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10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 98<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. Schultz’s …

Howard Schultz

New Transistor Could Let Devices Run on Practically No Battery

Tapping into an ignored source of energy.<p>A new transistor design out of the University of Cambridge could allow electronic devices to function for months or even years without a battery charge—or even a battery. This comes out of a study in the journal <i>Science.</i><p>To explain their work, Cambridge …

Clean Energy

The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

Canada

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

The best Android security apps to keep your phone and tablet safe

Android has had some exciting new additions to its device line-up this year. From Google's new Pixel phones to Kodak's first move into the smartphone …

Information Systems

The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

A computer scientist built an AI baby that looks realistic and can learn freakishly fast

Mike Sagar built detailed simulations of body parts for movies like "Avatar" and "King Kong." Now he's trying to build a simulated brain. His program combines his hyper-realistic biological models with artificial intelligence programs, in an attempt to simulate human consciousness.<p>This footage …

Artificial Intelligence

Magical gadget scans your food to reveal its nutritional value

LAS VEGAS — Curious just how many carbs and calories are sitting on your dinner plate? A new gadget promises to reveal the nutritional value of your …

New Inventions 2015: Top Eco-Friendly Designs and Innovations

2015 was a big year in terms of eco-friendly gadgets and architectural design. More and more it seems that designers are heeding a rising demand for inventions that are both useful and ecologically sensitive. Over the past year, some of the featured innovations and structural blueprints here at the …

J.R.R. Tolkien

25 mountains everyone should ski in their lifetime

Ski bums and boarders follow the powder around the world to shred slopes at the best resorts. From ritzy Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, to the steep terrain of Cerro Catedral in Argentina, here are 25 mountains that all skiers and boarders should visit in their lifetime.<p><i>Julie Zeveloff contributed to</i> …

Skiing

The 8 types of intelligence that influence how successful you are

We all know of successful businesses started by first-time entrepreneurs who dropped out of school, and according to many sources, "street smarts" (experience) tends to trump "book smarts" (intelligence) every time.<p>Another perspective is that there are in fact multiple types of intelligence, and we …

Emotional Intelligence

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Venture Capital

5 Android Productivity Apps to Help You in 2016

New year, new you? The power to supercharge your 2016 is already in your hands! These apps will make you a force to be reckoned with come January, so invest some time to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.<p><b>SwiftKey</b><p>SwiftKey is a free app which is probably the best third party keyboard …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

Bucket list: 5 must-see places threatened by global warming

From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the canal-crossed city of Venice, global warming may spell the final ruin of …

Global Warming

These award-winning landscape photos show the Earth in ways you've never seen it

Each photographer submits a portfolio of photos from the past year.<p>The organizers of the competition have compiled the top 101 into a free eBook, which can be downloaded here.<p>Scroll down to check out a selection of the winning images (we've left photos as they were originally cropped).

Nature Photography

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

National Parks