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Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Data, cloud, & mobile startups, pay attention: Wing raises new $12.9M fund

Good news for mobile, cloud, and big data startups: A newly established venture-capital group focused on those sectors just got some more money to invest.<p>Wing Venture Partners has brought in $12.9 million, according to a fresh filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s on …

The precision medicine revolution - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Best Headphones For Frequent Travelers: Bose vs. Sennheiser

I travel a lot, and I know plenty of other people who travel a lot. Some like books, others e-readers. Some bring neck pillows, some don’t. Some drink on planes, other avidly avoid alcohol. They all have their own strategies, but just about every frequent traveler I know has some sort of noise …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

For fans of the coast, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is full of spectacular coastlines, many of which are more famous for their breathtaking views, cultural heritage and unique geography than for their hazy beach-bum appeal.<p>Summer has officially drawn …

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See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal THE MOST IMPORTANT CHARTS IN THE WORLD

We asked our favorite portfolio managers, strategists, analysts, and economists across the Street for the charts that they deem the most important right now, and this is what they sent us.<p>A lot of the focus is on the stock market, as many consider it to be at a critical juncture. The withdrawal of …

Top 10 Caribbean Resorts

Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Check out our list of the 10 best hotels and resorts in the Caribbean Islands. From Anguilla to the Turks & Caicos, this list includes our favorite hotels and resorts to help you plan the ultimate escape.<p>Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Check out our list of the …

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From Doomsday plane to Frank Lloyd Wright: The best of Road Trip 2013 (pictures)

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.--If America ever found itself in a nuclear crisis, it's a sure bet that its senior military leaders would climb aboard this Boeing 747-200, or one of three identical to it, in order to conduct operations safely from the skies. Known as the National Airborne Operations …

Tardis street view: Google Maps goes inside Doctor's blue box

Doctor Who's Tardis has been making cameo appearances on Google Street View for quite some time. Not content to just sit there and gaze at the exterior, Google Street View now goes inside the time and space machine.<p>You start at the police telephone box Street View location at Earl's Court in …

Carl Icahn Discloses 'Large Position' in Apple, Believes Company is 'Extremely Undervalued'

Legendary investor Carl Icahn disclosed on Twitter today that his holding company has taken a 'large position' in Apple, believing that the company is 'extremely undervalued' and should increase its share buyback program.<p>This is similar to the advice that Warren Buffett gave earlier this year, …

iPhone-Enabled Home Security System 'Canary' Tops $1.25 Million in Funding

iPhone-enabled home monitoring solution Canary has just hit $1.25 million in funding on startup campaign site Indiegogo, raising well over its intended goal of $100,000. The project is on track to become the most successful crowd-funded home product ever, and has received pre-orders from 67 …

Smart glass may mean it is curtains for window blinds

A 'smart' window that can block out sunlight or heat at the flick of a switch may make blinds and curtains redundant.<p>Scientists have created a material that can selectively block out visible light or heat when an electric voltage is applied across it.<p>By mixing the tiny crystals of the material with …

Lampreys hint at how immune cells evolved

<b>EMORY (US) —</b> Lampreys have a sophisticated immune system with three types of white blood cell that resemble our B and T cells, new research …

The Top 50 Most Popular Checked-In Places on Facebook

The most-checked in places on the planet, surprise surprise, mostly happen to be airports. People love checking-in them and broadcasting it, showing …

ATC Voice brings the controlled chaos of air traffic control to iPad

The demanding stress of an air traffic controller's job is the source of amusement in <i>ATC Voice</i>, independent developer Alex Brancard's new iPad game. The iOS title strives for realism not only in its simulation of air traffic control, but in its method of control. Brancard's sequel to his first air …

How to turn off emergency alerts on your phone

Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) are designed to alert mobile users in the United States about kidnappings, known as Amber Alerts, severe weather, and presidential announcements for national emergencies.<p>Alerts are geographically targeted, meaning you won't receive a notification for a missing child …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 review

For all intents and purposes, eight inches is the new sweet spot for tablets. We've so far seen a few hits with this form factor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 perhaps foremost among them. It makes sense, after all; 10.1 inches can be unwieldy for travelers, and 7 inches scrimps a bit on screen real …

Accelerators doubling annually: too much of a good thing?

The hip way to start a tech company is definitely via an accelerator. But for how long?<p>The number of accelerators has grown from just a handful a few years ago to more than 200 globally today. They help startups with small amounts of funding and liberal doses of training, coaching, and connections, …

Tax havens offer US multinationals a fantastic deal, and so will tax reform

Attempts to reform the US corporate tax rate have been falling flat for many reasons, but chief among them is that multinationals enjoy such a good deal from tax havens: a 6.9% average tax rate on billions of overseas cash.<p>Eighty-two of the the one hundred largest US companies take advantage of tax …