Nikola Tesla

The wireless power grid: More than 100 years in the making

If you can imagine a massive, horrifying beast with some 6 million miles of tentacles that costs up to $33 billion to feed and $5 trillion to replace, then you can imagine the U.S. electricity grid.<p>But it’s a beast that can possibly be vanquished, finally.<p>How? Magnetic induction and resonant …

Money

Kicking Back With Mr Nicholas Hoult

The British actor on the art of the perfect party, what he learnt from Mr Tom Ford and becoming an adult<p>Mr Nicholas Hoult is more of a house party …

Nicholas Hoult

No Limits: An Interview with Josiane Ishimwe and Allison Murdock - Rookie

Collage by Ruby Aitken.<p>Venture capital is a type of investment fund that uses money from wealthy individuals, firms and funds to financially back a …

Diversity

Animation celebration at 16th Sommets du cinéma d'animation

Animated film takes centre screen at the 16th Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Wednesday through Sunday at the Cinémathèque québécoise.<p>The festival …

Canadian News

Israeli doctoral student makes list of inventors with world’s most patents

Assaf Natanzon has now joined famed inventors such as Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and Alexander Graham Bell.<p>A doctoral student in computer science at …

Thomas Edison

How did we get here? 9 major milestones in the history of killer robots

The idea of robotic warfare has been a sci-fi staple for ages. Decades before <i>Terminator</i> invoked a hellish world pitting man against machine, the …

Robots

We Are Capable of Super Human Abilities Using These Ancient Techniques!

Ever wanted to be in more than one place at a time? That’s right, I’m talking about the super-human abilities that can be gained by those who follow …

Meditation

Get gooped for the holidays with a Gwyneth Paltrow gift

NEW YORK (AP) — Ridiculous but awesome might be a good place to start when it comes to Gwyneth Paltrow's gift selections via her lifestyle brand goop.<p>Goop curates the heck out of holiday shopping , both online and through pop-up stores in New York, Miami and Newport Beach, California. Prices go …

Beauty

The Big Bang Theory Recap: Karma’s a Pitch

The Big Bang Theory<p>The Tesla Recoil Season 11 Episode 8<p>Editor's Rating 2 stars<p>When a sitcom episode only has two characters you don’t want to toss a …

Celebrity News

Introducing the Complete Your Collection Packs on Rift—Plus More Holiday Treats in Store!

With the holiday season upon us, we’re ready to celebrate in style! Today, we’re excited to announce three new bundles for Rift that take advantage …

Virtual Reality

Solar-powered Edison Light Is a Bright Idea - Technabob

Celebrate one of the world’s greatest inventors with Kikkerland’s desktop sculpture of Thomas Alva Edison. Not only does it look like man behind some …

Clean Energy

'The Big Bang Theory' Season 11, Episode 8 recap: the gang forms a rift

The gang finds themselves taking sides in an age-old scientific debate on the latest episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” When Sheldon takes credit for the guy’s work, the rift almost becomes more than they can handle.<p>The episode opens with the group converging at Leonard and Penny’s place to watch a …

Entertainment

The most ridiculous ‘UFO sightings’ of the past month

From Roswell to <i>War of the Worlds,</i> the prospect of making first contact is thrilling, terrifying, and a surefire way to grab public attention. That’s …

UFOs

Engineering a lasting peace

<b>War has driven some of our biggest technological leaps. If only we could innovate with such purpose and drive in peacetime we might just solve all</b> …

Engineering

Our Favorite Fictionalized Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors in SFF

Sci-fi and fantasy writers love populating their stories with towering geniuses. After all, nothing lends credence to a work of SFF like a brilliant …

Women in Science

The Jupiter Chronicles Book 3 has Finally Arrived!

Book Three, The Orb of Terra is finally here. After multiple surgeries, many trials of life, and one successful fundraiser,…The post The Jupiter …

Barnes & Noble

GamesBeat weekly news roundup: EA buys Respawn, Nexon grabs Pixelberry

Welcome to our latest GamesBeat roundup. We’ve got a lot of news packed into this one, from EA’s purchase of Respawn to Nexon’s acquisition of Pixelberry. Enjoy!<p><b>Pieces of flair and opinion</b><p>The DeanBeat: What gamers should grasp about big games and big studios<br>• Call of Duty: WWII — Playing a badass …

Business

The New World of Innovation-as-a-Service

Capturing innovation from "the crowd" (as in crowdsourcing) is now streamlined enough to become a part of any company's survival kit.<p>Technological disruption is shattering all those truisms we've held on to for so long: Social media has cast new meaning on the phrase, “A stranger is just a friend …

Innovation

Renaming Balkan airports to annoy the neighbours

ACROSS the western Balkans, gleaming new airport terminals are being built—and named in ways that upset the neighbours. A futuristic new facility …

Economics

The Invisible Hours turns Nikola Tesla’s murder into a VR whodunit

Nikola Tesla is dead, and his murderer is somewhere in the house. But finding them isn’t going to be straightforward. In The Invisible Hours, a virtual reality mystery game, you’ll observe seven characters, eavesdrop on their conversations, and glean their secrets to unravel what happened to Tesla …

Business

The Advantages of Solitude

Once upon a time, a Greek sage in the ancient times was asked, “What is difficult?” His reply was, “To know yourself.”<p>Our view of our inner self does …

Introverts

13 Lessons Learned From Business Conferences

There’s no shortage of business conferences and networking events to attend as a new entrepreneur. These events can be fruitful in their ability to …

Entrepreneurship

6 life lessons from 40 years of financial writing - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>There was a time when I thought it would be a major accomplishment to turn 30. So getting …

Business

Thom Yorke Had a Chat with Benedict Cumberbatch About Monks and Nikola Tesla

Two extremely English names, one odd interview.<p>Thom Yorke is a weird dude. It's endearing most of the time! We can all relate to his fears of car crashes and global warming, as well as his habit of crying when he hears his band's music. While he normally has a more grounded interviewer to play off …

Thom Yorke

Miami Beach mayor enters governor’s race: ‘I call ’em like I see ’em’

Philip Levine officially began his Democratic campaign for Florida governor Wednesday with the lack of subtlety that has characterized him over two …

Miami Beach

Wireless charging explained: What is it and how does it work?

Wireless charging has been around since the late 19th century, when electricity pioneer Nikola Tesla demonstrated magnetic resonant coupling – the …

Apple

Happy 113th Birthday To Our Miraculously Still Sorta Functioning Subway System

The subway system turns 113 years old today, October 27th. Not that fancy, underground pneumatic train of the 1800s, but the first IRT subway, which …

New York City

The FBI's Nikola Tesla files

The FBI published 160 pages of its files on inventor Nikola Tesla last year, responding to a Freedom of Information Act request. It's gone viral, …

Freedom of Information

5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Launched My Start-Up: Cooper Harris, CEO and Founder of Klickly

“I’d suggest that anyone bringing a new product to market invest the time and energy (we spent about 3 months) to really listen to your customers’ day-to-day pain points. Then solve them.”<p><i>I had the pleasure of interviewing Cooper Harris, CEO and founder of Klickly, one of BuiltIn LA’s “Top</i> …

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