Jacqueline Liu

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10 Brutal Moments In The Conquests Of Genghis Khan

For 30 years, Genghis Khan and his Mongolian horde swept through Asia, slaughtering over one-tenth of the people on Earth and conquering nearly …

Five predictions for the future of collaborative consumption

<i>By Logan Merrick</i><p>The collaborative economy is reinventing what and how we consume, allowing us to buy, rent, swap, sell, trade and gift in ways not …

The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”<p>Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called …

Weekly Dose: LSD – dangerous, mystical or therapeutic?

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a synthetic chemical made from a substance found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains, called ergot.<p>In …

These Two Universities Have Graduated the Most Venture Capital-Funded Female Startup Founders

Two universities soar above the competition when it comes to producing venture capital-backed female founders.<p>According to new data released Thursday …

The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life

A tender reminder that silence is not the absence of sound but the presence of an inward-listening awareness.<p><i>“There are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout,”</i> Henry David Thoreau observed in contemplating how silence ennobles speech. A year earlier, he had written in his …

Elon Musk's brother is building vertical farms in shipping containers

Starting fall 2016, he and fellow entrepreneur Tobias Peggs are planning to launch a new urban farming incubator program, called Square Roots. Musk tells Business Insider that it will give young food-tech entrepreneurs spaces to develop and accelerate their vertical farming startups.<p>Musk and Peggs …

Aquaponics

How San Francisco’s hippy explosion shaped the modern world

You Say You Want a Revolution, the V&A’s new exhibition, explores the birth of late-1960s counterculture that helped spawn Silicon Valley. Alex Needham takes a tour of where it all began, guided by former hippies and subversive visionaries<p>On 12 July 1967, Florida newspaper the St Petersburg Times …

San Francisco

Cientistas descobriram um novo tipo de fogo

Redemoinhos de fogo podem ser devastadores na natureza, mas num ambiente controlado eles são bem bonitos de se ver. E além disso, eles podem ser a …

Os 9 títulos mais machistas dos Jogos Olímpicos do Rio

Simone Biles é a grande sensação da ginástica nestes Jogos Olímpicos. A nadadora Katinka Hosszu bateu o recorde mundial dos 400 metros e está cheia …

Miniature Circular Tattoos Sceneries

L’artiste tatoueuse Eva Krbdk a le don de pouvoir contenir un paysage tout entier dans un minuscule rond. Un joli paysage, le portrait poétique d’une …

Startup economiza água e plástico criando maravilhosos xampus sólidos

Publicidade Anuncie<p>Você sabia que grande parte dos xampus são compostos por 90% de água? Essa característica faz com que os produtos precisem ser …

Gorgeous Photographs of the Milky Way in Bolivia

When he visited Bolivia and more precisely the Salar de Uyuni, which is the largest salt desert in the world, the photographer Daniel Kordan had the …

Bolivia

5 Lessons I Learned As An Entrepreneur So Far

In July 2013 I decided to launch a one day workshop, called AppJamming, to teach a group of primary school girls how to code.<p>Little did I know I was about to embark on a journey which now has led to First Code Academy, now operating in Hong Kong and Singapore, taught over 3000 students and 14 …

Um post do Facebook define exatamente quem é você em "Stranger Things"

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Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

When students start a business in university

<b>It's little more than a decade since Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard at the age of 19 to launch Facebook.</b><p>The social network has made him the fourth-richest man in America and a hero to any aspiring college entrepreneur.<p>Of course Zuckerberg was already something of a prodigy when he started …

Entrepreneurship

10 Common Misconceptions About Hinduism

With nearly one billion people (approximately 14 percent of the world population) belonging to the faith, Hinduism is the third-largest religion on …

Hinduism

San Francisco Night GIF

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The Science of What Makes You You and How Old Your Body Really Is

A biological Ship-of-Theseus exploration of how quickly your body replaces itself, from your nails to your neurons.<p><i>“Life is mostly an exercise in being something other than what we used to be while remaining fundamentally — and sometimes maddeningly — who we are,”</i> Meghan Daum wrote in her …

Literature

An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women in Science

Ada Lovelace, Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Mae Jemison, and more pioneers who conquered curiosity against tremendous cultural odds.<p>When pioneering scientist Vera Rubin was a little girl in the 1930s, she longed to be an astronomer but had never met a sole person of that vocation in real life. Decades …

Anger is an energy for a new wave of women in pop culture

In 1995, O.J. Simpson case lead prosecutor Marcia Clark was fighting a battle against anger. Not the one roiling outside the courtroom, where years of police brutality turned the trial into a referendum on race.<p>The one inside the courtroom where Clark's performance was increasingly judged as …

Feminism

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

Immune System

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