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Synthetic Photosynthesis? New Tech Recycles Carbon Dioxide Faster Than Plants

Everyone knows the role of photosynthesis in absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2). While there isn’t any doubt that plants are doing their job, there’s …

Carbon Dioxide

Sea Slug That Looks Like a Leaf Steals Genes to Become Animal-Plant Hybrid

This green sea slug has a lot more in common with the green leaves that it resembles than one might think. That’s because this little guy has hijacked enough plant genes to become the first animal who is able to produce chlorophyll just like a plant, meaning it can rely on sunshine for its …

Biology

Adventurer Portable Microwave

When it comes to creature comforts we miss most in the great outdoors, microwaves are second only to cell service on the list. The Adventurer …

Portable

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Just Showed a Completely Different Side of Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence and basketball: two of my favorite subjects.<p>Emotional intelligence (EI), put simply, is a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and those of others), and use that information to guide decision making. Empathy and compassion are qualities …

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Used for Good or Evil (and That's Exactly Why You Need It) | Inc.com

"The power to do good is also the power to do harm."<p>--Milton Friedman<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a fan of developing emotional intelligence. Put simply, emotional intelligence (EI) is a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and that of others), and use …

Emotional Intelligence

Shake Shack Unveils a Secret New Burger Exclusively for the LA Market

<b>Shake Shack</b> draws closer to its Spring 2016 debut in West Hollywood, but they've already got a new burger planned just for LA: the <b>Roadside Double</b>, which is a dual-pattied affair that’s topped with Swiss cheese, Dijon mustard, and slow-simmered onions that have been cooked in bacon and beer. The …

10 qualities of people with high emotional intelligence

According to Psychology Today, "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually involves:<p>Emotional awareness, which includes the ability to identify your own emotions as well as those of others;<br>• The ability to harness emotions …

Emotional Intelligence

These 5 trends may get you funded in 2016 (webinar)

<b>Find out what kinds of companies are getting funded — and what it takes to get VC attention in 2016.</b> <b>Join one of VB’s senior analysts and VC pros to learn where the market ‘s heading and how you can leverage it all the way to the bank.</b><p><b>Register here for free.</b><p>Despite any sky-is-falling rumors, VC …

The Captivating Imagery Of America's Oldest Secret Societies

"The Templars and the Freemasons believed that the treasure was too great for any one man to have, not even a king," FBI special agent Sadusky proclaims in the film "National Treasure." "That's why they went to such lengths to keep it hidden."<p>Those of us not so familiar with the lived experience of …

Art

Math, Language & 7 Other Intelligence Types You Need

If math or linguistics came easily to you, school was probably a far more enjoyable experience for you than others.<p>After all, these two types of …

A Weapon Against Climate Change May Be Right Under Our Feet

Scientists battling to slow climate change and cope with its effects are harnessing an overlooked, yet potentially powerful partner -- one that happens to be right beneath our feet.<p>Soil, they say, is critical to reducing the buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, where it traps heat and warms …

Savvy skiers, snowboarders never pay full price

If I bought lift tickets at the ski resort closest to home for my wife, two teenage kids and me, it would set us back $264.<p>Sure, that’s cheaper than, …

Skiing

Why our biotech future needs design

Meet the biodesigners growing our future products.<p>In 2007, physicist Freeman Dyson predicted in an essay called “Our Biotech Future” that “the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our …

Biotechnology

DIY Home Insulation Upgrade Experiment

The Giant Methane Monster That Can Wipe Out the Human Race

There's something lurking deep under the frozen Arctic Ocean, and if it gets released, it could spell disaster for our planet.<p>That something is …

Rarest dolphins under threat from oil exploration in NZ sanctuary, say Greens

New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Maui’s dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees<p>The New Zealand government has been accused of threatening the survival of the Maui’s dolphins, one of world’s rarest dolphin breeds, with just 55 of the animals remaining.<p>The …

Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water, EPA Now Concludes

<i>Editor's note March 30, 2016: For our latest reporting on fracking and drinking water contamination, read "Fracking Study Finds Toxins in Wyoming</i> …

This could be a huge move for air-pollution monitoring

A few years ago, I moved to a cool neighborhood. It didn’t seem cool at first; it was in a sprawling, industrial area. But I soon found out that the …

Uvolt Solar Watch with a Removable Power Bank

Tag: wrist watch<p>Using integrated solar panel, the Uvolt watch harvests solar energy and a removable solar charger can be used to charge your …

How To Turn You Beer Into Glass Cups

The Holes In Your Walls Cost You an Extra $200 a Year. Here’s How to Fix Them

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

A Record-Breaking New Artificial Leaf Makes Power From Sun And Water

The system can power a home or a car.<p>For some energy researchers, it’s the holy grail: How can technology cheaply and sustainably recreate photosynthesis, nature’s way of making fuel, which works way better at taking energy from the sun than anything we’ve been able to invent?<p>A new “artificial …

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code - and life on earth may never be the same - ExtremeTech

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same<p>By on August 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm<p>This site may earn …

Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

From the outside, the AeroFarms headquarters looks like any other rundown building in downtown Newark, N.J. It used to be a store, and more recently a nightclub. Now it's a test farm.<p>"My favorite is the mustard green that's called a Ruby Streak, which is this leaf right here," says AeroFarms CEO …

Aquaponics

3D Printers Turn Mush Into Meals

Major companies from Hershey to Barilla are exploring the technology.

3D Printing

Researcher Demonstrates How to Suck Carbon from the Air, Make Stuff from It - MIT Technology Review

A new method for taking carbon dioxide directly from the air and converting it to oxygen and nanoscale fibers made of carbon could lead to an …

Carbon Dioxide

Obama Eats Salmon Half-Chewed By a Bear on Running Wild

The president tries out the rough survivalist lifestyle.<p>Later this year, President Obama will appear on an episode of <i>Running Wild</i> <i>with Bear Grylls</i>, in which the adventurer takes famous people to remote parts of the world. Obama and Grylls traveled to Alaska, and in this just-released clip from the …

Survivalism