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A 3-D Printed Desert Tower Made Of Sand

When erecting skyscrapers in the desert, why not build out of the most plentiful material around? That’s the idea behind a new proposal for a group of 3-D printed sand skyscrapers, a scientific research facility called “Sand Babel.” The speculative design earned an honorable mention in eVolo …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Woody Allen: What I've Learned

Writer and Director, 77, New York City<p><i>Allen was photographed on June 3 at his office in Manhattan. His forty-eight picture as a director,</i> Blue Jasmine<i>, is now in theaters. Interviewed June 4, 2013</i><p><b>My two teenage girls</b> think of me as ancient. But I'm up before them and wake them to go to school.<p><b>What</b> …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Do We Really Need Car Dealerships Anymore?

Electric car company Tesla is finding itself fighting it out in state courts for the right to sell vehicles directly to the consumer rather than through a locally owned dealership. But why does America have the dealership franchise system in the first place, and does it make any sense to keep</b> …

New York State

DIY Personal Jet Clocks In at 200 MPH and a Cool $125K

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — It's time to channel your inner Maverick and buzz the tower in your own personal jet.<p>Sonex is finally selling the tiny …

Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

What is Inbound Marketing?

Inbound marketing helps you attract customers with content designed to attract qualified prospects, convert them into leads and customers, and grow …

Best Advice I Ever Got: Yosef Martin | Inc.com

<i>in his one-bedroom condo in 2003 with nothing but $375--and these three pieces of advice.</i><p>When I was an international student working toward my BA, I took a risk and jumped into the closeouts market. I founded Merchandize Liquidators in 2003, working with high-end department stores and manufacturers …

Couples Who Meet Online Have Better Marriages

(Photo: Don Hankins)<p>A new study by the University of Chicago’s <b>John Cacioppo</b> finds that couples who met online went on to have more fulfilling …

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As someone who has experienced depression I found I could relate to this article so thought I’d repost it and give it a wider audience

As someone who has experienced depression I found I could relate to this article so thought I’d repost it and give it a wider audience.<p><i>A couple of weeks ago I wrote a small article for MCN that - for several reasons - was edited down to remove a few of the more personal elements of the story.</i><p><i>I have no issue at all with this - and fully understand the reason as to why people thought it wise to hide some of my health issues from the wider readership, but in the intervening weeks since publication</i> …

Tepui Roof Top Tents

Tepui make Rooftop mounted tents for serious adventurers. The tents include universal mounting brackets allowing you to easily mount directly to your …

Researchers Discover Key to Super-Durable Ancient Roman Concrete

Concrete is one of the world’s most widely-used building materials, and it has an enormous carbon footprint – but researchers recently unearthed …

Engineering

Sagita's hot air-powered Sherpa rethinks the ultra-light helicopter

The Sherpa's propulsion system bears explaining a little more fully. Rather than driving the rotors directly, the Sherpa's engine instead powers a …

Building An App In 45 Minutes With Meteor

That would work, but I was afraid it would prove to be too much effort. <b>If I’ve learned one thing in my years as a designer, it’s that people are …

3D Ship Drawn on Three Flat Sheets of Paper by Ramon Bruin | Colossal

<p>Artist Ramon Bruin (previously) recently drew this fun anamorphic illusion that appears to be a 3D ship but is actually a skewed drawing on three …

The Battle For Your Energy Bill

One of the most commonly cited barriers to investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy in the built environment is that the payback is too long.<p>Private‐sector capital commonly chases investments with paybacks between three and five years in the commercial property space and financing …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

NeverWet Waterproof Spray Now Available for $20 from Home Depot (video)

Remember NeverWet? I told you about it in November of 2011 and the product, partially due to me (grin), exploded on Reddit. However, and as many …

The Disney Recipe

In a recent interview, Jeffrey Katzenberg described his first day at Disney as the newly appointed head of The Walt Disney Studios. The equally new Disney CEO, Michael Eisner, gave him a simple, unambiguous mandate: fix animation at Disney.<p>Although a veteran in the film business, Katzenberg had no …

Making Management as Simple as Frisbee

Complexity is not a new condition. While it’s true that many aspects of life have become more densely connected and unpredictable, the fact is that our world is inherently complex. Most of the environments we move in and tasks we perform require us to deal with interdependent and dynamic …

6 Steps to a Perfect Pitch | Inc.com

No matter how obvious it may seem that you have a winning idea, the ultimate success of your company is entirely dependent on how well you can personally drum up interest, excitement, and investment.<p>Which means you need to pitch. A lot.<p>Ironically, the ultimate goal in developing your pitch is to …

Hottest New-Car Lease Deals Under $300/Month

Apparently consumers know a good deal with they see one. Driven largely by high residual values, rock-bottom interest rates, loosening credit and aggressive marketing, new-car leasing is at record high rates, according to Experian Automotive in Schaumburg, Ill. Leasing now accounts for 27.5 percent …