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The Bag That Gets You Through TSA Without Unpacking

In my continuing effort to travel in a more compact, organized fashion, I decided to try a carryon bag that promises to speed through airport X-Ray machines without having to pull out laptops, IPads and all of the various electrical cords. The bag is produced by a company called ecbc, the system is …

Articles about earth friendly african retreat thats actually made earth on Dwell.com - Dwell

From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.<p>A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...<p>In the midst of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, surrounded by …

Costa Rica

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, Ph.D.—especially …

Nutrition

How to Hack Your Calendar and Create More Time in Your Day

Instead of trying to manage the time you have, maximize it.<p>Walk down the personal improvement aisle at your local bookstore and you'll find dozens and dozens of books on the subject of time management--shelf after shelf of them.<p>The authors of those books really do mean well. They're trying to help …

2014 - The Year In Energy

The year 2014, ending today, saw a lot of exciting, and horrible, things happen in the energy world:<p>- OPEC’s battle with the United States produced the lowest gasoline prices since 2009 (Brookings)<p>- Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced in September plans to construct a “Giga factory” in Nevada to pump out …

Can Tech Startups Solve Serious Urban Problems? These Companies Think So

In the startup world, incubators have become a common part of the landscape, helping entrepreneurs get new ideas off the ground.<p>A new incubator, Tumml, focuses on an area that has not been as much of a focus for startups: urban problems. Tumml, founded in 2012 by former MIT Sloan MBA graduates …

How Data and Analytics Can Help the Developing World

While commentators routinely discuss the opportunities for the United States and many other developed countries to use data and analytics to improve …

Beyond Open Data: The Data-Driven City

<i>Being a data-driven city is about more efficiently and effectively delivering the core services of the city. Being data-driven is not primarily a</i> …

Business ideas for 2014: Data analytics - Startups.co.uk: Starting a business advice and business ideas

It is estimated 90% of all the information on the web has been created in the last two years.<p>Social media and mobile devices are driving a veritable …

High-Volume Data Collection and Real Time Analytics Using Redis - Strata 2013

In this talk, we describe using Redis, an open source, in-memory key/value store, to capture large volumes of data from numerous remote sources while …

Business Models That Take Advantage of Open Data Opportunities - The Governance Lab @ NYU

The OKFestival—hosted by the Open Knowledge Foundation—brought together more than 1,000 participants from around the globe working on various aspects …

The Most And Least Profitable Businesses To Start

• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<p>The data were drawn from recent financial statements for nearly 100,000 privately held companies in the U.S.--most with annual revenues under $10 million--and bucketed by Internal Revenue Service classifications. We included only industries for …

Open data economy: Eight business models for open data and insight from Deloitte UK

When I asked whether the push to free up government data was resulting in economic activity and startup creation, I started to receive emails from …

Thinking of Starting a Business? Lock Down Profits in Virtual Data Rooms

Bringing big companies' critical data to the cloud is big business. Everything you need to know to get started.<p>Virtual data rooms let you store and access lots of documents in the cloud--thousands and thousands of them: Think souped-up versions of Dropbox for the corporate user.<p>Your customers would …

How open data empowers citizens of poorer nations

IT WAS the children who were hit hardest. Some 400 died of lead poisoning, and thousands more became sick when gold mining operations ran amok near …