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Three Email Habits That Kill Your Whole Team’s Productivity

The way managers communicate sets expectations for how everyone on staff communicates.<p>Eric, a client of mine, owned and ran a successful service firm with sales of $3.5 million per year and a healthy profit margin. But, he told me, “We’re bursting at the seams. I’m working six or seven days a week, …

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Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Japanese Robot Farm Company Going Big And Looking At New Vegetables

Companies like Spread are giving Japan’s agriculture industry a serious upgrade for the 21st century. Spread shot to fame for its highly automated, vertical farming units. The company is now looking at possibilities for widening its business, as well as possibly expanding into new kinds of …

Home energy storage is the driving force of the future, claims Tesla trailblazer

When it comes to grabbing headlines with visions of the future, few can beat entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk. He’s behind SpaceX, the rocket company that he sees as a vehicle to his dream of colonising Mars.<p>Better known, perhaps, are his Tesla electric cars, an increasingly common sight in the …

Striking Largescale Murals Capture Power Of Wildlife With Beautiful Fluidity

<b>The street art</b> of Portuguese artist Antonio Correia, better known as Pantonio, intentionally inserts the wildness of nature into otherwise gritty …

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Exploring Rome’s Street Art Scene

Graffiti has a long history in Rome. Illiterate masses of ancient Romans relied on painted signs to navigate the market places. In the 1850s, Italy …

Google.org Awards $3 Million To Racial Justice Organizations In SF Bay Area

David Drummond, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Alphabet; Bryan Stevenson, Founder and CEO, Equal Justice Initiative; Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Founder, Roses in Concrete Community School; Landon Dickey*, Special Assistant for African American Achievement & Leadership, San Francisco …

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Augmented Reality Computer Vision Startup Wrnch Gets $1.8M Series A Led By Mark Cuban

Talk to anyone in the AR space right now and the phrase “democratizing x” is bound to arise two or three dozen times.<p>Wrnch CEO Paul Kruszewski says that concept is especially true for the computer vision space, with war chest-toting companies like Magic Leap powering their own technologies while …

Augmented Reality

The Chewbacca Actor Is Tweeting Pages From a Very Early, Very Different Script of Star Wars

The original <i>Star Wars</i> went through so many iterations before it became the beloved movie we all know today. As Chewbacca, actor Peter Mayhew of …

Here's Every Single Oscar Winner for Visual Effects

The 2016 Oscars have some of the staunchest VFX competition in the award show’s history. (Either <i>Star Wars</i> or <i>Mad Max</i> better win, I swear to God.) But …

Street Art Murals in New York City that will take your breath away

Street art is definitely more popular than ever before. Quite often we stumble upon ‘art’ that is little more than graffiti tags, and sometimes it is …

Asia’s largest dry port becomes open-air gallery

The backdrop is Okhla, a colony in South Delhi district located near the border with a huge landfill. The Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Tughlakabad …

Streetwear

Gandhi and shipping containers take over Delhi streets - CNN Style

Written by Alisha Haridasani, CNN<p>The honking cars form a constant stream of background noise, blaring continuously to the beat of the jostling crowds. The air is thick with the smell of street food snacks, each vendor having its own magnetic pull.<p>But look above all of the hustle on this narrow …

Simon has evolved into a touch-free memory game

Hasbro reinventedSimon in 2014, using touchscreen displays to replace buttons and turn it into the <i>Simon Swipe</i>. Now, the famous American toymaker is gearing up to release a new version of the game, one that you don't even need to touch to play. <i>Simon Air</i> still throws color sequences at you to …

Articles about wood paneling loses its dated reputation renovation 1959 portland gem on Dwell.com - Dwell

On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their...<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>In August 2016, we’re taking Dwell Home Tours to Portland for the first time.<p>A 1960s home with an unusual …

Miami Art Week 2015: The Infinite or Uncountable

The notion of infinity or even that which is uncountable often perplexes the human brain. They've also been themes approached by artists for centuries. The following five pieces, seen across multiple fairs during Miami Art Week, either hint at one or the other, or tackle them head-on. From a line …

“From a Million Miles Away, NASA Camera Shows Moon Crossing Face of Earth”

<i>A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side</i> …

Space

Here’s what happens to the US mid-luxury market if the Tesla Model 3 does as well as the Model S

It’s rare for Tesla to disclose its sales per market, but it looks like they couldn’t resist the opportunity to highlight the Model S’ market performance in the U.S. during the earnings this week. The company confirmed 25,202 Model S sales in the U.S. in 2015, which gave the company a 25% market …

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Stella Artois NOVA Small Draught Refrigerator

Over the last few years, Stella Artois has grown to be one of the world's most consumed (and recognized) Belgian beers. With this success comes an even greater desire to innovate in other areas of the food and drink world—such as their year-long partnership with designer Marc Thorpe. NOVA—their …

What Would the World Look Like If Half of All Jobs Were Held by Robots?

Numerous intelligent people have now claimed that within the next few decades, robots will automate half of all existing jobs. Whether or not that …

SproutsIO

From Click & Grow to Urban Cultivator, technology is increasingly being used to bring the backyard garden closer than previously imaginable—to the heart of the kitchen. Another contender, Cambridge, MA-based SproutsIO, is coming close to launching their premium-level, all-in-one indoor gardening …

Organic farming 'could be key to feeding the world as global warming takes hold'

Organic farming – long held to be irrelevant in tackling world hunger – could be key to feeding the world as global warming takes hold, one of the …

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What this optical illusion says about you

Some see a rabbit and some see a duck, but some people can see both alternatively.<p>The drawing first appeared in a German magazine in 1892 and was …

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What will life look like in 100 years? Underwater cities, printed food and holidays to Mars

They look like scenes from a science fiction film - but these striking images show how we could all be living in 100 years time.<p>From owning an …

Charlie Chaplin

Watch This Hypnotic Yearlong Timelapse of the Sun in Ultraviolet

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) rings in its sixth year in space with a gorgeous, high res timelapse.<p>This week, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) celebrated its sixth year in space. No longer a wide-eyed noob when it comes to staring down the Sun, the satellite has yielded fascinating …

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Samsung wants you to wrap your feet in smart shoes

Technology companies want <i>everything</i> you wear to be smart, and Samsung-funded smart shoe IOFIT hopes to bring intelligence to your feet.<p>IOFIT is a custom shoe that tries to take wearable data further by giving you detailed, actionable information on the exercise you’re doing. Rather than just …

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