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A Single Photo Captured President Trump's Approach to the G7 Summit

This is not the first time an image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel literally talking down to an American president has made the rounds …

Watch Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin successfully launch its New Shepard rocket and totally stick the landing

SpaceX has dominated headlines so far in 2018 thanks to the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy and numerous Falcon 9 missions, but it’s not the …

Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

Uravu's zero-electricity Aqua Panels produce gallons of water from thin air

Uravu, a startup based in Hyderabad, India, has created a device that can produce water from an unlikely source–the air itself. The company’s …

Adobe is training AI to be a better photo and video editor than you

Tech demos from the Max convention show impressive tech, all driven by machine learning<p>Every year at its Max conference, Adobe gives "sneak peeks" at new tech that will one day make its way into apps like Photoshop, and its video editing software Premiere. These demos gave us our first look at …

Machine Learning

A fluke breakthrough could be the missing link for an electric car age

In the 1970s, Dr Donald Highgate found a way to make contact lenses more comfortable. With colleagues at the University of Surrey, he developed a …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla's massive Australia battery rakes in estimated $1 million AUD in a few days

The world’s largest battery storage project – Tesla’s South Australia battery – has not only helped stabilize the grid, but it could be quite …

Tesla

The Star Wars Concept Trailer

A Han Solo with green skin. Stormtroopers with lightsabers. Luka Starkiller. Early <i>Star Wars</i> concepts depict a very different galaxy far far away. …

Kobe Bryant's Jerseys Plan for Retirement

Retirement isn' the end — it's the beginning. Just ask Kobe Bryant's jerseys. They might be hanging from the rafters of the Staples Center, but they …

The World's Future MEGAPROJECTS: 2018-2040's

NETPower

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will)

Research by Gallup has determined that managers with these skills frequently realize 48 percent greater profitability and 22 percent greater productivity.<p>According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to …

Black Friday pushes Jeff Bezos’ net worth to $100 billion

Being the richest man in the world wasn’t enough.<p>After Amazon shares climbed on Black Friday, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos saw his net worth rise to $100.3 billion, according to Bloomberg estimates.<p>Amazon’s stock has soared this year and Bezos has benefited to the tune of $32.6 billion. Yes, that’s …

Jeff Bezos

This Horrifyingly Huge Wasp Nest Will Haunt Your Nightmares

That sound, that terrible, terrible sound…<p>Wasps build their homes out of chewed-up vegetable fibre, painstakingly glued together until it resembles a …

Virgin Hyperloop One might build networks in India

Virgin Hyperloop One is eyeing the possibility of building networks of high-speed tube transportation in India. The company, which recently rebranded to include "Virgin" in its name after Richard Branson's investment, has started conducting studies with three Indian states to determine potential …

EZ Ice Rink

How cool is this? EZ Ice is a DIY backyard rink! You can now have the backyard rink you´ve wanted all your life, thanks to this outdoor rink kit. All …

Rampage

Based on the 80s arcade game, three mutant animals become massive — we're talking a 30-foot werewolf — after a genetic experiment goes awry. The …

Arcade Games

Tesla Roadster

The Roadster was the first car Tesla built, proving that electric cars could be fun. The new Roadster aims to show they can compete with the fastest …

Elon Musk has finished building the world's biggest battery in less than 100 days

As promised to help South Australia with energy problems<p>Elon Musk looks to have delivered on his promise to build the biggest lithium ion battery in the world in an effort to help South Australia with its crippling energy problems. “100 days from contract signature or it’s free,” Musk tweeted at …

Costa Rica's Electricity Has Run Entirely on Renewables For 300 Days in 2017

A new record, with weeks to go before the year is up.<p>Costa Rica has done it again. In January, the Central American country announced it had powered …

Renewable Energy

Turkey Banh Mi

Step 1<p>Mix cucumber slices, carrot ribbons, ginger, jalapeño, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside, stirring every 10 minutes, until …

Maroon 5 And Jimmy Fallon Surprise Commuters With Undercover Busking

Would you have recognized them?<p>Maroon 5 sweetened some New Yorkers’ commute with a surprise undercover performance.<p>Adam Levine and bandmate James Valentine joined comedian Jimmy Fallon for an unannounced busking gig at 50th Street Station in Manhattan, in footage that the “Tonight Show” shared …

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon, In Character As Cheesy Local TV Hosts, To Cover Rose Parade Live For Amazon

A New Year's Day tradition just got a new and silly twist, as Amazon hires "Cord Hosenbeck" and "Tish Cattigan" to cover the parade.<p>Will Ferrell and …

Los Angeles

All 19 Pixar Movies, Ranked

In the past two decades, computer animation studio Pixar has captivated audiences all over the world with an abundance of original stories, …

Fox News's Shepard Smith debunks his network's favorite Hillary Clinton 'scandal,' infuriates viewers

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought to work for CNN or MSNBC.<p>Smith’s critique, which called President Trump’s accusations against Clinton “inaccurate,” was …

Donald Trump

Subsidizing coal and nuclear power could drive customers off the grid

Within the next month, energy watchers expect the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to act on an order from Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would …

18 Super Doable Recipes For The Inevitable Holiday Potluck You're About To Be Roped Into

Slow cookers at the ready.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Do we need to teach children joined-up handwriting?

<b>The US state of Illinois has passed a law requiring school students to learn joined-up handwriting, or "cursive", overriding the governor's veto.</b><p>It is no longer a requirement in US schools, and some countries have dropped the skill from the curriculum or made it optional.<p>Why, then, do some - like …

Students