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Hurricane Florence: Royal Caribbean ship delays return to Baltimore to avoid storm

Passengers on a Baltimore-based cruise ship are getting their vacations extended by three days thanks to Hurricane Florence.<p>In a Thursday afternoon tweet, Royal Caribbean chief meteorologist James Van Fleet said the line's Grandeur of the Seas won't return to Baltimore until late Sunday — more than …

Royal Caribbean

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

Deep Listening

Near the holiest site of one of the world’s oldest religions, a small group of scientists, scholars, writers and religious leaders gathered to …

A new way of propelling spacecraft may open up the asteroid belt

SPACE travel is expensive. Missions such as <i>Cassini</i>, a recently ended exploration of Saturn and its moons, and <i>New Horizons</i>, a trip to Pluto and one or …

Space Travel

Why Introverts Struggle to Figure Out Who They Are

Thanks to the work of Introvert, Dear and others, what we might call <i>introvert awareness</i>—the realization that introverts possess a special set of …

Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days after biggest anti-Kremlin demonstrations in five years

A Russian opposition leader has been jailed after leading the largest anti-Kremlin protests in five years.<p>Alexei Navalny, 40, was jailed for 15 days for disobeying a police officer at Sunday's protest against government corruption in Moscow.<p>Earlier he was fined 20,000 rubles (£280) for taking part …

A College Without Classes

Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.<p>MANCHESTER, Mich.—Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be …

Articles about how buy shipping container on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

10 Solar System Mysteries That Baffle Our Best Scientists

Even though we’ve already told you about the mysteries of our solar system here, here, and here, we’re back with more mysterious sights and sounds …

Is Time An Illusion and the Future Already Written, As Einstein Thought?

“Some physicists say that the future is already written in today,<br>but I think that they are not taking quantum uncertainty seriously.<br>Quantum …

Cape Town

Refugees given a chance to grow their future in US

The New Roots agricultural programme provides resettled refugees land, education, and support for a future in farming.<p><b>Sacramento, California -</b> Ram Khatiwoda was 10 when he and his family were forced off their land in Bhutan, carrying only a backpack with them to Nepal, where they would spend nearly …

Farming

Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, …

9 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 9 A.M.

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict the</i> …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Tesla’s New Strategy Is Over 100 Years Old

Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Edison did not invent the lightbulb. Twenty or so inventors and labs had already come up with similar designs when he patented his in 1879. What Edison really invented was affordable and accessible electric light.<p>Edison’s breakthrough was guided by a fundamental …

What Will It Take for Factory-Built Prefab Housing To Become the Norm?

Leaders in modular construction and prefab need to scale up to get more people thinking inside the box.<p>Environmental efficiency, customization, and affordability: The trends shaping the housing market could spur an increase in prefab. Industry leaders feel momentum behind factory-built housing, but …

Mind Blowing on Twitter: "Designs change the way we look at things: http://t.co/7Bs42JmrbW"

Sens. Chris Coons and Tammy Baldwin: Manufacturing Jobs for America — A Plan for Jobs and Growth - GE Reports

This bipartisan effort gaining momentum in Congress will ensure manufacturing’s renaissance.<p>Americans have come a long way from the depths of the …

Quantum Entanglement Verified: Why Space Is Just The Construct That Gives The Illusion Of Separate Objects

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Multiple sources show how what we call "Dark Matter" might actually represent the quantum vacuum, a 'substance' that could make up …

Space War Threats Highlighted By '60 Minutes' Grounded In U.S. Defense Spending Scandals

The CBS program ’60 Minutes’ gave the United States a wake-up call tonight with its broadcast about China’s development of weapons to use against U.S. military satellites. This intersects with several linked recent and ongoing defense procurement scandals involving military space purchases.<p>This …

Vertical farms, smart ceilings and national pride at the world fair

Expo Milano is a makeshift city studded with spectacular pavilions. In an attempt to outshine each other at the world fair, which opens today, 143 countries brought in their A-list teams of architects, innovators and culinary experts to design their temporary buildings. The UK built a beehive …

James Beard Foundation

NASA Has Trialled an Engine That Would Take Us to Mars in 10 Weeks

And may have inadvertently created a warp drive in the process.<p>NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the …

Space Travel

Does My Business Need Social Media?

With millions of regular users on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms businesses are often excited to get involved,even if it isn’t in their best …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Larry Summers has a major warning for the US economy, and everyone should be paying attention

On Monday, we published Larry Summers' latest op-ed in The Washington Post, which opened with the former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president writing, <b>"This past month may be remembered as the moment the United States lost its role as the underwriter of the global economic system."</b><p>What Summers …

The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

Rare Earth

Our House Of Cards Economy

President Frank Underwood’s major domestic policy proposal in the third season of Netflix’s “House of Cards” is America Works, a universal employment program designed to propel Underwood to a successful election as president in 2016.<p>“Could the fictional jobs program work in real life?” asks Hunter …

What Does A Successful Country Look Like? [English]

Changing Your Trajectory to Live a Life of Purpose

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings</b><p>For a long time, I felt disconnected from my life. I'd spent most of it on …