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‘Game Of Thrones’ Actor Jack Gleeson Reveals He Wet His Pants While Filming ‘Reign Of Fire’

Jack Gleeson, the exceedingly nice chap who played royal dingus King Joffrey on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, has said he plans to give up acting now that he’s done with the massive HBO show. The reason behind his departure right at the height of his fame is pretty straight forward. “I’ve been acting since age …

10 Best Marketing Books for Small Business Owners

If you want to fix your business, I bet what you need to know is in a book. I have pulled together a list of the best marketing books on the market today. Some are classics others are noteworthy recent releases, but all of these business resources, are worth your time each book on this list has …

Here's What Entrepreneurs Need to Know about SEO

Let’s be honest.<p>Online marketing is challenging. Every entrepreneur with a website has found this out at one point or another.<p>If you’re like most other entrepreneurs, you have poured tons of effort into your marketing efforts. You work on your content and your social media presence.<p>Only to realize …

Marketing

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.<p>Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed. Also, …

Mini microscope is a window into live muscle tissue

Step aside, Fitbit. Data-driven fitness gadgets have nothing on this: A tiny, wearable microscope catches glimpses of muscles in action. The mini …

Stanford University

Cotton Candy Inspires New Method for Tissue Engineering

We know our organs are supported by blood. We know that that blood is delivered to our various cells through a network of blood vessels. What we …

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells …

The 10 Best Sites to Download Free STL Files for 3D Printing

Jan 25, 2016 | By Kira<p>As <b>3D printing goes mainstream in 2016</b>, more and more users will be looking for new and fun projects they can 3D print at home. …

New Light-Activated Nanoparticles Kill Over 90% of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A new solution in the fight against superbugs.<p>Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a growing problem around the world, responsible for some 2 …

This Entrepreneur Also Paid All His Employees a Living Wage and It Worked (Even If He Didn’t Get a $500K Book Deal)

Trevor Burgess is the CEO of a small Florida bank who also decided to equalize worker pay. Here's his story on why the more you pay, the more you make.<p>By now you've read the stories about Dan Price, the founder and CEO of Gravity Payments, who made an audacious move earlier this year by deciding to …

Florida

Light-scattering Nanoparticles Could Lead to Invisbility Cloaks and Smaller Optical Antennas

Photo: A*STAR Data Storage InstituteA research team from A*STAR Data Storage Institute in Singapore and St. Petersburg University in Russia has …

Engineers Combine Biological Energy-Harvesting with Electronic Circuits

The future promises bomb-sniffing dogs on a chip and so much more.<p>Engineers at Columbia University have, for the first time, successfully plugged an electronic circuit into a biological energy-harvesting system constructed only from raw molecular materials. The advance, described Monday in Nature …

A radically simple idea may open the door to a new world of antibiotics

“Everyone thought the solution would be high-tech,” said Epstein. But the one that he and his colleagues have found is remarkably straightforward. …

22 engineering jobs that pay $110,000 or more

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest professional organization for engineers, conducts an annual salary survey.<p>In the one released in 2015, involving more than 12,000 of its US members, median compensation (salary + bonuses, etc.) across all types of engineering …

Scientists Have Turned Gum Into a Carbon Nanotube-Loaded Sensor

It sounds like it could be something that Q hands to Bond, but researchers have developed a way to incorporate carbon nanotubes into chewing gum so …

Nanotech

Scientists grew a pair of vocal cords that produce sound — a huge medical advance

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison grew a pair of vocal cords that appear to be able to produce sound.<p>Dr. Nathan Welham, who lead the project, said they could someday help the millions of people who have lost their ability to speak.<p>He said the vocal cords his team created …

Vocal Cords

Disrupting Today's Healthcare System

This week in San Diego, Singularity University is holding its Exponential Medicine Conference, a look at how technologists are redesigning and rebuilding today's broken healthcare system.<p>Healthcare today is reactive, retrospective, bureaucratic and expensive.<p>It's sick care, not healthcare.<p>This blog …

Medical Technology

24 Completely Genius Trash-to-Treasure Crafts

The 11 Most Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Make

Learn from these entrepreneurs who sounded off about their biggest screw-ups on the question-and-answer website Quora.<p>Startups are hard. And if you're a rookie founder, things could fall apart easily.<p>So how do you make sure you don't make dumb mistakes as a first-timer?<p>One way is to learn from the …

Business Strategy

3D Printing Breakthrough Could Change Healthcare

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have used a new technique to print soft tissue an off-the-shelf 3D printer, and hope to use the method to make …

Carnegie Mellon University

A 'huge milestone': approval of cancer-hunting virus signals new treatment era

Imlygic programs viruses to attack only cancer cells and gives patients more humane options – potentially ‘a complete change in the game’ in treatment<p>A new cancer treatment strategy is on the horizon that experts say could be a game-changer and spare patients the extreme side effects of existing …

Cancer

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

General Motors

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Cancer drug development time halved thanks to artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has halved the time it has taken to bring a cancer combatting drug to market, start-up claims<p>A cancer-fighting drug is on target to be brought to market in half the expected time thanks to the use of artificial inteligence in testing, a start up has claimed.<p>Berg Health, a …

New theory of stealth dark matter may explain universe's missing mass

Scientists have come up with a new theory that may identify why dark matter has evaded direct detection in Earth-based experiments.

How the Body's Trillions of Clocks Keep Time

Carrie Partch was at the tail end of her postdoc when she made the first discovery. The structural biologist was looking at a database of human …

Humans: The Next Platform

Biohacking and transhumanist advances (including nootropics, extended longevity, cybernetic implants, better behavioral and genetic …