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5 Non-Tech CEOs Using Social Media To Drive Business Results

Share<p>As more and more industries and businesses have come to accept social media as an essential part of their day-to-day marketing operations, the …

CEOs

Business Card-Sized Multitools Bring More Utility to Your Wallet

Author: Christina Bonnington. Christina Bonnington Gear<p>Date of Publication: 08.12.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:49 pm. 3:49 pm<p>Your wallet holds a lot of …

Art of 3D print failure Flickr group

A Flickr group called "The Art of 3D Print Failure" chronicles the beautiful monstrosities that emerge from glitches in 3D prints. In addition to …

The New Second Tallest Building In The World Is An Urban Green Space Wonderland

The just-topped 2,000-foot-tall Shanghai Tower will have huge 15-story parks throughout the structure–and it will let the public in to play in them.<p>The second tallest building in the world is more like a vertical city than a building. Think of it like this: the 632-meter tall Shanghai Tower is a …

Skyscrapers

National Stormwater Calculator is live | U.S. Green Building Council

EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator is a desktop application that estimates the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific …

Court finds for man who rewrote the credit-card fine-print to give himself unlimited, interest-free credit

A wily Russian fellow crossed out the fine-print on an unsolicted credit-card application from Tinkoff Credit Systems in 2008 and wrote in his own …

LivingHomes Debuts Next-Generation Zero Energy C6 Prefab Home

LivingHomes is continuing to update its popular C6 prefab model and now has made it even more efficient and sustainable. The C6.1 model is now Energy …

Brad Pitt

The 5 Secrets Of Storytelling For Social Change

<i>Editor’s Note: Jim Berk is Chief Executive Officer of Participant Media, a Los Angeles-based entertainment company that focuses on socially relevant, commercially viable feature films, documentaries and television, as well as publishing and digital media.</i><p>What we do is not new. There have always …

Skolkovo, Russia’s Massive Project To Emulate Silicon Valley, Gets A $4B Commitment

Skolkovo, the much debated public effort by the Russian government to kickstart a startup culture inside the country, said it secured another 135.6 billion ruble ($4 billion) commitment from the government through the next seven years.<p>With additional private investor money projected on top of the …

'Breaking Bad' star completes green dream home

Bryan Cranston's new net-zero energy beach home features solar, recycled materials, and one awesome automated car lift.<p>After years of development and …

Solar Panels

Google's 'If I Had Glass' winners list dominated by celebrities, popular Twitter accounts

Google's "If I Had Glass" competition has always been a public affair: applications were submitted using a hashtag on Twitter and Google+, and winners offered the opportunity to be among the first to purchase Glass started receiving notifications in the form of public replies earlier this week. …

Google workers at Superfund site exposed

HEALTH<p>For at least two months, Google employees were exposed to excessive levels of a hazardous chemical after workers disabled a critical part of the ventilation system at the company's new satellite campus on a Superfund toxic waste site, records show.<p>From mid-November to mid-January, levels of …

Pollution

Facebook gets green light to build its second campus at California headquarters

Seems as if building new, fancy properties is quickly becoming the norm within the tech sector. Following in both Apple and Google's spacious footsteps, Facebook too will be looking to amplify its California-based headquarters -- and now it's received the OK from Menlo Park authorities to commence …

Microsoft Makes Millions Renting Campus Space to Vendors

theodp writes <i>"In a move that would do Bill Lumbergh (YouTube homage) proud, Microsoft has been pulling in about $25 million a year through its</i> …