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Google ruling 'astonishing', says Wikipedia founder Wales

<b>A ruling forcing Google to remove search results has been described as "astonishing" by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.</b><p>The European Courts of Justice ruled on Tuesday that an individual could demand that "irrelevant or outdated" information be deleted from results.<p>Mr Wales said it was "one of the …

Someday, you may store your solar or wind power in a 'rhubarb battery' from Harvard

One of the biggest problems with renewable energy, like solar or wind power, is that it comes and goes. That's why a team at Harvard is excited about its rhubarb battery.<p>One of the greatest technical problems facing the development of renewable sources is storing the collected energy for later use. …

Google is running a century-long study to figure out how people work

Much has been made of Google’s free food and beautifully designed offices, but the truly distinctive thing about the company is the huge amount of research that goes into designing each perk, hiring policy, and management structure. It’s a scientific approach that, according to Google’s senior vice …

Work Stress

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15 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

When you have many thoughts in your mind, it can be overwhelming. Maybe you won’t be able to focus on just the thing you’re working on because of …

Productivity

5 Reasons Why Scottish Independence Would Be An Economic Disaster

Speaking as a Scot who lives in England, I have divided loyalties in this debate.<p>But speaking as an economic commentator, I am amazed at the naivety and short sightedness of the Scottish National Party (SNP). Here’s 5 reasons why.<p><b>1 Currency confusion</b><p>Not long ago (in 1999), SNP leader Alex Salmond …

The Dos and Don’ts Of Fundraising From Charles Best, Tim Ferriss, And Alexis Ohanian

Crowdfunding is more than holding out a hand–it’s a balance of finesse and expertise. Know your stuff, be precise, and don’t freak out: The advice of three crowdfunding masters.<p>When Charles Best and Tim Ferriss met on the wrestling mat in high school, they never imagined they’d be crowdfunding …

Fundraise For Your Startup Or Don't: There Is No Try

<b>“We’re trying to raise between $500-700k.”</b><p>I’ve heard startup founders say variations of that phrase dozens of times. In fact, I’ve been the entrepreneur saying that exact phrase to all types of investors. Now that I’m an investor and I hear entrepreneurs utter those words, I cringe because there …

Vince Cable is right about teachers' lack of careers knowledge

My ‘common sense radar’ was pricked last week by quite an unlikely source – the business secretary, Vince Cable.<p>I’ve not always been Mr Cable’s …

10 things the gun industry won’t tell you

<b>1. “Owning our product may be hazardous to your health.”</b><p>In the U.S., there are now somewhere between 270 million and 310 million guns, according to …

Guns

Judge Strikes Down FAA's Ban On Commercial Drones

The first major victory in domestic drone court.<p>In the above video, a drone piloted by Austrian Raphael "Trappy" Pirker flew over, and filmed, the University of Virginia's medical school campus. Pirker sold the video to an advertising company, which prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to …

Rethinking counter-terrorism: small wars – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Modern terrorism has shown itself to be a borderless and unyielding threat to us all. 9/11 confronted us with this uncomfortable truth, as we …

Ancient "Giant Virus" Revived From Siberian Permafrost

Climate change could release more ancient viruses. Is there a risk to humans?<p>Buried deep in the Siberian permafrost and untouched for over 30,000 years, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the newest representative of what are loosely known as "giant viruses."<p>A team led by Jean-Michel …

Software Patents Are Bullshit

“Patents are enshrined in the U.S. Constitution for a single purpose: to promote the progress of science and useful arts.” Alas, when it comes to software, it is difficult to imagine a system <i>worse</i> at this than the current one.<p>Everyone knows this–and most people will readily admit it–but no one, …

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

Music Videos

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Kansas School Funding Declared Unconstitutional By State Supreme Court

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled the state's funding of public schools to be unconstitutional, a declaration likely to have effects beyond the state's borders.<p>The decision ordered the immediate reversal of recent education cuts, but told a lower court to reconsider the potential $1 billion …

Concealed-gun ruling widens debate in California

California has the most gun-restrictive laws in the country, but last month a federal appeals court loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons.<p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — From rusted six-shooters to semi-automatic weapons, hundreds of guns line the walls of a Desert Hot Springs police storage …

The Jews who fought for Hitler: 'We did not help the Germans. We had a common enemy'

They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them. But how do Finland's Jews feel today about their uneasy - and little mentioned - alliance with the Nazis?<p>In September 1941, a medical officer performed a deed so heroic he was awarded an Iron Cross by the German high command. With …

'Kids For Cash' Captures A Juvenile Justice Scandal From Two Sides

In 2009, a major corruption scandal dubbed "Kids for Cash" hit the juvenile justice system of northeast Pennsylvania.<p>Two local judges had been enforcing a zero-tolerance policy for bad behavior by kids. Even minor offenses, like fighting in school or underage drinking, could mean hard time in a …

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2010). Children and youth use 4-5 times the …

Women still face great wall of discrimination in China

When Zhou Yuxia, 24, returned to Beijing after studying in the United States, she had real trouble securing a job. She had the right qualifications for the positions she was looking for -- she just wasn't a man.<p>"I was on a job hunting site and saw this ideal position as a marketing manager. One of …

From moonlight to the microwave: your science questions answered

<b>Q How does the moon shine; what causes the reflection and how?</b> asks Manish Kunwar<p>A As Professor Manuel Grande from Aberystwyth University explains, the moon isn't simply a silvery mirror. "It's very hard to get a surface which is either completely white or completely black," he says. "Actually the …