Leads Race Into Mariana Trench
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Director James Cameron is leading a race to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the world’s oceans. Of the four teams vying for the achievement, Cameron’s is in the lead, and the descent would make him …

Richard Branson's Open Letter To Maldives President
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Virgin founder, media tycoon, and fabulously haired billionaire Richard Branson penned an open letter to interim Maldives president Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik to express his shock upon finding out that Waheed was involved in the military coup that unseated the …

Google Earth Could Help Find Fossett
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A lost person could hardly hope for a better friend than Richard Branson, the British billionaire.  Unless, of course, that friend was Google, and there are now indications that the search giant will attempt to find Steve Fossett.