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Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning.<p>Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that …

Venture Capital

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Female inventor creates 'Nanowood' — a material that could (really) save the planet

With sustainable production, you could see houses, skyscrapers, and all kinds of things made of nanowood.<br>Read More

Engineering

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale prototype, it has the potential to be competitive with currently available lithium-ion batteries.<p>The …

Clean Energy

All power to the proton: Researchers make battery breakthrough

Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable "proton battery" that could …

Clean Energy

5 Recent Scifi and Fantasy Books That Would Make Amazing Movies or TV Shows

<i>Annihilation</i> is out now, season two of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is <i></i>coming soon, and tons of other high-profile scifi and fantasy adaptations are either …

HyTech Power may have solved hydrogen, one of the hardest problems in clean energy - Vox

The “hydrogen economy” may be a thing after all.<p>It is an odd twist of chemistry that there is fuel embedded in the most common substance on earth: water.<p>Hydrogen — the H of H2O fame — turns out to be something of an all-purpose element, a Swiss Army knife for energy. It can be produced without …

Basic Plane Design - Explained Simply, With Pictures

Basic Aircraft Design .craft pack – Here is a basic .craft pack I’ve put together with some stupid-simple designs taking different approaches.<p>And the …

Language

Here’s Why Hoverboard Motors Might Belong In Robots

[madcowswe] starts by pointing out that the entire premise of ODrive (an open-source brushless motor driver board) is to make use of inexpensive …

Robots

This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Breakthroughs

A 30-Year-Old Who Quit Corporate Life to Earn 6 Figures Working Remotely From an Island Shares His Best Advice

"All of 2016 was me doing the side hustle on my lunch breaks."<p>In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>“We were floating …

Mike Melio: From Homeless to Millionaire | Inc.com

Over the last three years, I've had an epic journey with Tony Robbins. I'm not alone. Many of your favorite celebrities and financial experts all have benefited from the breakthroughs they have received when engaging with one of the most powerful state-changing CEO whisperers of our time.<p>If you've …

Homelessness

Porsche Mission E to start at ~$75,000 with three performance trims, report says

Details about the Mission E, Porsche’s upcoming first all-electric vehicle, keep trickling down to the public ahead of the official launch in 2019.<p>Now, a new report suggests that the Porsche Mission E will start at about ~$75,000 with three performance trims.<p>Porsche invited Automobile Magazine to …

The Five Most Amazing Things That Were 3-D-Printed This Year - MIT Technology Review

Additive manufacturing has been hyped for years. But in 2017 much of its promise materialized: 3-D printing took a series of big steps out of the …

Natural Gas

After 40 years of studying the strong nuclear force, a revelation

In the mid 1970s, four Soviet physicists, Batlisky, Fadin, Kuraev and Lipatov, made some predictions involving the strong nuclear force which would lead to their initials entering the lore. “BFKL” became a shorthand for a difficult-to-understand but important physical effect which could have big …

Physics

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Entrepreneurship

How to use stepper motors from old printers

I have been using stepper motors for a while now, and they are fantastic for all sorts of robotic projects.<p>Today I will share the things I have …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Meditation

Build your own matchbox sized DIY timelapse spy camera for only $30

I’ve been a huge fan of the Arduino for quite a few years now. It allows me control cameras and lights in ways that would be otherwise impossible. As …

Arduino

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

Bat Bot is an autonomous drone that mimics a bat's flight

For roboticists working in the field of biomimetics, copying a bat's complex flight patterns has been a difficult problem to solve. Or, as Caltech professor and Jet Propulsion Laboratory researcher Soon-Jo Chung put it during a press conference, "bat flight is the holy grail of aerial robotics." …

This Travel Jacket Literally Has Everything Built-In-Including a Neck Pillow

Related Articles<p>I was poking around on Kickstarter and came across this jacket that claims to be the ultimate travel jacket.<p>The features are …

What is Android Things? - Gary explains

Recently Google announced its new Internet of Things initiative based on Android, the aptly named Android Things. It was back in May 2015 that Google announced Project Brillo as its IoT operating system, but having looked at the feedback it received from developers about Brillo, Google decided to …

Raspberry Pi

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Yale Neuroscientists Can Now Determine Human Intelligence Through Brain Scans

Do you feel like you were born to do something? There is just a certain skill like playing an instrument or sport, or a certain subject, like math, …

The 10 Best Business Books of 2016 | Inc.com

Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: fewer leadership titles. More niche or skeptical perspectives on data and technology. An …

Books

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

Communist Party