Email There are a lot of skills you don’t need. You can be happy and successful without knowing how to rebuild a car’s engine, program a web application, or replace drywall.
We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), but the majority of us have to accept the sobering reality that preternatural abilities simply aren't possible.
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Benjamin Franklin used a kite to prove that lightning is electricity; The German engineer Stephan Wrage is using a kite to move really big ships. Inspired by two of his hobbies-kite-flying and sailing-Wrage realized that large kites could be used to pull freighters, thereby dramatically reducing fuel costs and producing fewer emissions.
Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set.
1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2.
Top Ten Robots That You Never Knew You Wanted
“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. – Albert Einstein”
It’s not every day you see a functioning robot from a CG animated film come to life.
Earlier this year, a Russian media mogul named Dmitry Itskov formally announced his intention to disembody our conscious minds and upload them to a hologram--an avatar--by 2045. In other words he outlined a plan to achieve immortality, removing the human mind from the physical constraints presented by the biological human body.
To paraphrase E.B. White, the perfect sentence is one from which nothing can be added or removed.
What makes a business book the “best”? Best-selling?
An open letter to the next generation of designers, part 1. Everyone has moments in their career when they look back and think, "If I had only known then what I know now...."
The video, originally shot back in July at TAM 2011 Las Vegas , is of a panel featuring Bill Nye, astronomers Neil DeGrasse Tyson & Pamela Gay, and theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss—and the entire discussion is moderated by Bad Astronomy ‘s Phil Plait. The subjects raised are consequential, the discussions thought provoking, and the opinions of the panelists refreshingly diverse (and often conflicting). OMGIROTFLAIJSMP also a Geekation mod.
You’d be hard pressed to guess that this bike started life as a 1987 Honda Hurricane , known less evocatively as the CBR 1000F.