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'Mind Blown': Is Human Ancestor Discovery the Long-Sought Missing Link?

The stunning announcement Thursday that scientists had discovered a "hybrid" early human species immediately set off discussion of whether it's the elusive "missing link" between modern humans and their earliest apelike ancestors.<p>Scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand, the National …

Managing 'Stakeholder Interaction' For Better Business Strategy

The timing is certainly ripe for it. “A road map to help companies integrate social and environmental issues into business strategy, using shareholder dialogue as a means of corporate learning about stakeholder concerns” is being proposed by Cornerstone Capital Group, (CCG) a predominantly …

The Management Skills You Need To Lead Your Team

Leading a team is every kid’s dream. Who doesn’t want to be the hero that slays the enemy, gets the gold, and ultimately leads their people to …

Seahorse's Square Tail Could Pump Up Robotic Arms

The tail of the seahorse doesn't do it any favors when swimming, but it's also a marvel of natural engineering. The appendage allows the creature to grip objects strongly and protects its spine as well. Scientists think this unique accessory could inspire new robotic arms that are both robust and …

The Key Steps to Managing a Heavy Workload

Adapting to a fast pace workload and maximizing your effectiveness is a constant process of triage and balance.<p>As CEO of a rapidly growing company it can feel like I'm running from fire-to-fire, dealing with the pressing needs of the company while trying to address longer-term needs. There are …

Time Management

6 Ways to Improve Your Management Style

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Whether you’re just starting out as a manager or you’ve enjoyed considerable success over the years in management positions across a wide swath of sectors, the ever-shifting work landscape and the generational shift of workers entering it mean …

Leadership

UCLA discovers how solar cells' charges can last for weeks

Solar cells have always been inspired by photosynthesis, so it's only natural for researchers to take cues from different aspects of the energy-making process. A team of UCLA chemists, for instance, have developed a way that will allow solar cells to keep their charge for weeks instead of just a …

Sepp Blatter stands down as Fifa president - the life, times and controversies which damaged his career

Sepp Blatter has stood down as Fifa president after 17 years at the helm. Here are the stand-out highs and lows of his controversial career at the top<p>Sepp Blatter has announced he will step down as Fifa president on a day of stunning developments in world football.<p>The 79-year-old Swiss has called …

The 3 decisions that will change your financial life

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By Tony Robbins, ENTREPRENEUR …

Black Solar Cells Reach Incredible New Efficiency Record

The bright world of photovoltaics<p>Renewable energy is the future. All over the world cities and countries are vowing to go quit fossil fuels and commit to getting their energy fix from 100 percent renewable sources.<p>One of the most popular renewable options is solar—especially in areas that are, …

Clean Energy

Qatar emir's mother speaks out over treatment of Muslims by the west

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Missned, one of most influential women in the Arab world, attacks ‘double standards’, comparing Charlie Hebdo with Chapel Hill<p>Muslims face dehumanisation when western countries apply double standards, the wife of the former emir of Qatar has warned in an unusual and …

100,000 galaxies scanned for signs of alien life

After searching 100,000 galaxies for signs of highly advanced extraterrestrial life, a team of scientists using observations from NASA’s WISE …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Australia’s Plant of Pain

In a country where all the animals are trying to kill you, the Gympie Gympie is a plant that just wants to make you wish you were dead. You don’t …

Gay Muslim’s Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca

Parvez Sharma took the long trip to Mecca with two big secrets: He’s recording his journey on his phone, and he has a husband back home.<p>As thousands …

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

And once that's done? A self-flying car<p><i>Updated 3/16/2015, 4:33 p.m. ET.</i><p>In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated <i>Back To The Future</i> fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid …

Roadsters

7 Quick Tips to Make Your Photos Better

Which compact cameras are worth buying?

Plenty of people have switched to smartphones for their photography needs, but that doesn't mean standalone cameras are dead just yet. Companies like Fuji, Canon and Olympus continue to make great DSLRs and interchangeable lens cameras for photographers who are serious about their picture-taking. …

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …