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Braspberries, Blueberry-Stuffed Raspberries, Are Very Real

Fruit brand Driscoll’s is bringing Justin Timberlake’s berry creation to the grocery store.<p>From boy band hits to motion picture stardom to solo Super …

The Concept of Musical Harmony Explained in Five Levels of Difficulty, Starting with a Child & Ending with Herbie Hancock

<i>Wired</i> magazine has entered the video explainer game with a novel series that takes concepts from kindergarten to graduate school and beyond in under …

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

Why Battle Royale Is the Right Game Mode to Copy

Battle royale is the latest trend that’s been sweeping across the games industry. In most examples of the growing genre, 100 players are dropped into …

Best Buy Refreshed Its Logo and Visual Identity With a Sleek New Look and Campaign From Errol Morris

Best Buy is retooling its go-to market strategy. The tech retailer has debuted a new logo, visual identity and campaign focused on the way the …

6 Strategies for Building the Relationships You Need to Succeed in Business

Some people who believe they were born to build a business only focus on the product. Here is how to add the required relationship talent<p>Unfortunately, people who are great at inventing things, and have high creativity, often don't have strong interpersonal skills or interests.<p>As a mentor to …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Architects Transform 18th-Century Farmhouse Into Self-Sufficient Modern Home

Converting farmhouses into modern dwellings is a trend that is especially prominent in the UK, where historical farms are upgraded via modern barn conversions and updated farm structures. Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks worked together to create <i>Ruins Studio</i>, an incredible 18th-century …

Rage 2 Trailer Coming Soon, Bethesda Teases

<b>Update 5:</b> Sure enough Rage 2 is real. Bethesda has released an announcement trailer for the new game, with a gameplay trailer set to follow soon after. We don't know how much we'll be learning about the game, but a full reveal by the time of Bethesda's E3 2018 press conference seems like a fair bet.<p>…

George Will just exposed Mike Pence's Faustian bargain

<b>(CNN) —</b> George F. Will is not the guy you'd think would be responsible for delivering the most devastating takedown of Vice President Mike Pence you will ever read.<p>And, yet, the conservative columnist's piece on Thursday is just that -- laying bare the total transformation of the former Indiana …

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bloodhound SSC races the only supersonic car to travel faster than the speed of sound

<b>the bloodhound SSC, a team of some of the world’s most revered engineering talent, has been working hard to create a vehicle that will reach a new</b> …

A device to spot melanoma skin cancer just won the international James Dyson Award

The inventors of a device which could prevent thousands of deaths by easily spotting melanoma skin cancer has been awarded the prestigious …

Spiders Drink Nanotubes, Spin Kevlar-Strength Web

After drinking carbon nanotubes, lab spiders spun silk capable of holding a person. Sweet dreams.Yintan, via Wikimedia Commons<b>File this under</b> …

Hyperlens crystal capable of viewing living cells in unprecedented detail

Just imagine: An optical lens so powerful that it lets you view features the size of a small virus on the surface of a living cell in its natural …

France to impose total ban on mobile phones in schools

France is to impose a total ban on pupils using mobile phones in primary and secondary schools starting in September 2018, its education minister has confirmed.<p>Phones are already forbidden in French classrooms but starting next school year, pupils will be barred from taking them out at breaks, …

Supersonic air travel just took another big step toward rebirth

<i>In brief: Boom Supersonic has gotten another boost towards its goal of commercial supersonic flight by 2023. Boom founder Blake Scholl has announced a partnership with Japan Airlines, which invested $10 million in the company.</i><p>SUPERSONIC FLIGHT’S ROCKY PAST<p>We are one step closer to an affordable …

Aviation

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Artificial Intelligence

Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’<p>A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how …

Social Media

Where Europe's GDP Is Rising And Falling

These maps break down the EU’s wealth, region by region.<p>Most people have a pretty clear idea of which countries in Europe are richer and which are poorer. Income levels thin out the farther south and east you go on the continent, you might assume, while Scandinavia and Germany enjoy the highest …

3 Stocks Under $5 In A White-Hot Sector

Last week, I deconstructed the red-hot, Lithium Index. In my article, I mentioned that the index consisted of 26 stocks. I focused on the larger …

Investing

Mark Cuban Attributes His First $1 Million to Reading This Book | Inc.com

Mark Cuban's net worth? Reportedly it's $3.3 billion.<p>Before he became the most-beloved face on <i>Shark Tank</i>, Cuban had some cash to throw around. The owner of the Dallas Mavericks has made smart investments and made a cool few billion off his sale of Broadcast.com in 1999.<p>But before he made his first …

Mark Cuban

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers | Inc.com

Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the concern that they are generating likes and followers on social media, but not a high enough percentage of them are actually being converted into …

Customers

‘Poor execution’ by new pit crew costs Kyle Busch a shot at win; raises questions about swap

JOLIET, Ill. – Kyle Busch lingered for several minutes outside his No. 18 Toyota in pit lane after a disappointing Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, …

‘Overwatch’ Has Fewer Features Because Of ‘Toxic Players’

There has been a lot of talk since the end of the last competitive season of <i>Overwatch</i> about “toxic players.” As a matter of fact, director Jeff …

Kyle Petty: Brad Keselowski almost beyond ‘point of diminishing returns’ on Toyota criticism

Brad Keselowski again was vocal this week with criticisms of Toyota and its performance level of late in the Cup Series, saying on Twitter that he …

Never Built New York is a fascinating look at the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor

The Queens Museum’s Never Built New York is a fascinating look at all the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor<p>What’s the going price for a one-bedroom nestled into an elbow in the struts of the Manhattan Bridge? We’ll never know, and that’s probably for the best, but a new exhibit at the …

Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us? No.

It’s hard to believe that it’s 2017 and we are still seeing headlines like Fastco Design’s Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us?<br>There are a number of …

Martin Truex Jr. earns solid 3rd-place starting position for first playoff race

Furniture Row Racing drivers Martin Truex, Jr. and Erik Jones qualified third and 24th, respectively for Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 at …

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw; rematch to come

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada boxing regulators have filed a formal complaint against Canelo Alvarez for doping violations, putting his May 5 middleweight title rematch with Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy.<p>Alvarez could be suspended for a year for testing positive twice for the performance-enhancing drug …

Battleborn getting no more updates, 15 months after launch

Servers still active, but other support quietly closes<p><i>Battleborn</i>’s next update will be its last.<p>While promising that the game’s “servers will be up and active for the foreseeable future,” <i>Battleborn</i>’s creative director definitively pulled the plug over the weekend.<p>“As of this week, there will be no …

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