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Molecular scientists unexpectedly produce new type of glass

When Prof. Juan de Pablo and his collaborators set about to explain unusual peaks in what should have been featureless optical data, they thought …

How to Give Tough Feedback That Helps People Grow

Over the years, I’ve asked hundreds of executive students what skills they believe are essential for leaders. “The ability to give tough feedback” comes up frequently. But what exactly is “tough feedback”? The phrase connotes bad news, like when you have to tell a team member that they’ve screwed …

Leadership

What if a black hole sucked in Earth? | Earth Juice (Ep 44) | Earth Unplugged

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Black Holes

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Science

12 signs America is on the decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together …

Debriefing: A Simple Tool to Help Your Team Tackle Tough Problems

Your team has identified an important goal to hit, challenge to be addressed, or opportunity to be pursued. You call a meeting or two, set objectives, put a plan together, and start to execute. Everything looks good on paper.<p>But then your plan starts to hit some snags. Certain objectives are harder …

Management

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Is Your Supply Chain Ready for the Congestion Crisis?

A few years ago one of us (George) and his wife decided to sell their large house in the center of Toronto. With only one of their six children living at home, now was the time. But who in this age of smaller families would want our house? To our surprise, it sold in 20 minutes for 25% more than …

Manufacturing

Quartz

Globalization

Why Does Everyone Think They're Doing All the Work?

Think you're contributing 110 percent to a project? Researchers suggest you may be overclaiming.<br>Read More

This bionic lens could give everybody perfect vision

A British Columbian optometrist has invented an artificial lens that he says not only corrects a patient’s sight, but offers a level of clarity three …

Using Trial and Error, New Robot Can Learn Independently

New robot seeks to bring convenience to your life, and can master new tasks on the fly.<br>Read More

Digital Marketing Transit Map

Know where you're headed<p>Digital territory is wide and complex. To plan and manage effectively, you need a firm grasp on operational areas, …

Together, Scientists and Spiders Create the Strongest Material Ever

The protein fiber that spiders spin to make their webs is stronger than almost anything humans can make. Now, with a bit of a push from scientists, …

Ray Kurzweil: Can You Read 100 Million Web Pages in a Few Seconds? Your Robot Assistant Will.

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Singularity

This Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refueling And It Runs on Thorium

If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium would …

Engines

Jetpack power: Stunning 4K video of Jetmen soaring above Dubai at 120mph

A breathtaking video has been shot over Dubai, as 'Jetman' Yves Rossy and his partner soared into the skies using jet-powered wings that can …

Scientists Have Discovered a New State of Matter, Called 'Jahn-Teller Metals'

And it could be the key to understanding one of the biggest mysteries in physics today - high-temperature superconductors.<p>An international team of …

Breakthroughs

Behold the rare beauty of the underside of an iceberg

Quick, think of an iceberg. What probably popped in your mind is a mountain of frozen white bobbing menacingly in on a polar sea—like the one that sank the Titanic.<p>But that’s just the tip of the iceberg, literally. Physics tells us that up to 90% of these giant ice-slabs sit beneath the surface. …

Global Warming

To Jumpstart Growth, Flip the Company’s Priorities

The punishing forces of quarter-to-quarter performance expectations have forced business leaders to scramble for short-term profit gains at the long-term expense of the organization. Because of those short-term bets and strategic pivots, organizations are struggling to meet ever-changing customer …

Management

Ten-engine electric plane prototype takes off

A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter …

Aviation

China fast builds ‘counter-space’ capabilities to counter US satellites, Pentagon warns

Part of China’s rapidly developing space program consists of testing new anti-space technologies, even though the country publicly pledges not to …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Why mentoring is unlike any other professional relationship

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Can Time Go Backwards?

A local UC San Diego professor discusses the physical and psychological quandaries of time tonight on the Science Channel’s <i>Through the Wormhole</i> with …

Morgan Freeman

How ant colonies, butterfly swarms and lizard tongues are teaching industry a lesson

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the organizational strength of the ant colony, to the unseen communication in a swarm of butterflies, nature has always beaten man to it.<p>But now researchers at Festo, a German industrial control and automation company, are taking their cue from the natural world to gain valuable …

Insects

This unsexy technology is set to revolutionize the drone industry

The idea of skies filled with autonomous flying robots that change the way people interact with the world has grown in popularity amongst futurists …