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10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

Why 'Modern' Work Culture Makes People So Miserable

Dan Lyons’ account of his time at the software company HubSpot describes a workplace in which employees are disposable, “treated as if they are …

Time Travelin': Blinking Light Flux Capacitor Wristwatch

This is the Flux Capacitor wristwatch available from ThinkGeek ($50). The flux capacitor actually flashes to tell the time, and the date is displayed …

Foodily Blog

Nike Creates Basketball Court w/ Interactive LED Flooring

This is the House of Mamba, a full-size basketball court built by Nike in Shanghai. The court comes complete "with motion-tracking and reactive LED …

Video Of Airplane Repopulating Lake With A Fish Bomb

This is a video of an airplane repopulating a Utah lake by dropping a fishy payload while flying over it. It must have been the ride of those fishes …

Strip Club Cash Shooting Hand Cannon Makes It Rain Easy

You ever made it rain before? I did once. I had to sacrifice two goats and perform a sacred ritual under the full moon. It was all very messy and I …

Formlabs Just Made One Of The Best 3D Printers Better

The Formlabs Form 1 just got better. The new model, called the Form 1+ (note that this isn’t the Form 2 because then it would be called the Form 1++ (heh, nerd humor)), is a tweaked Form 1 with a faster build time, nicer styling, and a better control system to ensure smoother prints.<p>The new system …

Foodily Blog

For the truly health-obsessed comes Cue, a spit kit that mimics five lab tests

The quantified self movement has been mostly focused on athletes and people trying to be active and measure their progress, but in the last year or …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Researchers charge 40 smartphones wirelessly from 5m

Engineers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a system that can power devices up to five metres …

Watch Matias Duarte talk flat design, his Android Wear watch, and the “death of mobile”

Matias Duarte is one of the most influential guiding figures of Android. Responsible for the creation of the polished, mature user experience we know and love in modern Android, Duarte is also deeply involved in guiding Android’s evolution in terms of functionality and integration with Google’s …

Google's Project Ara wants to revolutionize the smartphone industry within a year

The night before Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division was supposed to show off the one and only functional Project Ara prototype to a room full of eager developers, someone dropped the phone and broke the display. At <i>any</i> other product reveal, this worst-case scenario would be a …

Google embeds camera in smart contact lens

Earlier this year, Wired.co.uk wrote about Google's invention of a smart contact lens that could monitor blood glucose levels through tear fluid. …

'Wouldn't It Be Amazing If Everyone's Medical Records Were Available Anonymously To Research Doctors?'

He also used the idea to make a compelling point about how and why we share data online.<p>"Wouldn't it be amazing if everyone's medical records were available anonymously to research doctors?" Page said. "When someone accesses your record — a doctor — you could see which doctor accessed it and why. …

Could Watch All Day: Mesmerizing Rotating Sand Art

This is a mesmerizing 15-minute video of an artist manipulating sand on a spinning surface to hypnotize your brain and make you do things you …

Banish Your Desk Jockey Slouch

Use this simple move to improve your posture and upper-body strength<p>If you sit all day, you slouch. That's old news, right? Besides making you look like a caveman, that desk-slump can limit you in the gym. Or worse, land you on the disabled list.<p>"When your shoulders cave forward and your back …

Marty's Outfit From 'Back To The Future' Printed T-Shirt

This is a t-shirt printed with Marty McFly's iconic look from Back to the Future (available on Amazon for ~$30). Which, for the record, is a maroon …

AT-ATs Invade Winter Olympics, Wreak Havoc On Skiers

This is a short video somebody edited together of a group of AT-ATs invading the winter Olympics and blasting the downhill mogul skiers. Well, TWO …

Holiday Gift Guide 2017 - CNET

Robots, games, tablets and everything else you should consider.<p>18 Gifts<p>These are the best wireless -- and a few wired -- headphones to choose from this holiday season.<p>40 Gifts

Wait, What?: Scientists Create First Cyborg Sperm

Scientists at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden, Germany, have developed "robotic sperm" by trapping bull sperm in metal …

Kinda Must Have: Han Solo In Carbonite Door Decal

This is a Han Solo frozen in carbonite door decal. It costs $140 (although I saw different ones for cheaper -- do your own search, I'm not your …

Do You Know What Life Will Be Like In 5 Years? IBM’s Top Scientist Does

The company’s annual report of five predictions for the next five years is all about the benefits of big data: stores, cities, classrooms, and hospitals.<p>Find out how IBM is doing on last year’s predictions here.<p>In the 5 in 5 report IBM’s top scientists report on what the world, supported by smart …

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President Obama, British PM Cameron & Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt pose for a selfie at memorial service for Nelson…

President Obama, British PM Cameron & Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt pose for a selfie at memorial service for Nelson Mandela

Doctor On Demand App Gives $40 Medical Consultations From the Comfort of Your Smartphone

Today, it’s becoming expected that a smartphone should be able to do anything and everything useful, well beyond the gimmick of a few years ago, …

Automotive Industry

The Future Is Here!: A 3-D Interactive Shape Display

This is a video demonstration of MIT Media Lab's inFORM Shape Display. It's like one of those novelty pins-and-needle art displays you press your …

Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Viola Organista' Built In Real Life, Looks Like Piano, Sounds Like A String Orchestra

These are a couple videos of Leonardo Da Vinci's (previously only conceptual) Viola Organista being played in real life. The instrument was built by …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

6 Tony Robbins Insights That Will Change Your Sales Game @tonyrobbins

When it comes to helping people improve their lives there is nobody in the game with stronger credentials than #TonyRobbins. The “Michael Jordan” of …