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Move Over Tesla, Europe's Building Its Own Battery Gigafactories - Bloomberg. Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe, challenging a lead Tesla Inc. is building at a plant in Nevada and opening the way for a quicker shift toward green power for both cars and utilities.

Move Over Tesla, Europe's Building Its Own Battery Gigafactories - Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday is scheduled to break ground at a 500 million-euro ($543 million) plant to assemble lithium-ion energy-storage units for Daimler AG, which produces Mercedes-Benz and Maybach luxury cars. The facility 130 kilometers (81 miles) south of Berlin highlights a push by both major automakers and power companies into energy storage.

The technology is crucial to drive the next generation of green vehicles and to hold electricity from wind and solar farms for when it’s needed most. With two dominant industries moving in the same direction, the cost of batteries is likely to plunge quickly, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. For a note from BNEF on when electric cars will rival regular ones on price, click here. Common Blog - Flexible, Friendly Shared Housing & Coliving. Common Living Inc. Why Fast Inc. Accelerator is Changing the Way Entrepreneurs Think & Grow. Discovering Intelligent Design. The National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists. Tech in Asia - Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem. Google is acquiring data science community Kaggle. Sources tell us that Google is acquiring Kaggle, a platform that hosts data science and machine learning competitions.

Google is acquiring data science community Kaggle

Details about the transaction remain somewhat vague, but given that Google is hosting its Cloud Next conference in San Francisco this week, the official announcement could come as early as tomorrow. Reached by phone, Kaggle co-founder CEO Anthony Goldbloom declined to deny that the acquisition is happening. Uk.businessinsider. Drybar cofounders Michael Landau and Alli Webb.


Drybar Sibling entrepreneurs Alli Webb and Michael Landau say they owe much of their business' enormous success to the three-word motto they've embraced since day one: "We are family. " YourStory Meetup in your city on February 23! - Founders Fund. Bridgewater Associates, LP. LetMeShine. Untitled. Cogito – Real-time emotional intelligence. Clients – Steve Hardison. Clients fly in from: Hawaii, Japan, England, Bermuda, New York, South Dakota, California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, D.C.

Clients – Steve Hardison

Those flying on commercial airlines fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor. Those flying in private jets may fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor or Falcon Field in Mesa. Sky Harbor is 15 miles and Falcon Field is three miles from my office. Reece Bawden Owner, American Pacific Holdings, LLC. Build a Winner's Mind Power Set. My early professional training was in the medical sciences and psychology.

Build a Winner's Mind Power Set

After receiving my Masters Degree I conducted Easlen-inspired intensive workshops for Silicon Valley executives and business owners. I was one of the first to study how the brainwaves of meditators were unique, reconnected to my early interest in how the brain creates our thoughts and actions. The Prosperous Coach – Rich Litvin. Uk.businessinsider. If You're Angry A Lot Lately, Maybe You're Not Pessimistic Enough. MINERVA 21. Comedian Issa Rae on the Ass. A handful of inches from the camera, a woman is shaking her ass.

Comedian Issa Rae on the Ass

She’s bent over, and though her face is obscured, her butt moves as though it were nodding in vehement assent: Yes, yes, yes, yes. Then the camera crosscuts to cheering men and other women doing the same thing. This is the 1998 music video for Juvenile’s massive hit “Back That Ass Up” — a seminal moment in the history of ratchet music.

That genre of raunchy rap formed the soundtrack to young Issa Rae’s life. The comedian, and star of the upcoming HBO show Insecure, broke down the Juvenile track thusly: “The chorus alone lays the foundation and the formula for all successful ratchet songs. Little did Rae know how important big butts and big-buttedness would become: “Big asses …would have a huge theme in the music I would grow up to love,” she told the audience. Equity Crowdfunding by Indiegogo - Product Hunt. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – Advancing Human Potential and Promoting Equality. Coaching models. Change hurts 14 Sep Our little graph shows the process of change.

Coaching models

Nothing changes without movement. Movement causes friction. Friction causes pain. Decision in Rear Mirror 9 May. Rovio Fun Learning. National Innovation and Science Agenda. 5 Steps to Illustrating a Repeat Pattern by Hand. Creating your own repeat pattern tile is a simple skill that's applicable to hundreds of fun projects — and your friends will ALWAYS be impressed!

5 Steps to Illustrating a Repeat Pattern by Hand

Try wallpaper, book covers, posters, gift wrap, or your phone lock screen. How Twitter can help build your personal brand. Online Coaching - Get the motivation, guidance, and support you need to get your life on track.

Online Coaching -

Maybe you’re not feeling the love, support, and synergy in your personal relationships and want to know how to turn them around (or how to end the toxic relationships in your life and attract new, positive relationships). Maybe you feel like you’re stuck in a dead-end job, and dread waking up and going to work each morning. Steve Hardison – The Ultimate Coach.