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22 Statistics That Prove The Value of Personal Branding

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Personal Branding – The Power Game  We live in a world where your online reputation can be your strongest asset or your biggest liability. A world where sales and marketing are better executed by employees with strong personal brands than by the brands themselves. A world where companies hire not based on resumes and cover letters, but on information they find online. …

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Scientists Develop First Complete, Large-Scale Artificial Photosynthesis Facility for Renewable Energy

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From wind to solar energy, finding ways to harness renewable clean energy has been a trend in the scientific world. Now, scientists from Forschungszentrum Juelich have successfully created the first complete and compact artificial photosynthesis facility that could be used in practical applications outside the lab. According to the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the design aims to …

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Obduction is a beautiful virtual world that shows the limits of VR

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The year was 2013, and gaming studio Cyan Worlds was running a crowdfunding campaign for Obduction — a spiritual sequel to Myst, one of the most beloved adventure games of all time. When the campaign launched, Cyan co-founder Rand Miller dropped by Reddit, and somebody asked him a tantalizing question: would Obduction support a young, but increasingly exciting, new platform …

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5 Tips On How To Take Your Idea From Seed to Scale

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Many entrepreneurs don’t know how to take an idea from inception to fruition. That’s the reason why more than 90 per cent of all businesses fails. Even if someone did learn how to grow their business – they stay stagnant because they don’t know how to scale it. The line is increasingly blurry in the market on what works and …

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NASA launches mission to study massive asteroid in hopes of preventing catastrophic collision in 2035

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An artist’s rendering made available by NASA in July 2016 shows the mapping of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. NASA has launched the first ever mission to take samples from an asteroid in the hope of preventing the space rock having a catastrophic collision with Earth later this century. The asteroid Bennu, which measures about 500 metres …

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Time Travel 101 for (Inanimate) Dummies

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Is It more Than A Concept? Time travel is a concept that almost everybody at this point already knows. While not exactly limited to science fiction, time travel, along with space travel, is probably one the genre’s most staple ideas. From the classic The Chronic Argonauts to the contemporary likes of Back to the Future and Terminator, we’ve explored the …

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Want to blow up things in space?

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Here’s an app that let’s you do it.       If you have an appetite for cosmic destruction, there’s now an app for that, developed by the venerable PBS science series NOVA. NOVA Black Holes, a free iPad game, lets you hurl a star at other celestial objects while navigating an increasingly complex minefield of stars, planets and black …

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The ‘Earth next door’ may have a breathable atmosphere – and we could find out in 2 years

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The ‘Earth next door’ may have a breathable atmosphere – and we could find out in 2 years The funny thing about the discovery of Proxima b – the closest planet to our Solar System, which is also rocky, Earth-sized, and potentially habitable – is that nobody has actually seen it. Astronomers know it exists because they have seen its …

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How NASA Is Making ‘Star Trek’ Tech a Reality

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How NASA Is Making ‘Star Trek’ Tech a Reality Another Mission Into Space… “Star Trek” technologies are starting to become a reality in our everyday lives; just ask anyone who owns a cellphone or tries a virtual reality headset. But how real are these “Star Trek” technologies in space today, 50 years after the iconic science fiction series’ TV debut? …