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Stanford's aluminum battery fully charges in just one minute

Lithium-ion batteries have been a boon for the modern world -- they've replaced the heavier, single-use alkaline type in everything from wristwatches to jumbo jets. Unfortunately, these rechargeable cells are already struggling to keep up with our ever-increasing energy needs. But a new type of …

Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

Faced with the threat of bullet fire, most people probably won't be giving much thought to the material inside their bulletproof vest. But better believe they'll care that it offers improved protection.<p>That's what Moratex Institute of Security Technologies is promising from an unlikely substance -- …

Monkeys Are Causing Internet Outages, As Our 404 Page Predicted

Om nom nom<p>You can harden fiber-optic internet cabling against heat, ice, flooding, mold, and even crushing pressures. But apparently not monkeys. The cable's freshly extruded plastic casing is too damn alluring to resist an exploratory chewing session.<p>The Indian government is learning this the hard …

Microsoft seeks to recruit autistic workers

<b>Microsoft says it wants to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.</b><p>The tech giant is to start by offering 10 places on a pilot scheme based at its Redmond headquarters.<p>Senior executive Mary Ellen Smith said: "People with autism bring strengths that we need at Microsoft."<p>The UK's National …

WeFinance Offers A Crowdfunded Alternative To Student Loans And More

WeFinance, launching today, is the latest startup to use a combination of technology and crowdfunding in order to offer borrowers lower interest rates on loans, while reducing lenders’ risk. The new peer-to-peer lending platform operates something like a Kickstarter for personal loans – largely …

Anabelle Co-Martinent, Founder of La Juiceria

<b>Benedict Heng is bringing back the ‘kampong’ days of having the Ho Liao (good ingredients) for Ho Jiak (good tasting) food.</b><p><b>What’s your story?</b><br>I’m Ben …

How to get an MBA education for less than $1,000

(Poets&Quants) — Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off—and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a …

You Might Be Too Old to Found a Startup

Can you "afford" to commit for 24 months just to get to Something? If not, you are too "old". Even if you are just 22.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How old is too old to start a startup?</i><p><i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Co-founder/CEO EchoSign, acq'd by Adobe. Co-founded NanoGram Devices,</i> …

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Which universities are producing the most startup founders? - The American Genius

As an employer, you should be screening employees based on qualifications and preferences, not a candidate’s gender. This seems obvious, but even the …

10 types of people you should hire immediately

Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people, especially when business is bad. Positive people come in many forms, but their can-do, feel-good attitudes are universally contagious.<p>A 20-year study published in 2008 shows that having just one happy friend increases your chances of …

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11 Excellent Free Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

In his recent Reddit AMA, visionary and serial entrepreneur Elon Musk wrote: “It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree—make sure …

20 Ways to Create an Impressive Office Reception Area (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be a cliché, but it’s true: You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. The old but wise adage rings particularly cutthroat in business.<p>Within milliseconds of entering your office, potential clients make up their …

9 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

Learn To Stay Focused During The Workday To Stay Focused On Business<p>We live in an age of distraction, making it more difficult than ever to stay …

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Top 8 Most Useless Workouts Ever

8 Most Useless Workouts Ever<p>Catalina 6 months ago - in Health & Fitness<p>Do you take your workouts seriously? Do you have limited time? Do you want to …

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British Airways plane forced to turn back to London due to 'smelly poo in the toilet'

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A British Airways plane was forced to return to London due to a foul odour emanating from the flight's …

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Articles about american ex pat renovates tiny london apartment her own terms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>Elizabeth Wright Ingraham had big shoes to …

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16 Pictures That Prove Australia Is the Craziest

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Australia is one of the craziest places on earth–but what else would you expect from a country founded …

Incredible photo shows a weasel 'riding' a woodpecker

On Monday, birder Jason Ward tweeted out this crazy photo by east London hobby photographer Martin Le-May of a weasel "hitching a ride" on what appears to be a European green woodpecker, and the bird doesn't look too happy about it:<p>If you've heard of the term fight or flight, this is a rare case of …

Cocktail Courier Hits Chicago

When you're looking to order beer, wine and spirits directly to your home, both Drizly and Minibar Delivery App can get alcohol to you rather quickly. But if you're planning on making a mixed drink, Cocktail Courier comes complete with a recipe and all the fixings required to whip up something …

Fantastic 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page by Alessandro Diddi

Italian artist Alessandro Diddi uses his creative talents to draw mind-bending illusions. The playful anamorphic works trick our eye into thinking that his pencil renderings have come to life. A firm handshake, a bird spreading its wings, and a fire-breathing dragon all pop-off the pages of Diddi's …

Nominate your best designs to A’ Design Awards 2015

Here’s some news that you could use: The International A’ Design Awards are calling for entries of best works worldwide and they want you to also be …

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Special "Anti-Paparazzi Clothing" Ruins Photos by Excessively Reflecting Light

At first glance, these clothes looks like your average suit, hat, scarf, and hoodie. Once a camera flash hits them, though, their secret weapon is revealed. The garments ruin flash photographs by blowing out the pictures with excessive reflective light. DJ Chris Holmes designed the apparel as …

Design Indaba 2015: Three Blue Sky Student Projects Worth Exploring

Design Indaba 2015 kicked off today with an exceptional roster of speakers spanning the worlds of advertising, digital design, furniture and …

Digital Design

Inside the Shop of the Last Great American Watchmaker

The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country.<p>On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the home of Roland G. Murphy Watch Company, the country's only truly independent elite watchmaker. …