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33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Inspired by a 2012 Quora thread, we came up with our own list of companies you should join if you want to make some serious cash in four years, assuming you're able to negotiate a bunch of stock options when you join.<p>We've included employee count for each company. For startups whose employee …

California Hyperloop Test Track Will Start Construction Soon

Round and round we go<p>There's good news and bad news about Hyperloop, the revolutionary transportation idea proposed by Elon Musk in 2013 that involves whisking people between cities in sealed pods through vacuum tubes at breathtaking speeds.<p>The good news: <i>Dezeen</i> reports that the first test track for …

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.<p>But now, Google's Life Sciences division is putting its immense resources behind new initiatives aimed at helping them better live with the …

Diabetes

Snap Drone Is Designed For Crash Landings

Safety first, selfies right after<p>By the sixth second of his first flight, Orville Wright was probably already past the thrill of flying and worried about how, exactly, he was going to land. After takeoff, landings are the hardest part of flying, a delicate balance of reducing speed and approaching …

Mr. Probz - Nothing Really Matters (Kav Verhouzer Remix)

Deadmau5 - Strobe (Shemce Remix)

Redondo x Bolier Feat. She Keeps Bees - Every Single Piece (LVNDSCAPE Remix)

Ansah - I Know (Radio Edit)

Ed Sheeran & Passenger - No Diggity vs. Thrift Shop (Kygo Remix) by Kygo - Listen to music

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How to become an awesome designer in 365 days

One of the old sayings that motivate me is “practice makes perfect”. Proverbs can be a bit of a cliché, but in some cases they can be true. I am a workaholic by nature, which obviously has its good and bad sides. One of the good sides is that I can’t stand still, and just do nothing all day long. …

France criticises Hungary's fence to stop migrants

6 Web design mistakes (and how to correct them)

It happens to everyone at some point: You look back on a website design and realize that you made a mistake. And we’re not talking about a misplaced comma. You see a full-scale can’t-believe-you-did-that kind of design faux paus. While you can’t go back in time, you can make corrections so your …

Samsung's New See-Through and Mirrored Displays Hardly Even Look Real

Imagine this as a window in your house<p>Today in Hong Kong, Samsung showed off its new mirrored and transparent OLED displays, and they look incredible.<p>Intended mostly for commercial use (at least right now) the displays Samsung showed off were paired with Intel's RealSense camera technology so that …

Playful Notification Device Avoids Beeping Alarms by Blowing a Bubble Instead

After a weekend of sleeping in and doing whatever you like, it's no fun adhering to a calendar come Monday. The design and consulting firm IDEO NY figured that the dreaded day would be a perfect candidate for an image overhaul. Created for Studio 360's <i>Redesigns</i> series, the team – Karin Soukup, …

The Magical Beauty Of Programmable Materials

Ikea furniture that assembles itself when you add water. 3-D printed, self-lacing McFlys. Modular, single-piece robots that fold like proteins The design possibilities of programmable materials seem limitless, but nothing has done a better job of getting across the <i>beauty</i> of such materials than this …

Beauty

Microsoft is turning the iPhone's camera into a 3D scanner

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

3D Scanners

Recycle Your Run

Wild in both function and aesthetic, Enko is a revolutionary running shoe which, with its two shock absorbers, conserves all the energy stored in …

How to Hire a JavaScript Developer

JavaScript is everywhere. From fancy reactive interface elements on a website to nifty features in robust offline-capable, geolocation-based web applications - JavaScript powers them all. But its usefulness is not limited to the front-end alone.<p>JavaScript has crept into the back-end of some of the …

Here are the videos you don’t want to miss this week – August 8th, 2015

We’re in the midst of wrapping up yet another busy week in the Android world. This week didn’t provide us with as many major product announcements as last week, but that doesn’t mean the news stops there.<p>If you’ve missed any of our video coverage throughout the past few days, we’re here to help. …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Google buying Twitter would be like Microsoft buying Yahoo

It cropped up again Tuesday morning and may have contributed to a 4% rise in Twitter's stock price. One outlet reported rumors that Twitter had hired Goldman Sachs to fend off two possible takeover rumors, one from Google.<p>We have no idea whether the rumor is true. Twitter declined comment, and we …

26 MORE tech skills worth a $100,000+ salary

But the hot tech one year is not the next.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills right now.<p>And many skills pay more than $110,000, as we recently reported. But there are plenty more skills that can net you a six-figure salary.<p>Of …

Hilarious iPhone Wallpapers Remind You To Look At Your Screen Less

Artist Molly McLeod would like you to please calm down about your phone. (That is, unless you've got to text your mother. By all means, text the woman who gave you life.)<p>McLeod, a designer living in Oakland, California, created a collection of wallpapers inspired by the unhealthy compulsion many of …

23 super-successful people share the best advice they ever received

In fact, many of the most successful leaders are where they are today because they took advice from people they trusted.<p>Here we've compiled some of the best tips that executives have shared throughout the years.<p><i>Aimee Groth and Kim Bhasin contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

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Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Physics

Inside Google's first store (pictures)