Austin James Schneider

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From hoverboards to lightsabers: five film inventions in the works

Important as they surely are, news of most manufacturing advances passes us by, mainly on account of it being so boring that reading about it will make you want to cry. Not so for news from Daewoo's shipbuilding factory in South Korea, which has announced that it plans to equip its workers with …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

20 Things Nobody Tells You About Moving Out Of Southern California

PREV NEXT<p>20. You have an accent. No, really.<p>19. The Mexican food is terrible<p>18. You will become a traffic snob<p>17. Most people have never heard of …

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …

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Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

'Layaway Santa' rings up $21k for strangers

He was just going to pick up bicycles for a charity event. Instead, this real-life Santa turned his stop at a central Florida Wal-Mart into an early Christmas delivery for 76 strangers.<p>Greg Parady, 40, was at The Villages Wal-Mart last Saturday to pick up the bikes for a Toys-for-Tots drive held by …

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Facepalm: new program lands facial recognition software in cops' hands

'This pilot program is putting metadata to use in the field in real time.'<p>When San Diego police detain criminal suspects, they don’t only rely on Q&As to extract information about the person in cuffs. Using new facial recognition technology, San Diego police can now match field images with about …

Twitter's IPO Was Mostly Uneventful, and That Means It Was a Success

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How did Twitter do on its first day as a public company? The stock went up! Then it didn't. They …