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9 Useful Apps for Product Managers

If you are a product manager, you know just how important great tools are for planning and managing your team’s progress on a daily basis. If you’re …

Blog

8 Podcasts That Will Help Distract You on a Long Run

When a friend’s sister recently told me that she listens to podcasts while running, I was intrigued, but also skeptical. How do you run without a …

Self-improvement

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

Oil & Gas Industry

A Logic Named Joe

Baen Books, 2005 - Fiction - 600 pages<p>Contents<p>A Logic Named Joe<br>Murray Leinster<br>Limited preview - 2005<p>About the author (2005)<p>Bibliographic …

Wheel Worries: Mars Rover Curiosity Dealing With Damage

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity faces ongoing wheel wear and tear as it continues its trek across the rock-strewn Red Planet.<p>The car-size Curiosity rover …

The impact of small business on the US economy in 2 extreme charts

There's a fascinating statistical phenomenon called a "fat-tailed distribution" that shows up in several places in economics, sociology, ecology, and elsewhere. These distributions describe situations where a large part of a population sits very close to the average on some measure, but a handful …

Deutsche Bank
IaaS

The great unraveling of globalization

In late 2013, Cisco chief executive John Chambers used a portentous phrase while telling analysts that sales in emerging markets were spiraling downward, forcing the networking equipment company to cut its three- to five-year revenue growth target: “We’re the canary in the coal mine.”<p>It was meant …

World Economy

There will be sex in space: Mars, science and “the dictates of biology and human culture”

Zero-gravity sex presents many challenges. But on Mars, the science of getting it on could be with us<p>Let’s start by stating the obvious: It’s far easier and cheaper to fix the problems of this planet than to find a way to live off-Earth.<p>What are the challenges that might make us want to find a new …

Singularity

Henry Ford Built The Modern Corporation. Now We're Tearing It Down.

When Henry Ford started his company in 1903, he did more than just create a car or an assembly line (neither of which he actually invented). What he did was establish an entirely new form of organization, culminating in the vertically integrated River Rouge complex that was completed in 1928.<p>Yet …

Innovation
Investing

Fidelity Funds: The Fund You Must Have in Your 401k

<i>Fidelity Investor</i> members, CNBC anchors, members of the World MoneyShow audience and others often ask me the same question:<p>If I could own only one …

Investing

What Dividend Stocks are the Billionaires Buying?

iBillionaire—the creators of the index backing the Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF—are at again, launching a new index that tracks the dividend stocks being bought by hedge fund masters of the universe and other financial billionaires.<p>The iBillionaire High Dividend Index, which was just launched …

Investing

2014: A Case For ETF Portfolio Investing

Now that the year is behind us and we have some nice round numbers, it’s a good time to look back and understand how building an ETF portfolio really works.<p>For this experiment, let’s use some widely held ETFs that track the major market benchmarks. The bottom line is simple: Taken in 12-month …

Investing

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

Personal Finance

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

Astronomy

Black Friday Deals at Staples Include iPad Air for $319

More Black Friday deals are coming to light, most recently from Staples, as reported by <i>iDownloadBlog</i>. The deals include the 16 GB WiFi iPad Air for $319, 16 GB iPad mini 2 (retina display) for $239, and the 16 GB iPad 4 (the model prior to the iPad Air) for $279. These prices represent discounts in …

IPad Air

Why Monster.com Is Failing And Others Will Follow

In 2006 Monster.com was one of the 20 most visited websites in the world. By January of 2011, Monster was rated the worst stock of the year. Earlier this year, 2014, Monster launched a new strategy and global rebrand in an attempt to right their ship. It didn’t work. Earlier this week, Monster CEO …

Microsoft Is Rising Again

<i>Disclosure: I own shares of MSFT</i><p>After remaining in the shadows of Apple, Google, and other rising technology companies for several years, Microsoft is rising again, as evidenced by the release of new products and improving financials. Today, the company announced its own system for consolidating …

6 Common Financial Fears -- And How To Conquer Them

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When you were a child, the things that spooked you the most at night were probably the monsters that lived in your closet and under your bed.<p>These days, however, your late-night worries are likely much more tangible and probably revolve around money.<p>In …

Social Security and Unpaid Student Loans: What the Feds Won't Tell You

At a Senate Committee hearing this week, the Government Accountability Office, a research arm of the Congress, reported that 155,000 people last year had their Social Security checks docked to pay off a delinquent student loan. Other news outlets have reported a similar statistic.<p>None of these …

Man Accidentally Calls Obama 'First President of United States of Africa' At Event

"Thank you, Mr. President," said a man from Senegal during a question-and-answer session. "President Obama is the first president of United States of Africa. I would like to know, can you share the two important issues you will discuss with the first president of United Nations of Africa."<p>Obama …

United States

The Message from SapphireNow was Simple | Mint Jutras | Making Enterprise Business Systems Pay Dividends

Period.<p>You probably thought I was going to tell you what the message was, after describing it as simple, right? Wrong. “Simple” is the message. In …

IT

SAP Fires Cloud Chief Shawn Price and Realigns Company

More changes as Bill McDermott gets ready to take over as CEO later this month.<p>SAP has fired the head of its cloud business unit Shawn Price, sources familiar with the move tell <b>Re/code</b>, in what appears to be a significant strategic realignment of the German business software giant.<p>The news comes …