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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …

Ancient City of Petra Built to Align With the Sun

The Nabatean culture erected the city to highlight solstices, equinoxes.<p>An ancient civilization built the famous, stone-hewn city of Petra so that the sun would illuminate their sacred places like celestial spotlights, a new study says.<p>Petra, a giant metropolis of tombs, monuments, and other …

Archaeology

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Meet Yacouba Sawadogo – The Man Who Stopped the Desert

Yacouba Sawadogo is an exceptional man – he single-handedly managed to solve a crisis that even scientists and development organizations could not. …

Anatomy of modern-day slavery

More than two centuries after slavery was outlawed, 29.8 million people globally continue to be subjected to new and diverse forms of servitude, a …

Black History

BP Sold $38bn in Assets to Pay for 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

BP has revealed in its latest financial results that it sold $38bn worth of assets to pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill which resulted in one …

Oil & Gas Industry

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Stunning GIF Shows How Public Transportation Can Reduce Traffic Congestion

This animated GIF illustrates how using public transportation can reduce traffic congestion. It’s amazing how much space people take up in their cars …

Car News, Reviews, & Pricing for New & Used Cars

20 hrs ago<p>22 hrs ago<p>Event known for its "booth babes" in the year of #MeToo<p>1 day ago<p>Up for auction at RM Sotheby's Arizona, it boasts a 6.0-liter V8 and modern off-road mods<p>1 day ago<p>Scouring Google Earth for rusting snow machines that are worth north of $100,000 restored.<p>1 day ago<p>No iPhone pics, no …

Low-water lunch: A Chinese breakthrough on irrigation?

<i>Growing more food with less water will be one of the biggest challenges in the coming era of surging populations and increasing climate disruption. In China, scientists say they've developed a new irrigation method that's twice as efficient as today's best technology, part of an increasingly urgent</i> …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

13 Tablet-Enhancing Toys to Make Your Slate Truly Useful | WIRED

More than one-third of American adults now own a tablet. There are tablets for the office, tablets for travel, tablets for kids, tablets for your …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Cycling