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This Chart Shows How Important Networking Is to Finding a Job

It seems like it would be common sense by this point that networking—that is, building a real professional network—is the key to getting a great job. …

Employment

Chinese economy concerns wipe $40bn off value of Apple

Fall in share price of world’s biggest company mirrored by slide in stocks in mining and commodity firms to their lowest level since market crash of 2008<p>Growing concerns about the health of the Chinese economy helped wipe $40bn off the value of Apple on Wednesday despite the company reporting a …

Stock Markets

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps

LG Minibeam Nano: a tiny, affordable projector for your smartphone

A new wave of projectors has been hitting the market, targeting mobile users who want to take their large-scale media entertainment wherever they go. The most popular around here is probably the ZTE Spro 2 (read our review for all the details), but competing manufacturers like Lenovo and ASUS are …

Gear & Gadgets

5 healthy juicing recipes to refresh your routine

Get ready to enjoy your favorite fruits and vegetables with these concoctions that are as healthy as they are delicious.<p>Jicama resembles a potato and …

Carrots

The 4D Future of Stuff

Why limit ourselves to printing in just three dimensions?<p>Ours is a world of static objects, cut, cast, or forged for specific tasks. But let’s say you opened an Ikea box, and the desk inside assembled itself. Or your water pipes shrank as the pressure decreased: no more weak showers, less wasted …

Engineering
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Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

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New for brain scientists: a census of neurons

The human brain is a noisy, busy place, teeming with diversity. To produce the wondrously complex mammalian behavior we take for granted every minute, cells of different sizes, shapes and chemical affinities buzz, hum, crackle and pop in conflict and cooperation with one another.<p>When everything is …

How IBM's Watson supercomputer is battling cancer with advanced genomics

Back in 2003, when he was a fourth year medical student at Washington University in St. Louis looking at a career in oncology, Lukas Wartman was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For Wartman, the diagnosis was bleak – while this type of leukemia, which affects the blood and bone marrow, …

Cancer

This Guy Invented Shoes That Grow Five Sizes In Five Years For Kids In Developing Countries

"I had no idea how important shoes were," founder Kenton Lee told BuzzFeed News.<p>"For years the idea of these growing shoes wouldn't leave my mind," he told BuzzFeed News.<p>The first step was starting Because International with a few friends in 2006, a nonprofit devoted to "working with and helping …

Articles about 3 d printed canal house amsterdam on Dwell.com - Dwell

An in-progress 3-D printed house could impact the future of urban housing.<p>Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...<p>In Amsterdam, DUS Architects create a recyclable urban retreat.<p>Designed by Los Angeles …

Architecture

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This Microchip Heart Has A Rare Genetic Disease

The heart was created, in part, using skin cells from people with Barth syndrome.<p>It doesn't look much like a heart, but it works—a little bit—like one. Researchers have created a microchip heart that has a rare genetic disease. Using the chip, the researchers were able to learn some basics about …

Immune System

Rare deep sea fish washes ashore on North Carolina coast

A rarely seen deep sea fish washed up on the beaches of North Carolina on Monday, MyFox8.com reported.<p>A Lancetfish, which is known for its large mouths and sharp teeth, was found on Nags Head Beach. The report said these fish can grow to 6 feet 6 inches in length, but little is known about their …

Largest dinosaur? Paleontologists unearth new heavyweight in Argentina

Analysis of the 90-million-year-old fossil suggests the dinosaur weighed about 80 tons - the equivalent of 14 grown elephants<p>Paleontologists in Patagonia, southern Argentina on Friday announced they have unearthed a 90-million-year-old fossil of what they claim is the largest dinosaur found to date.<p>…

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10 Cliche Truths About Life People Forget | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, I always find myself realizing that the answer to a certain situation is usually “right under my nose” all along.<p>I’m sure you’ve …

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Scientists find switch for people to control their dreams

Have you ever had a dream where you realized you were dreaming? The technical term is a lucid dream. And people who are lucky enough to have them can often control the dreams, as well. This week, researchers showed for the first time that they could use electrical stimulation to switch lucid …

Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …

Virtual Reality

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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Build A Lightweight Tent For A Pittance

Shelter for less than $2 per square yard<p>Ultralight tents don’t have to lighten your wallet. Save a bundle of cash by making one from Tyvek. The breathable, water-resistant material, a favorite of home contractors, weighs less than two ounces and costs about $2 per square yard. Here’s how to fashion …

Backpacking

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

A German Company Is Printing Food For The Elderly

A German company, Biozoon, is working on a 3D-printed food extruder that creates food that literally melts in your mouth, allowing elderly patients with dysphagia – the inability to swallow – to eat without choking.<p>Biozoon uses molecular gastronomy to create food that can be “printed” using a …

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