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These “Parasitic” Robots Are Designed To Suck Pollution From City Air

A concept for urban drones that perch on a city billboard and harness heat from the neon and pollution from the air to create a more sustainable fuel.<p>The neon billboards that line Hong Kong streets may eventually do more than just sell products. In a new project, a group of designers hopes to use …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Denmark Faces a Tricky Transition To 100 Percent Renewable Energy

<i>Justin Gillis writes in the NYT that Denmark is pursuing the world's most ambitious policy against climate change, aiming to end the burning of</i> …

The Unpleasant Reason We Need More Women Venture Capitalists | Inc.com

Why is it important that more women become venture capitalists?<p>I thought it was so that more women entrepreneurs, and more innovations relevant to women, would get funded. But it turns out we need more women VCs so they can teach male VCs, and others in the startup community, how to better work …

Venture Capital

Wikipedia's Greatest Sex Illustrator Is an Anonymous Legend: Seedfeeder

Take a look at the Wikipedia page for fisting. I'll wait.<p>OK. Now check out pegging. When you're done there, have a gander at gokkun; after that, deep …

The face of addiction is not always what you think

The face of addiction is sometimes unrecognisable.<p>It is not the limp, pockmarked soul lying in the crack den or on the side of the street.<p>It can just …

Drug Addiction

MBAs offer hands-on help to budding entrepreneurs

While Hayley Angus was completing her MBA degree at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management this year, she also interned for six months with Hammock Therapeutics Inc., a bio-technology startup accepted into the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), the on-campus incubator for …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

Mindfulness

Biggest Failures, Best Advice and Defining Success From 14 Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently connected with some of the most inspiring men and women in entrepreneurship. I asked them to share the best advice they’ve ever received, their biggest failure, lessons learned and their definition of success. Here what they …

Entrepreneurship

Solar bike lane produces enough power for three homes

The world’s first solar bike lane has been installed in The Netherlands and it is capable of producing an impressive amount of power. In fact, the …

Here’s the Magic Number That Leads to Happiness

How much happiness does it take to make up for the sadness in life?<p>A ratio of 3 to 1.<p>Via Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: How to Retrain Your Brain to …

Happiness

‘Google tax’ approved in Spain, search engines must pay news publishers

Spain is now among the growing number of European countries to pass intellectual property laws that labels search engines and news aggregators, such …

European Union

Amy Poehler on Dating in Her 40s: 'You Have More of a Sense of Who You Are'

“There have been a lot of guys.”<p>That’s what, amid the sound of her own laughter, Amy Poehler told PEOPLE in Boston Wednesday about the ups and downs …

Family Structure and Inequality

<i>This study documents five key findings about the relationships between family patterns and economic well-being in America.</i><p>The retreat from marriage—a …

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

Art

7 Ways to Refine Your App's User Experience

Nothing will sink your app faster than terrible user experience. But in the rush to develop and launch (and build plenty of ‘cool’ features), many teams overlook the most important person in the entire process: the user.<p>Curious about some quick and easy techniques for refining user experience, I …

The Surprising Beauty of GE's Magnet Factories and Wind Turbines

Instagram has a few core themes: Things we buy. Trips we go on. Food we eat. But the systems that made all those things possible—engines, …

Parents | HuffPost Canada

Kim Moran A mental health advocate, CEO of Children's Mental Health Ontario and parent of a child who has struggled with mental health issues.

Windowless Plane Displays Panoramic Views of the Sky

UK-based tech innovation company Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)'s <i>Windowless Fuselage</i> concept replaces windows on commercial planes with high-definition, flexible panels that can display breathtaking views of the world around the aircraft as it soars across the sky.<p>Imaging from cameras mounted …

Consumer Price Index

Google wants to flood your body with tiny magnets to search for disease

Google X's latest moonshot: trying to develop nanoparticles that can identify cancer and other illnesses<p>Google's ambition to cure death is beginning to take shape in a new product from its Google X division. Andrew Conrad, the head of the company's life sciences division, today announced the …

Your Washing Machine Could Charge Your Smartphone Someday

Two companies are teaming up to turn refrigerators and other large appliances into wireless charging stations<p>Hanging out in the kitchen? Chances are, you—and your smartphone—are within 15 feet of the refrigerator. Right now, two companies are planning for a future in which that means you could get …

Smart Homes

Google is tackling cancer diagnosis next, with magnetic nanoparticles

Google X is always looking for the next moonshot. The semi-secretive lab where the company has tested everything from self-driving cars, to internet broadcasting balloons has had a real fixation on health and longevity recently. The latest project involves using tiny nanoparticles that patrol the …

Google X Nano Pill will seek cancer cells in your body

Google’s moonshot group Google X is working on a pill that, when swallowed, will seek out cancer cells in your body. It’ll seek out all sorts of …

Cancer Cells