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10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Coffee

We would tell you to brew a pot in honor of National Coffee Day today (Sept. 29), but you're probably on your third cup already. So here are 10 more things you can do with the greatest caffeinated beverage.<p><b>Deodorize Your Fridge/Freezer</b><p>Something in the fridge gone bad? Once you throw out the …

That Goal to Stop Warming at 2 Degrees? We Should Forget About It

Over the past decade, international plans to halt climate change have been chiefly focused around a single goal: stopping the world's atmosphere from warming more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. David Victor, professor of international relations at the University of California, …

10 iOS Features You Should Probably Turn Off

Apple's iOS 8 brought a host of new abilities (and problems) to its mobile operating system. But some of these new features—and some of the holdovers from iOS 7—you might be better off without. RELATED: 10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do.Apple iPhone 6: The Popular Mechanics review.I …

The Best iPhone 6 Cases You Can Buy

As tempting as it is to go sans case to show off your new iPhone 6, you're only one drop away from regretting it. Here, the best cases to protect your iPhone 6 while maintaining status-symbol visibility.<p>As tempting as it is to go sans case to show off your new iPhone 6, you're only one drop away …

Lose Yourself in These Videos of Chemistry Up Close

Scientists in China use 4K imaging to make the most gorgeous chemistry videos we've ever seen.<p>Scientists at the University of Science and Technology of China created these up-close movies of chemical reactions, featuring chemical formulas overlaid on the video to tell you what you're looking at. …

Chemistry

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Red Cross

Our First Look at the Moon's Far Side

The race to land a man on the Moon in the 1960s dominates narratives of the early space age, but it wasn’t the only time the United States and the Soviet Union were racing to achieve a goal in space. In the late 1950s, both nations were fighting to get spacecraft to the Moon, and among those …

A Legion Of Walruses, Hidden Moon Valleys, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

High-altitude wind contains enough energy to power the planet. A Boston start-up wants to be the first to bring it down to Earth.<p>Nothing about the grooved, inflatable body taking shape inside Greentown Labs in Somerville, Massachusetts, resembles a wind turbine. It looks more like a jetliner's …

Renewable Energy

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The Brilliant Ten: Jonathan Viventi Builds Devices That Decode Thoughts

His brain implants could one day halt epileptic episodes and allow amputees to control prostheses with their minds.<p>Jonathan Viventi spent his early 20s engineering wireless technologies for cellphones. These days, he’s applying the same skills to medicine. As a bioengineer at New York University’s …

York University

The Brilliant Ten: Katharina Ribbeck Makes Antibiotic Alternatives Out Of Mucus

Snot is way more sophisticated than people give it credit for.<p>The human body pumps out more than a gallon of mucus each day. People tend to dismiss this slippery stuff as waste, but Katharina Ribbeck, a biochemist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discovered that mucus is actually a …

Watch This Morning's Eclipse Happen In One Minute

Plus, great shots an Illinois man caught while standing in his backyard<p>Early this morning, Americas time, the moon underwent a total eclipse. The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles trained its telescope on the moon for the event, then made this wonderful one-minute video out of five and a half …

Los Angeles

The Brilliant Ten: Manu Prakash Brings Science To The Masses

He creates low-cost alternatives to high-tech research equipment.<p>When he was a boy growing up in India, Manu Prakash didn’t have a microscope, but he’d seen drawings of one. Convinced he could build his own, he stole the thick lenses from his brother’s only pair of eyeglasses. Though the fledgling …

Inventions

49 Dumb Things Bosses Really Said | Inc.com

I've posted some of these management gems previously but I've been adding to the list over the years. I can't provide sources for all of them (some came from forum comments) but, based upon the big company bosses I've known, they all sound like real-life remarks:<p>"Am I the only one around here with …

Leadership

Secrets of Creating Great Brand Names With Buzz | Inc.com

When it comes to creating brand names that really pack a punch, Alexandra Watkins has built a track record that's hard to beat. Some of the particularly memorable names she has created (by way of her San Francisco-based firm, Eat My Words) include: Spoon Me (a frozen yogurt business), Eat My Dust …

Jeff Bezos

Sales Prospecting Isn't an Event. It's a Campaign.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bill is responsible for sales at his company and considers himself a tenacious worker. Whenever he discovers a new prospect, he will attempt to contact that person by phone, through email and even with an office visit if possible. After a …

Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. He was 95.<p>President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech.<p>From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African …