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Using Nickel Atoms To Convert CO2 Into Usable Energy [Infographic]

Carbon Dioxide or CO2 is pretty much everywhere. Every time we breathe out we make more of it and every day when we drive out cars we create even more. If we were somehow able to convert CO2 into stable energy then a lot of the world’s energy problems could be solved. Well, the fact is we are …

Chemistry

Elon Musk Reveals First Photo of Tunnel Under LA to Bypass Traffic

The tunnels could also one day be used for Musk's Hyperloop transit concept.<p><i>In brief:</i> The Boring Company and Elon Musk have completed about 152 meters of their tunnel project under the city of Los Angeles. Musk posted a photo of the tunnel's progress on his Instagram on Saturday.<p>DIGGING …

Elon Musk

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

This ‘Tetris’ lamp lets you play the classic puzzle game IRL

If you play <i>Tetris</i> for any long period of time, you’ll start dreaming of falling blocks. Make your dreams a reality with this stackable <i>Tetris</i> …

Here Are 4 Simple Ways to Trick Your Stomach Into Feeling Full

While the occasional snack between meals is relatively harmless, incessant snacking can add needless calories to your daily diet, and subsequently …

Toyota's new robotic leg brace will help stroke patients walk again

Toyota is putting some of its car research into helping people walk again.<p>On Wednesday, the company launched a robotic leg brace, the Welwalk WW-100. …

Japet’s Atlas device uses exoskeleton technology to relieve and rehabilitate back pain

At this year’s CES Hardware Battlefield, Japet announced Atlas, a device designed to tackle back pain, which is the No. 1 cause of employee sick leave.<p>Antoine Noel and Damien Bratic met at engineering school. The pair worked together developing robotic hands for children with disabilities, before …

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Netflix Closed Their Last Data Center – Should You Do The Same?

Netflix now runs everything in the cloud, should you be doing this?<br>Image Credit: Televisione StreamingThe Netflix announcement back in August of 2015 …

Amazon Web Services

The best email app on iOS just got a desktop version

Spark, which I humbly believe to be the best email client on iOS, is now available for your Mac. The free app supports most email services, including Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, iCloud, and Exchange (among others) and brings some of your favorite features form other email apps into one really attractive …

Apps

Alphabet's autofocusing contact lens won't be tested in 2016

Bad news if you were hoping that Google's (now Alphabet's) smart contact lenses would be available relatively soon: they're running into some hurdles. Novartis, which is partnering with Alphabet's Verily Life Sciences on an autofocusing lens that addresses farsightedness, says it won't make its …

Wacom's latest smartpads marry pen and paper with digital notes

Despite the many high-tech devices on display here at IFA, sometimes all you want is a pen and paper to jot down notes or draw a quick sketch. Still, there's no reason not to marry ink and tech, which is the driving idea behind Wacom's latest line of smartpads that let you capture handwritten notes …

What Do CIOs Need To Know About Hadoop?

Hadoop is an open source database that has a lot of CIOs excited<br>Image Credit: <!— x -->If there is one IT buzzword that gets everyone excited right …

Big Data

Why Docker != Containers and Docker OSS != Docker Inc.

You try to convey a concept but it’s only when something (else) happens that people have their “Aha moment”.Last year VMware introduced a project …

5 Things That A CIO Should Never Accept In The IT Department

There are some things that no IT department should ever haveImage Credit: Nathan Gibbs CIOs need to make sure that their IT department is a smoothly …

Employment

Docker may be the dumbest thing you do today

Welcome to the enterprise minefieldIt’s clear that Docker is on a tear as it ushers in a brave new world of DevOps. What’s less clear is whether this …

Microservices

5 Questions Every Salesperson Should Memorize | Inc.com

Selling means asking questions but all sales questions are not created equal. Some questions (like "how's the weather?") only lubricate the conversation while other questions (like "what's your current system?") are dull as dirt.<p>Here are five power questions that frame the conversation, reveal …

Selling

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what …

The Alliances that power HBO’s Silicon Valley

Spoiler Alert: Richard is the best manager on the show<p><i>(True spoiler alert: This essay contains spoilers about the Season 3 finale; you have been</i> …

The Motley Fool

Forget the "pack your own lunch" tips. It comes down your house, your car, and your education.

8 Things Science Says We Can Do To Become A Little Happier

Happiness can be fleeting under the best of circumstances. Even people who are basically happy have periods when they’re not, and for those who are prone to depression, it’s always a struggle. The core issue with depression (or one of them) is that it hijacks your urge to <i>want</i> to fix things, which …

Mindfulness

Olympic swimming trials 2016 results: Michael Phelps officially qualifies for Rio, making history

Michael Phelps is the first USA male swimmer to make it to five Olympic Games after winning the 200-meter butterfly finals at the Olympic trials on Wednesday.<p>Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 18 gold medals to his name, and he'll get an opportunity to earn more as he's …

Swimming

The Science Behind How These Geologists Are Turning Carbon Emissions Into Solid Rock

In the North Atlantic Ocean sits a mythical land of fire and ice that has taken the 2016 UEFA European Championship by storm. Created by volcanic eruptions on the boundary between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland remains a literal hotspot; one of the most geologically active …

Carbon Emissions

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Feed Your Elephant First: 8 Ways To Remember What Matters Most To You

The best career advice is useless unless you actually follow it. Most people understand precisely what they must do to strengthen their career, but yet <i>they still don’t do it</i>.<p>If all you needed was wisdom, then self-improvement would work like this…<p><b>You:</b> I’d like to lose 10 pounds.<p><b>Me:</b> Eat less and …

Self-improvement

Belgian Hospitals Employ Robots as Receptionists

Two hospitals in Belgium have employed robots to welcome patients and visitors, in what is reportedly the first use of automata to greet people in a …

Facebook is predicting the end of the written word

Back when humans were first grappling with the impact of a new, global forum for communication, Clay Shirky, a prominent thinker in the digital sphere, made the persuasive argument that the internet made us more creative—even if only in a small way.<p>Indeed, Facebook has arguably made us all writers, …

Mark Zuckerberg

Science ​says this is the single most effective thing to do if you want to raise your kids to be wealthy and successful

For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a free e-book on the subject called "How to Raise Successful Kids." (We're now in the …

Income Inequality