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This week in patents: Facebook, Apple, Boeing and more

Boeing patented as awesome technique to 3D print objects while levitating in space.<p>Current 3D printing techniques employs a “bottoms-up” building method in which the part is built layer by layer on a supporting platform that moves down as individual layers are formed. A single print head is moved …

This Gym Chain NEEDS To Address This Important Issue

At the end of my first and only session at Orangetheory Fitness, I stood sweating amid a group of 20-odd students while our trainer, Lal, pointed at …

Fitness

7 things you can do to become a better leader today

Maybe you're aiming to lead an initiative, been chosen to lead a team project, or given the opportunity to apply for a management position.<p>As a Forbes, Business Insider and ELLE Magazine "30 Under 30" recipient as well as the Founder and CEO of Mogul, an award-winning worldwide platform connecting …

Team Building

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Great leaders share this little-known quality

But what does "better" mean? Several of today's leaders are visionary; many possess noble values and the ability to manage severe disruption.<p>But there is one key quality that I would argue is too important to disregard, and missing in many of today's most powerful people: meaningfulness.<p>While …

Leadership

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

What Steve Jobs taught me about leadership, genius, and success in my 13 years at Apple

I witnessed a company losing and finding itself, and in the process, it inspired me to pursue an entrepreneurial path.<p>I was lucky to work at Apple from my time as a college student up until 2003. I was there while still in college during the John Scully years, which progressed to Michael "The …

Leadership

Researchers Claim To Discover the Single Most Efficient Exercise Regimen

Scientists in Australia claim to have discovered the exercise technique that burns the maximum amount of fat with the least amount of …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

This 30-Day Challenge Will Change Your Mind About the Treadmill

<i>This article was originally published on December 7, 2015.</i><p>Let us just start by saying: Non-runners, don’t click away! This challenge is for you, just …

Marathons

Tiny wireless sensor never needs a battery

The internet of things is a nice idea, but there's one big catch: you have to power all those smart devices, which is no mean feat when some of them might not even have room for a battery. Dutch researchers think they have a solution, though. They've built an extra-small (2 square millimeters) …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

Why Decision Science Matters

K. V. Rao Contributor<p>K. V. Rao is founder and CEO of Aviso.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Dark Age Of Enterprise Software Is Ending<p>Nearly everyone is familiar with the DirecTV commercials in which actor Rob Lowe and NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tony Romo appear as unflattering alter-egos of …

Big Data

10 Ways Creativity Can Completely Change Your Life

<b>“Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it.” ~Danny Kaye</b><p>I’ve had those days when I felt like my life was in the doldrums. When I …

Creativity

How can we store more energy from the sun and the wind?

<b>It could be a scene from a science fiction movie.</b><p>Deep in the Nevada desert, thousands of mirrors arrayed in concentric circles face the sky, lit up by the sun.<p>All this reflected sunshine is directed to the top of a 640 ft (195m) tower standing in their midst.<p>It's an innovative power plant …

Clean Energy

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success<p>Read this article in Spanish<p>As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting task of switching from fossil fuels …

Renewable Energy

3 tips from the expert who teaches mindfulness at Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nike

Employees at the Google office in Zurich, Switzerland. Google<p>The alarm goes off at 7 a.m. and the first thing I think of is coffee. I get up, somewhat reluctantly, and as I make my way toward the coffee maker, I spot my so-called smartphone plugged into the wall.<p>Reflexively, I pick it up and check …

Mindfulness

Creativity: Maybe We Were Born With It?

Creativity lies within all of us. Contrary to popular belief, you are not just born with it. Being creative is (Dare I say it?) a process. It is …

The Brain

The psychological benefits of gratitude closely mirror those of meditation

Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.”<p>“Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief. “It kind of seems like they are missing the point.”<p>I still am not entirely sure how we were …

Mindfulness

What science says about meditation: it improves your focus and emotional control

Mindfulness meditation has been practiced by Buddhists for thousands of years. But today, in our electronic, distraction-filled world, the ancient practice seems to be having an unlikely moment of trendiness — so much so that it's the focus of a new app that recently garnered a New Yorker …

Mindfulness

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can transform your life. When people think about meditation they think about sitting in lotus …

The workout to make your forearms pop

Like your neck, face, and calves, your forearms are another group of muscles—always on display—that most people neglect during their workout …

Bank of England

The 24 most powerful people in America

Between political leaders, billionaires, CEOs, and entertainers, the world's top superpower is chock-full of people who possess the potent combination of money and influence that enables them to help shape the world.<p>To determine our ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential …

Profit

The Key to Alternative Energy's Future: Better Batteries

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p>Even people who know almost nothing about alternative energy know this: when the sun doesn't shine or the wind doesn't blow, there's no energy to be collected. That's why the future success of alternative energy on an industrial scale will ultimately rely on energy storage …

Helping Soldiers Transcend Trauma

Rhonda Cornum survived captivity in the Iraq War—and now she’s helping her fellow soldiers overcome trauma and transform their lives.<p>When army …

Mental Health

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend | Inc.com

Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even while having fun. Read on for ways very successful people spend their weekends so that you can incorporate them into …

Self-improvement

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Southern Ocean