Submitted by Bill Bonner via Bonner & Partners, Why I’m Looking Forward to the Next Big Crash Our beef with our own generation is not that it failed, but that it succeeded too well. It took control of government and used it like an ape uses a rock – to crack open a nut. Show More Summary
Everybody's heard of the Salem Witch Trails of 1692-1693, right? If you haven't, you need to get your ass to a library right ASAP. Many history teachers use the Salem Witch Trials to teach their students about the dangers of what can happen when mass hysteria takes over communities. Show More Summary
Mankind's most remote outpost underwent a significant remodel this week, as an entire module of the International Space Station was relocated in order to make way for the next generation of American commercial spacecraft. The move didn't...Show More Summary
Russia was first to implement the next generation Armata project. Though the idea of such a tank was first developed in Germany, the latter lacked the funding and political will to put it into practice, die Welt wrote.
As companies begin building the next generation of applications in the cloud, managing these applications and services is becoming increasingly challenging. For example, the retail industry is no longer just a collection of brick and mortar stores that sell goods and services during business hours. Instead, business is a 24x7x365 [...]
We’re moments away from the Google I/O 2015 keynote, where Google is expected to unveil the next generation of Android, discuss the future of Android Wear and possibly provide a few updates on the exciting modular phone known as Project Ara. Show More Summary
Microsoft's already demonstrated how its computer vision technology can recognize objects even better than humans, now it's onto the next frontier: Interpreting elements of a photo and automatically generating captions. That may not exactly sound exciting, but being able to accurately explain an image could be essential for artificial intelligence. Show More Summary
Now modern romance has been boiled down to desperately swiping through Tinder – something a piece of meat can do as well as a human – the next step is to stop thinking entirely. If you’re unable to generate your own crass, ill-thought...Show More Summary
Step aside, baby boomers. The Millennials are taking your place. The demographic born between 1980 and 2000, also dubbed Generation Y, will become the biggest consumer buying group by 2020, accounting for $1.4 trillion in spending, according to Accenture data. Retailers ranging from Whole Foods to Macy’s are taking note, testing new [...]
Categories: Innovation, Learning / Research, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: L1, Sourcing and Categories We recently published an introduction to work intermediation platforms (WIPs) on Spend Matters PRO. Show More Summary
The world’s biggest nuclear-powered icebreaker keel laying ceremony took place of at the Baltic Shipyard on 26 May 2015. Heads of Atomfflot, the Baltic Shipyard
The US military has been developing next generation weapons for years, and in that effort, it’s made some impressive advances. The latest: a targeted electromagnetic pulse weapon capable of knocking out electronics without collateral damage.
How can academic medical centers best manage the emerging issue of conflict of interest among scientists and physicians working to develop the next generation of treatments and cures? How do academic conflict of interest policies affect...Show More Summary
VB Insight's latest report helps demystify the burgeoning virtual-reality and augmented-reality landscape.
A few years ago, I flew from Toronto to Ohio to pick up a dog I'd adopted after falling in love with him on Petfinder. My Bonzi Billy Beagle was at the Columbus City Center mall, where Beagles'R'Us was holding an adoption event with the help of eager high school volunteers. Show More Summary
Yup. It was only a matter of time before Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation got a spin-off. Well, not a real one of course, but the one we wished he'd gotten. You know, the one where he flies around space impregnating alien females. Yeah, that one.
Star Trek: The Next Generation has been off the air for over 20 years, yet one devoted fan has given Commander William Riker a pilot for the spin-off that some fans have always wanted, with hilarious results. The fan-made short is the work of Jan van den Hemel, according to Blastr, who along with fellow Star Trek’s William T. Show More Summary
Amy Norman is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Little Passports, a company dedicated to creating inspiring and fun ways for kids to learn about the world and become the next generation of global citizens. Prior to co-founding Little Passports, Norman worked in finance and strategy at McKinsey. Show More Summary
This Star Trek Select The Next Generation Worf Bust Bank depicts our favorite Klingon warrior with phaser at the ready, because he is defending your hard earned money. Your money will be safe with Worf looking out for it. This 7-inch tall vinyl bust bank features quality paint applications and a coin slot on his […]