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This Simple Machine/Art Installation Turns Coke Into Clean Drinking Water

The distillation machine, which Smits built with the help of Synthetic Organic Chemistry students at the University of Amsterdam, was debuted last …

How to nip antisocial personality disorder in the bud

Malcolm Gladwell calls it the “law of the few”: a small number of people can make a huge impact on the world. The law of the few certainly springs to mind when we look at the effect on society of those individuals who meet the criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). They number about …

The New Work of Words

The basic unit of the sentence is doing more than it ever was before. An Object Lesson.<p>The word is a popular thing. Charismatic, even. Of all the parts of our language, it sticks out grandly. As such, it’s the easiest to tell stories about: The provenance of the word “entrepreneur” is also a slice …

Psychology: How many senses do we have?

We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy.<p>Some myths about the brain, such as the idea we only use 10% of our grey matter, are notorious, especially …

Scarlett Johansson

A crazy modification: 100 BHP Bajaj RE Autorickshaw with fake weapons

Here is something you dont see everyday. A You Tube user who goes by the name of “colinfurze” bought a Bajaj RE autorickshaw of Ebay and transformed …

WIFI OBD-II plug in for checking car and motorcycle error codes

When my Check Engine Light goes off I check the error codes with this WIFI enabled OBD-II plug. For $15 it buys me a lot of peace of mind.<p>Yesterday …

Watch This Crazy Motorcycle Gang Reinforce The Stereotype That All Bikers Are Dicks

This biker gang thought it best to ride around the streets of Los Angeles with cameras mounted to their helmets while acting like total douche nozzles. As you can see from the video, these guys are performing all sorts of tricks like power slides, drifting and popping wheelies while constantly …

Wealth Inequality Is Approaching Its Roaring ’20s Peak

Plenty of research shows that income inequality in the U.S. has risen dramatically since the 1970s. What’s even more startling is rising wealth …

5 things to know about income inequality

The top 1% is still doing better than everyone else.<p>Between 1979 and 2011, Americans at the top of the income scale saw their incomes grow 200%, while incomes for those further down rose between 40% and 67%.<p>That's one finding in a new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office about …

You're Going To Make These Entrepreneurial Mistakes

The common thread that’s driven the American Dream throughout our nation’s 200-year history is the desire to achieve autonomy.<p>The world of entrepreneurship is just one of many roads toward self-determination. It’s also one that’s paved with difficulties for anyone who dares to take the journey. …

6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better

Do you know what makes a remarkable leader remarkable?<p>In today's highly technical and globally competitive business world, it might seem that remarkable leaders need to have a heightened understanding and appreciation of technology, multi-national cultures, and global business trends. While all of …

Patterns in physics

The aim of physics is to understand the world we live in. Given its myriad of objects and phenomena, understanding means to see connections and …

This Woman Has Landed Millions of App Installs — How She Does It

You may not know Tamara Steffens by name, but you’ve downloaded her apps. Running business development for companies like Path, Color, and most …

Product Management

The Ultimate Smarketing Glossary: 62 Common Sales Terms Explained for Marketers

A glossary of sales terms marketers can reference each time you encounter sales speak you're unfamiliar with.

How to Predict Your Best Sales Leads

Don't you wish you could predict which leads will convert to sales and which are dead ends? High-level data helps you play the game better.<p>Anyone who has ever sat on a sales team might liken it to a cruel game of red rover. In case you've blocked this childhood pastime out of your memory (and we …

Cannabis be true? Colorado pot sales fall

It appears that Colorado's booming pot industry has hit a bit of a bump.<p>Sales of marijuana for recreational and medical use fell in September for the first time since Colorado legalized it in January, according to tax data released this week.<p>Colorado brought in $7.2 million in taxes and fees from …

Microsoft has a strange obsession with productivity

'Getting things done' meets marketing madness<p>Microsoft started with a mission during the ‘80s to put "a computer on every desk in every home." Having achieved that, the new Microsoft has bigger, more ambitious goals in an era where personal computing is moving to a mobile world Microsoft doesn’t …

As Jack Ma Looks To IPO, Alipay Is Taking Thanksgiving, Black Friday To China

Alibaba has just introduced the world to China’s Singles Day, and now it’s hoping to do the opposite: bringing America’s most traditional holiday to the Chinese consumer.<p>The e-commerce giant sold a record-breaking $9.3 billion worth of goods during the 24-hour sale on China’s Singles Day, the …

The richest 0.1 percent of Americans is about to control more wealth than the bottom 90 percent

5 Ways to Have Your Customers Fund Your Business

Author John Mullins challenges the wildly held notion that startups need to raise institutional dollars to succeed.<p>A long-held notion in entrepreneurial circles is that the way to start and grow a thriving business is to come up with a great "idea", write a great business plan, raise capital from …

Chobani Launches Food Incubator to Disrupt Industry

<i>Will Catalyze Next Generation of Food Entrepreneurs</i><p>The food industry is in desperate need of disruption. Americans spend more than $1.6 trillion every year on food. Much of the packaged food that Americans buy lacks sufficient nutrients and often contains harmful chemicals and sugar. We have the …

Entrepreneurship

Apple finally makes it easy to disable iMessage

If you've ever abandoned your iPhone, either permanently or temporarily, you may well have lost friends in the process.<p>The benefits of iMessage -- …