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Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

The one thing all entrepreneurial people have in common

It's a common phenomenon for those who are setting out without a safety net to build a business, write a book or movie script, or to invent a new product.<p>What entrepreneurial-minded people have most of all — above inspiration, focus, skills, financing, brilliant ideas, etc. — is that they never …

Entrepreneurship

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Startups have figured out how to remove carbon from the air. Will anyone pay them to do it?

Three startups, Carbon Engineering, Global Thermostat and Climeworks, are making strides with technology that can directly remove carbon dioxide from the air. What they need now is a viable business model<p>In Squamish, British Columbia, a Canadian town halfway between Vancouver and Whistler where the …

What Makes Startups Succeed When 40 Percent Fail?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning to start your own business, or have already done so, cheers to you! You have overcome one of the chief obstacles every single entrepreneur faces: not letting fear and self-doubt prevent you from striving to realize …

Entrepreneurship

Gravity-defying 3D printer to print bridge over water in Amsterdam

The 3D-printed home has been accomplished -- and apparently the next step is something a little more structurally challenging. A 3D-printing company based in Amsterdam has developed a revolutionary, multi-axis robotic 3D printer that can "draw" structures in the air -- and it's planning to build a …

3D Printing

Handmaden Wonders

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Handmaden Wonders and it was Written By Mike Chliounakis.

Top Products of the Week via The Gadget Flow #54

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Top Products of the Week via The Gadget Flow #54 and it was Written By Mike …

Gear & Gadgets

Stunning Products Constructed Out Of All Things Wood

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Stunning Products Constructed Out Of All Things Wood and it was Written By Mike …

Pirate treasure of Scottish captain William Kidd discovered in Madagascar

Treasure belonging to the Scottish pirate William Kidd is believed to have been discovered off the coast of Madagascar.<p>The bounty was found by divers …

Far out, man: 13.1bn-year-old galaxy is most distant yet seen by humans

Galaxy EGS-zs8-1 has moved 30bn light-years away from Earth since it was born: ‘We’re actually looking back through 95% of all time to see this galaxy’<p>A team of astronomers has measured a galaxy farther than any other ever seen by human beings, reporting this week that the ancient star system …

Book Conservator Nobuo Okano Repairs Tattered Books to Make Them Look Brand New | Colossal

<p>For the past 33 years Japanese craftsman Okano Nobuo has been repairing tattered books and reconstituting them to look brand new. When a customer …

“Analog” Poster in Black and Blue by 67 Inc

The “Analog” poster by 67 Inc celebrates technology and devices from a time before the digital age.<p>The creative guys of 67 Inc have published the …

Corner Clock

<i>Corner Clock</i> is designed to be installed in a ceiling corner, so it can be seen from any point in the room. It comes with a stand, and can be used as …

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Which active desk designs are best for your body and mind? Read on.<p>If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, it’s become painfully clear through science that sitting all day is terrible for your health. What’s especially alarming about this evidence is that extra physical activity doesn’t …

Mininch Does it Again with Second Crowdfunding Smash

The larger question: What makes a product design "successful?"<p>Is there a designer among you who doesn't dream of creating a crowdfunding smash hit? …

How Legendary Illustrator Maira Kalman Stays Creative

We caught up with the whimsical illustrator about productivity, creativity, and why her spirit animal is a “tiny, delusional bird.”<p>You’ve probably seen illustrator Maira Kalman‘s whimsical, wryly funny work, whether you know it or not. Her supersaturated gouache paintings have graced countless <i>New</i> …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

eBooks

9 ways ‘wasting time’ can boost your career

A 2014 survey from Salary.com said that 89 percent of workers waste at least some time at work each day. And although plenty of people would guess …

If you’re a CEO, it pays to share your wealth. This Seattle boss did

Finally, a boss who has the honesty to admit that he doesn’t need his multimillion-dollar package and is prepared to spread it among his staff.<p>Dan Price, chief executive of Seattle technology company Gravity Payments, is hiking wages to $70,000 a year for his 120 employees. He’s also taking a cut …

Why you should do things that scare you to succeed

A lot of people will say they were shy children. You might say that about yourself, too.<p>You might recount things like “I hid behind my mother’s legs” …

The top 20 lessons I’ve learned in my career

1.) <b>Careers do not come with instructions.</b> There are no “hard and fast” rules, no simple formulas for success. This is because you will work for – and …

My Love Story Pays Homage to Japan's Most Famous Anime Bully

One of the new anime this season, <i>My Love Story</i>, is a romance story featuring an atypical protagonist. A protagonist with certain similarities to one …

Anime

12 ways to make meetings more productive

Of the approximately 11 million meetings that take place every day in the US, a third are unproductive.<p>It comes at a cost. An estimated $37 billion …

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

European Travel

No more cheese sandwiches: amazing recipes from around the world

Britain's favourite lunch is apparently the boring cheese sandwich. Gareth May shares four exotic alternatives from across the globe<p>Everybody loves a sandwich. And if you don’t, well, clearly you don’t have a mouth. The sandwich is the hungry person’s sanctuary, the majestic munch at lunch, the …

Bloomberg screens go dark worldwide

Thousands of Bloomberg screens around the world went dark for hours Friday, leaving traders without access to market data, news and dealing systems.<p>The global outage began just as the London trading day was beginning, and forced the postponement of an auction of U.K. government debt until later …