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In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Stream: Kepler Telescope to Send NASA Its Last Images

We don’t yet know if there’s life on other worlds, however likely that is, but NASA’s Kepler Mission satellite has helped pinpoint the abundance of …

Telescopes

Want to Get More Done? Instead of Changing Your Morning Routine, Do This.

What are you trying to achieve with your new morning routine?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Priming. Controlled breathing. Waking up at 5 a.m. Waking up at 3 a.m.. Green smoothies. Coconut oil in your coffee. Journaling. Gratitude.<p>What do all these things …

Jack Dorsey

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

Scientists develop fusion rocket technology in lab – and aim for Mars

Researchers at the University of Washington say they've built all the pieces for a fusion-powered rocket system that could get a crew to Mars in 30 days. Now they just have to put the pieces together and see if they work.<p>"If we can pull off a fusion demonstration in a year, with hundreds of …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield says the rockets from NASA, SpaceX, and Blue Origin won't take people to Mars

• <b>Chris Hadfield, a former astronaut, recently spoke to Business Insider about his new online course on space exploration.</b>• <b><br>Of the future space vehicles</b> …

Space Travel

Putting These 6 Habits Into Place Today Will Help You Achieve Your Year-End Goals

These habits will help you be more productive each day and help you achieve your goals by year-end.<p>Most of us draft our business plans or write out our goals at the beginning of the year. It's a good time to reflect how the past year went and what we hope to achieve come the new year. Considering …

Entrepreneurship

This 'I'm on Vacation' Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>It's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

Productivity

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

Blockchain

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

Motivation

Tesla has installed a truly huge amount of energy storage

You might think of it as a car company, but from Australia to Puerto Rico the company is also changing the world’s power grids–and making renewable energy more reliable.<p>Tesla, it’s been said, is less a car company than a battery company that sells cars. Today, the company is announcing a new …

Energy

Can 3D-Printed Homes Solve the Global Housing Crisis?

In slums around the world, families live in makeshift houses created with whatever scrap materials they can gather. These homes often lack clean …

Revolutionary 3D nanohybrid lithium-ion battery could allow for charging in just seconds [UPDATED]

Left: Conventional composite battery design, with 2D stacked anode and cathode (black and red materials). Right: New 3D nanohybrid lithium-ion …

Clean Energy

What Is Bioprinting?

Bioprinted materials can be used to repair damaged organs<p>Bioprinting, a type of 3D printing, uses cells and other biological materials as “inks” to …

Scientists say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what …

University of Toronto

A Massachusetts company claims to be close to a solid-state battery

New Investments<p>According to <i>Axios,</i> technology giants like Samsung and Dyson have collectively invested $65 million in Massachusetts-based Ionic …

Batteries

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

pearlywhites

Celebrating the Game Boy Camera, one of Nintendo’s weirdest, most ingenious inventions

After an incredible year that saw the successful launch of its latest console, the Switch, and the release of two great, transformative games in its …

HyTech Power may have solved hydrogen, one of the hardest problems in clean energy - Vox

The “hydrogen economy” may be a thing after all.<p>It is an odd twist of chemistry that there is fuel embedded in the most common substance on earth: water.<p>Hydrogen — the H of H2O fame — turns out to be something of an all-purpose element, a Swiss Army knife for energy. It can be produced without …

Clean Energy

These 5 Thought-Provoking Netflix Documentaries Are Actually Worth Your Time

'Tis the season for canceling plans and cuddling up with Netflix, and we're fully embracing the hermit-crab lifestyle. Considering that no wintertime …

TV

How Misty Plans To Build The Most Personable, Programmable Robot Ever

Spun off from toy-droid kingpin Sphero, this startup wants to sell bots that only get more capable as their owners figure out all the things they can do.<p>Last fall at a hackathon inside a featureless, low-slung warehouse in north-central Boulder, Colorado, one of the first outside software …

5 Common Habits of Unsuccessful People (Are These Holding You Back?)

Just as successful people seem to share common character traits and lifestyle habits, so do unsuccessful people. According to Business Insider, …

Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm<p>Prosthetics have advanced drastically in recent years. The technology’s potential has even inspired many, like Elon Musk, …

How This Founder Went From Zero to $100 Million by Thinking Like a Kid

To succeed in business and in life there's magic in discovering your inner kid.<p>What is it that enables entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg and Richard Branson to persevere through seemingly insurmountable challenges that at first seem to exceed their limits? Make a list of people you …

Motivation

US scientists develop fully-functional solar power generating glass windows

Glass windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of …

U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said on Thursday.<p>National Aeronautics and Space …

MX3D Bridge

Progress update on bridge project coming this September, email: press@mx3d.com<p>Share onFacebookTwitter<p><b>We are going to 3D print a fully functional,</b> …

Is Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams the New Black Mirror?

The author Philip K. Dick sounded alarm bells about alternate realms and the dehumanizing effects of technological advancement decades before anyone …

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