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10 books every new manager should read

It doesn't help that there's a ton of conflicting management advice out there, and sifting through it could take years.<p>That's why we recommend starting with these 10 books, which offer practical insights on leading a team.<p>We didn't simply stick with traditional business reads — instead, we included …

This solar innovation by a Swedish artist uses surprisingly simple technology to save lives

Petra Wadström, a Swedish designer and artist now in her 60s, doesn’t have an engineering background. Back in 2005, when she came up with the idea for Solvatten—a piece of equipment that makes contaminated water safe to drink—she also didn’t know much about solar power.<p>What Wadsrom did know was …

Particles

How much do Delhi’s top advocates charge?

The colonial-era building with a red sandstone dome on Delhi’s Bhagwan Dass Road is home to an elite class of lawyers who are likely to be the most …

The Tesla Home Battery Changes the Way We Store Energy

The Tesla Powerwall home battery is revolutionizing the way people store energy in their homes. Using electricity generated from solar panels, this …

Clean Energy

7 email newsletters that will make you smarter

And while we can all agree that "content curator" is a ridiculous descriptor, there are indeed some people who do a fantastic job of plucking the web's most awesome articles from the noise of the day.<p>Here are seven of the best, lovingly curated by super smart people.<p>'MediaREDEF' by Jason …

The most controversial red carpet dresses EVER

The red carpet at award ceremonies is one of the most highly visible places on earth, with millions watching the events of the evening unfold on TV …

A wild and chilling theory about what happened to MH370

The pick of the week’s best long reads, including a theory on where Flight MH370 ended up, a socialist robot utopia and why people doubt science.<p><b>Science</b> | The thrill of defeat<p>How science works, at its best. Sydney Brenner and Francis Crick, “two of the 20th Century’s most brilliant geneticists”, …

Best Twitter Reactions as India Beat Pakistan at the Cricket World Cup 2015

India met Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup on Sunday and it is fair to say that people from the two nations were watching keenly, not matter where they were.<p>India even had a pretty big-time new fan.<p>On the five previous occasions the two countries met at the World Cup, India had won, even if this …

Do Dress Codes At The Office Work?

The new owners of Newsweek recently banned micro miniskirts, baseball caps, and “neglected hair.” What does this mean for innovation, productivity, and creativity?<p>Can a company’s dress code make or break productivity?<p>For Ash Sethi, the stringent requirements at his former workplace definitely …

Here's The Letter Steve Ballmer Wrote To Microsoft Employees Explaining Why He's About To Retire

In the meantime, the company's board will be on the hunt for a new CEO.<p>Here's Ballmer's open memo to Microsoft employees about why he's retiring:<p>I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months, after a successor is chosen. There is never a perfect time …

US scientists claim to have built the world's most accurate clock

US scientists say they have built the world's most precise clock, whose ticking rate varies less than two parts in one quintillion, or 10 times better than any other.<p>The clock, made from the element ytterbium, could be used for technological advancements beyond timekeeping, such as navigation …

How New Cars Are Putting All Of Their Power In Half The Space

Next-gen cars' incredible shrinking engines<p>THE TREND<p>Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation threw down the gauntlet: They set a new standard that will require the average car to run at 54.5 miles per gallon—nearly double today's average—by 2025. …

ScienceCasts: The Zero Gravity Coffee Cup

The 5-Move Chess Problem That Was So Hard Even Garry Kasparov Couldn't Figure It Out

As you may have seen earlier, my colleague Joe Weisenthal found a fascinating chess puzzle posted on eminent chess expert Susan Polgar's blog.<p>The problem was solved in a fascinating way.<p>In the aftermath, chess expert Mig Greengard — who is an ally of legend Garry Kasparov's — threw his hat into the …

How to improve your smartphone’s battery life

There are few things more frustrating than watching your smartphone’s battery life drain away by the middle of the day when you just put it in your …

Dutch inventor creates terrifying taxidermied ostrich helicopter

<b>We’ve heard that pigs might fly, but what about an ostrich?</b><p>It’s not exactly clear why Dutch inventor Bart Jansen decided to build this terrifying …

GoEuro's Naren Shaam on revolutionising the travel industry

The 2013 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

Telegraph Travel Awards 2013

The Telegraph Travel Awards 2015-16 give you the chance to reward those operators, people and places that continue to surpass your expectations. These awards have long been the most trusted in the industry. Why? Because they are voted for entirely by Telegraph readers, who are among the most …

Can you guess these cities from the sky?

Sleep with a stranger for a half-price room

Solo travellers around the world are being given the opportunity to save money by splitting the cost of a room with a stranger.<p>Easynest.com, based in San Francisco, is encouraging single globetrotters to set up a profile on its website, indicating their intended destinations and travel dates. They …

The Hottest New Cars For 2014

With the debilitating effects of the economic crisis firmly in the nation’s rearview mirror and new-car sales firing on all cylinders, the 2014 model year is serving up an engaging array of new and fully redesigned models, ranging from family sedans and plush luxury cars to hot sport coupes and …

Paris From Above

Last Sunday, France celebrated Bastille Day, commemorating the start of the French Revolution in 1789 -- the end of monarchy and the beginning of modern France. Reuters photographers Charles Platiau and Gonzalo Fuentes took to the skies above Paris for the occasion, capturing images of the capital …

The Most-Watched TEDTalks: Steve Jobs, Ken Robinson And More (VIDEOS)

"Ideas worth spreading."<p>That's how nonprofit TED (an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design) describes its mission. The organization is celebrated for its semiannual conferences that bring together some of the world's best movers, shakers and thinkers. The TED challenge? Give the talk of …

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a …

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Microsoft Posted New Hardware Certification Requirements for Windows 8.1

During the Worldwide Developers Conference 2013, Microsoft and Intel revealed the new hardware requirements for Windows 8.1 device that will be …