Sebastian Oey

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7 Habits From Navy SEALs That Will Make You More Successful

Once, when our platoon was preparing for a mission at one of our shooting ranges in Iraq, I had failed to reload one of my pistol mags after the previous night's operation.<p>Our point man, the best-selling author of <i>No Easy Day</i> (under the pseudonym Mark Owen), discovered my mistake. To this day, I …

9 Ways To Be As Productive As A Navy SEAL

The elite nature of Navy SEAL culture is in large part driven by the creativity and organizational capabilities of its team members. Every single team member practices habits that enforce productivity. The same principles apply to startups, medium-size businesses, and global corporations. As an …

The NSA's metastasised intelligence-industrial complex is ripe for abuse

Let's be absolutely clear about the news that the NSA collects massive amounts of information on US citizens – from emails, to telephone calls, to …

Geneticist Adam Rutherford: by ‘controlling living systems,’ synthetic biology will change the world

The scientist, TV host, and book author touts the potential benefits of playing God<p>As first books go, Dr. Adam Rutherford probably couldn’t have chosen a vaster topic: an investigation into both the origins of life itself, and the incredible potential of its man-made future. In <i>Creation: How Science</i> …

How Men's Choice Of Mates May Have Led To Menopause

A dapper older gentleman spurns his mate of a certain age to take a fresh-faced young lover. You've seen that movie before, right?<p>Well, this choice of youth may turn out to be more than a Hollywood trope. Researchers say decisions like that one may have been the evolutionary source of …

Banks get ready for cyberwarfare with 'Quantum Dawn 2' simulation

The cyberwarfare / video game distinction becomes even finer<p>After numerous hacking campaigns and several high-profile arrests, companies are increasingly going on the defensive, and some have even pushed to be allowed to bring the fight to their attackers. On Wall Street, industry group SIFMA is …

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The Sleepless Elite

Why Some People Can Run on Little Sleep and Get So Much Done<p>For a small group of people—perhaps just 1% to 3% of the population—sleep is a waste of time.<p>Natural "short sleepers," as they're officially known, are night owls and early birds simultaneously. They typically turn in well after midnight, …

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Invisible Bookend by  Paul Cocksedge

Invisible Bookend by Paul Cocksedge<p>London-based design studio Paul Cocksedge has created the wonderful ‘Invisible Bookend’ that works just fine, but which you cannot actually see.<p>This lightweight, free-standing product is designed for use on desks, shelves and the floor—it easily holds more than a meter-and-a-half of books of all shapes and sizes.<p>Not requiring any mechanical fitting, this magical-looking bookend will have your guests marveling at your gravity-defying, leaning book …

Something doesn’t seem right here….

… but that’s the intention! The Equilibrium collection by Andre Cruz has a simplistic, utilitarian aesthetic that is given a sense of lightness and …