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A new poll asked teachers how they would like to deal with gun control.<p>1:15 p.m. Today1:15 p.m. March 22, 2018<p>Critics of the change told the …

Elon Musk wants a different Tesla than the one he’s built. What could go wrong?

<i>When I wrote about potential trouble for Elon Musk’s car company two weeks ago (“Tesla: The Improvisation Debt“), I missed something that was right under my nose: Musk wants a new identity for his company. This move is—choose your adjective—troubling, risky, revealing, portentous…</i><p>Ten years ago, …

Tesla

8 Mac Menu Bar Apps That Will Blow Your Mind

The only thing better than awesomely useful apps are awesomely useful apps that you can use right from your menu bar. Earlier this year, we wrote …

Over 100 Excavators Tear Down a Chinese Overpass in One Weekend

It is possible to complete a major infrastructure project without disrupting the weekday commute—you just need to gather over 100 excavators in one …

E.coli

How to get your drone license (and legally make money)

The FAA's new commercial drone rules look pretty daunting. We'll walk you through.<p>Aerial photography. Real estate tours. Drone burrito delivery.<p>Imagine the money you could make (and fun you could have!) if you flew for profit.<p>Sadly, drone businesses aren't legal in the United States unless the …

Drones

Man's kind Facebook post rallies community to save struggling restaurant

When a perfect plate of fish and chips helped Colin Ross tackle his hangover, he decided to do the restaurant a favor, too.<p>Ross visited Whitbie's …

Social Media

Amazon Will Test A 30-Hour Workweek For Tech Employees

The company is hiring for several dozen positions with 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. schedules, four days a week.<p>Amazon is testing 30-hour work weeks for some staff at its corporate headquarters, citing "the realization that the traditional full-time schedule may not be a 'one size fits all' model."<p>Employees …

New York Times

I Built a Robotic ‘Burger Drop’ Machine to Capture One Slow Motion Shot

I’ve learned that I should bring all my passions and talents into the work I do, not just my passion for photography and video. I love art, science, …

I shopped at Amazon's first real-life bookstore ever and it was freaking awesome

While I was in Seattle last week, I made sure to stop by the original Amazon Books to check it out.<p>I love books, and I ... well. I don't necessarily love Amazon, but I willingly play along with its evermore ambitious plans to conquer the world of commerce. Cheaper is cheaper, after all.<p>When my …

Shopping

EStream Portable Water Power Generator (video)

Enomad has created a very unique way of generating power from water sources while you are out and about, away from the gird and exploring nature. The …

Amazon has a radical idea to turn street lights and church steeples into refueling stations for its drones

It's been over two years since Amazon first revealed its plan to use drones to deliver packages.<p>Although the drone delivery service is still years away from materializing, due to various regulatory issues, Amazon certainly hasn't given up on the idea.<p>And according to a new patent filing, first …

Administrative Law

BBQ 101: Grilled Doughnut Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 glazed or sugar doughnuts<br>1 gallon or vanilla ice cream or your favorite flavor<p><b>Directions</b><p>Turn you grill to high.<br>• Cut your doughnuts in …

BBQ

The 20 Best Employee Perks From Google, Facebook, and Other Giants | Inc.com

Most of us spend a majority of our waking hours at work, so it's only natural that we want to enjoy our time in the office as much as we can. And perks help -- a lot.<p>According to career siteGlassdoor, more than half --57% -- of all workers say that perks and benefits are among the top things they …

The Workplace

Elon Musk is building a supply chain to Mars

SpaceX’s aim to colonize Mars is inspired by the Age of Exploration, but the plans themselves look a lot more like a white board at a global logistics firm.<p>The Elon Musk-led company, which announced in April that it will send an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars in 2018—following years of research …

Space Travel

Risky stem cell treatment halts MS in 70% of patients in small study | Ars Technica

Success is promising, but few may qualify for it as side effects can be fatal.<p>By obliterating the broken immune systems of patients with severe forms …

Multiple Sclerosis

Chill DJ Will Blow Your Mind With Turntable Wizardry

This is DJ Brace, and this is the video he made to compete in the 2016 DMC Online DJ Championships. He’s made it to the final round where on …

An intelligent Wi-Fi router that’s more impressive than anything it connects to

Remember back when Wi-Fi routers we’re boring little blue boxes with a bunch of antennas sticking out that had to be restarted four times a week? …

Wi-Fi

Could Wi-Fi be replaced by Li-Fi?

By 2020, Wi-Fi will connect 1.7 billion devices, according to Cisco. However, by 2025 the growth of wireless data traffic could mean that the radio …

Living Rooms

A man-made meteor shower launched by satellite could open the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Japanese research company ALE is bidding to create an artificial meteor shower for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. The project, Sky Canvas, goes beyond your average fireworks display: It involves launching a satellite into space “loaded with about 500 to 1,000 ‘source …

Particles

This kitchen gadget will revolutionize your grilling game

Sous vide, the cooking technique that high-end chefs use to deliver juicy rare steak and perfectly cooked fish at restaurants, has come home.<p>The method, which means “under vacuum” in French but has come to refer to a broader approach to low-temperature cooking, is already ubiquitous in luxury …

Sous

Opinion: 4 blockchain companies that could change everything from accounting to money transfers

The first generation of the digital revolution brought us the Internet of information. The second generation — powered by blockchain technology — is …

Blockchain
Blockchain

6 things to do if you want to wake up before 6 a.m. feeling refreshed

The hardest part of becoming an early riser is creating the routine, or as the book "T he Power of Habit" calls it, a "Habit Loop."<p>By creating a cue to remind yourself you are beginning a new routine that will eventually lead to reward, you yourself can become the early bird and reap the many …

Reggae

Common medicines tied to changes in the brain | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Commonly used drugs for problems like colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now researchers have some fresh evidence that may help explain the connection.<p>A person holds pharmaceutical …

Biomedicine

The best business advice from Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has written a letter to shareholders every year since 1997, when he took his company public.<p>While the letter is intended to recap Amazon's accomplishments over the year, it also comes with a lot of great business insights and management advice Bezos has picked up while running …

Business Strategy

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that'll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture-and that amazing moment you get to say "I quit!" to your boss. But what great idea should you say "I …

Small Business

An Indian city is getting driverless taxi pods that travel above the street

In 2001, Gurgaon, India had 173,000 people. Today, it's nearing one million. All those extra people have made traveling on roadways incredibly difficult, to the point where the government sees leaving the roads altogether as one of the only immediate solutions.<p>That's where the Metrino personal …

Roads

10 Inspirational Quotes from Steve Jobs

This New York startup is trying to change the way we care for seniors, and it now employs 1,000 full-time caregivers

The problem was how to care for his grandfather. Trying to take on caring for a senior can quickly sap the energy of a family, and hiring a caregiver can be a terrifying experience. You just don't know what you're going to get, Bruno says.<p>"Only 20% of the time a caregiver sticks," Bruno says. Bruno …

Startups

Take your coding skills and your paycheck to the next level with the help of this online course bundle

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Courtesy of CareerCast Web development is an expansive field. With so many programming languages to learn, and then different libraries …

Online Education