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A German designer who refused to work for Hitler became a pioneer of American infographics

There was a time when everyone knew Will Burtin’s name. The German graphic designer’s talents was so renowned that publishers, museums, and scientists clamored for his services. And so did fascist rulers.<p>As a young designer working in Cologne, Burtin impressed the Nazi propaganda minster Joseph …

Infographics

You Should Get an Electronic Leak Sensor

Leave them by your water heater, your kitchen sink, or anywhere else you’d prefer to keep dry.<p>What's worse than a water leak? A water leak you don't know about that keeps getting worse, unbeknownst to you. Affordable, Wi-Fi equipped leak monitors allow you to plug in a sensor around your washing …

Home Automation

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Mindlessly Every Day That Sabotage Their Success

Insidious habits could have you stuck in a rut. Break free by celebrating small wins and focusing on the big picture.<p>Would you sabotage your own success?<p>Not intentionally, of course. You wouldn't do obvious things, such as showing up late (or not at all), being too casual with clients, …

Motivation

How To Prevent Stress, Depression, And Anxiety At Work

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>From blood pressure testing to gym membership and stop-smoking programs, you probably offer plenty of ways to help your staff stay physically fit and well. But what about their emotional health?<p>Once a taboo …

Mental Health

Plot Points: A Storytelling Exercise

How to use plot points for creating stories.Today’s fiction writing exercise is an excerpt from <i>Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises</i>. This exercise …

Creative Writing

What If Earth Started Spinning Backward?

For billions of years, Earth has rotated in the same direction as the sun — but what if that direction were reversed?<p>Deserts would cover North …

Earth Science

20 Small Garden Water Feature Ideas To Add A Little More Zen To Your Life

Flowing water is not only beautiful to admire, but the sound is very relaxing. And, if you have a small garden, terrace or patio, strategically …

Landscaping

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

Creative Writing

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think — Here's How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I'm not talking, like, a six-pack, but just some nice abdominal definition. (You'd think I'd go all out since this is a fantasy version of myself, but IDK. I'm sure there's something to …

Nutrition

This battery advance could make electric vehicles far cheaper - MIT Technology Review

For the last seven years, a startup based in Alameda, California, has quietly worked on a novel anode material that promises to significantly boost …

Clean Energy

20 Steampunk Novels to Read If You're Looking For Something Different

We've included the steampunk genre in our 2017 reading challenge, but some readers may be wondering: what even is a "steampunk novel"? According to the <b>Oxford Dictionary</b>, steampunk is "a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than …

Business Card Inspiration

In my opinion, with all the tech and gadgets that is available to us. I still feel that giving away your business card (after a first client meeting, …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Increase Your Productivity

3Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>If you are a student with a homework assignment, a parent with a home project, or a CEO with an important meeting to prepare …

17 Best YouTube Channels To Learn Web Development

Are you ready to begin a career in <b>web development</b> but don’t know where to start ?<p>Don’t worry !<p>Because today we are going to share 17 <b>awesome YouTube</b> …

A New Paper Claims Our Understanding of Gravity Is Totally Wrong

What if gravity is just an illusion?<p>A theoretical physicist has come up with a new hypothesis that could finally explain the mystery of dark matter - …

6 Ways to Purify Water While Backpacking and Hiking

Stay Hydrated on the Trail with These Water Purification Options<p>A long hike or multi-day backpacking trip requires plenty of hydration and unless you …

6 Scientists Just Spent A Year On Simulated Mars. Here's What They Learned.

The crew "returns to Earth" Sunday after 365 days in isolation.<p>HONOLULU, Hawaii ― Sending humans to Mars presents enormous challenges, from the technological to the psychological.<p>Perhaps no one understands the mental test better than the team of international scientists who just spent a year living …

On Saturday Juno flew to within 4,200km of Jupiter—and survived

Spacecraft has now successfully completed one of 36 planned orbits.<p>NASA's daring Juno spacecraft must fly into the heart of Jupiter's deadly …

Space

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Confirmed Around Nearest Star!

For years, astronomers have been observing Proxima Centauri, hoping to see if this red dwarf has a planet or system of planets around it. As the …

Astronomy

The Apollo 11 guidance computer code is now available on Github

The system responsible for the first moon landing is now readily available online, after an enterprising former NASA intern uploaded the Apollo Guidance Computer code to Github this week.<p>Although the code for the MIT-designed system has long been available to interested researchers, it's never been …

7 Things You Can Do Today to Make More Money Every Day

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Want to make more money every day? You've got to do these seven things -- today:<p>Fix your mindset.<br>• Build alliances.<br>• Help a customer.<br>• Connect on social media.<br>• Practice, practice, practice.<br>• Improve your product.<br>• Be grateful<p><i>Watch more videos from Evan Carmichael on his</i> …

How to Get Fit Quick For Summer 7 Golden Rules on How to Get Fit Quick

How to get fit quick, here are 7 vital golden rules in which you can start using daily to see fast results in your fitness work-out sessions.<p><b>Keep</b> …

The way to make a tiramisu even more unforgettable

If it’s hard for you to think of a time when tiramisu wasn’t an ice cream flavor, a standard offering at local pizzerias, and available frozen or ready-made in your supermarket, then your memory doesn’t go back to 1993 and that terrific rom-com “Sleepless in Seattle.” Pre-movie, tiramisu was just …

Dessert

Essential Yoga Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you have occasional or chronic pain in your lower back, you're not alone. Low back pain is very common, especially as you age. Having a job where …

6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Many of you reading this right now are working for someone else — helping someone else build their …

Rare golden mole caught on camera looks just like Donald Trump's hair

This golden mole is only spotted 10 times a century - he is incredibly rare.<p>From above, he looks like Donald Trump's hair - if the presidential hopeful used a lot more shine serum and conditioner.<p>The little creature is called a karrkaratul and they are found in the deserts of Australia.<p>When you …

Epic National Park Hiking Trails

Whether your idea of a hike involves hardcore boots, trekking poles, and backcountry maps, or a pair of sneakers, water bottle, and paved trails with …

How To Quit Your Job And Follow A Dream: Advice From Four Entrepreneurs Who Are Doing It

Traveling the globe in search of fine wine, exceptional coffee, and hidden beaches inevitably connects me to a vast network of dreamers. There’s the cellar rat chasing grape harvests across hemispheres, the barista traveling through the Antipodes perfecting latte art, and the scuba instructor …

Entrepreneurship

The Full SCI-FI, FANTASY & GENRE Movie Release Schedule

The ever-growing and evolving panoply of sci-fi, fantasy and genre movies.

Movies

‘Coding with Chrome’ app for Chrome OS lets students program in HTML, JavaScript, more

Since they can’t really run typical full-fledged desktop apps, the absence of any real programming IDE for Chromebooks has long been one of many reasons <i>not</i> to buy into Google’s laptop platform. The lack of apps is a problem that is soon to be remedied for many thanks to the addition of the Google …

JavaScript