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Entrepreneurial Googlers are quitting and launching their own companies out of Google's startup space

Today, Google employs thousands of people in London, working on everything from Google Maps to Android Wear. But some of them are leaving to get a taste of startup life.<p>Several "Googlers" in the English capital have shunned their jobs at Google in favour of building their own startup. And …

Entrepreneurship

China is buying up American companies fast, and it's freaking people out

Chinese companies have been buying up foreign businesses, including American ones, at a record rate, and it's freaking lawmakers out.<p>There is General Electric's sale of its appliance business to Qingdao-based Haier, Zoomlion's bid for the heavy-lifting-equipment maker Terex Corp., and ChemChina's …

China

Here's how much money Google sent to Bermuda to avoid taxes

Accounts for Google Netherlands Holdings BV published on Thursday show the unit transferred almost all its revenue, mainly royalties from an Irish affiliate through which most non-U.S. revenue is channeled, to a Bermuda-based, Irish-registered affiliate called Google Ireland Holdings.<p>The tax …

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Scientists Admit We May Now Be Closer Than Ever to Understanding Time Travel

For some, the idea of realistically achieving the ability to travel through time is a thankless pipe dream. For others, each passing day is but …

Going Against the Flow: Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software

Sabrina Parsons is the CEO of Palo Alto Software. Her team develops software and tools like LivePlan for entrepreneurs and small-business owners. Sabrina blogs at MommyCEO.org and Forbes Women, where she writes about running a business while balancing her business life with her husband and three …

Do we really use what we learn in school?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best way to answer a student who says, “Why are we learning this? We are never going to use geometry or Shakespeare in the real world”?</i> <i>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Energy for Future Presidents.</i><p>I was …

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Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

7 Motivational Ways To Get Over Your Past And Focus On The Present And To Embrace The Art Of Mindfulness

To be exceptionally good at everything you do, it’s essential to live in the moment. The art of mindfulness is all about leaving the past behind and …

Obama has two choices in filling the Scalia vacancy

Republicans seem so focused on the 2016 presidential election that they’ve forgotten Barack Obama won the 2012 election and is still, in fact, president. When news broke that conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died over the weekend, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell …

Barack Obama

Education in America is on the cusp of a dramatic change. Will the country let it happen?

Kids these days: Are they ready for the next generation of jobs? Whether there’s truly a shortage of engineers and scientists in the global workforce, either now or in the near future, is actually still a matter of debate.<p>In the US, that speculation is certainly being treated seriously.<p>Pressure has …

Education

How to touch someone, according to science

With a stroke of the hand he or she wishes to convey an ancient and deeply human message: You are cared for, you are safe. But what makes for a meaningful loving touch?<p>Is it something baked into the structure and function of our skin, nerves, and brain, or the result or our culturally constructed …

Neurology

Scientists say this behavior can make men more attractive to women

From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that can amp up your sex appeal to women — especially if you're looking to land a long-term relationship.<p>A growing body of research on romantic attraction has focused on the importance of altruism: Men who …

Relationships

Obese people live in altered reality where they can't judge distances accurately, scientists say

Researchers find the world appears more daunting to fatter people creating a vicious cycle of weight gain<p>Obese people are trapped in an altered reality where distances appear longer, making them less inclined to exercise, scientists have found.<p>Astonishing new research suggests the world actually …

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