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The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need to Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Scientists Finally Know What Stopped Mongol Hordes From Conquering Europe

It's written in the tree rings.<p>In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world. The khan’s …

These submarine drones will predict the weather months in advance

In the next decade, US Navy scientists will be able to predict the weather as far as 90 days into the future with the help of mathematical models, satellites, and submarine drones.<p>The mathematical models are the most important element in the ocean and weather prediction cocktail. But making those …

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Dormi: An Awesome Baby Monitor App for Android

If you have kids, you’ll know all about those late-evening, midnight and middle-of-the-night cries for attention. Sometimes it’s hard to know what your little one wants – are they teething? Are they too hot/cold? Are they hungry? In reality, it could be any and ALL those things. Or something …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

What can Dick Swaab tell us about sex and the brain?

The Dutch neuroscientist is as celebrated as he is sneered at for his theories on brain development differing between men and women – and how sexuality is decided in the womb<p>Controversy delights Dick Swaab; brains delight him; complexity delights him, though I don't know if you'd get that from …

Are We Ready For The Personal Web?

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.<p>That’s about to change in a big way. When I recently …

Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

The physicist offers a new theory that allows energy to escape.<p>Stephen Hawking has a big announcement. No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of …

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With private tech companies pulling down billion-dollar-plus valuations with seeming ease, and shares of some newly public tech outfits soaring, talk of a tech bubble is on the rise again. Financial market prognosticators have declared that technology valuations defy logic and that Silicon Valley …

Why Babies Fake Cry – and Why It Isn’t Fake

Death, taxes, and babies crying – these are things you can rely on. Babies have hunger cries, pain cries, overstimulation cries, and another amorphous category known as the fake cry – which happens when nothing is actually wrong, but baby is still trying to get attention.<p>Researchers in Japan …

Parenting

7 Scientific Facts That Would Impress Sheldon Cooper

Be a cool science geek. Learning these seven facts will make you sound really knowledgeable.<p>Epoch Times has picked some of the most interesting …

The Big Bang Theory

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

How Animal Planet Endangers Animals

A _Mother Jones _investigation shows how the channel's shows are fabricated--at the risk of harming animals.<p>If you thought <i>Animal Planet</i>'s worst sin was running shabby documentaries claiming to prove mermaids are real, you'd apparently be wrong. After a seven-month investigation into the channel's …

Animals

The Maker King

How Carl Bass, the CEO of Autodesk, is shaping the maker movement—from his garage.<p>When you first meet him, Carl Bass comes off like any other weekend carpenter. Dressed in a worn T-shirt and jeans, he shakes hands with a wooden grip and has a big, brassy laugh. His workshop is a warren of lumber …

Autodesk

Bill Gates on poverty, GMOs, Microsoft, and vacationing at the Large Hadron Collider

This morning, Bill and Melinda Gates published their foundation’s annual letter, which attempts to debunk commonly held beliefs in development economics.<p>Quartz caught up with Mr. Gates to talk about the letter, how he’s juggling his work at the Gates Foundation with his work at Microsoft, and what …

Bill Gates

Bill Gates: poverty eradicated by 2035 and innovative pharma growth in India, China and Brazil

Bill Gates is an optimistic philanthropist. He has predicted that almost no country will be in poverty by 2035, and has issued high praise to the …