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Why a Man You've Never Heard of Holds the Secret to Professional Success

Few know the full story behind a man named Edwin Barnes, but his tale holds the secret to success for every business professional on the planet.<p>In his book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill tells the story of a man named Edwin Barnes, who made up his mind that he was going to go into business …

Motivation

One stunning stat is the X-factor in Hillary Clinton's soaring lead over Donald Trump

Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, trailed Clinton by 30 points among white women with a college degree in a Monmouth University poll released Monday. Trump had only 27% of the vote among that segment of the electorate, while Clinton, the Democratic nominee, had 57%.<p>While that might not …

Make Simple Running Robots Using “Whegs”

“Whegs,” or “wheeled legs,” are a unique and fun way to bring mobility to your robotic creations and any sort of vehicle/critter you want to add high mobility to. Watching the videos of the completed walkers here (these are not really robots), you can see how this leg design creates a very robust …

Nasa witnesses ancient comet being vaporised by the Sun

Nasa and the European Space Agency's Soho (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) mission has captured the precise moment a comet was destroyed as it …

Space

15+ Funny Comics That Prove Parenting Is A Science

As all moms and dads will know, being a parent isn't easy. But no matter how tough it is to raise a kid, there's always something to smile about.<p>Take …

Inside New Lab, an 84,000-Square-Foot Tech Paradise in Brooklyn

The collaborative workspace for emerging technology in robotics, artificial intelligence, and design, has just opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.<p>Nearly a century ago, Building 128 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard was a hub of military innovation—tens of thousands of workers toiling by the water, building …

Artificial Intelligence

7 financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people — wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network.<p>But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful? Here are seven frequently …

What If All U.S. Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar?

The global economy is in a massive transition from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to one using sophisticated renewable energy technologies. For tens of thousands of fossil fuel workers, though, the energy industry outlook is not promising. For coal industry workers, the future looks particularly …

Fossil Fuels

I Got Rid of Tipping at My Restaurant, and Now I’m Getting Rid of Everything Else

This past year some of the country’s top restaurants, including those run by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group in New York, announced they were eliminating tipping.—<i>Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>Six months ago, I got rid of tipping at my restaurant, the French Word, and it truly revolutionized my …

Hospitality

Solar plane makes history after completing round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2, which landed in Abu Dhabi, is first plane powered by the renewable energy source to tour the globe<p>Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.<p>The final leg of the feat, aimed at …

Solar Impulse

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

10 Troubling Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

Happiness

10 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

Find out what the crew is really thinking while you're up in the air.<p>When JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater lashed out at a passenger and made a dramatic exit down the aircraft's emergency slide in 2010, people were left to wonder what put him over the edge. Sure, every job is stressful, but …

Happy President's Day! These are the 15 smartest US presidents of all time

The top 15 who appear on this list were compiled by Libb Thims— an American engineer who compiles high IQ scores as a hobby — using the results of Simonton's study.<p>Because IQ scores weren't available for all of the presidents, Simonton estimated their scores based on certain personality traits …

Scientists Warn that Robots and Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate Work

Robots and artificial intelligence have long posed a threat to humans’ jobs, but a group of scientists on Sunday issued an especially dire warning …

How We Entered a New Era of Astronomy

It all began with a chirp.<p>Last week, a new era of astronomy began as Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory executive director David Reitze stood before a packed room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, uttering the words we've been waiting a century to hear: "We've detected …

6 futuristic cars powered entirely by the sun

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Innovators around the world are obsessed with harnessing the power of the sun. Solar energy has been used to power lamps that light up the night, to run desalinators that create clean drinking water, and to offset fossil fuels on utility grids. But what about solar cars? The world …

This Kickstarter project turns paper airplanes into live streaming drones

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The Toyota i-Road is the funnest electric vehicle on three wheels

While typically underpowered, small cars can be a hoot to zip around dense cities. They weave in and out of traffic that trap larger vehicles and more importantly, they're easier to park. The electric Toyota i-Road takes that idea and, like a CSI photo, enhances it until it's hard too believe …

You Don't Have To Be A Multimillionaire To Buy This Private Plane

Early bird special of just $610,000<p>Modern airplanes typically don’t come cheap. The military's F-35, for example, comes in at around $100 million apiece, using low estimates. But even civilian planes, like Learjets, range from $20 million new to $2.5 million used. New personal airplane startup …

NASA sends its Valkyrie humanoid robots to college

NASA wants to send its 6-foot-tall, 290-pound humanoid robot R5 (which also goes by the more intimidating name "Valkyrie") to Mars and other extraterrestrial locations. The agency originally designed the R5 for search-and-rescue missions, though, so to prepare the machine for a future of …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

12 Horrendous Airplane Passengers You Meet At 39,000 Feet

Don't be that person.<p>There are behavior rules for life -- and despite what some passengers may think, these rules do NOT disappear once you hit the sky. In fact, there is a higher standard of etiquette for airplanes, considering you're in a tighter-than-tight space with dozens of complete strangers.<p>…

Knotty network could have powered universe’s early growth spurt

<i>Helping to unravel a cosmic puzzle (Image: PM Images/Getty)</i><p>It’s one of life’s minor irritants, but it could explain why we’re here. Next time the …

This is how NASA used to hire its astronauts 20 years ago—and it still works today

In 1978, NASA was just beginning its space shuttle program and Dr. Terry McGuire was responsible for assessing the psychological fitness of astronauts in preparation for NASA missions. It was a daunting task. Putting several extremely talented, smart and confident people into space together …

Emotional Intelligence

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

Did Ancient Mars Have Continents?

With the help of a rock-zapping laser, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has detected Red Planet rocks similar to Earth's oldest continental crust, …

A new firmware worm can infect Macs without a data connection

Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown.<p>Wired reports that security researchers Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson demonstrated a …

The Mindblowing Moneymaker That Is California’s Mystic Hippie Movement

Founded in 2014 by photographer Heather Culp and artist Carly Morgan, Mercado Sagrado has quickly become a sanctuary for (financially stable) bohemians who would much rather invest in organic fare, crystal energy, spiritual healing, aura readings, and sustainable fashion than give in to today's …

Spirituality