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Amazon exec explains how Prime Air delivery drones will work

Amazon vice president Paul Misener doesn't know if the company already has a pricing scheme for its Prime Air service, but he knows everything else there is to know about the delivery drones. He talked about the project at length in an interview with <i>Yahoo Tech</i>, where he explained how it will work …

Bill Gates

Exclusive: Watch the Trailer for HBO's New Jihadi Documentary

A new HBO documentary takes a look at the changing face of terrorism in the U.S. almost fifteen years after 9/11.<p><i>Homegrown: The Counter-Terror</i> …

Terrorism

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation

One Word That Will Make You Realize He's Not The One

I have some great dating advice, sparked by a conversation I had today with a friend. My friend has been divorced for a couple years and was in a relationship recently that lasted for several months.<p>Every time I would ask her how it was going, she would say something like, "Good, but..." and then …

Relationships

You Know How Your Hair Looks the Best Right *Before* a Haircut? Here's Why

Sabotage, that's why.<p>I'm no Lavoisier or Bill Nye, but I know a scientific phenomenon when I see one.<p>Four of seven <i>Marie Claire</i> editors have also experienced this anomaly, so as a "journalist" with the "scientific aptitude" of a random dude who builds vinegar-baking soda volcanoes on public-access …

Hair

10 Brutally True Illustrations that Show Our Changed Society

Let’s face it. We are living in a digital age, and there is absolutely no turning back. One of the biggest influences on society these days is social …

Could just two people repopulate Earth?

The last man on Earth is a common trope in fiction – but what if it actually happened? How many people would it take to save our species?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The alien predators arrived by boat. Within two years, everyone was …

Durham University

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Qatar Airways

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- it's several times more powerful than what's needed to blind …

Got a new smartphone? Here's how to get the best out of it

From privacy to backups and the best apps – here’s a guide to get you started with that new smartphone<p>If the holiday season has been kind enough to bestow upon thee a shiny new smartphone, here’s what to do to get the best out of the first few hours and set it up right.<p>Sort out your sim<p>First things …

Apps

6 factors that will shape the global economy in 2016

2016 will be a challenging and difficult year for the global economy.<p>Global growth is picking up somewhat after a number of weak years. A global GDP growth rate of 3.5%, the latest IMF forecast, is lower than the 4.5% average that preceded the decade before the great recession, but it is better …

Economics

Six questions about your phone's battery answered

Battery life is a perennial problem for smartphone owners. While our handsets have become faster and more powerful over the years, smartphone batteries often last less than a day under heavy use, or even moderate use after a few months.<p>The lithium-ion battery has been around for more than two …

Belgium searching for two new 'dangerous' suspects linked to Paris attacks

Belgian authorities announced they were searching for two "armed and dangerous" suspects. The two men had allegedly used false identification papers …

Extremism

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Self-improvement

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a college degree

Luckily there are plenty of high-paying jobs you can get that only require a high-school diploma.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 25 highest-paying jobs that you don't need any college experience to pursue.<p>Each has a median annual salary of at least …

Employment

Only 4% Of The Human Population Can Pass This Test. Can You?

I've been to numerous countries on three continents over the years. I'm incredibly privileged to have been able to experience so much of the world at …

20 Signs You're Not Shy – You're An Introvert

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

The Brain

US government to hit debt ceiling earlier than expected

Treasury Secretary warns government will not be able to borrow more money from November 5<p>The US government will hit a legal debt limit and be unable to borrow more money around November 5 - earlier than expected - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said.<p>In a letter to US Congressional leaders, Mr Lew …

Economics
Pediatrics

Setting the Scene: 7 Airports With Breathtaking Views

<i>By Ally Marotti for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>At some airports, time in the terminal is a little more burdensome than at others. Maybe it's because the nearby food options suck, or because the weather around that airport is always bad, so hope of ever making it home begins to slip slowly away. …

Flying

Why Nepal's supply line remains choked

Why Nepal's supply line remains choked<p><i>The Kathmandu Post</i> sits along with Indian newspapers on the desk of the officer who mans the Seema Suraksha Bal …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

European Travel

Quantum Dawn 3: Financial industry simulates a cyber attack

It could be a plot line from a summer blockbuster movie: A large-scale cyber attack from a number of sources disrupts the U.S. financial system. …

Built By Cities, For Cities

WCCD FINAL from RESONATOR on Vimeo.<p><b>A Proven Set of City Indicators That Can Drive Real Progress Toward SDG 11</b><p>Up until now, the very concepts of "inclusivity," "safety," "sustainability" and "resiliency" were defined and measured in countless different ways.<p>That was until the World Council on City …

Two supermassive black holes are heading for a cosmic mega-collision

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