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National Geographic’s 'Mars' Offers a Glimpse of Our Future

That said, there are some science plot holes.<p>Producers pulled all the stops in the highly anticipated miniseries <i>Mars</i>, debuting Monday night on the …

Star Trek

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Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

Animation

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

Psychology

The 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015 | Inc.com

He's not alone--this year, Michigan Tech open sourced plans for building a 3-D metal printer for under $1,000. Branch Technology, a Chattanooga startup in the 2015 Launch Tennessee master accelerator program, took inspiration from nature to develop 3-D-printed walls for homes and buildings in a …

Financial Services

The 15 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

8. Gone Baby Gone<p>Ben Affleck’s best film (and don’t let anyone kid you about Argo, which is good but not this good), Gone Baby Gone is an exploration …

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

What a Great Digital Customer Experience Actually Looks Like

Customer experience has been defined as the quality of all of a consumer’s encounters with a company’s products, services, and brand. While a strong customer experience has been shown to produce significant results—more customers, more sales, and more loyalty—many companies still struggle to …

User Experience Research – 30 Statistics You Should Know – Infographic

New user experience research and statistics you should know and follow, including design ideas. Infographic shares 30 stats you should be …

SoulCycle and Harley Davidson will always have this in common

The crowd is mostly women, many of them late for work, and they're impatient. A suited bouncer at the door and a bag check are slowing everything down.<p>This isn't the launch of Apple's latest iPhone or a limited-edition, collectible Nike sneaker.<p>It's SoulCycle's warehouse sale.<p>The scene above — …

Technology for the 10 billion: How tech will change the world by 2050

Introduction<p>The population of humans will rise from 7.3 billion today to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United Nations. That means extra …

“Boss Life” Gives a Realistic View of Small Business Ownership

There are plenty of books on management and leadership today, but none comes close to the raw honesty and grit that you will find in “Boss Life: …

Ridley Scott knew there was water on Mars, didn’t have time to change The Martian

Earlier today, scientists from NASA emerged from the rundown garage that government cutbacks have forced them to move to in order to announce a …

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Content Marketing is Dead- Long Live Interactive Content Marketing | Inc.com

Content marketing is dead. Or at least it's starting to feel that it's heading in that direction. These days, almost everyone and their dog is engaged in content marketing- even though many of them are not completely successful at it.<p>Back in the day, most top blogs were way ahead with content …

How an entrepreneur turned his pet food startup into a viral website with more than a million visitors a day

Petflow raised $15 million in venture capital funding from investors like Lightspeed Venture Partners. Speiser says Petflow created its Facebook page back in 2011 with the goal of attracting potential customers who might want to buy pet food, sharing a ton of animal-related pictures to the page to …

Rise of the 'Next-Pats': how technology is helping us live more global lives

New technologies are allowing people to throw off the traditional ties of nationality and background and embrace a more connected, global citizenship, according to a new report<p>There's a new type of digital native in town – researchers have identified a new demographic known as the Next-Pats, a …

Why Having A Sponsor Is Important For Women And How To Get One

Having the right sponsor can make a dramatic impact on your career advancement. It’s such a powerful relationship that I have included it in the political toolkit in my book, The Politics of Promotion: How High Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead. In fact, I call it the “Get Out of Jail Free …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Predicting The Future Of Cloud Service Providers

47% of marketing departments will have 60% or more of their applications on a cloud platform in two years.<p>When asked which Value-Added Reseller (VAR) is most likely to win their enterprises’ business for a significant hosting project, the majority said IBM (18%) followed by Microsoft (11%), Amazon …

Cloud Computing

9 Fragrant Flowers That Bloom in the Evening

Here are nine knockouts whose most winning features emerge as the sun sets.<p>Why not choose plants that perform best when you're actually around to enjoy them? Here are nine knockouts whose most winning features emerge as the sun sets.

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Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Algeria From A Drone Might Be The Most Stunning Place We've Ever Seen

Algeria is a place of nearly unimaginable beauty and diversity. From the heights of the Tell Atlas mountains to the bleakly beautiful desert expanse of Tamanrasset Province, it offers truly unforgettable landscapes. The country that inspired the works of Camus, Algeria also reflects the beauty and …

Why You Should Give @Canva A Try

I will be completely honest with you.<p>I don't have a designing bone in my body. When it comes to drawing, art, graphic design or anything like that I …

5 amazing apps for business travelers

As much as I love traveling, I know how stressful it can be to book flights, reserve hotels, arrive on time and drive in unfamiliar cities. And that's just when I'm going on a relaxing vacation. On a business trip, where a big contract or your job is on the line, the stress skyrockets.<p>What happens …

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in March

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best below.<p><b>1)</b> <i>Teen Witch</i> <b>(1989)</b>In this cult classic, a teenager discovers she's the reincarnation of a powerful witch.<p><b>2)</b> <i>Finding Neverland</i> <b>(2004)</b>Johnny Depp plays <i>Peter Pan</i> author J. M. Barrie as he …

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The Best Rom-Com Of The Year Is A 6-Minute Animated Short called ‘Feast’. And It Just Won An Oscar

At a time when CGI animated movies bring in all the money for studios, it's great that a film that features mostly traditional hand-drawn animation …

Animation

10 Essential Animated Movies That Are Absolutely Not for Kids

This week, the Criterion Collection releases <i>Watership Down</i>, Martin Rosen’s 1978 adaptation of Richard Adams’ novel. It’s one of the few animated …