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43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Want a Mentor? Here Are 5 Keys to Choosing and Approaching the Right One | Inc.com

Bill Gates has his Warren Buffett. Luke Skywalker has his Yoda. Kanye West has his, uh, Kanye West.<p>You've read or heard much on the power and importance of mentors. But how do you find the right one for you? And how do you get past that intimidating, even scary step of approaching someone to be …

Bill Gates

Everything You Need to Know About Africa's Beer Culture

Everything You Need to Know About Africa’s Beer Culture<p>6 minute Read<p>Wine, palm oil, cocoa, and coffee are among the agricultural products Americans …

Beer

Strings Attached: How Symphonic Soul Scored Big In The 70s

<i>“We was thinking about Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Brahms… but maybe we should have had a little bit more Brown.” James Brown, ‘Dead On</i> …

Inside Donald Trump's War Against the State

At 6:35 a.m. on March 4, President Donald Trump launched an attack against the government of the United States. Deploying his favorite weapon, …

Donald Trump’s Worst Deal

The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.<p>Heydar Aliyev Prospekti, a broad avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, connects the airport to the city. The road is meant to highlight Baku’s …

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

The Brain

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country?

As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. Our government believes in the value of immigration, as does the majority of the population. We took in an estimated 300,000 newcomers in 2016, including 48,000 refugees, and we want them to become citizens; around 85% of …

Canada

Pharrell Williams, Making Noise for ‘Hidden Figures’ Everywhere

Wherever he goes and whatever he may be doing, Pharrell Williams can’t help calling attention to himself. At the start of a typical week in early December, this musician and producer was modeling in a Chanel show in Paris. By Thursday evening, he was in New York, talking to Jimmy Fallon on “The …

Comedy-Drama

Finding North America’s lost medieval city

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.<p>A thousand years ago, huge pyramids and earthen mounds …

Archaeology

How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradition

The cinematic season once ruled by Irving Berlin, Charles Dickens, and It’s a Wonderful Life now belongs to a little 1983 sleeper of a movie, A Christmas Story. A look back at how Bob Clark’s new holiday classic upended the sentimental old order by showing something every family could …

Pop Culture

10 Ways Drones Are Changing Your World

Drones have been a hot topic in the news for some time. Depending on what you’ve read, they’re devastatingly effective weapons of war, the next big …

Inside Alphabet’s Jigsaw, the powerful tech incubator that could reshape geopolitics

Google has never wanted to be an ordinary company. From its original motto, “Don’t be evil,” to last year’s updated mantra “Do the right thing,” it’s always styled itself as an organization with goals that are both more ambitious and more altruistic than the usual profit-focused corporate …

Foreign Policy

Tesla Gigafactory: a look at the robots and ‘machine building the machine’ at the battery factory

Now that Tesla opened up its Gigafactory to the media and Tesla owners last week, we got to see quite a few cool things at what is on its way to become the most advanced factory ever built, but arguably none cooler than the robots working there.<p>There are a few different kinds of robots helping …

Google Could End Passwords Forever With This Innovation

A new innovation from Google could either be a futuristic life-improver or a creepy method of biometric surveillance, depending on how seriously you …

Hamilton's Daveed Diggs Is the Most Charismatic Person in the Room

The fast-rapping and electrifying Tony nominee has finally learned how to stand out.<p>I watched an amazing fight yesterday between these kids across the street from my house." Daveed Diggs puts down his fork so he can use his hands to punctuate the beats of this story about the scuffle he saw in his …

Charisma

The first car Tesla ever built is still pretty great

You never forget your first Tesla.<p>In 2010, right after the company had survived a near-death experience, I was offered the chance to sample what was then the carmaker's only vehicle: the original Roadster.<p>It's hard to overestimate the importance of this car, which sold for over $100,000, turned in …

We talked to an ethical hacker, here’s what we learned

Believe it or not, not all hackers are malicious.<p>Ethical hackers are experts hired to support organizations and governments and keep their systems secure. These ethical hackers provide expertise to protect citizens and regular people from malicious hackers. We recently sat down with one to learn …

Autoblog reviews Tesla's Model X all-electric SUV

We finally take our turn behind the wheel of the highly anticipated Tesla Model X. The all-electric SUV from Silicon Valley automaker Tesla Motors shares plenty of technology with the Model S sedan, but offers its own unique features, like falcon wing doors, a bioweapon defense mode, and seating …

10 productivity tools every successful web developer relies on

As a web developer your job is to deliver high quality websites which can help users find what they are looking for, without being prevented by bugs …

Tesla Model 3 mania reaches peak as lines keep growing

Hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals have lined up around the world to plunk down money on a car about which they know nothing.<p>I'll admit: I stood in line for the first iPhone. I was excited. The product looked awesome. While some writers might be snarking about all the folks standing in …

Tesla

The real Silicon Valley is so crazy that HBO's 'Silicon Valley' keeps having to re-write lines

The show chronicles the struggles of a rag-tag (and lovable) bunch trying to navigate the world of startups.<p>"We were looping in lines to change amounts," show creator Mike Judge said at a panel on Saturday at the South by Southwest event.<p>Here's an example. At one point, there was a line where a …

Google’s smartwatch king has a 50-year vision for the future of Android Wear

The size of technical components is becoming ever-smaller, and the group wanted to figure out what could theoretically be achieved with a wearable technology platform.<p>So they attached their phones to their wrists and wandered the halls of Google, where they worked, pretending they were watches. …

Wear OS

Meet Kyle Vogt, the 'Robot Guru' Who Just Sold His Second Billion-Dollar Startup in Two Years

The Cruise CEO is Silicon Valley's latest entrepreneur with the Midas touch.<p>Ten years ago, Justin Kan and Emmett Shear had just sold their app company, Kiko, and were itching for another venture. They had a concept — livestream video — but no idea how to build it. So they sent an email to the MIT …

Bezos Prime

<b>By Adam Lashinsky</b><p>Photograph by Wesley Mann<p>March 24, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT<p><i>Amazon’s CEO has driven his company to all-consuming growth (and even, believe</i> …