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10 Gadgets to Take Your Home to the Next Level

Be smart and get a smart home.<p>Having a smart home isn’t all getting the news from your washer-dryer or yelling at your fridge to make a dentist …

Smart Homes

New AI Strategy Mimics How Brains Learn to Smell

Machine learning techniques are commonly based on how the visual system processes information. To beat their limitations, scientists are drawing …

Machine Learning

The Robot Takeover Is Coming: Machines Will Do Half Our Work by 2025

Machines and automated software will be handling fully half of all workplace tasks within seven years, a new report from the World Economic Forum …

World Economic Forum

10 communication essentials for employee engagement

Those of us who communicate with employees might wonder whether the effort is worthwhile.<p>After all, employees are quick to delete an email, daydream …

Employment

Study Suggests Probiotic Bacteria and Superbugs Can Produce Electricity

Scientists hope to eventually create 'living batteries.'<p>Scientists have discovered that hundreds of bacterial species are capable of producing …

University of California

These 10 cities are embracing 100% renewable energy

St. Louis, Orlando and Denver have more in common than you'd think.<p>A new report published by the Sierra Club serves as proof that despite the …

Santa Barbara

Google Maps can now calculate the carbon footprint of an entire city

Google Maps is probably one of the best navigation apps to have installed on your smartphone and Google keeps rolling out new features meant to help …

Google Maps

Mushrooms could solve the war on plastic, says Kew Gardens

Fungi could be the key to winning the war on plastic, leading scientists at Kew Gardens has said.<p>The first ever report on the state of the world’s fungi has today revealed that if the natural properties of fungus can be harnessed and developed, plastic could be broken down naturally in weeks rather …

Kew Gardens

Tiny vibrations could transform heating devices, scientists find

A diagram of how the vibrations work<p><b>Ultra-fast vibrations can be used to heat tiny amounts of liquid, Edinburgh scientists have found.</b><p>The researchers say the discovery could have a range of engineering applications.<p>The findings could, in theory, help improve systems that prevent the build-up of ice …

Nanotech

Note-taking: A Research Roundup

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p>Sponsored by Peergrade and 3Doodler<p><b>Let’s talk about note-taking.</b> Every day, in classrooms all over the world, …

Note-Taking

The Formula Jeff Bezos Uses to Identify Great Ideas

The Amazon founder revealed his thought process in a recent interview.<p>Jeff Bezos is currently the richest person on earth. And just this week, Amazon was valued at $1 trillion. It's clear Bezos didn’t get to this point in his career without having a certain skill for identifying and cultivating …

Jeff Bezos

9 free brain-training apps to make you smarter

(Credit: SFIO CRACHO, Shutterstock / SFIO CRACHO)<p>It's never too late to train our brains to improve our intelligence or cognitive abilities. But you're not going to get smart by watching the classic '60s TV show or the 2008 movie "Get Smart." If you truly want to become smarter, it's going to take …

Apps

10 books you need to read that will change your world view

There’s no denying the value of a good book. From informational to entertaining, eye-opening to jaw-dropping, and everything in between, books have …

Books

This neural network lets you build and evolve little AI creatures

The magic of artificial intelligence brings us better Netflix recommendations, better cancer diagnoses, and the ability to becomes gods by creating our own AI-powered creatures and forcing them to evolve for our amusement.<p>So, about those Netflix recommendations… just kidding, lets talk about the …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI, Machine Learning And Other Disruptive Trends Are Defining The Future Of Customer Service

As rapid advancements in technology continue transforming how businesses are developed in the modern world, entrepreneurs are actively exploring smarter ways to operate more efficiently and eliminate issues that have traditionally plagued progress and performance.<p>From enterprise apps that make it …

Customer Service

Your First Garden: What You Need to Know About Topsoil

Welcome to Your First Garden. If you have questions about the basics (as in: what <i>is</i> topsoil?), you’re like me. For newbies like us, I’ll answer them …

Gardening

Mindfulness: The Science Behind the Practice

The practice of mindfulness is everywhere. What is mindfulness? Can it really improve your mental state? What does the research have to say about …

Mindfulness

Innovation Capital: The Secret Ingredient Behind The World's Most Innovative Leaders

What distinguishes the world’s most effective leaders of innovation? It’s not just being creative or the quality of their ideas. Nikola Tesla was arguably a more brilliant inventor than Thomas Edison, but Edison realized tremendous commercial success while Tesla died penniless. Edison not only …

Innovation

World's first floating dairy farm could be wave of the future

You've heard of offshore drilling platforms and offshore wind farms. Now a Dutch company is developing what's being called the world's first offshore dairy farm. Plans call for the high-tech, multilevel facility to open this fall in Rotterdam, a port city about 50 miles southwest of Amsterdam.<p>The …

Farming

How the humanities can deliver for the fourth industrial revolution

What do you teach university students in a post-Google world? In a few minutes, anyone with a smartphone can get basic knowledge about the …

Humanities

Slide-out cameras are the next big thing for smartphones

Apple and seemingly every Android phone maker under the sun want us to embrace the smartphone notch, but things don't have to be this way.<p>There <i>is</i> a …

Mobile Technology

Disposable toothbrush aims to keep both teeth and planet clean | Reuters.com

A freestyle footballer from Ivory Coast wins the first African championships, held in Nigeria<p>Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for …

Ivory Coast

SA’s Snapplify partners Econet for zero-rated e-books

<b>South African edtech startup Snapplify has partnered Econet to make 240,000 e-books and educational resources available to readers around Africa at</b> …

South Africa

8 Books That Eerily Predicted the Future

There has been a lot of chatter about dystopias these days, mostly: are we living in one? Reading news day after day about our tumultuous presidency, …

Books

Transportation: Street

Streets are the stages on which we live our public lives. We use them to commute to work, run errands, exercise, and socialize. They are a defining …

Urban Design

Office Productivity Hacks Entrepreneurs Depend On To Stay Focused And Accomplish Goals

Approximately 65% of employees say they use the internet during the workday for non-work purposes. Whether they are surfing the web, answering personal emails or shopping online, all these distractions result in a 40% loss of productivity for businesses.<p>If all those open tabs on your web browser …

Productivity

How the brain creates the subjective experience of time

Everyone has felt, at one point or another, that time does indeed "fly" when we're having fun. Why does it feel different depending on what we do …

Research

35 New Books To Get Excited About This Fall

1. <i>Heartbreaker</i> by Claudia Dey<p>Random House, Norman Wong<p>The world of Claudia Dey's <i>Heartbreaker</i> is just a little ~off~ right from the start. Maybe it's …

Books

Lego built a drivable Bugatti Chiron with over 1 million pieces

5.3 horsepower and a ‘theoretical’ top speed of 18 miles per hour<p>Bugatti is known for assembling super fast, mind-bogglingly expensive cars by hand. Of course, even if you have the cash, they’re rare enough that you’d probably be better off building your own. According to Lego, that’s apparently …

Lego

Improve Your Reading Retention With These 7 Tips And Tricks

Have you ever found yourself at the end of a book you’ve just finished wondering, <i>what did I just read</i>? (And not in a <i>Gone Girl</i> "what the hell just …

Writing