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Project Management

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it's the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones?<p>Are you scared that you might not be …

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

3 Very Surprising Qualities of the Best Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur, there's no boss barking orders at you, but there's no one gently taking you by the hand and giving you sage advice, either. So you have to take inspiration from everything around you.<p>I've found enormous success in drawing inspiration from other entrepreneurs. Here are …

What Your Genetic Blueprint Says About You: The Rise of Epigenetics

Health care and medicine is living through a major transformation. We're entering into a new era of medicine where prevention precedes treatment. Now this idea, believe it or not, is quite new. Of course, prevention is always the ideal, but sadly the health care sector has been programmed to curing …

Omega-3 fish oil ‘does not boost elderly brains’

New research indicates that fish oil supplements on their own are not enough to keep the brain young<p>Millions of older people are wasting their time and money taking fish oils supplements to boost brain power after a study showed they do not slow mental decline.<p>Scientists who monitored the progress …

Macular Degeneration

How That Spinning Spacecraft From The Martian Would Work

Author: Rhett Allain. Rhett Allain Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.25.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:27 pm. 1:27 pm<p>In <i>The Martian</i> movie, astronauts travel …

Planetary Habitability

Get That Life: How I Became an Astrophysicist

Sara Seager is searching for life on other planets — and she's confident she'll find it.<p><i>Growing up in Toronto, Sara Seager was a curious child but never much cared for math or science — until she had to. During her junior year in high school, Seager realized she'd better start paying attention in</i> …

'Citizen Mars': the story of five people and a one-way trip to the red planet

You've heard about Mars One. We've spoken to its CEO and co-founder. And, plenty of ink's been spilled on the project due to the unanswered questions regarding its scientific, technological and financial feasibility. The concerns don't end there, either. Traveling to Mars is an incredibly lengthy …

D.C. Bible Museum Will Display Huge Israeli Collection That Even Israelis Can’t See

The forthcoming Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has reached an agreement with the Israeli agency responsible for antiquities to display “for decades” a huge collection of biblical artifacts found in Israel.<p>Micky Saban, head of the National Treasures Department at the Israel Antiquities …

The actual NASA technologies that Matt Damon will use in the space survival film “The Martian”

Those who criticized Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film <i>Interstellar</i> for being too unrealistic are in for a treat. In October, perhaps the most science-based science fiction space film ever will hit theaters: <i>The Martian</i>, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Andy Weir.<p><i>The Martian</i> is written …

How a 29-year-old went from living on welfare to starting a business that earned nearly $1 million in its first year

She and her husband, Seth, and their two young sons were living in California with her in-laws, struggling to make ends meet in a rocky economy.<p>"For four years, we had no steady jobs at all," now 29-year-old Luna tells Business Insider. "We did have a little money we had saved, but we blew through …

Curiosity Rover Snaps Awesome Selfies on Mars Mountain Trek

NASA's Curiosity rover captured a glorious selfie on Mars this month, shortly before resuming its trek up a huge mountain.<p>The vehicle snapped several low-angle shots with the camera at the end of its robotic arm on August 5 at a site called Marias Pass in the foothills of the 3.4-mile-high Mount …

Neutrons

Existence of cosmic neutrinos confirmed by Antarctic scientists

Antarctic scientists have confirmed the existence of cosmic neutrinos – ghostly particles that have traveled from the Milky Way and beyond. These particles carry messages from distant galaxies, and could potentially help solve several cosmic puzzles.<p>A good week for neutrinos: highest-power beam …

Physics

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum devices together, transmitting entanglement — and crucially the quantum properties that could deliver the next-generation of electronics. Sounds boring and complicated (it's not <i>too</i> complicated), but it's important, we promise. It all involves the …

Quantum Physics

Tesla Losing Tidy Sum Per Model S Sold, Report Claims

Tesla Motors is burning through cash as it makes increasingly hefty investments in its future. And a report claims it loses a large chunk of money per vehicle sold.<p>A Reuters report asserts that Tesla is “losing” more than $4,000 per Model S sold. Apparently, the figure is arrived at this way: Tesla …

Tesla

Nasa astronauts take first bites of lettuce grown in space: ‘Tastes like arugula’

It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind.<p>On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first time dined on a harvest sown in space. The verdict from astronaut Scott Kelly: “Tastes good. Kinda like arugula.” It was a strangely appropriate comment, …

Space Science

Meet Alphabet, Google’s New Corporate Boss As Sundar Pichai Takes Over The Search Company

Google just rocked the world with some light news on a Monday. It has restructured the company and everything will now report up to “Alphabet Inc.” a new corporate name. That includes Google, which will now be CEO’d by Sundar Pichai (one less Twitter CEO candidate).<p>Its site? https://abc.xyz/. …

'Echo Seeker' Submarine Patrols The Seafloor On Its Own

There are robots on the bottom of the ocean<p>There is water on the bottom of the ocean, and Boeing’s Echo Seeker unmanned submarine is designed to explore a lot of it. NOAA, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, estimates that humans have explored less than 5 percent of the ocean. Robots …

Seafloor

4 Design Skills Every Product Manager Should Have

The importance of design is a common refrain these days in the tech industry — to the point of almost being a cliche. Whether in the consumer …

Scientists say you're still getting smarter in one key area during your 30s

Your ability to process new information peaks around age 18 and then declines rapidly. Your working memory is strongest in your mid-20s.<p>And yet in other ways, you're getting progressively smarter throughout early and mid-adulthood.<p>Recent research suggests that social intelligence, which encompasses …

These Cities Have Lost the Most Flights

Flight cuts haven’t been distributed equally.<p>In the past decade, the U.S. airline industry’s landscape shifted from nine large airlines to four …

Do What You Love And The Money Will Surely Follow, Right? No, Not Right

When I was locked in my unhappy corporate career, I dreamed for years of getting out and doing something I was deeply passionate about that felt meaningful and purposeful. But figuring out how to do that on my own seemed impossible. Trying to identify natural talents that I loved to use and then …

Entrepreneurship

U.S. Prepares to Fly Deeper into Syrian Civil War

The U.S. flew “no-fly zones” over northern and southern Iraq for more than a decade before the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. U.S. …

New blow for 'supersymmetry' physics theory

New data from ultra high-speed proton collisions at Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) showed an exotic particle dubbed the "beauty quark" behaves as predicted by the Standard Model, said a paper in the journal Nature Physics.<p>Previous attempts at measuring the beauty quark's rare transformation …

Learn to be a great project manager with this course bundle

Managing a team under pressure can be overwhelming. You can learn proven strategies and methods in the Project Management Certification Bundle, which offers eight engaging courses that work toward industry-standard certifications.<p>The PMP and PMI qualifications are widely recognized by employers …

WATCH: Has an alien skeleton been unearthed at Russia's Stonehenge?

CENThe enlarged skull of the mysterious skeleton<p>The spectacular full skeleton with an "alien-like skull" was discovered at Arkaim, known as Russia's …

New company plans to revolutionize genomic medicine with deep learning

Deep learning has already had a huge impact on computer vision and speech recognition, and it's making inroads in areas as computer-unfriendly as …

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Ancient volcano tattooed the Earth with giant rings

Concentric circles of rocky hills and valleys in South Africa tell the story of a billion-year-old collapsed volcano in newly released photos from NASA.<p>The circular Pilanesberg caldera is located in the South African province known as North West, in Pilanesberg National Park. The caldera, or …