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IFR En-Route Charts

Airport Information:<p>Airport information is provided in the legend, and the symbols used for the airport name, elevation, and runway length are …

Wearable devices for cows the next level in precision farming

Until last year, David Simmons would wake up at 4 every morning and trudge 1,200 feet to his barn to tend to the cows. The 33-year-old, who owns a dairy farm near Corner Brook, followed a strict schedule of 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. milkings, and had to be in the barn early each day to prepare.<p>But ever …

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Flipagram Could Be Bigger Than Instagram

<i>This story appears in the December 14, 2015 issue of FORBES.</i><p>Farhad Mohit wasn’t panicking (he’d started and sold two websites before), but at the end of 2013 the entrepreneur realized his startup was going to run out of money by February. Two days before Christmas his wife gave birth to their …

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With These Animal Fitbits, Farmers Can Recognize The Patterns In Dairy Cow Mooovements

Amsterdam-based Connecterra looks to have a jumpstart on other players we’ve seen in the “quantified ag” space. It has sensors to pick the movements …

Loneliness triggers biological changes which cause illness and early death

Danger signals activated in the brain by loneliness ultimately affect the immune system, scientists have found.<p>Loneliness is not just an emotional state of mind, it actually triggers genetic changes which cause illness and early death, a study shows for the first time.<p>Previous studies have found …

Which massive hard drives are too big to fail?

One year ago we were given some insight into which hard drives last the longest thanks to Backblaze media’s analysis of the tens of thousands of hard drives in their data center. The company uses regular consumer-grade hard drives due to the cheaper costs to power their unlimited storage offerings …

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

15 Unique 30 Day Challenges Guaranteed To Make You A Better You

The appeal of 30 day challenges is they offer just enough time for a new goal to be palatable yet long enough to be challenging. While many people wait until January to set their new year’s resolutions, the window of opportunity is always open for those who want to set new goals. In fact, the …

These Diagrams Reveal How To Do Business With People Around The World

British linguist Richard Lewis and his consulting firm have extensively analyzed cultural interactions, as detailed in his book, "When Cultures Collide." (You'll find more good analysis in recent bestseller "The Culture Map" by Erin Meyer.)<p>We've published some of Lewis' insights here, and none are …

THE AD-VIEWABILITY REPORT: The Top Statistics That Illustrate The Growing Problem Of Unseen Digital Ads

<i>Consider:</i><p>Users are often served an ad that appears in an inactive web window or an out-of-view part of their screen.<br>• Viewability is particularly challenging for online video ads, since these ads are meant to be seen, heard, <i>and</i> played-through.<br>• Automated platforms for buying and selling online ads also …

25 Web Resources That Will Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive people are masters of efficiency — tuning their calendars, arranging their tasks, and otherwise making the most of their time.<p>To aid your quest for efficiency, here are 25 of the most useful web productivity resources we've found.<p>They'll save you a lot of time in the long</b> …

Could Depression Actually Be Nothing More Than an Allergic Reaction?

New research suggests that depression may be a reaction to inflammation within the body. But will shifting the blame from the head to the body affect the stigma that still exists?<p>Our understanding and awareness of depression has, thankfully, evolved some way beyond the old-fashioned, "Oh, just pull …

The seven habits of highly confident people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. It influences your success in leadership, how you engage with your team, and at work in general. It influences how you build your business, how you are in your family life, …

Learning Matters: Failure Can Lead to Success

<i>"You might say that we have PhD's in planning and kindergarten educations in doing."</i> -- Dr. Ryan Babineaux and Dr. John Krumboltz<p>Do you remember learning the alphabet?<p>Of course not, but I guarantee that you learned by practice, and that you failed many times before you succeeded.<p>As we dive into the …

The 'On-Demand Economy' Is Reshaping Companies And Careers

All the householder needs is a credit card and a phone equipped with Handy's app, and everything from spring cleaning to flat-pack-furniture assembly gets taken care of by "service pros" who earn an average of $18 an hour.<p>The company, which provides its service in 29 of the biggest cities in the …

15 best Android VPN apps

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are among the best security tools a web surfer can have. You can use them to surf otherwise seedy public WiFi with more security and privacy. They can even get around firewalls, and the list of potential uses goes on and on. Whatever the reason, VPNs are powerful and …

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Twelve money-saving travel secrets from experts

Slide 1 of 14<p>Experts at the recent travel industry show hosted by the New York Times shared 12 secrets about saving money on flights, cruises and …

5 Essential Ingredients to Doing What You Love For a Living

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I decided to leave my own corporate job years ago to pursue the culinary arts, I couldn’t think much further than doing what I love on a daily basis: cooking. But it soon became clear to me that leaving the safety of one career to …

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

Groundbreaking Study Reveals The Main Reason Behind Most Cases Of Cancer

The researchers said Thursday that random DNA mutations accumulating in various parts of the body during ordinary cell division were the prime culprits behind many cancer types.<p>They looked at 31 cancer types and found that 22 of them, including leukemia and pancreatic, bone, testicular, ovarian, …

Here's How Every Major Asset Class On The Planet Did In 2014

This is the chart everyone is talking about right now: the 2014 performance of various futures. Let's hope you bet on coffee and beef, rather than oil and cotton.

Did the Saudis and the U.S. Collude in Dropping Oil Prices?

The oil price drop that has dominated the headlines in recent weeks has been framed almost exclusively in terms of oil market economics, with most …

Regulators Say Etihad Must Honor Its Mistake Low Fares -- But the Rules May Change

Sometime on Christmas morning, a computer system at Etihad Airways began to issue tickets at ridiculously low fares, including $187 from New York to Abu Dhabi and $277 from New York to Johannesburg.<p>Very quickly thereafter, various websites and bloggers began to publicize the mistake. A <i>Forbes</i> story …

5 Charts That Explain The Biggest World Economy Trends In 2014

With 2014 about to end, Societe Generale's cross-asset team has pulled together a pile of charts that explain the biggest trends in financial markets this year.<p>Here are the best five, showing the big trends that have been at play in advanced economies over the past 12 months:<p><b>1. …

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

A look at the leaked Lollipop build on the Note 3 (international), install instructions included

After having a fantastic Christmas evening, I didn’t think I could possibly receive another awesome gift last week. What I found waiting for me at <i>XDA Developers</i>, however, was an Android Lollipop ROM for the international (N9005) Galaxy Note 3, just there for the taking. After installing it and …

Learn How to Build iOS Apps from Scratch

Have you always wanted to build an iOS app, but lacked the knowledge and skills? Have you ever signed up for an online course on creating iOS apps, only to feel frustrated because the content was out of date or not comprehensive enough? Are you dying to learn more about Swift and programming for …

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An Annotated History Of Oil Prices Since 1861

Oil prices have crashed since the summer.<p>But oil price volatility is not new. Indeed, the price of WTI crude surged by 5% today alone.<p>In a new note to clients, Goldman Sachs analysts offer this cool annotated chart of the history of crude oil prices.

17 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Stress

Think again.<p>It turns out there are plenty of low-stress professions in which you can pull in a pretty penny.<p>We reached out to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., a career-information expert, to find out which ones fit the bill.<p>Shatkin compared average salaries and stress levels of the 767 occupations …