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Google Just Made A Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but they have the potential to do far, far more than even the most advanced digital computer in the world. And Google has just announced a breakthrough in quantum computing that many have been anticipating for decades. What’s the breakthrough? …

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

The Nine Principles Of Breema Bodywork

The Nine Principles of Harmony make Breema bodywork unique. They distinguish it from all other methods, even those which include movements that …

Spirituality

Google built its own chips to expedite its machine learning algorithms

As Google announced at its I/O developer conference today, the company recently started building its own specialized chips to expedite the machine learning algorithms.<p>These so-called Tensor Processing Units (TPU) are custom-built chips that Google has now been using in its own data centers for …

Machine Learning

Creationism Whistleblower: ‘Academic Freedom’ Is Sneak Attack on Evolution

The ‘intelligent design’ push in public classrooms failed a decade ago, but since then Darwin’s haters have returned with a new strategy disguised as …

NASA wants to build a jet so fast you can fly to any city in six hours

Sitting cramped in coach on a long flight can be unbearable. And NASA feels your pain. The agency is funding early efforts to build a plane so fast it could whisk you to any city on the planet in six hours or less.<p>NASA is giving Lockheed Martin about $20 million in a preliminary design contract to …

Posters

Harvard Goes To The Himalayas – Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

24 Websites to Offer Coding at School

<i>This piece was co-authored with Rachel Paulter, marketer at Chalk.com.</i><p>Computer science (CS) education faces a crisis. The White House calls computer science "an economic and social imperative for the next generation of American students." Yet only 1 in 4 elementary and high schools teach …

High School

From Google’s Hiring Secrets To The Best Office Colors: The Most Popular Leadership Stories This Week

This week we explored what it means to hire someone for their “googlyness,” and the magic word that makes you more productive.<p>This week, we learned that the shape of your face may change how you’re perceived at work while the paint on your office wall may change how you perceive your workplace.<p>Here …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Stanford’s Most Popular Class Isn’t Computer Science–It’s Something Much More Important

It’s called “Designing Your Life,” a course that’s part throwback, part foreshadowing of higher education’s future.<p>Before Kanyi Maqubela became an investment partner at the Collaborative Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on social enterprises, he was a typical Stanford student in …

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their ideas and …

Self-improvement

Don't They Teach Economics At Harvard? Value Comes From Production, Not Employment

We’ve an interesting little example here of the counterpoint to that old line about how if economists are all so smart about the economy then how come they’re not all rich? For we’ve clear evidence that you don’t actually need to know anything about economics in order to become rich. Our source …

TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: GARDEN HOUSE DESIGN WITH A TWO-STOREY INTERIOR COURTYARD, ENCLOSED WITHIN THE HOME’S WALLS

Takeshi Hosaka Engineers have formulated a really cool and present day method for consolidating the outside into a generally conventional home. The …

This Drone Startup Has An Ambitious (Crazy) Plan To Plant 1 Billion Trees A Year

That’s why Lauren Fletcher wants to automate the process with drone technology. His startup, BioCarbon Engineering, plans to seed up to 1 billion …

Drones

Small Garden Ideas - 10 Tips to Grow More Food in Less Space

Small gardens have seen big growth in recent years. From rooftop gardens to urban homesteads, people are taking back the control of their food supply …

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Labyrinth of tunnels of Turkish ancient underground city revealed

Experts say the network of tunnels in Turkey's Nevşehir province is likely to be the largest and most complex underground city in the world<p>Deep underground in the central Anatolian province of Nevşehir, the contours of an ancient city are taking shape, two years after it was discovered by …

How urban soil farming could help feed more people

At a high school close to downtown Toronto, grade eleven student Deshanel Evans is getting back to the earth.<p>That is, he's making the stuff.<p>As a …

45 Simple Self-Care Practices for a Healthy Mind, Body & Soul

<b>“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.” ~Brian Andreas</b><p>Do …

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

Why You Should Never Start Just One Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two types of entrepreneurs: Those who start one company and those who start lots of companies.<p>Those who start lots of companies like to describe themselves as “serial entrepreneurs,” which may or may not be slightly fatuous. …

Entrepreneurship