Michael Damianus

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Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Are Flying Cars The Future Of Transportation?

VIENNA – Looks like tomorrow’s skies are going to be pretty crowded. Today, Juraj Vaculik and Stefan Klein, of Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna what they call “the most advanced flying car”. Able to drive 430 miles (692 Km) on a tank of petrol, it has a …

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo Sworn In as New President of Indonesia

On Oct. 20, Indonesia inaugurates its first President truly of the people. Joko Widodo, known commonly as Jokowi, is unique in Indonesian …

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Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide.<p>Authorities …

9 Tips For More Powerful Business Presentations

When delivering presentations to a general audience, senior management in your company, or even a venture capitalist, a successful presentation isn’t about the PowerPoint slides you create – it’s about much more than that.<p>These nine points will help you deliver a powerful presentation.<p><b>1. Establish</b> …

Pizza Gio is Australia's first pizza vending machine

The vending machine dispenses artisan pizza in less than three minutes, for not too much dough.<p>It might sound like pie in the sky, but pizza vending machines have finally arrived in Australia, following examples in France, the US, and Italy.<p>The Pizza Gio machine vends two varieties of 11-inch …

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2015 Aston Martin Vanquish, Mercedes S-Class Pullman, Hennessey Venom F5: This Week’s Top Photos

Reports of the Bugatti Veyron successor being capable of hitting 286 mph emerged this week, but while the reports are yet to be substantiated …

Steve McQueen's Ferrari, others could total $450 million in Pebble Beach

Classic-car fans and collectors headed to next week's Pebble Beach auctions may want to pack an extra checkbook: Almost half a billion dollars in sales are expected.<p>Hagerty's Insurance, which insures and tracks classic-car values, estimates that between Thursday and Aug. 17 at least $450 million in …

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MT's Jessi Lang recounts her harrowing Autobahn R8 crash

Automotive enthusiasts know the name, face, voice and stories of Jessi Lang well. And if they don't, they should. The longtime <i>Motor Trend</i> video presenter and host of <i>The J-Turn</i> is a regular fixture on the automotive scene, and one of our favorite to watch. But a year ago, Jessi vanished from the …

Missile strike lands just ahead of speeding car, disaster ensues

Could dashcams act as sort of a magnet for bizarre events? It's entirely plausible, considering the sheer number of insane things that are caught on the handy video cameras. This latest one comes from Ukraine, which as you probably know, has been locked in a pretty nasty dispute with Russia and …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …

Why Knitted Footwear Is Such A Huge Innovation

Since pretty much the dawn of the Industrial Age, shoes have been made like this: pieces of leather and other materials cut and sewn together in what's called the "upper," then glued to a hard sole. Despite the machine element, much is still done by hand, with skilled workers needed to put the …

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America's Most Dangerous States, Based On Law Street's Analysis Of FBI Crime Statistics

You may have heard about a recent uptick in violent crime, though the levels of crime are still far below the worst historical years.<p>Now, we know the most dangerous states.<p>Law Street took a look at the FBI's violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people to come up with a …