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October 24th, 2014 at 10:07 am

Groundbreaking new battery charges to 70% in 2 minutes, and lasts 20 years

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The battery is expected to be on the market in 2 years.

Are you tired of waiting an hour for your phone to charge before you leave the house? Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have come up with the best solution yet – a lithium ion battery that charges to 70 percent in just two minutes.

 

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October 24th, 2014 at 9:50 am

Researchers create decoy protein that may stop cancer from spreading

A laboratory researcher in a file photo. REUTERS/Sebastian Derungs

The decoy protein significantly slowed metastasis in the study.

Often times, cancer begins in one part of the body and spreads elsewhere via the bloodstream or lymphatic system. This spreading, called metastasis, makes the disease deadly and difficult to halt—even using chemotherapy drugs with serious side effects.

 

 

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October 24th, 2014 at 9:35 am

The future of campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond

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Recruiters will need to look into their crystal balls to determine what campus recruiting will look in the future.

The employment landscape will continue to change as technology moves forward. What does this mean for campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond? It will look much different from today – students will have different majors, use different technologies, and plan for completely new and undiscovered career paths.

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October 24th, 2014 at 9:03 am

Amazon slated to open two pop-up stores in California

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The pop-up stores will carry Amazon-branded e-readers, tablets, smartphones, and streaming media players.

Amazon announced last week that it is opening up pop-up stores in San Francisco and Sacramento, California, next week for the holiday shopping season. The online retailer is also rumored to be opening a brick-and-mortar store in New York.

 

 

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October 24th, 2014 at 8:18 am

25 signs that the global economy is broken and obsolete

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By Adam Riva: The global economy and any form of government that utilizes it are inherently obsolete and structurally unsound. They cannot be “fixed” because their very underpinning is a mishmash of competition, hierarchy, fractional reserve banking, and fiat currency – all operating under scarcity, coercion, inequality, and varying forms and degrees of economic slavery. We must stop trying to patch the tire and replace it altogether. We are long overdue for a true revolution in the monetary sector of society.

 

 

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October 22nd, 2014 at 4:08 pm

Why this is the best moment in history to be born in 23 charts

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There seems to be bad news everywhere you look these days. Sometimes it seems like the world is falling apart. Between Ebola, climate change, Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine, and the ongoing war in Iraq and Syria.

 

 

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October 22nd, 2014 at 3:11 pm

Futurework – how technology will redefine the culture of work

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“We’re increasingly going to be working with technology, and clearly some technologies are going to replace us.”

Former Secretary of Labor and professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, Robert Reich and Susan Hassler, editor in chief of IEEE Spectrum magazine, Susan Hassler , are joined by engineers, scientists, and futurists from MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Rice University, and the Institute for the Future to give listeners insights into how technology will redefine work in the not too distant future. (Podcast)

 

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October 22nd, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Why Google could beat Apple and become the first $1 trillion company

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Google could beat Apple to the milestone.

Colin Gillis, a technology analyst at BGC Partners predicts Google Inc. will be the first $1 trillion company by market capitalization, not current front-runner Apple Inc.

 

 

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October 21st, 2014 at 11:30 am

Is it better to rent or buy a home? Comparing the monthly costs

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Renting vs. owning

Ever since the financial crisis left many Americans in dire financial straits, the debate over renting versus buying a home has heated up. American households’ spending on housing is on average 33% of their annual expenses, but until recently we didn’t have data to show the differences in costs between monthly mortgage payments versus rent.

 

 

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October 21st, 2014 at 11:08 am

You can go to college in Germany for free no matter where you are from

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Germany didn’t just abolish tuition for Germans, the ban goes for international students, too.

Lower Saxony has made itself the final state in Germany to do away with any public university tuition whatsoever. As of now, all state-run universities in the Federal Republic—legendary institutions that put the Bildung in Bildungsroman, like the Universität Heidelberg, the Universität München, or the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin—cost exactly nothing.

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