Connie Li

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Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

Snipers took down major grid systems in California last year and it could have been a dress rehearsal

One of the most significant acts of domestic terrorism involving the power grid took place last Spring in Northern California and you probably didn’t …

Disruption at the core: How the cloud will commoditize the upper middle-class

A combination of the rise of software as a service and the increasingly complex analytics available to companies will commoditize an increasing …

China’s factories are shut for Lunar New Year—so why has air pollution gotten even worse?

This week marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, and offices and businesses are mostly closed. But if you thought that closing down the coal-fired factories that are largely to blame for country’s choking air pollution, you would be wrong.<p>Here’s a snapshot of the air quality map on …

The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

By Morgan Clendaniel2 minute Read<p>Robots are coming. This much is certain. The robots we have now are just the first tiny soldiers in an army of …

Robotics

Qatar Chronicles

David Roth traveled to Qatar for a closer look at the World Cup's future home. Below is the first installment of his five-part series.<p><b>Read the rest of the series:</b><p>★ ★ ★<p>The defining thing about airports is that no one really wants to be there. Everyone in every airport would rather be somewhere else, …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014

From a cyberattack on America to a civil war in Iraq, the threats we'll be worrying about next year<p>As South Sudan, the world's newest country, veers dangerously close to ethnic civil war, we're already getting a glimpse of the international crises that could greet us in the new year. Now the Center …