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How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …


Sweden's Recycling Program Is Doing So Well They've Run Out Of Trash

(Image Link)<p>One of the initial goals of all recycling programs is the minimization of waste entering the landfills, because if you remove all …

'Realism isn't important': the man who photographed India – without any Indians

“Photography takes itself too seriously,” says Olivier Culmann. “Too many photographers have a tragic view of the world. I’m convinced we can speak seriously about something with humour and irony.” That, says the Frenchman, is why he has chosen to produce a series about ordinary life in India – …

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What Makes An Image Memorable? This MIT AI Might Hold The Key

MemNet is a neural network run by MIT that can accurately predict how memorable an image is to humans.<p>Not sure why some photographs just brand themselves deep into your memory, while others make no impact whatsoever? With the help of a new neural network that learns to think like humans, …

2015: The Year in Volcanic Activity

Once again, it has been a particularly eventful year for the world's volcanoes. Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava. In 2015, erupting volcanoes included Mount Etna in Italy, Wolf volcano in the Galapagos Islands, Cotopaxi …

Pictures of the day: 23 November 2015 - Telegraph

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Diwali, The Festival of Lights: Pictures


Public art in India: Brushed aside

On October, a large public art installation by Jitish Kallat was unveiled at a traffic roundabout in far away Stockerou, 20 kilometres north of …

Watch the Laws of Physics Come to Life as Magnetic Putty Devours Everything

Silly putty is a pretty weird substance, but magnetic putty is like an alien life form. Not only can it be twisted, stretched, and compressed every …


Turkey Mourns Victims of Bombings: Pictures

Heavy, Beautiful Photos Document The Love of a Dying Young Mom

© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>When Carolynne St. Pierre, a maternity nurse known for her keen wit, was …

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

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Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

How to draw a dynamic team of superheroes

When planning how to draw a well-balanced group image, you should show the various characters in an effective manner, and emphasise their …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.


'Open Tree Of Life' Shows How 2.3 Million Earthlings Are Related, From Microbes To Mankind

"This is the first real attempt to connect the dots and put it all together," one researcher said.<p>Researchers from multiple institutions have come together to publish Earth's most complete family tree to date, illustrating the evolutionary relationships between about 2.3 million named species of …

Pictures of the Week 9.17.15

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17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …


Why foreign filmmakers are so fascinated by India’s most successful IIT tutor

In the summer of 2014, Pascal Plisson travelled to Bihar’s capital city of Patna to spend a week documenting classes at a coaching centre.<p>The well-known French director and writer was filming Super 30, a free coaching centre that prepares underprivileged Indian students for the joint entrance …

4 Wildlife Photography Tips to Add a Wow Factor to Your Wildlife Shots

When photographing wildlife, we typically have a few seconds to ‘get the shot' of that bird, bear, deer, common or rare animal. Our beautiful …

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