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'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

Military Aircraft

UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell

The development of fuel cell technology has been hamstrung by the need for expensive and difficult-to-manufacture catalysts like platinum, rhodium or palladium. But a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe they've found an ingenious alternative that employs a …

Getting a grip

NEXT time you shake hands with your doctor, beware—you may be giving away your life expectancy. A paper just published in the <i>Lancet</i>, by Darryl Leong …

Canadians File Suit To Block FATCA And Prohibit Handover Of U.S. Names To IRS

A lawsuit has been filed by several Canadian citizens against the Canadian Attorney General in Federal Court in Canada. The legal claim challenges the constitutionality of the agreement the Canadian government struck with the United States. The controversial deal between nations was inked under …

Japanese Economic Mythbusting

<i>We interview Noah Smith, finance professor at Stony Brook university and economics blogger, on lingering misperceptions of the Japanese economy and</i> …

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released <i>A New Kind of Science</i> and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something with the …

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

Online Life

The Most Surprising Things About America, According To An Indian International Student

Aniruddh Chaturvedi came from Mumbai to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn., where he is majoring in computer science. This past summer he interned at a tech company in Silicon Valley.<p>During two years in the U.S., Chaturvedi has been surprised by various aspects of society, as he …

Ice Cream

6 Ways To Make A Lasting Impression

Dale Carnegie devotes a major part of "How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age" to discussing exactly how you can impress people.<p>Here are some highlights:<p><b>1. Take interest in others' interests</b><p>We are so busy today that it's difficult to make the time to get to know other people. …

Self-improvement

GOLDMAN: The 8 Extraordinary Technologies Forcing Businesses To Adapt Or Die

Perhaps the better idea is to think long-term.<p>In a new report titled, "The Search for Creative Destruction," the analysts at Goldman Sachs do just that.<p>"We showcase eight secular disruptive themes that we believe possess the potential to command greater attention in the coming years," wrote lead …

Goldman Sachs

49 Reasons Why America Can't Fold Its Marine Corps

It's a common argument, made most especially following the end of a war, which typically precedes shrinking defense budgets.<p>Well, in terms of fighting, the Marines have historically proven themselves in two theaters: war and Congress.<p>They've been around for 237 years, and here's 49 reasons why.

Military

3 essential steps for successful strategies on social media

Social Media

Books Every Recruiter Must Read This Summer 2013

Ten experienced talent acquisition professionals share their must-read books for this summer, and the beverages that perfectly pair with each read. The book suggestions are meant to be hone your recruiter senses and give you perspective on leadership, finding top candidates, and improving your own …

Books

How to Build and Maintain Your Professional Network

CNN has estimated that 80% of jobs are never advertised and instead filled through networking and employee referrals! Why is networking important? How do you build and maintain your networking? Check out this presentation to find out the answers to these questions...

Networking

Social Media Marketing – How it Affects Your Business

Social media has emerged as a very powerful online marketing force in today's internet driven world. Don't think social media marketing is important to your business? Read through these amazing statistics and then decide.

Social Media

Eleven Essentials For Entrepreneurs

This was prepared for budding entrepreneurs at the Student Hackathon at Mount Royal University during Alberta Tech Week #abtw2013 as part of @accelerateab conference. Thanks for having me! Afer 30 years of "shipping bits" (software entrepreneur), it was fun to distill what I see in all the many …

Stephen King

Quotes about failure that will inspire you to succeed

Fear of failure is one of the main factors stopping people getting what they want. We can be so scared of failure that we don't even bother trying! It's one of the main factors that differentiates people who get what they want and those who don't. What if we viewed mistakes as learning rather than …

Motivation

How to use Google Plus and Pinterest for Recruiting

The presentation entitled, How to Use Google Plus for Recruiting I delivered at the Social Media in Recruitment Conference on 11th July 2013 (#SMIR13). It covers why you should be looking at Google Plus as a recruiting tool, how to get started with Google Plus for recruiting and also why you should …

Social Media

10 Public Speaking Insights with Jeremey Donovan

Listen to the full interview at www.33voices.com/jeremey-donovan-pt-ii/audio<p>Jeremey Donovan joined Toastmasters in 1998 following a job change that prevented him from remaining an introvert. He earned his Distinguished Toastmaster accreditation in 2012. Jeremey is the author of three books, …