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What Is Design Thinking?

Customer-centric design is about looking out from the inside—rather than outside in.<p>Today’s organizations face multifaceted problems that are part of increasingly complex business models. Continued expansion of global transactions, supported by partnerships that can span large ecosystems, create …

Design

Dutch solar road makes enough energy to power household | Netherlands 2017 News

Engineers in the Netherlands say a novel solar road surface that generates electricity and can be driven over has proved more successful than expected.<p>Last year they built a 70-metre test track along a bike path near the Dutch town of Krommenie on the outskirts of Amsterdam.<p>In the first six months …

Clean Energy

Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears the East Coast

Beachgoers were warned away, emergency officials kept a watchful eye and at least one graduation ceremony was forced indoors as Tropical Storm Ana plodded toward the Carolinas on Saturday in an early heaping of rough weather weeks ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.<p>Ana was …

Putin Takes Swipe at U.S. in Massive Red Square Military Parade

Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead on Saturday in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany.<p>Western leaders boycotted the parade over Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis but …

Typhoon Noul hits the Philippines forcing evacuations

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1166000/1166278_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524784654_1268bfbb746741dcdcda038a1fabb4a4<p><b>A powerful typhoon has hit the north-east Philippines, in Cagayan province, killing two people and cutting electricity supplies to many parts of the</b> …

Macedonia blames Kosovans for deadly Kumanovo clashes

<b>Macedonia says five Kosovans led the armed group which was involved in deadly clashes with security forces in the northern town of Kumanovo.</b><p>Eight officers and 14 gunmen were killed in the fighting, Interior ministry spokesman Ivo Kotevski said.<p>Those named were members of the now dismantled Kosovo …

FBI sent alert about gunman before Texas shooting

<b>The FBI had warned Texas officials several hours before a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that a suspected extremist could show up at the event.</b><p>But FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency had no indication that the attack on Sunday was planned.<p>Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi …

Security measures increased at US military bases

<b>The US military has increased its threat level at facilities across North America, although most installations were already operating at a higher level of protection.</b><p>Army Col Steve Warren said the increase was not the result of a specific event.<p>He said it was the result of an increased threat …

Emma and Noah are most popular US baby names for 2014

<b>Noah and Emma are the most popular baby names in the US, according the Social Security Administration.</b><p>For the second year in a row, Noah topped of the list for boys. Liam, Mason, Jacob and William rounded out the top five.<p>Emma is on top again for the first time since 2008 followed by Olivia, …

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Dozens killed and 40 prisoners escape in Iraqi jailbreak

The spokesman said the break on Friday started when an inmate took a weapon from a warden at the prison on the main police compound in Khalis, a town around 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Baghdad.<p>The prison was holding 300 people charged with acts of terrorism.<p>"The inmates started fighting among …

Russia stages WW2 victory parade as Ukraine bristles | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tanks and troops paraded across Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, an event boycotted by Western leaders over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the anniversary to whip up …

North Korea boasts of firing ballistic missile from submarine | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, a step that would mark significant progress in the secretive state’s military capabilities.<p>It could pose a new threat to South Korea, Japan and the United States, which have tried to …

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

You'll be amazed at the difference it makes.<p>While eating clean, balanced meals is a great way to supplement any exercise regime, when you think about it, it doesn't really make sense to fuel up for yoga the same way you would for a long run. Curious as to what kind of foods <i>do</i> make sense to eat …

Nutrition

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

16 Things That Made African King Shaka Zulu One Of The Greatest Military Minds In History

Shaka Zulu is said to be one of the greatest military leaders in African history, and perhaps all of history. There is controversy around the …

South Africa

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

University of California

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