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To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Mindfulness

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Medicine

The dark side of Silicon Valley, according to a teenager who grew up there

Home of the brightest engineers, the coolest new technology, and the highest salaries in the world, Silicon Valley is also home of the most cutthroat competitive high schools.<p>Let's take a look at the schools with the highest SAT scores in the nation. Unsurprisingly, 6 of the top 20 are located in …

​Google's AI software is moving into your iPhone

The next version of Google's TensorFlow neural network software will run on iPhones and iPads, bringing a new type of computing smarts to mobile devices.<p>Google's artificial intelligence software, smart enough to help vanquish the world's top Go player and answer your email, is coming to your iPhone.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

The Earth's magnetic field is weakening ten times faster than expected

New satellite data from the European Space Agency has revealed some puzzling findings: the Earth’s magnetic field appears to be weakening much faster …

Smart year-end tax planning moves

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time for strategic moves to lower your 2015 tax bill. This is the second installment of our two-part …

Beer/Weed Bong: New Yorkers Try the Knockout Challenge On Complex

Multiculturalism

4 Top TNW Deals: Headphones to Drones

It’s time for another roundup of can’t-miss offers from TNW Deals! We’ve got some fantastic gear to help you enjoy your favorite media at home and on the move — and a video drone too!<p>Here’s what you can get your hands on right now:<p>AIAIAI TMA-1 Headphones: DJ-quality sound for the globetrotting …

StoreDot grabs $42M for its bio-organic, ultrafast charging batteries

StoreDot, a company that uses bio-organic technology to make ultrafast charging batteries, has just raised $42 million in new funding.<p>StoreDot has discovered self-assembling nanodots from organic materials that can be used to make a new kind of batteries. The company first showed off its prototype …

Earth's Water Is Older Than The Sun

Why that’s good news for alien hunters<p>Since water is one of the vital ingredients for life on Earth, scientists want to know how it got here. One theory is that the water in our solar system was created in the chemical afterbirth of the Sun. If that were the case, it would suggest that water might …

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

G-Eazy - Almost Famous (Official Music Video)

Music Videos

Air America: The Dramatic Aerial Photography of Michael Light

"If you keep going up and up, the world becomes quite circular and alien. You see the world quite literally as a planet."<p>Photographer Michael Light divides his time between San Francisco and a remote house hear Mono Lake, on the eastern flank—and in the shadow—of the Sierra Nevada. An artist widely …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

How I Made My Worst Hire of All Time | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, I’ve mostly exhibited a good balance of cerebral and intuitive decision-making, but there have been key moments when I should have listened to my gut.<p>Gut feelings can be useful in a variety of situations, but I believe they’re most important when it comes to other people, …

Innovation Isn’t an Idea Problem

When most organizations try to increase their innovation efforts, they always seem to start from the same assumption: “we need more ideas.” They’ll start talking about the need to “think outside the box” or “blue sky” thinking in order to find a few ideas that can turn into viable new products or …

4 Strategies That Inspire Creativity | Inc.com

At the age of 20, Lorenzo the Magnificent was the most powerful and wealthiest man in 15th century Europe. His father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, had recently died and left him the Medici bank along with the reins of the Florentine government.<p>But Lorenzo wasn’t exclusively interested in power, …

Look out, he's behind you! Eight-ton orca leaps 15ft into the air to finally capture dolphin he wanted for dinner after two-hour chase

• The dolphin was originally part of a small group swimming off the Mexican coast<br>• But the others managed to get away - leaving it at the mercy of a …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …

Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry

Today Stratasys announced that it has acquired MakerBot, as we first reported, in a stock deal worth $403 million based on the current share value of Stratasys. The combination of the companies brings together a leader in 3D industrial printing and manufacturing, with the emerging leader in desktop …

Amazing High Speed Water Wig Photography Technique

The first things you’re probably wondering is, <i>“What exactly is a water wig?”</i> To best answer that question, ask photographer Tim Tadder about his …

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Beautiful Close-Up Underwater Photos of Luminous Sea Creatures

Photographer Joshua Lambus has put together a beautiful series of photographs showing luminous creatures of the deep glowing with light against a …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Elon Musk Is Talking To Google About An Autopilot System For Tesla

Entrepreneur and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has revealed today that he’s been in talks with Google to develop an ‘autopilot’ function for his company’s electric cars.<p>Bloomberg reports that Musk has been in discussions with Google over “self-driving technology” currently being developed over at …

One of my favorite scenes from 30 Rock