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Scientists Just Announced the Discovery of a Second Gravitational Wave Signal

Scientists have detected a second gravitational wave signal, leaving no doubt that Albert Einstein's 100-year-old prediction was right.<p>Back in …

Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Pieces of Investment Advice

Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Pieces of Investment Advice<p>Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF<p>Get the entire 10-part series on Warren Buffett in PDF. …

Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil

CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Republicans kicked off Donald Trump's general election campaign with a warm and personal validation from his …

LinkedIn Users Are Suing The Site Over A Feature They Say Ruined Their Job Searches

But a recent lawsuit highlights a feature of the site that can allegedly have the opposite effect.<p>In a proposed class-action lawsuit filed last month, four lead plaintiffs claim their job searches were hampered by LinkedIn's "Reference Search," a product the site offers its premium …

6 Things That Can Make All the Difference in Your Next Job Interview

First impressions matter even more than you think. They’re the most important part of any job interview. And once they’re set, they are very hard to …

The ChronodeVFD Resurrects Old Displays For A Cool New Watch

I am, as you may know, a sucker for watches that use older display technologies (see also Nixie tubes). For example, this cool watch by freelance engineer John De Cristofaro uses a vacuum fluorescent display tube, an early form of digital display that cast a bright blue light and was first used in …

Louisiana, Three Ways: Creole Country

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>[Read Louisiana, Three Ways: NOLA]</b><p>I’m in Killer Poboys to meet with Charles Chamberlain, a Ph.D. in American history and local History Man. Ten years a historian at the Louisiana State Museum before setting up his own company, Historia, to provide outsiders with insights …

Paddle to DC: Sailing 500 Miles Across Lake Superior

Adventure<p>A 20-knot tailwind filled <i>Yemaya</i>’s sails and pushed us east at six knots. Her 27-foot hull rode the waves with ease and we took turns napping and reading between watches. We were sailing along Lake Superior’s “Shipwreck Coast,” also called the “Graveyard of the Great Lakes,” a featureless …

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Pictures in the News | Oct. 20, 2014

In Monday’s Pictures in the News, smoke and flames rise after an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend …

A Brief, Depressing History of Solar Sails

NASA says it just wasted $21 million on what was to be the largest solar sail ever.<p>More than 400 years ago, Greek astronomer Johannes Kepler looked up at the night sky and suggested that "ships and sails proper for heavenly air should be fashioned." And thus, Kepler was the first man to be …

S Pen on the Note 4 is better than ever: Feature Focus

Despite the fact that big phones are all the rage these days, the Note series still has few to no worthy direct competitors. What makes the Note series different from just any old massive handset? The S Pen of course. Yesterday we gave you a first look and unboxing of the Note 4, now we take a …

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Top 10 Android app updates this week: Waze, One Today

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …

Hands On With the Windows 10 Preview Build

At the beginning of today’s Microsoft event Joe Belfiore, Vice President of the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft made certain the audience understood that we were seeing an early build of its next operating system. Early build or not, for power users that demand multi-tasking, the oddly named …

Bill Gates heaps praise on Apple Pay

You might be forgiven for thinking that all the major tech companies resent each other's existence.<p>Tim Cook's criticism of Google's trustworthiness -- and Eric Schmidt's somewhat patronizing dismissal of that criticism -- suggest that not a kind word will pass from one tech leader to another.<p>Bill …

What's the future for the speed of travel?

During our live Virgin Disruptors debate George Whitesides, Virgin Galactic CEO, noted how, with the exception of Concorde, we have been travelling …

10 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Happy People | Inc.com

How to Respond to a Negative News Story About Your Company

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>People occasionally ask me whether it's ever appropriate to freeze out a reporter, or refuse to speak to him again.<br>Whenever I hear that, I immediately think of scenes from "The Godfather" and "Fatal Attraction," complete with horse's head and boiled bunny. …

The 1 Work Hack That Will Save You 900 Hours a Year

A serial entrepreneur shares his best time saver: one simple habit that's easy for you--and your whole team--to adopt.<p>"I don't want to spend any time on my business today," my friend said to me over the phone recently as we began our weekly 15-minute coaching session. "I just want to know the …

Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.'s

Peter Thiel, Scott Cook, and Elon Musk have all spoken out about why B-school grads hurt rather than help innovation. But is it really true?<p>If you want to be an innovator or an entrepreneur, should you go to business school? At first glance, maybe not: Peter Thiel once said, "Never ever hire an …

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The Polaroid spirit lives on with Fujifilm's new instant cameras

Instax Wide 300 prints larger photos than the Mini 90<p>It turns out the Instax Mini 90 wasn't a one-off. Fujifilm's attempt to lend its kid-friendly instant cameras a touch of class from its high-end X-series was great fun to use, but had a couple of issues — the small Instax prints aren't for …

It looks as if Microsoft will stop using the “Nokia” name entirely

Microsoft has always had trouble communicating clear product names for its consumer brands, but when it makes a branding decision, it usually sticks …

Everyone in Business Should Follow This Rule

Whatever role you play in the corporate world, this rule should be the touchstone of everything you do.<p>If I were to pick one rule that applies to every business situation, it would be: "It's not about me; it's all about you." Examine any aspect of corporate life, and you'll find that this rule is …

Why insulted customers may spend more

As a broke graduate student at the University of Texas four years ago, Morgan Ward had an Achilles' heel for luxury brands. But when she'd walk into a high-end store in less-than designer duds, the sales clerks weren't very accommodating.<p>"I asked to see a bag behind the counter and [a salesman] …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

17-year-old Cynthia Sin Nga Lam, one of 15 finalists in this year’s Google Science Fair, started researching renewable electricity generation last …

You Can Buy Happiness, If It's An Experience

We humans spend a lot of time waiting in lines: People queue up for days in order to get their hands on the latest iPhone, or what feels like eons for a table at that hip new brunch place.<p>You may be better off spending time and money on the latter. A growing body of research has shown that …

Volkswagen Focuses On Costs, Bottom Line, As Europe Weakens, China Threatens

It seems only a couple of months since Volkswagen was constantly beating its breast and saying it would soon be the world’s biggest selling auto company.<p>Suddenly VW, Europe’s biggest auto company, has changed its tune, and some of the foundations for success are looking less than solid. China has …

First Shift: Infiniti boss headed to Caddy

Volkswagen's 'big next step'

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