Leszek Rakowski

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This May Be The Biggest Economic And Social Shift Of The Last 100 Years. Are You Ready?

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What's yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable.<p>The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening. Yet, in all of that noise what's most often missed is that the implications …

Roads

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Science figures out what women find most physically attractive

Shiny shoes. Clean-cut clothes. Well-groomed hair. Once all these artificial coverings are stripped away, what exactly about a man is attractive to …

3 Components of the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Can you clearly demonstrate value when faced with a time crunch?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After filming two seasons of <i>Entrepreneur</i> <i>Elevator Pitch</i>, I've come to realize that there are three key elements to delivering the perfect pitch.<p>Our show is unique …

Graham Hill and LifeEdited go off-grid in Maui

<b>Since before he started TreeHugger, Graham Hill has delivered the same message: sustainability can be beautiful and fun.</b><p>Graham Hill dreamed up …

SEGWAY miniPRO Self Balancing Personal Transporter

Effortlessly cruise around and get to work in style and with the SEGWAY miniPRO Smart Self Balancing Personal Transporter. The 2018 edition of the …

Crowd Funding

Aussie, Japanese scientists develop world first blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Aussie scientists in collaboration with researchers from Japan have announced on Thursday, the world's first accurate …

Vipp Shelter · Lake Immeln, Sweden

This modernist hideaway by Lake Immeln in Sweden offers a return to nature for holiday-goers. Removed from the world both physically and …

Why Vision is More Important Than Goals

Another New Year is once again upon us and millions of people around the world are settingW big, ambitious goals and resolutions for themselves …

Limiting dietary fat could help prevent prostate cancer’s fatal metastatic progression

A team from the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has been studying the mechanisms behind the metastatic progression of …

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

Ingredients for life found in meteorites that crashed to Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although two 4.5-billion-year-old meteorites crashed to Earth in 1998, it's taken until now to uncover some of their secrets.<p>The two meteorites, called Monahans and Zag, are the first discovered to contain the ingredients for life: liquid water, amino acids, hydrocarbons and other organic …

Astronomy

Dad diagnosed with Alzheimer's at just 30 is told his toddler twins have 50% chance of inheriting disease

A father is planning on making a lifetime of memories with his two young children after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's aged just 30.<p>Daniel …

We should never have told people to take vitamins — and a new study shows why

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research, including a new study published in December in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and …

HomeBiogas 2.0 Produces 3 Hours Of Cooking Gas Per Day From Kitchen Scraps

<b>Published on</b> November 8th, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>November 8th, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>One Israeli company has developed the next generation of what it …

How to fix the DJI Mavic Pro Tilted Horizon problem

After a while of shooting with the DJI Mavic Pro, I notice something weird, my footage was off. Whatever I did I could not get a clean sliding shot. …

Everything You Need to Know to Create a Focal Point in Interior Design

The focal point is one of the most fundamental elements in interior design. Put simply, it’s the star of the room. It’s the first place viewers’ eyes …

This Is The One Most Important Thing To Know To Truly Succeed In Life

What gets you out of bed to go to the gym instead of hitting the snooze button? What inspires you to say no to the donuts and sweet treats at the office Christmas party? What is the driving force behind your decision to work weekends to get your company up and running when you could be going out …

Motivation

Airstream Brings Back the Compact, Outdoor-ready Basecamp Trailer

Airstream revived its most compact camper trailer yet. The Basecamp’s light weight (2,585 lb) and high ground clearance make it suitable for …

How an Indian office worker became a desert fruit farmer

Choga Lal Saini left his office job to grow fruit in the desert. Sixteen years later, he has created an oasis and become a source of farming …

Woman who can smell Parkinson's disease helps scientists develop first diagnostic test

A British woman who can smell Parkinson’s disease has helped scientists discover 10 molecules linked to the condition which could lead to the first diagnostic test.<p>Researchers at Manchester University first began to believe Parkinson’s might have a discernible odour when Joy Milne of Perth, …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

Ten benefits of shilajit

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like …

Wellness

Five Easy Hikes in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite is full of hiking trails, many of them suitable only for the ultra-fit hiker with lots of stamina and determination, but don't let that …

DJI floats Black Friday deals across its entire drone range

For Black Friday, DJI is rolling out fantastic discounts and bundles across its entire range. The following deals will only be around for a few days …

The X1 Explorer folding ebike can take you 37 miles on a charge

One of the more popular reasons for owning an ebike is to use it to commute back and forth to work and run errands in an urban setting. But, most …

Electric Vehicles

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Aquaponics

20 years ago, Jeff Bezos said this about successful people

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has stuck to this simple yet powerful approach, and it's one all of us can take.<p>Load Error<p>Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in …

3 TED Talks That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids | Inc.com

Parents today have it rough. Don't overschedule your kids, they're told, but don't fail to nurture their passions. Beware helicopter parenting, but if your kid gets anything more than a scratch, you're a terrible mom. Be authoritative, but not authoritarian. Keep tech use within healthy bounds, but …

TED Talks

9 types of people who never succeed at work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from …