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Running Out of TIME: The Slow, Sad Demise of a Great American Magazine

The weekly was among the first to invest heavily in the Internet. So how come Time.com never figured it out?<p>I can still remember how jealous I felt. It was the mid-1990s, and I was a reporter at <i>Inc.</i> magazine in Boston. At <i>Inc.</i>, we had just convinced our owner to cough up a few dollars for me and one …

Don’t Let Your Strengths Become Your Weaknesses

Perhaps the biggest fad to sweep through management in the last decade was the strengths movement. Its message was that you should build on natural talent to maximize strengths rather than try to improve weaknesses. It was the brainchild of Donald Clifton, the late grandfather of Positive …

To Change A Company, You Need Intrapreneurs

It can be hard to get a big, slow company to change its ways. It’s the efforts of courageous intrapreneurs that can change their trajectory. The key is to make your company a place where intrapreneurs can thrive.<p>Multinational corporations aren’t always known for their agility. Organizational …

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Great Leader? Take The Test

Most everyone, regardless of their current role, wonders if they’ve got the right stuff to become a strong leader. Today is your chance to find out.<p>I became aware this week of an interesting platform and philosophy of character-based leadership created by Aprille Trupiano, an International Business …

Striking a Blow for the 21st Century?

Texas A&M Student Body President vetoes bill aimed at defunding the campus’ LGBT student center.

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Mark Bitterman on salt

Watch This Honda S2000 Go Sideways In Tight Turkish Traffic

Thirteen words for you: Pretty please, with sugar on top, do not drive like this at home. Aside from that, wicked car control, Random Turkish YouTube …

Lexus to debut small hybrid CUV at 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Following rumors that Lexus has been working on a small crossover to slot below the RX (pictured), <i>Automotive News Europe</i> reports that the production-ready CUV will bow at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next March. Later this year, Lexus will preview this new crossover by way of a concept car at the …

Watch Raspberries Shatter In Slow Motion

A dramatic way to garnish<p><i>PopSci is pleased to present videos created by ChefSteps, the free-to-learn culinary school started by alumni of the creative team behind</i> Modernist Cuisine._ These original videos explore the art and science of cooking, as well as provide a glimpse into unseen or unnoticed …

Scientists develop fusion rocket technology in lab – and aim for Mars

Researchers at the University of Washington say they've built all the pieces for a fusion-powered rocket system that could get a crew to Mars in 30 days. Now they just have to put the pieces together and see if they work.<p>"If we can pull off a fusion demonstration in a year, with hundreds of …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Starving Sea Lion Pups Still Washing Up by the Hundreds in California

Author: Nadia Drake. Nadia Drake Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:10 pm. 2:10 pm<p>There’s no indication the ocean plans to …

'Green Pea' galaxies overflowing with light - Futurity

U. MICHIGAN (US) — Rare Green Pea galaxies discovered by the general public in 2007 …

Brain scans decode dream content

A team of Japanese neuroscientists has used brain scanning technology to read the content of people's dreams.<p>Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR …

Are new regulations too tough on coal? - Futurity

DUKE (US) — The cost of complying with tougher EPA air-quality standards could cause a …

ITC says Samsung text-selection feature infringes Apple patent

A U.S. trade agency judge has decided the text-selection feature Samsung has on its mobile devices infringes an Apple patent. If upheld, the ruling could stop Samsung from sending devices to the United States.<p>The International Trade Commission judge also decided that Samsung did not infringe on the …

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Phishing attacks hit users of Bitcoin banker Coinbase after data leaks

Users of Coinbase, a Silicon Valley-funded startup that offers some Bitcoin banking services, have become the target of phishing attacks. The booming virtual currency has grown into an increasingly appealing target for hackers, soaring from a valuation of around $13 each at the beginning of January …