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‘Burps of Death’ in the Bermuda Triangle?

03/15/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>Researchers say methane bubbling to the surface of the ocean could explain the sudden loss of ships in the western North Atlantic. (Guardian)<p>Use today’s MapMaker Interactive map to find the …

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

Entrepreneurship

Nvidia's new graphics cards are a big deal

'Almost irresponsible amounts of performance'<p>The hotly anticipated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 is now official, marking a major leap in performance and efficiency with the introduction of the new Pascal architecture. How major? Take the ultra beefy and expensive Titan X graphics card from last year, …

Virtual Reality

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Apple Takes A Deeper Step Into The Enterprise With SAP Partnership

Apple currently owns the premium mobile consumer device market and is even the preferred premium BYOD mobile device in the enterprise. However, this doesn’t mean that enterprises have signed up to ditch their PCs or Macs. Apple knows this. Apple is on a long-term journey and is striking strategic …

Any Xbox One can now be a dev kit for universal Windows apps

Microsoft is finally ready to deliver on the promise of Windows apps running on the company's Xbox One gaming console. Today at its Build 2016 keynote, it was announced that universal apps will arrive on Xbox with this summer's Anniversary Update. Cortana, Microsoft's personal assistant, will be …

Nokia will buy Withings for $191 million

Nokia has announced that it's going to buy Withings for €170 million ($191 million). The French health and wearables company will become a division of Nokia Technologies, home to the Ozo Camera and N1 Tablet. It's another step towards Nokia's re-emergence as a consumer brand after Microsoft bought …

Nokia

Windows 10 apps are coming to the Xbox One this summer

Microsoft is planning to allow developers to bring Windows 10 apps to the Xbox One this summer. While Microsoft plans to reveal more about its Xbox One app store at Build later this month, Microsoft's Jason Ronald revealed at GDC today that Windows 10 apps will be able to run on the Xbox One in the …

20+ Movie Scenes Before-And-After Special Effects

You probably already know that many movies use visual effects to enhance (or sometimes ruin) our cinematic experience, but you probably didn't …

'Summon' Feature Lets Tesla Vehicles Park Themselves With No Driver In The Seat

Tesla Model S, I summon thee!<p>Last fall, Tesla Version 7.0 was sent over the air to Tesla Model S computers as they were sleeping snug in their garages. When the cars woke up, they had Autopilot features that assisted their humans with highway driving, particularly lane keeping, lane changing, and …

Tesla

Insurer Must Pay For Exoskeleton, Says Medical Review Board

Walking isn’t a want, it’s a need<p>A medical review board has granted a ReWalk exoskeleton to a wheelchair-bound patient in the northeastern U.S.—and his insurance will pay for it, according to ReWalk. This could set a precedent for how insurance providers handle these sorts of claims, and even how …

Exoskeletons

7 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Right Now

Whether you want to be inspired, entertained, or just learn a thing or two about money, there are so many podcasts out there that deliver. Here are …

6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to understand how NOT to do something—to …

LG's modular G5 is its most daring flagship phone ever

LG is in a tricky position: starting with the G2, it's made consistently lovely flagship smartphones, but it can't even crack the top five top-selling mobile brands. The time has come for something seriously off the wall, and, well, LG went for it. Say hello to the LG G5, the most ambitious …

Half The World's Population Will Be Short-Sighted by 2050

Time to go outside.<p>If current trends continue, half the world’s population (almost 5 billion) will be short-sighted in just over three decades, with …

Can you solve the '100 hat riddle' used by Google in job interviews?

A riddle used during job interviews for Google has proven to be no problem for artificial intelligence.<p>A team from the University of Oxford, Canadian …

Are HR Chiefs The Biggest Cyber Threat?

Chief human resource officers (CHROs) are not taking cyber threats seriously, and they are failing to train employees on how to deflect even the simplest hacks.<p>90% of all malware requires human interaction before it can infect its target (i.e. clicking on an email and opening a Word doc), according …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Spotify user? Your account information may have been compromised

You may be sharing more than just your playlists if you’re a Spotify Premium user — new reports suggest that a recent data breach has compromised …

It's 2016, But Nearly Half of U.S. Small Businesses Still Don't Have a Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard to imagine the world without the Internet.<p>For some of us, that is: It may be 2016, but 46 percent of U.S. small businesses still don’t have a website for their company, according to a report released by business-to-business …

Small Business

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

7 Indicators Of Employee To Entrepreneur Potential

As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, and having graduated from a big company myself, I talk to many people who have spent years struggling up the corporate ladder who dream of jumping ship and becoming an entrepreneur. I typically suggest that the grass always looks greener on the other side, and …

'Fallout 4' is the DICE Awards game of the year

Bethesda's <i>Fallout 4</i> has taken home the top prize at the DICE Awards. The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' ceremony -- now in its 19th year -- also gave the developer best RPG and game direction for <i>Fallout 4</i> and best mobile game for <i>Fallout Shelter.</i><p>Although Bethesda took home the most …

Mental Floss

It Only Takes Five Minutes to Become a Morning Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you start your day sets the context and your mindset for the rest of the day.<p>Yet, most people start the day with procrastination by hitting the snooze button, telling their subconscious that they don’t even have the self-discipline to …

Christmas Eve

Microsoft’s Edge browser to get much-needed boost in next Windows 10 build

Microsoft is hoping to turn Edge into the browser of the future, and to do that it plans to update it a lot more in upcoming Redstone builds for …

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Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as …

Time Management

Thatcher effect: The 35-year-old optical illusion that will work on almost anyone

A 35-year-old optical illusion is still astounding people. And it all revolves around a rotated picture of Margaret Thatcher.<p>But, as with many …