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IKEA's Flat-Pack Refugee Shelter Just Won a Design Award

IKEA (yes, <i>that</i> IKEA!) created refugee shelters that flat pack just like your BILLY bookcase. And the innovative design just won a prestigious …

David Bowie

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Political Science

Branding: The Secret Sauce for Driving Demand and Controlling Price

In my last post, I talked about <i>Corporate Image</i> and how it forms the foundation of your brand. In this one, I add <i>Positioning,</i> which drives demand for each of your products and gives you control over the price you can charge. Because it gives you control over <i>Price,</i> it also gives you greater control …

Artificial Sweeteners

President Trump’s First Defeat

The immigration order creates an international mess—and a political embarrassment.<p>“It’s working out very nicely,” President Donald Trump said on Saturday afternoon as he signed his latest batch of executive actions. “You see it in the airports.”<p>It was the usual confident swagger from a man …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Already Harming American Science

Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.<p>Samira Asgari had been preparing for the trip for months. She had just earned her Ph.D. from a Swiss university and was ready to start a postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and …

Immigration

Here's how J.K. Rowling, author of the highly anticipated 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' turned rejection into unprecedented success

On a delayed train journey from Manchester to King's Cross station in London, the characters Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger came "fully formed" to the mind of a young temp named Joanne Rowling.<p>In the six tumultuous years following, she would imagine an entire magical world of …

Books

Mark Cuban endorses Hillary Clinton, calls Donald Trump 'bats--- crazy'

<b>Pittsburgh (CNN) —</b> Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, telling CNN that he had decided Donald Trump had gone "bats--- crazy."<p>"Trump scares me," Cuban said after speaking on behalf of Clinton and Tim Kaine, her vice …

Government

Cannabis and Chocolate-Covered Coffee Beans Offer the Right Kind of Caffeine Buzz

The amount of caffeine in a single espresso bean is actually relatively small, especially for someone who’s no stranger to pulling all-nighters. Each …

Coffee

Further sign of chaos in the UK: The prime minister’s horrific new letterhead

Woe to Britain’s fine tradition of typographers, calligraphers and graphic designers.<p>The UK’s new prime minister Theresa May revealed several names of outgoing ministers yesterday, July 14, with a rather regrettable piece of official government stationery. Inserted under the dignified royal coat of …

Downing Street

NASA's Not Ready to Go to Mars, Panel Finds

Vagueness and a tight budget could keep NASA mission grounded past 2030.<p>The new annual report from the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an external advisory group that makes safety recommendations for NASA, strongly questions whether the space agency can safely live up to its timetable for a …

Space Science

Supreme Court will hear Xbox 360 disc-scratching case

Justices to decide if Microsoft should face class action lawsuit.<p>A lawsuit brought nine years ago over game discs scratched by the Xbox 360 will reach the Supreme Court.<p>The justices decided Friday to hear an appeal from Microsoft over whether it should face a class action lawsuit in this matter. …

What science says about the average penis size

The truth about penis size and some common myths debunked<p>Much research has been dedicated to finding out all things penis-size related. Here are some …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

California, New York And Washington, D.C., Make Moves On Minimum Wage

A wave of wage increases in cities across the country, as well as at several major businesses, continued on Wednesday.<p>University of California President Janet Napolitano announced that the minimum wage for direct and contract employees in the U.C. system working 20 hours or more per week will be …

Employment

Mexican Prison Chief, 6 Others Arrested For El Chapo Prison Break

Mexican authorities arrested seven people on Wednesday in connection with the escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.<p>Among the arrested is Librado …

Mexico

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

Wipe the Confederacy out now: Southern haters have a sick new lie designed to hold onto Confederate flags, memorials

It’s actually the opposite of whitewashing history to finally be honest about slavery, the South and the Civil War<p>With the Confederate Battle Standard finally removed from the South Carolina Capitol grounds, many conservative commentators have expressed concern that the battle may not be over, that …

Black History

Pluto up close: Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft's flyby, in pictures - Telegraph

Malware And Hacking Forum Darkode Is Shut Down; Dozens Arrested

Announcing an international takedown of a malware marketplace, federal officials say that the forum called Darkode has been dismantled and dozens of its members have been arrested. Darkode has been a marketplace to purchase and trade hacking tools since at least 2008.<p>Investigators say that while …

Corruption

Batman shooter James Holmes 'had mass murder in his heart'

Prosecution and defence lawyers deliver closing statements in the Colorado cinema shooting trial<p>A prosecutor broke down as he told a jury "Batman" cinema gunman James Holmes was sane at the time of the massacre.<p>In closing statements at the end of a three month trial, George Brauchler said: "They …

Likes Aren’t Enough. Now Facebook Pages Need You To Add Them To “See First”

Facebook told businesses to buy Page Likes for years, saying that’s how they could reach people through the News Feed. But over time, a natural increase in competition for space in the feed plus increased restrictions on promotional and marketing posts have eroded the reach of Pages, and …

Marketing

Toyota radio ad shuts down iPhones because drivers won’t

Let’s be clear: It is incredibly dangerous to do anything with your phone while you’re driving. You shouldn’t be texting, checking your mail, or swiping through Tinder when you should be focused on all of the people and giant, dangerous machines around you.<p>But Toyota knows that despite all of the …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Greece submitted a new bailout plan to European leaders on Thursday night, ahead of a midnight deadline. It includes a request for a three-year-loan and debt relief.<p><b>2.</b> Chinese shares are soaring for the second consecutive day after a raft of government measures to prop up the market, including …

Abdul Aziz

NASA is studying an interstellar submarine that could explore the oceans of Saturn's moon

Diving deep into the sea reveals a whole ecosystem thriving in extreme conditions.<p>There's only one other place in the solar system with surface seas and they are found on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.<p>The vast seas and lakes could be explored one day using an interstellar submarine.<p>NASA is funding …

Astronomy

Chinese hackers stole the personal information of about 7% of America from the US government

The New York Times and the government are reporting 21.5 million, and CNN is reporting 22.1 million. ABC and Reuters have reported 25 million.<p>In a statement, OPM said hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 21.5 million people, including 19.7 million individuals who applied for a background …

Personal Information

Pluto discoverer's ashes will be the first human remains to leave the solar system — glued to the side of a space probe

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is just days out from its historic flyby of Pluto, and it's carrying something oddly poetic on board.<p>Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930. When he died 67 years later, he requested his ashes be sent to space. And he got his wish when New Horizons …

Space

Box office preview: Minions aim for big opening weekend

After this weekend, we’ll most likely be able to add <i>Minions</i> to Universal Pictures’ long, long list of box office accomplishments this year. The tiny …

Pluto image revealed by Nasa offers closest look yet at dwarf planet

The most detailed pictures captured of the satellite have been beamed back to earth by the New Horizon spacecraft<p>Nasa has released the most detailed picture yet taken of dwarf planet Pluto, captured by the New Horizons spacecraft.<p>Taken from a distance of 8m kilometres, the relative close-up of the …

Solar System