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If parallel universes exist, here's how we could actually find the evidence

Every few seconds, the spin direction of a random particle in the room is measured. If the particle is spinning one direction then the gun goes off and the physicist dies. If the particle is spinning in the opposite direction, there's just a clicking sound and the physicist survives.<p>She has a 50/50 …

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2016

[brightcovevideoID=5176037882001]<p>Startups are the spark that lights the engine of the U.S. economy. The most successful of them, companies like Airbnb, Uber, and Snapchat, change the way we live, travel and communicate.<p>For Forbes’ second annual list of next billion-dollar startups, we’ve found 25 …

Startups

Spielberg v Weinstein: Both making rival Edgardo Mortara films

Hollywood heavyweights Steven Spielberg and Harvey Weinstein are to lock heads having decided to make two films based on the same story.<p>The duo had …

Pulp Fiction

7 Startups Making Life Easier for Small-Business Owners

Being a small- business owner just became a bit easier with these tools.<p>It takes one to know one--in personal and professional life! If you're a small business owner, depending on a startup to help make your life and job easier is a savvy move. Other small businesses have walked similar paths, know …

These Tools Will Help You Launch Your Startup

If you’re embarking on the startup journey and don’t know what to tackle first on your long list of problems to solve and tasks to complete, we came …

Product Management

So You Want To Eat Snow. Is It Safe? We Asked Scientists

<i>Editor's note: A version of this post first appeared in January 2015.</i><p>Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill.<p>As for me, I like to …

McGill University

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015 | Inc.com

If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where we're heading as a society. They also inspire continued …

Public Speaking

Watch Tesla's Autopilot Mode Avoid Head-On Collision on Seattle Street

Tesla's "Autopilot" enhanced cruise control system only went live two weeks ago, and it may have already saved a few lives. Jon Hall, a Seattle Tesla owner who drives for Uber, was driving south on State Route 99 when a car going the other direction unexpectedly drove straight into his lane. Hall …

9 Political Cartoons That Put Climate Change In Perspective

Last month, the Niels Bugge Cartoon Award asked illustrators and cartoonists from around the world to submit drawings based on a basic theme: climate. "Oceans are in our hands," the contest proclaimed, urging participants from 75 countries to put forth their best (and satirical) interpretation of …

Looking for a new podcast to try? 45 great picks from the TED staff

There’s something so cool about finding a new podcast to love — each little download opens a door to new ideas, new jokes, new ways of seeing the …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Tesla delivered only 6 Model X SUVs -- and Elon Musk took one for himself

Tesla Motors' new all-electric Model X sport utility vehicle gets to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.<p>But it might not get to your driveway any time soon.<p>Despite two years of delays, and an extravagant public unveiling late Thursday, the Palo Alto automaker has delivered only five of the futuristic, …

Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 Sedan To Start Production In 2 Years, Preorders Next March

It’s happening! You, yes you (and me!), might be able to afford a Tesla sometime soon. On Twitter today, Musk shared that the Holy Grail of Teslas, the lower cost Model 3 sedan, will officially be unveiled next March (along with taking preorders).<p>We’ve known about it since last year, but now we …

10 key takeaways for startups that are trying to be the next Uber

These days, it seems like every startup is billed as the next "Uber of X" or "Tinder of Y." But it's important to remember that the originals are …

Startups

JJ Abrams’s new instalment of Star Wars will zoom past Jurassic World’s $524.4m mark in its first weekend, according to Deadline, en route to a possible $2bn total<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens is predicted to smash the world record for biggest global box-office opening this December with a haul in …

Movies

The exercise habits that 12 tech titans use to stay in shape

Tesla's top Model S scores 103 out of 100 from Consumer Reports

Sometimes, you just have to crank the volume to eleven.<p>This, it seems, was the line of reasoning at Consumer Reports, which gave Tesla's latest and …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."<p>It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Here are 13 things mentally strong people do not do, …

What We Know About Google's Alphabet Soup. And What We Don't.

A conglomeration of unanswered questions.<p>The world’s most dominant Internet company — its most ambitious and, yes, often its most feared — is now just three engineers, a lawyer and a financier. And, so far, no public-facing executive investors can reach to hold the company to account.<p>That’s the …

Facebook Launches “Live” Streaming Video Feature, But Only For Celebrities

Before Periscope and Meerkat jumpstarted the mobile live-streaming craze, Facebook was already quietly working on its own way to let public figures broadcast live videos to their fans. Today, Facebook is launching “Live” as a feature in its Mentions app that’s only available to celebrities with a …

The Children of Strangers

Sue and Hector Badeau adopted twenty children who needed a home—but there were always more.<p>When Sue Hoag was twelve, she read a book, “The Family Nobody Wanted,” about a couple in the nineteen-forties who adopted a multiracial posse of twelve children, despite having very little room or money. Sue …

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

Journalism

32 Bedazzled Wedding Dresses

Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.<p>Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.

Weddings

6 tech startups that made it big without venture capital

While some great startups in the world were built on massive VC money, a bunch of them scaled the heights with self-funding

How these 5 startups are using transparency to become global success

Do you know the salary of your peer? Probably yes, because she earns almost equal and you may have exchanged your salary number after a recent raise. …

How one startup wants to solve an 'insane' problem for a $400 billion industry

They specialized in helping lawyers with what legal types call "discovery," or the process of sifting through emails and documents to find things relevant to the case at hand.<p>At that point, discovery was done by literally printing out every potentially relevant email for attorneys to sift …

This Futuristic 3D-Printed Cast Will Heal Your Bones 80% Faster

Featured<p>Mar. 30, 2015 11:14PM EST<p>Deniz Karasahin, a designer, has created the first prototype for a new kind of cast called the <i>Osteoid.</i> The hope is …

This Amazingly Limber Bionic Arm Connects To Your Smartphone

A Japanese company called Exiii has created a sub-$300 bionic arm that connects to your cellphone in order to perform some surprisingly limber maneuvers. The arm uses 3D printed parts to make it easy to build and assembled and it can be repaired or reprinted in multiple colors.<p>Unlike the mechanical …

System allows hampered drones to regain control and land safely

When it comes to concerns about the widespread use of drones, one of the big ones is the worry that the things will crash on peoples' heads. That's …

Drones