Jorge Consuegra Paillan

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How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

<b>We get promoted because of our IQ and we get fired because of our lack of EQ.</b><p>I remember when I was first promoted to a leadership position, I was so proud, and yet I was so unprepared too.<p>It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the …

Physicists investigate the structure of time, with implications for quantum mechanics and philosophy

(Phys.org)—Although in theory it may seem possible to divide time up into infinitely tiny intervals, the smallest physically meaningful interval of …

The One Regret Everyone Has After Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Why 2015 may be remembered as a transformative year for how we get energy

The United States is on track to shut down a record amount of coal-fired power plants in 2015. At the same time, it has installed a record amount of new solar energy capacity.<p>The past year, in other words, hints at a historic transition for the U.S. energy sector. From dramatic price plunges for …

Fossil Fuels

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

5 of the best iPhone widgets you’ve never heard of

On Thursday, I ran a simple post that covered 10 of the best iPhone widgets in the App Store. Widget support isn’t new on Apple’s iOS platform, but …

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

Entrepreneurship

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

Off-grid

In Clean Car Race, China Beats Prius, Tesla To Cuba

When Cubans open the flood gates to American tourists, the modern, electric vehicle fleets they see on the roads alongside the tradition cars from the 1950s would have been built in China and not Japan, not the U.S.<p>On Friday, Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD (Build Your Dreams) said it will …

Illiteracy about this energy source is outright killing millions of people worldwide every year

<i>This article originally appeared on Quora as Ryan Carlyle's answer to the question:What are some policies that would improve millions of lives, but people still oppose?</i><p><b>Anti-science activism and statistics-illiterate fear-mongering are killing millions of people.</b> It's shocking and horrifying to …

Nuclear Energy

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Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

Exactly four centuries ago this year, Galileo sent a letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany to implore the powers-that-be of the time to accept the scientific fact that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the reverse.<p>It was not a new idea -- the ancient Greek Aristarchus made the same …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

This startup just scored a deal to install a massive number of Tesla grid batteries

A three-year-old, well-connected San Francisco startup has signed a contract to buy and install a whopping 500 megawatt hours worth of grid batteries …

SpaceX Has a Radical New Invention Idea

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning a new network of satellites, and they’ll come with an interesting function: an Internet connection.<p>According to an …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Billion-dollar startups everywhere — but no billion-dollar entrepreneurs (yet)

Over the weekend Heidi Roizen wrote a post that was extensively shared across the tech industry: “How to Build a Unicorn From Scratch — and Walk Away with Nothing.” Go read it right now if you haven’t already, it’s well worth your time; I can wait for a moment… will make an espresso in the meantime.<p>…

Venture Capital

World’s Most Beautiful Train Stations

This station in the central 10th Arrondissement is one of the busiest and most picture-perfect in Europe. The façade is sculpted with 23 statues …

10 of the best beaches … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/24/1429896408101/07566b2b-290d-40a6-b741-c96d15bcff6b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Beaches

Utilities May Lose More Grid-Connected Customers, And Billions of Dollars

A rebounding economy will lead to greater demand, rising electricity rates and falling costs tied to technology — especially energy storage devices that could facilitate the use of rooftop solar panels. For utilities, that means fewer grid connected customers and possible declines in revenue of $35 …

California's push for clean energy has a problem: no place to store it

On a quiet Sunday morning last April, power plants were pumping far more energy into California's electricity grid than residents needed for their refrigerators, microwaves and television sets.<p>So officials made an odd request in a state that prides itself on leadership in renewable energy: They …

Clean Energy

Rare 'severe' geomagnetic storm is hitting Earth right now

A rare G4, "severe" geomagnetic storm, is underway. It has the potential to disrupt radio transmission signals, cause problems with the electrical …

Puerto Rico: the Caribbean without all the edges sanded off

This isn’t Puerto Rico’s first moment in the sun. Back in the Sixties, the island found itself fleetingly one of the most fashionable destinations in the Caribbean. Banned from Cuba, high-society “snowbirds” from the north-eastern United States were happy to slum it for a slice of easily accessible …

4-Star Planets, Oceans On Mars, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

History of Fashion: Ancient Egypt

Fashion is about moving forward, with new ideas, new silhouettes, and new innovations. But as with history, to learn about the future we must look to …

Ancient History

US scientists say 'climate intervention' strategies are unlikely to work

"There is no substitute for dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate the negative consequences of climate change," said the National Research Council in a two-part report on proposed climate-intervention techniques.<p>"If society ultimately decides to intervene in Earth's climate, …

National Academy of Sciences

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

Islam

New Technology Could Boost Solar Cell Efficiency By 30 Percent

Scientists looking to boost the efficiency of solar panels are taking a fresh look at an exotic physics phenomenon first observed nearly 50 years ago …