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5 Attitudes That Define Great Leaders

I typically work with huge datasets and draw conclusions based on thousands of leaders. Recently, however, I was working with a small dataset of just 30 leaders. These leaders work for a high tech company with more than 60,000 total employees. This group of 30 were considered to be some of the …

Leadership

Samsung Gear VR Sold Out Online At Amazon And Best Buy

If you didn’t pre-order the new consumer version of Samsung Gear VR, you might have some difficulty finding it on your favorite online shopping destinations.<p>Amazon and Best Buy, both places that have been touted as having a supply of the virtual reality accessory, are showing “temporarily out of …

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

Andrew Nguyen<p>Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its application to business newer still. The term was coined in 1990 in a research paper by two psychology professors, John D. Mayer of UNH and …

Which Way to Mars? Competing Visions for Missions Revive Debates

When will humans get to Mars? What path should they take? And can we afford the trip? These questions have been percolating since Project Apollo, but they're coming into sharper focus — partly because NASA is reviewing its long-term space exploration plans, and partly because there's a presidential …

Space Science

A Clever New Chemistry Kit Your Kid Will Actually Want to Use

Author: Greg Miller. Greg Miller Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.08.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>As a boy growing up in India, Manu Prakash …

Dogs and Cats Are Blurring the Lines Between Pets and People

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.08.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Cats and dogs occupy a unique place in …

Amazon Buys Digital Comics Company ComiXology

Well, there goes the digital neighborhood. ComiXology, the leading digital comics platform responsible for the sale of more than 4 billion pages of …

10 Ways to De-Clutter and Sell Your Stuff Online

Sell—or replace—your unwanted items by visiting these feature-rich consignment websites.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Selling

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Atheists have their number: How the Christian right is hastening religion’s decline

Research suggests Americans raised in Christian households are increasingly shunning the faith of their parents<p>Of those aged 18 to 35, three in 10 say they are not affiliated with any religion, while only half are “absolutely certain” a god exists. These are at or near the highest levels of …

Why Solid State Drives Are Your Best Performance Upgrade And They're Getting Cheaper Too

Nothing and I mean literally nothing, has done more for general computing performance in the past 3 – 5 years, than the SSD or Solid State Drive. Faster processors, more memory, and even faster graphics cards don’t offer the kind of instantaneous and observable boost in system responsiveness, …

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Is Now A Top Candidate For Life

New gravity measurements determined Enceladus has a liquid water sea about as large as Lake Superior.<p>Buried under miles of ice, astronomers have detected a liquid water sea on one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. The sea is about the size of Lake Superior and it touches Enceladus' silicate core… which …

Astronomy

Galaxy Cluster Is a Cosmic Magnifying Glass for Hubble Telescope

A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a galaxy cluster so huge that it acts like a magnifying glass, warping and amplifying light from …

Internet of Things: The ‘ghosts’ that haunt the machine

A new age of connected machines will improve our lives in many ways. But one downside could be our devices overburden broadband and open up homes to hackers.<p>Houseplants sending emails reminding you to water them. Baths running for you as you walk through the front door. Driving around the city …

Internet of Things

Here's What Happens In Your Body When You Yawn (At Least In Theory)

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Hybrid cars: Where do they perform most efficiently?

Hybrid cars are good for the environment, right? Their ability to switch to battery power means more miles to the gallon, and lower greenhouse gas emissions.<p>These things are true, however recent research suggests that precisely how green hybrid vehicles are may depend on traffic levels, road design …

Internal Combustion Engine

Historical Timeline of Computable Knowledge: 20,000 BC-0

20,000 BC<p>20,000 BC: Arithmetic<p>Counting abstract objects<p>The invention of arithmetic provides a way to abstractly compute numbers of objects.<p>3500 BC: …

Mathematics

Mathematicians Create App To Beat Jet Lag

The solution is simpler than previously thought<p>How can you get over jet lag? There are hundreds of suggestions, but few of them have been rigorously tested. So some mathematicians from the University of Michigan created an app that can help you, which relies on new mathematical models and the …

Your Brain Has No Idea Where It's Going

Want proof that your brain isn’t as smart as it assumes it is? Take this pop quiz: Say you’re standing at 42nd St. in Manhattan waiting for an uptown …