Connor Whittaker

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If you're trying to make people like you, you're missing the point

Every time you pitch an idea to your boss, or go on a date, or meet someone new at a networking event, you're essentially selling your ideas and your personality: Pick me, pick me!<p>Which is why it matters to all of us when a go-to sales strategy comes into question. In this case, that strategy is …

Arizona State University

5 beautiful species you can only find in Hawaii and how to help them thrive

There are roughly one million reasons to visit the islands of Hawaii, and witnessing the Aloha State’s unique wildlife in person is one of the most …

Out of China’s Dusty Northwest Corner, a Solar Behemoth Arises

As China adds record amounts of renewable energy, a solar farm under construction in the Ningxia region of the country’s northwest takes efforts to a …

Renewable Energy

Amateur Archaeologist Discovers Significant Amount of Scotland’s Ancient Rock Art

Anyone flipping through the reports submitted to Archaeology Scotland’s <i>Discovery and Excavation in Scotland</i> will encounter one name again and again …

Archaeology

Premier League 2013-14: our writers' predictions for the new season

Guardian writers on the teams, players and managers to watch this year – and the things they are dreading the most<p>LEAGUE WINNERS<p><b>Michael Cox</b> Manuel Pellegrini is an extremely intelligent manager, and Manchester City's transfer business has been excellent – not only have they recruited well, they've …

Manchester United Blog

2 hours ago<p>After 18 games of the 2005-06 season, Chelsea stood nine points clear at the top of the Premier League having won 16 and lost one of their …

Swansea City 1 Manchester United 4: match report

Read a full match report of the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday August 17, 2013.<p>For such a momentous occasion, maybe it was appropriate that the weather was so biblical. A fierce downpour engulfed <b>Swansea</b> and rarely relented but for …

Soccer

Then-and-Now Photos of New York City

NYC Grid is a website run by Paul Sahner that explores and documents New York neighborhoods, “street by street and block by block.” One of the …

Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures Mimic Patterns Found in Nature

These intricate designs are incredibly complex <i>Paper Sculptures</i> by artist Rogan Brown. Inspired by nature, Brown creates work that is an exploration of the world. In each piece, the geometric patterns and branch-like shapes reflect the elaborate designs seen all around us, from microscopic cells to …

Modern Art

Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

From Buck Rogers to James Bond, we all have a pretty concrete mental image of a jet pack — a motorized backpack with little handles in front and smoke shooting out of the back.<p>The New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Co. doesn't just think it's turned the jet pack of your imagination into a reality. …

Biomeme Wants To Turn Your iOS Device Into A Disease-Detecting Mobile DNA Lab

There’s a vast, vast sea of the smartphone accessories out there that are designed to solve first-world problems (do we honestly need another bottle opening case?), but here’s one that aspires to change the rest of the world. The folks at Dreamit Ventures-backed Biomeme have developed a device that …