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Jeff Bezos says Amazon is not his 'most important work.' It's this secretive rocket company that toils in the Texas desert.

Jeff Bezos, the richest human on Earth, says Amazon and other lucrative ventures will never be as important to him as Blue Origin, his secretive aerospace startup in the Texas desert.<p>Bezos made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer (Business …

Space Travel

1 Personality Trait Steve Jobs Always Looked for When Hiring for Apple | Inc.com

From the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs knew he wanted the build a successful company. At one point, Apple hired two "professional" managers from outside the company. Then Jobs promptly fired them.<p>"It didn't work at all," a young Steve Jobs says in a video making the rounds on YouTube. "Most of …

Steve Jobs

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

Customer Service

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations | Inc.com

We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him over. With chagrin, he stated that the steak was …

Leadership

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

Emotional Intelligence

A stable plasma ring has been created in open air for the first time ever

Like Magic, Only Better<p>When it was first described in the 1920s by physicist Irvin Langmuir, plasma was said to be one of the fundamental states of …

Now Elon Musk Is Saying Tesla Could Rebuild Puerto Rico's Entire Power Grid | Inc.com

When Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico more than two weeks ago knocking out the island's entire power grid, Tesla knew it had the expertise to help. That's why the company quietly began sending battery packs and the personnel to install them to help restore power at key locations.<p>But with …

Puerto Rico

Evaporation Engines Could Produce More Power Than Coal, with a Huge Caveat - MIT Technology Review

Technology that can tap into the renewable power of natural water evaporation could produce a huge portion of the nation's energy needs—at least …

Engineering

Lost City of Alexander The Great Thought to Be Found After 2,000 Years

It was first revealed by 1960s spies.<p>An ancient city thought to have been founded in the era of Alexander the Great has been discovered after being …

Archaeology

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Morgan: Expect progress from Arizona Coyotes' latest iteration

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Last season, the Coyotes unveiled a new marketing campaign dubbed Coyotes 2.0, a play on the team’s 20 years in the Valley.<p>In …

What Rep. John Conyers’s sweeping single-payer health care bill would actually do

117 House Democrats have signed on to a bill that would virtually nationalize health insurance.<p>While Republicans were trying and failing to repeal Obamacare, Democrats in Congress were quietly lining up behind a single-payer health plan that, as written, would fundamentally reshape American health …

Physicists Just Achieved Quantum Teleportation Underwater For The First Time

Whoa.<p>Chinese scientists have successfully sent information between entangled particles through sea water, the first time this type of quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage? Here's What 1,500 Happy Couples Have to Say | Inc.com

What does it take to have a happy marriage that stays happy over several decades? It turns out there are some clear answers to that question.<p>Mark Manson is a blogger and entrepreneur who's best known as the author of bestseller <i>The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck</i>. He's also a newlywed, having gotten …

Self-esteem

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of …

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Responsibility (With True Team Leadership) | Inc.com

Creating work environments that are conducive to producing good, high-quality work is trickier than it might appear at first sight. In workplaces where employees take responsibility for their actions, however, leaders can expect much higher levels of productivity--especially if team members are …

Employment

You Don't Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do. | Inc.com

You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control how other people will respond to you.<p>You don't control your health.<p>You don't control how much money you make.<p>Principles control these things.<p>Said Dr. Stephen R. Covey, "We control our actions, but the consequences that flow from those …

Self-improvement

Most people think about success all wrong — because they won't accept a brutal truth

(We'll get back to that lovely little scene in a moment.)<p>Many people feel that buying something new — new technology, new devices, new systems, new "stuff" — is the key to success. They're convinced that what they have is not enough. What holds them back are the things they <i>don't</i> have.<p>But that is …

A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartland

Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them<p>Indentured servitude is back in a big way in the United States, and conservative corporatists want to make sure that labor never, ever again has the power to tell big business how to treat …

Middle-class

New law paves way for companies to mine asteroids

Mining companies pull valuable material out of the earth and sell it. That’s their job, and while there’s plenty of controversy over where, when, and …

The Machines Are Getting Ready to Play Doctor - MIT Technology Review

It might not be long before algorithms routinely save lives—as long as doctors are willing to put ever more trust in machines.<p>A team of researchers …

Machine Learning

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

1 Sign to Immediately Know Someone Has the Gift of Leadership | Inc.com

When you think of the word "transparency" in business and the workplace, what immediately comes to mind? Do you cringe at the possibility of being that open? That, perhaps, coworkers, direct reports, or even customers will perceive it as a weakness, and take advantage of you or your position?<p>Heck, …

Leadership

Craig Venter's ‘Digital-to-Biological Converter’ Is Real

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars.<p>Craig Venter thinks that sending living organisms to other galaxies on spaceships is "definitely" science fiction. It's much more realistic, he thinks, to print them on-site using digital representations of their …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing | Inc.com

Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I paid attention.<p>Robbins is one of the most successful motivational speakers and leadership coaches of all time, with top CEOs paying him $1 million or more per year for one-on-one coaching. …

Self-improvement

Five Reasons the Comey Affair Is Worse Than Watergate

A journalist who covered Nixon’s fall 45 years ago explains why the current challenge to America may be more severe—and the democratic system less capable of handling it.<p>The tangled affair now known as Watergate began 45 years ago, before most of today’s U.S. population had even been born. (The …