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Microdesk Launches ModelStream, an Enterprise Asset Management Solution Connecting IBM Maximo and BIM Data for Facilities Management

NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Microdesk, Inc., a leading provider of business and technology consulting services for the design and …

DigiTruck: A solar-powered container classroom for Africa

In simple terms, the DigiTruck is really just a 40-ft (12.2-m) shipping container on a trailer. Where we've seen shipping containers used to …

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

Self-help

The Most Underrated Quality in the Dating World

EDITOR'S PICK{{displayTitle}}<p>Based on a quick glance at magazine covers, it seems like there are certain qualities everyone's looking for in a mate. …

Relationships

6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, …

The Brain

Psychology Explains How to Choose the Perfect Color for Your Brand

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, writer for Help Scout</i><p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of …

The psychology of why we hate cheap things

Why is it that we're often drawn to the biggest price tags, and tend to scoff at things with small ones?<p>"In assessing what material things are important and worth paying attention to, we're oddly prejudiced against cheapness, and frustratingly drawn to the expensive, for reasons that don't …

This Neuroscientist Argues That Addiction Is Not a Disease and the Rehab Industry Is Bullshit

Marc Lewis, a former drug addict and current neuroscientist, says the medical model of treating addiction needs to be challenged.<p>Marc Lewis traveled the long, tenebrous road of opiate addiction, but he emerged out the rabbit hole a neuroscientist, science writer, and author. His best-selling …

4 Ways to Increase Your Resilience, According to Psychology

Psychologist Albert Bandura is famous for his social learning theory which is really more of a model than a theory.<p>He stresses the importance of …

Your Ultimate Guide To Saying “No” To People You Can’t Say “No” To

Disappointing your coworkers or your boss or turning down social plans can be uncomfortable when we’ve been conditioned to be agreeable.<p>When was the last time you said “no” to someone you knew? I bet you really have to think about that. I know I did. In the past week, I’ve said “no” to exactly two …

Uber fundraising drive values firm higher than General Motors

Financing plans for company behind taxi-hailing app push value to $63bn outstripping the US car manufacturer’s $56bn worth<p>Uber Technologies, the company behind the rapidly growing taxi-hailing app, could be valued at more than $60bn (£40bn) after its latest fundraising round.<p>The San Francisco-based …

General Motors

Scans Of King Tut's Tomb Show '90 Percent' Chance Of Secret Rooms

Radar reveals 'an entrance to something' in the walls of the burial chamber.<p>King Tut is hiding something.<p>Radar scans of Tutankhamun's burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings appear to have confirmed a new theory that there are other chambers -- and possibly another tomb -- hidden behind the walls.<p>…

Japanese scientists create touchable holograms

A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand.<p>Using femtosecond laser technology the researchers developed 'Fairy Lights, a system that can fire high frequency laser pulses that last one millionth of one …

Human-genome editing summit to sample global attitudes

A large and international meeting on the ethics of human-genome editing is poised to begin — and researchers are curious about how perceived …

Genetics

Pope Francis visits besieged mosque in Central African Republic

Pontiff meets imam in PK5, where 15,000 Muslims are surrounded by Christian militia, to deliver message of reconciliation<p>Pope Francis has taken the biggest security risk of his papacy to visit a mosque under siege from armed Christian militias in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, …

Pope Francis

5 New Travel Startups Kicking Adventure Travel Into High Gear

Travelers want their trips to contain a hint of familiarity and a lot of uncharted territory they’re unaccustomed to. Anticipation of a trip is often …

Startups

Why you often believe people who see the world differently are wrong

In psychology they call thinking that you see the world as it truly is, free from bias or the limitations of your senses, naive realism.<p>According to …

Alberta justice minister says access to legal help approaching 'crisis point'

Legal experts, politicians and Canada's top judge are saying it's increasingly difficult for low- and middle-income Canadians to get access to the courts.<p>Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley, who was attending a Canadian Bar Association convention on Friday, told reporters there needs to be a …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Your Body Language Doesn't Lie. Here Is How You Can Strip Down Naked Everyone's Personality

As we all know, communication is essential in society.<p>Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the …

8 scientifically proven reasons why having a cat is good for you

We love cats, you love cats and the internet definitely loves cats. Some people may even describe themselves as cat people.<p>Did you know that owning …

Pets