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22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

Hung Up

New Study Could Explain The Elusive Reason Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold

The Mpemba effect is even weirder than predicted.<p>If you want to freeze your water faster, heat it up first. This counter-intuitive piece of advice …

Hiking the dangerous and beautiful Angel's Landing Trail

On precipitous hikes, particularly in sections where single file is the necessary order, you are often at the mercy of your fellow climbers. And so …

Boston Dynamics’ new robot is more radical than you

The robots are coming—for the X Games.<p>Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Alphabet, previewed its latest robot, Handle, at a conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. As part of the conference, Boston Dynamics’ founder, Marc Raibert, introduced a short video of the robot, calling it …

Robotics

Three ways to see the Great Wall of China, two much greater than the other

My first trip to China 15 years ago came at a pivotal moment.<p>The country had just been admitted to the<p>World Trade Organization. The largest construction project in the world — the Three Gorges Dam — was nearing completion.<p>A few months before my visit, Beijing had been chosen as the host city for …

Hiking

Scientists Have Just Melted a Solid Below Its Freezing Point

What is happening right now.<p>Thanks to the way chemical bonds between molecules work, phase transitions are generally pretty simple - when a substance …

Teenager invents phone charger which generates energy from the human body

A teenager has invented and developed a phone charger which uses energy from the human body to get the energy to charge your phone.<p>HandEnergy, the brainchild of 19-year-old inventor Michael Vaga, allows you to charge your phone simply by rotating your hand, which activates the device’s gyroscope to …

Portable

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

Garden design ideas, inspiration & pictures

We all know the the benefits of having a green space in our homes, but we either have too little room for a garden or fear the work involved in its …

Here's what Tour de France cyclists eat and drink within an hour after racing

All meals are important for the riders competing in Tour de France, one of the world's most grueling endurance events. But the one eaten immediately after racing five hours is the most critical to recovery and rehydration, and therefore performance. In a short window of about an hour, the cyclists …

These 17 rare panoramas and GIFs show the Apollo 11 moon landing in unbelievable detail

NASAWhen Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon 47 years ago this week, they did what any tourist would do: They took hundreds of photos.A …

Space Science