Tom Marcus Ekunwe

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Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution

How General Electric, Local Motors, and an army of DIY inventors are rebuilding American manufacturing<p>This past February, in a nondescript industrial building near downtown Louisville, Kentucky, a few executives from GE Appliances set out to stage the division’s first hackathon. Louisville is home …

Manufacturing

The Game of Life: a beginner's guide

When I give talks I often discuss the The Game of Life, a mathematical recreation in which patterns evolve in fascinating ways. One of the earliest computer crazes, it always gets a wow. For those who have never heard of Life before and for those who might want to find out more, I made videos of …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

Illuminati Sellouts Exposed - Open Your Eyes People !!

A letter to … the woman I wasn't ready for

I was a naive, hopeful young man when I met you; all romantic intentions and love songs. You were a (slightly) older woman with a young son. We'd both come out of stressful relationships, mine with a younger, depressed student and you with the manipulative father of your child. In those early days …

CES 2014: A Portable Battery That Can Charge A Phone...And Jump Start A Car

Your new roadtrip companion<p>Amidst the never-ending phone accessories at CES, this one stood out: A portable battery that can charge your phone AND jumpstart your car. The PowerAll is a rechargeable 12000-mAh battery with two USB ports (it holds roughly six charges for a smartphone) and a built-in …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

Visitors from Beyond the Galaxy Reach the Antarctic

Astronomers have become incredibly skilled at detecting cosmic radiation in all its forms—not just ordinary, visible light, but also light we can’t …

It's business that really rules us now

It's the reason for the collapse of democratic choice. It's the source of our growing disillusionment with politics. It's the great unmentionable. Corporate power. The media will scarcely whisper its name. It is howlingly absent from parliamentary debates. Until we name it and confront it, politics …

The Five Best Exercises You're Not Doing

As an athlete you train to be bigger, faster, and stronger for that competitive edge. Sure, your classic exercises like the bench press, squat, and …

Workouts

Why Deep Squats Are The Best Squats

<i>By Nick English</i><p>The humble squat might just be the most effective exercise you can do: It engages the entire lower half of the body, including the hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings and calves, while also hitting the core, shoulders and back. A perfect squat is a symphony of muscular coordination …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Maths is fun (sometimes)

In my secondary school, one of the maths teachers had a sign in his window saying "Maths is Fun". Of course, we often mocked this on a regular basis; we were adolescents and therefore knew everything, so poured endless scorn on the claims of teachers with the worldly cynicism of 14-year-olds.<p>But …

Incredible "Bleeding" Sand Sculpture by Guy-Olivier Deveau

<i>Bleeding</i> is an incredibly eye-catching sand sculpture by Qubec City-based artist Guy-Olivier Deveau that features a resting head boasting undeniably surreal elements. Rather than depicting a calming, serene scene of a giant, slumbering head, the piece focuses on an open-mouthed man's head, …

Sculpture

Skulls A to Z – Alphabet Print by 67 Inc

Skulls Print<p>Skulls, skulls, lots of skulls. The guys of 67 Inc have created another a to z alphabet print. This time, skulls of various species are …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

5 Profound Insights On Success From A Wharton Prof Devoted To Understanding It

When Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell was faced with a life-threatening illness, he was forced to think about the big picture. What was success to him? Since then, Shell has dedicated his life to helping folks find true meaning in their own lives and work.<p>If one advances confidently …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue, The Sharpest Space Photos Ever, And More

<b>250 microns</b>: the thickness of the microtissues printed out by the first commercial 3-D bioprinter, which will soon help biochemists test new drugs<p><b>100 miles</b>: the distance the Galileo space probe made it into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995 before being vaporized (could a stronger spacecraft fly …

Can Google build its own ‘Nexus car’ without the help of automakers?

Google(s goog) is weighing building its own line of self-driving cars independent of the automakers, according to new report by Amir Efrati on …

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Stunning SongJiang Hotel Project Takes Advantage of Abandoned Water-Filled Quarry

<b>SongJiang Hotel concept</b> is pretty stunning project, it’s been won by Atkins as part of an international design competition to design a 5-star resort …

Fabregas set to follow Higuain to Arsenal? | Transfer Talk #12

Why Grumpy People Can Be Super Productive

If you’re waiting for the “right mood” to strike before you attack that stack of work, you might be waiting a loooooonnng time.<p>When we say that we’re “waiting for the right time” to start on something, we tend to mean that we want to feel good about what we’re doing–but new research suggests that a …