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Qualcomm video shows how much smarter drones will get in 2016

A quick preview of the new Snapdragon Flight chipset<p>Earlier this year, chipmaker Qualcomm announced it would be producing a custom version of its widely used Snapdragon chipset for drones. The company says that its Snapdragon Flight processors will bring down the cost of drones, improve their …

These are the coolest cars of the past 100 years

Curving lines, powerful engines, and outrageous luxury draw people in like nothing else.<p>That's why we've assembled this list of the 50 sexiest cars of the past century.<p>We've got American muscle, Italian speed, and British luxury. We even have Swedish power.<p>Some of these cars were lemons, some were …

The top 10 car tech innovations of 2015

There was a time when customers had to wait for the complete redesign of a vehicle to gain the latest tech features. However, with the ever-increasing convergence of the tech and automotive industries we've seen the rate of change accelerate at a rapid pace, meaning the features offered in one year …

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

SpeedWeed's New Telemedicine Appointments Offer Marijuana Prescriptions Without Leaving Home

When AJ Gentile, his wife Jennifer and his brother Gene started making marijuana-infused gummy bears in 2011, the cannabis laws of California were more like guidelines than detailed regulations. “We did everything by the book,” said AJ, “but we were always worried a squad in blue FBI or DEA …

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The 12 most impressive car innovations we've seen this year

They have to be smart, comfortable, easy to use, and just cool.<p>That's why automakers and tech companies have been designing innovative car features from holographic dashboards to rotating chairs.<p>These innovations can improve the driving experience, whether it's you or the car driving, and highlight …

How to use the hidden iPhone feature that could save your life

Last fall, Apple created a new feature called the "Medical ID," which it keeps hidden in the iOS health app. When I talk with people about their phones, it's often the feature most people have never heard of, but also the one that could save your life.<p>On your medical ID, you can fill out as much …

9 startup lessons entrepreneurs would teach themselves if they could go back in time

A 2012 Harvard Business School study found that three out of four venture-backed startups fail.<p>And not even the luckiest and most talented founders — the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world — make it through the process unscathed.<p>All entrepreneurs will make poor management decisions or wrong hires and …

Anti-racism group shames online trolls with billboards IRL

Online trolls in Brazil may think twice about posting racist messages on social media now that a group is putting billboards of the offensive text …

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The $160,000 starter salary

If you could earn more money by going back to university for two years, would you do it? What if you could earn a vast amount more?<p>That’s been the result for graduates from a handful of the more prestigious masters of business administration (MBA) programs this year.<p>Median base pay, which had been …

15 astounding technologies that DARPA is working on right now

DARPA has had a hand in major inventions like GPS, the internet, and stealth aircraft. And it's always developing new technologies — military or intelligence-related systems that could end up having a huge impact outside the battlefield as well.<p>We've looked at some of DARPA's active projects, and …

40 Hilarious Halloween Costumes You Have To Try

20) Jackie-O Lantern<p>It’s all about the puns.<p>21) Pothead<p>Really not much to say here. He’s a pothead.<p>22) Censored Sim<p>Source: pmslweb.com<p>You could lose …

These are the 10 most beautiful cars you can buy right now

Cars are more than just a means to get from point A to point B. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and more recently Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they're "car guys."<p>While beauty is without a doubt purely in …

Tricks To Help Clear Your Mind

<i>What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Jim Stone, Productivity and Creativity Consultant, on Quora.</b><p>Learn how to Clear Your Mind<p>I poll people regularly about how overwhelmed …

Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here's what they said

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University's CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Chris Yeh, and Allen Blue.<p>Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Reid, John, Chris Yeh, and Allen's entirely.<p>This class …

Anti-Semitic words in a Milwaukee sculpture?

A Milwaukee suburb is removing a statue for changes after a Jewish blogger said it included anti-Semitic messages.<p>Matt Sweetwood, who is based in New …

The Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today

In the last decade, most of the big U.S. airlines have shifted major maintenance work to places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China, where few mechanics are F.A.A. certified and inspections have no teeth.<p>Not long ago I was waiting for a domestic flight in a departure lounge at one of the crumbling …

Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy Eating

Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy EatingUNITED STATES - CIRCA 1960s: Man in bed, in tranquil sleep. (Photo by H. Armstrong …

This week we’ll know whether Amazon can start making drone deliveries

If Amazon is going to deliver your DVDs, diapers, Oreos and tablets by drone in the near future, the US government is going to need to see it first.<p>Currently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires commercial drone operators to keep their drones within the line of sight of the pilot, …

Marc Andreessen has sold nearly 75% of his Facebook stock in two weeks

Andreessen's spree started on October 30 and has continued via a prearranged trading plan, amounting to a grand total of 1.5 million shares valued around $160 million.<p>That's more than 73% of Andreessen's ownership of the company, Wagner calculates.<p>Andreessen, a Facebook board member since 2008, …

Catch and stop neighbors stealing your Internet

You're ready to stream the latest episode of your favorite show. The smell of popcorn permeates the room, you're settled in your favorite spot and everything is perfect. But when you fire up Netflix, frustration sets in. The video is fuzzy and keeps pausing.<p>Maybe your Internet connection hit a …

Cop pulls over Google self-driving car, finds no driver to ticket

<b>(CNN) —</b> No driver? No ticket.<p>That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google's self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California.<p>The car wasn't speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly -- 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain …

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15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

A handful of US companies are trying to grow insects people will want to eat

It's hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate.<p>The brush of the insects' legs against the various surfaces sounds like hail on a tin roof. Their feed, which …

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

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5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge | Inc.com

Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are about more than just smart storytelling. These gems can actually teach you to be …

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Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers have been looking for renewable energy resources to provide power to everyone without poisoning the Earth with atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels like oil and …

By adding this substance to our food, we could prevent some of the worst foodborne disease outbreaks

The infection was traced to organic sprouts, from a farm whose produce had been contaminated with a deadly strain of E. coli bacteria.<p>Foodborne illness infects 48 million people every year (about one in six), and kills 3,000, according to the CDC.<p>Many of the infections have been traced to animal …