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Scientists Say It's Time We Discussed Creating Humans From Stem Cells

It's not science fiction anymore.<p>A paper landed in my inbox this week with a startling premise: soon, stem cells swabbed from human beings’ cheeks or …

Genetics

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Universe

Magic tricks on YouTube are in danger of killing the art, warns its inner circle

Pulling a rabbit out of a hat, or tricks of a similar ilk, may have dazzled generations of children.<p>But the future of live magic could be under threat, thanks to the rise of the YouTube magician.<p>How to become a magician<p>The rising popularity of online videos is leading to a loss of key skills which …

Five Predictions About Banking’s Future

What does the future hold? As I referenced in an earlier article, I gave a presentation about the future of banking at Bank Director’s third annual …

100+ Useful Web Development Tools and Resources

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>The best and worst thing about being a web developer is that the web is constantly changing. While …

Marketing: Unstoppable Online Marketing – Marketing Strategies & Business Growth (Web Marketing, Internet Marketing, Digital Marketing, Business Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Strategy) | Marketing Tips

7 Marketing Trends to Help you DOMINATE Social Media in 2017 – #7Ways<p>Exceptional Business Growth By Online Marketing-Online Marketing Growth<p>2017 …

DevOps Engineers: What They Are and Why Your Small Business Should Hire One

If your small to midsize business (SMB) uses a healthy amount of third-party and proprietary software, then you should probably consider hiring a Development Operations (DevOps) professional. These brainy developers are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including code writing, app creation, …

5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro

Is your new business a “lemonade stand”? That’s the term we use to describe businesses that were set up quickly with lots of passion but will fade into oblivion instantly when hit with the first sign of a legal or tax challenge. Lemonade stands are not serious businesses and are not worthy of …

Small Business

How to Increase Internet Speed on Android Phone or Tablet

DO YOU LIKE IT<p>Everyone who uses internet on their <i>android phones or tablet</i> want to know <i>how to increase internet speed.</i> Now in the era of technology …

New ‘AnsweringMachine’ Cydia release adds enhanced voicemail to iOS [Video]

As someone who used to be heavily into jailbreaking, I’ve seen quite a few interesting and noteworthy tweaks come across my desk over the years.<p>Needless to say, after seven or eight years of jailbreaking, it takes a lot to impress me, but that’s exactly what developer Elias Limneos was able to do. …

US government cedes control of the internet in October

On October 1st, the US Government's National Telecommunications and Information Administration will hand over control of the internet's domain name system to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a "multi-stakeholder" nonprofit organization. While the change will be …

Self-improvement

Starting a Small Business? Here's How You Can Fund It Without Getting a Bank Loan

You'll be facing varying challenges the moment you have your own business but nothing will compare to the challenge that raising funds to actually start one presents. Any small business owner you get to speak with can assure you of that. However, that doesn't mean you should kick your …

Small Business

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

1/14<p>Khao Yai National Park Thai Home-Site Specific Company<p>When asked to design a vacation home near the Khao Yai National Park in Thailan, Chutayaves …

This New Equation Might Finally Unite The Two Biggest Theories in Physics, Claims Physicist

Linking general relativity and quantum mechanics with wormholes.<p>One of the most stubborn problems in physics today is the fact that our two best …

Quantum Mechanics

Google to Try to Solve Death, LOL - MIT Technology Review

A joke about Silicon Valley is that entrepreneurs always seem to focus on the problems facing people of their own age. That’s why young programmers …

Silicon Valley

44 Types of Content You Can Use to Promote Your Product, Service, Business, or Self

Are you stuck in a content rut, writing blog posts about the same topics over and over, constantly trying to come up with some kind of unique angle to give your content some color?<p>You're not alone.<p>Coming up with original ideas to feed the ever-increasing content demands of your readers, …

Marketing

The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

Raspberry Pi

30 Cool New Products from Amazon Launchpad - Small Business Trends

If you happen to be browsing on Amazon’s site and you’ve wondered how many items are available from the online mega retailer, click right here. As of …

Small Business

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Souda Bay, Crete: A Military Home

The big island of Crete, the largest in Greece, is filled with attractions of almost every kind, from beaches to museums, historical monuments, …

Magic From Crete: The Stelios Petrakis Quartet at WOMEX 2013 (video)

"Will you LOOK at the size of that Bass Lyra!!"<p>--Jeff Greene, delegate to WOMEX, and president of Evergreene Music, upon seeing the setup on the stage for the Stelios Petrakis Quartet.<p>First off, all the instruments you see being played in this video were made by Mr. Petrakis, the man playing the …

Vidianó: Affordable White Wine from Crete

<b>Note from the author:</b> I'm sipping my way through the 1,368 varieties covered in <i>Wine Grapes</i> by MW Jancis Robinson, MW Julia Harding, and Dr. Jose Vouillamoz. Join me?<p>One month ago, this was happening. I was windblown, bitter and ornery, on the hunt for a new home.<p>Yesterday, I wore shorts, worked …

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