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Theory Challenging Einstein's Physics May Soon Be Tested

The Challengers<p>Obviously, challenging a theory that has held its own for decades—a theory that is essentially the cornerstone of physics as we know …

Physics

Understand Quantum Entanglement in 7 Minutes Flat

For many, Quantum Entanglement just frustrates people who try to understand it. Even Albert Einstein was skeptical about this property in quantum …

There ARE parallel universes: Physicists state multiverses are INTERACTING

GETTYThere could be many universes<p>Academics are challenging the status quo of the single universe theory by claiming many different universes coexist …

Quantum Mechanics

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3 ways brand managers can interact with consumers online

Customer service is a crucial element of social media efforts.<p>It’s also important for brand managers to remember that social media isn’t just an …

The Artificial Leaf That Converts Carbon Dioxide To Fuel

<i>Image Source: tweaktown.com</i><p>Sun is the ultimate source of all forms of energy. Solar energy is converted from one form to another and it ultimately …

Europe promises free Wi-Fi for all, faster internet at home, and 5G

ShutterStock<p>The European Commission has been pretty busy lately, not just in dealing with the post-Brexit mess, but also with their digital initiatives. With the new €120 million grant, the EU plans to provide free Wi-Fi in every EU town by 2020. It also wants to make sure that by 2025, 5G is fully …

Audio-visual

The 'Impossible' EM Drive Is About to Be Tested in Space

Time to get to the bottom of this crazy thing.<p>An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally …

Space Travel

How to invent a brand new business model

We all want to be the startup that delivers an experience so frictionless that it disrupts a decades old industry.<p>Uber, Apple, and Amazon are the envy of the business world. Their business models are dissected and scoured for crumbs that will lead other entrepreneurs and stakeholders to innovate …

Inspirational writing advice from Louisa May Alcott and 26 other great women authors

6 Ways To Go From Stressed To Success With Your Business

Before you get too stressed to run your business well, start thinking of the rewards.<p>A lot of stress in the business world tends to lead to a lot of …

Self-help

9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

20 Best Big Data Visualization Tools Reviewed

By Edoardo L’AstorinaBig Data is amazing. It describes our everyday behavior, keeps track of the places we go, stores what we like to do and how much …

Data Visualization

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

Data Science

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Eric Brown on Radiance by Catherynne M Valente, Eleanor by Jason Gurley, Empire V by Victor Pelevin, A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab and Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky<p>In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative …

Books

A timeline of artificial intelligence victories, from 1997-3041

This past week, the Go-playing world was rocked by DeepMind AlphaGo's unexpected victory over legendary champion Lee Se-dol. Sure, supercomputers have beaten chessmasters at their own game before, but due to the extremely complex nature of the 5000-year old game of Go, this was an unprecedented …

Artificial Intelligence

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People | Inc.com

We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with an instinct, or else they study what works best and …

Body Language

Five Bad Habits That Make Meetings Miserable And Unproductive

In 2015 organizations held more than 25 million meetings per day in the United States. This translates to more than $37 billion in lost productivity, according to a study by Fuze. One Harvard Business Review report found that 67% of meetings are considered unproductive by executives and they take …

Time I

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Self-improvement

Seven Practices That Distinguish Great Managers From The Rest

There are plenty of good managers out there. They’re efficient, productive, and ensure employees meet objectives. In other words, they get the job done.<p>Once in a while, however, you’ll come across a great manager — one who not only supervises but leads, inspires and connects with their team on a …

Florida International University

Break your bad habits with these clever gadgets and apps

Do people change?<p>It’s a question usually reserved for those moments we contemplate reuniting with an ex or going back to work with a former boss. But …

5 futuristic oddities from the weird world of wearable tech

When futurists first began to predict the merging of man and machine, they surely couldn't have predicted this: wearable furniture.<p>The Japanese-made Archelis is literally a wearable chair that surgeons can "wear" during long operating procedures. And there are more "wearable chairs" in the offing — …

How Organizations And Leaders Could Be Undermining Their Own Employee Engagement Efforts

According to Deloitte’s 2015 research into Global Human Capital Trends, the top priority for business leaders around the world right now is culture and engagement. They go on to say that ‘organisations are recognising the need to focus on culture and dramatically improve employee …

Employee Engagement

You Can Become a Data Scientist. Yes, You.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you don’t consider yourself data-literate, you’re not alone. Despite the fact that we are in the era of big data, many professionals today shy away from the use of data in their everyday work. In fact, this big data skills gap was …

Big Data

Busting the Hype Behind Deep Neural Networks

An MIT cognitive science researcher questions the 'unreasonable reputation' of neural networks.<p>Many technologists who are not also neuroscientists would like us to believe that human-like artificial intelligence—or something close to it—is right around the corner. Just a discovery or two away. Less …

Artificial Intelligence

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

3 Excel mastery deals to improve your career

While most of us have a rudimentary understanding of Excel, moving beyond expense reports and household budgets can be seriously daunting. To help, we’ve put together three great offers on TNW Deals for anyone looking to increase their skill-sets and productivity with Excel.<p>Everyone from individual …

These Apps Will Actually Change Your Life

YOU CAN DO THIS.<p>Pfft – so easy, right? Right??<p>Kicking bad habits or establishing good new ones is no walk in the park. But, yes, you CAN do it and it can even be fun.<p>According to one study, it takes 66 days to form a habit. If you can stick with actually making your bed for just over two months, …