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8 Things We Can Do Now to Build a Space Colony This Century

Before humans start living in space on a regular basis, there's a lot of basic science and political agendas that need to advance. We talked to …

7 Free Beauty Apps That Make You Look Flawless in Every Photo

By Lindsey Coco for GLAM4GOOD<p>We think you're gorgeous just as you are, but let's face it -- we are inundated on a daily basis with pictures of stars, models and "it" girls looking flawless. Pretty much every image you see posted from our pop culture icons is manipulated to look cooler or prettier …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Slidedocs: Spread Ideas with Effective Visual Documents

Download the interactive PowerPoint at slidedocs.com! Nancy Duarte’s fourth book, Slidedocs, introduces a new medium: slidedocs. Slidedocs are visual documents developed in presentation software intended to be read and referenced instead of projected.<p>In Nancy’s book, readers will learn best …

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Sony VAIO Pro review: 'we're going to war with the MacBook Air'

My go-to laptop buying advice has been the same for the last two years, at least for anyone who doesn't know their PRAM from their Linux kernel. Oh, you're looking for a new laptop? Buy a MacBook Air. Apple's cheapest and lightest notebook is the easy choice — it's fast enough, has a fantastic …

Singularity University to launch $50 million venture fund to tackle the world’s ‘grand challenges’

Forward-looking startups will have a chance at $50 million later this year when Singularity University, an education center and accelerator based at …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

Bridges galore

As we approach 30,000 groups related to them, bridges are a big deal in our community. The new ones, old ones, the ones that seem to go on endlessly …

The maps transforming how we interact with the world

<b>The modern map is no longer an unwieldy printed publication we wrestle with on some blustery peak, but digital, data-rich, and dynamic.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessIs 'mind control' becoming a reality?Solar boat in quest for cleaner seafaringTech to let a blind skater roam freeLava …

How To Make a Quantum Bit

Bitcoin and the illusion of money

The world’s “first decentralised digital currency” promises financial salvation, but what is it and can it really deliver?<p>Dubai. Greece. Spain. Portugal. Italy. Cyprus. Ireland. The list of countries needing financial bailouts seems to go on and on. And that’s before you include those banks in the …

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Nasa Ladee mission: Solving a Moon mystery

Nasa's Ladee mission is part of a resurgence of interest in the Moon and it is all down to the fact that we barely understand our cosmic neighbour.<p>You would be forgiven for thinking that America lost interest in the Moon forty years ago, in December 1972, when Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan left …

Your Mass is NOT From the Higgs Boson