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Amazon Introduces Merch By Amazon, A Way For Game Developers – Or Anyone – To Sell Print-On-Demand Tees

In a clever move that combines Amazon’s prowess as a large online retailer and advertising platform with its footprint in the mobile gaming market, the company today introduced a new service called Merch by Amazon aimed at helping app developers – or any other content creators – increase their …

No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat

• Home<br>• ><br>• Camping<br>• ><br>• No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat<p>posted 3 years …

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Albert Einstein Tells His Son The Key to Learning & Happiness is Losing Yourself in Creativity (or “Finding Flow”)

As one particularly astute observer of human emotions might put it, it is a truth universally acknowledged that we can’t all be Albert Einstein. In …

23 Everyday Carry Survival Items You Should Always Have

Everyday carry, otherwise known as EDC, is not the carrying of a full survival kit on your person at all times, contrary to what many people may …

Italy's first electric supercar comes from a brand you've never heard of

Italian supercar makers are willing to embrace hybrids, but they're reluctant to develop pure electric cars -- not surprising when they're virtually defined by their sweet-sounding gas engines. They may have to reconsider that strategy pretty soon. Tecnicar, a startup whose main claim to fame is a …

Incredible 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Sells for $87K

We are but humble truth-seekers here at <i>Car and Driver</i>, bringing you answers to age-old questions like “What’s the most epic death machine on Craigslist?”, “What do the paramedics drive in Dubai?”, and “Mommy, where do Pontiac Azteks come from?” And that’s just in the last 24 hours or so.<p>Now we have …

Classic Cars

Kerry: 'The cancer of ISIS will not be allowed to spread'

ISIS is a cancer that must be stamped out, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrote Saturday in an opinion piece for The New York Times.<p>Kerry called the Islamist extremist group, known for beheadings, crucifixions and terror campaigns against religious and ethnic minorities, a "unifying threat to a …

Inside The World’s Most Intriguing (And Probably Only) Futurist Bar

Sip a drink and watch a chalkboard-scrawling robot do its thing as you engage with the Long Now Foundation’s ode to the future.<p>The Long Now Foundation supports a 10,000-year clock project, a digital library of human languages, and research to bring back species from extinction. It’s not exactly …

San Francisco

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what people will be talking about Tuesday.<p><b>1. Officials said Monday night that the U.S. was "preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State in Syria," Reuters reports.</b> Plans for military action have been on the table for weeks, though …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

World History

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Rand Paul Calls For Demilitarization Of Police After Ferguson Shooting

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) added his voice to the chorus of politicians condemning police conduct in Ferguson, Missouri, following Saturday's fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.<p>In an op-ed on Time.com, the libertarian-minded senator attributed the "militarization of law enforcement" …

Establishing Credibility and Transparency in a Rigid Industry

<i>Jure Doler is CMO and co-founder of Fieldoo, the world’s largest football (soccer) network, connecting over 150,000 players, agents and clubs.</i><p>Football (or soccer, as some of you may know it) is one of the most powerful global industries. Football transfers in particular are growing year by year, …

Hosni Mubarak speaks publicly for first time since Tahrir Square uprising

Former Egyptian leader, who is charged with complicity in the killing of protesters, has said virtually nothing since he was removed from power<p>He was the tyrant toppled by the Tahrir Square uprising.<p>But in the three and a half years since being ousted from power, Hosni Mubarak has been largely …

Ukraine Is Winning the War

But will Putin invade?<p>The fog of war, the ADHD of cable news and the smears of Russian propaganda have combined to obscure some important good news in this dismal summer. In the historic fight over the future of democracy in Ukraine, Kyiv is winning and the Kremlin is losing. That is good news for …

Can "Stop Hamas Now" Stop Hamas?

Or is it just trying to harvest your email address?<p>WASHINGTON — A new ad has begun airing on cable news, telling viewers, "Israel is now fighting for its survival against an enemy who thinks nothing of sacrificing their own people using women and children as human shields."<p>The ad, paid for by a …

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This Is The Terrifying Result Of The Militarization Of Police

We looked intimidating, but all of our vehicles and equipment had a clear purpose for combat against enemy forces. So why is this same gear being used on our city streets?<p>On Saturday, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man. In the …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. The international community is increasing efforts to help thousands of Yazidi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar in Iraq by ISIS militants.</b> The U.S. sent more than 100 military advisers to northern Iraq on Tuesday, while Britain has dispatched Chinook helicopters to airlift some refugees.<p><b>2.</b> …

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How the Iraq decision was made

The Italian dinner in Georgetown with Michelle Obama would have to wait.<p>Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, jumped into President Barack Obama’s limousine at the close of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit on Wednesday night. As the motorcade snaked its way through Washington, …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. President Barack Obama ordered limited airstrikes into Iraq Thursday night.</b> The aim is "to protect our American personnel and a humanitarian effort to help save thousands of Iraqi civilians who are trapped on a mountain without food and water and facing almost certain death," Obama said in a …

Malaysia Airlines

Americans Eat More Than Half of Their Meals Alone

Here’s some good news for your self esteem: It turns out you aren’t really alone when you’re, well, eating alone.<p>A new report from the market …

Israel-Gaza conflict - August 1 as it happened

The Foreign Office is playing down reports that a soldier thought to have been captured by Hamas fighters in Gaza is a British-Israeli, as a 72-hour truce comes to an end after less than three hours. All the latest news here<p><b>• FCO says "no information" that captured soldier is British-Israeli</b> <b><br>• Hamas</b> …

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Obama talks to Putin about Ukraine

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States is still deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. It was the first conversation between the leaders since the U.S. and Europe slapped a new round …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Europe on a Budget Never Looked So Good

Who says you need to empty your bank account in order to enjoy Europe in style? Hotel search trivago.com, which now offers hostel bookings in cities across Europe, has compiled a list of some of the swankiest and eclectic hostels on the continent. Trust us, these six ultra-trendy and …

European Travel