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With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy …

Space Travel

After The Eighth Of November In The Middle East -- Egypt Is On The Line

Foreign policy is traditionally not a focal issue of interest for the mass of American voters, and this campaign is no exception, with a Republican candidate whose interest in and knowledge of foreign affairs, including the Middle East is sub-zero, and a Democratic candidate, a former Secretary Of …

What Would Nikola Tesla Think About Elon Musk's Latest Rocket Launch?

On 6 February 2018, Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched its Heavy Falcon rocket from the same Kennedy Space Center launch pad used for the Apollo missions. Atop the Falcon was Musk’s own Tesla electric roadster, piloted by a mannequin named Starman who is seen lifting off to the tune of David …

Twain in Tesla's Lab: The Friendship Between Nikola Tesla and Mark Twain

Nikola Tesla and Mark Twain were friends and mutual admirers. Tesla – recognized as a scientist, inventor and discoverer, Twain – famous writer, …

The Trait That Made Elon Musk and Steve Jobs Fearless--and How to Cultivate It | Inc.com

When Elon Musk found out that NASA had no intentions of going to Mars, he decided to invest $100 million of his own funds to develop reusable rockets; if NASA was not going to bring humanity to Mars, he would do it himself. Space industry veterans dismissed him by saying that reusable rockets were …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

His name is a household word. Who was he?

"It's a sociological fact that Elon Musk took the Tesla name and launched Nikola Tesla into the stratosphere," says Marc Seifer, the author of <i>Wizard:</i> …

The Extraordinary Life of Nikola Tesla

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke …

What to watch in 2018

As the new year begins, here are the smartest predictions of what's coming in politics, tech and business in 2018. The big picture: In many ways 2018 …

North Korea

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

Amazing photographs capture everyday life in East Berlin in the mid-1980s.

bring back some memories<p>31 December 2017<p>127 notes<p>Berlin<br>• Germany<br>• life<br>• street<br>• people<br>• culture<br>• nostalgia<br>• black and white<br>• photography<br>• vintage<br>• 1980s<p>Amazing …

The most outrageous numbers of 2017

Number inflation was rampant in 2017, as the figures that dominated news stories just got bigger and bigger. Data stored, stuff bought, years lived, the great scoreboard of human existence clicked over with digits never seen before as the world population edged ever closer to 8bn.<p>Many of the …

Space

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Time I

Kevin O'Leary explains one big thing people don't understand about bitcoin (but need to)

With the recent frenzy around the staggering rise in the price of bitcoin, which briefly reached a high of $19,340 trading on the Coinbase exchange …

Cryptocurrency

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

I Bought This $15 Bra on Amazon, and I'm Never Wearing Anything Else Again

I have a bust on the smaller side, and I don't need much support. I often find underwire bras are too uncomfortable and thin camis just aren't enough. I saw this Hanes Convertible Wire Free Bra ($15) bubbling up on Amazon recently and became curious. It had over 1,400 reviews and a 4.5-star rating, …

Clothing

Top 36 Holiday Cookie Recipes

G's Spicy Tequila Balls<p>Nadia G packs her usual punch into these boozy vanilla wafer, walnut and cocoa powder balls. The recipe contains a whopping …

Dessert

15 Big-Batch Soups to Freeze and Eat All Winter

As soon as the temperature really starts to drop, soups and stews are all I want to eat. They're delicious, filling, and generally easy to make. Most …

The complete - and uglier - picture of Canada's jobs market

Briefing highlights<p>What other measures show<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Valeant beats profit estimates<br>• Canadian Natural sees production boost<br>• OPEC sees slower demand growth<br>• Cineplex profit slips<p>The jobs market, unabridged<p>We were all agog last week when Statistics Canada reported that employment surged by 35,000 …

Nikola Tesla was not just an engineer with a mind capable of setting up countless mysterious experiments, but on a day to day basis, he lived his life with unique habits and ways. He would walk around a block 3 times before entering a building. He would clean his plate with 18 napkins, and he […]

Nikola Tesla was not just an engineer with a mind capable of setting up countless mysterious experiments, but on a day to day basis, he lived his …

US joblessness hits 17-year low

The United States' unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in almost 17 years, the Labor Department has reported. Employers added positions …

What High Achievers Like Jeff Bezos, Mark Cuban and Elon Musk Were Doing at Age 25 | Inc.com

Everyone's measure of and path to success is different.<p>For some, it's mostly linear. Others encounter more twists, turns, and bumps along the way.<p>Before becoming the leader of the free world, Donald Trump, was born into a real-estate development family and inherited his father's business at 25.<p>Kat …

Bill Clinton

5 things mentally strong people don't do

Self-help

A papyrus reveals how the Great Pyramid was built

The Great Pyramid in Egypt is the last of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. The tomb for Pharaoh Khufu — “Cheops” in Greek — sits on the Giza …

Archaeology

Why Was an Italian Graduate Student Tortured and Murdered in Egypt?

The target of the Egyptian police, that day in November 2015, was the street vendors selling socks, $2 sunglasses and fake jewelry, who clustered under the arcades of the elegant century-old buildings of Heliopolis, a Cairo suburb. Such raids were routine, but these vendors occupied an especially …

Obama Administration

How to Learn the 1 Skill That Comes Naturally to Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Nikola Tesla | Inc.com

<i>Through television and telephony we shall see and hear one another as perfectly as though we were face to face, despite intervening distances of thousands of miles; and the instruments through which we shall be able to do this will be amazingly simple compared with our present telephone. A man will</i> …

Opinion: Where to put your money now that the dollar is sinking

Republicans tripped up the U.S. dollar this week by failing to make progress on replacing Obamacare. This hurt the greenback by casting doubts on …

Economics