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A 40-Year-Study Found That Rich People Exhibited This Undesirable Trait as Kids

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

Psychology

Can You Correctly Answer Elon Musk's Favorite Job Interview Question?

Continuing our borderline-creepy obsession with Elon Musk, let us just say that snagging a job interview with the notorious futurist would be a dream …

Elon Musk

How Apple Watch saved one man’s life — and how it’s empowering him after his heart attack

<i>Apple and Stanford are currently conducting a heart study with Apple Watch</i><p>Scott Killian never imagined his Apple Watch might save his life, but that’s exactly what happened a few weeks ago when he had a heart attack in the middle of the night. Killian recently shared his personal experience with</i> …

Smartwatches

Battery researchers claim lithium metal breakthrough to triple electric car range

In the latest battery breakthrough claim of the week, researchers from the University of Waterloo released a new paper claiming a breakthrough involving the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal.<p>They claim that it has the potential to “dramatically increase battery storage capacity,” …

Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs?

Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children’s books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs. The other day I asked Toby why children like robots so much.<p>“Because they work for you,” he …

Stephen Hawking

How to deal with a boss who denies reality

A behavioral scientist’s guide to tactful truth telling.<p>‘Tis the season for holiday parties at the office.<p>While they’re great for building workplace camaraderie and team spirit, when was the last time a colleague—perhaps fueled by too much alcohol—said something so ridiculous that it made your jaw …

Psychology

Elon Musk launched a secretive LA private school for his kids 4 years ago and there are still almost no details available

Elon Musk pulled his five kids out their prestigious school for gifted children school in 2014, and launched the secretive Ad Astra School.<p>Details about Ad Astra — which means "to the stars" in Latin — are sparse. Musk gave an interview to Beijing Television in 2015 and spoke about the …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk to the Young and Ambitious: Skills Matter More Than Degrees

The Tesla and SpaceX boss doesn't obsess about degrees. Neither should you.<p>If you come from a certain sort of high-achieving background, getting the right degree from the right school can seem like the most important thing in the world. Everything you do from, basically, nursery school onwards is …

Carscoops

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>In the scheme of things, the Tesla Model S is still a new vehicle and hasn’t been on the market long enough to determine …

Here's Elon Musk's Secret for Learning Anything Faster

Yes, Musk is brilliant, but he's also learned how to learn efficiently. So can you.<p>Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance isn't all …

Elon Musk

Feel Like You've Stopped Learning at Work? Elon Musk Just Nailed the Reason Why

While speaking at a big space-science conference, the tech titan laid out what inhibits learning.<p>If you were anything like me, math class was painful, on a good day. Oh, if only fidget spinners had been invented back then. I can vividly recall discussions with my mom revolving around the question, …

Pedagogy

Carscoops

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>A Tesla Model S 100D has managed to travel 1,078 km (669 miles) on a single charge, confirming Elon Musk’s June statement …

Tesla Shows How Traditional Business Metrics Are Outdated

Elon Musk is having a moment. Tesla just delivered its first Model 3, the affordable model that he envisioned in his “secret” strategy some 11 years ago. He wanted to build a sports car, then build a more affordable car with zero emissions. He’s basically already there. The Model 3 has mostly rave …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

When the going gets tough, true leaders take action.<p>Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the …

Tesla

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

Used Tesla Model S values stay higher than expected

A new report from <i>Autolist</i> says the Tesla Model S is faring well as a used car when compared to other luxury models.<p>On average, the electric car sells …

This interactive periodic table makes chemistry easier than ever

Chemistry has broken the spirits of many struggling high-schoolers and university students alike, but there might be a handy tool that can finally guide you through the various elements and help you swiftly get the hang of the much-dreaded periodic table.<p>Available for free, PeriodicStats is an …

Periodic Table

Fuel tax increase to offset electric vehicle charging infrastructure for Australia

A new sustainability initiative will bring an increase in fuel taxes, used to offset charging costs for electric vehicles, the Australian Government …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla battery cell breakdown shows what is inside and difference with Panasonic’s regular cells

There are thousands of them inside the Model S and X yet it’s one of the least understood part of Tesla’s vehicles. While Panasonic, Tesla’s battery cell manufacturers, lists the specifications of almost all its different cells, they don’t release the specs of the custom cells it developed with …

New map reveals the world's most toxic countries

Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your …

Pollution

Driving Hardware

Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. …

Tesla

Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words

(Photo: Irina Souiki)<p>I’ve wanted to publish this post for years.<p>It will propose a few simple approaches for minimizing the occurrence of cancer.<p>With …

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Tesla Model X conquers icy ditch, proving this isn't your ordinary SUV

Reddit Email Comments<p>The awesomeness that comes with Tesla’s all wheel drive system powered by dual electric motors stretches far beyond its ability …

Treat Sugar Like Tobacco To Save Lives And Rapidly Improve Population Health - Dr Aseem Malhotra

I’m delighted to share that and editorial I wrote for Medscape making the case that we now have sufficient scientific evidence to regulate sugar like …

Diabetes

Tick removal: What's the best way to get them out? - Health - ABC News

If you've ever had a tick, you'll know how unpleasant it is when one of these little blood suckers starts making a meal of you.<p>Most of the time tick …

Study bodes well for low-carb eaters

Three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 percent, but high-carb meals sustain insulin resistance, a …

Diabetes

DNA study lays bare devastating damage caused by smoking

Major investigation into root causes of cancer reveals how tobacco smoke mutates DNA and gives rise to more than a dozen types of tumour<p>The devastating impact of cigarette smoke on the body’s DNA has been laid bare by the first comprehensive study into the damage tobacco inflicts on human …

Tesla battery packs last longer than you’d think — a whole lot longer

Concerns about electric car batteries wearing out may be unfounded. Data collected by a Tesla owners’ group show it’s unlikely the Model S battery …

Electric vehicles are cheaper to fuel in all 50 states, savings between $300 to $1,300 per year

It might sound like an obvious thing to most people, electricity is cheaper than gas, but I find that people are not really aware of the electricity rate discrepancy around the US and the world. It’s understandable. Who has time to track electricity and gas prices outside of your own market? …