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10 Business Leaders' Favorite Quotes That Will Motivate You and Eliminate Excuses

Need a little inspiration? Check out these words of wisdom.<p>Excuses kill dreams -- both personal and professional -- every day. You either make them and lose or refuse to give in and eventually win.<p>The great thing about entrepreneurship is that we all possess the one tool that can help us reach any …

Breakthrough for Science as MIT Researchers Create a New Form of Matter

A new form of matter has been created by MIT researchers that combine the properties of both solids and superfluids. It was done using lasers to …

Quantum Physics

Scientist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

Tesla is powering the Hawaiian island of Kauai with more than 54,000 solar panels and its giant battery packs

Tesla officially unveiled the project Wednesday morning in Kauai following opening remarks by CTO JB Straubel and David Ige, governor of Hawaii. Tesla partnered with the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to launch the project.<p>The solar farm is composed of 54,978 solar panels with 13 megawatts …

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

Architecture

Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular | Inc.com

If you're looking for reasons to make time in your busy schedule to keep learning, there's no shortage of possibilities. First and foremost, perhaps, is that you'll be in great company. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey all set aside dedicated time to learn new things each week. Look …

Bill Gates

Light-Based Computers Will Run at Least 20 Times Faster Than Your Laptop

We can't wait!<p>For the past four decades, the electronics industry has been driven by what is called Moore's Law, which is not a law but more an axiom …

Elon Musk dishes more dirt on his tunneling plans

Have boring machine, will tunnel<p><i>Bloomberg</i> has a great new feature out on Elon Musk’s tunnel boring ambitions. It adds a lot of color to what we know so far about the billionaire’s plans, but still leaves us with questions. Since Musk first started tweeting about his tunnel plans last December, …

Ocean oxygen levels drop 2% in 50 years, Nature study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Climate change is extending far beyond the threat of melting polar ice caps -- it's putting a dangerous stranglehold on life in oceans, too.<p>A new study published in the science journal Nature Wednesday found that the ocean's worldwide oxygen content declined by more than 2% between 1960 and …

Global Warming

Stealthy Bacteria and Fungi Lurk in Medical Marijuana

Some 1.2 million Americans turn to medical marijuana for help managing their illnesses each year, but few ever consider that contaminants on their …

Cannabis

5 Things People Should Stop Bragging About

It’s always important to put your best foot forward, whether you’re in a job interview, at a party, on a date, or brainstorming with your boss. But …

An unknown hero is donating copies of "1984" to a bookstore, hoping to inspire people to "fight back"

Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, an anonymous person has donated copies of <i>1984</i> to a bookstore to give out for free, urging …

Books

SpaceX Is About to Send a Lethal Superbug Into Orbit

To mutate the hell out of it.<p>SpaceX is preparing to launch a lethal, antibiotic-resistant superbug into orbit on February 14, to live its days in the …

NASA's new electronics can survive the heat of Venus

To call Venus inhospitable would be putting it mildly. It has proven extremely challenging to study in close detail, mainly because of its surface temperature -- a mean of 735 Kelvin (462 degrees Celsius, or 863 degrees Fahrenheit), with atmospheric pressure 90 times that of Earth. The longest …

Engineering

SpaceX targets February 18 for Dragon resupply mission to ISS

SpaceX has a new date for its next launch – February 18, when it’s hoping to make its first launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at pad LC-39A. The first launch from the Florida facility was originally set for January 29, and was set to be a mission to deliver a commercial EchoStar satellite …

‘Minor’ fire at Galaxy Note 7 battery supplier’s Tianjin plant saw 110 firefighters and 19 trucks sent to put out blaze, according to emergency services<p>A fire that drew out 110 firefighters and 19 trucks to a factory operated by Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery supplier, Samsung SDI, was caused by …

Galaxy Note

Follow These 8 Steps to Stay Focused and Reach Your Goals

Decrease the amount of noise in your head.<p>Accomplishing a goal can be hard work. But even if a project is something you are passionate about and want to complete, distractions such as social media, doubts and other tasks can make it nearly impossible to concentrate on it. Don’t fret. We're here to …

How Habits Become Your Destiny

Habits are a part of everyone's life. We all have them, we all know of them, and most of us tend to complain about them. Yet not many of us take the …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Mission to clear up Earth’s orbit ends after device created with a fishing net company fails to deploy<p>An experimental Japanese mission to clear space junk from the Earth’s orbit has ended in failure, officials said on Monday, in an embarrassment for Tokyo.<p>More than 100m pieces of rubbish are …

Space Exploration

Want To Stand Out From The Crowd? You Need To Have This Performer Mindset First

Living your life through the lens of a performer gives you a definite edge over all the other characters.

Scientists just discovered a new continent, and wait, what now??

Fun fact: Scientists just discovered a new continent. Yes, we said a new continent, and we are just as confused as you are.<p>While it sounds crazy that …

Smart cities need more industry partnerships, less gadget worship

While a dizzying array of connected gadgetry is vying for room on city leaders’ wish lists, industry experts advise less focus on the technology itself and more on industry partnerships that can build out smart cities.<p>At the recent U.S. Conference of Mayors held in Washington, D.C., Joanne Hovis, …

12 The Most Important Things To Do When You Are Young

BY <b>MAX LUKOMINSKYI</b><p>While traveling around Europe, I met a lot of interesting people and made new friends. However, one guy who was in his late 30s made …

Tesla Motors Is Officially Changing Its Name | Inc.com

Tesla Motors isn't just a car company.<p>That's been true for some time, as Elon Musk's firm has pushed its way into the energy sectorover the past two years.<p>But now the company is making it official. A new SEC filing on Wednesday revealed that the company will change its name from Tesla Motors to …

Tesla

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

NASA releases first results from ‘Year In Space’ twin study

The first results from NASA’s Year in Space brothers are in, and show glimpses of how stressful a trip to Mars could be for the human body.<p>Astronaut …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Physics