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People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

Hiring a lawyer for a parking-ticket appeal is not only a headache, but it can also cost more than the ticket itself. Depending on the case and the lawyer, an appeal — a legal process where you argue out of paying the fine — can cost between $400 to $900.<p>But with the help of a robot made by British …

Research suggests this is the best music to listen to for optimal productivity

Luckily, music can help get us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …

9 Facts About Gold and Why You Should Buy Now

<i>Updated on 02/07/17</i><p>Is gold a good long-term investment?<p>Some media commentators might say no. They point out that gold has been in a bear market since …

Why NASA's Mars Missions Last Long After Their Expiration Dates

Two words: conservative engineering.<p>NASA's Mars Opportunity rover was supposed to last 90 days on the red planet. That was 11 years ago, and it's still roving. The Mars Odyssey orbiter had a stated two-year mission, starting in 2002. Today it still collects data and acts as a communications hub for …

Space Science

10 Executive Titles You Don’t Want In Your New Company

In reality, startup titles should be more about the division of labor than an executive position. The most common ones I see and salute are CEO, CFO, and CTO. A few other credible ones would include Chairman of the Board (COB), Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).<p>Where …

Bold Shadows, Flat Design & Hero Images: The Top 10 Web Design Trends in 2015 [SlideShare]

Check out the top 10 web design trends from 2015, from typography trends and micro interactions to hidden menus and split screens.

Email Is For Lovers

Email gets a bad rap, but new research shows just how romantic it can be.<p>According to “media naturalness theory,” what makes a medium of communication “natural” is how closely it resembles face-to-face conversation. The more a medium allows people to respond to each other in real time, to see each …

Psychology

7 Essential Qualities for Building a Business Empire | Inc.com

It's easy to look at the world's wealthiest people and marvel at their accomplishments. They can afford to buy multiple houses and cars and luxuries that most of us can only dream of. In some cases, this wealth might be inherited, but the vast majority of millionaires and billionaires are …

Entrepreneurship

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A quiet, reserved introvert is probably not what first came to mind. Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept …

Entrepreneurship

This Social Network Turns Your Personality Into an Immortal Artificial Intelligence

By learning everything there is to know about you and your online habits, social network ETER9 promises a kind of digital immortality wherein an …

Why Learning JavaScript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer

Looking at the headline, you might do a double-take and exclaim, “Say what?!?” “Are you kidding?”JavaScript and CSS are two of the foundations of web …

The Future Of The Internet, According To Its Father

Geeking out with Vint Cerf<p>The Internet has changed a lot over its 30-something years. That terrible dial-up noise is gone; the Ethernet cord has been cut; Tinder happened. What’s next? If anyone knows, it’s Vint Cerf, Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist. He is considered a “father …

8 Ways to Find Your Work Productivity Groove—Even on Tasks You Don’t Like

Finding your productivity groove is easy on tasks you enjoy, but what happens to your mojo when it’s time to tackle those pesky to-do’s? How can you …

How To Build A Recognizable, Consistent Brand: Lessons From Airbnb And Virgin Airlines

I went to MozCon, and all I got was this massive amount of marketing and SEO knowledge.If you’re unfamiliar, MozCon is an annual three-day conference …

8 Team-Building Mistakes Richard Branson Would Never Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Richard Branson has launched more than 100 Virgin companies since starting Virgin as a mail order record retailer in 1970. He’s the only person to build eight billion-dollar companies in eight different industries. Because of his success …

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Breakthrough data storage innovation: One DNA molecule can store tons of data for 1M years

Genetic information stored in DNA molecules makes life on Earth possible, but what if humans could use the same kind of technology to store their own …

Solitaire and Minesweeper were created to trick you into learning things about computers

It turns out that both games were reportedly designed to teach people the skills they would need to use these newfangled personal computers.<p>Take Solitaire for instance, which was rolled out in 1990. Sure, it was convenient that it was a game that could be played with one person, but the real …

This New Drawing Tool Can Turn Sketches Into 3D Images

Waldo was behind the corner all along!<p>Mental Canvas is a new technology that reimagines static images in a whole new dimension: 3D. While pictures on screens tend to be flat 2D objects layered on 2D objects, the project, which was funded by the National Science Foundation on research headed by Yale …

Drawing

12 Reasons You Can't Focus — And How to Fix It Now

Focus. It's a word often yelled at children from frustrated teachers, and at ourselves when we have trouble getting to the bottom of something. "Come …

6 Google Apps Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

Efficiency is your best friend if you are trying to squeeze as much productivity as you can out of a 24 hour day. When you are building a lean …

How Gulf Countries Can Ignite Their Startup Revolution

Vineet C. Nambiar Contributor<p>Vineet C. Nambiar is co-founder of Viva Infoventures.<p>There is hardly a day that passes without a new major initiative, announcement or bold proclamation by the Gulf economies of United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to promote tech startups …

I don’t just launch a product and pray. Here’s what I do - GrowthLab

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<p>If you were opening your own restaurant, what’s the #1 thing you’d want to ensure it was successful?<p>Maybe you want a great location …

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

10 Things The Aliens Forgot To Tell Us When They Left Us

I wish someone had told me all of this when I was 15. I would NOT have joined that cult.<p>I wish someone had told me all of these things when I was 30. …

Time Travel

Sony to Swoop Into Drone Market for Business Customers

New drone company will offer services such as inspecting infrastructure and surveying land<p>TOKYO—Sony Corp. is starting a drone subsidiary to serve business customers, a foray into a frontier already crowded with upstarts and technology giants.<p>Sony said on Wednesday it plans to create a drone …

Drones

We Travel To Famous Movie Locations And Photograph Them In Real Life

For two years now we’ve spent all of our spare money to travel to filming locations of our favorite films and TV shows, and do (what we now call) …

7 things the self-driving car will kill

Think about everything you encounter on the roads today, will they make sense to the self driving cars?<p>There’s no doubt that we’re on the horizon of …

Autonomous Cars