Lehan Grabie

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10 No-Fail Ways to Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence at Work

Understanding is everything.<p>"Emotional intelligence" has become a buzzword among business leaders recently, but what does it really mean, and how can you improve upon it?<p>By tapping into the emotions of your colleagues as well as turning inwards to understand your own, you can become a better leader …

Emotional Intelligence

A Con Artist Taught Me Everything I Know About Persuasion

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a miracle that I've ventured into entrepreneurship. My 9-year-old self would have never seen it coming.<p>You have to understand, I was the kid who was never able to sell any of that "World's Best Chocolate." I was the only …

Time I

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

How LEDs Are Making Weed Better

A few years out of graduate school in botany, Paul Gray found himself tinkering with the lights for growing Green Crack. Yeah, <i>that</i> Green Crack: the …

Why is Hillary Clinton Talking to Laurence Rockefeller & Holding a Book About Extraterrestrials?

Above is a a picture of Hillary Clinton and Laurence Rockefeller. As most of you probably already know, Hillary is a former Secretary of St...<p>ETs …

North Korea from above: flight over Pyongyang

Aerial footage from a tourist flight over the capital of North Korea offers a glimpse of the world's most secretive nation<p>Armchair travellers can take a look inside one of the world's most notorious states with bird's eye view footage of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.<p>A videographer joined …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Learning

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Enjoy This Amazing Clip Of Two Men With Jet Packs Flying Side-By-Side With An Airliner

It might be blatant advertisement for a plane and technology that normal people couldn’t easily have access to, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cool. This clip from Emirates is showing off the A380 airliner in action alongside the folks from Jetman Dubai, creating a clip that is breathtaking and …

Grand Theft Auto

Yamaha's motorbike robot wants to beat Valentino Rossi

Yamaha has revealed its new humanoid motorcycle-riding robot at the Tokyo Motor Show. Its goal? To beat MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi.<p>Motobot …

Motorcycles

Atheism Is Not Faith, It’s Reason

Let’s not pretend there’s no reason to question if there’s a God<p>Recently, there was an article that appeared on The Guardian’s opinion page titled: …

4 Meditation Secrets For People Who Can’t Meditate

Scientists, businessmen, and yogis agree that meditation is one of the most beneficial and effective practices for a happy, healthy, and …

A historical NASA space rover was sold for scrap in Alabama

Space memorabilia is historically important and very collectable. Just look at last week's auction of a Bulova wristwatch worn on the Apollo 15 mission. The final asking price? $1.62 million. However, not every piece of space kit ends up going to a happy home. According to government documents …

Student protests a "watershed" for SA, brutally exposes weak Zuma Regime

<i>The only surprise about the past week’s student protests in South Africa is that they did not happen sooner. History tells us regimes which abuse</i> …

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Astroquizzical: Would Any Observer Anywhere Think They're At The Center Of The Universe?

Would any observer anywhere in the Universe think they are at the center of the Universe?<p>They should! And if their understanding of physics is as advanced as ours, they should subsequently realize that what they see as being the “center” of the Universe is really just the center of the <i>observable</i> …

A chemistry teacher's guide to the perfect cup of coffee

Sometimes you just want a caffeine hit to wake you up, but if you appreciate the finer points of a cup of coffee, it’s worth going right down to the chemistry of the water, milk, sugar – and salt<p>As a chemistry teacher, I’m inevitably fascinated by chemistry in general, but especially by the …

Coffee

California Hyperloop Test Track Will Start Construction Soon

Round and round we go<p>There's good news and bad news about Hyperloop, the revolutionary transportation idea proposed by Elon Musk in 2013 that involves whisking people between cities in sealed pods through vacuum tubes at breathtaking speeds.<p>The good news: <i>Dezeen</i> reports that the first test track for …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of …

Bad Religion’s Frontman Has a New Theory About Evolution and Coexistence

SoCal punk legend Greg Graffin has a new theory on what drives natural progression.<p>Each fall, mild-mannered Greg Graffin, a zoology PhD, lectures about evolution at Cornell University. For the rest of the year, he stirs up mosh pits as the frontman of SoCal punk legends Bad Religion. Last month, …

Netanyahu: ‘Palestinians Killed The Dinosaurs’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed today that Palestinians were responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs. In an interview with …

Spacecraft captures some of the best photos we've ever seen of Saturn's water-rich moon

NASA's spacecraft, Cassini, has been orbiting the ringed-planet Saturn for over 10 years, but some of the most interesting discoveries from the mission have come from its occasional visits next door to Saturn's enigmatic moon Enceladus.<p>In particular, Cassini has revealed evidence Enceladus harbors …

Have We Discovered An Alien Civilization? Here’s Everything You Need To Know.

Some of the more… excitable elements of the pop-science blogosphere are in a tizzy today about KIC 8462852, a star about 1,500 light years from Earth showing off some strange behavior. They’re arguing it’s proof we’ve found aliens. It probably isn’t, but it’s definitely worth knowing about.<p><b>So</b> …

Paranormal

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

Have Scientists Really Found An "Alien Megastructure" Around A Distant Star?

The leading theory is that the weird light patterns around the star can be explained by a family of comets, but extraterrestrial activity still hasn't been ruled out.<p>Some of the possible explanations they investigated included things like instrumentation problems, variability from the output of the …

Why Tesla employees fear Elon Musk, as told by one of the company's cofounders

In his new book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," Bloomberg's Ashlee Vance paints a thorough portrait of Musk and what it was like to work alongside him — illustrating both the upsides and downsides that come with it.<p>J.B. Straubel, Tesla's chief technology officer …

Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.<p>Unfortunately, scientists aren't so sure that an actual …

Evolution