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Common toothpaste ingredient may promote colon cancer

Researchers claim that there is an "urgent need" to test triclosan, a common chemical in household products. After preliminary studies, scientists …

Tertill robot is like a Roomba for your garden

A startup developing a weed whacker robot for gardens just got backing from an industry heavyweight<p>It's a Roomba for the garden.<p>Sure. Slick …

Robotics

3 of the most common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

Small businesses fail — a lot. According to a Business Insider report, an estimated 50-70% of small businesses will fail within their first 18 …

Protein that suppresses uncontrolled growth of cancer cells in liver discovered | health

Researchers have discovered a new protein that prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver. The protein, called LHPP, can …

Protein that can stop cancer identified

london, March 22 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a protein that prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver.<p>The …

Graphene Scientists Invent World's Most Hardcore Hair Dye

Researchers at Northwestern University think they’ve stumbled upon an unexpected new use for the so-called supermaterial graphene: an easy-to-apply, …

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

How GE Became a Square-Peg Business in a Round-Hole World

It's not enough to improve existing businesses, you have to also invent new ones<p>It's no secret that General Electric has fallen on hard times. Its CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, was forced to step down last June. In December, it announced that it was laying off 12,000 employees in its massive power business. …

5 Things Productive Leaders Do Differently to Achieve Results

If you keep doing the same things, you will only get the same results.<p>There have been many days where we wake up planning to have a very productive day. We start our day thinking of all the work that will get done on our to-do lists, only to find ourselves distracted and unproductive. It doesn't …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Went From Living in a Car to Building a $10 Million Business

A Shark Tank deal with Mark Cuban certainly didn't hurt... but neither has personally gaining knowledge that you can then provide to others.<p>If you're a fan of <i>Shark Tank</i>, you saw Shaan Patel close an investment deal with Mark Cuban in Season 7 for his test-prep startup, Prep Expert SAT & ACT …

Nurse practitioners fill gaps as family doctor shortage grows

In British Columbia, there are more than 500 active job postings for family doctors and so few GPs are accepting new patients that an online database …

Dow is sinking deep into the red today as threat of trade war looms over markets

U.S. stocks fell to session lows in thin trading, while Treasuries pushed higher as the threat of a trade war loomed over markets already rattled by …

What happens to your body when you stop having sex

While many of us probably couldn’t imagine a life without sex, every now and then it’s natural to experience a “dry spell.”<p>So what effect does …

4 Things You Need To Do To Win In The New Era Of Innovation

A shift from disrupting markets to building fundamental technologies<p>IBM, to a large degree, invented the information technology industry. For the first half of the 20th century, it dominated the market for tabulating machines. Then digital computing posed new challenges and, by the 1950s it had …

Will ‘Mythbusters’ Return For More Episodes On The Science Channel? There Are Countless Bonkers Experiments Still To Do

<i>Mythbusters</i> is the same show it always was, even if the faces of it are different. The show's most recent season was the first not hosted by Jamie …

5 Rules of Etiquette for Asking Successful People for What You Want

Getting ahold of a busy person you want something from can be tough. Here are five tips to make the process easier.<p>In the virtual world we live in, unsolicited pitches, phone calls, messages and more have become the norm. Through it all, it's remarkable how often even the most basic etiquette isn't …

Success

Uber's CEO Perfectly Shut Down Elon Musk's Attack With Just 1 Tweet

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is not a fan of flying cars, as Dara Khosrowshahi recently learned.<p>In case you haven't heard, Uber thinks self-driving cars are the future, and flying cars, and eventually self-flying cars. But Elon Musk thinks Hyperloops and tunnels with high-speed sleds to shortcut …

The world’s largest hedge fund is betting big against Europe

• <b>Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates has upped its bet against European stocks to $22 billion.</b>• <b><br>The world's largest hedge fund has short positions on some of the continent’s largest and most recognizable companies, including Adidas, Deutsche Bank and Daimler.</b><p>Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest …

The Defining a Style Series: What Is Contemporary Design?

Whether you’re new to the world of interior design or have been an aficionado for years, sometimes it can be hard to tell design styles apart. …

Interior Design

Google Flights now predicts delays and shows how bad ‘basic economy’ fares really are

Google has announced two new features for its flight-booking search service.<p>Using historical flight status data, Google Flights will now try to predict when flights will be delayed, and it will also now tell you what amenities are not included in basic economy fares.<p>Down to basics<p>Delta Airlines, if …

Google Flights

52 Ways to be the Most Liked Person at Work

In reality, there are probably many ways you could step up your game when you're on the clock.<p>If you want to move ahead in your career you need to be someone who people admire for doing good work (on time) and being easy to get along with. It sounds simple, but in reality there are probably many …

What is Return on Investment (ROI)?

How to Calculate the Return on Investment of a Design Education<p>One of the biggest challenges facing designers is how to begin and how to further …

Interaction Design

Why It’s Time For You to Invest in a Projector

Yes Netflix, I am still watching.<p>Whether you’re gearing up to watch a big event like the Olympics or just need to see Chris Harrison from the …

A California investing startup just launched a new feature to show how much home you can afford

Wealthfront, the California investing startup with $10.5 billion under management, announced Monday a new feature to help users with the home-buying process.<p>The home planning feature is the latest addition to Wealthfront's Path platform, which gives users a sense of their broader financial picture …

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

This amazing folding house takes 6 hours to build and costs just £25,000

<b>Getting on the property ladder in 2017 may be tougher than ever, but one Italian architect just made it a whole lot more straightforward.</b><p>Renato …