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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 goes for creatives with Intel Core i9, wider color gamut 4K display

If you like your laptops powerful and your screens color accurate, this one's for you.<p>Asus is updating its thin 15.6-inch laptop made for creative professionals with one of the most high-performance mobile processors, Intel's eighth-generation hexa-core Core i9-8950HQ.<p>The new ZenBook Pro 15 UX550G …

Intel Corporation

Scientists just discovered organisms that are distinct from any life forms known to science

New Life<p>On the tree of life, humans share a branch with a diverse array of creatures, all with one thing in common: a backbone. This single shared …

Why the offshore wind industry is about to take off

There are only six wind turbines operating in U.S. waters today. But that will likely soon change, partly because of states with ambitious offshore …

Renewable Energy

Worst-case climate change scenario is even worse than we thought

The phrase “worse than we thought” is a cliché when it comes to climate change. There are lots of studies suggesting we’re in for more warming and …

Climate Change

How to use your Instant Pot

It's not just a supercharged pressure cooker -- it's a way of life.<p>Instant Pot mania is far from over. The pressure cooker -- which lately has been shortened to Instapot -- continues to draw an obsessive, cult-like crowd of home cooks that have long forgotten about their slow cookers. Its name is …

Cooking

How to Break Down Silos Across Your Company

A company divided cannot stand--especially in today's hyper-connected Digital Age. Here's what you need to know to unite your company across the board.<p>Innovation, collaboration, and agility cannot thrive in a siloed work environment. When one department isn't working with another, it holds everyone …

Project Management

4 Signs You Might Actually Be a Really Good Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

We Need Real Scientific Breakthroughs to Build a Clean Energy Economy

Discovering new battery chemistries is going to be key<p>A decade ago, clean energy seemed like a pipe dream. Solar panels, windmills and electric cars were widely considered to be something for wealthy tree huggers to assuage their conscience, rather than components of a serious energy policy. Now, …

Clean Energy

Why Would People Consider Quitting Their Jobs, Exactly? Gallup Research Sums Up the Entire Reason in 1 Sentence

Gallup asked over 195,000 employees to indicate how important certain job attributes are when considering whether to jump ship and take another job with a different organization. Here are the surprising results.<p>In 2017, Gallup released the third iteration of their infamous workplace report, the</i> …

Employee Engagement

6 Impressive Ways to Lead Without the Title

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.Deck<p>No matter what position you have, cultivating leadership skills are valuable. Smart people, know that in order to survive you have to lead even if you don't have the title (yet) because during the span of your …

Self-improvement

5 Things You Should Do in the Morning to Build Momentum for the Entire Day

Your top priority is to prepare your mind to react with kindness, intelligence and authenticity.<p>Because everybody's so individual, there's more than one morning routine that can achieve fabulous outcomes--don't feel like you have to follow Elon Musk or Tim Cook. Still, there are a few activities …

Tim Cook

You Don't Have to Fire an Unhappy Employee. Here's When You Should Ask Them to Quit

One unhappy employee can drag down the morale of an entire team. Instead of firing them, here's an alternative approach.<p>Companies spend a lot of time talking about retention strategies for good reason. High turnover is extremely expensive. The total cost to the organization for each employee who …

Employment

In February, no fossil fuel-based generation was added to US grid

A number of different forces are at work here.<p>In the US, two types of electricity generation are on the rise: natural gas and renewables. If one of …

Fossil Fuels

Homo naledi’s brain: Like ours, but smaller

Impressions on the inner surface of skull fragments reveal parts of Homo naledi's brain.<p><i>Homo naledi</i>’s brain may have been small, but it looked …

Evolution

Spacecraft May Have Flown Right Through a Plume of Water on Jupiter's Moon Europa

Sometimes, scientists have the answers all along—they just don’t think to ask the question. For example, it appears that in 1997, the Galileo orbiter …

Astronomy

7 Questions You Should Consider When You’re Miserable At Work

There are many causes of unhappiness at work. When you’re feeling stuck, start with asking these questions to figure out where you stand.<p>Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?<p>From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we …

Employment

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• Seabirds<br>• Wading / Shorebirds<br>• Birds of Prey<br>• Waterfowl<br>• Land Birds<p>Least vegetation<p>Most vegetationTap map to pause<p>Click map to pause<p>Billions of Birds Migrate.Where Do They Go?<p>Migratory birds have made their thousand-mile flights for millennia, but we are just now learning to map their mesmerizing …

Amazing New Images Show The Kīlauea Volcanic Eruption From Space

The current bout of eruptions burping out of the Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii has provided some pretty spectacular displays. Now, a new perspective is …

Geology

Which of these habits is keeping you from being a great communicator?

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Yes, we all do these things, but they can suck the life from your conversations, says sound consultant Julian Treasure. Read this …

Self-help

'Incredible' bioluminescence gives California surf an eerie blue glow

A dense bloom of bioluminescent algae off the coast of southern California has lit up the Pacific Ocean with an eerie and fantastical neon blue glow, sending photographers and spectators to the beach at night in hopes of witnessing the natural phenomenon.<p>The algal bloom, also known as a red tide, …

San Diego

5 Powerfully Essential Questions Every Leader Should Always Ask Themselves (and Their Team Too)

The best leaders reach out to their people for clarity and positive changes. These questions are a great way to begin that conversation.<p>Anyone who owns a business is aware that there are thousands of books and opinions out there regarding how to help make your business become successful. Management …

Leadership

The EPA says burning wood to generate power is “carbon-neutral.” Is that true?

<b>The sun rises as flames from a wildfire burn Oct. 9, 2017, east of Napa, California (AP/Rich Pedroncelli)</b><p>Burning biomass is a costly process with a significant environment price — yet the EPA lauds it as “carbon neutral”<p>William Moomaw<p>May 12, 2018 9:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on …

Fossil Fuels

Tesla’s giant battery in Australia reduced grid service cost by 90%

Tesla’s giant Powerpack battery in Australia has been in operation for about 6 months now and we are just starting to discover the magnitude of its impact on the local energy market.<p>A new report now shows that it reduced the cost of the grid service that it performs by 90% and it has already taken …

Tesla

Want to Keep Your Best Workers from Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, fifty percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. …

Employee Engagement

Creamy Potato Salad With Cucumber and Avocado

In a large pot, boil potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain, cool slightly, and cut into rough 1-inch pieces.<p>In a bowl, …

Food

Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards

Apple’s polarizing butterfly keyboard design is now causing the company some legal issues. A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple, alleging that the company knew about the reliability issues of the design before launch, yet released it anyway…<p>As outlined by <i>AppleInsider</i>, the lawsuit …

MacBook Pro

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

Don't Make This Common Mistake About Giving Praise

A paycheck is no substitute for praise<p>I have a crazy story for you. Crazy but true.<p>So, I had a leadership position at this company years ago, and I often used to give out praise to motivate the employees. Well, one day, my HR Director told me to stop. He actually said, "You're recognizing too many …

4 Tips for Perfect Guacamole from the Woman Who Literally Wrote the Cookbook on Avocados

Gaby Dalkin of What’s Gaby Cooking fame has the keys you're looking for this Cinco de Mayo.<p>With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, you might be …

Food

Very close asteroid encounter today

Asteroid 2010 WC9 will pass at about half the moon’s distance, in one of the closest approaches ever observed of an asteroid of this size.<p>Asteroid …

Asteroids