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New solar panel makes electricity from rain water

Chinese scientists have modified solar panels to produce a current when in contact with water.<p>Solar panels offer a clean source of energy, and in …

Solar Panels

Germany unveils zero-emissions train that only emits steam

Germany is set to introduce the world’s first zero-emission passenger train to be powered by hydrogen.<p>The Coradia iLint only emits excess steam into …

Bill Gates says he doesn't regret dropping out of Harvard

In a new interview with Bloomberg, Gates says that he doesn't have many regrets. He says he liked lots of things about college — "there were smart people around, and they fed you, and they gave you these nice grades that made you feel smart" — but he doesn't think he missed out on much.<p>"It was …

Bill Gates

5 truths you have to embrace to break free of your job and work for yourself

While this is certainly great news for the economy, it proves one thing to me: We need more entrepreneurs.<p>While it's wonderful to see more people with jobs, a decrease in poverty and an improving economic climate, let's get real: $56,000 is not that much money. It's barely enough to live on, let …

Self-improvement

World's Largest Solar Project Would Generate Electricity 24 Hours a Day, Power 1 Million U.S. Homes

The race to build the world's largest solar power plant is heating up. California-based energy company SolarReserve announced plans for a massive …

A new generation of 5G will change everything from platforms to self-driving cars

The high-speed wireless network will be a critical component in the federal government’s agenda to develop the next level of U.S. innovation.<p>This week, President Obama will arrive in Pittsburgh to convene the first-ever White House Frontiers Conference. The conference will bring together innovators …

What if we could turn CO2 back into fuel? Researchers get one step closer

Burning fossil fuels is a handy source of energy, but it releases huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, warming the Earth's climate, …

A neuroscientist explains how Pokémon Go is messing with your brain

Pokémon Go is hijacking your brain’s reward systems.<p>You know, those little neuron groups that make you experience pleasure and positive …

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share115<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 149<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

Why nice bosses finish first

Share33<p>Tweet<p>Share90<p>+11<p>Shares 124<p>Many bosses assume that a leader needs to be aloof and tough on employees in order to be effective. They fear that …

Proof That Fancy Job Perks Can’t Keep Millennials Happy

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

How Technology From the 50s Could Answer Our Growing Energy Problem

Most of the talk today centers around clean energy, and whether ramping up solar and wind initiatives will produce enough energy to replace the dying coal industry...and save us from the consequences of fossil fuels.<p><i>Photo Source</i><p>While the idea of nuclear power conjures images of three-eyed fish, …

Nuclear Energy

3 Easy Moves to Make Your Money Last Your Lifetime

No matter how much you've saved for retirement, it's natural to wonder: Will it be enough?<p>We're all looking forward to retirement, and if we're …

If Your Friends Want You to Hire Them, Here’s What You Do

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

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence