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Listen to this new instrument that’s a combination of a saxophone and a recorder

The winner at Japan’s Good Design Award this year is a newly-invented instrument by Yamaha. The Venova is a cross between a saxophone and a recorder. The name is a portmanteau of the Latin words “ventus” for wind, and “nova” for new.<p>The Venova still retains some of the traditional aspects of its …

Flute

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea | Inc.com

An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe inserts for foot pain.<p>Since launching a Facebook Live series for young entrepreneurs, I've gotten …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

See How a Slimy Sex Alien Was Created For One of This Year's Sneakiest Scifi Films

Chances are you’ve never heard of <i>The Untamed</i>. It was quietly released this summer and just hit Blu-ray this week. But once you see this behind the …

Science Fiction

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7 Brain and Body Supplements For Limitless Performance | Inc.com

Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there are a number of tangible supplements you can take that have an immediate effect on the human body.<p>For the past six months, …

Wellness

This dental startup will straighten your teeth for less than Invisalign

Healthy, well-aligned teeth shouldn’t just be for the wealthy. Candid, a direct-to-consumer teeth alignment company, aims to make straight teeth more accessible and more affordable than braces and Invisalign.<p>Candid, which 3D prints its FDA-approved aligners, is designed for people who need mild to …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things | Inc.com

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's what researchers say.<p>1. Don't tell them they can be anything …

Harvard Business School

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

Bizarre Switcheroo Makes 'The Wonder Years' Much Creepier Than You Remember

Ooowee, this gives us the willies.<p>“The Wonder Years” is considered a classic comedy, but one comedy writer and producer has discovered its sinister side.<p>Jon Friedman realized that if you replace Daniel Stern’s narration with creepy synth noises from a 1980s-era horror movie, wonderfully creepy …

How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it.<p>According to the 9th Annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids and Money Survey, more than two-thirds of parents still have some reluctance to talk about …

MoviePass Now Offers Unlimited Movies in Theaters for $10 a Month

Ever wish there were a Netflix-style subscription service for brand new movies that just released in theaters? Well, there is. It’s called MoviePass, …

MoviePass

PowerGO ONE Pocket Portable Automatic Power Generator Provides “Unlimited Power” (video)

A new pocket portable power generator has been launched by Kickstarter this week with the aim of raising $30,000 over the next 44 days. Unlike other …

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

The Best Guide You've Never Heard of to Managing Your Wealth | Inc.com

For those of you confused about the best way to manage your wealth, do yourselves a favor. Read one of the best books ever written on the subject: Ross Levin's classic, Implementing the Wealth Management Index.<p>I've known Levin for more than three decades and have admired the uncompromising …

Retirement

Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water

What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that …

Water

Why the world's biggest investor backs the simplest investment

<b>What's the best financial investment? If anyone knows, it's Warren Buffett, the world's richest investor.</b><p>He's worth tens of billions of dollars, accumulated over decades of savvy investments. His advice is in a letter he wrote to his wife, advising her how to invest after his death, which anyone …

Alexa? HomeKit? Google Home? These gizmos work with all three

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

How Celgene, Criteo, and Facebook stocks could turbocharge your retirement account.<p>Do you want to be a millionaire when you retire? That's an easy …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

Vimeo Staff Picks: How to Get Your Film Seen By Hollywood Producers and Brands

Want to join filmmakers like the Daniels and Jordan Vogt-Roberts by securing a coveted Vimeo Staff Picks badge? Here's how.<p>With more than 240 million …

This cute short film proves Hermione Granger is the real ‘Harry Potter’ hero

An adorable stop-motion short film is paying tribute to the brightest witch of her age: Hermione Granger.<p>In just over two minutes, the video takes …

New Opening Sequence For the DuckTales Reboot

Disney Television Animation and animation production company Golden Wolf worked together to create new a opening sequence and updated theme song for</i> …

A Beachcomber Makes an Apocalyptic Blunder in This Beautifully Animated Short

Sholto Crow’s <i>Martin</i> is an imaginatively animated tale that pays tribute to the coastal resort town where he grew up. The filmmaker notes that it’s …

Animated Movies