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By Krishna Chaitanya Ch | March-2016

15 Time Wasters That Successful People Avoid

The reality is, there are only 24 hours in a day and there is nothing we can do to change that (at least not yet). I’m sure you struggle to make the …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Jungle Book actors with their CG animals

Microsoft has a new data visualization tool you can use for free

Microsoft Research has released SandDance, a free data visualization app that lets you gain insight in your surveys and research projects.<p>Simply fire it up in your browser, upload a data set (TXT, CSV and JSON formats are currently supported) and you can analyze it in a variety of ways. Whether …

Infographics

Airlander 10, world's largest aircraft, is unveiled | CNN Travel

(CNN) — It's hard to imagine keeping secrets about an aircraft so spectacularly huge that the Guinness Book of Records is believed to be just days away from rubber-stamping its entry.<p>But until the vast new Airlander 10 airship was unveiled fully assembled in a giant hangar north of London on March …

Aviation

16 Massive Scientific Facilities at the Cutting Edge of Research

To detect some of the biggest mysteries, you need some of most colossal facilities on Earth.<p>To do big research, sometimes you need some massive machines. Here are 16 facilities that have done out-there work in the last decade, whether hunting for mysterious particles, looking for distant stellar …

Physics

SPUD Promises to Put a 24-inch Display in Your Back Pocket

While there are options available for portable displays that allow you to offer a second screen for your laptop, how about being able to carry around …

35 things to do for your career by 35

We’re all for flexibility. Going your own way. Paving your own path. Doing what works for you (and not doing what doesn’t).<p>We’re also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We’ve even said that there are plenty of things you don’t have to have by 30 (or 40, or 50, or ever...).<p>But when it …

Careers

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less. There is no amount of hard work they will shy away …

Self-improvement

Bhutan is not just carbon neutral, it's carbon negative

Actually, Bhutan is one of the very few countries on Earth to lay claim to being a carbon sink, meaning it has negative carbon emissions. This means …

Sustainability

11 of the Largest Cargo Planes in the Sky

When you need a lot of stuff moved very far and relatively fast, these are the planes you turn to.<p>Aerospace corporations around the world have developed a number of oversized planes to carry massive payloads, and they're working on future designs that could allow planes carry even more. Here is a …

Aerospace

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

Space Travel

This Hacked Together 118 GB Floppy Disk Is Just Too Brilliant

Old school feel and new school tech in one fantastic package.<p>There's something uniquely satisfying about the CLICK of putting a 3.5-inch floppy disk in the drive, and it's a shame you don't get to enjoy it anymore. That is, unless you are Dr. Moddnstine and you trick out an old drive to work with …

Cool Stuff

This Tiny, Functional Rotary Engine Is Made Out of Nothing But Paper

Just look at that little fiend go.<p>If you've got a talent, might as well run with it, especially if your talent is absurdly specific and cool. Aliaksei Zholner's talent, for instance, is making tiny functional engines out of paper, and after tackling a V8 and a V8 with a throttle, he's on to the …

Cool Stuff

Drone Footage of a Modern Sawmill Is Surprisingly Mesmerizing

I could watch this all day.<p>The lumber industry has come a long way since the early days of mass deforestation when much of the tree-chopping and log processing was still done with the help of human hands. Now we have machines that basically eat trees for lunch and sawmills that essentially run …

Drones

Goodyear Made Spherical MagLev Tires That Are Totally Nuts

I'm rolling on spheres.<p>The tire of the future is a ball. An unbelievably sophisticated, nature-inspired, magnetic-levitation-infused ball. Goodyear just revealed its vision for a concept tire that's intended for the self-driving car of tomorrow. It's called Eagle-360, and it's totally round.<p>Why put …

Transportation

Russia's New Fighter Plane Has Backward Wings

Don't worry, the SR-10 still flies in the right direction<p>A new jet designed to train fighter pilots is turning heads with its unique look. The SR-10 jet trainer has forward-swept wings, making the plane more maneuverable in flight.<p>Developed by the Russian KB SAT design bureau, the SR-10 has its …

Aerospace

This Kickstarter Wants You to Turn Plastic Bottles Into Strong Ropes

Grab that two liter and tie it off.

Cool Stuff

Got Wood? Toyota's Setsuna Concept Is Made of the Stuff

Metal cars are old news.<p>With the exception of some vintage station wagons, once you get beyond homemade go-carts and the Pinewood Derby, wood ceases to be a popular material for automobile construction. Toyota, however, seems to be questioning that situation with its Setsuna EV concept, a boatlike …

Transportation

The Massive Work That Goes Into Remodeling an Old Aircraft Carrier

Aircraft carriers are complicated. They’re floating cities and mobile airbases, housing thousands of sailors and airmen, tens of aircraft, multiple …

How Snow Guns Keep the Slopes Coated in Fresh Powder

Author: Danielle Venton. Danielle Venton Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.07.15.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p><b>Between muddy trails</b> and shorter …

Skiing

A Clever Kit That Makes Hardware Hacking Dead Simple

Technology is easier than ever to use—tablets could come with stickers that say "suitable for ages 8 to 88," and that probably wouldn't be inclusive …

This Wireless Explosives Detector Is the Size of a Postage Stamp

For public safety agencies, sniffing out explosives and other contraband is a tricky task. Handheld explosive detectors can be as small as a purse, …

The Physics of Dropping Out of a Plane in an Inflatable Ball

The MythBusters wanted to test whether someone could survive the drop from an airplane in one of those inflatable hamster balls. But dropping a ball …

Physics

How an iPad add-on transforms the visual effects of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

I’m standing on the rear cargo door of a S.H.I.E.L.D. Quinjet, just as Captain America did before his famous leap without a parachute. I am …

Ming-Na Wen

First look: Sony's Xperia Projector Concept

The Sony Xperia Projector — still an experimental "Concept" for the moment — shows how a smart projection system could serve as a hub for your …

Sony

This amazing new power strip can do whatever you desire

A startup called Good Gadgets is making a power strip that does much more than power your electronics.<p>It can:<p>Become a wireless charger.<br>• Turn it into a …

Gear & Gadgets

Crazy gadget melts cold butter sticks into instant spray

Believe it's butter. The handheld Biem gadget melts those pesky sticks on demand for your cooking convenience.<p>Ever gazed longingly at a stick of butter and thought, "If only I could instantaneously transform that cold hunk of dairy into a gorgeous mist of warm buttery goodness?" Entrepreneur Doug …

Recipes