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Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2014

From the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies<p>Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the …

Colorado Marijuana Tourism Is Growing Like a Weed

Crested Butte, Colorado’s wildflower capital, nestles in the Elk Mountain Range of west-central Colorado, where lupine, aster, mule’s ear and a host …

NomadPlus is an external battery that uses your Apple power plug

External batteries come in all shapes and sizes, few of which are as handy as the NomadPlus. This particular portable battery is aimed at Apple …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Coursera

41 People Share Their Favorite Apps That No One Else Knows About

By Charlie Shaw,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1cTdZMg<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. An app that promises you’ll never be put on hold.<p>FastCustomer – no more …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap .<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

49 Million Tons of Electronic Waste Generated in 2012

We all love the thrill of buying a shiny, new gadget, but very little thought goes into what we do with our old devices. Some companies, like Apple, …

3 stocks to buy this summer

There is a saying on Wall Street, “Sell in May and go away.” Most investors are better off by not selling in May and not going away, and I have three …

The Booming Market For Selling Your Luxury Timepiece Online: How Recommerce Is Dominating The Pre-Owned Watch World

An advertisement online encourages viewers to click in order to sell their luxury watch. Top dollar is promised for pre-owned high-end watches, part of a major push by companies to buy rather than sell timepieces. It not only feels like the “cash for gold” craze of several years ago but in a way it …

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. A quarter-century on, we examine how the web has transformed our lives<p>The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables <i>permissionless</i> innovation. This stems …

The New Dry Cleaning: This Washing Machine Uses Just A Tiny Bit Of Water

The secret: nylon polymer beads.<p>Washing machines are more water-efficient than they used to be (the industry standard is about 15 gallons per load). But they’re still a major drain on supplies at a time of rising costs and severe droughts. If we could reduce water use–or even stop using it …

Almost a third of new U.S. electricity came from solar last year

Solar power crashed its way onto the U.S. power grid last year and is now fundamentally changing the makeup of how energy is being produced and …

Walmart Designed a Fuel-Efficient Truck That Actually Looks Pretty Cool

The weird, wacky & cool energy ideas coming out of labs across the US

A fuel cell for space. Batteries that use air. A way to tap pine trees and extract biofuels like maple syrup from a maple tree. These are just some …

GoPro files for IPO to become publicly traded company

It's safe to say GoPro's camera business is quite successful -- and there are plenty of things which prove this to be the case. Still, GoPro doesn't want to stop there, so much so that it has now started the process to take its (adventurous) efforts to the next level. The company, which is based …

Apps let users hire house cleaners, handymen without talking

Hiring a cleaner is supposed to be the easy way out, but discussing your dirty work with a stranger can be a mess of its own.<p>Enter startups like Homejoy and Handybook, which help the hesitant book house cleaners with little to no human interaction.<p>For a certain class of young San Franciscans, …

San Francisco

Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing

Apple’s work on an upcoming smartwatch includes explorations of induction charging and solar-powered batteries, according to a new report from the New York Times. As part of a larger piece about battery tech in general, the NYT revealed that Apple has been working on tests involving wireless …

Google engineering boss: Our brains will be hooked up to the cloud by 2035

Imagine having millions of nanobots in your brain that constantly remind you to log into Google+. That seems to be the vision of Google engineering …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

Why China Is Heading For A Greek Style Crisis On A Grand Scale

For years, China and Greece have had something special in common: A long cultural history that has helped shape the modern world. And from the late 1970s to this day, they shared something else — a semi-Soviet economic model whereby a large part of the economy has been subject to the direct or …

Raw Almond-Coconut Energy Bites (Oh My!)

Meet your new best friends: raw energy bites! They're filled with lots of love and nutrients to keep you going all day long, without a sugar crash or …

Vegan

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

One of the largest studies ever conducted on the long-term effects of alcohol consumption suggests that heavy drinking is linked to significant cognitive decline in middle-aged men. The brains of women, however, seem to be protected against this toxic effect for reasons that aren’t clear.<p>Cognitive …

Is Coffee Bad for You? Or Good? What Does Science Say?

Is coffee good for you? Or bad for you? We looked at tons of scientific studies to come up with the answer(s)<p>We here at <i>Bon Appétit</i> are <del>pretty much</del> addicted to coffee: There's our first-thing-in-the-morning pot, the going-in-to-work cup the deli girl hands over without needing to hear our …

Coffee

BMW Throws Down The Green Gauntlet At The Detroit Auto Show

This year in Detroit BMW showed a slew of new, small cars like the 1- and 2-Series, and a lighter-weight M3 and M4, in its latest effort to tighten and refine its burgeoning lineup.<p>Mercedes, with its new 4-cylinder AMG engine, and Audi, with the S8 and sporty A3, did the same. The idea with each …

Where to find the best free photos and graphics

This is my collection of the best websites to find free photos, icons and patterns. If you’d like to suggest a resource, send me an email.<p>Photo</i> …

55+ Best Men's Online Shops For Fashion & Clothes

Online shopping is the final frontier of the retail experience. It’s a burgeoning marketplace accessible from your smartphone, and the virtual stores …