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Reid on Trump's Cabinet picks: 'Quite frankly, scary'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says he finds President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet lineup "scary."<p>"We can go through the list of people he's already chosen and it's, quite frankly, scary," Reid told David Axelrod on "The Axe Files" podcast, produced by the University …

The seven-decade journey to an expanded Panama Canal is coming to a close, despite one last obstacle

The original Panama canal remains of the most ambitious public works projects of all time. But it wasn’t quite ambitious enough: within a few years …

Here's another high-speed 3D printer that creates objects in minutes

If Carbon3D's capability to print out objects 25 to 100 times faster than usual is the reason why you <i>can't wait</i> for it to come out, then you'll love this machine, too. An Australian company has announced it's also working on a super speedy printer called Gizmo 3D. It creates objects out of liquid …

3D Printing

Facebook Introduces Free Friend-To-Friend Payments Through Messages

When you chat with friends about settling debts or splitting the bill, Facebook doesn’t want you to have to open another app like PayPal or Venmo to send them money. So today it unveiled a new payments feature for Facebook Messenger that lets you connect your Visa or Mastercard debit card and tap a …

Akili Wants to Make the First FDA-Approved Game For ADHD

There are many reasons to love video games: They’re wonderful resources for fantasy, fun, social engagement (mostly) and an overall great way to let loose. But video games can do more than just provide hours of entertainment.<p>Akili, a California-based startup, is hoping to create the first …

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Send Money to Friends

Forget "Likes." Facebook users who really want to show their appreciation can now send their friends money. The payments feature was announced on Tuesday and will roll out to users of Facebook Messenger over the next few months. All someone needs to do send money is start a message, click on the …

Anonymously tracking phones through airport security cuts waiting time by a third

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport says that anonymously tracking smartphones through airport security has enabled it to cut the average waiting time by a third.<p>The system, developed by Danish company Blip Systems, scans both WiFi and Bluetooth connections to look for MAC addresses …

Solar plane revs up for historic round-the-world flight

A solar powered plane aims to fly into history on Monday, taking off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-world odyssey to promote alternative energy.

Lithuania: Europe’s secret tech powerhouse?

<i>Edmundas ‘Eddy’ Balcikonis is a co-founder & CEO of TrackDuck startup, which makes simple to use visual feedback tool, ideal for design and web project commenting.</i><p>Lithuania is small. Yet it seems to have one of the most innovative and tech-savvy populations in Europe whose startup ecosystem has …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

What Tinder Did For Dating, Tableau Wants To Do For Spreadsheets

One of Pixar’s founding employees and the ex-CTO of Lucasfilm have a new mission: Reinventing data analysis for the masses.<p>You may not have heard of Tableau, the Seattle-based software firm that helps Fortune 500 companies make sense of their massive spreadsheets. You may not even care about …

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

A Simple Brain Hack for Wiser Decisions | Inc.com

Wisdom is a very valuable trait but also an elusive one. While you can study to get smarter, or perhaps meditate to get calmer, most of us don't know any way to get wiser other than to live, experience, and learn from our errors. Wisdom, in other words, doesn't seem to lend itself to hacks or …

Psychology

See The Wonders And Mysteries Of The Apple Car Revealed In This “Leaked” Commercial

Recently, the world has been buzzing about the possibility of an Apple car. Now it looks like we have an answer to the New Yorker’s question, “Could Jony Ive Pull Off An Apple Car?“<p>Here, in a new (and totally fake) “leaked” commercial from Al Jazeera+ and Dan Ilic, we learn more than a few details …

Chilling pictures of New York City under a thick blanket of ice

The temperatures are so low that on Friday the surface of the Hudson River was covered with blocks of ice.<p>Getty photographer Spencer Platt made the most of the occasion by snapping some amazing shots of the Big Apple covered with ice.

Hudson River

Engineers have created a smartphone HIV test that costs $35 to make

Image copyright Samiksha Nayak for Columbia Engineering.Let’s be honest: Smartphones aren’t necessarily thought of as devices that help to slow the …

Pew Research Center

Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

The human genetic code is very similar to the genetic code of our closest living relative -- the chimpanzee -- sharing around 95 percent. Of all the differences, however, one is particularly interesting: the human brain is a lot bigger than the brain of a chimp. The brain of a chimp weighs, on …

Genetics

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

Three Over-the-Top Luxury Vacations Among Gift Bag Swag for 2015 Oscar Winners

In another somewhat mystifying example of Hollywood excess, this year’s Oscar winners—including Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, and J.K. Simmons—and the rest of the nominees received a swag bag worth nearly $168,000, almost double the value of last year’s freebie bonanza. While …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Driving Toyota i-ROAD: Crazy tilt meets genius strategy

Who says electric cars have to be boring? Toyota’s Prius may be poster child for the eco-pious, but its i-ROAD tilting trike shows there’s still …

Electric Vehicles

TOYOTA i-ROAD - Active Lean Performance

Toyota

These are the five questions Salesforce asks itself before every big decision

The dinner was to celebrate its IPO, one of the biggest moments in any company's history. But Salesforce cofounder Parker Harris also wanted to use it as a chance to thank cofounder and CEO Marc Benioff.<p>So before the dinner was over, Harris walked up to Benioff and gave him a gift: a framed …

The invisible network that keeps the world running

One of the world’s most dazzling engineering feats is largely hidden from view. Travelling with a group called Unknown Fields, Tim Maughan stepped on board a container ship to investigate the humungous, algorithmically-controlled network that supplies most of what you own.<p>It’s been just over 45 …

Shipping

The next miracle material

Most people have never even heard of it, but there's a material out there that can be applied to some surfaces to make them stronger than steel yet lightweight. It's impermeable but flexible. And this naturally occurring, honeycomb-structured substance is being churned out en masse in Spain, of all …

Here's what the world would look like if countries were as big as their population sizes

Because they portray our world in only two dimensions, continents and countries become skewed, as does our perception of how big they truly are.<p>And that doesn't even factor in how many people actually live in these places.<p>Inspired by a similar 10-year-old map by cartographer Paul Breding that …

Innovation and Organizational Culture

Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “Most Innovative Companies 2014” survey. Beside the annual …

The 10 Most Innovative Tech Hubs In The U.S.

As increasing numbers of job seekers turn their attention to startups and the tech industry, every city seems eager to position itself as a hub for innovators and big ideas.<p>But which cities can back up those claims?<p>To determine which of the country’s metro areas were playing backdrop to the most …

The Reason Why Google Glass, Amazon Fire Phone and Segway All Failed

Despite huge fanfare at launch, after a few brief months Google Glass is no longer on the market. The Amazon FirePhone was also launched to great hype, yet sales flopped and the company recently took a $170M write off on inventory.<p><b>Do you blame the CEO?</b><p><i>Fortune</i> mercilessly blamed Fire Phone’s failure …

Google Glass