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Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

ZURICH (Reuters) - With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s.<p>Chief Operating Officer Oliver (L) and his brother Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter of Swiss Microlino AG pose beside an …

Knowledge Management

Winning in digital | Digital McKinsey

June 29, 2017 – Senior Partner Jacques Bughin recently posted some thoughts on our Strategy and Corporate Finance blog on how executives can develop …

Digital Culture

Why Does Your Innovation Lab Exist?

Inspired by the other companies that have done the same and fearful of being disrupted by startups, several companies have opened innovation labs and startup accelerators. Examples of this include Telefonica’s Wayra, Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures, EDF Energy’s Blue Lab and many others. The …

Innovation

How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

The Most Beautiful Custom Ducati Scrambler. Hands Down

Ever since the Ducati Scrambler made its comeback in 2015, custom bike shops the world over have been tearing these things down and building them …

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

Six Steps To Becoming A Master Of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking stars are balanced thinkers. They practice moderation to insure against the perils of overthinking or underthinking. They are devotees of appropriateness and walk a path of situational awareness.<p>Real critical thinkers are disciplined in their craft of issue resolution. They honor …

Critical Thinking

How To Find An Idea For Your Startup

Have you dreamed of starting a business? Maybe you’ve watched every episode of <i>Shark Tank</i> and thought, “I could do that,” If only you could find the right idea.<p>I’ve been there. When I wanted to build a business making real money, I faced a dilemma: where to begin. I had enough time and a little …

Business Strategy

How to Innovate, Even In A Small Company

Innovation doesn't have to happen at a grand scale to impact your business.<p>It's no secret that innovation is key to building a company with staying power - one that can weather shifts in technology, economic cycles, and customer preferences and buying habits. To innovate is to stay ahead of the …

Coffee linked to longer life in latest study, suggesting it's part of a healthy diet

A new study links drinking coffee to living a longer life, according to research published Monday.<p>Researchers studied half a million people across the United Kingdom who drank 1 to 8 cups of coffee a day for the report published in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine.<p>"We found …

Medical Journals

Albert Technologies raises $18 million for AI platform that automates marketing campaigns

In case you missed the memo, artificial intelligence (AI) is now encroaching upon just about every facet of our lives, from recruitment and cybersecurity to ecommerce and even reputation management.<p>But creativity is one of the last remaining vestiges of human endeavor that is safe from the bony …

The micro Madrid apartment filled with hidden surprises

Spanish architectural firm Elii has recently transformed a tiny apartment in Madrid into a smart home filled with space-saving and multi-purpose …

Living Rooms

Decoding Digital Strategy - Harvard Business School Digital Initiative

01<p>In the digital landscape, the rules of strategy are changing. In this flash talk, Professor Sunil Gupta shares how to focus on the possibilities of …

The riddle of human nipple sizes

An idea that has taken root in evolutionary biology proposes that the biological features with the least variability normally possess a more clear …

Icon puts original Ford Bronco back into production

A new Ford Bronco is coming. An old one is on its way as well though, thanks to Jonathan Ward and his firm Icon. The truck is called the Old School …

Traditional Retailers Focus On Customer Experience At The Expense Of Other Innovations

Almost every retailer out there will tell you they need to be more innovative, and that this is hard. Retail has long been an industry focused on buying low, selling high, and optimizing everything in between. Having to meet an expectation of providing content, services, experience, engagement and …

Four concerns that keep CEOs awake at night

Since we conducted our first CEO survey 20 years ago, the world has reshaped itself faster than we can reshape ourselves; from a massive increase in …

Stress Test Your Company’s Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

As uncertainty is increasing and competition is becoming more fierce, executives need to have a broader understanding of competition itself in order to sustain an edge. Executives should be thinking about four different types of competition to maintain relevance in a changing environment, which …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

How I built a receipt chatbot over a weekend

Demo of the chatbot (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6stlktHL9-g) Last week my microwave stopped working so I went to Big W to get a replacement. As …

The problem with simply growing more tech hubs in Africa

Paris<p>More than 130 new hubs have opened in Africa over the last two years, and there are still not enough.<p>Many hubs get financial and technical support from foundations as well as tech and telco corporates among others. More recently, Facebook and Google have both rolled out significant new Lagos …

Startups

This is the Secret Trick Carmakers Allegedly Use to Get You To Pay More (It's Really Quite Clever)

Did you ever suspect?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>How often do you look at your car repair bill and understand all the costs?<p>How often do you look at all the numbers and marvel at just how expensive a new radiator might be?<p>At …

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

Nobe 100 Three-Wheel EV

Electric vehicles are changing what is possible in automotive design. The Nobe 100 takes electric technology and packages it in a small, …

Why Company Innovation Efforts Often Fail (And What To Do Instead)

Innovation units are emerging at speed in large companies: in a new study 70% of surveyed firms said they were increasing investment in these units, 60% of which were created in the past five years. Companies such as Google, Nissan and GSK use these units for exploring new opportunities and …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as new drug keeps men with previously 'untreatable' cases alive

Men with previously “untreatable” prostate cancer are being kept alive by a new drug in what experts believe may be a breakthrough for patients with the worst form of the disease.<p>A British trial has for the first time shown that state-of-the art immunotherapy can be used to target prostate …

Cancer

Crowdfunded Estonian Nobe electric has a plan to revive bubble cars

Want to get in on the ground floor of a new electric-car startup? Crowdfunding seems to be the latest rage for automotive startups in Europe.<p>The …

Gravity energy generator could revolutionise renewables | Reuters.com

Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the force of gravity to produce a new kind of renewable energy. Matthew Stock reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the …

Renewable Energy

Luggage With a Secret Stash

Studio Mango and Princess Traveller are the most recent recipients of a Red Dot Design Award for their Safety luggage collection that offers some …