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The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

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Singapore-Israel Cooperation Leads to World's First Civilian Fuel Cell UAV

Singapore-Israel Cooperation Leads to World’s First Civilian Fuel Cell UAV<p>Published: 21 Feb 2014 | Author: Mike Rees<p>Horizon Energy Systems of …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Five Steps To Master Big Data and Predictive Analytics in 2014

As recently as the past two years, one of the seminal issues regarding Big Data was storage, especially with respect to the exponential growth and size of unstructured data that did not fit into databases (<i>e.g.</i>, video feeds, PowerPoint presentations). Indeed petabytes and exabytes of data exist in …

Egg Replacing Startup Hampton Creek Foods Raises $23 Million From Asia's Richest Man And Yahoo Cofounder Jerry Yang

Hampton Creek Foods CEO and founder Josh Tetrick seems to have a knack for attracting the interest of the world’s billionaires. After drawing the support of Bill Gates, the world’s wealthiest man, Tetrick can now count Asia’s richest, Li Ka-shing, as an investor.<p>On Monday, the company announced a …

Inside The New Tech That Is Changing How Hospitals Connect With Patients

Healthcare providers have long been the gatekeepers of health information. If a patient wanted answers, he or she often had to place a phone call, leave a message, wait for an appointment, wait for test results, and wait for the doctor’s analysis. Every follow-up question meant another wait.<p>But a …

Why the future of health care may depend on tearing down the hospital

Adel Doss has seen the inside of a hospital too many times to count.<p>The 54-year-old Toronto resident, who has Type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis, fell in his home last fall, leaving him with two broken arms and so frail he had to be hospitalized.<p>Mr. Doss spent a month recuperating at Toronto's …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

Vitol pays $2.6 billion for Shell's Australian refinery, petrol stations

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Top global oil trader Vitol SA VITOLV.UL is buying Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.L) Australian refinery and petrol stations for about $2.6 billion in its biggest acquisition, looking to grab a share of a growing oil product market.<p>A Shell sign is seen at a petrol station in …

HSBC to announce bonuses totaling $4 billion: report

Europe's biggest bank is expected on Monday to announce the size of its bonus pool, a sensitive issue as many Britons still blame banks for the 2008 financial crisis after which the state was forced to bail out RBS and Lloyds.<p>Earlier this month Barclays prompted an angry reaction from politicians …