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In rural Georgia, tomorrow’s smart, sustainable, solar highway is being built today

The Ray, a 16-mile test run for the roadway of the future, is off to a great start<p>Memorial roadways offer respectful tributes to famous citizens and civic leaders. But on a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in southwestern Georgia, renamed the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, the asphalt isn’t just …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Data vs Theory: The Mathematical Battle for the Soul of Physics

Introduction<p>These are exciting times for the field of physics. In 2012, researchers announced the discovery of the Higgs boson, a discovery four decades in the making, costing billions of dollars (and euros, pounds, yen and yuan) and involving some of the best minds on the planet. And in December …

What is your memory style? Brain wiring may control how we remember events

When it comes to memory, there are two types of people: those who can recall the sights, sounds and scents of life events in glorious evocative detail; and those who can conjure up only the plain, unadorned facts.<p>For example, if two people go to a fancy restaurant, one might remember the aromas …

Gray Scott #1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

Emerging Technology

Cyclone has pushed the North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

100 Tiny Swaps That Can Make Your Life Totally Different

Small things add up. If you want to improve your life, check out these 100 small swaps you can make today to improve various aspects of your life, …

Digestion

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

The adage says where your mind goes, energy flows. If you want your child to develop a good mindset, ask them the right questions to encourage …

Kids

New Retail Formats Target The Nation's Next Biggest Buying Group

Step aside, baby boomers. The Millennials are taking your place.<p>The demographic born between 1980 and 2000, also dubbed Generation Y, will become the biggest consumer buying group by 2020, accounting for $1.4 trillion in spending, according to Accenture data.<p>Retailers ranging from Whole Foods to …

Great Depression

12 Daily Habits: The Art of Creating a Brand-New You

A few years ago, I wasn’t the person I wanted to be…I was prioritizing the wrong things, focused on accomplishments and not growing as a person. I …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In fields as varied as robotics, finance, biomedical engineering and education, these innovators have taken a decidedly humanistic approach to effecting positive change. It’s a benevolent form of leadership that is driving real …

Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain – Backchannel – Medium

“I need to know a bit about your background,” says Geoffrey Hinton. “Did you get a science degree?”<p>Hinton, a sinewy, dry-witted Englishman by way of …

Women Score Higher On Leadership Metrics, So Why Do We Prefer Male Bosses?

The higher women climb up the career ladder, the bigger the gender gap grows. Women still hold just 5 percent of CEO positions and 17 percent of board seats, according to research group Catalyst. But this may not be the fault of leadership: One of the biggest obstacles to narrowing the gender gap …

Why Grad School Is Now Even More Attractive For Entrepreneurs

Not too long ago I ascribed to the notion that higher education was an unnecessary waste of time.<p>As an entrepreneur, I’ve relied on ambition, creativity, a relentless sense of “getting things done” (sometimes at the expense of my personal life), the ability to wear many hats, the love of risk and …