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December 27th, 2014 at 3:19 pm

Top 10 most profitable businesses in the U.S.


Big data analytics answers the question of what the most profitable industries are.. The most profitable sector in the United States is electrical equipment manufacturing, according to Powerlytics, a big data analytics company that offers financial insights into millions of businesses.



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December 27th, 2014 at 9:56 am

Top 10 Articles on

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The articles posted on the Impact Lab represent an unusual mix, all of which are oriented around future trends, future thinking, or recent innovations that may more may not alter the course of history.

With that in mind, here are the posts that caught most people’s attention over 2014.

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December 20th, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Top 14 Photos of the Week

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What he lacks in muscle and leg strength, he makes up for in wires …or whatever that is!

Quote of the Day:  “All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.” — H. L. Mencken

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November 9th, 2014 at 8:45 am

Top 10 crazy devices the secret service could use to put a stop to White House fence jumping

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A White House gate crasher bypassed an unlocked, manual front door and two guards and made it deep into the White House last month, while two K-9s managed to halt a would-be uninvited guests. So far, this year, there have been at least five intrusions on White House grounds demonstrating that maybe Secret Service officers could use some help protecting President Barack Obama.



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September 22nd, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Top 10 questions the Pew Research Center has tackled in the past 10 years

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The Pew Research Center was established by The Pew Charitable Trusts ten years ago to bring together several of Pew’s information initiatives. The new organization had a unique mission to offer nonpartisan, non-advocacy information to decision-makers and the public. The Center has amassed a large body of work over the past decade. For their tenth anniversary, here’s a look back at some of our most important findings.


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31 ways AI will affect the future of entertainment