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This chart shows why robot taxis are coming sooner than we might think

Google’s Waymo has been stepping on the gas, logging more and more road testing miles to get ready for the launch of an autonomous ride hail service later this year. The company hit a new milestone, it said on Friday: 8 million miles driven on public roads, up from 5 million in February.<p>CEO John …

Morgan Stanley

7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

Danish robotics company Odico is automating the global construction dinosaur – and enabling freeform architecture

Robotic hot-wire cutting by OdicoOdico<p>On Monday 2 July Danish company Odico was listed on Nasdaq First North, raising DKK 30 million to boost its first-mover advantage in the promising future industry of robotic construction.<p>Odico’s mission is nothing short of “Transforming the global construction …

How Did PetSmart Eliminate $12M in Fraudulent Transactions?

The company is using AI. You should too.<p>PetSmart, like many online retailers, frequently suffers from fraudulent transactions on its website when stolen credit card numbers are used to purchase products. But the company is getting smarter. Last year it stopped about $12 million fraudulent …

Artificial Intelligence

Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Piano Lessons, According to Science

With 88 keys and hundreds of internal strings, a standard piano produces a slew of unique sounds and tones. And mastering that complex system doesn’t …

Sea level rise is pushing coastal property owners to move to higher ground

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite the apocalyptic drumbeat from climate scientists, most Americans remain skeptical that climate change is the "most urgent threat facing our entire species," as actor Leonardo DiCaprio argues. According to a 2017 Yale poll, only 20% of Americans were "very worried" about global …

Climate Change

Chimps Eat Baby Monkey Brains First—A Clue to Human Evolution

The apes have surprising strategies for how they eat meat, a new study says.<p>A group of chimpanzees travels through the woodlands of Gombe National Park, Tanzania, where Jane Goodall first began studying their kind back in 1960. They come upon red colobus monkeys.<p>Chimps survey their prey. A hunt …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Baby wet wipes 'cause food allergy', new study warns

Parents should avoid using infant wipes and thoroughly wash soap off their babies to reduce the risk of childhood food allergies, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers have hailed a “major advance” in understanding what causes the complaints after tests revealed links between skin damage and …

Retailers Race Against Amazon to Automate Stores

SEATTLE — To see what it’s like inside stores where sensors and artificial intelligence have replaced cashiers, shoppers have to trek to Amazon Go, the internet retailer’s experimental convenience shop in downtown Seattle.<p>Soon, though, more technology-driven businesses like Amazon Go may be coming …

eCommerce

A spec Passive House was built in Dallas. Will buyers bite?

<b>Yes, a Passive House can look and feel perfectly normal. But what do buyers really want?</b><p>The headline in the local real estate paper says First …

In Sweden’s Preschools, Boys Learn to Dance and Girls Learn to Yell

STOCKHOLM — Something was wrong with the Penguins, the incoming class of toddlers at the Seafarer’s Preschool, in a wooded suburb south of Stockholm.<p>The boys were clamorous and physical. They shouted and hit. The girls held up their arms and whimpered to be picked up. The group of 1- and …

Gender-Neutral

A Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face

A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.<p>When local architecture firm Warc Studio was hired to expand a historic one-story home in the Melbourne suburb of Oakleigh, the design team sought inspiration from the "seemingly ubiquitous" lean-to …

Outdoor Spaces

Two Connected Cabins Make Up This Spectacular Retreat in Colorado

A clever, grated metal deck serves as a "snow strainer" at this eco-conscious mountain home.<p>Designed to capture the character of traditional wooden cabins within a contemporary framework, this family residence in Fairplay, Colorado, is comprised of two cabins linked by an outdoor deck. The …

Design

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Design

Parents: Tax Reform Just Opened Up a New Planning Opportunity

Find out how your kids can save you on your taxes -- especially if you're wealthy.<p>The tax reform laws that just went into effect at the beginning of …

Retirement

Vegetables that keep on giving, year after year | James Wong

Perennial crops, like artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb, can produce continual harvests from a single planting for decades at a time<p>Finally! The first signs of spring are on the horizon. I’ll have to wait a while before I can sow batch after batch of the annual crops, like lettuce, carrots and …

Gardening

How to get children to eat greens: Use more stick and less carrot, study finds

Parents should not reward their children for eating greens, researchers said after discovering that youngsters who are not praised for trying vegetables are more likely to eat them eventually.<p>The best way to get children to eat food they do not like is simply to give them repeated exposure to it, …

The Truth About the Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss

The Mediterranean diet is one example of a plant-based eating plan that can help with weight loss. Interest in plant-based diets has increased in …

Science says kids who become successful have parents who teach them 8 things

All the extremely successful people I know — and all the great leaders I know — are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how to sell is the one skill everyone needs to be successful.)<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to …

Self-improvement

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

$1 Trillion Investor Says Now Isn't Time to Cut Real Estate

There may be worrying developments in some property markets, but the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund says it has no intention of pulling back …

Powerful video warns of the danger of autonomous ‘slaughterbot’ drone swarms

The scenes depicted are terrifying: a classroom shooting, target political assassinations, nations living in fear of targeted attacks with no way to …

San Francisco: Where to take out-of-town relatives and guests - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it</i> <i>with new additions</i> <i>for</i> <i>summer 2018</i><i>.</i><p>The three-day holiday weekend is here folks. For many this means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will drop by for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

The West Will Burn

By the end of the century, sea level rise could wipe out millions of homes and force us to relocate some major population centers. This has been accepted science for decades, and we’re beginning to see the effects today. But just like we’ve gotten used to the idea of a Florida man standing knee …

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

5 nursery items parents regret buying, according to a professional organizer

By Nicole Anzia<p>Preparing for the arrival of a baby is daunting for many reasons. Not least of all because it requires purchasing so many items you've never given a single thought.<p>Everyone — your neighbor, your great-aunt, your college roommate — will give you advice. It's easy to be sold on the …

Gliders

The Amazon Advantage

<i>Image credit</i><p>We all know Amazon (AMZN) as the unstoppable force of nature that seems to be taking over the world, characteristics that have made its …

In Texas, odds of Hurricane Harvey rainfall could rise to nearly 1 in 5 per year by 2100

So much for the storm of the century.<p>A new study suggests that massive hurricanes like Harvey are expected to strike Houston and Texas with much greater frequency in the future than they do now.<p>Why?<p>Blame our changing climate.<p>According to a study published Monday in PNAS, the odds of Harvey-like …