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Top 3 ways travel is going to be different in 2024

October 17th, 2014 at 10:30 am » Comments Off

Breakthrough technologies and new destinations will shape the global travel industry by 2024. Skyscanner, a travel booking site, released a report earlier this year predicting what travel will be like in 2024. Skyscanner teamed up with 56 experts to analyze and present the breakthrough technologies and exciting new destinations that will shape the global travel industry over the next ten […]



Facebook’s solar-powered internet delivering drones could be in use by 2018

October 1st, 2014 at 10:50 am » Comments Off

Facebook internet delivery drone. Facebook is pushing toward thousands of solar-powered internet delivering drones.  They will have the wingspan of a jumbo jet and fly at 17 mile height. The semi-autonomous drones will be the size of jumbo jets which will fly 17 miles above the Earth to provide wireless internet access to the four […]



Accept Uber-style disruption or face unemployment: Eric Schmidt to the European Union

September 30th, 2014 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt, Google’s Chairman, wants to play nice with the European Union, but he isn’t about to give in to calls for regulation. “Europe needs to accept and embrace disruption. The old ways of doing things need to face competition that forces them to innovate,” he wrote in an op-ed for Digital Minds for […]



Scientists reinventing photosynthesis to feed the world

September 23rd, 2014 at 12:18 pm » Comments Off

If we could make the process more efficient, scientists estimate we could increase yields by 36 to 60 percent. What if we ended up with 50% more rice and wheat by using the same amount of water and fertilizer? Sound impossible? No, just some chemistry and genetic engineering. Scientists have recently figured out the second […]



Google’s Larry Page wants to build a super-efficient airport the rest of the world can copy

September 23rd, 2014 at 11:27 am » Comments Off

Larry Page Larry Page’s ambitions are huge. He has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts moonshots.    



Top 7 facts about world migration

September 8th, 2014 at 10:29 am » Comments Off

Humans have been migrating around the planet in great numbers since they first left Africa 60,000 years ago. The advent of international borders certainly did not stop global migration. Although the percentage of the world’s people living outside of their birth countries has remained steady in recent decades, the world’s increasing population means that the sheer […]



A map of all the pinged devices on the internet

September 4th, 2014 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Here’s a map where all devices on the internet are located. The Internet consists of a vast series of tubes, computers, and devices networked together sharing the same information. But where are all those pieces of hardware located?    



Why some poorer countries lend to richer countries

September 2nd, 2014 at 12:47 pm » Comments Off

In the last ten years, the increase in global imbalances has posed a theoretical challenge for international macroeconomics. Why did some less-developed countries with a higher need for capital, like China, lend to richer countries?    



How much time do students spend in classrooms worldwide?

August 29th, 2014 at 9:43 am » Comments Off

Does a greater number of years in school mean more learning? When you compare education systems around the world to see what’s working and what isn’t, one of the metrics we often see is ‘school life expectancy.’  This is known as how many years students go to school. We most often assume that students go […]



Where cats are more popular than dogs around the world

August 4th, 2014 at 12:56 pm » Comments Off

There are only two types of people in the world: cat people and dog people. Data from Euromonitor, a market research firm, suggest that these differences extend beyond individual preferences and to the realm of geopolitics: it turns out there are cat countries and dog countries, too. (Video)    



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