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Short in length; long in talent: Canadian talent comes to Cannes

It’s a rare Cannes festival that doesn’t include some Canadian talent. Atom Egoyan, David Cronenberg, Denis Villeneuve and of course Xavier Dolan are …

Canadian News

Djokovic fails to snag Rome title, despite superpowers

Lightning strikes and feeds so much energy. I have been fortunate to experience sky show last night from up close. Ever since one hit me in the head …

Tennis

You Have Seven Seconds to Make a Good Impression. Make It Count

The rule of thumb is, you have seven seconds to make a good first impression. If that translates to text — likely, right? — that means we have about …

Niagara Falls

This Month in Physics History

May 1888: Tesla Patents "Electric Transmission of Power"<p>Electric power is an aspect of modern life that most of us take for granted. And while the …

Engineering

The Power of Being Different

Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Leonardo da Vinci—some of the greatest minds in history came with unusual quirks.Many of Einstein’s scientific …

Creativity

Nikola Tesla’s Most Extraordinary Interview, Hidden For 116 Years!

I <b>wanted to illuminate the whole earth. There is enough electricity to become a second sun. Light would appear around the equator, as a ring around</b> …

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Become an Innovative Thinker

Source: Oskar Krawczyk/Unsplash<p>From Vincent Van Gogh on through Kanye West, the figure of the broody, tortured artist looms large in the popular …

Creativity

The Innovation Lab That’s Pushing the Future of Eyewear

The corner of 40th and Avenue of the Americas, on the south end of New York City’s Bryant Park, is officially named Nikola Tesla Corner. In the …

Shopping

13 Inspiring People In Tech

, CommunityVoice<p>Inspiration can be found anywhere and everywhere — if you know how to look. Whether it’s the words of someone you admire or a typically ordinary occurrence you all of a sudden see in a new light, inspiration is what drives creativity and innovation in every field or industry.<p>(Noah …

Marc Andreessen

Want to Be More Creative? Do Something Mindless

Forget brainstorming. What your business really needs is some aimless wandering around the building.<p>It's an obvious truism that creativity is the source of innovation which is in turn the source of business success.<p>Not surprisingly, most companies try to make their employees more creative, usually …

Creativity

10 different fonts to give your projects a unique edge

You've seen a lot of fonts in your time, but lately the classics don't seem to be doing anything for you. Tattoo fonts? Old news. Cursive fonts? Been …

Typography

What Is The Most Important Skill You Need To Get Rich

As a small boy, we couldn't afford taking the auto rickshaw and I used to wonder why some people could afford big cars, houses and holidays to exotic …

Wealth

How Talking to Yourself Out Loud Can Help Your Brain and Show High Intelligence

While talking to yourself is often regarded a social no-no, possibly hinting at psychological problems, new research suggests that point of view may …

The Brain

Tesla Earnings: 'Here's What Those Fools Don't Realize'

There's a lot of ground to cover from Tesla’s quarterly earnings call, which is one of the best yet. I break down my article as follows.<p>Part 1: …

Tesla

Comic beautifully shows why we can't accept facts contrary to what we believe

Want to know why it's so hard to accept a fact that's contrary to a belief you've held since childhood?<p>Seek no further than <i>The Oatmeal</i>'s excellent new comic which shows how something called "the backfire effect" can stop humans from accepting new facts, especially if they're contrary to their own …

Humor

211. NIKOLA TESLA: Visions of the future

The ONE secret that Nikola Tesla wrested from nature on that fateful day in a Budapest park was the design for his most famous and important …

Comics

The Best Documentaries About Innovators In STEM

Throughout history, there are so many incredible Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) innovators whose lives we don’t even know about. For instance, if you ask most people who first dreamed up the radio, they’ll tell you it was Guglielmo Marconi — even though it was proven in court …

Documentaries

In NoLIta, a Tribute to Forgotten History

When Steve Stollman talks about the energy that once pulsed around the intersection of Houston and Mulberry Streets, he is not indulging some touchy-feely sensibility (even if he did make a living in the 1960s distributing hippie-friendly underground newspapers). He’s being literal.<p>In the late 19th …

New York City

Apple patents way to charge iPhone over Wi-Fi

Apple is investigating ways to charge iPhones and iPads wirelessly and without contact using the signal emitted by radio frequencies such as Wi-Fi, a patent filing has revealed.<p>The indication the company is working on the system will raise hopes that the end of having to physically plug a cable …

Wi-Fi

Barry, Dave, Bob? More startups ‘humanize’ their offerings

Naming companies is a daunting task, as anyone who does it for a living can attest. “It’s difficult to criticize a name,” says S.B. Master, a Berkeley, Ca.-based founder who has launched two naming companies in her career, one of which is nearly 30 years old. “From choosing a name, to getting a …

Startups

7 Signs That You Might Be An Actual Genius

(Photo: Getty)Since childhood, many of us have questioned our level of intelligence. I mean, at least I have. And I'm sure I'm not alone.It's only …

Edgar Allan Poe

Elon Musk and the cult of Tesla: How a tech startup rattled the auto industry to its core

Tesla is one of the most innovative and controversial companies in the world. Learn how its bold mission and Elon Musk's personality created a brand …

Tesla

IBM's Watson looked into my soul and 'drew' my portrait

Since its introduction to the world in 2009, IBM's Watson supercomputer has been crushing humans in <i>Jeopardy</i>, helping chefs make food with unconventional recipes and even offering tech support. But what happens when the artificial intelligence machine puts its own spin on a photo booth? To find out, …

Artificial Intelligence

Pointless Awesome Things Men Need To Know This Week [24.04.17]

Forget what you know about the world thanks to pops. Pointless & awesome is your weekly series of the weird and wonderful that will often serve a man …

John Sculley

Now on Kickstarter! Tesla Duels with Edison, Sentinels Protect Earth-Prime, and Chariots Race Around Rome

Several board games began their Kickstarter campaigns this week, and all with vastly different themes: Tesla vs. Edison: Duel is a 2-player

Board Games

New Exhibit, “Art with Watson: Hidden Portraits” Spotlights How Cognitive Computing Inspires Creativity

IBM is sponsoring “Art with Watson,” a special exhibit at the Cadillac House gallery, 330 Hudson Street, in New York City’s SOHO neighborhood, from …

IBM Watson

Discover Zagreb in 7 easy steps

<i>Are you planning to visit Croatia? You should not skip Zagreb. The country’s capital is a simple and magnificent city, full of stories, fun, and full</i> …

Europe

Research: Immigrants Played an Outsize Role in America’s Age of Innovation

America has always been “a nation of immigrants” to quote the title of John F. Kennedy’s famous book. Yet the role of immigrants in U.S. competitiveness has become increasingly contentious, especially in light of the recent presidential election. Our research attempts to shed light on this debate, …

United States

The scientists not marching for science are giving up on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

On Apr. 22, the world is likely to see the greatest-ever gathering of people fighting for science. It began as a reaction to US president Donald Trump’s disregard for facts, but quickly snowballed into a movement across the globe—in more than 600 places—that wants to celebrate the role science …

Science

6 Famous People From History (And Their Totally WTF Hobbies)

History isn't made by regular folk -- it's made by the crazy geniuses who kick history in the balls until history barfs up bilious fame and fortune. …

Joan of Arc