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What Is Emotional Intelligence, Exactly? Here's the Entire Concept, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Since it was first introduced decades ago, the concept of emotional intelligence has been heralded by many as the secret, intangible key to success. But as the idea has increased in popularity, it's also become widely misunderstood, and at times, criticized. Interestingly, even scientists, …

Emotional Intelligence

Drone riding soccer official skates on air to deliver game ball

New rule: From now on, all sporting events must begin with an official bringing the game ball to the referee via the magic of drone-style hoverboard …

Here’s How Heineken Made That Awesome Antidote To Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner Ad

Heineken’s UK Marketing Director Cindy Tervoort on how the idea came about, the insight behind it, and the biggest challenge making it happen.<p>You’ve seen the ad already, right? If not, please take a moment to acquaint yourself.<p>We’ve already gushed about it as the perfect counterpoint to Pepsi’s …

Kendall Jenner

Will vertical farming continue to grow, or has it hit the greenhouse ceiling?

<b>Agriculture has come a long way in the past century. We produce more food than ever before — but our current model is unsustainable, and as the</b> …

Farming

A 2-Hour Marathon Once Seemed Unthinkable. Could Nike’s Radical New Shoe Be The Key?

Filled with post-EVA foam and a carbon fiber plate, this shoe was designed to increase running efficiency by 6%.<p>No one has ever run a marathon in less than two hours. In fact, the four fastest marathons in history–all within an 18-second margin–are still about three minutes shy of breaking the …

Shoes

11 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You’re A People-Pleaser

1. You don’t know how to cut ties with <i>anyone.</i><p>You don’t know how to let go of toxic people in your life in fear of hurting their feelings or making …

This Life-Size ‘LEGO Batman Movie’ Batmobile Took 1,833 Hours To Build

“The LEGO Batman Movie” is inspired by tiny toys, but the journey to the big screen is going to make everything look huge. The Batmobile is going to …

'Deadshot Mary': The undercover cop who became a tabloid sensation

"Deadshot Mary"<p>The undercover cop who became a local celebrity<p>Mary Shanley was born in Ireland in 1896, and after immigrating to America with her …

Crime

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

33 Ways To Put The Spotlight On DIY Driftwood Art

Some things are just meant to be used as decorations. For example, who could resist and charm and beauty of driftwood? There are so many wonderful …

Chemicals

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Jerry Seinfeld

These amazing Star Wars drones let you battle with the Millennium Falcon

The Millennium Falcon may have an iconic shape, but it was never designed to fly. That is, until toy makers Propel got their hands on it, and turned it — along with three other classic <i>Star Wars</i> ships — into some of the most straightforwardly fun quadcopters I’ve ever played with. “It’s basically a …

Drones

Star Wars Celebration 2016: The Dark Knight Writer Making Darth Vader VR Movie

Telling a new and completely original story.<p>The Dark Knight writer David Goyer is working with ILMxLAB to create a new virtual reality movie focused …

Star Wars

Teacher uses apples to deliver a powerful lesson about bullying

A British teacher found a simple yet powerful way to show her students that the effects of bullying aren't always seen on the outside.<p>Rosie Dutton, a coach at Relax Kids Tamworth in Birmingham, England, used a pair of apples to show a group of children how words can hurt.<p>Dutton, who has worked with …

Light Bulbs

42 Creative Analogies To Provide You Perspective on Analytics

From Legos to Love Songs, Muppets to Movies — covering Strategy, Perspective, Experimental Design, and so much more…<p>Just over six months ago, …

'Manifold Garden' creator William Chyr wants you to think in three dimensions

William Chyr isn’t your typical game developer, and his first game, <i>Manifold Garden</i>, doesn’t look quite like anything else we’ve ever played. After …

Steven Spielberg

Why video games are better than Lego

Imagine being Ben Fogle. I'm sure we all have, at some point. It must be tough. The daily challenge of having to look rugged and cuddly at the same …

Lego

Foreign travelers could soon be asked for their social media info by DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to allow U.S. Customs to ask for foreign travelers’ social media details, such as their Facebook …

Social Media

Bose QuietComfort 35s are the perfect wireless, noise cancelling headphones for the iPhone 7

It appears that the iPhone 7 is going to eliminate the 3.5mm headphone jack but headphone manufacturers aren’t waiting for Apple to make an announcement before hitting the market with some great solutions to this so-called “problem.”<p>I’ve been living with the new $349 Bose Quiet Comfort 35s for the …

Fan builds giant Lego Star Destroyer with multiple levels

Even Darth Vader would be impressed with this Lego fan who built an Imperial Star Destroyer almost 5 feet long. But it's the interior levels that really make this the ultimate Star Wars toy.<p>If you want to construct a giant Lego Star Destroyer, you might as well give your Star Wars minifigures a …

Lego

Tovala's Smart Oven Wants to Replace Your Microwave

The Tovala smart oven is not a microwave, but it kind of looks like one. An expensive one. A pretty one. One you might find in an upscale urban …

Google And Microsoft Launch Their Santa Trackers

Remember when kids just peered out at the stars, trying to spot the lights of Santa’s sleigh (or Rudolph’s shiny nose)? Well, those days are long gone. Santa tracking once again has received its annual digital upgrade. Today, Microsoft and NORAD begin tracking Santa along with Google, on its own …

Dance

Google gets in on the Star Wars fun with clutch of interactive easter eggs

Ever wanted to wield a lightsaber through your browser, interact with droids via Cardboard VR or explore a map with a stormtrooper? Help you Google can<p>Google has continued to roll out easter eggs inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including a way to fight stormtroopers on your computer, as …

Star Wars

We’ve gathered the top of the heap for iPhone accessories [Deals]

Your iPhone is full of amazing features, but some of the coolest things about it are sold separately. Whether it’s a skin-tight charging case you’re looking for, a keychain-sized tracking device or a foolproof way to keep your phone from dropping, we’ve got you covered.<p><b>iSafe Drive Lite (32GB) – 24%</b> …

"It's all good"

Why the tragic death of extreme sports star Richard Taylor helped so many<p>By Ceri Jackson<p>Richard Taylor had a catch phrase. If something went wrong in life - something that might send even the most resilient into a tail spin - he would break open his trademark smile and reassure those around him …

San Francisco

This smart helmet gives you eyes in the back of your head

Skully, a new smart motorcycle helmet, aims to give riders a practical safety tool: a rearview camera to reduce blind spots. The heads-up display also features Bluetooth calls, GPS, and music streaming without looking away from the road.<p><i>Produced by Monica Manalo.</i><i>Video courtesy of Reuters.</i><p><b>Follow …

Music Streaming

Gorgeous App Lets Kids Build Their Own Robots

Inspired by Lego, Tinybop’s Robot Factory encourages kids to design robots beyond their wildest imaginations.<p>Kids love robots, from R2-D2 to Optimus Prime. Now there’s an app that lets kids build the wildest robots of their imagination from scratch, then send them out into an alien world to …

Kids

Paralyzed man regains use of arms thanks to 'wireless spinal cord'

Remember that paralyzed guy from Southern California who managed to walk on his own accord thanks to a revolutionary technique that bridged the gap in his severed spinal column with a wireless Bluetooth link? A team of doctors at Ohio's Case Western Reserve University have reportedly accomplished …

How your life story is told by your hands

<b>What can hands tells you about someone? Tim Booth has been photographing fingers, palms, nails and knuckles for more than 20 years. He says they can reveal much more about a person than you might think.</b><p>"When we look at a face we immediately make preconceptions," he says. "Labels are added because …

Royal Ballet

The lost art of getting lost

<b>Technology means maps and directions are constantly at hand, and getting lost is more unlikely than ever before. While for many this is a thing of joy, Stephen Smith asks if we may be missing out.</b><p>When was the last time you were well and truly lost? Chances are it's been a while.<p>Extraordinary …

Downton Abbey