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Climate change means Hurricane Florence will dump 50% more rain

Hurricane Florence is set to bring 50% more rainfall to the US east coast due to human-induced climate change, according to a landmark forecast that has outlined the influence of warming temperatures upon the looming storm.<p>An attribution study by scientists ahead of Florence’s landfall, expected in …

North Carolina

Reaction buries carbon in the ocean faster than we thought

New research shows organic matter sulfurization, a process previously thought to occur over tens of thousands of years, can actually occur in a …

Washington University

Create your own website with this handy tool

Having your own website is pretty much a necessity if you're an entrepreneur or freelancer. But it can be a complicated and frustrating process …

Handy

Blockchain Cannot Solve All The World's Problems, But It Sure Does Help With The Following

Blockchain. That “mysterious” technology behind the cryptocurrency revolution. It is the driving force behind cryptocurrencies, because it provides an immutable ledger of all of those digital currency transactions.<p>And as cryptos, at least the top few, become more mainstream method of personal …

Blockchain

The Benefits of Blockchain Across Industries | Oracle Profit Magazine

Blockchain’s approach to security makes it valuable technology for companies looking to share data easily.<p><i>by Subramanian Iyer</i><p>April 2016<p>Companies …

Blockchain

Climate Change Drives Bigger, Wetter Storms — Storms Like Florence

Hurricane Florence is moving relentlessly toward the Southeastern U.S. It's a large, powerful cyclone that will likely bring storm surge and high winds to coastal communities.<p>But climate scientists say one of the biggest threats posed by Florence is rain.<p>"Freshwater flooding poses the greatest risk …

Hurricane Harvey

This Animation of Temperature Trends Across 191 Countries Is Almost Painful to Watch

So much red.<p>In presentations of global warming, sometimes watching maps morph from blue (cold) to red (hot) grows tiresome. Talented data visualizers …

Global Warming

What is Industry 4.0? Here's A Super Easy Explanation For Anyone

We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing. This transition is so compelling that it is being called Industry 4.0 to represent the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing. From the first …

Industry 4.0

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?<p>Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer

Modern smartphones can take outstanding pictures — but they're not so outstanding for taking those images and immediately turning them into prints. …

Batteries

Solar Installers Should Bundle Panels With Heat Pumps, Study Says

Solar installers could offer rooftop customers even more savings by bundling solar panels with heat pumps and other electric appliances, according to a recent study by the Rocky Mountain Institute.<p>RMI studied the carbon benefits and financial costs of electrification of home heating in four U.S. …

Solar Power

Could the 'Mangrove Effect' Save Coasts From Sea Level Rise?

When it comes to climate change and sea level rise, the news has been generally bad for communities on the U.S. Southeast coast.<p>Florida is set to …

Climate Change

Other

This is my 500th article for Forbes. If we published them in book form, they would fill seven books. Reflecting on the three main ideas flowing through and out of those articles:<p>BRAVE Leadership – A framework for thinking about culture and leadership.<br>• Strategic Points of Inflection – Jump-shifting …

Leadership

Blockchain: The end of banking as we know it?

A look at how the technology-enabled mechanism of trust could impact all sorts of financial transactions<p>Blockchain has the potential to create …

Blockchain

Innovation can transform the way we solve the world's water challenges

From an environmental and social impact perspective, this year has given the world much to worry about. On track to be the fourth hottest year on …

World Economic Forum

Fast melting Arctic ice may hit Indian monsoon: Study | environment

The polar Arctic zone, which has been melting for much of the last two centuries, shows an accelerated pace after 1970, a new paper published by …

Supersized solar farms are sprouting around the world (and maybe in space, too)

Environment<p>A vast photovoltaic facility now being built in Egypt is part of a global trend.<p>In a quest to cut the cost of clean electricity, power utilities around the world are supersizing their solar farms.<p>Nowhere is that more apparent than in southern Egypt, where what will be the world’s largest …

Solar Panels

The first trailer for a hard-hitting blockchain documentary is here [sponsored]

by Futurism August 14, 2018 Future Society 1911<p>Everyone familiar with blockchain has one, nagging question: Where, exactly, did this technology come …

11 Blockchain Companies You Should Be Paying Attention To

Even though blockchain is arguably one of the most revolutionary emerging technologies right now, do you think you could name a blockchain company …

Blockchain

How brand new science will manage the fourth industrial revolution

It's about artificial intelligence, data, and things like quantum computing and nanotechnology. Australian National University's 3A Institute is …

The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 6 Major Blockchain Trends For 2018 Outlined By Deloitte

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things.<p>Blockchain continues to grow in popularity as people across multiple industries find new applications for it. Recently, Deloitte released a report …

Blockchain

Stop Chasing Your Customers and Do This Instead

I recently tested an unconventional sales strategy that is changing the way small businesses are prospecting, generating leads, and creating influential partnerships. The best part? It doesn't require any complicated digital strategies or hefty ad budgets.<p>The strategy is called the Dream 100. I …

Marketing

Sweden's Highest Peak Melts Away as Record Temperatures Hit Arctic Circle

A summer heatwave in the Arctic circle has claimed a victim in Sweden’s highest point, a glacier on Kebnekaise mountain in the north of the …

3 Industries Blockchain Entrepreneurs Will Change for the Better

Here are promising markets for any entrepreneur looking to dive into a long-term blockchain project.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the emergence of blockchain technology, innovation seems far from over, and as new processes and systems emerge, entrepreneurs should …

Blockchain

Atmospheric carbon last year reached levels not seen in 800,000 years

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth’s atmosphere reached 405 parts per million (ppm) last year, a level not seen in 800,000 years, …

Microsoft Excel — Share Your Automation Tricks by Creating An Add-In

This Will Make You The Office Hero!<p>Yesterday, I wrote about <i>“6 Macro Printing Tips That Will Save Every Excel User Hours!”</i><p><b>Microsoft Excel — 6 Macro</b> …

Excel 2013 Statistical Analysis #33: Binomial Probability Distributions: Tables, Charts, Functions

Excel 2013 Statistical Analysis #43: Simple Random Sampling in Excel: Process & Theory

Excel 2013 Statistical Analysis #53: 5 Steps Hypothesis Testing: P-value & Critical Value Methods