Henry Chua

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Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

Architecture

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

.tech could be the next big domain extension — and you can get on board now

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System

Beer has fueled a lot of bad ideas. But on a Friday afternoon in 2007, it helped two Alzheimer's researchers come up with a really a good one.<p>Neuroscientists Robert Moir and Rudolph Tanzi were sipping Coronas in separate offices during "attitude adjustment hour" at Massachusetts General Hospital, …

Dementia

What causes kidney stones and how to get rid of them - and what to eat to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is one of the most painful things you can do - apart from childbirth.<p>Now a new study published this week in <i>Mayo Clinic</i> …

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

More businesses are closing the gap between AI ambitions and implementation

In 2017, MITSloan Management Review (MIT SMR) conducted a global survey of more than 3,000 executives, managers, and analysts on the current state of AI and its potential. The results reveal that there’s still a significant gap between “ambition and execution.”<p>Three out of four executives believe …

10 Conferences You Should Attend If You Are An Education Entrepreneur In 2018

Every year, thousands of educators, innovators, and education entrepreneurs gather around the globe for various meetings, summits, and conferences. Throughout my career as an educator, I’ve been to many education and technology conferences.<p>This year, I’m starting a new series highlighting the …

Education Technology

This Herb is Super Effective Against Various Prostate Problems

The prostate is a small, walnut-shaped gland that is a part of the male reproductive system. It is situated right under the urinary bladder and …

'Miracle' jab could provide pain relief for millions of arthritis sufferers

A miracle jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists.<p>The breakthrough may reduce the need …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Why This CEO Started a Secret Company to Compete with His Existing One

A masterclass on creating the conditions for innovation from Freshbooks CEO Mike McDerment.<p>Eighteen months ago, FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment did something that might blow your mind. In secrecy, he started a brand new company to compete with his existing one.<p>Finding Space to Experiment.<p>In my recent …

Business Strategy

Vitamin B-3 could be used to treat Alzheimer's

New research finds a compound that prevents brain damage in mice. The substance is a form of vitamin B-3, and the findings suggest a potential new …

Neuroscience

These Home Remedies Will Fix What's Ailing You ... Our Readers Say So

We asked: Which trusted home remedies do you reach for when you have a stuffy nose or a headache? You answered — and with some pretty interesting …

Alcohol

Chinese cops are using facial-recognition sunglasses. Here’s how that tech works.

There's at least one big problem in the field.<p>Facial-recognition technology is no longer a gimmick in dystopian science fiction movies or CSI-style cop shows: It’s increasingly used in more pedestrian ways. Your face can unlock your iPhone X, for example. Or, if you’re flying with Jetblue from …

Off-grid Ecocapsule microhomes finally make their international debut

We’ve been following the the solar- and wind-powered Ecocapsule microhome since it first burst onto the design scene. Now, nearly 10 years after the …

Off-grid

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management

Theories and practices of management often spring from the opportunities created by new technologies. Interchangeable parts spurred ideas about structuring assembly lines and logistics. The complex calculations of the field known as Operations Research were enabled by mainframe computing. …

Innovation

People are now flying around in autonomous drones

The dream of flying taxis whizzing through the skies above our cities may be closer to reality than you think.<p>Chinese company Ehang offered a glimpse this week of what could lie ahead, releasing its first video of passengers climbing aboard its autonomous drones and taking off with the push of a …

Drones

Human sequencing pioneer George Church wants to give you the power to sell your DNA on the blockchain

The blockchain is the buzziest thing on the internet these days and now MIT professor and godfather of the Human Genome Project George Church wants to put your genes on it.<p>His new startup Nebula Genomics plans to sequence your genome for less than $1,000 (the current going rate of whole genome …

Blockchain

6 jobs that could see an uptick in demand with the rise of AI

While fears abound that AI automation will lead to big staff cuts in industries around the world, technology will bring forth a plethora of new jobs and services. Similar to the onslaught of positions created by social media, digital publishing, and ecommerce, the AI revolution has already inspired …

Brain-repairing protein may lead to new MS drugs

Multiple sclerosis is an often debilitating autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness, vision problems, impaired coordination, and physical …

Medical Research

Three Steps for Giving Feedback That Works: Find It, Flip It, Elevate It

“The last 10 percent is always the hardest part,” a direct report once said as he invited me to share what I was truly thinking about his performance.<p>Despite the open invitation, I found it hard to offer honest, direct feedback. For those of us taught to be kind, delivering bad news can feel like …

What Is Spirulina? What to Know About This Superfood

Not the tastiest superfood, but it has its perks.<p>February 06, 2018<p>Spirulina is a super popular food right now because it's basically the sustainable …

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, …

Biology

5 Toxic Ways of Thinking That Successful Leaders Avoid

How to stop misperceptions from causing problems in your business<p>As a leader of a growing company you use a lot of mental power throughout the day. A great leader not only watches what they think but <i>how</i> they think about their business. There are two ways to think. One is "Clear Thinking" that leads …

Self-help

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Forget short-term trading. These three dividend payers are built for the long haul.<p>Buying and holding great dividend stocks is the best way to …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

To age well, we must eat well. There has been a lot of evidence that heart-healthy diets help protect the brain.<p>The latest good news: A study recently published in <i>Neurology</i> finds that healthy seniors who had daily helpings of leafy green vegetables — such as spinach, kale and collard greens — had a …

Nutrition

Drinking alcohol can clear brain waste, study finds

If you're partial to a drink or two, you will love the results of a recent study; researchers have found that a "low" intake of alcohol may help to …