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Meet the first lady of graphene, turning harmful gases into the wonder stuff

Catharina Paukner is building a supersized graphene factory in Cambridge that can turn methane from landfill - or even cows - into modern-day black gold<p>The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But Cambridge could …

Former Product VP Daniel Graf Leaves Twitter After Demotion

Graf announced his departure Friday on Twitter.<p>Twitter’s former head of product Dainel Graf is leaving the company just one month after he was demoted.<p>Graf announced his departure on Twitter Friday afternoon. He was hired to run Twitter’s product team in April after managing Google Maps, but was …

WHAT? This Beautifully Designed Home Is Actually a Dollhouse

Forget about the pink plastic facades and top-down convertibles that Barbie and friends live in. The dolls who have the privilege of occupying this luxurious three-story mini-mansion are living in our real-life dream home, complete with a gourmet kitchen, fully furnished bedrooms and a rooftop pool …

Hands On: See How the Nikon D750 Performs in a Plethora of Real-World Situations

The Canon 7D Mark II has kind of stolen many of the headlines away from a different camera that was released right around the same time: the Nikon …

The Journey to Becoming An Amazing Product Manager

If you’re using ProdPad along side design tools such as InVision we’ve got some exciting news for you! We are big on collaboration at ProdPad, and we …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag

Our Homo erectus ancestors may have been smarter and more creative than we thought.<p>A zigzag engraving on a mussel's shell may transform scientific understanding of what has long been considered a defining human capacity: artistic creativity.<p>Until now, the earliest evidence of geometric art was …

Woman who allegedly bought gun used in Nordstrom attack held on $10K bail

A Skokie woman who authorities said once owned the gun used in the brazen murder-suicide at the Nordstrom store off Michigan Avenue on Black Friday was ordered held Saturday in lieu of $10,000 bail.<p>Nina Dones, 23, of the 4900 block of West Hull Street in Skokie, was charged Friday night with …

Legislation ‘Mistake’ Could Heavily Impact Small Mass. Wineries and Cider Makers

With the new year on the horizon, small farmer wineries and cider houses are facing a major hurdle to their business as of Jan. 1, 2015. The …

Swiss Hostage Escapes From Captivity By Grabbing Guard's Machete And Killing Him

Rebels of the Abu Sayyaf group kidnapped Lorenzo Vinciguerra, 49, in the southern Philippines more than two years ago.<p>Vinciguerra made a grab for his guard's machete during a clash between troops and the rebels, Colonel Allan Arrojado, commander of the army's Joint Task Group on the island of Sulu, …

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Zuckerberg is on shaky ground criticizing Apple’s business model

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on the attack against Apple, calling its products overpriced, and its views on Internet privacy “ridiculous.”<p>Back in September as the furor over the leaked celebrity photographs raged, Tim Cook took a little shot at the Internet advertising business when he …

5 foods that may make you feel happier now — and even better later

Some foods taste so good while we're eating them, but can leave us feeling blah, bloated and feeling guilty just moments after we've brushed away the crumbs. But other foods are scientifically shown to lift our spirits. Here are five foods that will make you feel good right away!<p>1. Raw walnuts and …