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Wearable Robots on the Rise to Help Paraplegics Walk

Wearable robots that help paraplegics walk seem to be much more common these days. Just this week they helped paralyzed veterans cross the stage at a …

Robotics

Crystal meth made in North Korea floods global drugs market

The world’s drugs market is being flooded with 99 per cent pure crystal meth from North Korea.<p>Batches of the highly addictive drug bound for New York …

"The War is Not Won:" Game of Thrones Season 4: Official Trailer (HBO)

Game of Thrones

3 Ways to Know When to Quit on an Idea | Inc.com

During my first tenure at <i>Inc.</i> (1998-2002), I could count on one hand the times I heard an entrepreneur or CEO use the word "iteration."<p>These days, it's practically all I hear. Innovators at companies large and small have a strong grasp of "lean" startup principles. They understand that the way to …

Profitability

Eye-Opening AMA Reveals What It's Like Growing Up In The Shadow Of A Nuclear Disaster

That user, CCPKA, did an eye-opening "Ask Me Anything" on Saturday that talked about being a kid in the north of Kiev, Ukraine, about 60 miles from the Chernobyl power plant.<p>At the time of the 1986 explosion that released massive amounts of radioactive particles into the air, Ukraine was still part …

Chernobyl

The Future of Brands? Individuals.

In the past, a corporate marketing team controlled brand voice. With the advent of social technologies that empower the individual voices of …

Public Relations

Putin’s Fear of the Internet

In the mid-nineteen-sixties, Brezhnev’s Soviet Union introduced a law aimed at stifling ideological dissent. Article 190, Part 1 of the Soviet Criminal Code criminalized “the dissemination of the intentionally false insinuations defiling the Soviet state and social order.” The post-Stalin regime …

10 Greenest Cars Of 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Ask an angry would-be Tesla buyer in New Jersey what a "green" car is and you'll get an earful about not only …

Are You a High-Performer--or Just an Overachiever? | Inc.com

Overachievers make for worrisome business leaders, and they’re doubly dangerous as CEOs. Why? Because their desire to <i>achieve</i> blinds them from the vital need to <i>perform</i>.<p>'Achieve' comes from an old French word meaning 'bring to a head.' And that’s exactly what overachievers do: they bring things to a …

Leadership

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Hijack! How Your Brain Blocks Performance | Inc.com

So there you are, when suddenly you hear <i>that song</i> that reminds you of <i>that person</i>. And you’re emotionally hijacked-just like that. Good or bad, the song interacts with your neural net and triggers the emotions you have associated with it. Emotional hijacks happen every day, often unconsciously, …

Coffeemakers

10 Study Hacks That Will Help You Ace Your Final Exams

The weeks devoted to studying for and taking final exams are a time of sleepless nights, anxiety, and generally poor health.<p>However, it doesn't have to be. We've combed through lists of study tips from college administrators, students, and Reddit users to find the best — and most unorthodox — ways …

Ryerson University

4 Beliefs That Will (Eventually) Lead to a Nervous Breakdown | Inc.com

Anxiety is a powerful drug for entrepreneurs. In the right doses, it can mobilize you into action and make you relentless in the pursuit of your goals. The perfect combination of neurochemicals can keep you in the sweet spot of creative activity without all the burnout.<p>But when the way you think …

Entrepreneurship

10 Surefire Ways to Earn Passive Income

Everyone wants to make more money, but very few want to work more hours. The best way to work less and make more money is to learn how to generate …

Personal Finance

U.S. manufacturing: U.S. production costs catching up with China

Another win for the made-in-America movement: A new report found that U.S. manufacturing in the past decade has become much more competitive compared with low-cost manufacturing rivals.<p>U.S. factories can make goods at the same cost or even cheaper than those made in Eastern Europe, according to a …