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Businesses have seen the light with solar energy and it's finally paying off

A visit to a small hospital in northern Ghana changed Mahama Nyankamawu’s life forever. “It was dark, they had no electricity and the medicines they had had all gone bad,” recalled the 40-year-old, who went to the hospital after a car accident in 2014.<p>The experience inspired Nyankamawu to create …

Renewable Energy

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Credit<p>One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-polluting electricity and to also curb other issues that directly affect the environment. Due to different global warming concerns that are depleting …

Solar Power

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Humanity

9 ways Spain ruined the US for me

1. I’m not expected to be on time.<p>In Spain, the phrase “<i>no pasa nada</i>” is heard more than anything else. Well, unless politics are involved, then “<i>qué</i> …

Barcelona

Syria conflict: Air strikes 'kill 40 IS militants'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1198000/1198938_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524670527_c1e2ef7cd3978db27fd3f99925832af6<p><b>At least 40 militants with the so-called Islamic State have been killed in air strikes in Syria, a British-based monitoring group reports.</b><p>The Syrian …

Middle East

Creator of 5-hour Energy Wants to Power the World's Homes—With Bikes

The mystery man behind the popular caffeine shot plans to roll out 10,000 stationary bikes next year in India.<p>The man who created the 5-hour Energy drink says he has more money than he needs—about $4 billion more. So he’s giving it away, spending his fortune on a quest to fix the world's biggest …

Canada’s mysterious, fabled Sable Island

Misty and mystical, populated by 560 wild horses and a handful of hardy souls, Sable Island has long loomed large in the imagination of sailors and adventurers.<p>When I saw the thin ribbon of sand for the first time, I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. This far-flung and fabled island, for most, exists …

Nature

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

In Photos: Editor in Chief Nathan Lump’s Pilgrimage to the Wickanninish Inn

Okay, so this one isn’t mine, but it captures one of the things I love about the Wick: its incredible location in a pristine natural environment. The …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

Europe

Here's how Google checks for lag on your Android phone

Yes, Google hates lag on smartphones as much as you do -- enough so that the search giant has a robot dedicated to spotting that delay between your finger input and what happens on screen. Meet the Chrome TouchBot, an OptoFidelity-made machine that gauges the touchscreen latency on Android and …

Google I/O Developers Conference

Mobile Photography

Google's High-Flying Internet Drone Crashed In New Mexico Weeks Ago

Hard to deliver the Cloud from down in the dirt<p>Google has been busy this week announcing tons of ambitious new products and services at its I/O developer conference, but not all of its experimental efforts are flying high. Earlier this month, on May Day, a Google-owned drone crashed somewhere in …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

4 Areas Of Your Company That Need To Budget For Thought Leadership

I love when I meet people for the first time and they mention they’ve read one of my articles and taken something valuable from it. Sometimes it’s a lesson learned or experience shared, and other times it makes them feel more connected to my company.<p>At Influence & Co., thought leadership is our …

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It's relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it's the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an "elite brain" out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That's the challenge that a team of …