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5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Filibuster rule's end should help Obama reshape a key court

A Senate filibuster rule change should help Obama reshape the key D.C. Circuit Court, but Republicans have other tools to block nominees.<p>December 07, 2013|By Timothy M. Phelps<p>President Obama introduces his nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals… (Olivier Douliery / Abaca…)<p>WASHINGTON — On …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “Remembering Mandela on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

Casual work increases chance of being childless at 35

Women who carry out casual work are less likely than their permanently employed peers to have a baby by the age of 35, a new study found<p>Women who work in temporary jobs are less likely to have had a child before the age of 35 than those in steady employment, new research has revealed.<p>The longer a …

Why I hate neurons

Last week, Ben Lillie (director of the awesome Story Collider) asked people on twitter what science-related things first made them actually feel something. Who inspired your original spark of interest in science in the first place? Did you hate it at school, only to throw yourself into it as an …

For boys with autism, TV in the bedroom may affect sleep

Boys with autism who watch television, use a computer, or play video games in their bedroom may not be getting enough sleep.<p>“Previous research has …

Kids of deployed soldiers more likely to consider suicide

Teens with a parent or a sibling who has been deployed are more likely than their nonmilitary peers to feel depressed and contemplate suicide, …

Russian meteor was a wake-up call, says scientist

“If humanity does not want to go the way of the dinosaurs, we need to study an event like this in detail,” said earth scientist Qing-zhu Yin.<p>Consumer …

Double Nobel Prize-Winning Biochemist Frederick Sanger Dies at 95

SWAFFHAM BULBECK -AUGUST 4: (FILE PHOTO) Sir Frederick Sanger poses for a portrait at home in Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire on August 4, 1993. Sir …

Everything You Thought About Amateur Biotech Is Wrong

The Wilson Center today released a report debunking the media myths surrounding the Do-It-Yourself Biology movement, called “Seven Myths and Realities about Do-It-Yourself Biology” based on my survey of the community earlier this year. I hope the report can move the conversation beyond just …

How nanotechnology could revolutionise food storage

Nanotech can help to prevent food wastage – and solve Lady Gaga's wardrobe problems<p>I'm sure you were thinking the same thing I was when Lady Gaga made her appearance at the 2010 MTV Music Video Awards – beautiful dress, but how is she going to store it? Nanotechnology could have a solution for …

Can A Fish Farm Be Organic? That's Up For Debate

This year, Americans are expected to buy more than $30 billion worth of organic grains, produce, coffee, wine and meats.<p>Some producers of farmed fish want the chance to get a cut of those profits, and retailers, who can charge a premium price for organic farmed fish, are with them. But an organic …

Top 20 things politicians need to know about science

Politicians lack the skills to properly interpret and analyse science, according to a group of Australian and British scientists who have compiled a list of 20 tips for MPs to ponder.<p>The tips, published in Nature, have been compiled by William Sutherland, a zoologist, and David Spiegelhalter, a …

Does patent law hold up scientific progress?

It’s time to drop the requirement that inventions be “useful” in order to merit a patent, according to legal expert and chemist Sean B. Seymore.<p>A …

Allow Wu-Tang Clan's GZA To Rap To You About The Big Bang

It's as amazing as you suspect.<p>Rapper GZA, of Wu-Tang Clan fame, is releasing a space-themed album called <i>Dark Matter</i>. He's even been chatting with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about the project. Here, as part of a talk at the University of Toronto, he previewed an a cappella version of one …

Art on the Mind

<b>Hey New Yorkers</b>, tonight (11/20) at ABC No Rio is the opening reception of <i>Collect, Store, Retrieve</i>, an exploration of the "mechanics, makeup, fallibility, and plasticity of memory." The show is curated by Brian George and Kelly Savage and is funded in part with support from the New York City …

Coffee Blood Vessels: Drinking Coffee Boosts Blood Flow, Study Says

Drinking coffee can boost blood vessels, a new study found.<p>Drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improved blood flow in a finger, found …

Using Folk Music To Track Human Migration

A new way to understand the spread of humanity<p>Where humans go, they bring their culture with them. Working backward from this, researchers led by Steven Brown of Canada's McMaster University sought to see if similarity in folk music among divergent groups matched their genetic closeness, indicating …

World's first space tourist gives details on manned mission to Mars in 2017

Dennis Tito, the American entrepreneur who paid $20 million in 2001 for a trip to the International Space Station, spoke before a House subcommittee on space today to outline his plans for reaching Mars. According to Tito, the "Inspiration Mars" endeavor will be a fly-by mission that'll take two …

Watch this: Fukushima engineers perform risky extraction of nuclear fuel rods

A job at the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is notoriously dangerous: in the aftermath of a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami, reports have emerged of low wages, steep risks, and shoddy management throwing the plant cleanup process into disarray and exacerbating onsite hazards. Now, …

DNA pioneer Frederick Sanger dies aged 95

The British scientist who helped work out how to sequence DNA and paved the way for the modern revolution in the understanding of genetics, has died. Frederick Sanger, a biochemist who worked at the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge until his retirement in …

How International Guidelines For Lab Mice May Interfere With Cancer Research

A new study examines the effects of standard lab temperatures on mice used in cancer studies.<p>Given the choice, a mouse wouldn't keep his house at what's considered "room temperature" for people. Mice are smaller. They lose heat faster. They generally like hanging out in places that are about 30 …

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Flip 'n' Sip Heads to Chicago

Flip ‘n’ Sip Heads to Chicago<p>Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2013<p>After stops in San Francisco, New York and Minneapolis, our team is headed to …

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The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

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