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Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled

With its sportscar cockpit and dragonfly wings that fold in neatly behind the cabin, it looks like something straight out of the Batcave or Q’s secret laboratory. But the creators of AeroMobil’s Flying Roadster insist their innovation is more than just a boy’s toy dreamt up by science fiction fans. …

Elon Musk: We Need a Million People to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk

5 tips for college students interested in investing

Most college students are concerned about studying for exams, finding a flexible part-time job and lining up some fun extracurricular activities. But there's always a few students stuck off in a corner of the library, trying to pick the next great stock.<p>If you happen to be one of those students …

Apple's iWatch And The Technology Of Cyber Luxury

Apple has emitted a time-release drip of information about the iWatch. Starting with John Gruber’s joke-as-leak and seeming to culminate in Re/Code’s sourceless pronouncement, the era of Apple wearables is almost certainly upon us. The most curious leak came on Wednesday from Nick Bilton at the …

Market Basket's Forgotten Customers

The battle to control Market Basket is a family feud worthy of a plot on the old TV series <i>Dallas</i>. It pits a good cousin against an evil cousin with non-unionized workers rallying in support of the good cousin and public sentiment supporting them. Predictably, media has soaked it up. But most …

Proof That Barack Obama Is The Most Stylish President Of All Time

We've said it before and we'll say it again... President Obama is one stylish man. Whether you agree with his politics or not, one thing is for sure: our commander-in-chief knows how to dress.<p>Time and again, POTUS has impressed us with his sartorial choices. And while FLOTUS is widely considered …

5 Reasons Why Automakers Should Fear Google's Driverless Car

The development of driverless cars has accelerated since I argued last year that Google’s driverless car is worth trillions. Not surprisingly, it was Google that floored the gas pedal. Google announced this spring that it was starting to “master” autonomous driving on city streets (whereas most …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Employment

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Bill Gates

This Is The $20 Billion Future Of Manhattan's West Side

And adding to the city's already dynamic skyline is Hudson Yards, a massive new development on Manhattan's far west side. The $20 billion project is a joint effort between real estate firm Related Companies and real estate investment, development, and management company Oxford Properties Group.<p>The …

Skyscrapers

The American Dream Is A Myth In These Parts Of America

Everybody wants to move up in this world.<p>A big part of the American Dream is the idea that anyone can make it, regardless of where you start out. Children born to lower income families should be able to make it big, and children of the rich shouldn't automatically have success handed to them.<p>Of …

Income Inequality

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

Imagine an army of robots with the power to decide whom and when to kill. Brace yourself, because it’s happening<p>It is said that in 16th-century Prague, a giant made of clay stalked the slums from moonrise till sunbreak. He kept a vigil, this earthen colossus, and guarded the Jews of the ghettos in …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

3D Printing

Flying Cars Predicted In Two Years: What Then?

People are already putting down money for self-driving flying cars. Are American motorists up to the challenge?<p>Since the dawn of aviation, Americans have dreamed of buying a flying car and opening up the skies to everyone. The utopian dream is embodied in the opening credits of <i>The Jetsons</i>, in which …

Civil Aviation

6 Ways to Make Summer Count For Your Job Search

After a long and brutal winter, summer is finally here. It's officially time for fireworks, barbecues, bonfires and whatever else makes your summer special.<p>It's also a great time for a job search revamp. The truth is, all of those barbecues and bonfires can be the ultimate networking events as you …

BMW reimagines the USS John C. Stennis as an M4 playground

M4's new turbo six obviates the need for the steam catapult.<p>Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack <i>on land</i>. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4. Great for lurid drifts, not …

Automotive Design

Paris Men’s Fashion Week Spring 2015 Street Style