Kyle Marquand

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Stephen Hawking just got dissed: His basic maths is wrong says scientist friend

Stephen Hawking's ideas about the origins of the universe challenged by one of his closest friends.<p>Ouch! Stephen Hawking, the world's most famous …

Why Being a “Pro” Photographer is Overrated.

heART by Annette KimIn photography, Apple devices, and more– we all want to be “Pro.” But what if it wasn’t desirable to be a “Pro” and it was better …

Planet Nine Is Put on Trial in Absentia

Breathless media coverage notwithstanding, the cases for and against a hypothetical Planet Nine in the outskirts of the solar system remain …

Stephen Hawking issues dire warning: ‘Humans need to leave Earth’

World-famous physicist Stephen Hawking is claiming Earth is on an unstoppable downward trajectory and that humans need to make plans to leave this planet for another inhabitable place if they want to survive.<p>During a speech at the Norwegian Starmus event, a festival celebrating science and art, …

Why Socialism Is Back as a Political Force That Will Only Grow

Socialism saw its heyday in the 20th century when its ideas were adapted by a number of countries, in a variety of bastardizations of its message. In …

This Entrepreneur's Secret for Going From Bartender to 7-Figures a Year

Instead trying to get hordes of customers, he focused on getting a few who pay top dollar.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you run a business, or you’re an entrepreneur, or simply a freelancer. You offer a service, a great one, and you want to make a …

Marketing

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

How do you revive tired hardwood floors or a piece of antique furniture? Answer: You stain 'em back to their former glory. There's no need to walk …

Why Apple’s New HQ Is Nothing Like the Rest of Silicon Valley

“I think we have a shot at building the best office building in the world” were the words Steve Jobs used to describe Apple’s new headquarters in 2011. The grand vision at the heart of his last project is now being unveiled as Apple finalizes construction on Apple Park. Wired called the facility …

Innovation

In 10 Years, Your iPhone Won’t Be a Phone Anymore

Siri will be the conductor of a suite of devices, all tracking your interactions and anticipating your next moves<p>It’s 2027, and you’re walking down the street, confident you’ll arrive at your destination even though you don’t know where it is. You may not even remember why your device is telling …

Mobile

This Is Why Your Brain Hates Public Speaking So Much

Early humans were hunter-gatherers, not orators.<p>You’re often nervous when it’s your turn to get up to speak. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a packed auditorium or a small conference room with less than a dozen colleagues: your palms sweat, your mouth feels dry, and your heart races.<p>This type of …

Public Speaking

Class Ed.

On the evening of Nov. 8, the feminist legal scholar Joan C. Williams made an early exit from an election night party once she realized it was over: Donald J. Trump was going to win. Her editor at Harvard Business Review had been asking her to write something about gender and the election, but …

The best clothing iron

<i>By Jackie Reeve</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After we spent more than …

Shopping

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Check out the Islamic architecture and mozaic tiles at this Azerbaijan spot.Shutterstock/Hasanov Jeyhun<p>As the summer holidays draw near, it's time to …

The Benefits of Taking a Slower Approach to Innovation

In our experience, managers tend to focus their innovation efforts on processes that are either large in scale (new products and business models ) or swift in development (hackathons, rapid prototyping, or emerging platforms). There’s nothing wrong with this, per se, as both approaches can pay huge …

Innovation

Uranus ‘gapes wide open for blasts of hot wind’, scientists claim

Uranus ‘opens wide’ on a daily basis to let in blasts of solar wind – then it clenches shut again, scientists have claimed.<p>The solar system’s rudest …

An Advanced AI Has Been Deployed to Fight Against Hackers

Guarding A Global Grid<p>It takes a truly massive network of hundreds of thousands of computers to help scientists around the world unravel the …

Artificial Intelligence

What Happens as a Planet Forms?

A Synestia!<p>A long time ago, in a nebula that no longer exists, our newborn planet was hit with a giant impact so energetic that it melted part of the …

Universe

The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

Albert Einstein Writes the 1949 Essay “Why Socialism?” and Attempts to Find a Solution to the “Grave Evils of Capitalism”

Albert Einstein was a complicated human being, with a wide range of interests. His personality seemed balanced between a certain chilliness when it …

Albert Einstein

What Does an Aspiring Founder Need to Know?

Alice, an outstanding 24-year-old engineer working for a top technology company, wants to launch her own startup within the next five years, but she doesn’t yet have a venture concept. What knowledge and skills does Alice need to lead a technology venture? And what’s the best way to acquire that …

Harvard Business School

#EndorseThis: John Oliver Analyzes Trump’s “Tapes” Confession

How uplifting to have John Oliver break down the madness that now constitutes our daily news feed from the White House — such as the latest emissions …

Genius

Before You Agree to Take on New Work, Ask 3 Questions

During the 2009 recession, I took a high-profile job with a marketing agency. On the surface, it looked like a dream opportunity. The clients were …

Motivation

I Meditated Every Day Before My Workout For A Week And I Achieved The Impossible

As a yoga teacher, meditation is an extremely important part of my daily practice.<p>Essentially, meditation seeks to transform the mind in some way …

Meditation

Another New Explanation For Dark Matter

Could black matter have been fluctuating form the whole time? Even though dark matter constitutes 85 percent o f mass in the Universe, scientists …

Male and Female Entrepreneurs Get Asked Different Questions by VCs — and It Affects How Much Funding They Get

There is an enormous gender gap in venture capital funding in the United States. Female entrepreneurs receive only about 2% of all venture funding, despite owning 38% of the businesses in the country. The prevailing hope among academics, policy makers, and practitioners alike has been that this gap …

Entrepreneurship

12 golden rules to achieve the fit body of your dreams

With his 360° approach, Russell Bateman, the founder of The Skinny Bitch Collective, is the man responsible for sculpting the slender bodies of the …

The Science of Pep Talks

Alexei Vella<p>Erica Galos Alioto stands in front of 650 sales reps in the New York office of Yelp, the online review company, wearing a pair of shiny gold pants that she calls her lucky LDOM pants. LDOM is Yelp’s acronym for “last day of the month,” and for Alioto, senior vice president for local …

White Americans’ Mortality Rates Are Rising. Something Similar Happened in Russia from 1965 to 2005

In 2015 Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton published a stunning finding: The mortality rates for working-age white Americans have been rising since 1999. For mortality rates to rise instead of fall is extremely rare in developed countries except as a result of war or pandemic.<p>However, …

Public Health

A New Way to Think About Office Lighting

Most offices have adequate but aging lighting systems that often operate inefficiently, can waste vast amounts of energy, and annoy employees. Wasted electricity, excessive or uneven illumination, and difficulty concentrating are three top complaints of office workers. More significantly, …

LED Lighting