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Swedish 'Queen of Batteries' explains why a little-known material could knock lithium off its pedestal

Christina Lampe-Önnerud.Magnus Laupa/TT<p>“Lithium is a bit overrated. It’s simply not sensible that a single component in battery production is getting so much media coverage. What we should talk about instead is the recycling of lithium, which is something that needs to improve,” says Christina …

Electric Vehicles

Hustle scores $8M to kill telemarketing with personalized texts

No one picks up the phone and everyone gets too much email. If you want to contact people for fundraising, a political campaign or marketing, texting is the way to go. But a generic mass text is more like spam than a convincing conversation.<p>Hustle lets you personalize every message and turn it into …

Bernie Sanders
China

Meet The Kenyan Entrepreneur Who Built A $800 Million Asset Management Firm

Kenyan-born Edwin Dande is the founder of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investment management and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi and DC Metro area. Cytonn, which was founded in 2014 and has more than $800 million in assets under management, is primarily focused on offering …

Real Estate

A top JPMorgan banker explains what he looks for in new hires

His father was a plumber. He jokes that when he flew in to Newark airport for his interview with JPMorgan, he had $120 in his pocket. It cost him that much to get from the airport to New York City. He wasn't much of a negotiator back then, he quips.<p>More than 20 years later, he's still with the …

New York City

Barbara Corcoran on the Power of a Positive Attitude

This interview with <b>Barbara Corcoran</b>, an entrepreneur and judge on the TV show “<b>Shark Tank</b>,” was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.<p><b>Q. What were your early years like?</b><p><b>A.</b> I was born in Edgewater, N.J., and I was the second oldest of 10 kids. I had a phenomenally motivating mom who was a good role …

Entrepreneurship

Ten reasons millennials are backing away from God and Christianity

College-aged millennials today are far more likely than the general population to be religiously unaffiliated. This is true when they are compared to previous generations as well.<p>In fact, the Pew Research Center documents that millennials are the least <i>outwardly</i> religious American generation, where …

Faith

Submersible drone gives us a peek at what’s hiding under the sea

A drone-sailboat-submarine-Bond villain’s wet dream could be the key to getting an unprecedented look at the world’s oceans — and all it needs is sun and water.<p>The Submaran 10 is a hybrid device created by marine tech company Ocean Aero. It can function both as a sailboat-like water done and as a …

In full: Nicola Sturgeon's letter to Theresa May

<i>Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, has written to the Prime Minister to start discussions on a second independence referendum.</i><p>Dear Theresa,<p>When we met in Glasgow on Monday, I wished you well for the negotiations that lie ahead now that you have formally invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon …

Nicola Sturgeon
Leadership

Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.<p>In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, …

Home Security

Tesla's massive batteries are powering everything from exotic islands to breweries

Tesla has had an energy division committed to selling its at-home battery, the Powerwall, and commercial battery pack, the Powerpack since 2015. But after acquiring SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion in November, Tesla has doubled down on its renewable energy efforts.<p>The company released …

Tesla

Why Swimming Is So Good For You

Every type of exercise has its selling points. But swimming is unlike any other aerobic workout in a few important ways.<p>First, the fact that you’re …

Swimming

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

About YPO - YPO

In the fall of 1950, YPO founder Ray Hickok laid the groundwork to create a unique organization for chief executive peers. His invitation to other …

New York City
Clothing

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

Malcolm Gladwell

Sky's Now TV Smart Box looks a lot like a Roku 4

While Sky might be busy readying its new Sky Q service, the company has also found time to show Now TV customers some love. Just five months after it launched its second-generation Now TV streamer, Sky has ramped things up a bit by introducing the new NOW TV Smart Box, a device that it says will …

How to Watch All the TV You Want Without Paying a Cable Bill

Cutting the cord is easier than ever. Here are five different ways to ditch cable—and save hundreds of dollars in the process.<p>The notion of getting …

Televisions

Budget Hotel Platform RedDoorz Bags $1.4M To Expand Across Southeast Asia

It’s looking like 2016 will be a big one for budget accommodation in Southeast Asia. Which is great news for business travelers, and my expense claims. RedDoorz, one of a number of companies offering a standardized hotel stay without breaking the bank, has landed SG$2 million (around $1.4 million) …

South-east Asia

Oil crash delays projects worth nearly $400 billion

The crashing oil price is taking ever more casualties.<p>Oil's slump to 13-year lows has led to savage cutbacks in investments by energy companies. Industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie says 68 large upstream oil and gas projects worth $380 billion have already been put on hold.<p>The delays mean the …

Oil

Internet-connected homes open the door to hackers

Baby monitors, thermostats, kitchen gadgets and other "smart" devices add convenience to our daily lives. What are manufacturers doing to make sure they don't make life easier for criminals too?<p>It's nighttime in Saudi Arabia, so we can't see much when Aamir Lakhani hacks into a video stream. But …

Home Automation

The Power of Purpose (Enhanced Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Richard J. Leider<p>NEW ENHANCED EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED<p>This new and updated enhanced edition of the bestselling classic includes nine videos (27 minutes in duration) of Richard Leider, sharing stories from history and his own life about people living on purpose.<p>To get a life, get a …

Budget-friendly smartbulb wants everyone to have cool lights

I love my Philips Hue smart-lighting kit, but every time I’ve just randomly turned my living-room lights different colors in front of another person, they’ve asked the same question:<p>“How much did you pay for this?”<p>And then I just kind of mumble something because while the system has added …

3 Firms Making Outstanding Contemporary Modular Homes

The modular home is typically a purpose-built dwelling, made and assembled in a factory setting. The finished abode is transported as a whole module …

Architecture

20 Networking Tips From a Master Networker

At one of Jon Levy’s house parties you could find yourself, as we recently did, making fajitas with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Regina Spektor …

New York City

Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

Design

10 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

Plants

Rich Habits

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas Corley<p>The <i>Rich Habits</i> are ten Keystone Habits created through years of researching the daily success habits of his wealthiest clients. Adopting these ten habits will miraculously transform every individual who comes into contact with them. By applying these habits, you are literally …

Faith