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How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

Creativity

DARPA Debuts 'Extreme' Electric Motors for Military Vehicles

The United States military recently made some serious upgrades to its electric vehicles. Its Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) …

Military

Slovenian company makes in-wheel plug-and-play electric motors

Electric powertrains continue to redefine automotive engineering, but we haven't quite seen anything like Slovenian startup Elaphe has created.<p>The …

The Wild Experimental Engine That Uses Gas and Diesel

A Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition engine can achieve 60 percent thermal efficiency. That's incredible.<p>As Mazda and Infiniti have proved, there's a lot of innovation left in the internal-combustion engine. One of the more wild concepts we've seen is called Reactivity Controlled …

Internal Combustion Engine

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

This $2 million SUV is bulletproof and cut like a diamond — look inside

The custom-designed Karlmann King SUV is priced at a whopping $2 million.<p>The car includes luxury features such as Hi-Fi sound, private safes, widescreen TVs, phones, and a refrigerator. It also includes features like a coffee maker and a PlayStation 4 gaming system. For an additional cost, it can …

Coffeemakers

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Groundbreaking new energy storage device charges up in just 20 seconds

A new aqueous energy storage device can be fully charged in a mere 20 seconds – and it could be cheaper than today’s lithium batteries. Korea …

Does a USB drive get heavier as you store more files on it?

Paradoxically, the more you save on a flash drive, the lighter it gets.<p>Believe it or not, they get lighter. USB drives use Flash memory, which means …

The quantum leap with EMF Motor

Twenty years ago, this Engineer co-developed a new concept of electric motor, which was supposed to be<br>far superior to the traditional motor. The …

25 Things About Sex That All Men Would Like Their Women To Know

Have you ever wondered why the sex lives of most couples fall in a rut after some time? There's a lot of action, yes, but not the kind they'd really, …

Can This Taiwanese Electric Car Company Defeat Tesla?

Competition drives innovation, but when it comes to innovating driving, it’s all-out war. While Elon Musk made waves with his Steve Jobs-esque “One …

Why all prototyping is rapid prototyping

The concept behind prototyping is simple: create a barebones, as-complex-as-it-needs-to-be-but-no-more working model of an app or webpage and keep …

Prototyping

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Rezvani Tank Rolls In with 500 HP and a Mega Price Tag

Rezvani is most notably known for the Beast, an Ariel Atom-based supercar. The tiny coach builder has now turned its sights on Wrangler and Raptor enthusiasts by introducing an extreme off-road vehicle called the Tank.<p>The SUV is based on a Jeep Wrangler, and it features a host of truly ridiculous …

Off-roading

Scientists Just Made The First Quantum-Encrypted International Video Call

The future is here.<p>President Chunli Bai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing had a meeting yesterday with President Anton Zeilinger of the …

GKN unveils “world’s most advanced” electric driveline concept

<b>An electric axle concept for cars, claimed to be the most advanced system of its kind in the world, has been unveiled by GKN Driveline at the 2017</b> …

GKN

GKN Driveline reveals next-gen electric drive system to power anything from city car to all-electric hypercar

GKN Driveline is behind the drive systems of several popular electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road today, like the Volvo XC90 or BMW i8, and they have been looking to expand their EV business.<p>Toward that effort, they unveiled today their next-generation of electric vehicles driveline.<p>GKN …

Tesla battery predicted to have 80% capacity after 840,000 km (521,000 mi)

Reddit Email Comments<p>An updated battery study based on crowdsourced data from Model S and Model X owners suggests that Tesla’s battery pack will …

3 of Nature’s Greatest Mysteries May Be Solved Thanks to Quantum Biology

Quantum mechanics is known for weird occurrences and bizarre outcomes. Consider superposition where a particle can be in two places at once, while …

Tesla battery expert recommends daily charging limit to optimize durability

Like owners of gas-powered cars, electric car owners can adopt driving and ownership habits to prolong the useful life of their vehicles.<p>Simple habits, like not driving a vehicle too hard or rotating the tires regularly, are common to gas-powered and electric cars, but some habits are new and only …

The story behind Floyd Mayweather's opulent fight-night look

'Totally outclassed' is the conclusion of many pundits following Floyd Mayweather's victory over Conor McGregor in their record-breaking fight which took place in Las Vegas last night. One detail of the evening is certainly in no doubt; when it came to fight night style, Mayweather's bespoke …

19 Things Great Bosses Refuse to Say (and Terrible Bosses Say All the Time)

What leaders do is important, but what they say can be almost as important -- in both positive and negative ways.<p>Sometimes people use words incorrectly, which can make them look dumb. Sometimes they describe themselves terribly, which makes them look pretentious.<p>And sometimes they say things that …

Tesla Model 3: here’s the alloy mix of the Model 3 body

With the Model 3, Tesla is moving away from the mostly aluminum chassis that it designed for Model S and Model X with some high-grade steel reinforcements.<p>Instead, the automaker is adding more steel to the mix for Model 3 and we now get our first look at the alloy mix in the chassis of Tesla’s less …

7 things people with spotless bathrooms do every day

<b>If the bathroom is your least favourite space in your entire home to clean, we understand. It can be messy, germy, and sometimes smelly, but what if</b> …

4 Rare (and Brilliant) Things Smart Leaders Do to Get Respect

The most unique leaders demonstrate some rather unusual behaviors not commonly seen in the corporate world. Is it any wonder they're so wildly successful?<p>Think about the great entrepreneurs who fuel success and make the business world go around. People like Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Jeff Bezos, …

How Paula Scher works

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Why Your Leadership Training Program May Be a Waste of Time

Training, executive coaching and leadership development is a billion-dollar business. But is it worth it?<p>Even in small and medium size businesses executive development is all the rage these days. Case in point: According to the 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study, total annual revenue from executive …

Here's Every New Car On Sale That Goes 200 MPH or Faster

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language