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5 Must-Live-By Rules From History’s Masterminds

If Shakespeare, Alexander Hamilton or Sophocles taught an MBA class today, what would they say on the subject of leadership?<p>Now we might know.<p>In my …

Literature

Modular resort cabins in Portugal | Rebelo de Andrade and Aguiar

This cluster of small cabins is located at a new resort, the Pedras Salgadas Spa and Nature Park, in northern Portugal. Pedras Salgadas is a spa town …

Would you say yes to a Karl Lagerfeld engagement ring?

Karl Lagerfeld has been creating fantasy wedding dresses for decades, closing each Chanel Couture show with a bridal look destined to become the theme for millions of Pinterest boards. Now Lagerfeld is setting the bar for proposals too, designing his first ever collection of diamond engagement …

Engagement Rings
Basketball

I Draw Thousands Of Tiny Dots To Create These Wild Illustrations

My name is Thiago Bianchini and I am an illustrator and graphic designer. Two years ago I started creating this series of illustrations using …

Sirin Labs launches Solarin, a $14,000 privacy-focused smartphone

Stealth Israeli startup Sirin Labs officially launched its super high-end Android smartphone at an event in London today, bringing to an end years of speculation about what the company’s been cooking up behind the scenes.<p>Sirin Labs was founded in 2013 by Kazakh entrepreneur Kenges Rakishev, Israeli …

World’s Saddest Elephant Dies After 60 Years Alone In Her Cell

Hanako, the world's loneliest elephant, has died.<p>For more than 60 years, Hanako had lived in a tiny concrete enclosure at Inokashira Park Zoo in …

Researchers 3D Print Metallic Structures In Mid Air

Everyone is 3D printing, but what about 3D printing metallic structures in mid air?<p>Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering 3D printed a metallic structure in mid-air with no supporting structure.<p>The process is similar to how 3D printing pens like the 3Doodler …

3D Printing

Intel launches 10-core Broadwell-e processor for gaming and VR

Intel is shipping a new chip, the Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition (formerly code-named Broadwell-e) today for its target market of PC gamers and VR content creation professionals. The chip has as many as 10 cores, or computing brains, on a single silicon chip.<p>While the PC market isn’t …

This Genetically Engineered Bacteria Can Inhale CO2 And Produce Energy

We really need this.<p>This new genetically engineered bacteria can take CO2 out of the air and convert it into energy. And while it won't fix our …

Harvard

Stan Lee says he didn't go to strip club for 'Deadpool' cameo

From the files of movie magic: Stan Lee didn’t go to a strip club to shoot his <i>Deadpool</i> cameo.<p>The revelation came from Lee himself, who discussed the …

Physics
Artificial Intelligence

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

<b>Innovative storage solutions.</b><p>Our innovative storage solutions provide a place for everything, ensuring the interiors of your furniture look as …

Interior Design

Scientists Just Made Big Progress in Fighting This Incurable Form of Brain Cancer

Because chemo is just not good enough.<p>Researchers working on a more effective treatment for brain tumours have achieved such amazing results, they …

Cancer

Ask Ethan: How Do We Know The Earth Isn't Flat?

Every once in a while, a hoax or claim that’s so spectacularly absurd goes viral that even the most circumspect bystanders can be taken in. Yet science doesn’t stop being true just because some people refuse to accept it. The beautiful thing about any scientific question is this: if you yourself …

Flat Earth

Latest iPhone 7 Report: It Fixes Biggest iPhone 6S Failure

Should you be excited about the iPhone 7? The evidence says no. Widespread leaks argue new iPhone will be boring yet controversial. But new information reveals it could still be a crowd pleaser…<p>While headline features like Apple Pay and 3D Touch are what Apple finds most exciting, for users the …

Mobile Technology

Scientists Have Discovered a New Trigger For Killing Cancer Cells

Activate those cell assassins.<p>Scientists have found a new way of triggering the death of cancer cells, using the body's own cell-clearing function. …

Immunotherapy

The $599 ASUS Zenbo robot is just trying to help out around the house

ASUS is going big at Computex this year with the launch of new additions to ZenBook, Transformer and ZenFone lines. But the biggest new piece to the company’s unfortunately named “Zenvolution” puzzle is this bright-eyed little guy who’s something along the lines of a cross between Wall-E and Sico, …

Robotics

This Smoky Avocado Salad Will Be Your New Favorite Summer Dish

Mashed on toast, diced over a salad, blended into a smoothie, avocados have become a habitual, seemingly necessary addition to breakfast, lunch, and …

Food

Why schools shouldn't approach technology like businesses once did

Craig Blewett, <i>University of KwaZulu-Natal</i><p>Computers began reaching the business world during the 1980s. Companies used them to automate many routine manual tasks. This led to what economist Robert Solow dubbed the Productivity Paradox. In 1987, he famously quipped: "You can see the computer age …

Education Technology

House being built into a cliff, thanks to internet - CNN Style

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Architecture

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Straight Days Entirely on Renewable Energy

Awesome!<p>As renewable energy matures into an ever more popular and cost-effective source of electricity, we're getting used to seeing some historic …

Renewable Energy

Sean Parker’s streaming service will change movies, and theaters can’t stop it

Neither can James Cameron<p>Going into this year’s CinemaCon, the annual Las Vegas trade show for movie exhibitors, studios, and vendors, the biggest question wasn’t whether some company was going to pull a blockbuster announcement out of its hat. It was what kind of impact The Screening Room, Sean …

Star Trek

Scientists Dissolve Everyday Objects In Acid, But One Item Surprisingly Survives

YouTube channel “Chemistry Flicks” has been hard at work dousing everyday objects in acid, all in the name of science.<p>They've coated a host of items -- including fruit, meat, a lab coat, chocolate, and a smartphone -- in chlorosulfonic acid over the past two weeks.<p>All but one of the objects ended …

Chemistry

Senate to Americans: Your security is not our problem

The Senate Intelligence Committee just released a draft of long-awaited legislation to tackle the problem authorities have with encrypted communications. Namely, because encryption is so secure, it interferes with court orders in the same way private property poses problems for police who just want …

Chalet Zermatt Peak

Equal parts cabin and Cosmopolitan, Chalet Zermatt Peak is one of the area's finest accommodations. Available by the week, this stunning five-level …

Skiing

Bill Gates: World will deliver 'clean energy breakthrough' within 15 years

Bill Gates has predicted researchers will “discover a clean energy breakthrough that will save our planet and power our world” within the next 15 years.<p>In their annual open letter, Bill and Melinda Gates provide an update on their plans to stimulate innovation in technologies for tackling climate …

Bill Gates

Why Teachers Need To Know The Wrong Answers

Think about our planet for a second. Earth has an elliptical — oval-shaped — orbit. That means we're closer to the sun for one part of the year and farther away another part of the year.<p>Does that fact explain why it's hotter in the summer and colder in the winter?<p>Lots of kids think it does. Lots of …

Teaching