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10 Things Great Leaders Do

"<i>Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others.</i>" - Jon Gordon<br>There is no shortage of …

Leadership

Will the singularity mean the death of religion?

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Singularity

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, March 6

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, March 6.<p><i>Mental Floss</i> …

Shopping

7 Household Expenses You Need to Stop Paying For

It's time to break up with your landline.<p>Unfortunately, some things — like your mortgage, car payments, and cell phone bills — are unavoidable. But there are some other sneaky little line items you can cut entirely from your monthly budget.

Here's How Corporate Growth Is Killing The Economy

It’s easy to see it in fast-forward: companies like Twitter and LinkedIn, who leapfrog each other to achieve sky-high valuations, end up incapable of …

Labor Economics

This Oil Company Is Still Minting Money at $30 a Barrel

Image source: PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES, SANDS WEEMS.<p>For a lot of oil companies, $30 oil is the tipping point after which they can no longer afford to grow production. In fact, most can't even afford to maintain it at that price. Then there's <b>Pioneer Natural Resources</b> , which is still growing strong …

8 Distinct Personal Attributes Of Truly Motivational Leaders

We all have seen and met leaders. They are everywhere: in schools, offices, restaurants, and even on the streets. But how many the leaders that we …

Smart Investors Are Already Buying These Stocks for Retirement

Image by TBIT via Pixabay.<p>As investors get closer to retirement, it can be a smart idea to shift their portfolios away from high-flying growth stocks and instead look for companies with strong competitive advantages, solid long-term growth prospects,and a proclivity to shower their investors with …

Louis C.K. fires off a desperate email about Donald Trump: 'He's an insane bigot. He is dangerous'

"If you are a true conservative. Don't vote for Trump. He is not one of you. He is one of him. Everything you have heard him say that you liked, if you look hard enough you will see that he one day said the exact opposite," the comedian wrote. "He is playing you."<p>That email came just a few hours …

Donald Trump

Inventor of email and savior of the @ sign, Ray Tomlinson, is dead at 74

A computing legend has died. The inventor of email, Ray Tomlinson, suffered an apparent heart attack on Saturday, according to reports. He was 74 years old.<p>Tomlinson sent the very first email back in 1971; at the time, he was working in Boston at Bolt, Beranek, and Newman (BBN), a company that was …

E-Mail

Will Student Loans Debt Destroy Your Retirement?

Source:Tulane Public Relations via Flickr.<p>We all hear a lot about the student debt crisis. The fact that college graduates have amassed a collective $1.2 trillion in loans is nothing short of ludicrous.<p>When you think of those affected by student debt, you probably picture recent grads in their …

This optical illusion is absolutely amazing

We don't know how they make these, but they're absolutely brilliant.<p>Just take a look at the image below and <b>stare at it</b>. If nothing's happening, get …

10 Futuristic Materials

by Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board member Michael Anissimov. <br>1. Aerogel<p><i>Aerogel protecting crayons from a blowtorch.</i><p><i>This tiny block of</i> …

Nanotech

Report: Augmented and virtual reality market to exceed $1bil by 2018

According to a new report from research firm Markets and Markets, the augmented reality and virtual reality market will reach $1.06 billion in 2018, …

All Things Appy: 5 Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android | Reviews

Two genres of augmented reality tools are prevalent on the mobile device.<p>The first AR genre is geolocation, which uses built-in hardware sensors and …

Home Improvement

Google's Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving

The main thing you should know about autonomous vehicles is that they are utterly inevitable.<p>The thing about covering tech, especially for a long time, is that you have these moments where you get to really reach out and touch the future. They're rare. But you get to the point where you can …

Uber Could Be First to Test Completely Driverless Cars in Public

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has made no secret about wanting robots to replace human drivers in his rideshare service—and now he’s found somewhere to …

Driverless Cars

Elon Musk says he now knows when the safe, fully autonomous self-driving car will arrive

A variety of automakers have begun selling “semi-autonomous vehicles,” but you’ll have to wait probably five years to buy a fully autonomous one—the kind that can drive you everywhere while you read a book by the wheel. At least, that’s what many car companies are predicting.<p>Telsa Motors CEO Elon …

Autonomous Cars

Volvo says it will take the blame if one of its self-driving cars crashes

Ahead of a speech to be delivered in DC by Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson on Thursday, the company has laid out its concerns about roadblocks to moving forward on self-driving tech in a press release. As has been frequently suggested by automakers and industry experts alike, Volvo thinks the …

Autonomous Cars