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Tesla's toy boat: A drone before its time

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i><p>The military complex has certainly embraced the concept of telerobotics, especially in the use of drones, but luckily the technology has also …

The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

Implant reduces sleep apnea episodes by 70 percent - Futurity

A year after having a sleep apnea device implanted, people reported a dramatic reduction in daytime sleepiness, according to a new study.

Sleep

7 more grams of fiber cuts heart disease risk - Futurity

Even small increases in the amount of daily fiber can lower the risk of both cardiovascular and coronary heart disease, new research suggests.

Heart Disease

How Yoga Became A $27 Billion Industry -- And Reinvented American Spirituality

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, opening a school to share the teachings of the spiritual leader Yogi Bhajan. At that time, there were only two other yoga studios in …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: CEL<p>In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

7 Things Every Great Boss Should Do | Inc.com

Management fads come and go, but some things just don't change. The fundamental values of good leadership and management determine just how effective you really are as a boss. Great bosses consistently inspire employees to perform well and remain loyal. Needless to say, those qualities play a major …

Employment

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Hiring? 7 Fatal Mistakes Interviewers Make | Inc.com

Job candidates make a lot of mistakes in interviews. That's bad—at least for a person hoping to get hired—but what's much worse is when you, as the interviewer, make one of the following mistakes:<p>1. Mistake nervousness or shyness for a lack of ability.<p>Some people just don't interview well. They're …

Employment

You Can Buy Employee Happiness. But Should You?

Companies that offer lavish benefits believe there is a return on their investment. The challenge: figuring out how to calculate it.<p>What kind of employer are we talking about? Some perk-laden tech start-up embroiled in a perpetual war for talent? Nope.<p>In fact, the company in question is Diamond Pet …

World Trade Center

Obamacare Benefits Start-Ups: SHOP Subsidies for Small Business | Inc.com

Unlike your larger peers with 50 or more employees, you won’t have to pay penalties if your start-up doesn’t offer health insurance starting in 2015. That alone could be an advantage as larger competitors struggle to ensure they are in compliance. Moreover, your start-up is likely to qualify for a …

Health Care

3 Ways Your Hang-ups Get in the Way of Growing Your Business | Inc.com

Over 23 million individuals claimed nonfarm sole proprietorship income in the U.S. in 2011, according to the IRS, with profits for these individuals rising 5.6 percent from 2010 to $282.6 billion. Many are professionals, like lawyers, IT pros, or chiropractors; others are savvy entrepreneurs or …

Small Business

Coursera Adds Another $20M To Its Already Massive Series B

Back in July, Coursera announced a $43 million series B. Now the round has grown to an even more impressive $63 million with the addition of funding from three undisclosed university partners.<p>The education startup told AllThingsD that the delay was due to the new investors’ longer due diligence …

10 Illegal Most Common Interview Questions

With unemployment in the US hovering at 7.5%, which translates to nearly 12 million, there are a lot of people looking for work. Sadly, some …

Employment