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IBM’s blockchain-ready CPU is smaller than a grain of salt, costs just 10 cents

IBM kicked off its Think 2018 conference today with a bombshell announcement: It has made the world’s smallest computer, and it’s designed from the …

World's Cheapest Space Explorer Plans to Build Lunar Structures

India, which sent an orbiter to Mars at about 1/10th the cost of NASA’s Maven probe, is examining how to build habitations on the moon.<p>“ISRO, along …

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Massive Oil Fields in Texas Are Heaving, Sinking, And Opening Up Like Mouths

4,000 square miles of geohazard.<p>It began with sinkholes. Two of them, gaping mouths to nowhere opening up as if to swallow the town of Wink, Texas. …

In China, lowly vending machines are transforming into smart storefronts

A man walks up to a vending machine in a Shenzhen subway station to grab a bite. But instead of a can of soda or bag of chips, his options are far …

The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitt’s EPA Has Already Done

Don’t be overwhelmed by bad environmental news—itemize it.<p>No part of the government has been untouched by the Trump revolution. Multiple Cabinet …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

Real-time electricity map shows the sources of the energy you use

If you’ve ever wondered where your electricity comes from, and how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted in order to get it to your plug, look no …

Renewable Energy

Tricycle's Top 17 of 2017

From evolutionary psychology’s support of what the Buddha taught 2,600 years ago to why Stephen Batchelor quit guru yoga to three poems to introduce …

Fisherman reels in catches straight out of hell

A fisherman has revealed a bizarre array of weird sea creatures that have ended up in his nets.<p>Russian trawlerman Roman Fyodorov’s photographs …

San Francisco's housing shortage is so bad that an $8 billion development is rising on a former nuclear test site — here's what it's like

The San Francisco Naval Shipyard was once home to a nuclear testing site where scientists ran tests on ships exposed to atomic weapons. Now, many San Franciscans call it home.<p>Developer Five Point, a spinoff of Lennar (the nation's largest housing builder), has set out to transform the abandoned San …

Losing the wilderness: a 10th has gone since 1992 – and gone for good

A new study warns if the degradation rate continues, all wilderness areas will be at risk over the next 50 years<p>The world’s last great wildernesses are shrinking at an alarming rate. In the past two decades,10% of the earth’s wilderness has been lost due to human pressure, a mapping study by the …

Biodiversity

You can do a bunch of cool things in Excel — this course will teach you how

Move aside Microsoft Word and PowerPoint — it's all about Excel.<p>On the surface, Excel seems like an unassuming — and if we're being honest, boring — …

Software

Why the Traditional 4-Year Degree Isn't Cutting It Anymore

The college-education track rarely challenges students to seek real-world experience (and often creates a mountain of debt). The two cofounders behind MissionU see another way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several decades ago, the United Sates' educational system …

Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Calendar, And The Photos Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

London-based photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women …

Stop Trying to Be 'Mindful.' It Might Be Killing Your Creativity.

Research shows there are benefits to letting your mind wander.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have several mindfulness apps on my phone that are all lying dormant. My longest streak was with Headspace, where I achieved 30 days but stopped after seeing no positive …

India plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind power plant

When it comes to clean energy, few nations stand out like India. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s …

Bitcoin’s mysterious inventor is now one of the world’s 50 richest people

Bitcoin was a whisker away from hitting $20,000 over the weekend, hitting a high of $19,771 yesterday, according to the CoinDesk price index. At that price, bitcoin’s anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, would have been worth $19.4 billion, or the 44th richest person in the world, according to the …

Bitcoin

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have | Inc.com

For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you can manage.<p>This is where the greatest skill of all comes into play: Focus.<p>Few people have mastered the art …

Product Management

5 Great Business and Psychology Books from 2017 That Will Give You a Head Start On 2018 | Inc.com

I've read 75 nonfiction books published this year in a wide range of categories from history to business. Most of the books are bestsellers and offer actionable insights into leadership, entrepreneurship and communication. In this article I've chosen five books that contain valuable communication …

Public Speaking

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

Senate tax measure helps President Trump pivot away from clean energy and back to fossil fuels

The Trump administration's campaign for "American energy dominance," which focuses on elevating the nation's fossil fuel production, received a potential big boost from Republican senators early Saturday.<p>The tax measure they approved proposes to open the Arctic to oil and gas development, weaken …

Fossil Fuels

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

Five technologies that will change how we live

1. Biotech<p>Since the early 2000s, the cost of sequencing a human genome — determining the precise order of nucleotides within DNA molecules that …

5 Revealing Questions That Job Seekers Should Ask Their Interviewers | Inc.com

<i>What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Raad Ahmed, CEO & Founder of LawTrades.com, on Quora:</b><p>There are obvious benefits related …

Employment

You Can Fold Up These Nearly Unbreakable Solar Panels And Take Them With You

Instead of one solid sheet, these highly portable panels are made from a pliable network of glitter-sized solar cells.<p>A typical solar panel–more than five feet long and encased in glass–isn’t exactly portable. But a new type of solar technology, miniaturized so that each cell is the size of a piece …

Clean Energy