Damien Lieber

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Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

The world's 10 longest flights

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Tips For The Perfect Resume And Cover Letter

ZipRecruiter has analyzed its database of over three million resumes and cover letters and determined what distinguishes a five-star resume or cover letter, as ranked by potential employers using ZipRecruiter, from the rest of the pack.<p>According to ZipRecruiter, a strong resume or cover letter is …

Where To Find The Summer's Best (And Worst) Used Car Deals

Even with the recent upswing in new car sales and leasing helping to replenish dealers’ used-vehicle inventories, prices of pre-owned models remain sky-high and show no immediate signs of retreating back to Earth. In fact, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), used car …

Slim Case Comparison: Speck Candy Shell vs. Belkin Grip Candy Sheer

I love my iPhone. Who doesn't? So I like to keep it safe in a slim case that can fit in my pocket.<p>When I had an iPhone 4, the <b>Speck CandyShell case ($34.95)</b> was my first pick. Now, with my 5s, I have opted for a <b>Belkin Grip Candy Sheer case ($24.99)</b>.<p>The Speck CandyShell has been getting a lot of …

Tech Trends

Three hacks for adding permanent storage to your MacBook Air or Retina Pro through the SD card slot

MacBook Airs and Retina MacBook Pros offer practically zero upgradability, but one area that there is some flexibility with is storage. Many third party memory manufactures are taking advantage of the SD card slot present in MacBook Airs and Retina Pros to add semi-permant storage to these Macs. We …

Transcend Introduces JetDrive Lite Expansion Cards Up to 128GB for MacBook Air, Retina Macbook Pro

Transcend has introduced new JetDrive Lite expansion cards designed to increase the storage capacity of the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with Retina display. The cards provide up to 128 GB of additional storage for less than $100.<p>The new JetDrive Lite expansion cards are tailor-made with a flush …

3D-printed cast uses ultrasound to speed healing

A stylish-looking 3D-printed cast for broken bones uses an ultrasonic pulse generator to help stimulate the growth of new bone.<p><i>(Credit: A' Design</i> …

3D Printing

Unlike Android, iPhone users are totally safe from mobile malware

For years Macs have had the reputation of being less susceptible to malware than PCs. According to a new report, that also holds true when it comes to iPhones.<p>Research by Finnish security firm F-Secure looked at reports of mobile malware detected in the first quarter of 2014. Of the 277 new threats …

Deutsche Bank AG

Golden Spike Still Aims For Human Lunar Surface Expeditions By Decade's End

The recent anniversary of Apollo 8’s historic Christmas Eve broadcast from lunar orbit gives pause to wonder when humanity will again sink its boots into our moon’s dusty surface.<p>To many, the answer lies not in traditional space agencies, but commercial ventures like Golden Spike, Bigelow Aerospace …

How To Perform At Your Peak Every Day: 10 Tips For Working Smarter In 2014

<i>This is the first in a two-part story on how to manage your mental energy to do your best work. Click here for the second article, “7 Types of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best.”</i><p>It’s a common scenario for many of us.<p>You start the day with an idea of what you want to work on and …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Sebastian Vettel

Overloaded Circuits: What You Can Do To Regain Control

The end of the year is always a time to pause and reflect on things that went well and on things that could have gone better in the past year.<p>In this 24:7 connected world I find myself “half there” much of the time because my mind is chewing on a thousand different things. My days are a flurry of …

Non-Awkward Ways To Start And End Networking Conversations

When I first started attending networking events, I was terrified to approach large groups of strangers. I watched some of my peers dive into these situations with ease, and wondered how on earth they made it look so natural. Meanwhile, I found myself sitting awkwardly alone, clutching a cocktail, …

17 Counterintuitive Things The Most Successful People Do

You’re always going to get the same results, doing what everyone else does. Sometimes you have to know when to zig where others zag. These are some of the counterintuitive lessons I’ve learned and applied from the most successful folks I’ve met. <b></b><p><b>Pick Fights</b> – to test others’ resolve in their own …

4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

Pyle Audio Offers New Inexpensive Connected Bluetooth Body Scale

Pyle Audio makes one of pretty much everything. If it has wires, knobs, plastic or is made of a material that can be found in or near our solar system, Pyle makes it. Cover for your boat’s stereo? Yes. How about a thingy that detects leaks from microwave ovens? You bet. And a waterproof telephone …

Audiophile

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'<p>Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered …

App in the Air for iPhone is your perfect airport companion

The first thing you notice about App in the Air is how it looks; pretty stunning. The app itself is free to download and use, but if you want to take …

A List of New iOS 7 Keyboard Shortcuts – MacStories

With iOS 7, Apple has introduced the possibility for third-party developers to support custom shortcuts with external (Bluetooth) keyboards in their apps. Keyboard shortcuts, longtime favorites of OS X power users, can now be enabled in iOS apps and, in the past few months, we've seen some notable …

iOS

9 Tips For More Powerful Business Presentations

When delivering presentations to a general audience, senior management in your company, or even a venture capitalist, a successful presentation isn’t about the PowerPoint slides you create – it’s about much more than that.<p>These nine points will help you deliver a powerful presentation.<p><b>1. Establish</b> …

john chege on Twitter: "Solar Eclipse and Milky Way seen from ISS (International Space Station) http://t.co/yQ8jnn47Km"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>johnchege</b><p>“@<b>johnchege</b>: Solar Eclipse and Milky Way seen from ISS (International Space Station) …

4 Signs You Are Headed For Burnout

Stress is the very impetus for productivity, the reason we set and meet deadlines, the push we need to think and grow bigger, even when times are tough.<p>But while some stress is vital, too much is toxic. And, left unchecked, it will wreak havoc on what you’ve worked so hard to build. Because while …

Why Apple Will Enter the Home Automation Market

For years, home automation has been the exclusive province of the very rich or extremely technical.<p>Companies you’ve probably never heard of, such as AMX, Control4, Crestron, Elan, HomeLogic, Colorado vNet, Vantage and Zenpanion have provided the platforms and many of the fundamental products, while …

Home Automation

House Of The Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming The Home

In the late 2000s, while he was building himself a “green” home in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod, went looking for a thermostat, and was unimpressed by the limited features and dated technology he found.<p>Fadell teamed up with former Apple colleague Matt Rogers in …