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Ultrathin 'invisibility cloak' can match any background

In the movie "Predator," an alien uses a cloaking device to hide in plain sight, but the effect is far from perfect: The alien's attempt to conceal itself is thwarted by distortions of light bending around it. Now, researchers have built an ultrathin "invisibility cloak" that gets around this …

Sharp to sell world's first 8K TV in October, for about $125,000

First there was 1080p. Then there was 4K.<p>Now, Japan electronics giant Sharp will begin limited sales of so-called 8K televisions next month. The TVs, …

Day back in contention, Spieth struggles

NORTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Jason Day kept his spectacular run of form going as he moved into contention for the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday, ending the opening round three shots behind surprise leader Brendon de Jonge.<p>Sep 4, 2015; Norton, MA, USA; Jason Day and his caddie discuss …

Golf

Love thy neighbour: the Texas town welcoming undocumented migrants

When McAllen, Texas, found itself at the centre of America’s ‘migrant crisis’, it called in reinforcements – a 62-year-old nun with a revolutionary idea<p>On a Saturday morning in the mild days of early summer in the Rio Grande Valley, a green municipal bus pulled up to a quiet parking lot in downtown …

‘No Way!’: Divers Were Swimming in New Zealand Waters When They Turned Around and Saw This

A pair of divers swimming in New Zealand recently stumbled upon a pod of killer whales — and captured everything on video.<p>Sam Galloway wrote on YouTube that he and a friend were “out for a spearfish/cray dive at Little barrier” when the whales “came cruising past us.”<p>“We saw them twice as they did …

Learn to code iOS 8 apps in Swift for just $89

One of the biggest pieces of tech news of last year was Apple’s new Swift programming language. If you’d like to get to grips with iOS 8 development and this new way of creating apps, we’ve got just the course for you.<p>The course is suitable for beginners and includes 350 videos and 36.5 hours of …

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Self-improvement

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

9 habits everyone should master before turning 30

Your 20s are a time of discovery. You figure out who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen.<p>The habits you establish during this time tend to stick and become the foundation of your adult life. Establishing positive ones can be the difference between success and failure.<p>We've sorted …

This surfer uses SUP boards to access the raddest street art spot ever

SEAN YORO (AKA HULA) IS AN ARTIST LIKE NO OTHER.<p>Riding on top of his SUP board, the Hawaiian-native artist balances pots of acrylic paint and paddles …

How to replace your worn out PlayStation 4 thumbsticks | Polygon

When the PlayStation 4 launched in late 2013 many outlets, including Polygon, heaped praise on its newly redesigned controller, called the DualShock 4. But after a year and a half of steady use, many owners are suffering from torn rubber thumbsticks — a design flaw whereby the solid plastic core of …

17 Books For Entrepreneurs That Will Change Your Life

Let me tell you a story, there were two guys that graduated from college at the same time. Both of them wanted to be successful entrepreneurs …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

blackholes

5 Traits All Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Have

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you have decided to start your first venture, or you’ve been running a company for a while now, you ought to take note of certain traits that all accomplished entrepreneurs share.<p>Long-term success, after all, is not due …

Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurial Undergrad 3 -- The "So You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur" Essentials List

Dedicated to the notion that knowledge often comes when you’re studying something else, I offer up the following pre-enterpreneur (incidentally also the pre Columbia University Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology course) reading (or listening or watching) list.<p>Joe Hyams: Zen in the Martial Arts. …

50 Air Jordan 11 Samples That Never Released

All Air Jordans are attention grabbers, but no model stops collectors in their tracks like the Air Jordan 11. Each year, the sneaker calendar is …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …