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Ancient Greek Energy Storage Technology Challenges Tesla's Batteries

A technology used in ancient Greece to power clocks and fire a cannon is undergoing a revival as the world searches for better ways to store energy …

Clean Energy

The Power of Presence: Simple Ways to Enjoy Life More Now

<b>“All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and</b> …

When you’re the boss, questions are better than orders

<b>By Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman</b><p>I love being a movie producer, I love having great colleagues, and I love having a production company, which I run …

Tom Cruise

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

BBC Radio 2 - Clare Teal, 16/02/2014

Clare features the best in big band and dance band sounds from the 1920s to the present day. Including the small bands, vocalists and all the related artists. There's specially recorded music from the BBC Big Band and all her regular features, "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and …

Little ant trails through Central Park

EHX 45000 Multi Track Looper by Jacob Collier

Broiled Tilapia with Tomato Caper Sauce

posted <b>March 17, 2009</b> by <b>Gina</b><p>I try to eat fish twice a week because of the health benefits. This is one of my favorite ways to eat fish. This is a …

Minor Swing - Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli

Live From Daryl's House - I Thank You -

Moonalice

12 sustainable design ideas from nature | Janine Benyus

Apple’s New Ad Finally Recognizes That iPads Are Less Important Than Life

Apple is changing its messaging in an important way.<p>“The powerful play goes on, and you can contribute a verse. What will your verse be?”<p>These are the closing words of Apple’s latest “Your Verse” iPad Air commercial, the words of Walt Whitman, paraphrased by Robin Williams, set to the backdrop of …

How to Think Like an Entrepreneur

If you’re seeking wisdom on the nature of entrepreneurship, look to art, literature, and popular culture. For example, in my experience the best …

Entrepreneurship

How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

The Coolest New Trend in Office Space

The pond is cool and still. The trees sway gently. The walking paths curve invitingly over rolling green hills. Every now and then, some form of …

Just How Valuable Is Google’s “20% Time”?

Reports of the death or deliquescence of Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to devote one day a week to side projects, may well be exaggerated. They certainly inspire less controversy than Yahoo’s targeted euthanizing of telecommuting. But both emphasize the importance of Silicon Valley’s …

PayPal Debuts Its Newest Hardware, Beacon, A Bluetooth LE Enabled Device For Hands-Free Check Ins And Payments

One of David Marcus’s biggest challenges when taking on the role of President of PayPal was extending the platform into point of sale, and making it easier to pay with PayPal than swiping your credit card. But changing consumer behavior is an enormously difficult task. So he thought that the only …

Get Online Orders in a Matter of Hours

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

The “Netflix For Books” Business Model, And How It’ll Change The Way You Read

Mark Coker of Smashwords, which recently inked a major content deal with Scribd, weighs in on how the all-you-can-read model changes the way we read, how authors make creative choices, and how everyone gets paid.<p>Is a “Netflix for e-books” nearing viability? Yesterday, Smashwords, the largest …

Writing

Pop Stars in Search of a Better Record Deal

In the late 1990s, as the Backstreet Boys climbed to the top of the charts with hits such as <i>I Want It That Way</i>, they gained attention for more than …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

World's Weirdest Van Goes Ultra Green

Otmar Ebenhoech was cruising down Interstate 5 last spring in his stretch Vanagon—that's a 1986 Volkswagen Synchro merged with a 1982 Volkswagen Westfalia, no big deal—when calamity struck. The engine threw a rod and he was forced to take a pricey tow ride back home to Corvallis, Oregon.<p>This was …

These Beautiful Solar Orbs Are So Efficient They Even Harvest Moonlight

Photovoltaic panels aren't the most glamorous technology: They're usually tucked away on a roof, and when you can see them, they're ugly<i>.</i> And …

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15 Things You Have to Forget to Get Ahead

<i>“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”<br>―E.E. Cummings</i><p>This morning, after back surgery nearly a year ago, one of my close childhood …

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