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Yes, You Can Sleep In and Still Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm putting my foot down -- you don't have to get up at 5 a.m. to be successful and productive.<p>In recent months, article after article has been published about what "successful" people -- business owners, tech titans, savvy CEOs -- are …

Time Management

4 Cities Developing The World’s Best Sustainable Transport Systems

The winner is Buenos Aires, which took the widest avenue in the world and devoted half of the car-lanes to a new “surface subway.” Crossing the city now takes less than half of the time.<p>Many cities are trying to reduce automobile dependence, encourage walking and cycling, and ramp up public …

How Autodesk Helped Create An Incredible New Technique For 3-D Printing Metal In Midair

Autodesk and designer Joris Laarman are introducing the next wave in manufacturing: large-scale, affordable, digitally fabricated metal structures.<p>We can 3-D print myriad plastic goods, fabric for apparel, burritos, candy, and perhaps in the not-so-distant future, human organs. Metal–the material …

3D Printing

Russians Are Miserable And Brazilians Love To Smile: What Selfies Reveal About Cultural Stereotypes

Moritz Stefaner and his collaborators analyzed more than 3,000 Instagram selfies from around the world, revealing everything from the age of the average selfie taker to how much she opens her mouth and more.<p>If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is a selfie worth?<p>That’s what SelfieCity …

São Paulo

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path (Part 1) - Materials Today

This assessment of the carbon fibre market is a composites market report produced jointly by Carbon Composites e.V. (CCeV) and the AVK. The section …

NPR Is Tracing The Life Of A T-Shirt, From Cotton Plant To Store Shelf

A new NPR series follows the life of a T-shirt as it’s made to shed light on the global economics of modern manufacturing.<p>Look down: Chances are, a good part of the outfit you’re wearing is made of cotton. You probably know the cotton in your shirt or pants began as a plant, but can you list every …

T-shirts

Toray + Zoltek = potential game changer?

Dale Brosius is head of his own consulting company and the president of Dayton, Ohio-based Quickstep Composites LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of …

European Space Agency aims to perfect 3D printing of metal parts within five years

Like NASA, the European Space Agency is actively pursuing 3D-printed metal components for use in spacecraft, planes, and even nuclear fusion applications. The ESA has unveiled printed parts made from metal that it says can withstand temperatures of up to 3500 degrees Celsius, far beyond the limits …

What Will It Take To Actually Build The Hyperloop?

These technical renderings bring the high-speed transportation project one tiny step closer to reality.<p>The Hyperloop made a splash when Elon Musk dreamed up the designs for his 800-mile-per-hour mass transit system in August. But he didn’t have much intention to pursue the $6 billion idea any …

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Count It: How Many Times These Business Leaders Tried Before They Succeeded (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only way to be sure you never fail is to never try. So, if you want to be an entrepreneur, buckle your seatbelt for a bumpy ride.<p>Epic inventor Thomas Edison generated 10,000 prototypes for electric light bulbs before getting it right, …

Entrepreneurship

What science tells us about the safety of genetically modified foods | Ars Technica

GMO foods are safe to eat, but they pose challenges in the environment.<p>Many aspects of modern technology make people a bit uneasy, but genetically …

Watch: This Is What Dance Moves Look Like on Code

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 1:00 pm. 1:00 pm<p>These two circular video screens are part …

Where do GRP boats go at the end of their service life?

For the last six decades, the marine industry has been turning out increasing numbers of reinforced plastic recreational and working craft, the vast …

Toyota doesn't see opportunity for an all-electric car

Toyota's future lies in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, rather than all-electric cars like Tesla's Model S. The company's chairman, Takeshi Uchiyamada, spoke frankly on the near-term future of cars in a speech on Monday, noting that electric vehicles require breakthroughs in battery …

Fracking May Be Making Colorado’s Flood Disaster Even Worse

Thousands of gas and oil well sites are located in the flood zone and if they fill up with water, it could further contaminate floodwaters already filled with sewage.<p>The rains and floods that suddenly overtook parts of Colorado last week have caused unimaginable amounts of damage to homes, …

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Researchers Use Spiderweb-Spinning Method To Create New Body Tissues

A team at University College London is taking cues from arachnids in the search for ways of creating new body parts.<p>The technique, called “electrospinning,” is similar to the way a spider spins its web. Electrospinning could replace some of the current methods of creating lab-grown organs, some of …

University College London

Unblocked: A Guide To Making Things People Love (Part 1)

<b>Processes are the circulatory system of a company.</b><p>Great processes bring rich blood to every aspect of product-making and company-making; they enrich …

Product Management

Market Outlook: Surplus in carbon fiber's future?

More than 100 composites professionals gathered in La Jolla, Calif., in December 2012 for CompositesWorld’s annual Carbon Fiber conference. Source: …

Watch: An Amazing Mechanical Computer From 1948

The smaller and more sophisticated computers get, the less your average user is likely to know about what's going on inside them. Today's tablets and …

Patent-Able

What are the top five most memorable chemistry papers that you have read?

Here's a question I have wanted to ask the chemoblogosphere for some time, just for fun: What are the most memorable chemistry papers that you have …

Hexcel reports strong 2013 second quarter results

Net income for Q2 2013 was $48.5 million, compared to $48.0 million for Q2 2012.<p>“This was another strong quarter for Hexcel, as solid execution …

cultured beef: first lab-grown burger is tasted

<b>cultured beef: first lab-grown burger is tasted</b><br>photo: david parry / PA wire<p><b>the first lab-grown burger has been presented by professor mark post of</b> …

Vamos a la playa

AT LAST, August is upon us. The summer fruit is plump and the sea is warm. You can almost hear the warbling melody of “<i>La Mer</i>”, Charles Trenet’s ode …

Economics