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'Shark Tank' Judges Call This Guy 'the Best Entrepreneur We've Ever Had'

Brian Lim went from buttoned-up exec to raver extraordinaire. On Friday the sharks will vie to get a piece of his big idea: light-up gloves for the dance floor.<p>This Friday night, observant <i>Inc.</i> readers will see a familiar face on ABC's <i>Shark Tank</i>: EmazingLights founder Brian Lim. <i>Inc.</i> first wrote …

Entrepreneurship

Skier hit by plane in French Alps

Polish woman suffers "near amputation" after being hit by propellor of aeroplane that failed to take off from snowy high-altitude runway<p>A Polish skier was seriously injured on Thursday when she was hit by a light aircraft careering down the slopes of a resort in the <b>French</b> Alps.<p>The ski-equipped …

Spacewatch: Time for Philae to wake up?

The slumbering Philae comet lander could wake up any day now. During the coming week, the Rosetta mothership will make a series of close passes to the comet. On each occasion it will transmit a signal asking for Philae to respond.<p>The lander is currently receiving about twice as much sunlight as it …

Philae

Meet the fast-charging, affordable ‘future’ car that Elon Musk hates

Toyota this week officially rolled out what it's betting will mark "a turning point" in automotive history — a sleek, affordable, eco-friendly "future" car that can drive for 300 miles, takes less than five minutes to refuel and comes with three years of free gas.<p>It's everything critics of …

Energy

New study finds Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic pollution

One creature’s trash may be another creature’s lunch, according to new research out of James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, which suggests …

Pollution

Fields Medal winner Cédric Villani: 'the human brain is not designed for maths'

The flamboyant mathematician, whose semi-autobiographical book is published this week, reveals his pet dinosaur, teaching methods and mysterious love of spiders<p>Professor Cédric Villani, 41, is a French mathematician who focuses chiefly on the theory of partial differential equations and …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming

15 Low-Calorie Pasta Recipes for a Healthy Italian Dinner

Italian food just got diet-friendly thanks to these healthier versions of lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and more<p>From its gooey cheeses to zesty …

What Worked: Woodford Reserve’s Craft Bourbon

Bourbon is a distinctively American spirit—and nearly as old as the spirit of America itself. Woodford Reserve, which began as a father-son operation in the 1780s, deep in the heart of Kentucky, is recognized as the birthplace of bourbon. But while it is the oldest bourbon distillery in operation, …

Kentucky

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Tesla Model S Comes With Secret James Bond Homage

The name's Musk. Elon Musk.<p>James Bond may favor Aston Martins and Bentleys when he hits the road, but it turns out that Tesla Model S owners can channel a bit of the British superspy.<p>The dashboard on the electric car has a top secret Easter egg: hold down the <i>T</i> button on the entertainment system and …

Tesla

Saunas protect middle-aged men against heart attacks

Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna can actually prolong life for middle-aged men<p>The Finns describe them as the ‘poor man’s pharmacy’ and now researchers have proved that saunas are indeed beneficial to health.<p>Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna does more than work up …

Warm Weather In Asia May Have Spurred Black Death Outbreaks In Europe

The Butter-flea Effect?<p>Bubonic Plague. Just the sound of it is enough to send a twinge of worry through your mind, even though it has been quite a while since an outbreak caused massive amounts of death and devastation. Sure, traces of the bacteria (<i>Yersinia Pestis</i>) that cause the nasty disease …

Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and …

Sawadee Thai A380 First Class

Admit it, when you hear "Thai," some part of you thinks of getting a massage. If you're flying Thai Airways First Class from Bangkok, in addition to superb ground handling and an excellent lounge, the Royal Orchid Spa will also sort you out with a 60-minute full body massage to assure that you're …

Gaming For Couples: Catch up on 9 great video game columns!

We created the weekly column <b>Gaming For Couples</b> to help you find excellent games to play with your significant other — someone who might not yet be into gaming as much as you, but could be won over with the right game picks. Here’s a roundup of our past nine columns, which contain a bunch of great …

Tomb Raider

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …